I’m looking for some FOSS PDF software for creating forms. Does anyone have any suggestions?
Programmatically? - like with PHP – or with a some sort of GUI instance?
If Programmatically, I would use the link below via php scripting language. I’ve been using this for a couple of decades and it is rock solid. Literally, code I wrote 15 years ago is still being used in a production environment EVERYDAY. But you’ll need a working relationship with LAMP server in general and PHP specifically.
These aren’t FOSS, but these are 2 alternatives for creating and editing PDFs.
PDF Studio - PDF Studio - PDF Editor Software for Mac, Windows and Linux
Master PDF Editor - https://code-industry.net/
LibreOffice writer can export to PDF. Just saying.
I think I used Scribus to make a PDF with boxes to fill in for a girls softball team but that has been years.
Yes, I’ve used that feature many times. I’m looking for something that will create fill-in forms in the document itself instead of entering the data in base then import the data into Writer to save as a pdf. Thanks though.
I am no legal scholar, but I feel starting to make where you can create editable documents , you start even more encroaching on the proprietary nature of the of Adobe’s IP. Thanks to that DCMA, reverse engineering is now illegal in the USA.