Adobe Reader

urleeApril 3, 2011

How do you fill out a form opened in Adobe Reader?

I have version 9 & X and neither one lets me type after "Name:" etc.

What Tools do I use to type in the blanks?

My cursor is there but nothing comes when I type?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mike_kaiser_gw

The document needs to be created as a "form" to easily fill out the fields. Otherwise, use the annotation menu and create text boxes. The latter tends to be rather slow and labor intensive depending on how many fields you need to fill in.

    Bookmark   April 3, 2011 at 2:49PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
urlee

I want to adopt a pet and a form was emailed to me to fill out and send back. It is attached to open in Adobe Reader.

    Bookmark   April 3, 2011 at 3:29PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
kudzu9

It might be easier to just print it out, fill it out by hand, and mail it back (or scan the filled-out form and email it back).

    Bookmark   April 3, 2011 at 3:53PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
bob414

PDF Xchange Viewer makes it easy. Just click on the 'typewriter' button and you can type where you place the cursor. Better than Adobe Reader in many ways.

    Bookmark   April 3, 2011 at 5:22PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
urlee

Thank you all for your help.

Yes kudzu9, That is what I ended up doing.(scanned)

But funny they sent the form that way when another shelter sent it as an MS Word application and I had no problem filling it out and sending back.

    Bookmark   April 4, 2011 at 2:02PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PKponder TX

Hi Urlee, that's because the creation of a PDF is 'printing to file' rather than just saving a document that can be edited.

Pam

    Bookmark   April 4, 2011 at 2:59PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
urlee

Thanks Pam.

    Bookmark   April 6, 2011 at 7:02AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
System Notification To Defrag Drive C
Howdy. Win7/IE8/Desktop/AVG. This morning on boot...
candler
Super-AntiSpyware - where do I go to get it?
Super-antispyware - that IS the GOOD one, isn't it?...
Janey - formerly jane2
Help with color on my images
I take pictures and on my camera they are a good color...
berk
Can't figure out why my Firefox Colorful Tabs don't display
My colorful tabs stopped working and I can't figure...
lynnalexandra
I-Pad Backup Help or Need?
I need advise on or need for backing up my wife's I-pad. Wife...
chas045
Sponsored Products
Automatic Slide Scanner
FRONTGATE
Mayan Medallion Rectangular Throw Pillow in Adobe
$23.49 | Bellacor
Pecos Wall Sconce by Justice Design Group
$129.60 | Lumens
25'' Table Lamp
$84.99 | zulily
Henri Studio Geo Bubbler Old Adobe Fountain
Lamps Plus
Mayan Medallion 23-Inch Floor Pillow in Adobe
$40.99 | Bellacor
Nanimarquina | African House Rug
YLiving.com
Adobe Pull
Signature Hardware
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™