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How to vertically align text in interactive PDF

Explorer ,
Oct 16, 2023 Oct 16, 2023

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I've created an interactive PDF in InDesign 2023 and exported it as an interactive PDF in the most current version of Acrobat. The text is vertically centered in the field.  Apparently I can't do it in InDesign and I have to align the text in Acrobat, but there's no way to grab the text field. I'm fairly new to Interactive forms in ID/Acrobat.

 

I've Googled this and it's making me crazy. Can anyone tell me how to vertically align it to the top of the field?

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Oct 17, 2023 Oct 17, 2023

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Vertical alignment is automatic in interactive text fields. But there are two choices.  If the field is set as "multiline" text aligns to the top, otherwise it is centered.  At least in Acrobat this is the case, and they set the standard. Since there is no specification on this issue, each PDF viewer can do it differently. 

 

This usually isn't an issue because single line fields are short enought that the text takes up most of the vertical space. Why is your field so tall that it's an issue?

 

Thom Parker - Software Developer at PDFScripting
Use the Acrobat JavaScript Reference early and often

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It’s multiline. I inexplicably turned that off. Thank you!

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