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 Post subject: PDF and epubs
PostPosted: Sat Oct 31, 2015 1:48 am 

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Does anybody know of an app which will allow me to fill form fields on a PDF file. I currently use okular on my debian 7 system to fills these fields and also to read epubs, but if I install it on my core system it will require much KDE code. I have found calibre for epubs.


 Post subject: Re: PDF and epubs
PostPosted: Sat Oct 31, 2015 3:22 am 

Joined: Thu Feb 09, 2012 7:29 am
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filling, then printing... apparently entails different functionality compared to
"filling, and saving the document with formfileds containing prefilled values".
You didn't specify an exact requirement; some of the following may fall short of handling the latter, but here's a list of leads for you to check out:
I hope you'll post back to report which (if any) of these suit you
idunno whether that package contains the commandline version for programmatically filling fields... ... df-toolkit
or the GUI version...

free for home use
32bit and 64bit .deb packages available
QT (not java) Yay!

? free if you can actually find it (the reputed free, 2015 version, for linux) ... lease.html


? ausfüllen ~= "fill" ?

FWIW, because PDFs can serve both a vulnerability vector (malicous embeds) and a privacy-leaking vector (retrieving remote images)
i personally use only "dumb" readers (xpdf under linux, SumatraPDF under windows) and drop net connection beforehand.

 Post subject: Re: PDF and epubs
PostPosted: Sat Oct 31, 2015 7:21 am 
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Location: Pecos, Texas ... ffice.html

I use fbreader in AntiX for epub books. Comix for my comic books. Both come in lighter than caiibre for me. Which handles both from what I can tell.
But I run the full iso. My core installs and base installs were back in when AntiX was in 8.0 through 11. I got lazy I guess.

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