How to sign a PDF file using a webcam image and Acrobat XI

In this infographic, learn how to e-sign PDF by using your system webcam to esign a PDF file.

By November 13, 2013

 

In this infographic, learn how to e-sign PDF by using your system webcam to esign a PDF file. Learn how to capture your digital signature (sometimes called electronic signature) image using your system webcam to sign a PDF file. This tutorial is specific to the Windows version of Acrobat XI (11.0.04 or later).

How to sign a PDF file using a webcam image and Acrobat XI
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How to sign a PDF file using a webcam image and Acrobat XI

Donna BakerNovember 13, 2013

  1. On Windows, open your PDF file, click the Sign pane, and select Place Signature from the I Need to Sign panel. On Mac, use Preview to capture the signature by webcam, save it as an image and import to Acrobat.
  2. In the Place Signature dialog, click Use a webcam. You’ll see an instruction popup.
  3. When you see a faint image behind the instructions click Start Webcam.
  4. Move your signature (written in black ink on white paper) to sit on the blue line. When the preview displays, click Accept.
  5. Move your mouse over the document and click to place your signature.
  6. Save your document, which includes the -signed suffix by default.

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