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Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Mon May 14 19:12:20 EDT 2018


Actually, I can only tell Acrobat on a Mac to export the form data to a file, and only because Acrobat responds to Applescript, and Applescript can tell Acrobat to run a javascript. I researched a while back on how I could do this with Windows, and the upshot is you cannot without compiling something that uses Adobes Java API. 

It would be a handy thing if there were an addon that did this, but I have no experience in writing C code, so I haven't tackled it. If I were ever to try and go commercial with my Forms Generator app, this is something I would have to work out. 

Bob S


> On May 14, 2018, at 09:39 , Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Bob Sneidar wrote:
> 
> > If the table data is *actually* a table, as in a fillable form object,
> > I export the data in an FDF file. This is a document containing all
> > the form objects and their values. I have a handler which converts
> > this data to an array. Would that help?
> 
> I think that would be quite useful, making the task of writing web-ready HTML from it that much easier.
> 
> -- 
> Richard Gaskin





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