[scribus] PDF forms.

russbucket russbucket at nwi.net
Mon Jul 14 23:44:12 CEST 2008

On Monday 14 July 2008 12:34:03 pm Gregory Pittman wrote:
> John Culleton wrote:
> > Unfortunately that part of the wiki is blank.   I can figure out how
> > to put forms fields on the pdf file but I am lost beyond that point.
> > Does one use Perl, Java, Javascript,  or PHP to retrieve the data,
> > massage it, and return an answer? Does this routine take the form of
> > a cgi file?
> Someone may correct my on this, but my understanding of the current
> implementation of PDF forms in Scribus is that the data cannot be
> separated from the form, so the use would be to fill out the form, then
> print it to make use of the feature.
> There is interest, of course, in being able to save form data, but right
> now Adobe is holding on tight to the capability to do that, using only
> its own licensed software.
> Greg
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Thats my understanding also. In addition I understand the Adobe software only 
works with MS os's. I know its not available for Linux except the Adobe 
reader and it does not allow saving the data.

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