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Signature required on a report

The company I work for has a MS Access based system that keeps track of the work we do but a new government regulation makes it necessary for supervisors to sign a certificate confirming jobs have been checked. Generating the certificate (Report) from the Access system will be easy but I am looking for ideas on whether it's possible to generate it in a format that the user can sign on a mobile phone and email back to us. I know that there is some way of inserting a signature field in a PDF but I don't know what is needed to do that from MS Access. Or is there an alternative?
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8/22/2022 - Mon
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Probably more complex than I need. Perhaps if I clarify what I was hoping to achieve.

After the job is completed the supervisor needs to visit and check to confirm it's done. I was hoping to be able to email him a pre-filled report containing the required data for him to date and sign. Problem is that to make use of it he needs to be able to print, sign and either return the hard copy or photograph it and return. We then need to email that to the customer. I could "cheat" and add a JPEG of his signature on all reports once he's verified they're correct but I would prefer his signature (low tech JPEG or alternative is fine) on the document. I have been told iPads have some way of inserting a simple signature field and I think even Google Forms has the provision. I was hoping there would be some easy-ish way of doing it with a PDF form. I think I have received PDF forms before that I could sign on my phone, save and return to sender.

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Cool. That will work. Thanks Pat
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