Controlling button appearance


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Controlling button appearance

While Acrobat is not a design program, it does provide methods for controlling the appearance of buttons. You can add Label Button; you can add what's called an Icon and that means that you import artwork from another program, such as Illustrator or Photoshop. You can combine labels and icons and then the label is sort of like a caption, and then you can bring in multiple bits of artwork and populate the three button states, Up, Over and Down. So, this button actually has three little pieces of artwork applied to it that control three different appearances, which is pretty interesting.

You don't have to get that fancy; you can do something pretty simple and still have it look like a button. So, if I double-click this button and I go to the Appearance panel, if I apply different border color, to me that still doesn't say hey, I'm a button, but this might. If I choose Beveled for the Line Style, now it looks like a button, it's a little cheesy, but it does the job. You have...

Controlling button appearance
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Controlling button appearance provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Acrobat X: Creating Forms

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Business
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Acrobat
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