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JCAtlanta (Programmer) (OP)
24 Sep 09 16:54
Hi, Guys,

I often work on PDF forms need a lot of text fields, like a long table with several columns, how can I create these fields?
Right now, I am copying and pasting, and changing the name of fields for each column, Is there a smart way to do it, like write a macro?  
BlueHorizon (Instructor)
31 Oct 09 20:28
Hi,
There are no macro options in Adobe Acrobat.  There is an option to Batch files.  Try looking that up and see if it meets your needs.
HTH,

Best,
Blue Horizon 2thumbsup
 

kjv1611 (TechnicalUser)
2 Nov 09 8:43
BlueHorizon,

Can you do Batch Processing for Acrobat in Standard, or do you have to have Acrobat Pro for that?

I tried finding it from the instructions here, but Batch Processing wasn't listed (I have the Standard version):
http://blogs.adobe.com/acrobatforlifesciences/2008/01/batch_conversion_of_text_files.html

Just curious.

--

"If to err is human, then I must be some kind of human!" -Me

macproductionartist (TechnicalUser)
13 Nov 09 19:13
If you don't have Form Wizard on Standard, you will need Acrobat Pro 9. Form wizard will look at your document and put in text fields. It generally fails at other types of form fields, like radio buttons. I would highly suspect (cause I've done it) that Form Wizard would find cells in tables, and make text fields for each one.

Greg
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