Creating a fillable PDF file in Omnis Studio

Jef Leys | Desim jef.leys at desim.be
Tue Oct 19 17:05:23 UTC 2021


Hi,

You should take a look at PdfPenPro. 
It’s apple scriptable. 

You can create fields, checkboxes etc. 

Verstuurd vanaf mijn iPhone

> Op 19 okt. 2021 om 17:16 heeft Rudolf Bargholz <rudolf at bargholz.ch> het volgende geschreven:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Some PDFs we get have fields in them in which you can check a checkbox, or have a text field in which you can type some text, and then save the file later including the manually entered data in the PDF file. One of our customers has asked if we can generate such a fillable PDF from our app. All the PDF apps I have found so far allow you to create a fixed document with fixed fields in the PDF file that can then be filled with data by an end user. The Omnis report we have programmed for the customer is dynamically created, based on the order and the items in the order, so using such an inflexible solution is not useful for us. These tools do not seem to be scriptable. The only other solution I can think of is to dynamically create a web based form using typeform or google forms.
> 
> Does anyone know of a way we can print an Omnis Studio report with fillable fields?
> 
> Regards
> 
> Rudolf Bargholz
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