New and Returning Member Progress - editable?

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galenraines
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New and Returning Member Progress - editable?

Postby galenraines » Tue Dec 20, 2016 12:05 pm

Has anyone been able to successfully convert this PDF into a functional editable document? I have used basic online document converters (e.g. PDF to Word), but the document is so heavily formatted that it makes it near impossible to edit.

Thanks!

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Re: New and Returning Member Progress - editable?

Postby Mikerowaved » Tue Dec 20, 2016 1:01 pm

After trying several free and trial PDF converters, I had a nice surprize when I uploaded my PDF to Google Docs. They did the best job of conversion for my doc. Of course, YMMV depending on the way your doc is formatted.
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Re: New and Returning Member Progress - editable?

Postby galenraines » Tue Dec 20, 2016 2:10 pm

Thanks a lot Mikerowaved. Once you have uploaded to Drive, do you open the PDF with Google Docs to be able to edit? When I do this, the document converts as if i had copied all the info and pasted into a text file. There is no real formatting. It is like it goes from one extreme to another.

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Re: New and Returning Member Progress - editable?

Postby russellhltn » Tue Dec 20, 2016 3:01 pm

I suspect, what you want is the make the form fillable, but populated with the current data. That's a bit more complex.
Have you searched the Wiki?
Try using a Google search by adding "site:tech.lds.org/wiki" to the search criteria.

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Re: New and Returning Member Progress - editable?

Postby JonSevy » Mon Jan 16, 2017 4:13 pm

I just opened the .pdf downloaded from
[PDF]New and Returning Member Progress Form
https://www.lds.org/bc/.../PD50020824-m ... rm-eng.pdf

...directly into Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Went to tools column on the right and chose Fill & Sign

Double click where I want to type, and start typing.

Use mouse or arrow keys to move text exactly where I want it.

Easy-peasy.

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Re: New and Returning Member Progress - editable?

Postby ericawaite » Thu Jan 26, 2017 3:40 pm

I can fill this out offline - but the real power of the data behind it, would be to share it and track it, online with the ward council and not have an off line - separate sheet that is easily lost or overlooked when there is a calling change or transition. Why could this form not be stored online with the ability to update in real time, similar to Interview and Action List for a Bishop?

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Re: New and Returning Member Progress - editable?

Postby allenwood147 » Mon Feb 13, 2017 4:30 am

There are lot of online tools are available to convert PDF file into an editable document.


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