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Populate a pdf form using HTML form data then print pdf without viewing in browser

Mark Skrodzki
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I am looking for some help on how to populate an existing pdf form that has data fields on it already, then print the pdf without it being shown in the browser. I have a html form that will be completed from prior pages, then the data collected is to merged with the pdf form. I am using IE on XP clients with IIS on a 2003 Server. I am not having alot of luck finding out how to print the pdf without viewing it first.

Any ideas on this??
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" then the data collected is to merged with the pdf form."

you must be doing this with a server language, like PHP, ASP, or JSP.  If so, that is where you do the printing from -- here are some PHP and ASP examples, you pick your language --

www.asp101.com/articles/john/serversideprint/network.asp
www.asp101.com/articles/john/serversideprint/default.asp
www.softpedia.com/get/Programming/Components-Libraries/ASP-Printer-COM.shtml 
https://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/.NET/ASP.NET/Q_22025080.html

www.daniweb.com/forums/thread15881.html
www.trap17.com/index.php/how-print-php_t59376.html
https://www.experts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Web_Languages-Standards/PHP/PHP_Databases/Q_23232348.html
Mark SkrodzkiSenior Systems Engineer

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Found a tool called Advanced PDF Printer from http://www.vbgold.com.
Working great so far.
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