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Topic: Form automation/ field rename/template
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 123495
From: Lana
Date: 12/8/2004 04:13 AM


I need to create a pdf file with multiple pages using my 'source' document as a template and populate it with data. I tried to use JSObject, but run into "Automation Error" problem. Adobe recommends use of AVDoc and Form Automation interfaces instead.

So I open my source doc:

Insert pages into a new doc:
PDDocTarget.InsertPages(-1, PDDocSource, iStartPage, iNumPages, False)

Then I get an access to fields on the new doc,
but field names are the same on all pages. So when I populate
them with data all the pages look the same (-; Is there any way to re-name fields or other method to create multiple pages out of 'source' document???

Set avDoc = CreateObject("AcroExch.AVDoc")
retVal = avDoc.Open(SOURCE_DOCUMENT, "")

Get a form and fields:

Set avForm = CreateObject("AFormAut.App")
Set avFields = avForm.Fields
Set avField = avFields.Item("name")

Thanks in advance.

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