How to Use Forms...

Filling Out Forms

Enter your information in the yellow highlighted fields.  Move between fields by using the <Tab> key or your mouse.  Enter marks in checkboxes by clicking with your mouse or pressing <Space>.

The Reset Form button blanks out the contents of all fields.  Use it if you wish to fill out a second form.

Printing Forms

To print a form, click the button labeled PRINT located on the form itself.  This will prevent printing the highlighting color.  If you use the Print icon on the Acrobat toolbar or your browser's toolbar, you'll need to first turn off the field highlighting by clicking the form button labeled Highlite.  You can restore the highlighting after you've finished printing by clicking the Highlite button again.

Saving Forms

You must have either Adobe Acrobat Approval 5.0 or the full Adobe Acrobat 5.0 program (both are available from the AU Bookstore) installed to be able to save a form along with its contents.  To do so, just click on the Save As form button. The subsequent dialog will permit you to select the desired folder.  It is usually convenient to choose your default document folder, which is often c:/My Documents.  

If you have only the free Acrobat Reader program, you can save the form itself, but not the data you've entered.  To do so, go to your browser's File menu & select Save As.

To retrieve a form you've saved, simply start Adobe Acrobat, or Acrobat Reader, & click on File/Open.  Then select the folder you chose when you saved the form.