Chris Wade Chris developed much of the Forms handling code and also the hooks for the XFA.


11 Stories by Chris Wade

Understanding PDF forms – AcroForms structure

This is the fourth part of the Understanding the PDF forms series, and in this article, we start to explore the AcroForms Forms Data...
0 1 min read

What are XFA Forms?

In this article I aim to provide an general introduction to XFA forms, the XML Forms Architecture, and how the data is stored in...
0 1 min read

What are AcroForms?

AcroForms are the original Forms technology added to the PDF file format to provide interactive form elements such at radio buttons, text fields, combo...
0 1 min read

Writing cleaner Java code with eclipse

It is always helpful when a tool encourages you to write ‘good code’. Eclipse has some excellent plugins like PMD and FindBugs for analysing...
0 1 min read

Displaying PDF ‘readonly’ text fields in Java

This article follows on from previous blog What are PDF ‘readonly’ text fields? In that article I ¬†introduced ReadOnly text fields and explained that...
0 43 sec read