PDF Forms Flattener

Release Notes

PDF Forms Flattener 2.1.0 (April 1, 2022)

New Features:

  • Uses new API for Forms Types provided in Forms Extension release 2.1.0.

Problem Corrections:

  • SF#44687 – Corrects an issue in which a Dynamic XFA document using JavaScript to define its layout of elements could fail to be converted to PDF as expected.

PDF Forms Flattener 2.0.2 (August 4, 2021)

New Features:

  • SF#44445 – Corrects an issue in which flattening an XFA document with a shared Text Field using Rich Text could result in missing elements after flattening.

PDF Forms Flattener 2.0.1 (July 7, 2021)

New Features:

  • FORMSFLAT-45 – Adds a new optional command line argument --asPrinted or -p, which will flatten an XFA document as if it was printed.

Problem Corrections:

  • SF#44011 – Corrects an issue which could result in an exception being raised when flattening an XFA document.
  • SF#44292 – Corrects an issue that could result in a duplicated text when flattening an XFA document with a shared text field using Rich Text intended to display content on different pages.

PDF Forms Flattener 1.0.0 (May 4, 2020)

Initial release of a simple command line application.

  • Flattens both XFA and AcroForm PDF form documents to standard PDF format
  • Optionally imports data into PDF form documents before flattening
  • Generates appearances for annotations in PDF documents