In this step-by-step tutorial, How to create a fillable PDF learn how to create a fillable PDF form for free using LibreOffice (previously known as OpenOffice). LibreOffice is free and open source software that allows you to create forms and export as a PDF form. When you distribute your form, others can fill out your form easily. Once they complete your form, they can print or save their responses in PDF format.
Select an existing PDF document
Click ‘Upload’ to select a file. No existing document? Start with a blank template.
Add fillable form fields to your PDF form
Go over your document’s existing content and add fillable form fields where necessary.
You can choose from the following field types:
Text Field: single text line
Textarea: multiple text lines
Radio: select only one from a group
Checkbox: tick one or more choices
Dropdown: choose one or more options from a drop-down list
How to create a fillable PDF text field
Click on the text field item from the menu. The click on the page to place a new text field.