This dialog box allows users to set or change the properties of the selected PDF text box in the active document. You can bring up this dialog box by choosing Field Properties from the CenoPDF menu while a PDF text box is selected.
|Name||Name of the text box. The name cannot be empty.|
|Short Description||A brief description of the text box.|
|Border Color||If this box is checked, the border color of the PDF field is enabled and you can pick a color by clicking the button next to it; Otherwise, the border of the field is not drawn.|
|Background Color||If this box is checked, the background color of the PDF field is enabled and you can pick a color by clicking the button next to it; Otherwise, the background of the field is not drawn.|
|Width||Choose the border width of the PDF field.|
|Style||Choose the border style of the PDF field.|
|Text Color||Choose text color for the PDF field by clicking the button.|
|Font||Choose the font for the PDF field. Note that the first 14 fonts are PDF built-in fonts. All the other ones are the fonts installed on your Windows system.|
|Size||Choose or type in the font size for the PDF field. If the Auto is selected, the font size will be adjusted automatically to fit the field.|
|Read Only||Check the box if user is not allowed to edit the contents of the PDF field.|
|Required||Check the box to indicate this PDF field is required and has to be filled in when user submits the form. The PDF viewer will prompt the user to fill in the field before the form can be successfully submitted.|
|Form Field Is||Specify the visibility of the PDF field.|
|Orientation||Specify the orientation of the PDF field.|
|Default||The default text in the text box.|
|Alignment||Alignment of the text in the text box.|
|Multi-line||If this box is checked, the text box can accept multiple lines as input; Otherwise, there can be only one single line in the text box.|
|Do Not Scroll||If this box is checked, the contents in the text box will not be scrollable. In this case, when the contents reaches the boundary of the text box, if the font size is set as Auto, the font will shrink accordingly; otherwise no more texts can be entered.|
|Limit of Characters||The maximum number of characters can be entered into the text box.|
|Password||If this box is checked, the contents in the text box will be password protected and displayed as stars. This option is only available if the Do Not Spell Check is checked.|
|Do Not Spell Check||If this box is checked, the spelling of the contents in the text box will be checked by the PDF viewer.|
This tab sets the display format of a field.
|Format the field as||
Choose the format of the field.
|Date time style||
Choose date time style.
|Number of digits after decimal point||Number of digits after decimal point.|
|Use comma separator||Choose whether use comma as separator for a number.|
|Negative number style||Choose how to display a negative number.|
|Currency symbol||Set a currency symbol that can be displayed before or after the number.|
List of events to trigger the actions defined in the Action list on its right:
|Action||You can define a list of actions for any trigger event listed in the Trigger box. When a trigger event occurs, the associated actions defined in this box will be executed sequentially. You can use Add, Edit, Delete, Up, Down button to modify the action list.|
|Add||Add an action for the selected trigger. The Action Properties dialog box will pop up.|
|Edit||Edit the selected action. The Action Properties dialog box will pop up.|
|Delete||Delete the selected action.|
|Up||Move the selected action up in the list.|
|Down||Move the selected action down in the list.|
Action Properties dialog box
Note: If you input keystroke or format script here, the format settings (set in another tab) of the field will be ignored.