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Signing PDF files created by Gopher help.

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by TriCountyLawn, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. TriCountyLawn

    TriCountyLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,517

    I downloaded the Gopher demo and I want to be able to put a signature on my estimates. So once I save the estimate its in Pdf. Ive watched a few you tube vids however im not having any luck. Id appreciate any help on this one. Cant be too hard. *trucewhiteflag*
  2. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,465

    Is there not a app to where you can sign something and covert it to a pdf file and put in on as your signature?
  3. TriCountyLawn

    TriCountyLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,517

    The part where I believe im having a problem is that after its saved from gopher it says its says in the properties "signing - not allowed". I don't see anywhere in gopher where there is an option to change this. The customer returned it with a signature so I must be missing something unless its a photoshop kinda thing.
  4. Mountain Peak

    Mountain Peak LawnSite Member
    Messages: 203

    It could be the version of Adobe you have. You might have to save the PDF in Gopher and then reopen it with Adobe to modify it. Just a thought.
  5. TriCountyLawn

    TriCountyLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,517

    Yeah it looks like it takes their online service or the more expensive Adobe to mod or create a sig, Adobe reader alone wont do it.
  6. LindblomRJ

    LindblomRJ LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,570

    Use open Office.org's writer program. Great word processor program. It also allows you to save files as PDF formats. It is a free download.
  7. TriCountyLawn

    TriCountyLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,517

    Thanks, I will check that out. I tried to pint,sign and scan but hit a brick wall trying to turn the scanned one into a Pdf despite being to scan straight to Adobe.
  8. ptjackson

    ptjackson LawnSite Member
    Messages: 211

    kind of a round about way to do it but there are several iPhone/Ipad pdf apps that will let you "sign" or draw on top of the pdf. I also believe the built in mac pdf reader will allow this

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