Acrobat Reader problem
duncanbrown at email.com
Mon Apr 5 14:38:54 UTC 2004
i have no experience filling in forms under linux with pdfs... so there's no real input i can give you on that. you may want to search slashdot.org and osnews.com about the new gpdf features.
----- Original Message -----
From: Clint Harshaw <clint at penguinsolutions.org>
Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2004 10:23:38 -0400
To: For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list at redhat.com>
Subject: Re: Acrobat Reader problem
> duncan brown wrote:
> > i may have missed this before, but why aren't you using the GPL acrobad readers? xpdf and gpdf (xpdf is more feature happy, gpdf's newer version that ships with fc2 has the features that xpdf has, but the fc1 gpdf is kind of stripped down.)
> > -d
> My own reason for needing acroread over xpdf and gpdf is for
> work-related forms that are expected to be completed prior to submitting
> for approval. Maybe there is a way to do that with xpdf or gpdf, but I
> don't know how to do that. I sure would like to learn though!
> I'd gladly switch back to xpdf (since I exclusively use xpdf at home),
> but if a reimbursement check gets held up or returned because "You
> didn't follow the rules and complete it online before submitting" then
> I'm in a bind -- more than usual. <grin> I have to agree with them,
> since the pdf forms do the calculations automatically, and that reduces
> the chance of errors.
> I can't seem to print with gpdf -- this has been discussed before on the
> list -- and that is a serious hinderance for an app designed to work
> with documents typically headed for a printer! I hope this is one of the
> features that will be included in FC2.
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