User Guide
Nitro PDF Pro
Digital Signatures

Customize signature appearance

You can customize digital signatures to make information you want to share visible, and also to display your physical signature, a corporate logo, or some other graphic you want to appear alongside your signature. You can edit the appearance of your signature at the time of signing a document, or at any time.

How to create a new digital signature

1. In the File menu, click Preferences, expand the Digital Signature section, and select Appearances.

2. In the Signature appearances section, click New. The Configure Signature Appearance dialog appears.

3. In the Graphic section, select one of the following:

  • No graphic: include no additional information.
  • Graphic from file: Click Select graphic, specify an image file of you signature, and then click OK.
  • Name: print your name as text.

4. In the Text section, specify which parts of your digital signature you wish to be visible and printable in a PDF.

5. Preview your signature, and then click OK.

TIP: For information on how to create a digitized image of your handwritten signature, see Stamp your signature with QuickSign.

How to edit the appearance of a digital signature

1. In the File menu, click Preferences, then Digital Signature, and then Appearances.

2. In the Signature appearances list, select a signature to configure, and then click Edit. The Configure Signature Appearance dialog appears.

3. In the Graphic section, select one of the following:

  • No graphic: include no additional information
  • Graphic from file: Click Select graphic, specify an image file of you signature, and then click OK.
  • Name: print your name as text

4. In the Text section, specify which parts of your digital signature you wish to be visible and printable in a PDF.

5. Preview your signature, and then click OK.

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