Adobe

Just saying Adobe is kind of like saying Ford. There are many different programs published by the Adobe company, and you’ll find them all grouped together here. For better results, try viewing tips for individual programs under the Adobe brand.

PDF Tags that Make Documents Accessible

You have to use the right tag to make documents accessible.

If you’re trying to make a PDF accessible, you have to understand tags. To be brief, tags are the objects that tell assistive technology how to present your information to people who cannot see it. Each tag identifies the type of content and what information is stored inside. There are hierarchical tags that build structure… Keep Reading

Adding Action Buttons to a Form in Acrobat Pro

Adding a Submit Button in Acrobat Pro

If you played along in previous posts then you’ve learned how to start with a form created in Microsoft Word, convert it to Adobe Acrobat PDF, and then recognize the fields so that people can use their computer to enter data in the form and then save the results. Those tips by themselves should save… Keep Reading

Making a PDF Form that Allows Users to Save Data

Saving Form Data in Adobe Acrobat Reader

If you don’t already know it, you’ll quickly run into a basic issue when making forms in Adobe Acrobat: you are using Adobe Acrobat Pro or Adobe Acrobat Pro DC, but most of your users are probably using Adobe Acrobat Reader. The difference is simple: the Pro version of the program costs money while the… Keep Reading

Creating a Form that Users Can Complete on their Computer

Creating a Form that Users Can Complete on their Computer

Long considered the Holy Grail of forms, giving users the ability to fill-in a form using their computers has become the standard in most offices today. With a little bit of know-how and the correct software, I think that you’ll find it is much easier to do than you ever imagined. I have covered Creating… Keep Reading

Converting a Word Document to PDF

Creating a PDF out of a Word Document

Originally planned as Part II of a series of Tips on how to create a fill-in-the-blank form, I realized that the information is applicable to almost everyone. Before I get started, it’s worth noting that there are several ways to create a PDF, and none are better or worse. Also, you should always be aware… Keep Reading