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Pdf to HTML for Printing

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Hi,

I converted a Pdf document to HTML.

It seems same in IE with pdf.
But when I print the HTML, it is very different with pdf.

I tried some technics in HTML.
But can not find a solid and exact way to solve this.

How can I easily do this.
With dreamveawer, excel, css, etc.

You can check the sample files from here.
http://www.2shared.com/file/5215844/53b438ac/Pdf_to_HTML.html

Thanks a lot
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by:Michel Plungjan
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Looks the same to me. IE7
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Can you check with printer.
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by:Michel Plungjan
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No background colors but that is normal

I see a spacing issue.
I will be quiet and let someone with more printing in IE expertise comment
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by:BongSoo
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Isn't that sort of going backwards? the whole point of PDF (ie Portable Document Format) is to provide a file that anyone can use (and print) regardless of their set up. Seems to me you are trying to reinvent the wheel?
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by:Michel Plungjan
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My thoughts exactly - however some people do not want to be dependant on 3rd party plugins so I also understand
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by:rtmtch
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You are right.

But Pdf can not be filled in Computer without extra program.

Also, I want to show some info about how to fill correctly while user filling the form.

This pdf is a official document. So it must be nearly same in paper.

Thanks for help
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This pdf forms is very elite.

But I need something easy then pdf for end user.

What do you think about Pdf to Excel.

Is there an easy solution to convert it.

Thanks
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by:Michel Plungjan
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ERm... So a PDF form with highlighting and tool tip and auto advance is simpler for a user than to load an excel spreadsheet???

I do not agree and I do not know how to answer your question
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by:rtmtch
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But user can not save the pdf form.
Save a file is doesnt't worth to discussing.

I found a solution with putting the pdf form as image to background of word and make text controls in word and share this document to users.
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I mean, saving is a must for all computer users.
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by:rtmtch
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Thanks. Does Acrobat Reader Free edition is enough for users' input.

I tried with CutePdf, it doesn't give option to save.

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by:Michel Plungjan
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Yes the free edition is fine
Just filled in and saved a pdf yesterday, sent it to myself and printed it.
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by:rtmtch
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Is there a way to submit pdf form data to a web service with acrobat.
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Michel Plungjan earned 500 total points
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Yes - absolutely. That is the only way I am communicating with my tax office.

It is even secure and takes a digital signature
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Is there a quick start for this integrated pdf environment.

Also is there an example to see how this cycle of data service runs.

Thanks again.
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