Urgent Help Please. How to select all pages of document to edit

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Feb 16, 2018 Feb 16, 2018

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Hello, I am trying to select all pages of a pdf document (in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC) in order to change the fond color and font style. I am able to select all pages from the "page thumbnails" from the left of the screen, but when I navigate to the right side of the screen in "edit PDF" tools mode, the available options (such as page color or font style) are not selectable/greyed out as shown in the screen shot below. However, I am able to accomplish this if only one page is selected at a time. I have a project that I'm working on with the due date soon approaching and would appreciate any help. Thank you in advance!

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Most Valuable Participant , Feb 16, 2018 Feb 16, 2018
Not possible. PDF files were never meant to be edited in such a way, so be happy you can do it at all.The real solution is to go back to the original file used to create the PDF, edit it and then generate a new PDF file from it.If the original is not available you can export the PDF to a more editable format and then do it there.Editing the PDF file itself should only be done as a last, desperate measure, and is very risky.

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Not possible. PDF files were never meant to be edited in such a way, so be happy you can do it at all.

The real solution is to go back to the original file used to create the PDF, edit it and then generate a new PDF file from it.

If the original is not available you can export the PDF to a more editable format and then do it there.

Editing the PDF file itself should only be done as a last, desperate measure, and is very risky.

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Thanks for the reply. The only file that I have to work with is a PDF file, therefore I cannot edit the original as suggested. Also, when I do export it in a more editable format ie Word document, the formatting of the document changes greatly.

If editing one page at a time the way I explained is possible, I would think it should be possible for multiple pages at a time. One of the main purposes of the acrobat pro is to be able to edit PDFs.

Any other replies would be greatly appreciated.

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It would Be useful for some people but it doesn’t do it.

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Jan 16, 2021 Jan 16, 2021

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Did you ever find something that works? I am having this same issue. I did t create the original document and I have no access to it. Every section comes across in different fonts, and there are a lot of edits I need to make. 

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