Editing PDFs using the Scan Document Window in the Connected Desktop

Overview

You can open any PDF directly from the Connected Desktop and edit it, adding bookmarks, annotations, and so on. After saving it, the updated PDF is automatically saved in SmartVault.

The Connected Desktop also includes an editor called Scan Document to add, deleting, and rotate pages in a PDF. 

Opening a PDF file in the Scan Document Window

  1. Open the Connected Desktop.
  2. Locate the PDF you want to edit in the Connected Desktop.
  3. Right-click on the PDF and select Edit.

The Scan Document window opens and displays the pages within the PDF. 

Rotating PDF Pages

  1. Open the Connected Desktop.
  2. Locate the PDF that has pages you want to rotate in the Connected Desktop.
  3. Right-click and select Edit.
  4. Right-click within the Scan Document window and select Rotate clockwise.
  5. Click Save

Adding Pages to a PDF

  1. Open the Connected Desktop.
  2. Locate the PDF you want to add a page to in the Connected Desktop.
  3. Right-click and select Edit.
  4. Click Browse next to the Add Existing Files section.
  5. Locate the file to add and click Open. The PDF Editor adds the existing file to the end of the PDF you are currently editing.

      Note

    Alternatively, you can drag and drop a PDF, PNG, or JPG file into the Scan Document window.

  6. Click Save.

Delete Pages in a PDF

  1. Open the Connected Desktop.
  2. Locate the PDF that has pages you want to delete in the Connected Desktop.
  3. Right-click and select Edit.
  4. Select the page(s) you want to delete.
  5. Right-click in the Scan Document window and select Delete selected.
  6. Click Save.

Adding a Scanned Document to a PDF

  1. From the Scanner menu, select your TWAIN-compliant scanner.
  2. Insert your document into your scanner.
  3. Click Scan. The scanned document appears at the end of the PDF you are currently editing.
  4. Click Save.
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