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how do I add an incremental counter to a button

I want a button to act as an incremental counter, updating a text field with a number each time the button is clicked


Julian Pike 687 days ago


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Assuming that this is an AcroForm, place this script on the MouseUp event of the button

var oFld = this.getField("IncrementField");
if(isNaN(oFld.value))
oFld.value = 0;
else
oFld.value += 1;

Where "IncrementField" is the name of the field you want incremented.

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By Thom Parker answered 687 days ago  |   Comments (3)  |  New Comment

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Hi Expert. Cool beans, that was quick. I'll give that a run out. Thanks greatly.
One last point, would this code work in Adobe Reader once I've enabled "Extend Features in Adobe Reader" in Acrobat Pro?

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It will work in Reader even if you don't enable "Extended Features". But with the release of Adobe Reader XI, that 's actually moot point.

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Brilliant stuff. I've tried it and it all works. Many. many thanks.

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