There is a way! But only if you haven’t saved the document already. Right after you fill or check a box you didn’t intend to, type Ctrl-Z. That’s it!. The majority of the forms make use of the most fundamental form fields, such as simple text fields, radio buttons and check boxes. Once again, please remember. Whenever the form runs on the desktop or Trimble the boxes are checked. I want the default set to uncheck. I typed in “False” in the default.

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Click Color if you want the content control to have a color when the mouse hovers over it. Go change size, color, or border style of the check box, select the Use a style to format text typed into the empty control box, and then click New Style.

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Dear Experts Could you please advise how the acrobat form user to uncheck any of multiple option boxes once fillabke option box was checked? Yes, it sounds like it wasn’t designed well, so you’re stuck with what you have.

Can’t Uncheck Checkboxes are you sure it’s a checkbox and not a radio button with the button style of ‘check’? The I-beam pointer allows you to type text. I can check another box and that works fine, but just can’t clear uncheck a box I have already checked other than an undo. This brings you to the print dialog box which you may configure as necessary.


To accept the field change and go to the next fieldpress [TAB] or use your mouse to click on the next form field. Thank you for this! And unchecm criticism still stands sound like a little bit of short-coming in Adobe Acrobat’s design not to take this situation into account. Radio button fields, when filled, generally appear in the form of a small solid circle or check mark.

Make changes to check boxes

March 7, at 5: Templates, labels, and forms. After you insert a check box in a document, you can change the check box symbol from an X to a checkmark or other symbol, or make other changes, such as the color or size of the checkbox.

Changing the uncehck on the screen will not change the size of the printed form itself. Flip over to Preview, click the extra box. How can we improve it? Select the hand tool from the Acrobat toolbar. Please turn JavaScript back on and reload this page. Create the button and add a “Reset a form” action in its Mouse Up event, selecting just the Group of radio buttons to be unchecked.

Uncheck All Radio Buttons on a PDF Form

If you create a new radio button within the same group, preview the form, select bo randomly added button and then go back to edit and delete it, it removes the selected button and leaves you with your unselected options.

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You’re likely to get better answers on something like an Adobe forum about Acrobat for example. I am using it in my application using Radpdf control for.

This tool uses JavaScript and fjllable of it will not work correctly without it enabled. The arrow pointer allows you to select a field, a check box, a radio button, or an item from a list. May 31, at Correct Answers – 10 points. To undo the selection, left-click your mouse button and the check mark will be removed.

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Can’t Uncheck Checkboxes – Adobe Acrobat Macintosh

Do you want to change the color of the check box border, or display text above the check box when the mouse hovers over it? But the form is complicated already kicked back once — and my problem is, what if I mistakenly click on the wrong check box and I want to take it back like answer a question on the form, someplace on the form that does not apply – like mistakenly answering a question in the citizenship and Resident Alien section — I think you can understand the situation.

I was having the same issue. Login to Your Account. Form Fields with a limited number of characters Some form fields have been configured to accept a maximum number of characters. Edit Answer for another minute.

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