Enhancing Adobe Acrobat DC Forms with JavaScript

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Book Description

Take your to the next level. In this book, you'll learn various ways to further improve your Forms using simple JavaScript . You’ll also discover how a few lines of code can speed up your workflow when working with multiple PDFs in Action Wizard.

Enhancing Adobe Acrobat DC Forms with JavaScript covers up-to-date, real working examples that you can easily download, practice with, and edit to suit your own projects. Using screenshots from Adobe Acrobat DC, users or previous versions will also be able to utilize these techniques. This book also shows workarounds and solutions to various form issues you might encounter. Feel empowered by it and improve your PDF documents!

JavaScript has been a part of Adobe Acrobat for many versions. However, few people use its features and focus mainly on using the basic form properties, never delving deeper into Acrobat’s full capabilities. While on the web can be helpful, if you don’t know enough about how to use JavaScript in Acrobat you will be left with poor results. JavaScript can be difficult to learn, but it does not need to be scary. This book explains it in simple steps at a beginner to intermediate level so you can take full advantage of Acrobat’s capabilities in your own projects.

What You’ll Learn 

  • Create calculations, rating forms, and QR code stamps using the form elements
  • Explore simplified field notation and basic JavaScript for Acrobat
  • Work with buttons that can be used for navigation
  • Utilize complex forms that include drop down and list boxes in combination with other form fields
  • Work with Action Wizard and JavaScript
  • Improve form navigation and printing of forms
  • Add various types of alerts and custom validations to improve client-entered-data 

Who This Book Is For

Anyone who needs to create forms for clients or websites: students, lawyers, accountants, and human resource personnel

Table of Contents

Part 1: Basic Form Improvements
Chapter 1: A Fundamental Forms Primer
Chapter 2: Introduction to Actions
Chapter 3: Creating a QR Code Custom Stamp
Chapter 4: Buttons, Navigation, Form and Non-Form Actions

Part 2: Simplified Field Notation and Basic JavaScript
Chapter 5: Introduction to Simplified Field Notation and JavaScript
Chapter 6: Basic and Complex Calculations
Chapter 7: Format Calculations
Chapter 8: Various JavaScript Alerts, Notes, and Time Stamps
Chapter 9: Create Help for Clients with Rollover Text and Alerts
Chapter 10: Various Types of Formatting with JavaScript

Part 3: Working with More Complex Forms
Chapter 11: Validation with Text Boxes, Alerts, and Buttons
Chapter 12: Working with Dropdown Menus
Chapter 13: Working with List Boxes
Chapter 14: Advanced Navigation: The Popup Menu

Part 4: Beyond the Basics
Chapter 15: Action Wizard and JavaScript
Chapter 16: Multi-State Check Boxes
Chapter 17: Importing an Image into a Button
Chapter 18: Multiple Formatting
Chapter 19: Signatures and Barcodes

Part 5: Putting It into Practice
Chapter 20: Homework Assignments

Book Details

  • Title: Enhancing Adobe Acrobat DC Forms with JavaScript
  • Author:
  • Length: 363 pages
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2017-10-17
  • ISBN-10: 1484228928
  • ISBN-13: 9781484228920
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