[Scribus] Re: pdf form

Asif Lodhi asif.lodhi
Wed Oct 19 00:41:00 CEST 2005

Hi Suren,

On 10/18/05, suren <bharatiya at onlinehome.de> wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 18. Oktober 2005 09:27 schrieb Kite Lau:
> > Asif Lodhi
> > > Hi Suren, ..........X
> Step 1:
> => inserted a (PDF)CommandButton "submit" at the end of the document
> => in (pdf options)field properties: Action > Type "Send Form"
>      and then in "Send Data to URL" (desktop email client already set up in
> adobe reader
>     preferences (kmail): mailto:bharatiya at mahavidya.net
> At the end generated a pdf-form
>  Step 2:
> in Reader 7.0
> -filled in the form and
> -clicked the button "submit"
> The email clien is called up.
> The form is attached but as *.fdf (Netscape Reader!!!!!)
> Sent the mail (obviously to me)
> On receiving the mail I saved the attachment under the same name test.fdf
> Step 3:
> in Adobe Reader 7.0
> Opened test.fdf
> And there was the form fill all the details in it!!!
> .............X-

Thanks for sharing.  Certainly you can have any kind of action URL in
a web form including mailto:  but I didn't know about the acro
reader's capability of _filling_ the PDF forms this way!

Thanks again.


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