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How to Include Initials Fields in a Document

One can ask the template recipient to include initials in the document when filing it out.
Open the document and add the Initials field from the left-side panel.
Add the cell to the corresponding area on a page.
Change the field borders to the needed size by dragging them.
The initials field can be additionally customized. For example, you may add to it multiple roles. Every role will be highlighted with a different color, for better differentiation.
Use advanced options from the dropdown menu and name the initials field.
Click on the Ok button and select Done to save changes.

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How do you put initials in PDF?

Placing Initials in the PDF Document Open the Insert > Place Initials menu and click one of available initials. Then place the initials in the document. You can adjust the geometry of the initials using the side panel.

How do you add initials to a document?

Choose "Change User Name." Click into the "Initials" text box under the "Personalize your copy of Microsoft Office" section. Type your initials. Click the "OK" button. Your initials will now appear in the document anytime you use an option on the "Review" tab such as adding a new comment or deleting a word.

Why can't I fill and sign my PDF?

Make sure that the security settings allow form filling. (See File > Properties > Security.) Sometimes form creators forget to convert their PDFs to interactive forms, or they intentionally design a form you can only fill in by hand. If you can't type in the form fields, then the fields are probably not interactive.

How do you digitally sign a PDF?

Open your PDF document. Right-click in the PDF document where you want to add the Digital signature. Select Sign Document from the right-click menu. Select Digital Signature.

How do you initial a document?

Many documents, such as contracts, deeds, powers of attorney and wills, require the primary person signing to initial every page with their full initials, including middle name, if any middle name has been mentioned in the content of the document.

What does it mean to initial a document?

If someone initials an official document, they write their initials on it, for example to show that they have seen it or that they accept or agree with it.

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