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Topic: Re: Acrobat, HavaScript and popUpMenu
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 56273
From: prodok
Date: 5/29/2002 05:18 PM

Greg,

welcome to the world of Acrobat JavaScript.

First, I strongly suggest that you work through the Acrobat Forms
JavaScript Object Object Specification, also known as Acrobat JavaScript
help, AcroJS.pdf. There you will see the possibilities you have.

One thing to keep in mind is that the Acrobat JavaScript implementation is
NOT THE SAME as the Netscape implementation.

Hint: for your application, you would have a Combo Box field and evaluate
its value. the popUpMenu() method is undocumented, and therefore not
guaranteed to work properly (which is indeed true).

Hope, this can help.


Max Wyss
PRODOK Engineering
Low Paper workflows, Smart documents, PDF forms
CH-8906 Bonstetten, Switzerland

Fax: +41 1 700 20 37
e-mail: mailto:prodok@prodok.ch
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>Hi I am new to using JavaScript with Acrobat.
>I was able to create a pop-up menu for the Acrobat file
>using the following code: app.popUpMenu('phone number', 'email address');
>
>What I would like to know is what is the name of the
>method that would get me the menu item selected?
>What I intend to do is once the item #2 is selected
>instantiate an email composition window.
>



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