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showtime
Jun 2, 2009, 10:30 PM
How can I copy an area from one PDF document and paste it on top of another PDF document? I have Adobe Acrobat if that'll help. Thanks!



DesignerOnMac
Jun 2, 2009, 10:54 PM
How can I copy an area from one PDF document and paste it on top of another PDF document? I have Adobe Acrobat if that'll help. Thanks!

Sorry do not know if this will help you or not, but the only way I know how to do this is bring both PDF files into photoshop. Copy and Paste the second PDF into the first PDF as a second layer. Flatten the two layers and create a new PDF, (if that is what the final file is to be).

showtime
Jun 3, 2009, 12:16 AM
Thanks. I might have to resort to photoshop?

How about typing on a PDF? Is it possible to parts of a pdf and type over it?

fireball370
Jun 3, 2009, 12:40 AM
Thanks. I might have to resort to photoshop?

How about typing on a PDF? Is it possible to parts of a pdf and type over it?

If I remember correctly, you'll need Adobe Acrobat Professional, (NOT reader or standard)

They've moved the menus around in CS4, but I think the option to edit copy on a PDF is located in

Tools > Advanced Editing > Text Edit tool.

Someone correct me if I'm wrong.. (I have CS4 at work, but not here at home)

Good luck!

telecomm
Jun 3, 2009, 12:48 AM
First the usual warning. You can do this in Acrobat (if you don't have the original files), but it's not the best way to do this. These changes are always best made to the originals.

OK, try using the TouchUp Object tool. You can select an object (say, a text panel), copy it and paste it into another document. You may need to use the TouchUp Text tool to clean up any extra stuff that gets copied over.

Also, you could insert text into a transparent text box with no outline (just like Word).

showtime
Jun 3, 2009, 02:28 AM
Thanks for all the tips!

First the usual warning. You can do this in Acrobat (if you don't have the original files), but it's not the best way to do this. These changes are always best made to the originals.

OK, try using the TouchUp Object tool. You can select an object (say, a text panel), copy it and paste it into another document. You may need to use the TouchUp Text tool to clean up any extra stuff that gets copied over.

Also, you could insert text into a transparent text box with no outline (just like Word).

The TouchUp Object tool worked perfectly. Thanks again everyone!