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Topic: Flattening a filled in PDF and save it
Conf: (P-PDF) Beginners, Msg: 122586
From: cbermar
Date: 11/22/2004 10:14 PM

Hello,

Im wondering if there are any way to save a filled in PDF in reader (without using reader extensions).

My thinking was that if i flattened the PDF when the user clicked Save (by adding a javascript to the save event) so all formfields were removed, it would work. But it seems that no matter what you do with the PDF or what kind of PDF it is, reader will always only save a copy of the original document.

My problem is that i want a user to be able to save a "dead" version of a form that i prefill using a FDF file. Its only for printing purposes, but it would be nice if the user could save it filled in to disk as well (but not being able to change anything later).

Is it possible and if please point me in the right direction.

Regards,
Christer Bermar

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