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Advanced Fields - Signature

Capture users official digital signatures for taxation, legal, banking and more, using our new Digital Signature field!*

The signature field enables your users to manually enter a written field by use of their mouse, digital pen, finger, etc.  Basically any computer based hardware pointing device can be used to write a signature.

To apply the signature field to your form:
1. Log in to
2. Mouse over the form you want to edit and click "Edit" icon
3. Click the “Signature” field under the “Advanced” heading for fields
4. Note that the “Signature” is now added to the right column as a field
5. Click on the newly added “Signature” field and modify the settings.
Field Label: This property is the text placed next to the form field that describes the type of data you want visitors to input.

Options: Set the field to be "Required", “Mask Email”, or “Encrypted” by clicking the checkbox accordingly.

Required: Checking this option will force the user to fill out this field.  An error message will be displayed if this field is left blank.

Masked Email: Replaces the field data with asterisks (*) in the submission email.  This data will still be viewable in the Data Manager.

Encrypted (Pro and Premier Plan feature): Encrypt File Storage can encrypt and protect photos, videos, audios, pictures, doc, ppt, xls, pdf and other files using a password or in this instance a signature which is unique to every user.  Please upgrade your plan to use this feature.

Show Field to: Set the field to be “Everyone” or "Admin Only" by selecting that radio button.

Cell Align: You can select the field to be left, center, or right aligned by selecting from the “Cell Align” drop-down.

Dimensions: This sets the size of your field visually.  You may specify absolute or relative settings according to your needs in pixels or percentages.

Instructions for User: This is an optional property that displays the text specified to your users while they’re filling out that particular field. These instructions appear below the field input box.

6. Re-order your fields if necessary.

7. Scroll down and click “Save Form”.

8. Go back to the “Form Manager” and click “View”, to review / test the form:



*EMF does not guarantee that your users' signatures are approved by the authorities's compliance regulations. Please verify with your compliance partners with their requirements.

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