Entering the Forms tab starts the Form Editing mode. This mode allows you to edit/modify field settings, location, size, & options.
To view the form as a user would click on the preview button to test the fields while remaining in the Forms tab
Object Select: Used to Edit Interactive Objects within the PDF.
Typewriter: Creates a typewriter annotation.
Text Box: Creates a text box field
Check Box: Creates a check box
Radio Button: Creates a radio button. To create a new group of Radio Buttons click on the down arrow to the right of the Radio Button on the toolbar and then select New. This will start a new group for the Radio Buttons.
Combo Box: Creates a combo box
List Box: Creates a list box
Button: Creates a push button
Signature: Creates a digital signature field
Image Button: Creates an Image button
Date Field: Creates a date field using the following format m/d/yy
Calculation Order: Allows you to set the form field calculation order in the document
Reset Fields: Resets the data in all fields in the form.
Export: Export form data in the current document into a file in FDF, XFDF, XDP, XML, CSV, or Text formats.
Import: Import form data in the current document into a file in FDF, XFDF or XDP formats.
Flatten: Flatten all fields in the form.
Preview Form: Toggles form editing mode to allow testing the fields while remaining in the Forms tab
Highlight Fields: Highlight all fields in the form, making them easier to locate.
Show Rulers: Toggles display of rulers in document viewing area
Show Grid: Toggles the grid display on top of the PDF