{forms} is about PDF forms that let users enter text into documents for printing. A popular option to specify, e.g., text fields is the {hyperref} package.

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How to automatically determine the remaining width of the text field in this form?

I have this form made with the aid of hyperref package using the form environment: \documentclass[pagesize=pdftex,DIV=16]{scrartcl} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{hyperref} % ...
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TextField and animateinline

I have a \ChoiceMenu with two options and based on this selection I want to display one frame out of two. If I use a \TextField in the frames I get this error "error (ext4): link annotations cannot ...
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Fillable Form fields aligned in Table

I am creating a form using Winedt and my form fields are aligned in a table environment. however when I test the form and enter something into the field in my pdf reader, all the fields autofill with ...
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Textfield in table in landscape-format not working

I am working with textfields in a landscape table and the output-pdf is not working correct. When I fill the textfield, the symbols are vertical. What can I do to fix this? Here's some of the code: ...
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Is a document compiled with pdfLaTeX which includes a Form environment (hyperref) likely to compatible with the standard Linux pdf viewer?

I'll offer the disclaimer that, in my question, I may have been stretching the truth when I said `a' Form environment. The Form environment is implemented in a .cls file to which there are multiple ...
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Package for Creating Forms?

I'm looking for a dedicated package that supports typesetting forms. In my imagination it provides different form fields (similar to UI kits) that can be composed in a simple grid. I understand that ...
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Text in hyperref's \Textfield in bold letters

I have a rather simple question I just couldn't find an answer to: I want the text that is entered in a hyperref \Textfield to be displayed in bold letters. Which parameter to I need to add to the ...
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How to validate date/email entries in pdf forms using hyperref?

Consider the MWE below, I want to validate the date entry as well as the Email addresses to be entered as they should be using the validation option that is only briefly mentioned in the manual of the ...
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Vertically aligning form fields within a table

I would like to vertically align form fields within table rows. The problem I am facing is that other columns within the same row can stretch over multiple lines. Solutions as sketched in form field ...
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Trying to make form using tabular and underline?

I am trying to make a form using \tabular{r l} and underlined \hspace to make lines. I am trying to make the hspace fill the available space using \fill, but it isn't working. \documentclass{article} ...
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Datepicker for LaTeX fillable form

I am replicating a fillable/savable form from LiveCycle with LaTeX using \CheckBox and \TextField items. I would also like to replicate the pop-up calendar / datepicker feature. I am aware of the ...
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How to raise or lower text fields in pdf forms?

I've been having a misalignment issue between text fields generated with hyperref and the corresponding straight lines below them. The attached image illustrates the problem. The objective is ...
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Generate a table with 19 arguments using key-value interface

I'm doing my bachelor thesis, and need to make a table with lots of data. I want to make a macro for that table, since I'm going to use it a few times. Considering egreg's answer in this question, ...
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extracting data from an interactive form

I am currently creating a fillable PDF - Form for a survey (I know, there are more convenient ways...). I wonder wether there is an option to make the participants' data available for further ...
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How to make a template latex like this?

I wana ask a question. How to make a template latex like this?
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conditional text triggered by form

I need to build a form, with different questions, each question with boxes to be checked - this part is easy, and I have been using eforms package for such task. But this specific form needs to ...
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PDF form as background image - filling the form fields

I'd like to elaborate my proof of concept so that I can be confident with selected tools/packages for this task before I start implementing it. Scenario. I have several documents (each document has ...
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Remove question numbers from exam class

I am using exam class to create a form. I would like to remove question numbers, as putting question numbers in a form does not make a sense. Is it possible to do so? Here is MWE ...
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PDF Form Fields; charsize=auto?

I'm using hyperref to write a fillable form, but my users have a tendency to overfill the text boxes causing the text to be invisible on the printed sheet. Acrobat allows for a definition of the ...
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formatting the text in choicemenu

In the following example, I would like to have 'No' in red. However, Latex does not compile the file. I wonder what can be done to color code the choices. \documentclass{article} ...
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hiding the dropdown arrow in choicemenu

In creating forms is it possible to hide or even remove the dropdown arrow in ChoiceMenu? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{Form} ...
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Forms and graphs

I am trying to write a document for my students to practice on quadratic functions. Using a form, the student can enter the coefficients of the quadratic functions and is then given the discriminant ...
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Problem with multiple sets of radio buttons in PDF generated from hyperref

I know very little about Forms with hyperref, but I have a suspicion that this might be related to the fact that you're supposed to only have one Form in a document. I would essentially like to ...
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\CheckBox with hyperref: not able to check it

I'm using this simple example: \documentclass[hidelinks, english, a4paper, 11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage{hyperref} % typeset hyperlinks \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{Form} ...
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How can I make a beautiful form to input in latex?

I want to make a form, with multiple choice, or buttons or whatever... And I want that this form will give me an output that I can use in LaTex, but I don't know how make this. an output like: ...
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Cannot select radio elements, even output is not similiar

Referring to this post my output first doesn't look similiar and I also can't click on the elements. I've used the exact same code there. Has anyone an idea why this happens? His first example: ...
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Fillable fields vanish from PDF form when include'd in another PDF

I have created, using hyperref, a set of fillable PDF forms. When I open the PDFs in Adobe Acrobat Reader, the forms work as expected (these are simple no-frills forms without any JavaScript - one of ...
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How to batch generate badges with a list of names?

I want to make a number of badges using LaTeX for the participants of a summer school. There are 40 or so people, so I don't want to manually change the name and compile and then print. I could think ...
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How to create a document containing forms?

Is it easy to make a PDF document containing forms in LaTeX? I tried to use TextFields but a friend of mine said that it won't work on every operating system PDF readers?
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No checked Checkbox on hyperref package

Look at the following MWE. A checked checkbox should appear, but it isn't. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} ...
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Tabular form wrapped around article [closed]

I have a strange beast of a technical report format for my job that I would like to port to TeX to help formatting. The problem is I'm not sure where to start. The essential problem is this: every ...
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complicated form

\documentclass{complicatedform} %title{Writing a LaTeX Class File to Produce a Form} \begin{document} \collaborator{Dr A Person}{CMP}{1234} \collaborator{Prof A.N. Other}{ENV}{5678} \otherfunding{This ...
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Forms are not displayed in evince viewer

I'm using eforms package to make form. I have read the documentation and copied the same as in the doc but the form are not displayed in evince or in okular. The form are displayed in adobe reader but ...
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eforms vs hyperref

I need to create fillable pdf files. In first time I need just to add combox that contains Yes/No in a column of a table. I have looked questions here and I found this : Creating fillable PDFs How ...
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Why are checkboxes always checked, regardless of default or configuration? [closed]

Weird situation in a form: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \title{Test of checkbox} \author{Me} \date{\today} \maketitle \begin{Form} \CheckBox[name=Test]{This} \\ ...
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Weird problem with \TextField in a form [closed]

I have the following code defined in a class file I am writing: \newlength{\textfieldlength}\newlength{\labellength}\newlength{\testlength} \newcommand{\textfieldintable}[3]{ ...
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Creating a PDF form that accepts uploaded images

I am creating some forms that require users to stick photos in boxes. I was wondering if one could, with some PDF magic, create forms that could accept user supplied (via an upload button on the form) ...
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Creating a form action which generates a PDF [duplicate]

This is not a duplicate question! The thread I have been referred to uses highly OS dependent ways of accomplishing this task. I am looking for something that OS independent. Please remove the ...
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How can I create a line with small text below it as in contracts? [duplicate]

I would like to create a line with text below it as it can be seen often in contracts: Ideally, that line would have a fillable element over it. Minimal Working Example The best I could come up ...
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Highlighting words in forms if they are too long

I am using the following code to have LaTeX fill paper forms for bank payments. The single cells in the form have a maximum width so my question is the following: Can I make LaTeX highlight those text ...
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Creating PDF-forms with TeX/LaTeX? [duplicate]

I've been looking at the creation of PDF-forms - ie. PDF-documents with boxes where the user may fill in information like name and phonenumber or simply check a box to confirm something - in ...
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How to enumerate inside form

I am trying to create a task list wherein I can mark if a task is done or not using check boxes. I am using CheckBox from Form for that. Now I want to enumerate those tasks. Part of my Latex content ...
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Fillable forms with hyperref

I am trying to create a form with a preselected choice. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{Form} ...
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How to align the radio buttons in hyperref form?

I am trying to create a formular, this is my MWE: \documentclass[parskip=half]{scrartcl} \usepackage{hyperref} \renewcommand{\LayoutChoiceField}[2]{% \leavevmode #2 #1% } \begin{document} ...
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Fill in boxes for forms in TikZ

I want to create a SEPA bank transfer form with IBAN How can I create a formfield with N fields, each 5 mm wide with separations like in the picture? At the moment I use a workaround with a for ...
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How to set the border color in PDF forms to none?

I want to set the color of the border for my text fields to be none. But the parameter doesn't seem to accept none as a value. Here is an example: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Latex forms, MakeTextField, LayoutTextField and javascript questions

I trying to do underlined TextField with label under the field (hyperref package). using Underlined text field in a fillable form i tried to renew MakeTextField: ...
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Embedding a complete rather than a partial font

Is it possible to make XELatex embed a full rather than a partial font? The reason I ask is that I am trying to induce a fillable form to use the body font (a question asked before by several ...
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PDF TextField - Draw baseline

right now i'm investigating the options of latex and creating fillable pdf's. Before, I used OpenOffice but it doesn't provide that much formatting options for indiviual usage. So right now I found ...
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CheckBox (from hyperref) - tick by default

This may seem basic, but is there a way to make checkboxes ticked automatically? E.g. \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{Form} \CheckBox[name=ch1]{Yes} ...