Join Chad Chelius for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a PDF form in Acrobat, part of Building PDFs with Acrobat XI.
In Acrobat 11, it's easy to create an interactive form from an existing pdf document. …Let's take a look at how to do this. I'm beginning this video with the basic …underscore form document already open on my computer. …And you can see that with the Hand tool active, that none of these fields are …currently interactive form fields. We can fix that though by coming over …here to the tools panel and in the Forms section we're going to click on the Edit button.…
Now when you don't have any form fields in a PDF document. …Acrobat wants to find out if you wanted to detect the form fields, or at least try. …So, I always encourage people to try to see how good of a job Acrobat does. …So, I'm going to click on the Yes button, and you can see that we get a message …indicating that it did detect the form fields. …I'm going to go ahead and click OK, and we can see that it did a pretty good job. …Now, once it does this, it's basically in what's called Form Editing mode.…
You'll notice that up here in the top in our toolbar, we can choose from a bunch …
- Customizing the workspace
- Setting the initial view of a PDF
- Changing how a page displays
- Adding bookmarks
- Creating links
- Searching a PDF
- Creating and modifying PDF files
- Collaborating using comments and reviews
- Sharing files via email
- Creating and distributing PDF forms
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. The Acrobat Interface
3. Viewing and Navigating PDF Files
4. Creating PDF Files
5. Modifying PDF Files
6. Collaborating with PDF Files
7. Sharing PDF Files
Sharing files via email2m 58s
8. PDF Forms
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