How to delete pages from your PDF

PDF files or Portable Document Format is a storage format for portable digital documents, which is used to exchange documents regardless of the type of software, hardware or operating system that the user is using. One of the great advantages is that, with the free Acrobat Reader software, you can view PDF files on Windows or Mac OS devices without any problem.

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  1. How to check if you have the necessary permission to edit a PDF?
  2. How can you delete the sheets from a PDF if you have the permission?
    1. Using the ‘Delete’ command
    2. Deleting from ‘Page Thumbnails’
      1. Another option to delete from “Page Thumbnails”
    3. How to renumber the pages of a PDF after deleting one or some of them?
    4. What options are there to delete a sheet from a PDF if you don’t have the required permission?
      1. Use ‘PDFEscape’ online
      2. Enter the website ‘Smallpdf’

How to check if you have the necessary permission to edit a PDF?

To modify a PDF file, you should know that you will need permission to edit a PDF file from any device , so it is necessary to make sure that you have the required permissions to manipulate the pages in a PDF document. To check if you have the necessary permissions, perform the following procedures:

  1. Open the PDF file.
  2. Go to the top left and click on “File”
  3. Then a menu will be displayed and select the option “Properties”
  4. The document properties window will open and then click on the “Security” tab.
  5. The permissions appear in the “ Summary of document restrictions ”, check if you have the Extract or Edit page permission, and voila, that’s how easy you can buy if you have the permissions.

How can you delete the sheets from a PDF if you have the permission?

If you have the permissions to delete a page from a PDF file , you should know that you can delete pages with the Delete command and you can also delete pages from the page thumbnails, these are the two options you can do to delete the pages you want.

Using the ‘Delete’ command

  1. Open the PDF file you want to edit.
  2. Go to the top left and click on “Tools
  3. Select the option “Organize pages”, you will find the set of tools in the secondary toolbar.
  4. Then specify the range of pages you want to remove from PDF file.
  5. You can choose even or odd pages, or you can also enter the number of pages you want to delete.
  6. Then go to the secondary toolbar, and click on ‘Delete Pages’.
  7. Finally, click on “OK” to confirm the modification and save the PDF.

Deleting from ‘Page Thumbnails’

  1. Open the PDF file you want to edit.
  2. Go to the top left and click on “Tools
  3. Select the option ” Organize pages”, the set of tools and the page thumbnails, you will find them in the document area.
  4. Then select the page thumbnail you want to delete
  5. Click the trash can icon to delete the page.

Another option to delete from “Page Thumbnails”

  1. Go to the navigation panel on the far left.
  2. Click on “Page Thumbnails.”
  3. Select the page or page set you want to delete.
  4. Finally, go to the top of the Page Thumbnails panel and click “Delete Pages.”

How to renumber the pages of a PDF after deleting one or some of them?

  1. Open the PDF file .
  2. Go to the navigation panel on the far left of the screen, and click on ‘Page Thumbnails’.
  3. Click on the option menu and select ‘Page Tags’.
  4. Then you need to specify the range of pages you want to list.
  5. Once you have selected the pages, you must choose one of the following options “Start new section” or “Extend the numbering used in the previous section to the selected pages”
  6. Finally, click OK to finish the modification.

What options are there to delete a sheet from a PDF if you don’t have the required permission?

If you do not have the necessary permissions to edit or delete a page from a PDF, you can resort to online web pages, which are very easy to use and will allow you to quickly delete the pages you want, some of the most popular web platforms They are PDFEscape has a free online page and also has a downloadable program for pc. Other options are the SmallPDF online pages , and IlovePDF which have a very similar interface and are also free.

Use ‘PDFEscape’ online

  • Open the PDFEscape web page.
  • Click on “Select File” or you can also drag and drop your PDF into the box that says “Drop your PDF here.” This file should be a maximum of 10 MB and 100 pages.
  • Once your PDF file is uploaded, it will give you a preview of your document.
  • To delete a page in PDFEscape Online, select the page you want to delete. You should know that only 1 page can be deleted at a time.
  • Go to the upper left corner of the screen and click on the “Page” tab and then choose the “Delete” option and select “Yes.”
  • Then on the far left, click on the green icon that says “Save and Download PDF.” and voila, your PDF Document will automatically download.

Enter the website ‘Smallpdf’

  • Open the Smallpdf web page.
  • Click on “Explore all PDF tools
  • Then click on the option “Delete PDF pages”
  • Click “Choose File” or you can also drag and drop your PDF into the toolbox.
  • To delete the pages, you just have to hover over the pages you want to delete and then click on the trash can icon.
  • You can also order or rotate the pages you want.
  • Then click on “Apply changes”, and in a few seconds the modification of your PDF will be ready.
  • Finally, click on “download” PDF and select the location where you want to save it.
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