Edit text How to edit text in PDF? 1. Open your PDF Extra document. 2. Click Edit or the Edit dropdown to activate the Editing Tools panel on the right. 3. Select the text you want to edit and use the Editing Tools panel to edit the selected text. How to change font properties in PDF 1. Open your PDF Extra document and click the Edit tab. 2. Select the text you want to edit and use the Editing Tools pane to change its font properties. 3. To confirm the changes, close the Editing Tools panel.