Field object

Represents a PDF form field, and this object contains methods and properties that provide a way to modify form fields (like you would visually with the form field tools) via JavaScript code.


Example: Changes a hidden field to be visible.


var oField = this.getField(“hiddenFieldName”);

oField.display = display.visible;

Properties
alignment
borderStyle
buttonAlignX
buttonAlignY
buttonFitBounds
buttonPosition
buttonScaleHow
buttonScaleWhen
calcOrderIndex
charLimit
comb
commitOnSelChange
currentValueIndices
defaultStyle
defaultValue
doNotScroll
doNotSpellCheck
display
doc
editable
exportValues
hidden
fileSelect
fillColor
lineWidth
highlight
multiline
multipleSelection
name
numItems
page
password
print
radiosInUnison
readonly
rect
required
richText
richValue
rotation
strokeColor
style
submitName
textColor
textFont
textSize
type
userName
value
valueAsString

Methods
browseForFileToSubmit
buttonGetCaption
buttonGetIcon
buttonImportIcon
buttonSetCaption
buttonSetIcon
checkThisBox
clearItems
defaultIsChecked
getArray
getItemAt
getLock
insertItemAt
isBoxChecked
isDefaultChecked
setAction
setFocus
setItems
setLock