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[13 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

I came across an interesting issue with PDF Text fields while debugging a file this week. We were sent a 2 page document created with iText, containing some text fields and we were displaying both pages with text fields containing identical values – they appear different in Acrobat. Obviously Acrobat is always right (even when it disagrees with the PDF specification) so we dug deeper to see what was going on…