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From "J.Pietschmann" <j3322...@yahoo.de>
Subject Re: Forrest and Form descriptions.
Date Sun, 11 May 2003 09:43:55 GMT
Jeff Turner wrote:
> Can FOP do forms yet?

It depends. If you mean "put some text and empty boxes
somewhere, perhaps with some small-printed hints, for
printing and filling out with a pen afterwards", then yes
FOP can do forms. If you mean PDF forms, then no, partially
because XSLFO can't do this, and partially because spec
conformance has currently higher priority than writing
extensions.

Well, actually someone wrote a FOP extension which basically
allows raw PDF data be wrapped for dumping it into the PDF,
this can be used to provide PDF forms, but you'll need
*very* intimate knowledge of PDF for this.

J.Pietschmann



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