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From Tilman Hausherr <THaush...@t-online.de>
Subject Re: Date component in PDF
Date Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:07:00 GMT
Am 17.01.2017 um 17:40 schrieb Karl Heinz Kremer:
> The latest update to Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader DC does now finally
> support a data picker. The way this works is that you create a normal date
> field - meaning a text field with a date format applied - and when such a
> field is displayed in the latest version of Acrobat/Reader, a date picker
> is shown. See here for more information:
> http://khkonsulting.com/2017/01/new-form-field-types-in-acrobat-dc-image-field-and-date-picker/
> This means all you need to do is mimic what a date field created in Acrobat
> looks like. You would do that by creating one, and then analyzing what the
> field format and validation options look like (e.g. using the PDFBox
> Debugger). If you need a sample, you can download one from here:
> http://khkonsulting.com/files/AUC/date_image_field.pdf

Yeah, it's really just a text field. Plus two AA entries (F and K) that 
call this:


> There are other date pickers, which are implemented as JavaScript in the
> PDF form. If you want to implement something like that, you would have to
> get such a date picker, apply it to a document, and then again reverse
> engineer how this information is stored inside the field object.
> Karl Heinz Kremer
> PDF Acrobatics Without a Net
> PDF Software Development, Training and More...
> khk@khk.net
> http://www.khkonsulting.com

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