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Markups can’t be unflattened after editing page content.


When Flattening Markups in Revu Mac, please be aware that the following commands, if executed on a page containing flattened markups, will prevent all markups on the page from being unflattened:

  • Edit Text
  • Search and Replace
  • Erase Content
  • Cut Content
  • Repair Page Content
  • Color Processing
  • Redaction
  • Reduce File Size

If you intend to use these commands to edit the content of a PDF with flattened markups that you want to remain recoverable, unflatten all the markups before you execute these commands.

Flattening Form Fields is permanent and they cannot be unflattened under any circumstances.

When markups are flattened in Revu for Mac, there are certain commands that will prevent them from being unflattened. Learn more about them here.

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