Flatten PDF AcroForm?

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  1. Angela
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    Aug 2018

    Posted 20 Aug Link to this post

    Is there a mechanism to flatten AcroForm fields? Meaning I want to remove the controls and have the visual representation of the form. I am automatically filling an AcroForm and want to merge many together to create one document (many pages) of the same AcroForm with the data on each page being different. Users will print the documents and shouldn't be able to change them via the form fields.This seems to be pretty standard for pdf libraries but I can't seem to find it in this one.
  2. Answer
    Boby
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    Posted 22 Aug Link to this post

    Hello Angela,

    Form flattening is not implement built-in, though we have the feature request logged in our feedback portal here:
    PdfProcessing: Implement API for flattening form fields
    (Make sure to cast your vote to increase its priority.)

    Please check the sample project attached in the feedback item, which demonstrates how this be achieved with the currently available API.

    Regards,
    Boby
    Progress Telerik

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