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Topic: Re: Reading PDF Field Names
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 58357
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:31 PM

At 3:37 PM -0500 12/6/00, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>I am trying to figure out how to read in field names
>from a pdf. I am creating an FDF with data from a database but want
>to read in field names from an existing PDF so that I only add the
>necessary fields to the FDF. I realize you can add fields that are
>not on the PDF but would rather only include the fields I need.
>This must be done with Reader, not the full blown Acrobat. Any help
>would be greatly appreciated.

In that case, you are going to need to license a
toolkit/library for working with PDF files without the need for
Acrobat. Two such libraries are SPDF from Digital Applications
() and PDFToolkit from ActivePDF

Leonard Rosenthol
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Digital Applications (215) 440-0504 (fax)

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