The Set Tab Order determines the order of the form fields in the document. The default setting is the order of creation. Readers will not be able to see the order, but will be able to navigate to each next field by pressing the Tab key.

To use the Set Tab Order Tool:

  1. Choose Forms > Set Tab Order, or select the Set Tab Order Tool PDF Gold settaborder Setting the Tab Order on the Form Tools toolbar. All form fields of on the current page will have their tab number revealed.
  2. Double-click the form field you want to be first, then single-click the second, third, etc. Go in order until finished.

Setting the Tab Order