PDF Control: Interactive Forms and Annotations (Coming soon in v14.2)

19 November 2014

Acro Form Filling

One of the most widely requested features after releasing the DevExpress PDF Viewer control has been the ability to fill on Acro Forms. Well the waiting is over! With v14.2 you are able to type directly in to PDF documents that contain the form field information.

PDFForms

With a ‘no code’ required approach, you can allow your end-users to fill in fields directly inside the viewer control, each field is rendered according to its form type, providing text boxes, radio buttons, combo boxes with auto complete, check boxes and lists.  You can see from the image below the auto complete and combo box and check box features embedded in an address form.

PDFComp

 

Viewing Annotations

Another great feature to be released in v14.2 is the annotations view, any stamp or annotations that are included in your document will now be rendered to the viewer:

PDFAnnotations

 

If you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact me!

Paul Usher
Email: paulu@devexpress.com
Twitter: @dxAustralia

7 comment(s)
Del W

Totally Awesome Dude!

19 November, 2014
Minor Bolanos

Can we fill PDF with Data from a Database?

19 November, 2014
Luca Lusetti

This is REALLY a good news!

19 November, 2014
Steven Rasmussen

This is of course GREAT news!  I am just a little disappointed though that we're not able to fill in values programmatically :(

19 November, 2014
John01

What happens when form is submitted from viewer control?

20 November, 2014
Lukasz K.

In Adobe Acrobat, when editing PDF forms, there are functions under

Tools -> Forms -> More Form Options -> Import Data from XML

Can PDF Control programmatically import data from xml?

20 November, 2014
Edhy Rijo

Hi Paul,

As always, Great News!!!

Can you confirm if we will be able to programmatically fill in values from our database in the PDF fields collection?

Thanks!!!

24 November, 2014

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