You can fill the form in manually, by typing the data, but you
may also fill the form in automatically, by importing the necessary
data from a CSV file. This is a convenient way to fill in
many forms in one process. In order to perform the automatic
import, the form fields and the CSV file column must be connected.
Automatic connection requires the names of the forms fields and the
respective CSV file columns to be the same. You may then print the
filled-in forms or save them as images. Note. Any database or Excel worksheet may be saved into a
To fill the form in automatically from a CSV file:
Select the Data Import Wizard item in the File
Select the CSV file with the data to be used and click
To specify in what form field to input what data from a CSV
file column, you must set up the connections between the form
fields and the CSV file columns in the Linking dialog: just
select the form field in the Form fields list and a CSV file
column in the CSV columns and click the Link button.
The selected pair will be displayed in the Linked fields
list. Note: If the form fields and the respective CSV file columns
have the same names, you can just click the Automatically
If the data to be imported contain dates or checkmarks, you
must specify the values of the Checkmark field (what
characters or character combination is equivalent to a checkbox
that is "checked", and what is equivalent to "not checked") and the
date format in order to have them processed correctly. You can do
so in the Input formats dialog in the Checkmark field
values in imported CSV file group: just enter the needed values
in the "ON" values and "OFF" values items and
click Add. The list of values will be updated with the
newly entered values. To delete a value from the list, select the
value and click Delete.
The date format is specified in the Date format in
imported CSV file group.
Click Next. The Output dialog will
open. Specify the following in the dialog:
If the first line of CSV file contains the names of fields,
select the List with header row checkmark in the Header
Select the data input mode:
Print filled forms.
In this case the forms are filled in and printed out; no saving
takes place. Note: We advise you to set up the printing options before
clicking Next, just click the Print Setup
Save the filled out forms to files.
In this case the forms are filled in and saved into the folder
specified in the Save In field. You can open the saved forms
and edit them in FormFiller.
Save filled forms as images.
In this case, the forms are filled-in and saved as image files
of *.tif format. The folder in which the images are saved is
specified in the Save In field when you click the
Click Next. The Result window will open. It will
list the names of the created form files and the import errors and
warnings, if there were any.