Start your free trial to convert existing paper or digital forms to fillable PDF forms with Adobe Acrobat DC. The form creator tool recognizes form fields. In this tutorial, learn how to create fillable PDF forms in Acrobat X that allow recipients using the free Reader to easily enter data into the PDF. Create Fillable PDF form fields (Text Field, Check Box, Radio Button, Combo Box , List Box, Push Button or Digital Signature) with Action, Keystroke, Format.

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Or you can use a reset button to clear the form fields after someone has submitted the data. How can multiple people enter information into a document and save it without having to save the file with a new name?

Hi Sean Fletcher, You can find some suggestion on how to do this in this article: Lori Kassuba 3, 01, HiAcrotields you use the Distribute command in Acrobat, and choose email as the distribution method then the built in submit button on the document message bar will email the form to you.

However, when someone else enters in info and attempts to save the document, Acrobat requires them save it under a new name. And the commands available in the Tasks panel, will allow you to make further edits and refinements to your form. Here are the steps to create a new PDF form field: I have created a fillable pdf and want others to enter information and save the document.

I want the form completed and emailed to me with all 10 questions.


An example says more than a thousand explanations. However, you still need to authorize Acrobat to make it fillable. Also I have Pro version, and possibly Crrate for use.

Is there any way around this?

How to create editable PDF form fields using Acrobat X

Text Field over a line. Thx, and sorry my bad english. Add and Edit field buttons crfate now in the upper right corner. If you want to make additional changes, click “Edit” to return to the form editor.

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Acrobat will automatically recognize acrofoelds convert static form fields to fillable ones when you convert your scanned paper forms or digital files. How to create a fillable PDF form: We recommend upgrading your browser to the latest version by visiting the Internet Explorer Download Centermaintained by Microsoft.

In the next tab, you will be able to see form fields. Find me a better way!

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That was very helpful. Lori Kassuba 12, 28, Hi Haley, If you use the identical name for your form field i. Acrobat analyzes your document and adds form fields automatically. When you have acrofielrs editing your form, recipients using the free Adobe Reader will be able to fill in and print your new interactive form.

You can even scan an existing paper form.

Secures your PDF files as you can add passwords, place custom stamps and use digital signatures on your documents. I did not get the text. Basically, you will open the file using AcroFields, then populate each field with the Setfield function. However, this feature is subject to some license limitations so be sure to read the Acrobat End User License Agreement for specific details.


Roger Dupuis 4, 22, great tutorial. Then either post this local copy or email acrofielss whomever asks for the form.

Whether you start with a scanned paper form or a simple form made in Microsoft Word, Excel, or another application, you can turn it into an intelligent PDF form with Acrobat DC. It is recommended to set “Submit format” to FDF. You can even add calculations and data validation rules. However, when I save as, the doc is still showing editable fields.

Lori Kassuba 5, 04, Hi pradnya, The ability to fill in existing form fields in Adobe Reader XI without needing the Reader extend the form does not axrofields for forms designed using Adobe LiveCycle Designer.

What am I doing wrong? How can she ensure that she is OK w. Here are a few suggestions to consider: PDF forms are often required for a range of reasons: This has worked OK for me in the past. Lauren Cooper 2, 24, Please help! Text Field inside a Box. A “Save As” dialogue window will appear, change folder or file name if needed and click Save. Rick Runowski 6. How do I do this? Why is that so? So I need the results, who give 1,2,3,4,5 grade.