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Topic: submitForm WITHOUT Html retrieval
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 114068
From: fistoftyr
Date: 6/24/2004 08:44 PM

Greetings,

I am involved in the development of a Workflow based on Digital Signature on Acrobat.

Simply put, we want an email to be sent to the next person in line whenever a new sign is entered, and in order to acomplish this we have a ASP document which gets all the necesary info via submitForm() when the field is signed.

The problem is we just moved to Acrobat 6.0, and it seems the parameter allowing to not displaying the resulting html document (the ASP has some html so Acrobat doesn't think it's invalid, but it's not meant for user digestion) was removed.

As of now, everytime a sign is entered a new document is created displaying the html response to submitForm(), which the user has to manually close, and, and this is the really annoying part, triggers a 'Do you want to save this doc' message form Acrobat confusing the user even more.

Futher considerations:
Acrobat (Full) 6.0.0
Form is displayed in an Acrobat window as in the browser signatures do not work properly.

What I want is:

a) No response AT ALL is displayed, the submitForm() method works, the ASP is proccesed in the web server but the user does not get any feedback (apart of anything relating to normal signing procedures/any alert box we choose to display)

b) The html response is displayed in an external browser window, kind of an over-growth alert box. This solution is even better as we can customize a nice html page to inform the user everything went fine.

Are any of these feasible? How?


Thanks in advance,

Miguel

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