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1. You need a copy of Acrobat Professional 8 to Reader Enable the form. Since Reader doesn't allow you to save PDFs, it won't allow a save of the filled in PDF to be e-mailed unless it is given those permissions by the creator. This is new functionality in Acrobat Pro 8, you cannot enable these rights with Pro 7, 6, etc. and Standard does not provide this either - it has to be Professional 8. Or a LiveCycle Reader Extensions Server.
2. You can choose the subject line without any problem, choosing the filename would require some rather advanced scripting involving saving the filled out form as an embedded object in itself, changing the filename and then performing the submit on that embedded document instead of the source document.
I have Acrobat Professional 8 and I have reader enabled the form. I have added a button to the form. A click on this e-mail button gives an e-mail with a file enclosed, but the file enclosed is a XML-datafile. I would like to have the form enclosed as an pdf instead.
Do not use an e-mail button. Use a normal button. On the "Object - Field" tab change the Control Type to Submit. Then a "Submit" tab will appear. Click on the submit tab and in the address box add the following:
Obviously replace email@example.com with the e-mail address you want the form to go to and the subject with whatever subject you want.
There is a drop-down under the address box that lets you choose how you want to submit the form. Choose "PDF" from that drop-down.
When do you use embedded files? Is it possible to send the embedded file in an e-mail (as an pdf-file)in the same way as described above (using a "send button" in the form)?
Yes that is possible if the embedded file is a PDF. You can't take, say, an embedded Word document, convert it on the fly and e-mail that as a PDF. It has to be a PDF when it is embedded. And this would require some semi-advanced scripting.