How to save PDF with fields so someone can fill out form and send it to printer

Using Adobe Acrobat X for Mac, I built a pdf template with fields for
sending an assortment of Business Card files to the printer to print.
How do I save the file so my brother/client can start typing in different
names, job titles, and contact info and send them to a printer.
Thanks,
jsorlean

Create your form.
go to advanced menu
choose the item about Reader Rights
when open set what you want Reader to be allowed to do.
Once set and saved the can fillout, save, email but they can not change the actual form itself just the contents they added.
Not there is a cap of 500 hundred instances per different PDF.
(Please note information is given by an Experienced User of Acrobat. I am not an employee of Adobe.)

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