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Topic: Document JavaScripts Question
Posted By: ErinSpre
Subject: Document JavaScripts Question
Date Posted: 23 Aug 2016 at 5:32pm
I am a newbie when it comes to working with JavaScript in PDFs. Also, I aplogize if I have placed this question in the wrong category!

I have added the following code to the Document JavaScripts:

this.getField("Invoice number").value = util.printd("mmddyyyy", new Date()) + "_" + this.getField("Owner Name").valueAsString;

How can I get the information from the Owner Name field to show in the Invoice number field right after it is entered into the form? Right now it only shows after the PDF is saved and re-opened.

Thanks!


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Erin



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Posted By: try67
Date Posted: 24 Aug 2016 at 1:14pm
Place it also as the custom calculation script of "Invoice number", with this code:

event.value = util.printd("mmddyyyy", new Date()) + "_" + this.getField("Owner Name").valueAsString;

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Posted By: ErinSpre
Date Posted: 24 Aug 2016 at 3:14pm
Thanks for your help!


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Erin



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