Acrobat
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Create a form
Feature
Description
Design with freedom
Use existing templates or the rich drag-and-drop editor
Layout your form with multiple fields on one line to save space.
Choose from ten common field types to get the data you need.
Customize the look and messaging
Personalize your online forms and questionnaires with your logo.
Customize the text respondents read after form entry and when you stop accepting submissions.
Collaborate with others
Work together as you design your web forms and online surveys.
Specify whether others can edit or view your work in progress.
Preview your form
See your forms and surveys exactly the way your respondents will see them.
Ensure your forms and surveys look the way you want before distribution.
Test it before you send it
Fill out your form or take your survey, and watch the responses appear in the response table — all before making it publicly available.
Feel confident knowing you will get the data you need.
Add intelligence to your form
Require certain fields to be filled out or validate data as respondents enter information.
Create help text to clarify how to complete the information.
Add page skip logic to decide which page users go to based on answers to previous questions.*
Create PDF* and web forms
Choose from fillable PDF forms or HTML forms to easily collect responses.
Allow respondents to download the PDF form, print out, save, edit and submit later.
Import existing fillable PDF forms
Now there is no need to recreate existing PDF forms.
Use the ‘Import PDF form’ button to import your form and prepare it for distribution.
Benefit from FormCentral’s data collection and analysis capabilities.
Integrate with PayPal*
Easily set up payments, donations, and more.
Accept PayPal and credit card payments on your forms.
Share form templates with others
Share form designs as templates.
Create corporate branded form templates to share with employees.
Archive form designs for later use.
Distribute and collect responses
Instantly distribute PDF* and online forms and surveys
Share a link to your HTML web forms and questionaires through email, Twitter or post on your website.
Allow anyone, on any device with a web browser and an Internet connection to complete your HTML forms and surveys.
Distribute forms as a fillable PDF*.
Give respondents time to complete the PDF offline and submit online*.
Allow respondents to download PDF or save for their records*.
Embed forms on your website
Post your form to your website, blog, or wiki with an easy copy-and-paste of HTML code.
Make the results of your form available by embedding the response table on your website.
Enable Form Fillers to Save a Web Form
Allow respondents to fill out a form over a period of time.
With the save web form option respondents can save their work in progress and come back later to finish and submit.*
Automate the compilation of results
Collect and analyze feedback in real-time. With your form or survey online, data is automatically added to your response table.
Eliminate the need to consolidate or transcribe the results into a traditional spreadsheet.
Customize respondent experience
Customize text on the thank-you page as well as the message on the web page that respondents access when you close your form.
Redirect users to the website of your choice once they complete your form.*
Analyze responses
Collect info from PDF surveys*
Allow respondents time to complete the form offline, then submit responses online*.
Enable an ad hoc email workflow: Share PDF or HTML forms, collect responses from multiple people, and archive the forms as documents of record.*
View results in real time
Easily view and report on the latest form or survey results.
New data is automatically added to your response table as each person clicks Submit.
Customizable data viewing
Search, sort, and filter to see the data that is important to you.
Private view option allows you to customize your view without affecting other users' view of the response table.
Analyze your responses
Use built-in formulas for math and statistics to analyze your response data.
Walk through individual responses using a record view instead of a table.
Export data to other formats, such as XLS or CSV, for further analysis.
Summarize your results
Automatically generate a summary report for each form or survey you create.
Customize summary report by selecting graph type, editing captions, adding summary statistics.
Export report to PDF or individual charts as images for reuse in your presentations.
Track your work via the response table
Act faster on your data by adding columns and formulas to your response table.
Make specific responses stand out using row, cell, and column highlighting.
Post a link to your response table in a website or wiki.
Share data and collaborate
Keep everyone on the same page with simultaneous access to results.
Assign roles and decide each person's level of access.
Multiple people on your team can view, contribute to, and analyze the data at the same time.
No one is ever "locked out" of a document.
Save a single response as a PDF file to share with others.*

* This feature not available with free accounts.