How To Edit Pdf File In Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator is a robust vector graphics editor that enables us to not only create and design graphics, but also directly edit PDF files. In this blog post, we will guide you through the steps of using Adobe Illustrator to edit a PDF file.

Step 1: Open the PDF File in Adobe Illustrator

To start editing, you first need to open the PDF file in Adobe Illustrator. To do this, navigate to File > Open and browse for the PDF file you wish to edit.

Step 2: Choose the Page You Want to Edit

Once the file is opened, a dialog box appears asking you to select the page you want to edit. Select the relevant page and click OK.

Step 3: Start Editing

Now, you have the PDF file opened in Adobe Illustrator and you can start editing it. Select the Selection Tool from the toolbar on the left and click on the part of the file that you want to modify.

Step 4: Save Your Changes

Once you are satisfied with your edits, remember to save your work. Go to File > Save, you can choose to overwrite the original file or save it as a new one.


Editing a PDF file in Adobe Illustrator is a straightforward process. Whether you want to modify the text, add images, or even change the layout, this powerful tool allows you to make all these changes. However, keep in mind that while Adobe Illustrator is quite a comprehensive tool, there may be certain limitations when it comes to editing more complex PDF files.