[2 days left] What’s wrong with your cloud strategy? Learn why multicloud solutions matter with Nimble Storage.Register Now

x
?
Solved

Flatten PDF on web server without installing anything?

Posted on 2016-10-05
2
Medium Priority
?
226 Views
Last Modified: 2016-10-15
We are generating FDF documents that populate PDF documents on a GoDaddy shared web server. This only works on Internet Explorer. GoDaddy won't allow installing any programs on the server to flatten PDFs.

Has anyone found a way to flatten PDFs without installations so that the security problems of fillable PDFs are removed, and the PDFs can be displayed on any browser?

(I've heard of sending FDFs to another server and returning PDFs but I'd like to avoid that if possible.)
0
Comment
Question by:machine_run
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 30

Accepted Solution

by:
Randy Downs earned 2000 total points
ID: 41831135
There is a free javascript you can use.

free cross-platform JavaScript tool, you can add a new "Flatten" menu to the "Edit" menu, containing items to flatten everything or to selectively flatten only particular types of annotation* or form fields and over a page range of your choice.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:machine_run
ID: 41845062
Thanks!
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: IP Lookup

Get more info about an IP address or domain name, such as organization, abuse contacts and geolocation.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Although a lot of people devote their energy toward marketing for specific industries, there are some basic principles that can be applied to any sector imaginable. We’ll look at four steps to take and examine how those steps were put into action fo…
Australian government abolished Visa 457 earlier this April and this article describes how this decision might affect Australian IT scene and IT experts.
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate how to add subdomains to your content reports. This can be very importing in having a site with multiple subdomains.
In this seventh video of the Xpdf series, we discuss and demonstrate the PDFfonts utility, which lists all the fonts used in a PDF file. It does this via a command line interface, making it suitable for use in programs, scripts, batch files — any pl…
Suggested Courses

649 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question