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iText - Are template PDFs possible?

 
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I couldnt quite decide which forum to post this. Hence I have ended up here

I am using iText to generate PDFs. I have used POI before and found the templating feature quite useful. Is there something similar in iText?
All I want to have is a template pdf which will contain the placeholders and the alignment and so on.
 
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(Moving to the Other Open Source forum where iText is discussed.)

The things one can do with PDFs after they're generated are very limited; in particular, it's not possible to replace text.

What is possible is to fill in AcroForms after the PDF has been generated. If the information to be filled in can be made to be fields in an AcroForm, then it's possible.
 
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Thanks Ulf
 
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Are there other Open Source APIs that can provide such ease of use?
 
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What exactly do you mean by "such ease of use"? iText supports filling in AcroForms.
 
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