How to create fillable PDF

Learn how easily create fillable PDF forms with high quality using .NET PDF library


How to create fillable PDF forms with C#

By creating filled PDF files, you can easily collect and organize data in a standardized way. They provide a structured format for gathering information such as customer details, feedback, survey responses, application forms, or order forms.

The fillable PDF forms simplify data entry processes. With this approach, there is no need to manually input data from paper forms. You can directly enter information into the specified fields, reducing errors and increasing the accuracy of the data. This process saves time, reduces costs, and improves overall efficiency. Fillable PDF forms offer a professional look. You can create shapes with constant branding, logos, and formatting according to your organization’s visual identity. This increases your professional impression and strengthens the image of your brand.

The creation of fillable forms in the PDF document allows efficient data analysis, reporting, and decision-making based on data. You can export data from forms to different formats, perform data analysis and obtain valuable information from the collected information.

It is very useful to work with filled-in forms for people with disabilities. They can be easily moved with auxiliary technologies and screen readers, allowing users with visual impairments to interact with the form content. Fillable PDF also allow users to save, print and share fillable forms digitally, making them easy to use.

The creation of fillable PDF documents allows organizations to efficiently collect, process and manage data. It simplifies data collection, improves accuracy, supports data analysis, and improves user interface. It improves document navigation. The PDF forms to be filled in, regardless of whether they are designed for data collection, feedback, questionnaires, and any other information, will ensure that your documents are accessible, manageable, and attractive.

Remember to consult the Aspose.PDF for .NET library Documentation pages and explore various search strategies based on your specific requirements.

.NET Library to fill PDF forms

Before you start working with your PDF, install the Aspose.PDF library using the following command from the Package Manager Console:

First, you can install the library using the following pip command:

PM > Install-Package Aspose.PDF

Or you can open NuGet package manager, search for Aspose.PDF and install. Learn the Landing Page fill PDF forms for more details.

How to create fillable PDF forms

  • Load PDF in an instance of Document class.
  • Create a field.
  • Create decorations (like Border).
  • Add field to the document and save modified PDF

Use following code snippet for this:

// Open document
Document pdfDocument = new Document(dataDir + "TextField.pdf");

// Create a field
TextBoxField textBoxField = new TextBoxField(pdfDocument.Pages[1], new Aspose.Pdf.Rectangle(100, 200, 300, 300));
textBoxField.PartialName = "textbox1";
textBoxField.Value = "Text Box";

// TextBoxField.Border = new Border(
Border border = new Border(textBoxField);
border.Width = 5;
border.Dash = new Dash(1, 1);
textBoxField.Border = border;

textBoxField.Color = Aspose.Pdf.Color.FromRgb(System.Drawing.Color.Green);

// Add field to the document
pdfDocument.Form.Add(textBoxField, 1);

dataDir = dataDir + "TextBox_out.pdf";
// Save modified PDF

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Documentation Aspose.PDF for Python Library

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