PDF Form JavaScript

In jPDF Notes when creating custom functions/actions for specific items such as form fields or buttons you will need to use JavaScript for the commands. JavaScript can perform calculations, button actions (adding images, submitting forms, or populating other fields), validate field input, and set field formatting, among many other things.

Note: jPDF Notes only supports Acroform (non-LiveCycle) JavaScript in PDF forms.

You will need to have advance knowledge in programming JavaScript in order to create the actions for the buttons. For additional details on how to use these functions, take a look at the tutorials and lessons on this site http://www.w3schools.com/js/js_intro.asp

jPDF Notes supports the following JavaScript commands for each of the below items.

Supported JavaScript

Document

Methods:

addField
calculateNow
getAnnots3D
getField
getNthFieldName
getOCGs
resetForm

Properties:

calculate
numFields
numPages
URL

Fields

Methods:

buttonGetCaption
buttonImportIcon
buttonSetCaption
checkThisBox
clearItems
deleteItemAt
getArray
getItemAt
insertItemAt
isBoxChecked
setAction
setFocus
setItems

Properties:

borderColor
borderStyle
borderWidth
calcOrderIndex
charLimit
comb
commitOnSelChange
currentValueIndices
defaultValue
delay
display
doc
doNotScroll
doNotSpellCheck
editable
exportValues
fileSelect
fillColor
hidden
lineWidth
multiline
multipleSelection
name
numItems
page
password
readonly
required
strokeColor
style
submitName
textColor
type
userName
value
valueAsString

Global

Methods:

setPersistent

OCG

Methods:

getIntent
setAction
setIntent

Properties:

initState
locked
name
state

Utilities

Methods:

printd
printf
printx