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How to Create Application Forms

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When you run a business or organization you may have to create a variety of different types of forms in the course of operations, and it isn't always practical to create each of them from scratch. Forms may include employment applications for prospective hires or rental applications for a potential tenant. You can use software to create application forms quickly.

Download a template for use with Microsoft Word to create application forms for your organization. The Microsoft Office website has a library of templates available for free to Word users. Navigate to the "Applications" section of the Microsoft website and browse the various options, from credit to general membership applications. Download the file, which opens automatically in Microsoft Word for editing.

Use SmartDraw, a form template program, to create application forms. This software chooses a professional-looking template based on your specific needs and then it allows you to enter your custom fields and logo into the form. When you are finished, you can save the form to your computer for printing or sending to your contacts. Test the free trial version of the software to see if it fits your needs.

Create online application forms using FormLogix. This is a web-based solution that you can use to create forms for delivery on your website. Use a drag-and-drop tool to form the application from your web account, then publish and embed it into your website with HTML coding. You can also manage filled forms from this online tool. The web-based software is available for trial before purchasing.