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Topic: hidden fields Acro 6.0
Conf: (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0, Msg: 105979
From: drdickson
Date: 2/14/2004 07:09 AM

I'm trying to make a conditional field visible or hidden based on the selected criteria...here's the code:

var b = this.getField("PropLaneWidth");
var d = this.getField("DesLaneWidth");

var f = this.getField("ReduceNote1");
var g = this.getField("DeviationNote");

// Set the field to visible

{

if (b.value < d.value && b.value != "" && b.value != 0)
f.hidden = false;
else
if (b.value < d.value && b.value != "" && b.value != 0)
g.hidden = false;
}

//Set the field to Hidden

{
if (b.value >= d.value && b.value != "" && d.value != 0)
f.hidden = true;
else
if (b.value >= d.value && b.value != "" && d.value != 0)
g.hidden = true;
}

Basically there are two text fields; ReduceNote1 and DeviationNote. The above identical code is in both form fields. The ReduceNote1 field works flawlessly...the DeviationNote field does not. fields b and d are simple numerical fields. The former is an entered value, the latter a calculated value. Frankly it makes no sense to me...maybe someone out there has a clearer head than I do at this point.
Thanks for any creative ideas...

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