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Topic: using this.getField to display user input
Conf: (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0, Msg: 135136
From: riojimmy
Date: 6/23/2005 10:39 PM

Hi, I'm trying to generate a barcode from user input to a pdf form,
I have a hidden field with an * in it called ast. It's needed because the
barcode version that we use needs an asterisk at the beginning and end of the number: *12345*
This produces the barcode we can read.


var BarCode = 0;
var temp = 0;

if(this.getField("temp").value) {
this.getField("BarCode").value = this.getField("ast").value + this.getField("temp") + this.getField("ast").value;
} else {}

The above script produces:

*[object Field]*

I cannot get the numbers from the temp field, where have I gone wrong here?

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