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Programmatically Complete PDF Form Fields using VB and the iTextSharp DLL

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Submitted on: 1/5/2015 8:32:00 AM
By: Scott Lysle (from psc cd)  
Level: Beginner
User Rating: By 4 Users
Compatibility: VB.NET
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     This article describes a quick and simple approach to programmatically completing a PDF document through the use of the iTextSharp DLL. The article also discusses how one might go about using the iTextSharp DLL to discover and map the fields available within an existing PDF if the programmer has only the PDF but does not have Adobe Designer or even a list of the names of the fields present in the PDF.

 
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10/3/2016 8:26:10 AMDorababu

Getting the following error

Severity Code Description Project File Line Suppression State
Error BC30311 Value of type 'KeyValuePair(Of String, AcroFields.Item)' cannot be converted to 'DictionaryEntry'. PdfGenerator_VB C:\\Downloads\Programmat2097481152008\PdfGenerator_VB \PdfGenerator_VB\Form1.vb 56 Active

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