UI SAP Interactive Forms by Adobe

SAP Adobe Form Tips and Tricks

This blog is about tips and tricks and not about describing how something works. First tip is to have some calming substance nearby – you will need it. 🙂 (Something your country and company policy allows of course…) Second tip – Adobe form has serious caching issues. Anything you do might or might not be saved and activated. Keep this in mind during testing. If something doesn’t work but it …

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Merge Multiple Adobe Forms into 1 PDF Content

Sometimes we get requirements from clients to combine multiple PDF output documents into 1 document similar to PDF Merge functionality provided by 3rd party tools. This blogs talks about the steps to achieve the same without storing the files on Application server and running UNIX commands to run a script to merge them. Step1:  Call the FP_JOB_OPEN function module with below parameters *   Call abode with structure gs_frm_interface and  get the PDF fp_outputparams–device     = ‘PRINTER’. fp_outputparams–dest   …

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Merge table cells vertically in adobe table

One of the common requirements for complex table design in adobe forms. Step 1: Create table. Step 2: Now suppose you want to merge first and third column vertically, for that you need to split logically second, fourth and fifth column. Select second cell in body row. and change type of cell to Subform. Step 3: Now add two Text Object in Subform (Created in Step 2).  Do same steps for other two …

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Forms by Adobe: Get off the Ground…

…and into the Cloud with your PDF Business Documents. Looking for more information about processing your business documents in the Cloud? About using print and interactive forms? Then have a look at these blog posts introducing SAP Cloud Platform Forms by Adobe: …and into the Cloud with your PDF Business Documents What can you do with it? How it works What you need to do How to try out

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Loop through all controls (fields) in adobe forms

in this dynamic world, client need all thing dynamic, changes according to the situation. and also want to reduce all manual efforts. As our adobe having many types of controls (fields), requirement may come like change this or that according to this or that value. Here i want to deliver some javascript code and expenations for looping all fields including master pages and body pages. pageContent() Method pageContent( INTEGER param1 …

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Dynamic font setting for adobe forms

Changing font at runtime for all controls (fileds) in adobe form is quite painful, because till now there is no provision is given by adobe. I have done some RND on how to change fonts in our adobe forms dynamically. This will change font of whole pdf. Requirement: Want to change font of whole pdf (all pages, master pages). Solution: First go through Loop through all controls (fields) in adobe …

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Manipulate (reference) fields in script for adobe forms

Lots of developer getting confused in manipulating one field value on another field. I also suffer from this when i started learning adobe forms and adobe script. so now i found something that auto reference the fields using below trick. Also go through To insert object reference syntax automatically: Adobe Forms Example: Now lets say i’m having below hierarchy, Now i want to write script to fill Sub2 = Sub1 …

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Textbox PlaceHolder (Watermark) in Adobe Forms

This document is for adding placeholder in TextField of adobe forms. Requirement: Want to have placeholder in textfield when my textfield is empty. Solution: Step 1) Add TextField on your page. Step 2) Click on TextField and click on Patterns button from object palette. Step 3) Do below setting in dailog. Step 4) Click OK and test. Hope this helps.

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Dynamic Currency Symbol With Patterns for Adobe Forms

This is one of the common requirements for international companies. They are using same forms in diff diff countries and currency symbol is different for all of them. Now if we are printing form in India so we need ‘RS’ as currency symbol, suppose we are printing same form in US then we need ‘$’ to be printed. Hands On: I’m having one Numeric Field with some integer value ex. …

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Working with alternatives in adobe forms

Working with alternatives in adobe forms What is an adobe form ? It is a Universal file format developed by Adobe that preserves all the fonts, formatting, graphics, and color of any source document, regardless of the application and platform used to create it. PDF files are compact and can be shared, viewed, navigated, and printed exactly as intended by anyone with Adobe Reader software. Why and when we use …

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