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Fixing a Fillable PDF File Upload
Fixing a Fillable PDF File Upload

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Crystal Abing avatar
Written by Crystal Abing
Updated over a week ago

If you have PDFs with fillable fields signed externally (outside of RentRedi), you will to export as a PDF without fillable form fields before uploading them to RentRedi.

Export from Adobe Acrobat, Preview, (or similar) as a read-only (or static) PDF without fillable form fields.

For Preview:

  1. Open the PDF file in Preview that you want to make static. If you have another app set to open your PDF files, simply right-click the file and select Preview from the Open with menu.

  2. From the File menu, select the “Export to PDF” option.

  3. Save the file

For Adobe Acrobat Pro*:

  1. Save a copy of the PDF

  2. Open the copy of the PDF

  3. Save As Optimized PDF

  4. Go to Discard Objects

  5. Check Flatten Form Fields box

  6. Click on Okay to save as a regular uneditable PDF

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