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Layperson friendly software or filetype for editable/formatted form?

Tell your client "no". This is why you are hired. Would you ask a chef for his/her recipes so you can "make this on your own"? Would you ask an architect to make plans you can &...
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Layperson friendly software or filetype for editable/formatted form?

To answer objectively, you can attempt this with Google Slides, Figma or Canva, which are sort of cloud-based, Powerpoint-similar apps. The client would still need to sign up and get used to the ...
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Layperson friendly software or filetype for editable/formatted form?

You can not solve the problem with an easier application. It is never a question of the complexity of the application, ease of use or any such thing. Ultimately this is a sort of XY problem, why? Well ...
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Add a permanent scrollbar to a full screen pdf without changing any settings in the reader or removing the touch mode feature

Just to provide this as an actual answer, though it comes without citation... These are things over which you have no control. There's nothing you can do to force full-screen. You have no say over ...
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Layperson friendly software or filetype for editable/formatted form?

I'm designing a sales flyer for a client, that needs to be contain editable text and image boxes, while maintaining the integrity of the layout I've designed. Ahahahhahahhahahaa, welcome to the ...
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Layperson friendly software or filetype for editable/formatted form?

Ask client what software they currently use - most common might be Word or PowerPoint, but LibreOffice or Inkscape will work fine too. As long as it has these two features: Can import some vector ...
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How to get two text fields in interactive PDF to show same entered text - Indesign?

I don't have InDesign, but I know this can be accomplished in Acrobat by giving the two text boxes the same name. Here I have two text boxes, each called Text1. In the actual PDF the object IDs will ...
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Interactive Forms (Indd > PDF) Placeholder text in interactive form text field

The short answer is here in this video thanks to Neil Malek: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUrtYQGNyQE&ab_channel=NeilMalek The video adds a script for an action On Focus: if(event.target.value==...
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Need help with creating/editing Interactive PDF

If you save the Illustrator file out as a PDF, you can work in Acrobat with the Prepare Form tools to do a lot of what you are trying to do. As far as submitting the form, you can add a "Submit&...
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InDesign: Hyperlink an entire cell in tables

Not attached to the cell directly. The easiest way is to add a button the size of the cell and make it invisible. Just draw a rectangle over the cell, set its fill and stroke to None, then alter ...
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Indesign: PDF hyperlink to a specific line

Yes you can: select a word on that specific line you are pointing to and go to 'Hyperlinks → New hyperlink destination', choose 'Text Anchor', give it a name (ABC) and hit 'Ok'. This is the target (...
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Autofilling pdf from Indesing.

Some (many) years ago, I equipped several (PDF) catalogs with an order form. There are different possible approaches. In some cases, we added a checkbox, or a button "buy it", which then transferred ...
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Autofilling pdf from Indesing.

I don't know about the search method but another solution would be create an option type input (combo box) order by categories. The client can select the product in the specific group of items. Here a ...
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