How To: Add an Address Field to a PDF

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Adding an address field to a PDF from the PDF Editor.

Summary

You can add address fields to a PDF using the PDF Editor. The address field can be expressed as a single field or as a collection of the different components of an address field (city, state, street, zipcode, etc). This post explores how we can add address fields to a PDF

Instructions on how to navigate to the PDF Editor →

Adding the Address Field

  1. Ensure the toolbar at the top of the Web Form Editor is toggled to "Build Mode".

Build Mode

  1. Locate where you want to draw the address field on the PDF.

For Single Address Fields

  1. Draw the box where you want to insert the address data.
  2. Select the "US Address" Type for the field as well as the "All in one field" for the How is this address formatted? option.

Address 1 Field

For Compound Address Fields (Line 1, Line 2)

  1. Draw the box where you want to insert Line 1 address data.
  2. Select the "US Address" Type for the field as well as the "Line 1 and Line 2" for the How is this address formatted? option. Select either "Line 1" or "Line 2" from the What is the selected field for? option.

Connect Line 1 Address

  1. Now, click on the "connect Line 2 field" blue link button (or line 1 if the previous field connected line 2) and draw the associated PDF box.

Connect Line 1 Address

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For Compound Address Fields (Street, City, State, Zip)

  1. Draw the box where you want to insert a portion of address data.
  2. Select the "US Address" Type for the field as well as the "Street, City, State and Zip" option for the How is this address formatted? option. Select which part of the address this box represents from the What is the selected field for? option.

Compound Address

  1. Click on the Find the related fields blue link "connect ___ field" button from the Configuration Menu and draw the related box.

Compound Address City

  1. Repeat until all parts of the address have a box drawn on the PDF.

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