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Creating Dynamic Forms with Adobe by J. P. Terry

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Chapter 5. Form Data

Get their data and their hearts and minds will follow.

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You have mastered form design, creation, and scripting. It’s now time to dive deep into the final interactive form concept: form data. In many ways, form data is the culmination of everything you have been working toward. All of the design and functionality you put into your forms is to facilitate receiving accurate data from your form fillers.

However, in Adobe’s LiveCycle platform, form data is more than just the end result. Form data can also prefill a LiveCycle form to lighten the work load for your users. By using an Adobe server product called LiveCycle Forms, your PDF files can be automatically prefilled from an existing database of customer information. ...

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