Is it possible to have a PDF form that can be emailed using Coldfusion or is there another way?

Posted on 2008-11-06
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
I'm wondering if it's possible to have a pdf form that can be filled out and then emailed? Maybe Coldfusion is not necessary?
Question by:brihol44
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    you need Adobe Acrobat (full version) LiveCycle Designer to create fillable forms (called FDF's ). CF8 can manipulate these  but i believe you can't create them in CF

    The alternative is to use a standard html form, submit the info, format as you like then use <cfdocument format="pdf"> to create the pdf and use cfmail to mail it

    a basic outline

    <form action="index.cfm" method="post">
    <input type="text" name="t1">
    <input type="submit">

    <cfif isdefined('form.t1')>
    <cfsavecontent variable="myDoc">

    <cfdocument format="pdf" filename="pathtofolder\test.pdf">




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