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Is there a web app that will create a PDF with content based upon form data supplied by a customer?

In other words, someone comes to your website and is presented with a web form. They answer several questions and are then given a link to a PDF file that contains content based upon their answers.

So, say it's a fishing site. The form asks them what fish they are interested in, if they shore fish or boat fish, what state they fish in, what month they fish in. Voilà, a PDF is created in the background that pulls this information from a database and builds the file with it.

Seems like there should be something out there, but I'm not sure what it is.

Thanks!

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closed as off topic by Eight Days of Malaise, Barry Jan 31 '12 at 12:54

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You don't need a web app for that. If I understand it correctly, you already have the web site and you want a PDF creation tool, right? Well, if that's the case, you just need a PDF class/plugin (depending on your web site) that does this. The database is yours as well? Or the respective data is "fished" from somewhere else? –  Alex Jan 28 '12 at 7:08
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If you can generate a web page with the captured data, you can use the Web2PDF Online widget to convert the HTML page to a PDF.

Web2PDF Online is a free service that accepts a URL & generates a PDF file for it.

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