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Hi Folks! I am looking for a way to create a writable PDF over multiple pages.
There is probably a way to use a PDF as a template for authors and in the end you just have to join all the PDFs together and create a printable PDF file. There should be several elements in the template: Headline, subheadline, placeholder for images, labels for images, etc. My biggest wish would be to be able to create the continuous text even in two columns.
I know that some publishers use this type of template, but I don't know what it is called or how to create it. I've already created a form in InDesign and exported it as a PDF, but unfortunately I can't get the text boxes to link together and the text just flows over several pages. Then I created a form directly in Adobe Acrobat DC, but even that didn't bring the desired result.
Thanks for your help! _Chris
This is not possible in Adobe Acrobat. Use a document editor InDesign or Word.
Thanks for your answer. Then it must have been a Word template. I could not find the slightest hint that it is possible with Acrobat.
Acrobat is not a document editor.
Meine Freunde.. That simple statement has helped me clarify so much that I have been trying to do with PDF's.. Thank you so so much, or in my limited german, Danke Danke Danke...
The fillable document described by the original poster would be best done in MS Word. A Word template could have Word form fields (called content controls) that authors could complete.
When done, the Word document can be exported to PDF.
InDesign would create a static form, not something flexible like what the original poster described.
And Acrobat just doesn't edit anything. It's the final end result, not an authoring/editing tool.