Create a PDF Form

When you create a PDF form, you can scan an existing paper form into Acrobat, use the tools from the Forms section of the Tools pane to create a form, and then add interactive form fields in the same position as the fields in the scanned document. You can also create a form in Acrobat by opening a document that contains elements that look like form fields and then invoking the Create command in the Forms section of the Tools pane. The form fields are automatically detected when you create the form. Figure 13-1 shows a Word document that was opened in Acrobat. The Form Wizard was used to detect objects that looked like form fields. For example, if you create a Word document with a table, Acrobat will detect the cells as text ...

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