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There are many different ways of creating a fillable form, you can either use the Microsoft Word to create a form or an appropriate PDF editor. Creating a fillable form in the Microsoft Word requires complex options and editing tools to use. Similarly, Making a PDF fillable form is not a child's play. In this article, I will tell you how to make a PDF form fillable with PDFelement.

PDFelement is one perfect application available for both the Windows OS and Mac OS X and works smoothly on these two operating systems. It will cover all the aspect of the perfect PDF editor, reader, annotate, creator, form filler and even the converter. Yes, you can easily create PDF files or edit PDF in any possible way. You can even edit scanned PDF files.

In aspect of forms creating, you can add text fields, check box, radio button, list box (drop-down menu) and even the signature. If you import your forms to PDFelment, it will automatically detect the fillable fields and these can be filled using the text or selecting the appropriate option. You can either convert the PDF forms to the Word, Excel, PowerPoint or even the simple text document to send different users.


3 Steps for Making PDF Forms Fillable

As making a PDF fillable form in PDFelement is pretty easy. Here's the complete step by step guide to accomplish your task.

Step 1. Open Your PDF Form

The very first step is to open your form with PDFelement. Launch the program and click on the "Open File" button to select the form that you want to fill. After your form has been uploaded, it is already fillable, you can then directly fill it with PDFelement. Alternatively, you can still convert it to a fillable form.

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Step 2. Create a Fillable Form

If your form has fillable fields, PDFelement will automatically show a notification asking to you to highlight the fillable fields in the form. Click on the "Highlight Fields" button to see these blanks and start filling it. If the form has the text fields, click on the appropriate blank and starting using your keyboard.

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Step 3. Convert PDF Form to Fillable Sheet

In addition to the above method, you can also convert PDF form to fillable Excel sheet for your ease. Click on the "To Others > Convert to Excel" button under the "Home" tab. On the next screen, select the number of pages that you want to convert to Excel and change the location for the output file. Finally, Click on the "Save" button to save the file to excel sheet.

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Published: Nov 15,2017 15:27 pm / Updated: Apr 16,2018 17:05 pm

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