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Editing a PDF without it open [Javascript]

Participant ,
May 31, 2021 May 31, 2021

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Is there any way to edit PDF fields from outside a pdf?

My goal is to have a place (another pdf, javascript, python) where I can input field values that will then change field values in multiple other pdfs.

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Create PDFs, Edit and convert PDFs, How to, JavaScript, PDF forms

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LEGEND , May 31, 2021 May 31, 2021
PDF Libraries are tools for programmers to work with PDF files. Some of these use the programming language Java. Java is a different language, NOT short for JavaScript. These libraries are not made by Adobe so they are outside the scope of this group.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
May 31, 2021 May 31, 2021

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Not with Acrobat. You mentioned python, though, where I'm sure it's possible. You can also use other PDF libraries for stand-alone applications, like in Java.

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 You can also use other PDF libraries for stand-alone applications, like in Java.


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Sorry, @try67  I don't understand. could you please elaborate?

Thanks for your quick answer and help.

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PDF Libraries are tools for programmers to work with PDF files. Some of these use the programming language Java. Java is a different language, NOT short for JavaScript. These libraries are not made by Adobe so they are outside the scope of this group.

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As TSN correctly said, this goes beyond the scope of this forum. If you're interested in hiring someone to create such a tool for you feel free to contact me privately via [try6767 at gmail.com].

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