Export to PDF Scroll Bar does not export

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Export to PDF Scroll Bar does not export

Postby clgriffin » Sat May 16, 2020 6:45 pm

I have created (after much noodling) a perfect document, which I have EXPORTED to PDf. However, the SCROLL BAR does not transfer with the document.
What I'm trying to accomplish is to allw the person filling out the PDF to type as many lines of text as he wants, even though the text box only shhows about 6 lines. If the ODT file this is possible, but once it gets exported to PDF this disappears: no scroll bar, no text below the visible box.
Any ideas?
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Re: Export to PDF Scroll Bar does not export

Postby JeJe » Sat May 16, 2020 9:17 pm

PDF isn't a word processing format - its a format for reading documents.
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Re: Export to PDF Scroll Bar does not export

Postby Zizi64 » Sat May 16, 2020 9:53 pm

If it will work somehow: how you will print the invisible part of the text?
The PDF file format was developed for reading and printing - in same format as it was created.
Use a textbox with appropriate size - without scroll bar.

Or use the native file format: the ODF type document.
Everyone can install a free PDF reader.
And everyone can install a free ODF reader-editor software too.
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