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You can complete the forms by entering information and adding your signatures. Acrobat also allows you to send your completed forms to others and securely save them in Adobe cloud storage.
To complete and sign PDF forms, open the form in Acrobat, and then select Sign from the global bar. Alternatively, you can select All tools > Fill & Sign.
It displays the Fill & Sign tools on the left panel. You can now fill in the form fields and sign the form using the sign tools, as described in the following topics.
From the left panel, select and then click on the field where you want to add text.
It displays a text field along with a toolbar, as shown below.
Select the text field again and enter your text.
To reposition the text box to align it with the text field, select the textbox and hover over it. Once you see a plus icon with arrows, move the textbox to the desired position.
To edit the text, select the text box. Once you see the cursor and keypad, edit the text and then click elsewhere to enter.
To change the text size, select A or A as required.
Resize the first annotation you place to fit the check box or radio button in the document, and the next annotations you add will be of the same size and will fit the rest of the box/circle fields.
To change the text color, select from the quick toolbar and then select a desired color from the color palette.
The default color for signatures is black. To change the color of signatures, you must deselect the Keep signatures black checkbox.
To change the text style from normal to combed, from the textbox menu, select > Character spacing.
It changes the text style from normal to combed. To increase or decrease the spacing, you can select the blue arrow icon and then drag it as desired.
Note: Combed Text is a text style where each letter of the text is equally spaced out with the help of a sequence of boxes.
Once done, select the next field space and then enter your text in the text box. Use the formatting options as desired.
Repeat the step to fill all the required fields in the form.
Hover over the field with the radio option.
It automatically displays the default checkmark or the selected radio field symbol.
Select the radio option field to enter the symbol.
To change the symbol, select the field again, and then from the menu, tap and then select another symbol.
It marks the field with the selected symbol.
Create your signature and initials if not already done. To do so:
Note: You may also add an image as your signature or initials. To add an existing image, tap the image icon from the top menu. To take a new picture to be added as your signature, tap the camera icon and follow through with the workflow.
To add a signature:
Once you add a signature or an initial to a form and save it, you cannot edit it again.
To add your initials:
If you want to use an image as your signature or initials:
From the top-right corner, select , and then in the Share document dialog that opens:
In the Invite members dialog that appears:
It sends a link to all the people you added to the form.
From the Sign panel on the left, select Save a certified copy.
It creates a certified copy of the form and displays a certificate banner at the top, as shown below.
From the sign-in prompt in the right panel, select Next.
It asks you to sign into your account again to help protect your signed agreements.
In the dialog that appears next, select Continue and then enter your account credentials to sign in.
Once you sign in again, the certified copy displays the file information and sharing options. Select a desired sharing option to share the form.
It uploads the form to Adobe cloud storage and generates a shareable link that is copied to your clipboard. You can paste the link anywhere you want to share from.
From the Sign panel, select More options and then select Create a web form. Follow through the workflow to add the form to your website and share links to collect data online.