There are a lot of techniques involved in data redaction and depending on the techniques and tools used for a document, removing the redaction may be easy or difficult in accordance. Below is the instruction on how to remove redaction from PDF documents. How to Uncover Redacted PDF Confidentiality and security of the data is one of the major concerns while sharing the information. So, redacting the sensitive or private information is really helpful. Redaction will remove the sensitive information permanently from the file.

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This feature therefore does not make it possible to undo redaction in PDF once you have redacted. Redaction involves a lot more than just hiding and masking texts and images. Once you have redacted PDF documents rest assured of safety and security of the information that you would prefer kept private. No one can undo the process of redaction to get to your redacted texts and images, which makes this editing feature the best and secure formatting tool - PDFelement Pro to hide sensitive information from everyone else.

It gives you a high standard set of formatting and editing tools to open any PDF document and your preferred changes such as underlining, editing, inserting, deleting, insert making annotations, adding notes, highlighting and redacting texts. This app uses the conversion tool and the OCR engine to take scanned files and change them into editable texts.

Modern PDF sharing at your fingertips just by attaching them to your emails. An ultimate PDF form filler and creator. Effectively enhancing your PDF security. Easily markup and annotate PDF to express your thoughts. Launch the program by starting and running the program after the installation is complete. Step 2. You will then be directed to your computers drive where PDF documents are stored. Search for the PDF file to be uploaded then click "Open". Alternatively, you can use the drag and drop option to import PDF file.

Click on the blank page of the program, then drag and drop files to the interface- file will be automatically uploaded. Step 3. On the available options in the interface, click the "Redact" button.

Select the text you want to redact by drawing a rectangle on it. From the toolbar click the "Apply Redactions" button to confirm the redaction. The information will then be permanently removed. And your redacted PDF will be saved to a new file. The redaction process is a one way process. It means therefore that you cannot undo redaction in PDF once you have it done. The redacted text will be replaced by a colored box.

It is not possible to unredact PDF documents.


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