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Topic: IE & Reader 6.0
Conf: (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0, Msg: 116170
From: squikm
Date: 7/27/2004 01:18 AM

Hi all,

I have a pdf that was created with Distiller 5.0.5 (Win).

There are no document restrictions set.

There are a heap of form fields that are Submitted using:

submitForm("http://url", false, true);

And this all works great in Acrobat 5 reader or Acrobat 5 reader within IE v 6.0x

It also works fine from within Acrobat 6 reader too. Even though the document security flag says Forms Submitting: Not Allowed

However - and this is the BIG BUT. The minute the pdf is opened from within IE - the submit fails to work. It seems as though the javascript is being executed - as alerts are popping up all over the place. But the submit request never hits the webserver.

Is this a plugin restriction - can I set the plugin to allow / remove the restriction ?

Any input would be greatly appreciated.


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