On 10/14/16 2:08 PM, libreoffice-ml.mbou...@spamgourmet.com wrote:
Ken Springer wrote:
I've just posted a message about document protection.

After I've got the document protection the way I wish, how do I export
that document as a PDF and retain the ability to have the fill in fields?

I think you need to add the fields as "Form Controls", e.g. Insert >
Form Control > Text Box. This might also avoid your other issue with
being able to protect the document but allow the fields to be modified.

I went after the creation of the doc a little differently, and at least have something I can use. Which will suffice for now. :-) But it's not what I want as an end product.

I think I'm going to end up with a more complex document, from the creation standpoint, than I want. :(

It also seems to be awfully slow to load and save, giving me not responding message. I'm using Windows 7.

Then, when you export the PDF, make sure the "Create PDF form" option is
selected on the "General" tab.

That's the default, thankfully.  It didn't give

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