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    Conditions on Fillable PDF Forms

    Asked by JasonMatthey on March 14, 2015 at 10:06 AM
    Great idea and glad its now available. I suppose you would ensure the form you create doesn't require "conditions" or business rules, with show/hide function. That would not work I would imagine. Having said that, I think it serves an excellent purpose for forms showing all fields.

    This is a re-post of a comment on JotForm Announces New Fillable PDF Form Creator

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    Answered by aytekin on March 14, 2015 at 10:08 AM

    Unfortunately no, conditions are not possible at this time. Although one of our developers was researching about it and found that there is a special scripting language in PDFs that can be used for conditions. But, on this first version of the Fillable/Submitable PDF Forms, we don't have that functionality. 

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    Answered by Wtfuck on March 16, 2015 at 01:49 PM

    Love to see also this feature !

    Keep the good work Guys !

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    Answered by Ben on March 16, 2015 at 02:53 PM

    Thank you for your feedback :)

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    Answered by danhackley on December 28, 2016 at 10:09 AM

    Any update here yet? Can fillable PDFs created in Jotform now have conditions?

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    Answered by Boris on December 28, 2016 at 10:28 AM

    I'm afraid there haven't been any updates on this feature request, Dan, fillable PDF forms cannot utilize conditional logic at this time.

    I would recommend taking a look at the following guide for more detailed information on which feature are and are not supported by fillable PDFs:


    We will let you know through this support thread when or if there are any updates about this. Thank you.