Tag: XFA

Adobe says No” to XFA support in Adobe Reader Mobile”

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Due to their self-contained nature, page fidelity, and sophisticated forms technology, PDF forms seem ideally suited for mobile devices. Nevertheless, Adobe has stated categorically that Adobe Reader Mobile will not add support for XFA-based PDF forms. In this article, Planet PDF considers the implications of Adobe’s position for forms creators and users.

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Foxit announces a major release of its flagship PDF Reader

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Foxit Corporation has announced a major release of Foxit Reader, its flagship PDF reader. Foxit Reader is used by more than 100 million users for opening, viewing and printing PDF documents. Foxit Reader 5.0 offers a new set of integrations with Microsoft Office, capability to fill XFA forms, enhanced productivity features and additional security features.

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Adobe LiveCycle Designer and Acrobat PDF Forms: Under the Hood

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Form producers around the world now need to contend with not one, but two PDF-based forms technologies from Adobe: the older Acrobat (AKA AcroForms) model, and the newer XFA form model introduced with Adobe LiveCycle Designer. Which is better? Do we need both? Author Ted Padova’s latest article for Planet PDF takes readers ‘under the hood’ to find out.

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