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Custom field format on form

Posted on 2004-10-22
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Last Modified: 2012-08-13
I have a form I'm working with in Adobe Acrobat and need a custom script to put numbers entered into the format, ######/#####, and I also need one for a field that must be 10 numbers in length, where if the user enters "123", the result is "0000000123".  I have never used javascript before, so if I'm able to do this without custom scripts somehow, that would be great.

Question by:johnson00
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Karl Heinz Kremer earned 2000 total points
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For the leading zeros, open up the properties for your text field and select the "Format" tab. Select a "Custom" format and then click on the "Edit" button for the "Custom Format Script". Use this script:

event.value = util.printf("%0 11d", event.value);

This will fill up the number with leading zeros until you have a 10 character long string.

I'm not sure what you mean by ######/#####. Will you always have 11 digits? If so, you can use this as the custom format script:

event.value = util.printx("999999/99999", event.value);

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