How to make a PDF fillable form editable?

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    KLiebs
    Asked on June 01, 2020 at 04:14 PM

    I have two forms that I am using the pdf converter.  The form text did not fully pull over to the editable format and stuck on how to make the editable version read like the original pdf.  Second, these pdfs need to be completed in this form https://form.jotform.com/KLiebs/16th-annual-mobile-health-clinics-c

    I am stuck on how to get these pdf's in this form. Here are the two pdf's I have been working on editing to insert in the form above:

    https://form.jotform.com/200836617382053

    https://form.jotform.com/200837134415045


    I hope this make sense what I am asking!

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    Kevin_G
    Answered on June 01, 2020 at 09:02 PM

    Kindly note that the PDF converter tool will import the fillable fields, some fields may not be identified by the PDF converter and some static text may be missing as well, but it's possible to add the missing fields and text using the elements the builder provides, you may add any fields and text using the "Add Form Element" option. 

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    I am stuck on how to get these pdf's in this form. Here are the two pdf's I have been working on editing to insert in the form above. 

    I'm afraid that this part is not clear, do you want to connect the PDF forms with the web form? 

    If so, that's not possible, unfortunately, but feel free to provide more details so we can understand your question better and will be able to assist you. 

    Looking forward to your response. 


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    KLiebs
    Answered on June 02, 2020 at 10:53 AM

    If you look at this form,  I originally put these editable PDF forms in here, but it would not let someone save it.  That is when tech support suggested I created this form in the PDF converter.

    https://form.jotform.com/KLiebs/16th-annual-mobile-health-clinics-c

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    Mianala
    Answered on June 02, 2020 at 11:50 AM

    Hello @KLiebs

    Kindly follow @Kevin_G's above instructions for the forms using the PDF Converter. Please let us know the issue you are having with the form https://form.jotform.com/KLiebs/16th-annual-mobile-health-clinics-c, I could not find the thread about this issue in our forum. We will be glad to help. 

    Looking forward for your response. 

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    KLiebs
    Answered on June 02, 2020 at 04:49 PM

    I would like to be able to have these editable PDF forms I am working on creating to be filled out in the form https://form.jotform.com/KLiebs/16th-annual-mobile-health-clinics-c

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    Kevin_G
    Answered on June 02, 2020 at 06:02 PM

    I see you were provided with the workaround for this question on this ticket: https://www.jotform.com/answers/2223353#2223491 

    This is a previous ticket where you asked how to embed a fillable PDF document into a web form, based on my colleague response, now that you have the PDF fillable forms imported, you can embed them using the iFrame widget, as suggested on that ticket, here is the link to that widget: https://www.jotform.com/widgets/iframe-embed

    So basically you need to add two widgets to your web form and then use the direct links of each form on each iFrame embed widget accordingly, to get your form URL you may refer to this guide: https://www.jotform.com/help/401-Where-to-Find-My-Form-URL

    I hope this helps. 

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    KLiebs
    Answered on June 02, 2020 at 06:07 PM

    I will give this a try.  I was thinking it was not possible based on one of the thread messages.  Thank you.