[pdftex] Filling PDF forms in embedded (!) PDF documents

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Tue Feb 15 21:29:27 CET 2005

On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 08:01:27PM +0100, Tobias Haustein wrote:

> I know the pdfpages package and the hyperref package. With the hyperref 
> package it is possible to define PDF forms. With the pdfpages package one 
> can embed pages from other PDF documents into the produced document.
> What I don't know is how to fill in forms that are defined in the PDF 
> document embedded by the pdfpages package. Is there any way to do this with 
> pdftex alone? A workaround could be to fill in the form _before_ embedding 
> the PDF (e.g. by using pdftk), but I'd prefer a pdftex-only solution if 
> possible.

Even worse, you cannot include formulars with pdfTeX. The
formular properties will vanish. And any value that is set
by formular means will be removed.

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>

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