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.

  • Profile Image

    How to display a PDF file on a JotForm form so users can fill it out

    Asked by lavin on July 04, 2016 at 12:51 AM

    Is there ny way i can put this https://www.pdfescape.com/open/?CE5A0403D7AE8FC0303A5BEE4C414DC12FB7E36BBFE2462E  into my form, and users will be able to fill it up use all the features and will i be able to also view the data once they submit the form.

  • Profile Image

    Answered by Boris on July 04, 2016 at 04:02 AM

    I'm afraid we couldn't view the link you've shared, because it automatically redirects us to a login prompt in order to access it:

    Upon selecting to view it as an unregistered user, no file was shown:

    In order to have your users fill out a form from which you can receive responses, you must build your entire desired form with our easy-to-use Form Builder:


    Our form cannot collect form responses from other forms, or other files. If you want to display a PDF file on your form, you can indeed display it on the JotForm form by embedding it in the following manner, but your embedded PDF file itself will not be forwarding any collected data to JotForm:


    This means that if you want to receive responses to questions that you may have inside a PDF file, you will need to create such questions on your JotForm form instead, and collect your responses through the JotForm form.