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    how can I delete or move a PDF signature in a document?



  • #2
    Hi Jürgen,

    Currently the signature added by Foxit Reader from going under "Protect"->"PDF Sign" can not be removed.
    Two workarounds:
    1) In Foxit Reader, you may go under "Comment"->"Rectangle"->drag a rectangle around the signature then right-click on it to open "Properties" ->"Appearance"->change fill color to white;
    2) Or you may install Foxit PhantomPDF Business, then go under "Protect"->"Mark for Redaction" then drag around the signature then open " Properties" to change the fill color and apply.


    • #3
      This doesn't really work as I thought it would...the Redaction is basically just another type of rectangle box!
      Can't even "Reset Form"--that will still keep the signatures.


      • #4
        @SR,The redaction tool is not just another type of rectangle box,it is an advanced tool that only provided in Foxit PDF Editor Pro application ,it allows you to remove sensitive information from your document perpetually rather than just a simple overlay. The instructions that our colleague Cherry mentioned are approaches for deleting Foxit Fill&Sign signature (formerly known as "PDF Sign" in older version of Foxit Reader).
        If the signature that you mentioned is digital signature,it cannot be deleted with the redaction tool. Only the author who added the digital signature has the permission to delete it by doing the following:
        1:Place the signed PDF file to the computer where its digital certificate's private key was installed there.
        2:Please open the PDF file with Foxit PDF Editor or Foxit PDF Reader,double click on its signature to validate it ,then right click on the signature,choose "Clear Signature" option in the pop-up context menu to clear it.

        Any further questions or concerns,please contact us again at any time.