Enabling Reader users


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Enabling Reader users

I have this form opened in Adobe Reader. I have the little purple bar up here that tells me that this is a fillable form, but I have some bad news over here on the left. It says, Please Fill out the form, but You cannot save data typed into this form. Please print your completed form if you want to copy for your records. I thought we are all trying to go paperless. So what's going on here? There is a limitation to what Reader can do, after all it's free. By default it can't save a filled out form. If you started filling out this form and then saved it and closed it, opened it again, everything you had put in there would evaporate, and that's what this means by saying, you can't save data typed into this form.

This is pretty bad news. But we're not stuck with this. You as a user of Acrobat Pro can change this. It's really very simple. It's one of those things that sort of hiding in plain sight. Here's how you enable a form so that a Reader user can save the d...

Enabling Reader users
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Enabling Reader users 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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