Old fillable fields showing up when creating new fillable PDF

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Jan 07, 2021

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[Moderator moved from Using the Community (forums) to InDesign.]

 

One of our owners deleted our original indesign file, so I am altering a PDF I had instead of trying to recreate it. 

I was able to move things around but when I try to Prepare my form to make areas fillable the old fillable areas are still showing up which is making it hard. Is there a way to remove those old fillable areas?

Delete does not work and I also tried right mouse click delete.

I have included a screen shot, I am sure it something dumb I am not doing. 

Thank you in advance for any help

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Old fillable fields showing up when creating new fillable PDF

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[Moderator moved from Using the Community (forums) to InDesign.]

 

One of our owners deleted our original indesign file, so I am altering a PDF I had instead of trying to recreate it. 

I was able to move things around but when I try to Prepare my form to make areas fillable the old fillable areas are still showing up which is making it hard. Is there a way to remove those old fillable areas?

Delete does not work and I also tried right mouse click delete.

I have included a screen shot, I am sure it something dumb I am not doing. 

Thank you in advance for any help

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Jan 18, 2021

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Hi @Shannon5F87 

 

This is not an InDesign question since your owner deleted the InDesign file, and I apologize the a moderator errantly moved it here where it got buried instead of to the Acrobat forum where it belongs.

 

In Acrobat Pro, use the Prepare Form tool and click the drop-down menu (triangle) to the right of the word "More" in the right-hand panel, then choose the command to clear the form. 

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You can also create a command button to clear the form, but I don't see that this has been done on your form. Let us know if this works.

 

~ Jane

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