Can I Include Fillable Field in PDF Submission?

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    YMCACentralOH
    Asked on January 03, 2018 at 12:15 PM

    Hello.  I'm trying to figure out how to include a fillable field in the PDF versions of the submissions.

    Basically, I have a document that is sent to a person who then has to sign off on it before sending it to someone else.  I want it so they can get the PDF submission, type their name into a fillable field, and send it to the next person.

    How can this be done?  Thanks!

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    Adrian
    Answered on January 03, 2018 at 01:17 PM

    Unfortunately, you cannot add a fillable field to the PDF version of the submissions.


    What you can do, is to add a Short Text field to your form and hide it.

    In the PDF settings, you UNCHECK the option to Auto Hide Empty Fields.

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    This will only create a space on the PDF but it will not be fillable.

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    Adrian
    Answered on January 03, 2018 at 01:19 PM

    Here is a simple example I made.

    Just fill this form with your email and you should receive a PDF version of your submission with the hidden field.

    https://form.jotform.com/80024198559967