July 21, 2013
by D. P. Story
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Formatting Numbers: Problems, Bugs, Thoughts, and Solutions

This article address problems associated with the writing custom formatting scripts that use the built-in JavaScript functions AFNumber_Keystroke and AFNumber_Format provided by the AA/AR during installation. Click to continue reading formatting_numbers.pdf (Recommendation: view this file by right clicking the link … Continue reading

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July 5, 2011
by D. P. Story
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Processing Acrobat Forms using JavaScript, Internal Processing of a Field, Part 2: The Event Object for Processing Text & Choice Fields

The describes the chain of events that occur when the user inputs text into a text field or a editable combo box. The Keystroke, Validate, Calculate, and Format events are discussed, the various properties of the event object for each … Continue reading

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July 4, 2011
by D. P. Story
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Processing Acrobat Forms using JavaScript, Internal Processing of a Field, Part 3: The Format and Selection Change Tabs

This article makes a detailed study of how to write Keystroke and Format scripts. Several custom scripts are presented, including one that processes U.K. postcodes. A extensive listing of the built-in functions is made, and numerous examples are presented. We … Continue reading