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    When I convert to a PDF, the text boxes disrupts the view of other fields

    Asked by srivkin on June 19, 2015 at 03:35 PM

    When I convert to a PDF, the text boxes disrupts the view of other fields.

    IE: I gray line is to the left and when I click the box, it becomes gray and interferes with the items behind it.

    I have tried to edit the fields, enable show-headers etc. with no luck. When I preview the form itself- all is OK. When I embed it into a webpage it is also fine. It's only when I convert it to a pdf is messed up.

    This is a re-post of a comment on How to Show Headers and Text in the PDF

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    Answered by BJoanna on June 19, 2015 at 04:59 PM

    Are you referring to PDF Submissions or to Fillabe PDF form?

    I have cloned your form: http://www.jotform.us/form/51695018242151 

    I have submitted my cloned form and created PDF from my submission and this is the result. 

    Without text and headers.

    With text and headers.

    I was not able to reproduce mentioned problem.

    I have also created Fillble PDF form from my cloned form. and it looks like this.

    More about Fillable PDF you can find in this article:


    Note - You need to use Adobe Acrobat Reader or Foxit to be able to submit Fillable PDF form.

    Can you please provide us more details about your issue and if possible provide us a screenshot?


     Looking forward to your reply.