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Topic: Automatic date field
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 51854
From: hamishb
Date: 5/29/2002 04:48 PM


I've got a series of postscript files and I'm trying to create a textfield which will contain the current date. 

Using the examples I've worked out the code to create the textfield and the document javascript but when I turn it into pdf and open the document I get an error saying that it can't find the textfield ("f has no properties").

The code I'm using is:

[ /T (Today)                % title
/Subtype /Widget
/Ff 1                       % read only
/FT /Tx                     % field type text box
/DV (01/01/01)              % default value
/Rect [ 0 0 300 300]
/F 4                        % field is printable
/BS << /S /S /W 0 >>        % border style solid, width = 1
/MK <<
/BG [ 1 1 1 ] >>            % background color white
/ANN pdfmark

[ /_objdef {TMScript} /type /dict /OBJ pdfmark                    
[ {TMScript} << /JavaScript << /Names [ (Today) << /S /JavaScript
/JS (var f = this.getField\("Today"\); f.value = util.printd\("dd/mm/yyyy",new Date\(\)\);function xxx\(\){};) >> ] >> >>                                                             
/PUT pdfmark                                                      
[ {Catalog} << /Names {TMScript} >> /PUT pdfmark                  

I guess I'm missing some way of registering the textfield can anybody help?



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