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Topic: Re: Enumerate Fields in a PDF Document.
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 57003
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:23 PM

At 06:21 AM 8/31/2001 +1000, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>I'm looking out for a programmatic way of Enumerating all elements in a
>PDF Document to generate a list of fields.

Using what API via what programming language on what OS
platform? Also, server or client-based solution?

A nice free option on the Unix platforms is our APGetFormFields
command line utility at

>This list would then be used to merge appropriate data into each of these
>fields using the FDF tool kit. Any help would be appreciated.

The FDFToolkit doesn't actually merge anything - it just generates
FDF files. You either need Acrobat (on the client side) or some 3rd party
tools (server-side) to do the actual merging.


Leonard Rosenthol
Director of Software Development (215) 922-3509 (voice)
Appligent, Inc. (formerly Digital Applications) (610) 284-4233 (fax)

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