2 Replies Latest reply on Dec 9, 2017 11:21 AM by Thom Parker

    Save Data in Acrobat Form Attached in Another PDF in Reader

    MADink_Designs27 Level 2

      Is there a way to save data from an attachment when it's opened from Reader?

       

      I created a JavaScript enriched PDF form and attached it to a digital flyer. The flyer opens the attachment using the Doc.exportDataObject() method. Everything works great in Acrobat, but not so much in Reader.

       

      When opened in Reader, the buttons on the flyer open the attachment in a new tab properly.

       

      The form attachment, however, says data can't be saved. When I click submit, it also says the data won't be emailed.

       

      Here's what I tried—none of which work:

      • Extending usage rights to Reader in the form that's attached
      • Extending usage rights to Reader in the flyer
      • Extending usage rights to Reader in both