Make Notes on a PDF For Free

Today: May 27th, 2020*
Forms filled
Forms signed
Forms sent
    DOCUMENT Add Notes to PDF
  • TRY IT
    RIGHT NOW! Add Notes to PDF Online
Upload Your Documents Now!
Upload Documents or enter URL, search, request or get from email. Acceptable file types: PDF, Word, PowerPoint, TXT.
Make Notes On PDF Online: Try Risk Free
Instructions and Help about Online PDF Notes

With PDFfiller functionality not only can you fill out and edit PDF and other types of text documents, but also make notes to hint and guide the recipients through a document’s content. Alternatively, notes are helpful in terms of your own revisions to a document. PDFfiller has two types of note tools:

1. Standard text boxes included in the document where it is convenient and suitable;

2. Sticky notes attached over the content of the document.

To comment using a text box, select Text Box in the toolbar and click where you'd like to place the box in the document. To resize the text box, drag its corners or edges. To change the color of its border, click the color icon that says Box in the formatting toolbar and select the color that you want. To change the color of the box itself click Background and choose the color:

attach sticky note to document

To enter text into the box, click inside and start typing. To change the font type, click the box with the current font name in the formatting toolbar and choose from the dropdown menu. You can change the font size by clicking the number next to the font and selecting from the dropdown list. To underline your text, to make it bold or italic, use the U, B, and I icons. To change the text color, click the color box on the right of the font tools and select the color you want:

how to add sticky notes in microsoft word

To add comments in a sticky note, while in the editor, select Sticky:

gum notes

Click where you'd like to place the note. To resize the note, drag its corners or edges. To change its color, click the yellow icon that says Box and select the color you want. To enter your comment, click inside the note and start typing. You can format your text using the above-mentioned tools:

sticky notes for folders

In addition, you can always easily remove a sticky note or a text box from the document. To do this, just click it and then click the trash icon:

stick a note

How Do I Make Notes on a PDF?

  1. To make notes on a document open it in the editor.
  2. Click Text Box to include text inside the box.
  3. Move the box around the document and format the included text as necessary.
  4. Alternatively, click Sticky in the toolbar.
  5. Move the sticky around the document and format the included text as necessary.
  6. Click Done to save the notes.

What our customers say about PDFfiller

June 17, 2015
my experience has been great with this web site

Make Notes on a PDF

What is PDFfiller?

PDFfiller is an online PDF editing platform. With PDFfiller, you can search for, edit, store, print and export PDF documents online without downloading and installing any software. PDFfiller also allows you to access and edit PDF documents from any device anytime.

Can I Make Notes on a PDF Document?

Yes. allows you to edit a document of any text format, scanned form, application, contract document, license form or certificate with our various tools and features including attaching sticky notes or making comments anywhere in he document.