How do I write text on a document?

Using Lumin's Free Text tool, allows you to add and style inserted text anywhere within your documents.


  1. Select the Free text option on the toolbar.
    Screen Shot 2022-02-24 at 3.04.56 PM

Tip: You can select the Free Text tool using the shortcut 'T'


2. Click on the document where you want to enter text.

An insert text box appears.

Screen Shot 2022-02-24 at 3.06.41 PM

3. Click the text box.

The box becomes highlighted and a toolbar appears with it.
Screen Shot 2022-02-24 at 3.07.34 PM

4. Add text as required.


Style and edit the text, using the toolbar to:
    • add a comment to the text (using the speech bubble Screen Shot 2022-02-24 at 3.08.21 PMoption ). See our article on comments here
    • style your text with different fonts and coloring (using the palette Screen Shot 2022-02-24 at 3.09.03 PMoption ). See our article on text styling here
    • delete the text (using the trash can option Screen Shot 2022-02-24 at 3.09.39 PM )


Tip: you can drag, drop, copy and paste the text to other areas of your document.

Note: The ability to edit the original text on your raw PDF document is currently not available, however, this is a feature Lumin will be releasing very soon!