Action Properties dialog box

This dialog box allows user to set or change the properties of an action. You can bring up this dialog box when you add an action or edit an existing action from a PDF field properties dialog box. You can use Action Type dropdown list to select an action.
Then the remaining part of the dialog box will show available options accordingly.

Email Form Data action

When this action is triggered, PDF viewer will open user's email client and populate email body according to a pre-set template.

Go To View action

When this action is triggered, PDF viewer will display the specified destination page.

Button/Section Description
The destination is in this file. The destination is in the PDF file exported from the current document.
The destination is in the specified file. Click the Select File button to select a destination PDF file.
Page Number The page number of the destination page in the specified file.
Magnification

Specify how the destination page is displayed.

  • Type Specify how the destination page is aligned or zoomed.
  • Left, Right, Top and Bottom Location or alignment position of the destination page when it is displayed.
  • Zoom Zoom factor when the destination page is displayed.

JavaScript action

When this action is triggered, PDF viewer will execute the specified JavaScript.

Show or Hide Fields action

When this action is triggered, PDF viewer will show or hide the specified fields. Click the check box next to field names to select or unselect a field.

Import Form Data action

When this action is triggered, PDF viewer will import data from the specified FDF file to fill the fields in the current PDF file. For information about FDF file, please refer to the Adobe Acrobat documentation.

Open File action

When this action is triggered, PDF viewer will open the specified file.

Go To Named Page action

When this action is triggered, PDF viewer will display the page specified.

World Wide Web Link action

When this action is triggered, PDF viewer will open a browser and display the specified web page.

Reset Form action

When this action is triggered, PDF viewer will reset the value of selected fields.

Submit Form action

When this action is triggered, PDF viewer will submit the form data to the specified server. This feature is mostly for software developer. Please refer to any client-server development material for more information.

Print Form action

When this action is triggered, PDF viewer will bring up the print dialog box and print the document.