How to set up the Acrobat interface for forms designers

Learn how to create fillable PDF forms by setting up the Adobe Acrobat XI interface.

By February 1, 2013


In this tutorial, learn how to create fillable PDF forms by setting up the Adobe Acrobat XI interface to streamline the process of creating fillable PDF forms. This summary is excerpted from chapter 8 of Creating PDF Forms for Government by Ted Padova. Follow the link below to download the complete 12-page sample chapter.

This sample chapter from the free Creating PDF Forms for Government guide explains how to create PDF forms, including working with form Preferences and Tool Sets in Adobe Acrobat XI.

This PDF sample chapter also includes a video on how to set up these form features in Acrobat XI.

Acrobat is a complex application that serves the needs of several industries. You’ll find a wide range of tools from comment and review to professional printing. Fortunately for forms designers, you don’t need to learn all the various features in the program to create sophisticated, dynamic, and complex eForms.

Chapter 8 of The Creating PDF Forms for Government guide explores how to set up the Acrobat XI interface specifically for form designers including the following:

  • Working with Preferences
  • Adding Tool Sets
  • Zooming Views
  • Setting Initial Views

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