Tips and Tutorials

Learn how to make a survey or create an online form. Take advantage of powerful features to enhance your customer relationships and save you time. You won’t believe how easy it is with Adobe FormsCentral.

This page is loaded with tutorial slides, videos, and articles to help you learn how to use Adobe FormsCentral. FormsCentral is an easy-to-use online service that lets you create a form or survey in minutes and get results in real time. Easily customize sample templates, or drag and drop to create a survey or form from scratch. Publish an HTML form by sharing a link or embedding it into your website. Or, create a fillable PDF form that people can complete using Adobe Reader® or Adobe Acrobat® software. Either way, when recipients hit the “submit” button, you’ll be able to view results instantly with easy-to-understand tables and charts. You can also take advantage of premium features such as accepting payments online, letting people attach files to their form, or letting them skip questions that don’t apply.

QuickStart slides ›
Videos ›
Articles ›

QuickStart Slides

Click through these slides to see how it’s done. Keep them open for easy reference while you try it for the first time.

How to create your first form or survey ›
How to distribute web forms or surveys ›
How to analyze results ›
How to distribute new PDF forms or surveys ›
How to import existing PDF forms or surveys ›


Sit back and relax as our expert shows you how easy it is to work with FormsCentral’s powerful features.

FormsCentral overview ›
Design: How to add Skip logic ›
Design: How to accept Attachments ›
Design: How to work with Ratings scale ›
Design & Distribute: How to create PDF forms ›
Test: How to preview and test your form or survey ›
Analyze: How to view responses ›
Analyze: How to use a summary report ›
Options: PayPal Overview ›
Options: PayPal Payment Integration Setup ›
Options: PayPal Payment Address Fields Setup ›
Options: PayPal Payment Purchase Fields Setup ›


Learn more about specific features and get inspired with new ideas.

Feature spotlights
Design and customize forms and surveys ›
Use Skip Logic ›
Add an attachment to your form ›
Distribute forms and surveys ›
Review and share responses ›
Use online collaboration ›
Great ideas
10 Tips to create a great survey ›
Write smart survey questions ›
Create forms and surveys for fun ›
10 tips to increase survey responses ›
Engage your target market ›
Increase responses with incentives ›
Use results to improve your business ›
Sharing your results ›
Extend your form's reach ›