Some organizations are still creating fillable PDF documents that are not cross-browser compliant.  This simply means when you open the PDF it shows this specific 


Error Message:

                                                

Please wait...

                   

If this message is not eventually replaced by the proper contents of the document, your PDF viewer may not be able to display this type of document.

                   

You can upgrade to the latest version of Adobe Reader for Windows®, Mac, or Linux® by visiting http://www.adobe.com/go/reader_download.

                   

For more assistance with Adobe Reader visit http://www.adobe.com/go/acrreader.

                   

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Solution:

  1. One option is to only open this in Adobe PDF Reader.  Unfortunately this is not something we can do to help our public view and use these files. We have no control over a user's computer or settings.
  2. Second option = convert so it is compatible with all viewers.  XFA PDF has to be converted to normal PDF so it can be read online and in any PDF reader.
  3. The FREE solution is to use https://speedtesting.herokuapp.com/pdfxfa/ and simple convert the XFA to a Normal PDF.