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Registered: Jan 17 2007
Posts: 2

Hi Thom,
You have helped me become pretty efficent when it comes to Pop-ups, so I thank you for that.
Here is my problem:
I would like to create a pop-up window that will be used as a help guide for the form. The user will click on a help button, and the pop up will come up with the information. It will be about one page long. I would like to incorporate such things as bolding certain text, as well, a print function for the user to print the contents of the help page. I would also like to be able to set the box size so all the content will fit into it.
I am currently using Designer as part of my Adobe 7.0 Pro pack to develop this form.
Any information that you could help me with, I would truly be grateful!

Registered: Feb 15 2006
Posts: 4411
Unfortunately rich text isn't currently part of the custom dialogs (popups) provided by Acrobat, so things like bold, text size, and text color cannot be done. However you can have a custom print button and other custom controls, and size the box to fit all the contents.

Have you read this article:


Also, check out AcroDialogs:


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