[poppler] saving a form

Carlos Garcia Campos carlosgc at gnome.org
Tue Jan 29 12:32:53 PST 2008

El mar, 29-01-2008 a las 20:31 +0100, Albert Astals Cid escribió:
> A Diumenge 27 Gener 2008, Carlos Garcia Campos va escriure:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I've noticed that right now, saveAs will always save the changes of an
> > already filled form so that it's impossible to save a copy of the pdf
> > document without saving the contents of the form fields. 	You would have
> > to manually reset the form, or close the document and reopen it again. I
> > think there are (at least) two possible solutions:
> >
> >  * Adding a new write method to saveAs
> When you say method you mean a new PDFWriteMode enum value? 

yes, of course I meant mode instead of method :-P

> I would disagree 
> to that because the current enum values have nothing to do with what is 
> saved, they are about how it's saved, and mixing them seems quite weird.


> >  * Adding a new method saveACopy that never saves the changes and would
> > be used by saveAs when the write method is Standard and there are no
> > changes.
> What about saveUnchangedCopy or saveCopyWithoutChanges? I think that's ok.
> BTW, just to be sure if the document originally has values on the forms, 
> saveACopy/saveUnchangedCopy/saveCopyWithoutChanges will still leave them 
> there, right?

yes, of course.

> Albert
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