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Topic: Re: Populating PDF with data; displaying w/ Reader
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 58199
From: prodok
Date: 5/29/2002 05:30 PM


creating an FDF with the /F key set is exactly what you would have to do.
Then the user will have to open the new FDF, and the base PDF will launch
automatically. I have done this for years already, and it works pretty

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 have Acrobat 4.05 and am trying to populate some forms with Access 2000
>data using VB6. The problem is that the users of the application will
>only have the Acrobat Reader. Would anyone know a good way to populate
>the forms (they would already be created and would not need to be saved,
>just printed with the updated fild data). One thought I had was to update
>the FDF file first, then launch the Reader to print the PDF; anyone have
>any experience with this.

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