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Unduplicate Form Fields

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May 31, 2024 May 31, 2024

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I am wokring in a pdf that has form fields copied across multiple pages that auto populate based on what you put on one page. How can I unlink this connection and fill out select form fields seperately on each page? For clarification each page has a unit label field that needs to be different on each page but when I fill out the first page it puts that one unit label on every page. 

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You must give each field a unique name. Go to Prepare Form mode, right-click the fields (one at a time) and select "Rename Field", then give it a new name.

Alternatively, you can do it automatically for all fields in the file with a single click using this (paid-for) tool I've developed: https://www.try67.com/tool/acrobat-rename-duplicate-fields-to-unique-fields

 

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