If you are using Adobe FormsCentral, you could try to use the Field Properties panel "Label Position" if you like the label on a different position per field.
The auto adjust to align them is expected.
>>Also I would like underlines instead of boxes?
This is not possible. And you will not be able to import an excel file into FormsCentral.
>>Or is there a better pdf form creating software?
You may want to try Adobe Acrobat and see if this product meets your needs.
See the Acrobat forum: https://forums.adobe.com/welcome and select Acrobat in the drop down list.
Thanks for the help. I have Adobe Acrobat XI Pro. Form Central is a part of it. I started to watch a 10 min Youtube video and the first 5 seconds told me what I needed to know. "Don't bother trying to create forms inside of Adobe. Use a Word Processor to create the form that you want and then select to create a form from that document."
I did that and got all that I wanted - check boxes and all by using microsoft word to create the form. Then I just had adobe create a form from it and walla. Underlines instead of boxes....Labels not aligned unless I wanted them to. It is just a shame that the form builder inside adobe doesn't have those capabilities built in.
P.S. You can create a form from an excel document! Not as nice as you would think to build forms in there though. Word 2010 was much cooler once I turned the developer tab on for the extra cool features.
There has to be a form building software out there that blends the 2 together for the best of both worlds.