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Post Options Post Options   Quote bbahney Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 Jan 2012 at 11:12am

Following your instructions, the text I want to move is 'surrounded' by a blue box, so I was thinking all I had to do was to hit the spacebar to move it a few spaces to the right, but when I do this, I am dropped to the bottom of the form.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote bbahney Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 Jan 2012 at 11:15am
Thanks so much for taking the time to reply; I am going pass on what you suggest to our Print Shop folks in hopes that this is truly only a printer problem - like I have been trying to convinve them all along - and that I do not have to try and modify the delivered PDF template as Adobe Acrobat X just is NOT my friend right now.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote aandi Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 Jan 2012 at 3:50pm
I'd move it by dragging, not with the space bar...
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Post Options Post Options   Quote bbahney Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 Jan 2012 at 3:59pm

Yes, I did try that and no luck. The 'mouse' does change to four-arrows, but when I drag it, the text does not move. I'm about ready to throw in the towel; either I am really dense, or this product is not very user-friendly or intuitive!

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Post Options Post Options   Quote gkaiseril Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 Jan 2012 at 6:02pm

Have you talked to the People Soft tech support?

There is a time requirement for getting these forms to the employees.
 
 
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Post Options Post Options   Quote bbahney Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 Jan 2012 at 7:41pm

Yes - that was one of the first things I did and, of course, was told that we should not have to modify the PDF template and that if we did it would not be supported, which I already knew. I am at the point where I am having the Print Shop trying to print the form on a differen printer as I was convinced, right from the start, that this was printer issue. The form we are printing on is one that is Psoft compatible, so it should work right 'out of the box'.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote aandi Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 Jan 2012 at 10:33pm
A thought: if you are printing a PDF onto a pre-printed form, check the printing options very carefully. By default Acrobat and Adobe Reader will slightly move and scale the printout, so it will not line up.
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Which means I should probably start looking for an updated driver since I do in fact own an HP LaserJet. I do think it is a bit ridiculous that HP could not give their customers a decent hp printer in error state and decided to be all vague and nonchalant over the whole ordeal… 

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