Editing Path Content

Path content is any content that is not either a text or an image. Paths are two-dimensional shapes created using a set of points to generate lines or shapes. Paths can be used to create anything from shapes and dividers to even text and images. The Content editing tool is capable of editing paths that are a part of the PDF. Paths can be moved, edited, or deleted using the content editing tool.

How to Move Path Content

  1. Select the Content Editing tool by clicking the on the toolbar, going to Edit > Edit Content, or using the shortcut key Ctrl + Shift + E (Command + Shift + E on Mac)
  2. Move or Edit the Path by doing the following
  3. Once complete, to exit Content Editing mode, simply click on the hand tool or Esc on the keyboard

Path Content Properties

Path Content contain the following property settings:

Fill Color: the fill color of the path

Stroke Color: the border color of the path

Border Width: the width of the border line of the path

How to Remove Paths

  1. Select the Content Editing tool by clicking the on the toolbar, going to Edit > Edit Content, or using the shortcut key Ctrl + Shift + E (Command + Shift + E on Mac)
  2. Delete the Path by pressing the Del key or right-click on the Path (CTRL + Click on Mac) and choose Remove > Delete/Cut in the context Path menu.
  3. Once complete, to exit Content Editing mode, simply click on the hand tool or Esc on the keyboard

Delete/Cut

Delete/cut will remove the Path from the document and add it your clipboard; Using Ctrl+V (Mac: Cmd+V) or by right clicking (Mac: Ctrl + Click) and selecting paste will add the Path back to its original position.