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To sign a document in Acrobat Pro XI and older
**These instructions assume you have an created a Digital Certificate within Acrobat Pro with the default appearance of Standard Text. If you do not, please work with ITO support before attempting to digitally sign PDF documents if you are unable to set up a Digital Certificate from within Acrobat Pro.**
Step 1:
In the top, right side of the Toolbar, click on "Sign". 
From the Sign menu, click "Place Signature"

The mouse indicator will change from an arrow to a target/plus sign.
Step 2:
Locate an area on the PDF document where you can place your digital signature. Click, hold, and drag mouse to place signature, then release.
Step 3:
When released, the "Sign Document" dialogue box will appear.


Step 4:
Click "Sign" and…
…a "Save As" dialogue box will appear.

The document will need to be saved with each signature obtained. Best Practice: save the PDF document to a folder you set aside for Signed Documents (on desktop, in Box, etc.).
Step 5:
In the top, left side of the toolbar, you should see "Signed and all signatures are valid" with a green checkmark. If you do not, you did not set the The University of Texas at Austin RCA as a trusted root for certificate download the latest Trusted Root Certificates validation. 

Step 6:
Attach the PDF document to an email and send to next signer or final destination.


Additional info:
If you want to change the appearance of you signature, you can choose "Create New Appearance" and work with the preferences of your operating system. Contact ITO support for assistance or click on green question marks for Acrobat Help.