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Queries one form fields as JSON object.

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DynaPDF 10.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "DynaPDF.GetFieldAsJSON"; PDF; Field )   More


Parameter Description Example
PDF The PDF reference returned from DynaPDF.New. $pdf
Field The field index or field name.
Zero based and up to DynaPDF.GetFieldCount-1.


Returns JSON or error.


Queries one form fields as JSON object.
See TPDFFieldEx structure in DynaPDF help, which we convert to JSON for you.

Keys include Deleted, BBox, FieldType, GroupType, Handle, BackColor, BackColorSP, BorderColor, BorderColorSP, BorderStyle, BorderWidth, CharSpacing, Checked, CheckBoxChar, DefState, Description, EditFont, ExpValCount, ExpValue, FieldFlags, FieldFont, FontSize, FieldName, HighlightMode, IsCalcField, MapName, MaxLen, ChildrenCount, Children, Parent, PageNum, Rotate, TextAlign, TextColor, TextColorSP, TextScaling, ToolTip, UniqueName, Value, WordSpacing, PageIndex, Barcode, Signature, ModDate, CaptionPos, DownCaption, DownImage, RollCaption, RollImage, UpCaption, UpImage, OC, Action, Action and Events.

Added FullyQualifiedFieldName as field for v14.0.

See also GetFieldAsJSON function in DynaPDF manual.


Query JSON for one field by name:

Set Variable [ $JSON ; Value: MBS( "DynaPDF.GetFieldAsJSON"; $PDF; "FirstName" ) ]

Query JSON for one field by index:

Set Variable [ $JSON ; Value: MBS( "DynaPDF.GetFieldAsJSON"; $PDF; 0 ) ]

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Created 19th September 2020, last changed 8th November 2023

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