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How to Show Headers and Text in the PDF

How to Show Headers and Text in the PDF

By default, the Header Fields, Text Fields, and Image Fields are not included in the PDF format of a Submission. If you want these fields to appear in the PDF, you have to tick the "Show Headers and Texts" checkbox in the form submissions page.

1. Go to the MY FORMS page.

2. Select and highlight the form by clicking it.

3. Click the SUBMISSIONS button.

4. Click the GEAR icon to open the submission settings.

5. Then tick the SHOW HEADERS AND TEXTS checkbox.

That's it! You only need to do this once. After you check it, the PDF format of each submission in the current form will include the images, headers and texts to it.

Comments and suggestions are welcome below. If you have a question, post it in our Support Forum so we can assist you.

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  • brianhoup

    I was able to see the headers on the PDF after reading these answers, but now my PDF looks sloppy as the header for one table will be on one page and the table on the next. Can you help in formatting the PDF headers so that each header goes with its specific table?

  • EllenJoseph

    We followed the advice given above. Indeed, headers/text appear on the form. However, when we log out and then back in, we find that this feature does not "hold." We have to reset the show header/text feature. How do we PERMANENTLY show this change for a given form? Thanks.

  • djdemers1

    Is there any way to improve the formatting of the headers and text in the generated .pdf?

    My goal is to generate a signed contract. The current result appears unformatted and unprofessional, and I would hesitate to use it with clients. Thanks

  • srivkin

    When I convert to a PDF, the text boxes disrupts the view of other fields.
    IE: I gray line is to the left and when I click the box, it becomes gray and interferes with the items behind it.
    I have tried to edit the fields, enable show-headers etc. with no luck. When I preview the form itself- all is OK. When I embed it into a webpage it is also fine. It's only when I convert it to a pdf is messed up.

  • peacefulpaws

    How do I do the same thing for the email notifications. I want the headers/text fields to display in the email.

  • amhomelife

    I know how this is done. I am trying to get a signature field or text field inside the "general terms and definitions" text box.

    Parent Authorization and Assumption of Risk and Release Agreement
    General Terms and Definitions
    I desire that (student name) ______________________________ (hereinafter the “Child”) participate in the home stay program (hereinafter “the Program”) administered by American Ho...

    inside the text box