How to Move and Align Elements in a PDF Template

August 6, 2022

Jotform PDF Editor lets you resize, move, and align elements or items in the PDF report. This feature makes it easier for you to customize your PDF layouts.

Resizing an Element

You can resize an element by dragging the small box found at the bottom right of the item. Here’s how:

  1. Click or hover on the element.
  2. Move your mouse over to the small box at the bottom right of the element.
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Your mouse pointer should change to a resize cursor.

  1. Drag the small box inward or outward to decrease or increase the element’s size respectively.
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Moving an Element

Moving an element is as easy as dragging and dropping the item in the editor, given that there’s space for it. Here’s how:

  1. Hover your mouse over the element.
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Your mouse pointer should change to a move cursor.

  1. Click and hold your left mouse button.
  2. Drag & drop the element to your desired location.
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Here’s an example of placing two elements side by side by resizing and moving the items:

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

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