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Adobe Acrobat 8 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual Quickstart Guide by John Deubert

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13. Creating Forms with Acrobat Pro

Acrobat Pro has long provided tools that let you define interactive form fields that can collect data from a reader and send that data back to you.

We could write an entire book (or two) about creating Acrobat forms. This chapter will introduce you to the basics of creating a functioning form with Acrobat. Happily, you can get very far with just the basics. Acrobat has added a large number of automated processes that create useful forms without your necessarily having to become an expert.

Much of this ease of use is a result of integration between Acrobat and Adobe LiveCycle Designer, a visual form editor that lets you create a form with the ease of laying out a page in a desktop publishing application. LiveCycle ...

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