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check box grouping

check box grouping

check box grouping

I do little in Acrobat. I am mostly irritated by companies forwarding a non-fillable pdf to me for completion. SO, I convert it to a fillable form and send them a blank fillable and 'suggest' they use it in the future. Anyway, I have a fillable form I created from the Acrobat X wizard. Somewhat logically, Acrobat 'grouped' 6 boxes together (3 Yes, 3 No) so that only 1 of the six boxes can be selected. Each Yes / No is on a separate line (not sure that matters). This is a long form and this has occurred several times but I can't find how to ungroup the boxes (or simply group one set of Yes and No boxes together so checking Yes unchecks No and vice versa). Pretty long question for what I am sure is an easy answer. (I don't find Acrobat's help to be of much help with much of anything.) Thank you. swtrader

RE: check box grouping

Sort of answer my own question. Under Edit, right click a checkbox. Radio Button Properties 'form' will pop-up. Under General, the Name should be the same for each checkbox you want in the 'radio button group'. So, in my case, I have a Name for the Yes ckbox: undefined_10 and for the No ckbox: undefined_10. Under the Options tab for each, Radio Button Choice should be Yes_10 for the Yes box and No_10 for the No box. I am sure there is much more to it than this but this works for now -- and I hope it helps someone who is a newbie to Acrobat forms.

RE: check box grouping

Thank you for posting the solution - you might want to consolidate the two entries and put it in the FAQ area of the forum.

Fred Wagner

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