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From hemanth pai <hemant...@yahoo.com.INVALID>
Subject PDFBox - Losing Checkbox selection on “Save as” functionality of Dynamically filled PDF form
Date Tue, 02 Oct 2018 20:18:03 GMT

I have an issue regarding a dynamically filled PDF form losing checkbox selection on using
the Saves As functionality

I am describing the workflow which we are using currently to fill the PDF and subsequent issues.
We are receiving the PDF template created through "Adobe InDesign" from a 3rd party vendor.

We are using "Apache PDFBox 1.8.X' utility to read the PDF form and fill in all the required
fields .. including checkboxes and radio buttons.

Once the Filled up PDF is generated through PDFbox, the PDF opens in a new browser window.
All the selections are visible correctly as desired.

Scenario 1 > If i just save the generated PDF through save button on the browser , the
PDF is saved correctly & all the checkbox selections are retained. Also, when using Acrobar
Pro to inspect the form fields, the check box fields are identified correctly.

Scenario 2 ( Having issue ) > In case of using "Save As" either on the browser Or "Save
As"on the previously saved PDF on disk, on saving .. The checkboxes which were selected before
displayed without the selections. Also , the previously filled Check Box is also not recognized
as a Form Field. Instead the checkbox is almost like a normal image / text almost .

On a related note , i found that i am able to view the checkbox selection when i open the
"Save As" pdf it within Internet Explorer or another PDF utility other than Adobe Acrobat
XI . It seems to be an issue with PDFBox & Adobe Acrobat XI.

Any help would be very much appreciated 

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