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Revision as of 22:14, 1 February 2008

  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


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 the built-in JavaScript editor.

Javascript on launch1.png

Let us call our first function RunOnLaunch and 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

Javascript on launch2.png

Adding JavaScript to PDF form elements

Validate form fields

Calculate form field values


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