Acroforms are forms created using Acrobat. You can create a new form from scratch using Acrobat or take an existing form created in Micrsoft Word and convert it into Acroform using Acrobat. The following steps need to be followed to convert a form created in Microsoft Word to Acroform.
- Open word document using Acrobat
- Use Acrobat Prepare form tool to identify the form fields on the form.
- Save the pdf. Make sure the file name does not have any spaces in it.
If you want to send the fillable acroform for signing using Adobe Sign, Please name the fields accordingly. For example, you could name a field Sig_es_:signer1:signature . This is the syntax Adobe Sign understands.
Make sure the acroform filename does not have any spaces in it. The current sample code does not handle spaces. The form field names can only contain the following
- single space
- single underscore
- alphanumeric characters