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Are XFA forms supported?

If a PDF form is created with e.g. Adobe LiveCycle Designer the resulting PDF form is not a normal AcroForm but a mix of XML and AcroForm or only a XML package. These forms are called XFA forms.

Beginning with version 2.5 the SetaPDF-FormFiller component is able to handle XFA forms.

The limitations of an static XFA form are:

  • Picture clauses are not supported for input nor ouput formatting. The values passed to the field instances are used in the AcroForm representation as they were passed - no formatting is done.

The limitations of an dynamic XFA form are:

More FAQs are available in the more global category SetaPDF.