Edit, align and space multiple fields

Nitro Pro allows you to select multiple form fields, meaning you can edit common appearance properties and fix alignment issues faster. You can edit the alignment via the Alignment context tab or context (‘right-click’) menu. To edit the appearance of multiple form fields, you can use the Properties context tab or Properties dialog.

 

TIP: You can select multiple field types using the Select Fields tool. Once you’ve selected it, either click and drag the marquee around the fields to select them all, or click on fields (while holding down Ctrl) to select them one at a time.

To edit the appearance of multiple fields:

  1. On the Forms ribbon, in the Form Fields group, click Select Fields
  2. Select the fields using one of the following methods:
  3. Click and drag the cursor around all the fields
  4. Click on each field while holding down the Ctrl key
  5. Do either of the following:
    • On the Properties context tab, click any options in the appearance group
    • Right-click, click Properties, and then change any of the appearance options
  6. Click OK

To adjust the alignment and spacing of form fields:

  1. On the Forms ribbon, in the Form Fields group, click Select Fields .
  2. Select the fields using one of the following methods:
    • Click and drag the cursor around all the fields
    • Click on each field while holding down the Ctrl key
  3. Do either of the following:
    • On the Alignment context tab, click any option to change the alignment or spacing between selected fields
    • Right-click and click any option to change the alignment or spacing between selected fields

TIP: Using the Alignment context tab can be quicker to use and makes it easier to reverse your changes as the Undo button appears immediately above the alignment tools