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  1. First, we need to create a Tags Root. Right now, we do not have one in our PDF sample. To create one, go to the Tags pane and right click on the No Tags Available text. Click Create Tags Root.

    The Tags Pane in Acroabat with No Tags Available. A menu for creating a Tags Root is visible.
  2. Next, go to the Options Menu and click Find.

    The Options Menu with Find at the bottom.
  3. In the Find Element box, go to the Find dropdown menu and choose Unmarked Annotations. Then check Search Document and click the Find button.

    The Find Element Box with Unmarked Annotations in the Find Box. Search Document is checked.
  4. The first form field in your document should be highlighted. When you see this, click the Tag Element button.

    The Full Name form field is highlighted in pink borders.Image Modified
  5. The New Tag box will appear. In the Type dropdown menu, choose Form and click OK.

    The New Tag box with Type set to Form.
  6. In the Tags Pane, you will see a Form Tag has been created and within it is an OBJR Tag with your form field inside it.

    The Tags Pane with a tag hierarchy for Forms.
  7. Go back to the Find Element box and repeat these steps until every single form field has been tagged.

    A tag hierarchy for multiple forms with their own OBJR tags.
  8. Once everything has been tagged, we are going to tag our text for each form field. Start by creating a paragraph tag and placing each text inside. In this case, remember to only highlight the words and the colon. We will take care of the lines later.

    Paragraph Tag Hierarchy Example.pngImage ModifiedA tag hierarchy with a paragraph tag added for the full name form field. The text and box is highlighted with pink borders.
  9. Drag and drop all of the Form tags and OBJR tags into their respective Paragraph tags.

    An example of our Tag Hierarchy.