Re: Interactive PDFs from Word -- best solution to a painful process?

Subject: Re: Interactive PDFs from Word -- best solution to a painful process?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: Mike Starr <mike -at- writestarr -dot- com>, TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2015 11:38:23 -0800

Did you try converting the Word file to PDF using LibreOffice to see
if its support for PDF forms is better? Or, for that matter, running
LibreOffice on the tablets?

On Thu, Jan 8, 2015 at 11:24 AM, Mike Starr <mike -at- writestarr -dot- com> wrote:
> Oddly enough, I've been working on a form for a client. I developed the form
> in Word and created macros to deal with the calculations involving the form
> fields. Beautiful... works just the way I want it. However, when I got about
> 90% done, the client told me they wanted it as a PDF (the field personnel
> all have tablets and don't have access to Word to fill out the form). I
> tried the form recognition in Acrobat Professional v8.0 and the results were
> horrible.
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Interactive PDFs from Word -- best solution to a painful process?: From: ryan . minaker
Re: Interactive PDFs from Word -- best solution to a painful process?: From: Tony Chung
Re: Interactive PDFs from Word -- best solution to a painful process?: From: Mike Starr

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