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Topic: Re: PDF Forms ( Data Capture and Data Display )
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 57986
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:29 PM

At 01:12 AM 12/14/2001 +1100, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>We have a requirement as follows :--
> We want to save and submit a filled PDF form
> and extract the filled data from it on the server side
> ( through Java code ).


> We also want to populate fields in PDF forms from
> java objects and display the form to the end user.

OK. Do you care whether the population takes place on the server
or on the client?

> Is it possible using Adobe Acrobat ?

Sure, both the full product or Reader...

> Also, we do not want to install Adobe Acrobat
> in the client machines.

OH! What about Acrobat Reader? Is that acceptable??

> Adobe Acrobat should
> be present in server machines only.

Acrobat can not legally be used on a server - so that's right out
the door to begin with. You will need to look into something like the
FDFToolkit from Adobe (For client-side population) or 3rd party products
(for server-side).


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