Duplicating fields


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Duplicating fields

Generally speaking you want each field in your form to have a unique name, but there are times when having multiple fields with the same name can save you little bit of time. Let me show you what I mean. In this Contract, the signer needs to put her name on every page. Instead of having to enter it on every page, watch what happens when it's entered on page 1. When I go to page 2, look that field is automatically filled. The only difference is that the formatting is different from field to field, but the content is the same. So how does this happen? When I switch to my Select Object tool you'll see that field is called Name on page 1, on page 2, on page 3.

So to Acrobat's way of thinking, it's the same field. It's three instances of the same field, so the data that goes into one, shows up in all the rest. The formatting is different because you can change the formatting of one of the twin fields, but it still doesn't change the data, so let's see how we do this. In ...

Duplicating fields
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Duplicating fields 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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