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The search tool is one of PDFfiller’s latest enhancements. Using this tool, you can find a word or a phrase in a PDF document. Now you will save even more time editing or annotating your PDFs because our search tool not only finds words, but also enables you to erase, highlight, and redact them.

To activate the Search tool, click the Search button on the main toolbar or press CTRL+F on your keyboard.


Search and Highlight Text in PDF

The search toolbar will appear under the editing tools.


Search and Highlight Text in PDF

Type the text you want to find in the search field. The counter will show you the total number of search terms found in the document and the ordinal number of the current search term. The currently selected term is highlighted in green, the others in red.


Search and Highlight Text in PDF

To jump to the next search term, click the down arrow; to go to the previous instance, click the up arrow.


Search and Highlight Text in PDF

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FAQ

  • How do you highlight words on a PDF?
    Open a PDF document in Adobe Reader. ... Click on the highlighter tool. ... Position the cursor at the beginning of the text you want to highlight. Click and hold, then drag the cursor across the text. Release the click when you are done. ... Click on File in the menu bar and Save in the drop-down menu.
  • How do I enable Highlight tool in PDF?
    Open PDF. Click the "Open" button to select the file you'd like to highlight. This will open the file within PDFelement. Highlight PDF Text. Go to the "Comment" tab and select "Highlight". ... Save PDF. Once you have highlighted the text, you can save the changes.
  • How do I enable Highlight tool in Adobe Reader?
    Open a document using “Adobe Reader“. Select “View” > “Comment” > “Annotations“. The “Annotations” options appear on the right pane. Right-click the highlight icon, then choose “Tool default properties“. Select the color palette, then choose a desired color.
  • Why can't I highlight my PDF?
    Most likely because the file is composed of images (possibly scans) and does not contain any "real" text. If you can't select the text with the text selection tool then you can't highlight it, either. Use other markup tools, like the Square tool, instead.
  • How can I highlight a PDF online?
    Visit LightPDF's official page. Once on the page, click “Edit PDF” and another page will be shown. ... After the file is completely loaded, start reading till you reach the portion that you need to highlight.
  • How do I make a PDF Highlightable?
    Go to the "File" menu, select "Open" and choose your scanned PDF document. At this point, your scan is considered a single image by the program and the text areas are not editable. Make the text editable by going to the "Tools" menu, selecting "Recognize Text" and choosing "In This File."
  • How do you highlight multiple words in Adobe PDF?
    OCR the document if necessary. Acrobat cannot search for words unless there is a text layer in the document. Choose View—>Toolbars—>Redaction. This will open the Redaction Toolbar. Click the Search and Redact button. ... The Words and Phrases to Search and Redact window opens.
  • Can you highlight in pdf with different colors?
    Open any PDF document, go to menu View -> Comment -> Annotations, right-click on the "Highlight text" tool, choose "Tool Default Properties" and you will be able to change its default color.
  • How do I highlight multiple pages in a PDF?
    Click each of the other page thumbnails that you want to select while holding down the "Control" key. To select a consecutive group of pages, click the first page and then the last page while holding down the "Shift" key.
  • How do you highlight in Adobe Acrobat?
    For some reason they made highliting text more difficult than it should be in Acrobat Pro DC. To highlight text, you need to use the selection tool(cursor) to select the text you want to highlight. After selecting the text, right click within the selected area and choose "Highlight Text".
  • How do I highlight a PDF in Chrome?
    Highlight Websites: Drag your mouse across paragraph that you would like to highlight, then pick the color you want on the highlighter popup. Click on the Weava icon on your chrome browser to refer to what you've already highlighted.
  • How do I highlight a PDF in Google Chrome?
    Easiest way to highlight text on any webpage! Simply select text, then right click it to select the "Highlight" option. Alternatively, use the default keyboard shortcut 'Ctrl+Shift+H'.
  • How can I highlight a PDF document?
    Open a PDF document in Adobe Reader. ... Click on the highlighter tool. ... Position the cursor at the beginning of the text you want to highlight. Click and hold, then drag the cursor across the text. Release the click when you are done. ... Click on File in the menu bar and Save in the drop-down menu.
  • Can I highlight a PDF in Google Drive?
    It's very easy to highlight text in a pdf file stored on Google Drive. ... Select the text you want to highlight. Once you highlight you will see a comment icon just beside the text you have highlighted. Refer image below.
  • How do you draw on top of a PDF?
    Choose Tools > Comment. ... Draw in the PDF: ... To edit or resize the markup, select it and drag one of the handles to make your adjustments. To add a pop-up note to the markup, select the Hand tool, and double-click the markup.
  • How do I highlight the same text in a PDF?
    OCR the document if necessary. ... Choose Tools—>Redaction. ... Click the Search and Redact button. ... Type in your search term. ... Click the Search and Redact button. Click Check All which will mark each result.
  • How do you highlight certain words in a PDF?
    OCR the document if necessary. ... Choose Tools—>Redaction. ... Click the Search and Redact button. ... Type in your search term. ... Click the Search and Redact button. Click Check All which will mark each result.
  • How do I enable highlighting in PDF?
    Open PDF. Click the "Open" button to select the file you'd like to highlight. This will open the file within PDFelement. Highlight PDF Text. Go to the "Comment" tab and select "Highlight". ... Save PDF. Once you have highlighted the text, you can save the changes.
  • How do I select a word in a PDF document?
    Open the PDF document in Reader. Right-click the document, and choose Select Tool from the pop-up menu. Drag to select text, or click to select an image. Right-click the selected item, and choose Copy.
  • How do I enable select tool in PDF?
    Click Preferences on the Edit menu. ... Select General from the list on the Preferences dialog box. ... Select the Enable text selection for the Hand tool check box. Type a pixel value in the Text selection margin size text box. ... Type a pixel value in the Column selection margin size text box.