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    Fillable PDF Form Creation

    Asked by martinkingmbnl on June 11, 2015 at 04:43 AM

    When choosing the "create PDF Form" option from the drop down - the form is created but I'm unable to update any fields or select from the drop down boxes. The PDF form seems to be read only is this a permissions issue or am I doing something wrong?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by BJoanna on June 11, 2015 at 05:24 AM

    Are you referring to Fillable PDF form? Please read this article to find out more about Fillable PDF:


    I have cloned your form http://www.jotform.com/51313108925853 and created Fillable PDF form from my cloned form. I was able to enter values inside of the fields and select form dropdow list. 

    Please note that you have to use Adobe Acrobat Reader or Foxit to be able to fill and submit your form.

    Hope this will help. Let us know if you need further assistance.