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Pre-Printed Form, But Movable

benevida
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First the preliminaries:

My setup and tools -

- Windows Platform

- Acrobat XI

- LiveCycle Designer ES4

- InDesign CS6

We have a 1 page, preprinted form that we need to overlay with formfield data.

I took a spec PDF of the form and adjusted in within InDesign.  I saved the PDF, and opened in within LiveCycle Designer.  I created all of the form fields that were needed for the form, and saved the PDF as static.

I use vb and a jso to first open a new copy of the PDF and then fill each field.  Then I open the filled PDF and I print the form fields only.

THE PROBLEM

Different printers print the form fields in different locations.  I always choose "Actual Size", but when our different offices print to the different printers, there are slight variations in the x and y placement of the fields (left to right and up and down).

I envision a pair of fields (one for x and one for y) that do not print, but contain a number that specifies a correction factor, and causes the fields to move together.  How can I effect a solution the most closely matches what I am looking for?

Thank you.

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