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automatically update date on pdf when opened in Acrobat Reader
I am making a pdf in Acrobat Professional 8 and need a date at the top to update to the current date when the document is opened in Acrobat Reader.
8/22/2022 - Mon
Go to Tools|Advanced Editing and insert a text field. In the Calculate tab select custom script and enter:
event.value = new Date().toString(); // as a full character string
event.value = util.printd("mm/dd/yyyy", new Date() ); // as a formatted date
Then select 'Date' from the format dropdown and select your format.
I tried this,
It seems to update the date correctly when viewing the document in Acrobat and when designing it, but once saved and opened with Adobe reader, it does not change from that saved date.
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