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swati basant

Joined: Jan 30, 2011
Posts: 12
please help me...m stuck at this from quite some time...and i am not able to move forward...

can i access the fields in a form in a pdf without using the in is acroform necessary to access the form data in a pdf....
aatif khan

Joined: Feb 13, 2011
Posts: 2
well swati..

your acroforms are basically pdf forms with form fields. so inorder to retrieve anything from your fields, you need to get the acroform first.
Hope ths was helpful.

aatif khan

Joined: Feb 13, 2011
Posts: 2

saw this forum for the first thought of joining it..

I agree. Here's the link:
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