This is a site for discussing roleplaying games. Have fun doing so, but there is one major rule: do not discuss political issues that aren't directly and uniquely related to the subject of the thread and about gaming. While this site is dedicated to free speech, the following will not be tolerated: devolving a thread into unrelated political discussion, sockpuppeting (using multiple and/or bogus accounts), disrupting topics without contributing to them, and posting images that could get someone fired in the workplace (an external link is OK, but clearly mark it as Not Safe For Work, or NSFW). If you receive a warning, please take it seriously and either move on to another topic or steer the discussion back to its original RPG-related theme.
NOTICE: Some online security services are reporting that information for a limited number of users from this site is for sale on the "dark web." As of right now, there is no direct evidence of this, but change your password just to be safe.

Author Topic: Character sheet custom creation  (Read 696 times)

SirParadox

  • Newbie
  • *
  • S
  • Posts: 10
Character sheet custom creation
« on: September 05, 2021, 10:55:31 PM »
Does anyone make an easy to customize app for creating character sheets for new systems? The best I found only works on windows, and is very limited on spacing from huge gaps to to tightly crowded, with no in-between options. I do not remember the name of that program at this time I can look in the morning and update then.

rytrasmi

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 155
Re: Character sheet custom creation
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2021, 02:12:59 PM »
Google Sheets works well enough if you need to share online. Otherwise, I've had success using LibreOffice Impress to create fillable PDF sheets. Both are free.

SirParadox

  • Newbie
  • *
  • S
  • Posts: 10
Re: Character sheet custom creation
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2021, 09:36:25 PM »
I will have too look into how to create boxes for a character photo and such in Google docs. I really would love to learn how to make fillable forms that automatically adjust the different items based on the appropriate formulas so players can automatically adjust everything as they make improvements, new skills boosted attributes, etc... Thank you very much.

Zalman

  • RPG Evangelist
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 589
Re: Character sheet custom creation
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2021, 10:20:58 AM »
I will have too look into how to create boxes for a character photo and such in Google docs. I really would love to learn how to make fillable forms that automatically adjust the different items based on the appropriate formulas so players can automatically adjust everything as they make improvements, new skills boosted attributes, etc... Thank you very much.

Google Sheets (spreadsheet app) might be the easiest Google tool in which to create fillable boxes. This is the one I've used for electronic character sheets used for an online game.

Google Drawing is the easiest with which to create variously shaped boxes, lines, etc. This is the one I've used for printable character sheets designed for use at the table.
Old School? Back in my day we just called it "School."

SirParadox

  • Newbie
  • *
  • S
  • Posts: 10
Re: Character sheet custom creation
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2021, 01:31:58 PM »
Thank you I am looking at that now, trying to figure it out.