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How to Add Combo Box to PDF

2021-11-29 13:49:35 • Filed to: PDF Form Solutions • Proven solutions

A combo box is a drop-down list within a document that allows one to choose an answer from the list. You will find combo box when in PDF forms or Google doc form. Have you been wondering how to add the combo box list and you want to add to your document? Well, by the end of this article, you will get a clear way of adding react combo box to a PDF file with PDFelement.

How To Add Combo Box to PDF

PDFelement is a one-stop solution for all your PDF handling. This software enables you to add a combo box to PDF and customize the combo box in a PDF file. Other than that, PDFelement allows you to fill out PDF forms with text fields and add a checkbox. Furthermore, you can create and convert PDFs to other formats using PDFelement easily. You can also edit your PDF files, print, and even share your PDF file to Google Drive and Email.

How To Add Combo Box to a PDF

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to add a combo box

Step 1. Open PDF form

Start by installing the PDFelement software on your computer and open it. On opening it, click on the “Open files” button to be able to upload your PDF file. A pop window will appear. From there, select your PDF file and open it with PDFelement.

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Step 2. Edit Form

Next, you need to begin editing the PDF form. Click on “Form” on the main menu and then choose the “Edit” switch icon. By doing so, you are activating the editing options.

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Step 3. Add Combo Box in PDF

Now the editing form options that will appear on the formatting menu are text field, radio button, checkbox, and combo box. From there, click on the combo box and move the pointer to the text field that you want to add the combo box. Click on that field and add the combo box to the PDF.

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Step 4. Edit Combo Box Properties

Once you add the combo box, you may find the need to modify the combo box. Therefore, right-click on the combo box and go for the "Properties" option. Next, click on “Options” and go to the “Item” option. You can enter the items, and click the "Add" button. Then you will see the Item you add appears on the Item lists. Once all is well set, you can now click on the “Close” button.

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Key features of PDFelement

Having looked at how to add a combo box to a PDF, we can now look at other features of PDFelement that you can gain once installing it.

  • You will be able to convert PDF files to editable formats and create PDF files from those editable formats.
  • Annotate PDF files with text markups, drawings, shapes and comments.
  • Protect PDF files with permissions and passwords.
  • Share PDF files via emails, Evernote, Dropbox and Google Drive.
  • Optimize PDF by adding watermarks, ordering pages, adding footers, headers, bates and numbering.

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