Literal Image Zone
There is no toolbar button for Literal Image Zones. They must be added via the menu:
Shape -> Image Zone – Literal
A Literal Image Zone is a special Image Zone that allows you to place horizontal lines in the
Image Zone so the respondents have a better place to write out their responses. The Literal
Image Zone will automatically preprocess and remove those lines so they do not affect the
Occasionally you may request the respondent writes text, e.g. for the question “What
language other than English do you speak?”, but you want to enter the Numeric code during
verification. To do this, set the Image Zone to be Numeric ([Processing] tab, Expected
characters=Numeric). Also request that this field is Always review ([Validations] tab).
Recommendations for Image and Literal Image Zones:
Tick the Always review box in the [Validations] tab. Hand written responses that are
not in a Constrained Print Field are often poorly read by TeleForm.
Set Expected characters to AlphaNumeric to allow both letters and numbers.
Enable Special characters so that $()@’ etc are allowed in free text fields.
These fields are similar to Image Zones, but TeleForm will not perform recognition on the
data collected in a Signature Field. Signature Fields can be extracted and stored as an
image. They can be used to collect digital signatures for online PDF forms. Signature Fields
can also be used for identifying points on a diagram. In fact, whenever you want to store a
graphical or image based response that doesn’t need to undergo data recognition, a
Signature Field will work.
You can configure these Signature Fields to calculate the fill percentage to determine
whether the form was signed or not. To do this, enable the Calculate percentage filled
function on the [Paper] tab.