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    • LadyDee
    • By LadyDee 22nd Sep 16, 6:29 PM
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    Help with PDF document please.
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    • 22nd Sep 16, 6:29 PM
    Help with PDF document please. 22nd Sep 16 at 6:29 PM
    I have to complete a document sent to me which is in PDF form.

    Although I have saved this document, clicked on Fill & Sign, and get a message that it is a fillable document, I can't type anything into the document.

    Any help gratefully received.
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    • LadyDee
    • By LadyDee 22nd Sep 16, 8:36 PM
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    Anybody? Please!!!
    • buglawton
    • By buglawton 22nd Sep 16, 8:43 PM
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    If the form is nothing personal can you post a link to it or something?
    Lack of answers may be because this is a 'how long is a piece of string' question.

    Anyway are you opening it in Adobe PDF Reader or do you have another PDF reader as your default.
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    • debitcardmayhem
    • By debitcardmayhem 22nd Sep 16, 8:45 PM
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    • 22nd Sep 16, 8:45 PM
    you need to tell folks what you are using windows/iThing/android and which version of said you are using....
    The faceless forum team said
    I'm afraid we had to remove your signature. It was felt that it could be upsetting to other users who had a stroke.
    But removing said signature upsets someone who has had one, ergo yours truly, and has still never received an explanation as to who felt it could be upsetting and why...Let alone the terrible grammar
    • LadyDee
    • By LadyDee 22nd Sep 16, 9:00 PM
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    • 22nd Sep 16, 9:00 PM
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    • 22nd Sep 16, 9:00 PM
    you need to tell folks what you are using windows/iThing/android and which version of said you are using....
    Originally posted by debitcardmayhem
    Sorry, didn't realise. Windows 7. I've opened it in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (this is the default and there's no alternative suggested). I then click on the Edit & Fill where it says it's a fillable document, but I can't input anything.
    • LadyDee
    • By LadyDee 22nd Sep 16, 9:02 PM
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    • 22nd Sep 16, 9:02 PM
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    • 22nd Sep 16, 9:02 PM
    If the form is nothing personal can you post a link to it or something?
    Lack of answers may be because this is a 'how long is a piece of string' question.

    Anyway are you opening it in Adobe PDF Reader or do you have another PDF reader as your default.
    Originally posted by buglawton
    Thank you, but it's a document which I'd rather not post here, and yes Adobe Acrobat Reader DC.
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    • buglawton
    • By buglawton 22nd Sep 16, 10:09 PM
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    • 22nd Sep 16, 10:09 PM
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    • 22nd Sep 16, 10:09 PM
    It could easily be a mistake by the supplier of the form. Ask them.
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    • debitcardmayhem
    • By debitcardmayhem 22nd Sep 16, 10:21 PM
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    • 22nd Sep 16, 10:21 PM
    perhaps print fill out and post it , or scan it and email it
    or ask for it to be sent using word format
    The faceless forum team said
    I'm afraid we had to remove your signature. It was felt that it could be upsetting to other users who had a stroke.
    But removing said signature upsets someone who has had one, ergo yours truly, and has still never received an explanation as to who felt it could be upsetting and why...Let alone the terrible grammar
    • Cisco001
    • By Cisco001 23rd Sep 16, 12:00 PM
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    • 23rd Sep 16, 12:00 PM
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    • 23rd Sep 16, 12:00 PM
    My adobe reader has a comment tab on the right.
    You can add text comment.

    Or go to website like jpg2pdf.com, convert pdf to jpg

    Open .jpg with paint. Add text.

    Convert .jpg back to pdf
    • LadyDee
    • By LadyDee 23rd Sep 16, 5:43 PM
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    The solution has been found - there was an incompatibility issue with the latest version of Adobe Reader DC. Uninstalled it and re-installed the earlier version 10.0.01.

    Thanks for your suggestions, and hope this might help anybody who experiences similar problems.

    (Buglawton did say it could be a mistake in the form and that's right really if they havent tested it with the latest version of Adobe Reader).
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