CFPDFFORM Field lengths

Participant ,
Sep 24, 2018 Sep 24, 2018

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This may be an Acrobat question, but I'll start here.

I am trying to do a mail merge using CF <cfpdfform tag.

I have a query with 100 records that loops through the PDF with these form fields.

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My query loops through and adds/inserts the query values to each PDF and creates 100 pdf's with the filled in values.

Because I don't need to worry about the length of any of these values, It works great.

But here is where I have my issue

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When the query value is within a sentence I don't know how large to make the text field on my blank fill in PDF

When the city name is Ida the field needs to be a certain width and when the city name is Oklahoma City it needs to be a much larger width..

Is there a way to deal with this?

ShouldI be using a different way to merge query data with these PDFs?

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Explorer , Sep 25, 2018 Sep 25, 2018
Replace that paragraph with a blank multi-line text box, and build the string for the paragraph programmatically.   Then populate the multi-line text box with that string.  PDF will take care of word-wrapping inside the text box.

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Adobe Employee ,
Sep 25, 2018 Sep 25, 2018

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Hi,

just to make sure I understand it correctly, you are merging 2 mails using cfpdfform tag?

Thanks

Sandip

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Participant ,
Sep 25, 2018 Sep 25, 2018

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No. Its one mail/letter. What I showed with the images is 2 parts of the same letter.

One part the date, name, address, city state, and zip populates great because they are not within a sentence.

But when the fill-in field is within a sentence I have issues due to the varying length of the city & state fields.

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Adobe Employee ,
Sep 25, 2018 Sep 25, 2018

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Can we get together and look into the issue? Please mail me at cf.install@adobe.com.

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Replace that paragraph with a blank multi-line text box, and build the string for the paragraph programmatically.   Then populate the multi-line text box with that string.  PDF will take care of word-wrapping inside the text box.

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