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Topic: Re: Setting the value of a Form field using JavaScript
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 58529
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:33 PM

At 12:11 AM 9/12/2001 +1000, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>I am setting the values of a form field in a PDF Template using
>Javascript.I have different PDF Templates. I will concatenate and prepare
>one PDF file and set the form fields using JavaScript. I have some common
>fields among the different pages.When i set the common field like date, it
>is going to be set for all the date fields in the PDF in Acrobat Reader
>4.0 and Adobe Acrobat 4.0. But the same thing is not working Acrobat
>Reader 5.0. It is populating only the first field with that name.Please
>guide and provide Javascript examples if any.

A PDF file can only have one field with a given name, regardless
of the number of pages. That's why it is a BAD IDEA to concatenate PDF's
with form fields, and why many 3rd party tools don't even allow it.


Leonard

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Leonard Rosenthol
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Appligent, Inc. (formerly Digital Applications) (610) 284-4233 (fax)

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