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pick a date calendar

New Here ,
May 23, 2024 May 23, 2024

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Hi

 

In preview form mode I can see the drop down box for the calendar, however, when I send it for signature it's not there.  I've searched extensively online and tried various options but nothing work.

 

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Community Expert , May 25, 2024 May 25, 2024

When you send a form for signatures you are sending it to an Adobe server. The server converts the PDF to a special internal format, which is what the user sees, not the original PDF. This is why there are only a few field types that can be used on a sign form and why the field properties for a sign form are so very different from regular form field properties. So, the date field only works if it is a date field in the Adobe Sign setup. Although it doesn't popup a calendar, it just fills in the

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May 23, 2024 May 23, 2024

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How do you send the form?

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May 23, 2024 May 23, 2024

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Through the Adobe send.

 

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May 24, 2024 May 24, 2024

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What app do you use to view the form?

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When you send a form for signatures you are sending it to an Adobe server. The server converts the PDF to a special internal format, which is what the user sees, not the original PDF. This is why there are only a few field types that can be used on a sign form and why the field properties for a sign form are so very different from regular form field properties. So, the date field only works if it is a date field in the Adobe Sign setup. Although it doesn't popup a calendar, it just fills in the date.

 

Now, to setup the form so that if fills in a date, convert your form to an Adobe Sign form.  It's the top option on the "More..." menu when Acrobat is in "Prepare Form" mode.

 

 

Thom Parker - Software Developer at PDFScripting
Use the Acrobat JavaScript Reference early and often

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