Processing Acrobat Forms using JavaScript, External Processing of a Field, Part 7: Choice Fields, the Combo Box


The combo box is very much like the list box (AcroTEX Blog #17), both are lists of text items. The combo box features a drop-down list of items, hence, takes up less real estate than the list box, and, unlike the list box, the combo box can be configured to allow the user to enter custom text. Spell checking can be also be performed when the combo box allows for user text; however, the combo box does not allow for multiple selection.

This articles details methods of handling combo boxes, including the external processing of combo boxes by other fields.

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