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How to Save Published Online PDF on Your Computer

Question: Hi! My teammate created and published an online PDF form, can I find this PDF and download it to my computer?

Answer: Yes, you can add at least 6 types of initial value to your online PDF’s text fields. You can add Fixed Value, URL Value, Today’s Date, Current Time, Current Date/ Time, and Incremental Code.

After publishing the online PDF form using the PlatoForms PDF Editor, it is saved on your dashboard. If you wish to save a copy of the created online PDF on your computer, you can do it on the PDF settings window.

Note: This method also works for online PDF form drafts.

How to Save Published Online PDF on Your Computer
  1. Log in to your PlatoForms account and go to your dashboard.

  2. Find the published online PDF form you want to save on your computer.

    PlatoForms online PDF editor dashboard

  3. Click on the gear icon located at the top right corner of the online PDF form.

    online fillable PDF settings

  4. Click and go to PDF Settings.

    online PDF settings

  5. If you want a custom file name for your PDF form, you can put your preferred custom field on the Download Name Pattern Section.

    Fillable PDF download name pattern

    Click here to learn how to use the custom fields for Download Name Pattern Section

  6. If you’re satisfied with your PDF name, click download.

download PDF form

Note: You’ll just have the PDF file on your computer as a copy but it is not fillable on your computer.

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