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kimbury62

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kimbury62

kimbury62

13-11-2018

Hello All,

I have a one page fillable form. I require when it is printed that it produce 2 pages; the first page prints all the details on the form and the second page only prints certain data. How do I do this? Basically, it would be like a carbon copy with certain areas blacked out.

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Mayank_Gandhi
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13-11-2018

For the particular object, you can basically change the presence. Depending on the purpose of the form, you can  control which objects are displayed in a PDF form when users view the form or when users print the form. With the various options in the Presence list in the Object palette, you can selectively make different objects in a PDF form visible, invisible, or hidden.

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The following list describes some of the ways you can use the presence options:

Visible
The object is visible on-screen, visible in the printed form (when printed from within Acrobat, Adobe Reader, or the server), and occupies space in the form layout.
Visible (Screen Only)
The object is visible on-screen, not visible in the printed form if printed from within Acrobat or Adobe Reader, and occupies space in the form layout. The object is visible in the printed form if printed from the server. For example, if you have a form that users will fill, submit online, and then print, you can apply the Visible (Screen Only) option to Print and Submit buttons so that the buttons are visible on-screen but not visible in the printed form.
Visible (Print Only)
The object is not visible on-screen, visible in the printed form if printed from within Acrobat or Adobe Reader, and occupies space in the form layout. The object is visible in the printed form if printed from the server. For example, if you need to include some instructional text in the printed form that is not required on-screen, such as mailing instructions, you can apply the Visible (Print Only) option to Text Field objects that contain the instructions so that the text is visible in the printed form but not visible on-screen.

Inactive
Inactive presence indicates that an object is hidden and excluded from event processing. Calculations, validations, and other events do not trigger for inactive objects. The enumeration of the presence attribute determines which of the form processing stages a form object participates in. Inactive objects participate in the step of merging data with template to create Form DOM.
Note: Presence Inactive applies to all Designer objects.

Invisible
The object is not visible on-screen, not visible in the printed form, and occupies space in the form layout. For example, if you want an area in a form to remain invisible until a user selects a certain option, such as the section for payment-type information in a billing form, you can apply the Invisible option to the text field objects used for gathering credit card information so that they remain invisible until the user selects a Radio button that indicates the credit card type.

Hidden (Exclude from Layout)
The object is not visible on-screen, not visible in the printed form, and does not occupy any space in the form layout.

The Presence list appears in a different tab, depending on the object selected.

  1. Select the object.
  2. In the Object palette, click the appropriate tab.
  3. In the Presence list, select one of the following options:
    • To make the object visible on-screen, visible in the printed form, and occupy space in the form layout, select Visible.
    • To make the object visible on-screen, not visible in the printed form, and occupy space in the form layout, select Visible (Screen Only).
    • To make the object not visible on-screen, visible in the printed form, and occupy space in the form layout, select Visible (Print Only).
    • To make the object not visible on-screen, not visible in the printed form, and occupy space in the form layout, select Invisible.
    • To make the object not visible on-screen, not visible in the printed form, and not occupy any space in the form layout, select Hidden (Exclude from Layout).
    • To make the object visible on-screen, visible on only the front side of each sheet in the printed form, and occupy space in the form layout, select One-sided Printing Only.
    • To make the object visible on-screen, visible on both sides of each sheet in the printed form, and occupy space in the form layout, select Two-sided Printing Only.