Imported PDF fields not recorded

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    aaronaash
    Asked on January 20, 2020 at 06:38 PM

    Some of my fields in the fillable pdf that I uploaded were not registered on upload. Would I need to reload the form or is there a way to duplicate the fields that are on the pdf?

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    roneet
    Answered on January 20, 2020 at 09:48 PM

    You can add a Short Entry text field and then map it to those fields which are missing the connection. Please check this GIF:

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    Thanks.

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    aaronaash
    Answered on January 20, 2020 at 10:50 PM
    Im sorry I wasn’t clear. Some of my checkbox tillable fields didn’t
    transfer over so there is no actual field on the pdf, see the Disability
    section at the bottom.
    That being the case do I need to just upload a new pdf. I corrected the
    fields in the pdf so that the names aren’t common thinking this would help.
    Your thoughts?
    Aaron Ash
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    roneet
    Answered on January 21, 2020 at 05:33 AM

    It seems that most of the radio button on the Form is not mapped to the Fillable PDF.

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    So you have to either add the radio option manually or you may also try importing the PDF manually to the form.

    Thanks

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    aaronaash
    Answered on January 21, 2020 at 09:50 AM
    Well, a better solution/question would be can a multiple-choice be made
    into a single choice section. Basically can check boxes be coded to allow
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    jherwin
    Answered on January 21, 2020 at 11:07 AM

    If you want to make the checkbox into single selection then please refer to this guide: How-to-Limit-the-Number-of-Selections-on-a-Checkbox-Field

    Let us know if you are referring to something else.

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    aaronaash
    Answered on January 21, 2020 at 11:50 AM
    Thank you, this should do the trick for me! This is actually how I have the
    fields usually set up in the PDF, and use a script to control the
    yes/no/other single check options so that I total control without using
    Radial buttons.
    Unfortunately when importing it eliminated the same name fields so I had to
    rename the fields for the JotForm to recognize the fields. I am hoping I
    get the planned results because I see this being very useful for the
    organizations I consult for.
    Thank you,
    Aaron Ash
    *The Dream is Free, The Hustle is Sold Separately*
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    Vanessa_T
    Answered on January 21, 2020 at 12:51 PM

    Do let us know if you're still having issues. However, please note that the import PDF is still on it's Beta phase, as such, there might still be some limitations.

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    aaronaash
    Answered on January 21, 2020 at 01:50 PM
    No problem
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    aaronaash
    Answered on January 21, 2020 at 03:50 PM
    It is now saying my form is disabled is there a reason for this?
    *The Dream is Free, The Hustle is Sold Separately*

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    EltonCris
    Answered on January 21, 2020 at 06:03 PM

    We will answer your new question into a separate thread here https://www.jotform.com/answers/2126425. We'll be there in a bit.