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Hi All,

I'm looking to save an Excel file as a password protected pdf using VBA.  I have Adobe Acrobat DC - Standard, we can't use other third party downloads here.  I've seen lots of examples with third party tools doing this, but none with Adobe itself.

Does anyone have a snippet of code for this?

Thanks for your help!
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Dear Experts

Below is a button script on my Adobe Acrobat Form that  that performs the following action:

All the fields with the exception of field names that start with 'mtx' will get the fillColor 'Gray'.

for (var i = 0; i < this.numFields; i++) {
    var f = this.getField(this.getNthFieldName(i));
    var reg = /^mtx/;

    if (f != null && == null) {
        f.fillColor = color.ltGray;

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How is the code to be changed, if there are more field names that should be excluded, such as field names that start with 'gsl' and 'ktn'

Help is much appreciated. Thank you very much in advance.

Regards, andreas
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from fpdf import FPDF
  import multiprocessing
  from multiprocessing import Pool

  class pdf_gen():
    def __init__(self):
      pdf = self.pdf = FPDF()

    def get_data_from_mysql(self) :
      pdf = self.pdf
      # connection is established and result is stored in 'res'.
      dup = []
      z = tuple(dup)
      return z

    def mysql_to_pdf_data(self,*result) :
      try :
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        # Entered data need to be in pdf
        return pdf

  if __name__ == "__main__" :
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I am working with a PDF form with calculated form fields.

My fields are Revenue and TotC
If I use Adobe's Simplified Field Notation, I simply include:

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in the Calculate field for TotC and get my result, but unfortunately, until a number is entered in Revenue, TotC shows 123.

I'd like to use Custom calculation script, so that if Revenue is empty, TotC is also empty, and once a number has been entered into Revenue, TotC is calculated as (Revenue*.007489)+74000

I'm not very skilled at JS, what's the coding I would need to include in my Custom calculation script box to make that happen?

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Many times I have gone to settings / system / default apps / choose default apps by file type, under Windows 10 to set Adobe Acrobat Reader as the default for PDF files.  This will work for a day or so and then gets automatically changed back to Microsoft Edge.  How can we  keep it to Acrobat Reader ? We have tons of  laptops on the field and this happens to all laptops and need a program or an script to do it so we can pushed on to to he field laptops
Dear Experts:

I would like to activate a button on my adobe acrobat form that performs the following actions (using java Scripting)

Apply the following properties to all fields of the current adobe acrobat form with the exception of fields with the parent name 'mast'

readonly = true
required = false
fillColor = color.ltGray

Help is much appreciated. Thank you very much in advance.

Regards,  Andreas
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Other in the office can download, open and view with no issues.
Note: He can open other PDF on his system no issues, he can download and open other PDFs from another folder in the customers site with no issues.

I thought at first something wrong with customer PDF,  but no one else in office is having this issue with download and same files.

I did updates, repair and reinstall to acrobat  no joy.
Windows 10 System fully updated

The only thing I have not tried yet is a restore back to earlier date, will be trying that later this morning he has to get through his emails first

Any suggestions welcomed
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Adobe Acrobat is a family of application software and Web services developed by Adobe Systems to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF). The family comprises Acrobat Reader (formerly Adobe Reader), Acrobat (formerly Acrobat Exchange) and The commercial proprietary Acrobat, available for Microsoft Windows and OS X only, can also create, edit, convert, digitally sign, encrypt, export and publish PDF files.