Posts filed under: FormMaker

FormMaker makes it easy to create rich, interactive PDF forms in InDesign. It fills the huge gaps left in InDesign’s interactive PDF forms capabilities, allowing you to set text alignment in form fields, as well as set the text color,...
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After a long wait, the latest version of InDesign, 2019, has finally introduced the ability to select a font for interactive PDF form fields. Until today, interactive form fields created in InDesign would always be set to Times Roman when...
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You may sometimes notice that FormMagic converts Arial to Helvetica, and sometimes it doesn’t. In this blog post, I will try to explain what’s going on and how to get predictable results. FormMagic can create regular text fields, and rich-text...
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Using FormMagic or FormMaker is a 2-step process. First, FormMagic must be run on the InDesign file. Then, it must be run again in Acrobat on the resulting interactive PDF. In this post, I will show how to create an action in Acrobat...
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With FormMaker, not only is it possible to produce fully-formatted Acrobat forms in InDesign as with FormMagic, it is even possible to attach Acrobat validation, calculation, and formatting scripts to each form field right inside InDesign. You can also add document...
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