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Display filename in text field

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Hi, A simple question; how can I insert the pdf filename (without the file path) as a read only value in a text field. As this is not available as a Runtime property is there a script for this?


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Yes ...use the command:
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Thanks. However I don't seem to be getting anything - the field remains blank. I wonder if I am entering the command in the wrong place - can you offer any specific instruction on where this command should be placed? Cheers
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Level 10
In the initialize event for the text field, add the following client-side JavaScript:

this.rawValue =;

Note, when you preview the PDF in Designer you will see an odd file name like _13fs18f3v9eeb3qs.pdf. When the PDF is opened in Reader or Acrobat you will see the real file name.
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That works perfectly. Thanks for your help.