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Hi,
I need to build a PDF report (whcih is really a form). This will have one page with full of instructions and the next page as form. Theer will be labels and areas where I should let the users to edit and print it.

Is it possible through IBI? (any code snippets would be helpful.)

Thanks in advance.

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Kasi Krishnan
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Currently NO.

I put in a New Feature Request My self a year or two ago.


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IF you can find out what the pdf-code is to create an entry field in the pdf, you MAY be able to tweak this into the document. I doubt that it will work, because the pdf generator that is used with webfocus can only create read-only pdf documents.
Your best bet would be to file a NFR, although it will not be in the product in the foreseeable future, I'm afraid.


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Why not just have the instructions and data entry on an HTML page and then click to generate the report, especially as you can achieve this in WF now.

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Excellent idea Tony, all existing and easy functionality. Good One


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Thanks for the inputs and suggestions.

The PDF report / form which we are thinking of generating is distributed to the users via email. It is not part of an interactive system where we have a GUI and on the click we produce the PDF.


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Kasi Krishnan
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