Uploaded image for project: 'PDFBox'
  1. PDFBox
  2. PDFBOX-3111

Replicate Acrobat behavior when merging PDFs with interactive forms

    Details

    • Type: New Feature
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 1.8.10, 2.0.0
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: AcroForm
    • Labels:
      None

      Description

      When PDFs containing interactive forms are merged using Acrobat, fields with the same name are merged into one. That's different to the current behavior of PDFBox which renames to be merged fields so they have a unique name (see PDFBOX-3094).

      In addition Acrobat supports merging documents with interactive forms into collections when keeping the existing (duplicate) fields is required.

        Attachments

        1. proof.pdf
          42 kB
          Keith Cozad

          Activity

            People

            • Assignee:
              Unassigned
              Reporter:
              msahyoun Maruan Sahyoun
            • Votes:
              3 Vote for this issue
              Watchers:
              11 Start watching this issue

              Dates

              • Created:
                Updated: