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Using Javascript in pdf forms

For all these you need Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. I get it through a subscription to the Creative Cloud Suite

The Acrobat Javascript Acrobat reference

http://www.adobe.com/content/dam/Adobe/en/devnet/acrobat/pdfs/js_api_reference.pdf

This one is older but still has good examples

https://www.pdfill.com/document_javascript.html

Good source for beginner examples

https://answers.acrobatusers.com/How-I-add-JavaScript-PDF-form-q198153.aspx

Detailed  article “describes how to use Javascript code to create interactive PDF documents.”

https://www.codeproject.com/Articles/380293/Javascript-in-PDF

The Acrobat Developer Center

http://www.adobe.com/devnet/acrobat.html

Example code to load values from a text file called "data.txt" which would be stored with the pdf form.

https://forums.adobe.com/thread/919033

Question dialogue to “I want  read data form txt files from local hard drive and ,  set this data as value (for select element).”

https://forums.adobe.com/thread/589452

Link to Acrobat SDK

http://www.adobe.com/devnet/acrobat/sdk/eula.html

Example code from ByteScout. ByteScout is a commercial  offering of pdf, barcoding, imaging and data extraction products. 

https://bytescout.com/products/developer/pdfsdk/bytescoutpdf_add_javascript_to_execute_on_startup.html

Good search link

https://www.bing.com/search?q=how+to+add+javascript+to+pdf+forms&src=IE-SearchBox&FORM=IENTSR

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