Converting Joftforms to PDF Help!

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    RentNYC
    Asked on March 21, 2018 at 12:01 PM

    I keep trying to convert my forms to PDF but they either end up cutoff at the top, missing/misplaced text, missing graphics, or just completely blank. Can someone help me with this?

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    david
    Answered on March 21, 2018 at 01:20 PM

    Several elements available in web forms cannot be converted to fillable PDF format.  Some formatting also does not translate exactly:

    https://www.jotform.com/help/312-JotForm-Fillable-PDF-Creator-with-All-Points

    Specific to your form, here are the things I see that will cause issues when converting:

    Forms Tabs Widget
    Terms and conditions widget
    Page breaks (remove the page breaks from the form and use the ones added by the conversion tool)
    Payment field

    All of those elements do not convert properly to PDF format.  I would also recommend using one field per line, rather than multiple fields grouped on the same line.

    If all you need is a PDF of the form, not necessarily a fillable, submittable PDF, add a print button to the form and use the print to PDF function:

    https://www.jotform.com/help/24-Print-Button-on-Forms