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From John Hewson <j...@jahewson.com>
Subject Re: PBox Newbie Seeking Immediate Solution (and Hand w/ Building A PDFBox Instance)
Date Mon, 25 Jan 2016 07:31:07 GMT

> On 23 Jan 2016, at 16:53, Technologist In Residence (Rafiki Cai) <rcai3@usfca.edu>
wrote:
> 
> Greeting, John:
> 
> My inaugural PDF forms are already functioning with
> fill, save and submit capabilities.
> 
> What I'm seeking is a cloud database form the forms to submit to

That's great but this isn't the right venue for that question.

> I'm certainly hoping I'm not "on my own".  I'm hoping that either
> a) some Boxer has already crafted a PDF form-to-database or
> b) some Boxer has the sufficient skill set and just needed an adequate
> prompting
> 
> The whole intent of list serves are to not be on your own, but
> connected to a circle of insight, know how and experience.
> 
> RC
> 
>> On Sat, Jan 23, 2016 at 3:49 PM, John Hewson <john@jahewson.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi Rafiki,
>> 
>> Can PDFBox fill in forms? Yes. We have some examples in the
>> org.apache.pdfbox.examples
>> package. Beyond that, you’re on your own.
>> 
>> — John
>> 
>>>> On 23 Jan 2016, at 10:08, Technologist In Residence (Rafiki Cai) <
>>> rcai3@usfca.edu> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Blessings and Peace:
>>> 
>>> Greetings to ALL.
>>> 
>>> I am seeking an immediate PDF-to-Database solution. (Description below.)
>>> Secondly, I'd like to work w/ a mentor around installing PDF Box on
>>> Sandstorm.
>>> 
>>> First things first. Please advise as to a PDFBox installation that can
>>> facilitate the following:
>>> 
>>> *App Mission:* have two seperate PDF (fill and store) forms submit data
>> to
>>> Knack
>>>                       (Note: one form contains data and an actual
>>> signature. The other
>>>                        contain a single field of data and several
>> photos.)
>>> 
>>> *App Method: *  1) Have both forms dump their content into a single row
>>> (photo                                  form last) 2) Append each PDF
>>> document as an element in the row
>>> 
>>> *App Result: *    The result is a dbase row that contains ALL data from
>>> both                                        PDFs *AND*that has each PDF
>>> appended and a row element
>>>                        (Note: entire database should be easily exported
>>> in Excel format)
>>> 
>>> In Service of The ONENESS,
>>> Rafiki Cai
>> 
>> 
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