Designing for neatness


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Designing for neatness

Acrobat gives you some tools for making your forms nice and neat, looking more professional. Let's look at one of those tools. We'll look at a grid; View>Show/Hide>Rulers & Grids>Grid. So there's the blue grid. Now if I take my Select Object tool and I start moving my fields around, I can use the grid as a visual guide, but my fields don't snap to it. So by default, they don't respond to the grid. By the way, if you want to change the measurements of the grid, here's how you do that. On Windows, you go to Edit and Preferences; on the Mac you are going to find Acrobat up here, and you'll go to Acrobat Preferences, slight difference, but you'll end up the same place.

Down at the very bottom of the list, choose Units & Guides. So if I have Width between lines, both Height and Width, 1 inch, may be I want 10 subdivisions. So I'll make 10 subdivisions, click OK and you might notice a subtle change in my grid. Still, my fields have not been told ...

Designing for neatness
Video duration: 4m 51s 2h 27m Intermediate

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Designing for neatness 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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