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From Maruan Sahyoun <sahy...@fileaffairs.de>
Subject Re: Add a Submit Action to PDPushButton
Date Thu, 21 Jan 2016 13:24:46 GMT
For Adobe Reader you need to supply a PDF als the response content. Adobe Acrobat also supports
other response formats auch aus HTML.

BR

Maruan Sahyoun

> Am 21.01.2016 um 14:08 schrieb clovis <clovis.harada@gmail.com>:
> 
> Sorry, I've just tested again and it is working now. Actualy it was already.
> The test PDF I created with Acrobat Pro has an invalid URL and Acrobat
> Reader shows a message immediatly after you click the button.
> The PDF I've created with PDFBOX has a valid URL and Acrobat doesn't show
> any feedback until some time, I have closed it before that time and I
> thought it was wrong.
> I set up a web page on that URL and it now opens a web browser with the
> resulting page.
> Now I have an unforeseen problem.
> How to make Acrobat Reader to handle the response? Or which is the best
> aproach (from user perspective) if the behavior is to always save the
> response in a temp folder and open it in the default browser?
> 
> Clóvis
> 
> 
> 2016-01-21 10:50 GMT-02:00 Tilman Hausherr <THausherr@t-online.de>:
> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> The screenshot didn't get through. Please upload it somewhere, also the
>> PDF you created with Adobe. Please do also post your current code in full.
>> 
>> Tilman
>> 
>>> Am 21.01.2016 um 13:27 schrieb clovis:
>>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> Now that my Push Button is visible.
>>> I want to submit PDF or PDF form data to a server (unless someone knows
>>> how to extract pdf form data just filled in a PDF embedded in an HTML page
>>> using acrobat reader).
>>> 
>>> First I tried to use PDActionSubmitForm, but there is no
>>> PDPushButton.setAction method similar to the "PDAnnotationLink.setAction".
>>> And using AA does not worked.
>>> 
>>>    //  PDActionSubmitForm pdactionsubmit = new PDActionSubmitForm();
>>>    //  pdactionsubmit.setFlags(256);
>>>    //  actions.setF(pdactionsubmit);
>>>    //  pb.setActions(actions);
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Then I tried to insert the Action direct in the COSDictionary.
>>> 
>>> I have tried to mimic a sample form I have made with Acrobat Pro XI but
>>> still does not submit.
>>> 
>>> Using PDFDebugger I can see the following tree (PDF generated with
>>> Acrobat Pro, and my PDF on the right):
>>> 
>>> Imagem inline 1
>>> 
>>> I have just added the A node and annotation flags to the push button:
>>> 
>>>    PDPushButton pb = new PDPushButton(acroForm);
>>>    pb.setPartialName("sbtn");
>>>    COSDictionary cosPush = pb.getCOSObject();
>>>    COSDictionary cosA = new COSDictionary();
>>>    cosPush.setInt(COSName.F, 4);
>>>    cosPush.setItem(COSName.A, cosA);
>>>    cosPush.setItem(COSName.P, page);
>>>    cosA.setInt(COSName.FLAGS, 256);
>>>    cosA.setName(COSName.S, "SubmitForm");
>>>    COSDictionary cosF = new COSDictionary();
>>>    cosA.setItem(COSName.F, cosF);
>>>    cosF.setString(COSName.F, "http://localhost:8080/docpres");
>>>    cosF.setName("FS", "URL");
>>>            // add the field to the acroform
>>>    acroForm.getFields().add(pb);
>>> 
>>> 
>>> What else I need to do to make this button submit the form?
>>> 
>>> Clóvis
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 

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