What are fields?

Fields represent inputs from the Signers on the Documents. The most common field type is a signature field but you can also ask for text fields, mention fields or checkbox fields.

These inputs are apposed on the PDF document that you add to your Signature Request. Therefore, you need to provide their coordinates and the page index to determine their position.


How can I add a field to a document?

Two options are available to add field to a document, you can choose:

  • to add Smart Anchors in your document. Those anchors will be parsed by Yousign and replaced automatically by fields.
  • to add fields manually using the API.