What is JotForm?
JotForm is a free online form builder which helps you create online forms without writing a single line of code. No sign-up required.
At JotForm, we want to make sure that you’re getting the online form builder help that you need. Our friendly customer support team is available 24/7.
We believe that if one user has a question, there could be more users who may have the same question. This is why many of our support forum threads are public and available to be searched and viewed. If you’d like help immediately, feel free to search for a similar question, or submit your question or concern.
Expand textarea based on its content when printing in the form viewAsked by BeverlyMagley on May 19, 2015 at 04:47 PMWe're using this for employee evaluations, and although the text boxes will scroll for reading answers that are longer than the box is sized, it only
Sorry but I am having challenges understanding your question. Would you mind providing more details please?
I created a fillable form using TextArea boxes that employees can fill in. When their answer is longer than the box is large, I can scroll down the box to continue reading. That's good.
However, when I print the document full of their long answers, every answer gets cut off to the size of the box, whether or not the sentence is finished.
How can I set it so the printed version shows complete answers? i.e. it automatically expands so the complete answer shows and prints?
We have your paid version, which is expensive. This seems like basic functionality--it's no good if the paper copy that we archive is incomplete.
I'm sorry, but there's currently no way you can automatically expand the height of the textarea based on its content when printing in the form view, either using Print button in the form or print shortcut in the keyboard.
The solution would be to tell your employee to submit the filled form then print it from the form submissions page.
You can also have it as a PDF file.
To include the headers and texts in the print result, just please check "Show Headers and Texts" in the settings:
You can also get the PDF in the email, by link or as an attachment:
To make the PDF as an attachment, just check "Attach PDF" option from the "Reply to and Recipient Settings" window:
Note that for the Attach PDF to work, you have to use email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org as the Sender Email because a Custom SMTP or Mandrill SMTP is currently not supported for this function.