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Topic: Random Number Generation in Text Field?
Conf: (P-PDF) Beginners, Msg: 68645
From: tinrobot
Date: 7/14/2002 02:17 PM

Hello!
I am trying to create a text field in my Acrobat document that will generate a number between 1-10 (0-9) and display it upon calculation.
I'm clearly doing something wrong.

I've tried using this javascript:
var randomnumber=Math.floor(Math.random()*11)

However, how I am assigning it to the field must be incorrect. I've tried assigning it as a calculation to a text field (with no action association, because I just want the randomizer to run upon opening the template) but I see no displayed result. I've also tinkered with actions, but again, no result.

My goal was to have a series of random number generating fields in an Acrobat template, which run upon opening the template, then the output could be saved to PDF and frozen.

ANy help is much appreciated!
thom

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