How to Create Fillable PDF Form on Mac OS X?
Although PDF is benefit for saving document in original state, it is often difficult to add new information on it. Creating a fillable PDF form and upload it to your website, so that visitors can download it, fill in it and return it to you, which is in favor of interaction and communication. Then, how to create fillable PDF form on Mac? As long as you have the Adobe Acrobat installed on your computer, you can convert the PDF to a fillable form easily with the Adobe LiveCycle Designer tool that comes with the Adobe Acrobat program.
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Guide on Converting PDF to Fillable Form with Adobe Acrobat
Step 1: Launch "Finder" on your Mac and navigate to "Applications" folder. Open the folder and double-click the "Adobe Acrobat" icon to run it.
Step 2: Click "File" > "Open" from the menu on the main interface of Adobe Acrobat. Browse the PDF file that you want to convert to fillable form and click the button of "Open".
Step 3: Point to the option of "Advanced" at the top of the menu and choose "Forms" > "Make Form Fillable in Designer" in turn.
Step 4: Have you seen the circle beside the option of "Import a PDF Document"? Click it and then press the button of "Next". Then, in the same way, click the circle beside the option of "Maintain Editability" and press the "Next" button.
Step 5: Click the option of "Fill Then Submit" which is located in the section of "Return Method". Drag and drop the desired fields to your document and hit on the "Save" button after you are finished.
Allowing yourself to edit the "Return Method" section so that you can choose how the visitor or user can use the fillable PDF form. In this way, the file content can be better protected.
See? Above are how to create fillable PDF form on Mac OS X. Very easy, isn't it? If you have piles of files including Word, Excel, PowerPoint presentation documents and all formats of images. You can use PDF Creator for Mac to convert them PDF for faster and more convenient data management. My favorite feature on it is the batch conversion functionality which can save you lots of time.
Tips: Windows users can free download the Windows version of PDF Creator for help.