PDF Studio is capable of creating List Boxes. List Boxes are used to allow users to select an option from a list of available text options from a scrollable window within the PDF document.
To access the List Box properties right click (Mac: Ctrl + Click) on the field and choose Properties in the mouse menu or click on the edit button on the Mini Toolbar. The List Box contains the following property settings.
Name - The name of the field
Tooltip - The tip that is shown when the mouse is hovered over the field
Font - Sets the font of the text
Size - Sets the font size of the text
Text Color - Sets the text color
Border Color - Sets the color of the border
Line Width - Sets the width of the border line
Fill Color - Sets the fill color
Style - Sets the style for the border line (i.e. dotted, dashed, cloud, etc...)
Save as default - When checked this will make the selected style settings the default for any new List Boxes going forward
Rotation - Sets the field rotation in 90 degree increments
Required - This option is not available on List Boxes
Visibility - Sets one of four visibility options for the field
Read Only - Makes the field uneditable and will just display the value currently set in the field
Locked - When checked prevents the following on the field: being moved or resized, editing appearance properties, & deleting the annotation.
Item - Type the name of the item you would like to add to the List Box list
Add - Adds the text in the Item field to the List Box list
Export Value - The value to be exported when the Item is selected in the List box
Default - When checked, this will make the selected option the default value of the field. This is the value that will be displayed if the field is empty or when Resetting Form Fields
Delete - Deletes the selected items from the list
Move Up - Moves the selected item up the list
Move Down - Moves the selected item down the list
Allow Multi Select - When checked, allows the user to select multiple options using either Shift or Ctrl + Click
Sort Items - Will alphabetically sort all of the items in the list
Note: This cannot be undone after it has been sorted you will need to manually resort the items
Commit Selected Immediately - When using Form Field Calculations this will submit the value to the calculation (if set) immediately. Otherwise, it will need to be triggered using another method.
Do nothing on selection change - Default value, sets no validation rules and any value can be entered into the field
The Action Panel displays a list of the current actions associated with the field. Actions can be added, edited, or deleted using the buttons below the actions list.
Add - Adds a custom Form Field Actions from a list of available actions.
Edit - Edits the currently selected action from the list
Remove - Removes the currently selected action from the list