Populate a PDF form field based on drop-down selection

I created a PDF form using Acrobat 8 Pro.
I have a drop down field called 'Location' and I have pre-populated it with 8 location names.
I have a text box field called 'Address' and it is blank.

When the user selects one of the locations from the 'Location' drop-down list, I want the field called 'Address' to automatically populate with that location's address.

How do I do this?
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ecarboneAsked:
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Karl Heinz KremerConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I assume you know how to add JavaScript to a form field. For the following to work, you need to create a custom validation script for your list box ("Location"). Just replace the "ValueX" strings with the actual strings from your list box, and the "txtX" strings with your address strings.
var v = event.value;
var targetValue = "";
 
if (v == "Value1")
{
    targetValue = "txt1";
}
else if (v == "Value2")
{
    targetValue = "txt2";
}
else if (v == "Value3")
{
    targetValue = "txt3";
}
else if (v == "Value4")
{
    targetValue = "txt4";
}
 
this.getField("Address").value = targetValue;

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ecarboneAuthor Commented:
Exactly what I was looking for ... thank you!
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