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How to Customize PDF Submissions Report

How to Customize PDF Submissions Report

A PDF Submission Report is typically a PDF file containing your form's submission data. This is also often called a PDF Report.

If you want to customize your PDF Report, the following steps will guide you through the process.

1. While on your MY FORMS page, select a form and click the SUBMISSIONS button.

2. On your form's Submissions Page, click the PDF icon from the top menu then CUSTOMIZE PDF.

3. On the PDF DESIGNER page, you can start customizing your PDF Submissions.

🔘 You can ADD TEXT and ADD IMAGE.

🔘 You can change the font style and the background color on the SETTINGS button.

🔘 You can ADD FIELDS to your PDF, in case you added new fields to your form and they were not automatically added to your report.

🔘 You can also change the text alignment, resize and position them anywhere you want. 

🔘 Make sure to SAVE the PDF after all the changes.

If you want to edit or delete the existing PDF Design in your form, follow these steps:

1. Go back to your MY FORMS page.

2. Select the form you want to edit.

3. Click the REPORTS button at the top menu then the PENCIL icon to edit the PDF DESIGN.

That's it! If you have questions, you can leave a comment below.

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22 Comments...

  • Srinivasa

    How to PDF file download by mobile and system

  • Canon Printer Tech Support

    PDF is a portable format of files which may include images, text etc. Following the steps listed in the article will lead to reaching the ultimate goal of customizing the PDF submission report.

  • BRGhelpdesk

    So when I try to import the Field I have in my Form i believe it is Nothing but a Text box as I needed an Table inserted in it, It overlays all the other things on the PDF however if I Add a Text field on the PDF designer it will Grow and push everything down why does it do this id hate to have to copy it all over for each form as a lot of my forms will have a lot of Text.

  • WOTB

    I don't think the question was answered. If I create a document, download it to a pdf, then save it to my computer, will I then be able to fill it in and save it including the e-signature?

  • Genovasi

    how to print this PDF you have designed?

  • David johns

    Firstly go to the pdf application.After that open the settings and moderate it and also customize the settings and then submit it.If you need more information then follow the site.

  • christophern

    Is there an ability to set page breaks, so only certain fields appear on a page, and then a set would appear on the next page?

  • maclisboa

    Guys, I simply love Jotform but the overall report solution is pretty shabby. Particularly the .pdf editor is absolutely horrible, and that is the one my client needs the most! Please listen to your clients, and build a solution focused on UX, that we can work with making the life of your (still) clients easier!

    PS: In order to write this comment I had to open Word, ctrlC/CtrlV, as this page won’t stop refreshing and deleting my text.

  • jroskosh

    Thanks, BJoanna. Do you have a download option that works with the Rich Text format box? I don't think Excel is flexible enough to handle bold and italics, plus the spread sheet would be huge since some of our alumn submit 800 words or more and then there are the photos and captions... I'm not sure how to convert a pdf file to text either. Is it possible to download the text to a Goggle doc?

    Joan

  • MSharpe

    Yeah....this is not a solution. I have numbered sections and bullets in others. This doesn't allow me to re-format any of that to where it looks even semi-professional. Absolutely terrible.

  • lsalefske

    The pdf editor is absolutely terrible. Deal breaker.

  • rkrishna

    My pdf report is all not formatted appropriately. Columns are varying sizes and it seems very scattered. How can I fix this?
    https://www.jotform.com/build/71676858800164#preview

  • sapana chindhuji naik

    no

  • SafetyJNJMech

    There is no 'PDF' Report listed in my Reports Section. The PDF Customizer is also not working from within the report itself. Adding text - the box is added but you cannot fill text.

  • jwinklerRD

    I FIGURED IT OUT.

  • jwinklerRD

    Somehow my PDF design is now missing under the submissions tab. PLEASE HELP.

  • rotero

    can i add adjust my pdf submission ,, i need to have 2 page PDF printable. can i set (example) a table to be printed in 2nd page

  • dany_villas

    Configurar o tamanho das fotos

  • Chinthy16

    I followed these instructions but cannot figure out how to get my text headings in the form to show up on the pdf report. I see the box where heading should be and clicked on edit icon, but cannot get it to show up, or allow me to retype. If I add a field, it changes form so that questions don't match corresponding answer. Any suggestions welcome.

  • Tony

    I want to customise the PDF report to either include columns or a table into cells of which I can place the submitted data. Is this possible? Many thanks.

  • RokoBrasil

    Meus formulários não aparecem com os dados dos campos. Ao invés disso aparecem fórmulas ou endereços muito extensos.
    Como posso resolver isso?

  • abalouch

    I would like to copy one of the fields (for example the name) into each of the pages of the pdf report, without having to make the customer fill their name on every page. is there a way to copy and paste within the pdf report?