I have this example to fill a FDF programmatically and to visualize it. private readonly string pdfFormFileName = “”; protected void. The following Java program, merge_pdf_fdf, demonstrates how to merge or flatten a PDF and its form data FDF [Hack #77] using iText. Run this code from your. makes it easier to read, write, parse, populate, merge FDF, XDP, XFDF, and XML data with Acrobat and LiveCycle PDFs. Utilizes iTextSharp 4.

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Provide online users with a copy of their completed form to save. Adobe Reader enables a user to add, change, view, and print form data, but it does not metge a user to save the filled-in PDF form to disk.

Saving the file produces a lovely copy of an empty form. Correct this problem server-side by merging the PDF form and its data.

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Then, offer this filled-in form as a download for the user’s records. After merging, the form fields remain interactive, even though they display the user’s data. Go a step further and flatten this form so that field data becomes a permanent part of the PDF pages. After flattening, medge fields are no longer interactive. You can merge and flatten forms using the iText library or our command-line pdftk.


Both are free software. The iText library http: Run this code from your command line, or integrate it into your web application.

The fields will display dff given data, but they also remain interactive. The resulting PDF data will no longer be interactive. Then, save this FDF data into a temporary file.

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