Author: Gordon Kent

XML and PDF: Of applications and philosophy

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As you consider how to maintain the integrity of data for future use, the best format is a structured format and there is no better format than XML, Gordon Kent writes in his latest article. Alternatively, you may have requirements to maintain the branding image or look and feel of your documents; here PDF is an excellent choice. How can you get the maximum value from what both XML and PDF offer?

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Internet Publishing & PDF

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Gordon Kent, author of ‘Internet Publishing With Acrobat’, talks to Planet PDF about his book, Acrobat 4.0 and publishing on the Web.

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How to populate a PDF file’s form with data from a web server

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Gordon Kent explores PDF forms, with working examples and step-by-step descriptions of how to populate a PDF file’s form fields with data processed by a webserver. One example uses Microsoft’s Active Server Pages (ASP) to populate a PDF form, and the other uses the ActiveX version of the FDF toolkit to populate a PDF form with data submitted from an HTML form.

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Processing Acrobat Form Data: As Easy As HTML

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Getting started with using Acrobat Forms. Gordon Kent explores how you go about setting up PDF forms on your web site: easy ways to get data from your online Acrobat forms into a web-served database, resent as email or other common applications.

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