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Go to '''Edit/Javascripts...''' and click on '''Add'''. Choose a name for your new function and click on '''OK''' to launch a built-in JavaScript editor. Let us start with a simple alert that will be displayed on launching the PDF formular in Adobe Reader:
 
Go to '''Edit/Javascripts...''' and click on '''Add'''. Choose a name for your new function and click on '''OK''' to launch a built-in JavaScript editor. Let us start with a simple alert that will be displayed on launching the PDF formular in Adobe Reader:
  
  function RunOnLaunch()
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  function RunOnLaunch() {
  {
 
 
   app.alert('Welcome to the Scribus Demo Form!');
 
   app.alert('Welcome to the Scribus Demo Form!');
 
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}
}
 
  
 
==Launching JavaScript functions==
 
==Launching JavaScript functions==

Revision as of 22:00, 1 February 2008

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  1. Your first PDF form with Scribus
  2. How to create an e-Mail PDF Survey Form
  3. Your second PDF form with Scribus
  4. Enhance PDF forms with JavaScript


Introduction

JavaScript functions in a PDF document

Adding new functions

Go to Edit/Javascripts... and click on Add. Choose a name for your new function and click on OK to launch a built-in JavaScript editor. Let us start with a simple alert that will be displayed on launching the PDF formular in Adobe Reader:

function RunOnLaunch() {
  app.alert('Welcome to the Scribus Demo Form!');

}

Launching JavaScript functions

Adding JavaScript to PDF form elements

Validate form fields

Calculate form field values

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