How can I add a stop watch into a Form created with Adobe Live Cycle Designer 8.0?
Basically I'd like the following:
If this doesn't work, alternatively there could be a button to push in the beginning of the form which would put the actual Date/Time in a Field and at the bottom of the Form a second button which would again show the actual date/time in a field. This way I would export the two fields into Excel and then let Excel calculate the needed time to fill out the form.
When I add a Date/Time Field, it updates, whenever someone makes a change to the form.
There is no stop watch per se.... but your technique of getting the time should work here. On the click event of the Start button you will need to record the time in a hidden field (so you can get at it later). On the Finish button you can record the time again and then get the difference between the stop and start time. FormCalc has some built in functions that will change a given time to the number of milliseconds that have elapsed from a specific epoch. You will need this to do the time calc.
Thank you very much for the quick answer.
It worked by adding two buttons, one that you click when starting the exam and another when you're done. It's not very elegant but efficient 😉