Name: [1922] Dai
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Description: Hi I'm Dai Just an ordinary guy with an interest in computers who likes making how to videos for others to get the best out of there computers. I ounce did a course on web-design to further my interest in the subject. Got a HNC out of to boot but, lately my interest has turned to doing howto vide ...

Scribus PDF Forms [ID:415] (10/42)

in series: Scribus Desktop Publishing

video tutorial by Dai, added 11/07

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How to create a basic PDF form in Scribus. These forms can be filled in within a PDF reader and sent through email.

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14. ValerieSak Sat, 29 May 2010 01:53

I appreciate your tutorial greatly.

13. aquinorig Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:52

Thank you for your time and effort. It is greatly appreciated.

12. anonymous Wed, 09 Dec 2009 04:29

thanks very much. slowly coming to terms with creating PDF forms

11. anonymous Tue, 25 Aug 2009 09:32

thanks for this util tutorial!

10. anonymous Mon, 10 Aug 2009 20:50

Many thanks, this video is very useful for me. How ever, I also want to know how to create pdf form with PHP script

9. anonymous Sat, 08 Aug 2009 12:08

/*Not clear understand what is fdf is.*/

I believe this a Field Definition File that basically contains the information relating to each field .

8. anonymous Fri, 07 Aug 2009 07:37


I found your lesson very helpful--the best I've seen. Thank you for making it.



7. anonymous Thu, 23 Jul 2009 07:09

Keep up the good work!!!

6. anonymous Fri, 26 Jun 2009 07:12

Not clear understand what is fdf is.

5. anonymous Sat, 20 Jun 2009 16:35

Thanks, you saved me time and helped me avoiding making some beginners mistakes!

4. anonymous Wed, 17 Jun 2009 13:09


Thank you so much for great tutotials, I am now working on the one which creates a form in pdf. However I have encountered a problem when sending the form as Adobe says that my recepient may block the form as it is potentially unsafe data and sure enough when it arrives in my Outlook in box I am informed that it has been blocked because it is unsafe data. Is this something that I have done wrong?

3. anonymous Fri, 17 Apr 2009 14:36

Thanks for the useful video. Your instructions are amazing and I was able to build a PDF form using Scribus 1.3.5

2. anonymous Mon, 23 Feb 2009 10:49

You have a real talent for teaching. A million thanks for sharing!

Review of Scribus PDF Forms

Far too slow, I feel as though you are teaching this to a 99 year old who has never touched a computer in her life. But other than that I suppose it's fine.

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