There is a way! But only if you haven’t saved the document already. Right after you fill or check a box you didn’t intend to, type Ctrl-Z. That’s it!. The majority of the forms make use of the most fundamental form fields, such as simple text fields, radio buttons and check boxes. Once again, please remember. Whenever the form runs on the desktop or Trimble the boxes are checked. I want the default set to uncheck. I typed in “False” in the default.

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September 4, at 3: Not a efficient way of doing things, but it works! Radio buttons are great for “must answer” questions, but not so great in a lot of other cases, like the ones I have mentioned. This procedure will also help you avoid accidentally skipping over any form fields. July 1, at 3: Go back to the very beginning, Stephen R, May 25, In the Symbol box, look for a symbol in the Recently used symbols list. Before printing your form – use your mouse to select an area of the form that is not inside a form field or hit the [TAB] key after completing the entry of your last box.

But it is not working. You’ll just have to be careful. Post as a guest Name. Changing the magnification on the screen will not change the size of the printed form itself. If you tick one box, all the others in that set are turned off.


July 1, at 2: So how do you blank the field? Automatically sync folders across computers with Dropbox! January 27, at July 15, at 9: January 13, at 2: Magnifying the form to make it easier to read and fill-in. Home Services Forums Advertise Contact.

This is insane that you have to go to this length to do something that should be so simple. Right after you fill or check a box you didn’t intend to, type Ctrl-Z. Do any of the following in the Content Control Properties box:.

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This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will not work correctly without it enabled. I bet the form creator used radio buttons. Get help Ask the community. January 30, at 5: When you change the X to another symbol, and select the check box, you see the symbol, but the check box goes away.

My guess is that’s your only option.

Get new features first. Anyway, are you saying there is no way to clear the check box, once it has been checked? I have a series of radio buttons as crosses and once I previewed the form and checked a radion button, i can not uncheck it!

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May 31, at Check boxes can be linked so that only one can be selected at a time making them function like the radio buttons with the added function of allowing you to have nothing selected. If you create a new radio button within the same group, preview the form, select this randomly added button and then go back to edit and delete it, it removes the selected button and leaves fillable with your unselected options. Pam — As others have pointed out, you may not want to clear the entire form.


November 19, at 6: Select the hand tool from the Acrobat toolbar. And you’re doing this with what programming language?

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Please type your message and try again. Shrinky Link WordPress Plugin: George- Thanks for the help. March 7, at 5: If you wish to save a completed form, or retain your work on a partially completed form, you must purchase additional software – Adobe Acrobat 5.

When you select a check box, an X appears inside the check box. What about the Clear Form menu option? If you use check boxes instead of radio buttons you will be able to deselect.

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When distributing the blank form, however, I want all of the options to be blank. You are responsible for the completeness and accuracy of all data provided on your form. On the tool bar, there is a box that contains the number: