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Topic: Alternative to Saving Forms in Acrobat Reader
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 39649
From: lpetroni
Date: 5/3/2002 02:30 AM

Let users fill the form and submit filled data to a
web server.

Run a third party app on the server side to
merge/flat the filled data with your form.

Return this filled form to user.

At this moment user will be able to "save" the filled
form (even if he is using Reader).

lpetroni
compasso arte


>What are my alternatives for
>saving Acrobat forms when a
>user only has Acrobat Reader
>on their computer?

I'm able
>to put a print and reset
>button on the form. When the
>user fills out the form out,
>they want to save it, then
>attach it to an email and send
>it.

I understand that you
>cannot use the "maildoc"
>command in Reader, but now
>I've found that you can't save
>either. So, they can now only
>fill the form out and print
>it, and I know the company
>will not fork out the money to
>get Acrobat 5.0 for
>everyone.

I just know that
>somewhere, there is someone
>who is using Acrobat forms for
>those that do not have the
>application. If so, can you
>tell me how to do
>this?

Thanks,
Andrea



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