Open the PDF document or form that you want to sign.
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To sign a PDF document or form, you can type, draw, or insert an image of your handwritten signature. You can also add text, such as your name, company, title, or the date. When you save the document, the signature and text become part of the PDF.
Choose Tools > Fill & Sign.
To add text, such as your name, company, title, or date, drag and drop your personal saved information from the right hand pane onto a form field.
Alternatively, you can use Add Text in the toolbar. Click at the place in your document where you want to add the text, and start typing. Use the field toolbar to make appropriate changes.
Click the Sign icon in the toolbar, and then choose whether you want to add your signature or just initials.
If you have already added signatures or initials, they are displayed as options to choose from.
If you’ve already added your signature or initials, just select it from the Sign options, and then click at the place in the PDF where you want to add your signature. Skip to the next step.
If your are signing for the first time, you see the Signature or Initials panel. Below is an example of the Signature panel.
Type: Type your name in the field. You can choose from a small selection of signature styles; click Change Style to view a different style.
Draw: Draw your signature in the field.
Image: Browse and select an image of your signature.
Save Signature: When this check box is selected, and you’re signed in to Acrobat Reader or Acrobat, the added signature is saved securely in Adobe Document Cloud for reuse.
Click Apply, and then click at the place in the PDF where you want to place the signature or initial.
To move the placed signature or initial, click the field to highlight it and then use the arrow keys. To resize or delete the field, use the options in field toolbar.
For more information, please visit https://helpx.adobe.com/reader/using/sign-pdfs.html.
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