Comparison of the Features of Forms Posted on www.USA-Federal-Forms.com against the Features of Forms Posted on U.S. Government Websites



www.USA-Federal-Forms.comU.S. Federal Government Websites
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Number of fillable formsabout 17,000over 4,000 (big cons)
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Process of making forms fillableform-by-formfield-by-field (slow, results in low quality)
(big cons)
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Damaged formsNoYes (about 1% of forms) (some cons)
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Errors in forms:..
Scrolling AffectNoYes (1000's of forms, 100's of 1000's of fields) (big cons)
Listbox fields with no itemsNoYes (some forms) (small cons)
Combobox fields with no itemsNoYes (some forms) (small cons)
Hidden fields not in useNoYes (some forms) (small cons)
Electronic signature fields not in useNoYes (some forms) (small cons)
Button fields not in use (with no JavaScript, no Readonly)NoYes (some forms) (small cons)
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Errors in listing of forms:..
Incorrect name of formNoYes (some forms) (some cons)
Incorrect government sub-agencyNoYes (some forms) (some cons)
Incorrect modification dateNoYes (some forms) (some cons)
Fillable forms listed as non-fillableNoYes (some forms) (some cons)
NonFillable forms listed as fillableNoYes (some forms) (some cons)
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Elements of law quality in forms:..
Inaccurate adjustment of field sizes: widthNoYes (almost all forms) (some cons)
Inaccurate adjustment of field sizes: heightNoYes (almost all forms) (some cons)
Inaccurate alignment of fields: horizontally (line by line)NoYes (almost all forms) (some cons)
Inaccurate alignment of fields: vertically (column by column)NoYes (almost all forms) (some cons)
Invisible fieldsNo (line in focus is always visible)Yes (almost all forms) (some cons)
Inaccurate tab orderNoYes (some forms) (some cons)
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Useless buttons in formsNoYes (some forms) (small cons)
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Features of fillable forms (to allow the user):..
To insert text anywhere on pageYesNo (big cons)
To fill-in the formYesYes
To insert user's notes inside the instructionsYesNo (some cons)
To insert user's notes inside the page marginsYesNo (some cons)
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To fill-in the form in original position YesYes
To fill-in the form after rotationYes (any orientation or direction -- with free techsupport)No (some cons)
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To change text size (for any given line)Yes (by a click of button)No (very big cons)
To change text font (for any given line)Yes (by a click of button)No (some cons)
To change vertical text position (for any given line)Yes (by a click of button)No (some cons)
To change horizontal text position (for any given line)Yes (by a click of button)No (some cons)
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To change the space between lines (for any two given lines)Yes (by a click of button)No (some cons)
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To change text size (for all the form)Yes (by a click of button)No (some cons)
To change text font (for all the form)Yes (by a click of button)No (some cons)
To change text color (for all the form)Yes (by a click of button)No (some cons)
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To type in text of any length to fit in the fill-in space regardless of the size of the spaceYesNo (big cons)
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To copy line into lineYesNo (some cons)
To copy a set of lines into a set of linesYesNo (some cons)
To copy a page into a pageYesNo (some cons)
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To have the text perfectly aligned horizontallyYesNo (some cons)
To have the text perfectly aligned verticallyYesNo (some cons)
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To reset (delete, erase) all the text inserted into a line by a click of buttonYesNo (small cons)
To reset (delete, erase) all the text inserted into the form by a click of buttonYesYes (but usually ignored) (some cons)
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To convert a fill-in space rectangle to visible automatically every time the rectangle is in focusYesNo (some cons)
To convert a fill-in space rectangle to hidden automatically every time the rectangle is out of focusYesNo (some cons)
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To convert the text color to black automatically every time the PRINT button is pressedYesNo (very small cons because text color is usually black)
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To avoid the scrolling affectYesNo (big cons)
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To use field types: TextYesYes
To use field types: CheckboxNoYes (theoretically pros, but usually some cons because this type is usually used incorrectly)
To use field types: ComboboxNoYes (very small pros because this type is almost always ignored)
To use field types: ListboxNoYes (very small pros because this type is almost always ignored)
To use field types: RadiobuttonNoYes (very small pros because this type is almost always ignored)
To use field types: SignatureNoYes (very small pros because this type is almost always ignored)
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To fill-in multiple copies of a page simultaneouslyNo (some cons, but: this feature can be:
(a) added, as needed;
(b) substituted by the page-to-page copying)
Yes
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To export (save) form data in ReaderYesNo (very big cons)
To import (load) saved form data in ReaderYesNo (very big cons)
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To add pages in ReaderNoNo
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To submit any technical support questions by a click of buttonYesNo (very big cons)



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