First time setting up PDF form. Pleased it was very easy. I have a submit button using the SUBMIT FORM
MAILTO:xxxxx Exporting the whole PDF document.
I can't find the answer to this question, it seems like it would be a common requirement. If I send the form out to multiple people, when they return it, it comes back with the same PDF name. Instead a pile of docs with the same name, is there a way I can grab the filled in NAME field + filled in DATE field and use that as the PDF's file name when they hit the submit button prior to the mailto? The return attachment would be "JOHN SMITH 03/04/21".
I really don't need the user to save the form at all, much less under any particular name.
++ Adding to the discussion
You may also check out the similar discussion https://community.adobe.com/t5/acrobat/saving-a-flat-pdf-w-field-filename-current-date-time-in-new-l... and see if that helps you in right direction.
Acrobat can't change file names. It can only save the file with a new name.
Thank you for clarifying Bernd.
I've solved this issue in the past by saving the PDF to a new name. In one case the customer did not want the emailed PDF name to be kept. It was just for the email. In this case the script saved to a temporary folder, emailed the PDF, then closing the file and reopened the original.
You can get the temporary folder with the app.getPath() function.
Here's an article that shows how to save a PDF from a script.
All of these solutions require installing a script on the local machine of the users. Can you do that?