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I've designed a brochure and made a multipage PDF ready to print.

The client doesn't want to be bothering me all the time when he wants to change something so he wants to be able to edit the text by himself.

Is this possible?

(not much into PDF other than converting design files into .pdf and send to printing)

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You will need to get the professional version of Acrobat.

Using that, you can make a pdf into a dynamic form that somebody else can edit form fields or text boxes.

If you want him to just "edit" the general layout or the document structure (instead of just entering form fields), then you should send him the underlying document (word or photoshop). PDF is primarily a print format and designed for non-editable distribution.

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Linux users can edit text in a PDF document using PDFedit application

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If you generated the PDF by using Photoshop to save as a PDF, you can give him the .PSD (if he has Photoshop).

Otherwise, try PrimoPDF - assuming he's on Windows, it might be a good solution.

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If your client uses Windows and he can afford a commercial solution I recommend Amyuni PDF Suite Desktop Edition.

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Disclaimer: I am part of the development team at Amyuni Technologies. –  yms May 20 '11 at 14:15

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