Using auto-recognition


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Using auto-recognition

Adobe Acrobat isn't a design program. It can't do page layout like Adobe InDesign, it can't draw like Illustrator, it is not a Word processor like Microsoft Word, and that's why you always create your underlying form artwork in another program, save or export it to PDF, then bring it into Acrobat, and then turn it into an interactive form. Now there is a feature in Acrobat called Forms Auto Recognition. It will look at the content of this artwork and try to figure out where there ought to be form fields. Now when you first hear that, you think, oh great! Now I am not going to have to learn how to make form fields at all.

I have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that the auto recognition feature is pretty good; the bad news is it isn't perfect, and there are times when it fails to create a field or it creates fields where you don't want them. Let's see what happens in this PDF when I use the auto recognition feature. To do that, I go to Tools>...

Using auto-recognition
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Using auto-recognition 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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