How to Insert Text in a PDF in Foxit Reader

By Katrina Matterhorn

You can insert text in a PDF in Foxit Reader with its "Typewriter Tool" feature. If you need to add comments to a PDF or add additional text, you are able to do so. Foxit Reader is a multilingual PDF reader that is free to download and is an alternative to the Adobe PDF reader. It offers a Windows and Linux version. With the Foxit Reader, you can highlight, add drawings and save unfinished PDFs.

Step 1

Double-click the Foxit Reader PDF icon to open the document. Scroll to the "Comments" toolbar.

Step 2

Click "Typewriter Tool."

Step 3

Place the cursor at the location you want to insert text.

Step 4

Type your text. Press "Enter" to move to a new line.