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Acro Javascript: Placement Text in PDF Form Fields

In addition to the post: Acro Javascript: Question Icons / Buttons an additional way to include instruction to users who may have questions when filling out more complex forms is to use placement text within the form fields. Here’s how the PDF could function: To do this, start by opening a PDF form. Select the…

Acro Javascript: Question Icons / Buttons

PDF fill-able forms are no new concept when it comes to electronic forms. Though these electronic forms are great for allowing users to submit information digitally via email, some forms may be a bit more complex then others. This can cause confusion for the intended users and ultimately the submission of forms filled out incorrectly….

Automate Significant Changes to PDF Documents with Actions and Macros

Software Needed: Adobe Acrobat DC, Microsoft Word Tasked with making multiple changes to PDF documentation, I decided to automate the system rather then going through each document to update/save accordingly. Essentially I was given 163 PDFs that required updates to verbiage and date periods, as well as the replacement of the last two pages of…

Acro-JavaScript: Flatten Form Fields

Developer Software Required: Adobe Acrobat A.K.A Adobe Acrobat Pro End User Software Required: Adobe Reader A.K.A. Adobe Acrobat Reader JavaScript can be used to lock down form fields or flatten .pdf form fields so entered data cannot be changed by a typical user. This can be extremely handy when a document is available to end…

Acro-JavaScript: Custom Submit Button

Developer Software Required: Adobe Acrobat A.K.A Adobe Acrobat Pro End User Software Required: Adobe Reader A.K.A. Adobe Acrobat Reader When a fillable .pdf is opened in Adobe Reader and filled in, typically the end user will save the .pdf with the contents entered, then email the document to the designated recipient. However, if you are…