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How to Type on a PDF Form

"Is there a tool that can help me type on a PDF form? I need to enter text on a PDF form. I’ve tried Adobe Reader. It cannot save all the text I’ve entered in the PDF form. Please help. "
Whether editing or filling a PDF form, needless to say, you need to type on the PDF form. However, just as what the person have mentioned above, if you doesn’t use a professional PDF tool, you’ll fail of typing on a PDF form, or after entering text, you cannot save it. Here I’d like to share with you a recommendable tool – Wondershare PDF Editor. The following is about how to type on a PDF form with Wondershare PDF Editor.


Step 1. Install Wondershare PDF Editor

Click the download button to get the PDF form tool installation file. After downloading, double click the .exe file to install it on your computer. Wondershare PDF Editor is fully compatible with Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows XP, and Windows Vista. If you have a Mac computer, please try Wondershare PDF Editor Pro for Mac.

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Step 2. Type on a PDF form

Generally, there are two kinds of PDF forms. One comes with interactive fields in which you can easily type in info, check the box or select an option from a list. Another one is a simple PDF form which might be generated from a Word document. There are no interactive fields at all. Wondershare PDF Editor enables you to type on both of the two types of forms.

Type text in interactive fields in a PDF form

Launch Wondershare PDF Editor and open the PDF form with it. After opening the PDF form, all the interactive fields will be highlighted for you to type in. If you just need to fill out the PDF form, then type in info. That’s it. If you’re going to type text beside interactive fields, go to Edit  Menu to select Add Text tool. And then move mouse to the PDF form, click on the blank area to type text.

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Type text in a PDF form which doesn’t have interactive fields

Open the PDF form with Wondershare PDF Editor. Select Add Text tool in the Edit Menu. And then move mouse over a PDF file, click the blank area to type on the PDF form. If you need to remove the original text, in the Home Menu, select Edit tool, click the text block to remove the text.

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It is very easy to type on a PDF form, isn’t it? With Wondershare PDF Editor, an all-in-1 app, you’ll achieve your goal efficiently and effortlessly. Download Wondershare PDF Editor to have a try.

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