Filling the form fields of an Adobe PDF with data from an Excel spreadsheet. How do I copy the .js script?

Posted on 2009-04-21
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
We have to enter text into adobe form fields - how do I automate to get the data out of xls into the pdf text box fields?
Question by:coopita
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    by:Karl Heinz Kremer
    You are referring to a related question. Have you tried the proposed solution? What exactly is your problem?

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    Hi!  Yes, I tried the proposed solution and got thru the ODBC portion but am unable to save your brilliant script thingy as a .js in the Acrobat folder - I'm a complete dork and don't have a clue how to do that part.

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    sorry for the delay - is there instructions on how to save script as a js file type?
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    Sorry,  I missed your previous reply.

    The most straight forward way is to open up Notepad on your Windows system and copy&paste the script into a new document. Then use the "Save As" function and save it as a filename with the .js extension. It is still a text file, but it has a different extension.

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