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Cannot save PDF form to my desktop once fields have been edited

May 10, 2012 1:28 PM

I created a form and then printed to a PDF.  I then ran the form wizard and created some text fields for people to comment in, save to their computer, and email back to me.  The only problem is that once the person starts typing in any of the fields, a warning message appears saying that the person will not be able to save the commented PDF to their own computer.  Any suggestions?

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    May 11, 2012 11:26 AM   in reply to stevesal32

    You have to save the file as a Reader Extended pdf (in Acrobat X File->Save As->Enable Additional Features.

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    May 14, 2012 1:34 AM   in reply to stevesal32

    No, you can do this with Acrobat 9 also. Please follow the below steps.


    Open the form in Acrobat.

    Click on "Advanced" -> "Enable Read Extend in Adobe Reader".

    Click on "Save Now" button to save a copy.


    Now, try to open the form with Reader and test.


    Hope this helps.

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    Jun 7, 2012 1:01 AM   in reply to Deepak Chauhan

    What to do if I want to do the same, but the choice "enable read extend" stays grey and can not be selected??

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    Jun 7, 2012 1:12 PM   in reply to Hocras

    Have any security features been applied to the document?

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