Exporting Interactive PDF makes form fields way bigger than I intended

Community Beginner ,
Feb 05, 2021 Feb 05, 2021

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I'm creating an interactive PDF for the first time.  I have an index at the beginning of my document, and I've set up some buttons to jump to certain pages.

 

When I export the interactive PDF to test it out, the button fields are HUMONGOUS!  Way bigger than I designed them to be.

 

I can't find any tutorials on why this might be, or how to fix it.  I've attached two screen shots: What the layout looks like in InDesign, and how big the button fields are once exported.

 

Can anyone help me figure this out???  I need the button form fields to be the same size as I've designed them.

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Adobe Community Professional , Feb 09, 2021 Feb 09, 2021
Interesting - when i use your document it does the same. But if i create my own box with text in it then it works perfectly. How did you create the boxes with the text in them ?  Attached is my version of your Indesign file which you can see works.  I would recommend recreating the buttons.

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Feb 09, 2021 Feb 09, 2021

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Can you share the indesign file so i can take a look for you ? it might be the size of the font being used in the button settings.

Happy to look at it.

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Sure!  Thanks for your help.  

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Interesting - when i use your document it does the same. But if i create my own box with text in it then it works perfectly. How did you create the boxes with the text in them ?  Attached is my version of your Indesign file which you can see works.  I would recommend recreating the buttons.

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Feb 10, 2021 Feb 10, 2021

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Hmmmm... I'll give it a try and let you know.

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It must be the font I'm using, Cambria.  I tried it with a standard font, Arial, and it works normally like it should.  What font did you use?

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Yep it was def the font.  All other fonts seem to work perfectly.

 

Thanks for your help @Ian Sayers !

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Glad you got it sorted, happy to help if you need it going forward.

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