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Text Size in Form Fields

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asked this on October 29, 2012 05:16

How do you control what the text size will be when you create a form-fillable PDF? When people fill in the forms that I create, they either end up with huge characters (didn't write much) or tiny characters (too much to write).

 

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Stephanie C.
Nitro Support

Hello,

It sounds like you have the text size set as Auto. To change the text size of a Text Field please follow the steps below.

1. Click on the Forms tab and create your Text Field

2. Right click on the Text Field and choose Properties 

 

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3. Click on the Appearance tab

4. Change the size from the drop down

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October 30, 2012 11:45
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Eng Ung

Hi Stephanie,

Thanks for your detailed explanation, it's a great help! I have two further questions about text size:

1) It is possible to set up the text size so that in future all form fields are set to that size/colour?

2) what is the purpose of the form field name? If I create other form fields and rename them with the same name will they take on the same properities characteristics?

3) Under options > Usage Options - do I need to click multi-line if I expect several paragraphs to be entered?

Thanks again for your help : )

October 30, 2012 16:25
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Harrison McClymont
Nitro Support
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Greetings,

1) To set a default font, size and color for future form fields, right-click the form field that you wish to replicate and select 'Use Current Appearance As New Default' (see below).

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2) Correct - if you choose to rename a form field with the same name as another, it will copy whatever is entered into one, into the other as well.

3) Also correct - if you expect a field to have extensive text entered into it, multi-line would be an option that would need to be selected.

December 21, 2012 15:46
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