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Topic: Re: javascript and pdf
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 57572
From: prodok
Date: 5/29/2002 05:26 PM


one approach is to generate a FDF file with your database when the
user requests the according form. This FDF will contain all the
personalization data, and then be sent to the user's side. This will
then trigger the loading of the according PDF form (if the user's
browser is correctly configured), and there you have the

In order to make the FDF creation easier, you might look at the FDFToolkit.

Hope, this can help.

Max Wyss
PRODOK Engineering
Low Paper workflows, Smart documents, PDF forms
CH-8906 Bonstetten, Switzerland

Fax: +41 1 700 20 37

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>I'm using adobe acrobat to make pdf forms. I want to personalize
>those forms for every user of my site. From the moment the login, I
>want to fill the fields in their form with all the information I
>have in a database (for example: name, first name, company they work
>for, etc.). These have to be fields because it's always possible the
>data changed since.
>I want to use asp and javascript for it but i don't find the right
>syntax for even give a hard-coded value in a field.

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