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Some PDF's require a digital signature.  These instructions will walk you through the steps of setting up a digital signature and inserting them into a PDF.

  1. Important: Be sure you save the PDF and open it in Adobe Acrobat DC or Reader.
  2. Once the document is open in Adobe Acrobat.  Click on 'Tools' then 'Certificates'
  3. Then choose 'Digitally Sign'
  4. Use your mouse to create a box for the digital signature to go.  Then press 'Sign'
  5. In the popup box choose 'Configure Digital ID'
  6. Then click 'Create a new Digital ID' and press Continue
  7. Select 'Save to File' and press Continue
  8. Enter your name and email address and click continue
  9. Last you want to setup a password for your digital signature and click Save
  10. Select your new digital signature and click Continue
  11. Enter your password and hit Sign!

    It is normal to get a Save As box after hitting sign.  Once the PDF is saved the signature will appear.
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