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Take Control of PDFpen 5 by Michael E Cohen

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Polish the Layout

It’s easy enough to slap a bunch of form elements on a page, but you’ll get more responses and better ones if you design the form so that it is easy to read and use. At the very least, you should align the elements neatly and label them so that the respondent can see which elements go together, and so that they can figure out what information is actually being requested. The controls on the Inspector’s Alignment tab can help you align form elements (see The Inspector).

Use a Grid

To further help you precisely line up your form elements, labels, and any other explanatory text, you can turn on a grid overlay to help you place items on the page, and you can specify that new items, and dragged items, should snap to that grid (Figure 10-9 ...

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