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How do I vertically align text in a text field in Acrobat Pro DC?

New Here ,
Nov 28, 2017 Nov 28, 2017

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So I am creating an editable printable recipe divider. On that divider, I've got a text field. I put text in it in the Oswald font and size 60, all is good. Selected multi-line. That works. But I need the text to be vertically aligned middle (got it horizontally aligned center, so that's good). That way, if the text is only one line, it'll be vertically centered middle; if two, still vertically centered middle. How do I get it to do this? I am currently using the trial version on a Windows computer if that helps. Thank you!

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Nov 28, 2017 Nov 28, 2017

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You have to set up the field to allow rich text formatting. After you enter the text, you can select it and display the Properties toolbar (Ctrl+E), which will have a More button, which will lead to a window with a Paragraph tab, which will include a vertical alignment button.

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Nov 28, 2017 Nov 28, 2017

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Although a solution has been provided for you, the fact is that Acrobat is absolutely not a layout program or word processor. The text features within Acrobat are primarily for after-the-fact text touch-up / edit. For what you are attempting, Adobe InDesign or Adobe Illustrator or even Microsoft Word would be a much better solution. And from each of those programs you can save/export PDF.

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- Dov Isaacs, former Adobe Principal Scientist (April 30, 1990 - May 30, 2021)

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Oct 23, 2020 Oct 23, 2020

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This answer is wrong.  All you need to do is change the field to NOT multi-line.  It will then vertically center.

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Oct 27, 2020 Oct 27, 2020

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You're right. Thanks for the simple solution

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Sep 14, 2021 Sep 14, 2021

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Only for single-line content. The moment you select 'multi-line', it aligns top. 

 

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