Redaction Properties

When redacting content from within the PDF there are a variety of options that can be set. These options can apply to either the redaction annotation or the redaction once applied.

Redaction Annotation Properties

To access the Redaction Annotation properties right click (Mac: Ctrl + Click) on the redaction annotation and choose Properties in the mouse menu or click on the edit button on the Mini Toolbar. Redaction Annotations contain the following property settings.

Appearance

Annotation

Outline Color - Sets the color of the border for only the redaction annotation

Fill Color - Sets the fill color for only the redaction annotation

Transparency - Sets the transparency of the shape for only the redaction annotation

Redaction

Fill Color - Sets the fill color of the redaction once it is applied

Note: Selecting the No Color option erases the content and will not place any square where the content used to be once the redaction has been applied.

Text - This will apply text on top of the redaction square once applied

Font - The font of the text placed on top of the redaction

Font Size - The font size of the text placed on top of the redaction

Font Color - The color of the text placed on top of the redaction

Alignment - The alignment of the text placed on top of the redaction

Repeat Text - Weather or not to continuously repeat the text placed on top of the redaction

Note / Comment - A note can be added to shapes that will be displayed when hovered over by the mouse

Save as default - When checked this will make the selected appearance settings the default for any new Redaction annotations going forward

Locked - When checked prevents the following on the annotation: being moved or resized, editing appearance properties, & deleting the annotation.

General

Author - Allows you to edit the author

Subject - Allows you to edit the subject

Status History

This tab will display and changes to the review status of the annotation including Author, Status, and Timestamp. For more details see Setting Status or Check Marks on Annotations