How can I mark a text?

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Nov 21, 2016 Nov 21, 2016

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The same problem with underline and cross out a word.  If I use the button für marking it is not working.

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Adobe Employee , Nov 22, 2016 Nov 22, 2016
Hi MartinMS1234567​,You would need Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software to convert a scanned PDF to an editable or searchable PDF.Unfortunately, free mobile or desktop Reader apps do not offer the OCR capability.  Adobe Acrobat DC (paid desktop app) supports it.  You may want to start free trial to see if it meets your needs.Convert PDF to instantly editable text, OCR software | Adobe Acrobat DCEdit scanned PDF | Adobe Acrobat DC tutorials​Here's the Adobe user forum for Scan & OCR with ...

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Adobe Employee ,
Nov 21, 2016 Nov 21, 2016

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Hi martinms1234567,

Would you please take a look at the following forum thread to see if it answers your question?

Re: Highlighting

Please let us know if you have further questions.

Thank you.

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New Here ,
Nov 21, 2016 Nov 21, 2016

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Hi.

I took a look at it.

I don't have a lock icon on the toolbar, but it is a scanned PDF.  I understand that marking is not possible.

Is there a solution to work around this? What can you recommend?

Thx in advance.

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Nov 22, 2016 Nov 22, 2016

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Hi MartinMS1234567​,

You would need Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software to convert a scanned PDF to an editable or searchable PDF.

Unfortunately, free mobile or desktop Reader apps do not offer the OCR capability. 

Adobe Acrobat DC (paid desktop app) supports it.  You may want to start free trial to see if it meets your needs.

Convert PDF to instantly editable text, OCR software | Adobe Acrobat DC

Edit scanned PDF | Adobe Acrobat DC tutorials

Here's the Adobe user forum for Scan & OCR with Acrobat DC: Scanning & OCR

Hope this helps.

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Adobe Employee ,
Nov 24, 2016 Nov 24, 2016

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Hi Martin,

Edit PDF tool , Highlight tool and Enhance scan tool are some options that can help you with similar needs.

Can you please share what exactly you want to do. So that we can share exact steps.

Thanks.

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