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How to Move and Align Fields in a PDF Template

How to Move and Align Fields in a PDF Template

Our new PDF Editor now lets you move and align fields in the PDF document or the PDF copy of the form submissions. This new feature will make it easier for you to customize the PDF layouts, especially for creating columns.

So, how do you move and align fields? Please follow the steps below:

1. Click the field that you would like to align.

2. Hover your mouse to the right-bottom where the resize icon shows up, see screenshot below:


3. Hold your mouse-left-key and drag the field to resize:


You will notice that the background of the field is highlighted with light blue indicating that you are resizing the field. 

Release the mouse key to stop resizing.

4. Do the same for the other fields that you would like to align and move to the top beside the first field that you have just resized.

5. Now, hover your mouse to any corner of the field that you would like to move. Make sure that the move icon shows up, like this:


6. Hold, Drag and Drop the field to where you'd like to align it. You'll see the same light blue background and a floating-like field indicating that you are moving the field somewhere:



That's it! You're done. See example below:



If you have any questions, any difficulties moving and aligning fields, please let us know in the comments box below or head over to our support forum

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  • forkjg

    The boxes seem to auto resize when I move them. ???