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On 22/10/16 11:21 PM, ponsiarceds wrote:
1. Right mouse click on the list box, choose control
2. On the 'General' Tab, choose List entries.
3. type your first entry BUT press Shift+Enter to make non-breaking space
for the 2nd entry
4. repeat as necessary.
5. Choose File>Export as PDF.
6. Select the 'Create PDF Form' option.

I left the Submit format as 'FDF', & it worked in qpdfview, prompting me to
save when I exited. I'm afraid you'll need to research the other options.


It's actually a little more complicated. In order to create the list box, you need to select a data source. Then when you go to edit it, before changing the General entries, you need to clear out the Data bits and change the Type of list contents to Value list. Otherwise the list entries is greyed out.

Interestingly, the document remembers the data source even though it's no longer in use, so creating subsequent list boxes, etc. use the same data source. However, unlike a form letter, a data entry form could have several data sources (different lists). In fact, I'd suggest that it would be rare for different list boxes in the same document to use the same data source.

This suggests to me that the Insert List Box dialogue is designed incorrectly. It should ask for the data source (type and value) instead of forcing you to use a database link.

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