FAQ - Blackout PDF by Document Type

Can you remove blacked out text on a PDF?
Redaction removal from the original PDF file. Click on the Edit tab at the top of the screen. Select Redact Text & Images. From there, you'll be able to add new redactions or remove the existing ones. Once you remove the redactions, the colored bars will go away, revealing the information underneath.
How do I black out text in a PDF without redaction it?
Step # 3: Highlight the text you want to black out. Step # 4: Right-click on the highlighted text and select "Properties" from the dropdown menu. Step # 5: In the Properties window, click on the "Fill" tab. Step # 6: Choose the color you want to use to black out the text.
Why does PDF turn black?
File Corruption The primary reason why PDF shows a black screen is the file corruption.