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When the Tools tab is selected, the following options are available:



Figure 1. Tools Tab Submenu


The tools in PDF-XChange Editor are used to navigate, manipulate, edit, annotate, measure and enhance documents. They are grouped as follows:


Basic Tools - the Hand Tool, Snapshot Tool and Select Text Tool, which perform the most basic operations in the software - browsing documents, taking snapshots and selecting text.

Zoom Tools - the Zoom Tool, Loupe Tool and Pan and Zoom Feature, which assist in editing documents via zoom-related features.

Content Editing Tools - the Edit Content Tool and the Add Tool, which facilitate the editing of base content and the insertion of text, images and barcodes into documents.

Comment and Markup Tools - nineteen tools that enable the creation of document comments/markups, as well as the Select Comments Tool, which is used to select and edit comments. The Comment Styles Palette and Stamps Palette are also available through this submenu.

Measuring Tools - the Distance, Perimeter and Area Tools, which enable the measurement of document dimensions, and the Set Scale feature, which is used to calibrate scales to use in conjunction with tools. The Export Measurements to CSV File feature is also available in this submenu.

Link Tools - the Add/Edit Link Tool, which is used to add dynamic links to documents. The Create/Remove All Web-Links features are also available in this submenu.

Media Tools - the Add/Edit Video, Sound and 3D Annotation Tools, which are used to add/edit video, sound and 3D content in documents.