Creating Form Fields

PDF Studio can create form fields within PDF documents. In order to create fields first the form editor must be started then you can create fields using any of the two methods below.

Note: When creating multiple fields at once you can enable "Sticky" mode to place multiple of the same field type at a time. To enable "Sticky" mode right click on the form icon on the toolbar and then select the "Sticky" option to toggle it on or off.

Single Click

Fields can be created on the page using a standard size with just a single click.

Note: To change the default form field size place one on the page and then resize to the default size you wish to use. Then Right Click (Ctrl + Click on Mac) and select Save as Default Size used for that specific field type going forward.

  1. Start the Form Editing Mode by going to Forms > Create/Edit Form on the menu or use the shortcut keys Ctrl + Shift + M (⌘ + Shift + M on Mac). This will open up the Form Field Editor Toolbar.
  2. Click on the Form Field Type you wish to create. The cursor will then change to show the field type currently selected
  3. Using the mouse move to the location you want to place the field and then click to place the field

Click and Drag

Using Click and Drag allows you to create custom size fields on the page without having to resize them afterwards.

  1. Start the Form Editing Mode by going to Forms > Create/Edit Form on the menu or use the shortcut keys Ctrl + Shift + M (⌘ + Shift + M on Mac). This will open up the Form Field Editor Toolbar.
  2. Click on the Form Field Type you wish to create. The cursor will then change to show the field type currently selected
  3. Using the Top Left corner of the field move to the section on the page where the Top Left of the field should begin
  4. Click and while holding down the mouse button drag the mouse to create the custom field size needed
  5. Once complete release the mouse to place the field