Form Field Actions

PDF Studio has the available actions that can be added to form fields. For form fields you must set both an Event and Action to be used.

Events

Mouse Up: When the mouse button is released

Mouse Down: When the mouse button is pressed

Mouse Entered: When the mouse cursor enters the field boundary (not clicking, just hovering)

Mouse Exited:When the mouse cursor exits the field boundary (not clicking, just hovering)

On Blur: When the field has lost focus and is no longer active (i.e. clicking else where or tabbing to the next field)

On Focus: When the field has gained focus and is now active (i.e. clicking on or tabbing to the field)

Actions

Go to a page in this document

Sets the link to go to a page within the current document

Go to a page in another document

Sets the link to go to a page within a different designated document

Note: When sending this document to other users this action may not work if the file is not in the same location on the users computer. To make sure the file is included with the PDF when sending to another user try  using a File Attachment instead.

Show/Hide Fields

Sets the link to either Show or Hide selected fields within the document

Open File

Sets the link to open a specific file.

Note: When sending this document to other users this action may not work if the file is not in the same location on the users computer. To make sure the file is included with the PDF when sending to another user try  using a File Attachment instead.

Open a web link

Set's the link to open a specific web page or start an email. Examples of valid links:

Reset Form Fields

Sets the link to reset the selected fields within the document

JavaScript Action

Sets the link to perform a custom Supported JavaScript action that can be typed into the field.

Submit Form

Sets the link to send the form field values to a designated location in one of 4 formats. This can be used to have an automatic way to send back forms or values once a user has completed the form.

Show/Hide Layers

Sets the link to either Show or Hide selected layers within the document

Named Action

Sets the link to perform one of standard predefined actions listed below.