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Adding Form Fields with Acrobat XI


  1. Adding a text field
  2. Adding a multiline text field
  3. Adding radio buttons

Article Description

Learn how you can use the form tools in Acrobat XI to add form fields to any document.
Adding a multiline text field

Adding a multiline text field

The next field is for additional feedback. Someone completing the form could type just a few words or a complete paragraph. You’ll create a text field that supports multiple lines.

  1. Choose Text Field from the Add New Field menu.
  2. Click below “6. Any other feedback?” to add a text field.
  3. Type other feedback in the Field Name box. This is another optional field, so do not select Required Field.
  4. Drag the lower-right blue handle to increase the size of the box so that it could contain multiple lines of text.
  5. Double-click the text field to edit its properties.
  6. In the Text Field Properties dialog box, click the Options tab.
  7. Select Multi-line and Scroll Long Text.
  8. Select Limit Of _ Characters, and type 750 for the limit.
  9. Click Close.
  10. Click Preview in the Common Tools toolbar. If it isn’t already selected, click Highlight Existing Fields to see how the fields will appear to users.
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