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    How to save form as a separate document (PDF) for offline/online submissions

    Asked by Joshua Chadwick  on April 18, 2014 at 04:15 PM

    Am I able to save a jotform form as a separate document and email it to colleagues to fill out and email back to me without using a web page?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike_T on April 18, 2014 at 06:00 PM

    Thank you for contacting us.

    Yes, you can easily create a PDF version of the form:

    How to Create a PDF Form

    Then, ask your colleague to use a Typewriter tool on Foxit or Adobe Reader to fill out the PDF form, and email it back to you:

    How to fill out PDF forms with Foxit Reader (Typewriter tool):

    Adove Reader 11 Typetwiter

    Note: These PDF submissions are not forwarded to our servers, so that these entries will not be accessible through your JotForm account.

    Please feel free to contact us if you need any further assistance.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Welvin on March 17, 2015 at 04:00 AM

    Hi Joshua,

    We are very pleased to inform you that we have just released a Fillable PDF Form Creator. You can now export your forms into a fillable PDF form and use it offline. You can save the pdf locally or submit it on the PDF by clicking the submit button. It works similarly when you submit your web form.


    Please try it and let us know your feedbacks.