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    PDF form fields not fillable

    Asked by WillCo on February 27, 2015 at 07:38 AM


    We've created PDF versions of all our forms but the following types of fields are not editable;

    - Text Fields where we have added hints are not editable
    - Drop down boxes
    - Date fields
    - Radio buttons
    - Check boxes

    Could you please let us know if there is any way to make these fields editable or work around this?

    Many thanks

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Charlie on February 27, 2015 at 10:12 AM


    Unfortunately, the forms are not fully fillable as PDF, the main product of JotForm is a web form builder, the forms are then hosted in our servers and available to be filled out online or via web. You can, however, create a PDF version of the form, here's our guide: http://www.jotform.com/help/212-How-to-Create-a-PDF-Form

    I would suggest that you changed the fields that are not fillable to plain text fields, radio buttons and check boxes. You can then use Adobe Reader to fill them out.


    I hope this helps.

    Thank you.