Create a custom stamp

You can create custom stamps from a number of different formats, including (but not limited to) PDF, JPEG, bitmap, Adobe® Illustrator® (AI), Adobe® Photoshop® (PSD), and Autodesk AutoCAD (DWT, DWG) files. In Reader, create Custom stamp allows only PDF format.

Note: To add an image to a PDF one time only, simply paste the image into the document. Pasted images have the same characteristics as other stamp comments; each includes a pop-up note and editable properties.
  1. Choose Comment  > Annotations > Stamps > Show Stamps Palette.
  2. Click Import, and select the file.
  3. If the file has more than one page, scroll to the page you want, and then click OK.
  4. Choose a category from the menu or type a new category name, name the custom stamp, and then click OK.

Change the name or category for a custom stamp

  1. Choose Comment > Annotations > Stamps > Show Stamps Palette.
  2. Choose the stamp category, right-click the stamp, and choose Edit.
  3. Edit the category or name of the stamp, or replace the image, and then click OK.

Delete a custom stamp

You can delete only the custom stamps that you created, not the predefined stamps. When you delete a stamp, the stamp is removed from the Stamp tool menu, but the stamp file isn’t deleted.

  1. Choose Comment > Annotations > Stamps > Show Stamps Palette.
  2. Choose the stamp category from the menu, right-click the custom stamp, and choose Delete.

Delete a custom stamp category

  1. Choose Comment > Annotations > Stamps > Custom Stamps > Manage Stamps.
  2. Select the category you want to delete, and then click Delete.
    Note: Deleting all stamps in a custom stamp category deletes the custom stamp category.