Using run-time properties
in a form design, you can display certain types of information in
the form at run time. The types of information you can display are
the current page, page count, current date/time, viewer locale,
viewer name, and viewer version.
You can insert run-time properties into the following objects:
You can only insert run-time properties into the value portion
of the field and not the field’s caption.
You use the commands in the Insert menu to add run-time properties
to a text object. Alternatively, you can use the Type list to add
run-time properties to either a text field object or a numeric field
object. Designer adds the run-time property to the selected object,
along with a calculate script that generates the intended value
and a default value based on the property.
Note: When you add the current page run-time property
to an object, do not apply the global binding option as well because
Designer will apply the same page number on every page instead of
To add a run-time property to a text object
the text field.
Select Insert and select the run-time property you want to
To add a run-time property to a text field or numeric field object
Click the text field or numeric field.
On the Object palette, click the Value tab and select Calculated
- Read Only from the Type list. The Runtime Properties option appears.
Select Runtime Properties and, in the list below it, select
the run-time property you want to insert.