troubleshooting Question

Reading PDF form data directly from file.

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I'm using TCPDF to create PDF forms.
The form creation process is working well, the problem is collecting them.

Let me explain the situation.

We have a PHP application on our intranet, which creates a PDF form and Emails it to our customers for completion.
They confirm / update details on the form and then Email it back to us.
Then we want to 'file upload' the PDF to the server, a full copy of the PDF ( data and form ) are saved for our records.
Then we need to strip out the form data and prompt the operator to confirm details and write the update to the MySQL database.

While the 'submit to url' function of the PDF form would be simple it dosn't work for us for the following reasons.

#1 Our customers don't have access to our intranet.
#2 We want to keep a record of the completed PDF

Our own operators can't use the submit because the PDF submission by passes the user authentication process.

Does anyone know of a PHP class that can pull form data directly from a PDF file.

I want a pure PHP solution.


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