Auto Populating Text Fields

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Sep 30, 2020 Sep 30, 2020

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Is there a way to auto populate a text field with consecutive numbers? Looking at the picture, say I start typing in 'Operation TypeRow1', I want the 'Op #' in that same row to auto populate as the number "10". and then when I start typing in Operation TypeRow2, I want the 'Op #' to auto populate to 20.

 

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The Op # for a Rework is always 900. Say I type "Rework" into the 'Operation TypeRow', I want the cooresponding 'Op #' to auto populate as "900" but also keep the formatting mentioned above. Is this possible?

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Adobe Community Professional , Sep 30, 2020 Sep 30, 2020
You can use something like this as the custom calculation script of the first "Op #" field: var opType = this.getField("Operation TypeRow1").valueAsString; if (opType=="") event.value = ""; else if (opType=="Rework") event.value = "900"; else event.value = "10"; Adjust the values and field names and you could use the same code for the other fields, too.

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Sep 30, 2020 Sep 30, 2020

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You can use something like this as the custom calculation script of the first "Op #" field:

 

var opType = this.getField("Operation TypeRow1").valueAsString;

if (opType=="") event.value = "";

else if (opType=="Rework") event.value = "900";

else event.value = "10";

 

Adjust the values and field names and you could use the same code for the other fields, too.

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This worked great! Thank you!

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