Planet PDF Forum Archive

Planet PDF ForumThis is from our 160,000 page PDF discussion forum archive one & two spanning 1999-2011. Use the filters on our Advanced Search page to search archive only. Head to the LIVE Planet PDF Forum. It features more than 10 conferences, covering everything from beginner to in-depth developer and pre-press discussions.

Previous | Next | (P-PDF) What's Wrong with my PDF?

Topic: Highlight fields not available
Conf: (P-PDF) What's Wrong with my PDF?, Msg: 167775
From: tmillund
Date: 11/6/2008 06:00 AM

I am wondering if this is a known bug or if there is a workaround for it. I have tried it on several systems XP, 2000 and Vista and using Acrobat 8 Professional and 9 and get the same result.

If you create a fillable form and put less than three text fields on it "Highlight Fields" is not available. This is also true if you put any number of check boxes, combo boxes, or any other field and no text boxes. You can put 200 check boxes on a form and the "Highlight Fields" option is not available until you put one text box on the page.

PDF In-Depth Free Product Trials Ubiquitous PDF

Debenu Aerialist 12

The ultimate plug-in for Adobe Acrobat. Advanced splitting, merging, stamping, bookmarking, and link...

Download free demo

Debenu PDF Tools Pro

It's simple to use and will let you preview and edit PDF files, it's a Windows application that makes...

Download free demo

Two Passwords Are Better Than One: The Low-Down On PDF Security

For people who don't spend their time looking at PDF files in text editors*, PDF security is a sometimes misunderstood beast.

For example, those document restrictions that PDF files sometimes have -- no Printing, Content Copying, Page Extraction, etc -- are essentially useless unless the PDF also has a User Password.

January 09, 2014
Platinum Sponsor

Search Planet PDF
more searching options...
Planet PDF Newsletter
Most Popular Articles
Featured Product

Debenu PDF Aerialist 12

The ultimate plug-in for Adobe Acrobat. Advanced splitting, merging, stamping, bookmarking, and link control. Take Acrobat to the next level.


Adding a PDF Stamp Comment

OK, so you want to stamp your document. Maybe you need to give reviewers some advice about the document's status or sensitivity. This tip from author Ted Padova demonstrates how to add stamps with the Stamp Tool along with related comments.