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Can you auto populate multiple fields in multiple pdfs

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Jun 09, 2021 Jun 09, 2021

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I have three froms that I need to fill out and all the forms need the same information such as name, phone number, and address.  Is there a way to link these so I need to enter this information once without combining all the PDF's into one document.  

 

Thanks in advance for your help. 

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There answer is yes. But actually tiing them together requires custom scripting.

 

A simple manual solution is to save the data out of one form into an FDF or other data format and then import it into the other forms.   

 

There are also custom tools for importing and exporting data. You'll find some here:

https://www.pdfscripting.com/public/Form-Data-Handling.cfm#DataTools

 

 

 

 

 

Thom Parker - Software Developer at PDFScripting
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