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Is it possible to change the colour of the highlighted fields in a form? And if so how?

Jen_Sav
Level 2
Level 2

Hi there,

I would like to know how to change the highlighted fields that show up on a form once it has been designed and PDF'd. I know i can turn it on or off but i would like to just change the colour so it matches our styling of the company.

Is there a way to do this and if so how??? If not thats fine i just need to know if there is a way.

Thanks

Jennah

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Jen_Sav
Level 2
Level 2

Thank you Marc for that helpful forum.

It didnt really help me but it encouraged me to look in a different spot and i found a button on Adobe acrobat pro v9 under edit prefernces forms and there it was to change the highlight colour so thank you very much.

Cheers!

Jono_Moore
Level 10
Level 10

I don't believe that preference setting will travel with the PDF - it's just for your local copy of Acrobat.

Jen_Sav
Level 2
Level 2

Hi,

What do you mean by travel? Is that when it wont change all settings across the board? e.g another staff member with adobe acrobat wont have the same settings as i do?

I am the only one creating the forms and using any adobe settings anyway so i guess it wont really matter that they dont have the same settings as i do but its not hard to change them on all pc's anyway.

Thanks though.

Jono_Moore
Level 10
Level 10

Yeah, it's just a local preference setting.

You either have to set it by script or do the preference setting on each copy of Acrobat.