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Using JavaScript in Forms
In this chapter you will learn how to extend the functionality of Acrobat forms through the application of JavaScript. You will learn how to generate, modify, and enhance all types of PDF forms and the elements they contain, and ensure the proper collection and export of information in various formats relevant to your workflow needs. In addition, you will understand how to leverage the XML Forms Architecture (XFA) so that your presentation format will be not only responsive to user input, but will also ensure that the information can be exchanged with web services and enterprise infrastructures.
 
Discusses the various properties and methods of Acrobat forms, and how to process user interaction.
Includes such tasks as highlighting required fields, setting a field with a hierarchal naming scheme, setting tab and calculation order.
Gives on overview of XML forms and discusses the use of JavaScript for Acrobat in an XML context.

 

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