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    Need to print a copy of the entire form. It won't populate to a PDF.

    Asked by jowens41 on March 13, 2017 at 10:49 AM
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    Answered by ashwin_d on March 13, 2017 at 01:26 PM

    Hello jowens41,

    I am not sure if I have understood your question correctly. Do you mean to say that you want to create a fillable PDF?

    Yes it is possible to download PDF version of your form. The following guide should help you:  https://www.jotform.com/help/212-How-to-Create-a-PDF-Form

    If you want to download your submissions in excel, it is also possible and the following guide should help you:  https://www.jotform.com/help/73-How-to-Download-Form-Submissions-as-Excel-CSV-PDF

    Hope this helps.

    Do get back to us if you meant to ask something else.

    Thank you!

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    Answered by jowens41 on March 13, 2017 at 02:22 PM

    I do not need a fillable PDF.  Just a PDF to share at a meeting.  I tried the methods you provided above.  The PDF would not populate.  When it finally did, the text boxes did not populate correctly.  Could there be errors with the boxes themselves causing this or could it be a population error? 


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    Answered by BJoanna on March 13, 2017 at 05:21 PM

    I am not sure if I understood your issue correctly. Your form does not have submissions. You can not create PDF report if you do not have submissions. 

    How to Download Form Submissions as Excel/CSV/PDF?

    If you are using Fillable PDF form, please not that you need to use Acrobat Reader or Foxit to be able to fill and submit Fillable PDF form. 

    More about Fillable PDF forms you can find inside of this guide.

    JotForm Fillable PDF Creator With All Points

    If you you want to print blank form, you can add print button to your form and then print it.


    If you still have issues, please provide us a screenshot of your issue, so that we can better understand what you are trying to achieve.

    Let us know if you need further assistance.