I have a odt file with filled form fields I want to export to pdf and later convert it to jpg with imagemagick.
The pdf still has the filled forms but later in the jpg the filled forms are empty. After finding this post:
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/20156293/how-to-convert-a-pdf-with-a-filled-form-to-a-jpeg-image-using-imagemagick-and-pr I tried to safe the pdf with another programm and converting this pdf to jpg just worked as expected and the filled forms were kept.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. open a odt with form fields
2. fill the fields
3. export as pdf
4. try to convert the pdf to jpg with imagemagick
In the jpg the filled forms are empty.
The filled forms are also available in the jpg.
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Thanks for the answer.
I tested with the latest version and it still does not work.
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ODT with form field
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PDF export from the ODT, FDF form fields
convert -colorspace CMYK -alpha off -interlace none -density 300x300 -quality 100 formfield-fdf.pdf formfield-fdf.jpg
after filling the form in Okular and saving and the jpg contains the text.
Justin: do you really get an empty field, if you test with my PDF? I also tried exporting with PDF format forms, but that worked fine as well.
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Yes I tested again and also with the test files I do not get the filled form. I also tried with your command. Still the same.
My actual command was like this:
convert -density 200 -background 'white' formfield.pdf -alpha 'remove' -quality 85 -verbose -version formfield.jpg
Eh, my bad: contrary to your description, I filled the field in Okular and not LibreOffice. I reproduce, if I fill the field already in LibreOffice.
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