How to create a PDF document that looks the same as the form?

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    Paul_Farage
    Asked on March 02, 2021 at 01:51 PM

    I have include three screen shots to illustrate one of my problems.

    in picture 1 is the form as it appears on my website.

    in picture 2 is the form as it appears after downloading.

    Notice the downloaded version has 2 pages AND the items are out of sequence.

    QUESTIONS: Why don't I see that a second page is being created, when I am building the form.

    This is not browser specific as I am getting the same results in Chrome, Firefox and Edge.

    How are the items getting out of sequence and is there a way to build the form in XML or can I see the raw code to make changes that way?

    pic 3 is the actual paper form I am trying to duplicate, but I do not get the same results when trying to build this form in your program. I have watched tutorials on YouTube, but I am not getting the same results, which lead me to building this watered down version.

    Thank you.



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    Kenneth_C
    Answered on March 02, 2021 at 07:30 PM

    Thank you for reaching support,

    Why don't I see that a second page is being created, when I am building the form.

    > It is because the 2nd image is a PDF document where your submission data is applied: https://www.jotform.com/help/384-how-to-customize-pdf-submissions-report.

    > You may customize it using this guide: https://www.jotform.com/help/555-applying-form-submission-data-into-a-pdf-document.

    How are the items getting out of sequence and is there a way to build the form in XML or can I see the raw code to make changes that way?

    > In the guide that I mentioned above, you can customize/arrange how the document looks.

    pic 3 is the actual paper form I am trying to duplicate, but I do not get the same results when trying to build this form in your program. I have watched tutorials on YouTube, but I am not getting the same results, which lead me to building this watered down version.

    > Unfortunately, I am not able to see the 3rd image, can you share it with us again? Here is how: https://www.jotform.com/help/438-how-to-post-screenshots-to-our-support-forum.

    Awaiting your response.

    Best.