Editing Path Content

Path content are lines and shape objects within the PDF. 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 Edit Path Content

  1. Activate the tool by clicking on the Edit Content button on the Document Tab making sure the "Path" option is selected in the  drop down arrow.
  2. Then click or drag an area with the mouse to select the desired content. Once selected, content can be edited, moved or deleted following the instructions below.
    • Note: Selecting multiple pieces of content will let you update the properties for all pieces at once
  3. Once complete, to exit Content Editing mode, simply click on the hand tool or Esc on the keyboard

Move or Edit Properties

Move or Edit the path by doing the following

Path Content Properties

Path Content contain the following property settings:

Fill Color: the fill color of the path

Fill TransparencySets the transparency of the fill color

Stroke Color: the border color of the path

Stroke TransparencySets the transparency of the stroke color

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

Line CapSets the shape to be used at the end of the line

Line JoinSets the shape to be used on the corners or joints of the line

Blend Mode: settings to determine how the path object colors will be blended together when overlayed on top of each other

Cut, Copy, & Paste Path Content

Cut or Copy path by doing the following

Remove Path Content

Delete the path by pressing the Del key or right-click on the path (CTRL + Click on Mac) and choose Delete in the context menu.

 

 


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