Insert > Signature line command is greyed out in draw for .odg files

I’m trying to add form fields and signature lines to a pdf by editing it as an .odg file.

Adding form fields works fine, however when in a .odg file the Insert Signature Line commmand is greyed out.

I can’t export the odg file as a pdf, and then open that pdf in draw and add the signature lines there either, as this flattens the form fields.

Can I insert a signature line in a .odg file? If not, how can I work around this issue?

Version info:
Version: (x64) / LibreOffice Community
Build ID: 0f246aa12d0eee4a0f7adcefbf7c878fc2238db3
CPU threads: 4; OS: Windows 10.0 Build 19043; UI render: Skia/Raster; VCL: win
Locale: en-AU (en_AU); UI: en-GB
Calc: threaded

Can I insert a signature line in a .odg file?

I didn’t try to recreate your situation because it’s not clear to me how your PDF was created.
Basically Draw is not a PDF editor, it is probably only enough for small “emergency operations” when editing in Draw.
See also:
How to open PDF file in Draw

If not, how can I work around this issue?

Search the Internet for free PDF editors if you need it only once. Known for me is for example:

This is expressly not a recommendation.

If you ever want to create your own form, this article could be a help for you:

Create a fillable form in Writer

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Using Foxit Reader, you can sign essentially any object in the pdf.

If you must use draw to add the form fields, add a blank text box for the signature, and sign it in foxit using Protect :arrow_right: Sign & Certify :arrow_right: place signature.

This isn’t a software reccomendation. It just happens to work for me.

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