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PDF Redaction & PDF Eraser 1: Delete All Original Contents

(See Example PDF before Redaction/Eraser,  PDF after Redaction/Eraser,  and the Example PDFill Project File)

This function lets you delete all the original contents: Text, Image, Shapes, PDF Comments and PDF Form Fields.

Step 1: There are 3 places to access this function:

From Edit Menu => Delete => Delete All Original Contents

From Insert Menu => Redaction & Eraser => Delete All Original Contents

From Format Toolbar => Click  Icon to pop up the Redaction/Eraser Menu => Delete All Original Contents

Step 2: Then, draw a selection box to mark the area to be deleted. The PDF Form Field will be deleted immediately. The original comment will be marked also.

Step 3: Save into a new PDF to see the effect.

Note: To Delete the same contents across the pages, such as Header/Footer/Bates Number, select the redaction object first, Edit Menu > Align Tools > Move or Duplicate Object


Here are the three Steps to Delete all the original contents:

Step 1. Pop up the Redaction/Eraser Menu and Select "Delete All Original Contents"

From Edit Menu => Delete   From Insert Menu => Redaction & Eraser  
Select "Delete All Original Contents"

Select "Delete All Original Contents"

 

or From Format Toolbar and Click Icon to pop up the Redaction/Eraser Menu


Step 2. Draw a selection Box to mark the original content

2.1. Redaction Color

If you need to mark the area to be deleted, from Redaction/Eraser Menu, check the Button "Use Redaction/Eraser Color" and then select a color. The default is Red color.

You can also change it from PDFill Options => Default Value

2.2. Draw a Box

Inside PDFill PDF Editor, the area is marked for Redaction/Eraser: The PDF Form Fields have been deleted immediately. The comments are marked also.

2.3. Access the properties:


Step 3. Save into a new PDF to see the effect


4. Screenshot:

(See Example PDF before Redaction/Eraser,  PDF after Redaction/Eraser,  and the Example PDFill Project File)

Inside Adobe Reader, the original PDF BEFORE the redaction:
Inside PDFill PDF Editor, the Original Objects Marked for Redaction/Eraser: The PDF Form Fields have been deleted immediately. The comments are marked also.  
Inside Adobe Reader AFTER Redaction/Eraser: All the text, shape, comment and form field inside the selection box are erased. Part of image that was inside the box was erased.  


If you click the PDF and zoom inside,  you can see the difference after the redaction :

Left: Before Redaction/Eraser Right: After Redaction/Eraser

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