PDF to web form

PDF to Form Creator

PDF to web form

Enterprise exchange documents with vendors, customers, and government. PDF is the default standard for document exchange. The reason behind this is PDF file retains the format irrespective of the device and operating system. It’s portable across systems.

On the other hand, web forms are ideal for filling data. They offer the convenience of operating in a browser and enable fast data entry. Filling PDF documents through web forms offers tremendous productivity improvements and better user experience.

Let’s assume you’ve to fill 3 page PDF containing around 10 data-entry fields and a lot of boiler-plate text. Finding each of the fields and filling is prone to error. Moreover, you’ve to fill repeat fields multiple times. This wastes a lot of productivity.

PDF to Form Creator

PDF to form creation- Solutions

There are a lot of solutions available for PDF to forms creation. Almost all of them force you to build a form through their proprietary form designers. You have to add dynamic fields through the drag-and-drop editor.

This doesn’t address many of the common scenarios you encounter for PDF document creation. They only allow you to create text, checkbox and radio-button fields. At best, maybe a few more variations of them. This is not suffice for most of the real-life business templates. You may encounter questions such as

  1. How to create a dynamic table, where user can create multiple rows and enter data
  2. How a user can create partially-filled forms for large forms
  3. How to insert content blocks based on user selection

EDocGen PDF to form creator

EDocGen takes a different approach. It’s a DIY platform and automatically builds web form from PDF template. Whenever you change your templates, the web form gets auto-generated from the updated template. It supports dynamic populations of text, table, image, content blocks, and hyperlinks. It also offers loads of features for customizing the final PDF document output.

1. Conditional Statements: You can hide/show document content based on certain input entered by the user

2. Calculations: Performs basic mathematical calculations (+,-,*,/) right inside the template

5. Dynamic text size: If the space given for the fillable field is not sufficient, EDocGen automatically reduces the font size to retain the PDF formatting

3. Drafts: Partially filled documents can be saved drafts. These can be updated later and published as final documents

4. Document Distribution: Sync generated PDF document to Google Drive/SharePoint/Box. Also options for sending the document by mail, print.

EDocGen is an Enterprise document generation platform that can be deployed either on cloud or on-premise. It integrates seamlessly into your existing infrastructure, supporting your authorization and authentications mechanisms through single sign-on (SSO).

How it works

This is a DIY platform built for business users. For non-editable PDF templates, business users can add tags in their favorite PDF editor and upload the template.

If you are using a fillable PDF, add tags right inside the fillable section of PDF. It's that simple!

fillable PDF Document Generation

Clicking on “create document” action by hovering over the template displays an online form for data entry.

PDF form

You may partially fill data to save a draft or publish the document after filling the form. The drafts can be published later after filling all mandatory fields.

You can mail, print, sync to cloud storage or send generated PDF documents for e-sign. EDocGen is API first product. You can integrate it with a document management system such as SharePoint. Thus you can maintain different versions of templates and generated documents in secure storage.

If you want non-registered online users to fill forms for PDF document generation, you can publish it online.

As you can see, web forms improve your employee productivity.

EDocGen is the easiest way for PDF to form creation. Book a demo to see how this pdf to form creator transforms your business. You can also use it for Word to fillable form creation.

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