1 Reply Latest reply on Nov 5, 2013 8:25 PM by Josh_Corey

    text field that allows expansion for overflow text and is printable

    jstumpp

      How do I create a text field that will allow expansion for overflow text and be able to print it too?


        • 1. Re: text field that allows expansion for overflow text and is printable
          Josh_Corey Adobe Employee

          Hi;

           

          The "Multiline text field" is expandable and can handle a long text input, however printing from the web browser (printing the filled out form from the web) does not get the best results and does not guarantee printing all text in such a field.  The browser will print the visible page content, so for a multi-page form that is only the current page and any data that is not visible such as long blocks of text in a multiline text field where the user did not expand the box to show all of the text would not be printed.

           

          As the form author if you have a paid account you can "Download Response as PDF" which will download a PDF of the form that looks like the original form and all multi-line text fields are expanded to show all text, printing from the PDF would print everything.

           

          Thanks,

          Josh

           

          PS - one note, if the form is distributed as a PDF the text fields would not expand, that only applies to the web form and the "Download Response as PDF" from the response table.

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