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Topic: Re: Populate a PDF form Locally
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 58182
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:30 PM

At 08:36 PM 8/8/2001 -0400, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>I have an HTML page I am building which I am going to release standalone
>as an application. This application calculates insurance values for
>clients using Java, and then I would like it to populate an Acrobat form
>for printing.
>
>There is mention of this using CGI, but as the application and data are
>local, I don't want to use a server.
>
>How can I go about doing this - if it is possible at all.
You should be able to do this by just causing the FDF file that
you generate to be opened by the OS. That will launch Acrobat and it will
then load up the PDF specified by the /F key and merge in the data.


Leonard

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

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