In order to work with forms, choose View->Toolbars->Form Editing.
Available Form Field Widgets
- Text field
Used for entering a single or multiple lines of text. The text can be a password, in which case it's contents are obscured as they are entered.
- Button field
A button with any label which can perform various different actions including sending the forms answers to a website or resetting certain other form fields.
Allows the users to put a tick in a box.
Presents a list of choices. You can also allow the user to enter their own choice if not shown in the list.
- Choice (radio) button
Allows the user to press one button from a number of button choices. Radio buttons are automatically grouped - only one button may be active in any group. To change the group of a radio-button, double-click the button and select a different group in the 'General' tab.
- List box
Like a combo box but doesn't allow the user to enter their own choice.
Additional Toolbar Buttons
- Export form data
Writes the answers and button states in the form to file as either XML or FDF format data. These format can be read by third-party programs that need to make use of the form data.
- Input form data
Reads answers and button states from a standard FDF format data file.