Will we be able to insert manual page breaks in fillable pdf forms?

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    admin4136
    Asked on March 16, 2015 at 02:17 PM

    In Adobe FormsCentral, page breaks in the online form automatically carried over when creating a fillable pdf file. However, in JotForm, it appears that page breaks vanish when creating a fillable pdf, resulting in a continuous document with page breaks defaulting in very awkward places. Are you working to resolve this?

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    Mike
    Answered on March 16, 2015 at 03:51 PM

    Thank you for contacting us.

    Unfortunately, page breaks are not currently supported on our fillable PDF forms. We will need to forward a ticket to our Development Team about the issue.

    Would you like to have the same amount of pages on the PDF file (e.g. 5 pages on form = 5 pages of fillable PDF)?

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    admin4136
    Answered on March 16, 2015 at 04:28 PM

    Yeah, I think so. Thanks

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    Mike
    Answered on March 16, 2015 at 05:47 PM

    A feature ticket has been attached to this thread and escalated to our Development Team. We will let you know when we have any updates on this.

    As a work around you might consider adding some empty space to the form in order to move the content on PDF. It is possible to use <br> html tags under Text field to create some empty space. Then, generate the PDF, and remove the empty Text fields once the PDF is ready.

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    mustafa
    Answered on March 18, 2015 at 09:15 AM

    Hi,

    Thanks for your feedback. We slightly improved PDF forms' layout and mostly seems better now and still improving. We will not support page breaks in PDF forms because as far as i know it is not possible with current PDF specifications.

     

    Kindest regards.