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How to I convert a PDF document to a fillable form in LibreOffice

asked 2015-11-16 22:11:55 +0100

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I have an existing document in PDF and Word forms. I need to make it a fillable form and cannot figure out how to do that in LibreOffice.

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answered 2017-02-22 17:32:49 +0100

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  1. Click "View -> Toolbars -> Form Controls"
  2. Add your input fields
  3. Click "File -> Export as PDF"
  4. Select checkbox "Create PDF Form"
  5. Click "Export"

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answered 2016-01-18 18:00:26 +0100

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You will need to use adobes tool here, from there open the pdf and click convert to word, you can then open it in libre and use text boxes to fill it out. The acrobat reader has a form filling in feature any way (providing you have the latest version.


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You should use TCLtk server in command line to export data

renedujardin gravatar imagerenedujardin ( 2018-02-01 16:59:27 +0100 )edit
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