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Murilo MassonMurilo Masson 

Insert data into salesforce.com from an Adobe PDF Form

Hi all,

I have done an intesive search in the internet and here and I could not find any answer for my question:

is there any way to insert data into salesforce.com from an Adobe PDF Form?

I found many answers for the contrary question (populate a PDF form with salesforce.com data) and also information from Word or Excel files.
It would be very nice to have an idea about it.
daniel_hdaniel_h
There's no way to do this on platform. PDF data cannot be read using Apex.

You might be able to do something like extract data from the PDF into Excel first, then use that to update Salesforce. See this post for a way to get data out of the PDF form. (https://forums.adobe.com/thread/1072752)
Mike9812 CHENMike9812 CHEN
We're looking for this solution as well. I know Adobe Interactive Form can do the similar role. A good example is Canadian Immigration Appplication http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/applications/additional.asp
The data inside the PDF can be uploaded by scanning the 2-D code in the end of the PDF.
I'm testing 2 apps:
1) http://visualantidote.com/Products/Fast-Forms.aspx?gclid=CjwKEAjwps2_BRC5jduHor-h8xESJADGT-Ltv711FnkM7vxJ3qnLtTSwD20JmJpragEHiIG3TdA9XBoCYwDw_wcB
2) https://www.formsite.com/app/FormSite?FormId=LoadIndex&AdSource=aw-bmm_us-interactive_forms_bmm&gclid=CjwKEAjwps2_BRC5jduHor-h8xESJADGT-LtolZUo-u5XjNlGyWnth9iQQ21h3vygTdIiaj5fCKeABoCyGbw_wcB
Not sure someone has the solution or not.