Working with form fields


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Working with form fields

Here is a simple, interactive form that we created in a previous video, an invitation to Oilfest. And this was created by creating the document itself in a different program, converting that to PDF, and then letting Acrobat's Automatic Form Recognition Field engine take over, and it has turned this into bunch of different fields: text insertion fields and also check boxes and radio buttons. But I'll tell you that most of the time you're going to have to do further editing on top of Acrobat's own automatic stuff. For example, here in the Department field, I can click in here and type the name of my department, but what if I prefer that the people are filling this out choose the name of their department from a list of six departments that I am going to offer.

Well there is no way for the Form Recognition engine to figure out what's supposed to be a dropdown menu, especially if you don't have them all listed here. So even just that one example is an example of why ...

Working with form fields
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Working with form fields provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Anne-Marie Concepción as part of the Acrobat X Essential Training

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Business
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Acrobat
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