After scanning/creating a form from OmniForm and saving as a Microsoft Word ( RTF) file, the form does not look the same in Microsoft Word and. FormDocs is the most comprehensive and affordable replacement for migrating from OmniForm. This document provides instructions for converting both an Omniform design file and an How to Convert an Omniform Form to a Formdocs Form Template.

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So far, I have been unable to figure out how to create this type of page. This content has been marked as final.

FormDocs runs on all Windows desktop, laptop, and tablet computers. You should be able to find more information on how to use the buttonImportIcon method, but if you get stuck, post again.

For the upload image button, set the actions to be triggered on Mouse up fillablee click and action on a run a JavaScript:. I have a fillable form that one of inspectors was using, that he got from another source not us that has the picture pages set up exactly the way we want them to work; however, whoever created the form apparently ojniform the form, so that I cannot remove the picture pages to attach to another form that we use and still have them work the way they did before.

Doc is the Word file format. All of our inspectors have either Acrobat or other PDF creating software, as they routinely convert Omniform documents or Word documents to pdf.

No, FormDocs cannot open Omniform files. Another method is to simply use FormDocs Designer and its form-drawing tools to re-create your form design from scratch.

How to Convert Omniform to Word

Or you can scan a paper copy of your form into FormDocs just like you originally did in Omniform. Is FormDocs compatible with the most recent Windows versions? If it needs to work with Reader, then those users will need Reader 11 and have a way to convert the images to PDF.


Create 2 button fields. This allows you to take files from just about any program, convert them, then open the files in Word as if the document had been composed in the Microsoft program. I will attach the form we already have, in case it explains what I am looking to do better than I have been able to explain. If you are still able to run Omniform then you can install the FormDocs Conversion utility gillable the same computer i.

What are the conversion steps?

Go to original post. If the form was created in Acrobat, it used the buttonImportIcon JavaScript method to prompt the user to import a file to be used as the button icon.

The following is general information about FormDocs: FormDocs also provides substantial improvements in file-size capacity, performance, and forms-automation features not conveft in Omniform.

Omniform is a free-to-use computer program that allows you to convert a variety of different word-processing formats. Where can I learn more about Formdocs? But by performing a series of conversion steps, Omniform files can salvaged for re-use with FormDocs. Similar to Omniform Designer, the FormDocs Designer is the application in which you can create and edit form designs.

Saving a Form from OmniForm to Microsoft Word

I have been trying to accomplish this using Adobe Acrobat X Standard, with no luck, and have just purchased a subscription to Adobe DC. One for the image placement. Ferguson primarily focuses on computer and electronic articles. Brought to you by Techwalla. For the upload image button, set the actions to be triggered on Mouse up a click and action on a run a JavaScript: Video of the Day.

Wait for the program to completely open, then click “File” followed by “Open. The result is a FormDocs form file having the same look and feel and data content as it did in Omniform. I am working on a fillable pdf form and need a page or two with six openings or boxes to be able to insert pictures into, and with fillable text boxes below the picture “box” to describe what is in the pictures.


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Greyson Ferguson is a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design with a comvert in film and television. One for the action button to “upload image”.

Provides server-issued or self-issued Digital Certificates or handwriting gestures for digitally signing forms. Please type your message and try again. I’ll holler if I get stuck again! You can obtain a free trial of FormDocs by clicking here. All versions of Acrobat can import the images directly.

I’ll use your information to see if I can make it work. You can select any location on your computer or attached memory device such as a flash drive or external hard drive. You can also employ FormDocs professional services convdrt re-create your form designs and deliver to you a finished product that you can start using immediately.

This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will not work correctly without it enabled.

Is it just you, with Acrobat, that needs to add the pictures, or will Reader users be expected to use the form? He currently resides in Lansing, Michigan where he works on independent film projects and writes for numerous publications.