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Queries one form fields as JSON object.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
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 manual, 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.


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 11st January 2021

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