Fillable PDF Forms

PDF form

Features for fillable form design:

  • Capture user data into XML or FDF
  • Option to start from from existing paper form or Word document
  • Drag and drop form design
  • Entry helpers guide developer to create attractive, user friendly forms
  • Create rich end user experience
  • Support for multiple navigation and control buttons
  • Integration with StyleVision Server for extracting & processing entered data

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Creating Fillable PDF Forms

The advanced report design features of StyleVision can be used to build attractive, functional PDF forms for capturing end user data into XML or Adobe FDF (Forms Data Format).

It’s easy to get started by basing your fillable form on an existing paper form using the blueprint feature, on an existing Word document, or by starting from scratch using absolute positioning for designing an attractive form.

Designers have access to all of StyleVision's advanced functionality, entry helpers, and wizards for designing static and dynamic design components for use in forms.

The screenshot below shows the final output of the PDF form being designed at the top of this page.

Creating Fillable PDF Forms

For a rich user experience, fillable PDF forms designed in StyleVision support entering text as well as controlling form navigation and behavior with multiple controls.

Supported data input controls:

  • Input field
  • Multi-line input field
  • Check boxes
  • Radio buttons

Action controls:

  • Navigation (Next page, Last page, etc.)
  • Reset
  • Print
  • Submit

StyleVision Server

Once users fill in the PDF form, organizations can utilize the high-performance StyleVision Server to extract the entered data in XML or FDF format, where it can be saved for or processed further.

For instance, you can utilize StyleVision Server to generate multichannel reports using the submitted data, bring in MapForce Server to map the extracted data to a database, and so on. StyleVision Server can extract forms data from filled PDF forms regardless whether the original form was created with StyleVision 2017 or another application.

This powerful functionality immediately adds more value to the PDF forms workflow.

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