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    Required fields are not showing in a fillable PDF form

    Asked by spiritgearcentral on April 14, 2016 at 12:26 PM
    Did this ever get updated? Having the same issue
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Jan on April 14, 2016 at 12:47 PM

    It should work when you open the PDF file in a PDF reader program like Adobe Reader. 

    Here's a screenshot of the web form:

    Now look at the screenshot when I open the fillable PDF in Adobe Reader.


    As you can see, there is a red  border box on the text boxes indicating that it is a required field. The fillable PDF form cannot be submitted if these fields are blank.

    In Google Chrome, there is * or red border. It just a regular text box but if the required text box is empty, you can't submit the form.

    Hope that helps. Thank you.