Adobe® LiveCycle® Designer
11 provides users with FormCalc, a simple yet powerful calculation
language for those with little or no scripting experience.
The form developer can incorporate calculations and scripting
to create a richer experience for the recipient of the form. FormCalc
facilitates fast and efficient form design without requiring a knowledge
of traditional scripting techniques or languages.
The built-in functions in FormCalc cover a wide range of areas
including mathematics, dates and times, strings, finance, logic,
and the web. These areas represent the types of data that typically
occur in forms, and the functions provide quick and easy manipulation
of the data in a useful way.
Using FormCalc in Designer
language, with FormCalc as the alternative. Scripting takes place
on the various events that accompany each form object, and you can
If you are
using a server-based process, such as Adobe® LiveCycle® Forms Standard 11, to create forms for viewing
in an internet browser, FormCalc scripts on certain form object
events do not render onto the HTML form. This functionality is intended
to prevent Internet browser errors from occurring when users work
with the completed form.