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FieldType Enumeration

Specifies Microsoft Word field types.

Namespace: SautinSoft.Document
Assembly: SautinSoft.Document (in SautinSoft.Document.dll) Version: 2024.3.11
Syntax
public enum FieldType
Members
Member nameValueDescription
Unknown0 
Complex1 
CreateDate2 
Date3 
EditTime4 
PrintDate5 
SaveDate6 
Time7 
Compare8 
DocVariable9 
GoToButton10 
If11 
MacroButton12 
Print13 
Author14 
Comments15 
DocProperty16 
FileName17 
FileSize18 
Info19 
Keywords20 
LastSavedBy21 
NumChars22 
NumPages23 
NumWords24 
Subject25 
Template26 
Title27 
Formula28 
Advance29 
Eq30 
Symbol31 
Index32 
RD33 
TA34 
TC35 
TOA36 
TOC37 
XE38 
AutoText39 
AutoTextList40 
Bibliography41 
Citation42 
Hyperlink43 
IncludePicture44 
IncludeText45 
Link46 
NoteRef47 
PageRef48 
Quote49 
Ref50 
StyleRef51 
AddressBlock52 
Ask53 
Database54 
FillIn55 
GreetingLine56 
MergeField57 
MergeRec58 
MergeSeq59 
Next60 
NextIf61 
Set62 
SkipIf63 
AutoNum64 
AutoNumLgl65 
AutoNumOut66 
BarCode67 
ListNum68 
Page69 
RevNum70 
Section71 
SectionPages72 
Seq73 
Shape74 
UserAddress75 
UserInitials76 
UserName77 
FormCheckBox78 
FormDropDown79 
FormText80 
Example

See Developer Guide: Generate document (PDF) with forms and fields

Generate document (PDF) with forms and fields using C#
using System;
using System.Globalization;
using System.Text;
using SautinSoft.Document;
using SautinSoft.Document.MailMerging;
using SautinSoft.Document.Tables;

class Sample
{
    static void Main(string[] args)
    {
            // Get your free 30-day key here:   
            // https://sautinsoft.com/start-for-free/

        FormsAndFields();
    }

    /// <summary>
    /// Generate document (PDF) with forms and fields.
    /// </summary>
    /// <remarks>
    /// Details: https://www.sautinsoft.com/products/document/help/net/developer-guide/forms-and-fields.php
    /// </remarks>
    public static void FormsAndFields()
    {
        DocumentCore dc = new DocumentCore();

        string placeHolder = new string('\x2002', 50);

        // Create form fields.
        Field fFullName = new Field(dc, FieldType.FormText, null, placeHolder);
        fFullName.FormData.Name = "FullName";
        fFullName.FormData.Enabled = true;


        Field fBirthData = new Field(dc, FieldType.FormText, null, placeHolder);
        fBirthData.FormData.Name = "BirthDate";

        Field fGender = new Field(dc, FieldType.FormDropDown);
        fGender.FormData.Name = "Gender";

        Field fMarried = new Field(dc, FieldType.FormCheckBox);
        fMarried.FormData.Name = "Married";
        fMarried.FormData.Enabled = true;

        Field fPhone = new Field(dc, FieldType.FormText, null, placeHolder);
        fPhone.FormData.Name = "Phone";

        dc.Sections.Add(new Section(dc,

            new Paragraph(dc,
            new Run(dc, "Full name: "),
            fFullName),

            new Paragraph(dc,
            new Run(dc, "Birth date: "),
            fBirthData),

            new Paragraph(dc,
            new Run(dc, "Gender: "),
            fGender),

            new Paragraph(dc,
            new Run(dc, "Married: "),
            fMarried),

            new Paragraph(dc,
            new Run(dc, "Phone: "),
            fPhone)));


        // Customize form fields.
        var formFieldsData = dc.Content.FormFieldsData;

        var fullNameFieldData = (FormTextData)formFieldsData["FullName"];
        fullNameFieldData.MaximumLength = 50;
        fullNameFieldData.StatusText = fullNameFieldData.HelpText = "Enter your name and surname (trimmed to 50 characters).";
        fullNameFieldData.Field.ResultInlines.Content.Replace("Mister Bean");

        var birthdateFieldData = (FormTextData)formFieldsData["BirthDate"];
        birthdateFieldData.TextType = FormTextType.Date;
        birthdateFieldData.DefaultValue = "1990-01-01";
        birthdateFieldData.ValueFormat = "yyyy-MM-dd";
        birthdateFieldData.StatusText = birthdateFieldData.HelpText =
            "Enter your date of birth.";
        birthdateFieldData.Field.ResultInlines.Content.Replace("1990-01-01");

        var genderFieldData = (FormDropDownData)formFieldsData["Gender"];
        genderFieldData.Items.Add("Select sex");
        genderFieldData.Items.Add("Male");
        genderFieldData.Items.Add("Female");
        genderFieldData.Items.Add("I don't know");
        genderFieldData.StatusText = genderFieldData.HelpText =
            "Select your gender.";
        genderFieldData.SelectedItemIndex = 0;

        var marriedFieldData = (FormCheckBoxData)formFieldsData["Married"];
        marriedFieldData.StatusText = marriedFieldData.HelpText =
                    "Mark as checked if you are married.";
        marriedFieldData.DefaultValue = true;
        marriedFieldData.Value = true;

        var salaryFieldData = (FormTextData)formFieldsData["Phone"];
        salaryFieldData.TextType = FormTextType.Number;
        salaryFieldData.DefaultValue = "555 13-12";
        salaryFieldData.ValueFormat = "(###) ###-####";
        salaryFieldData.StatusText = salaryFieldData.HelpText =
            "Enter your phone number.";
        salaryFieldData.Field.ResultInlines.Content.Replace("+1 (800) 111 2233");

        dc.Save(@"fields-template.pdf", new PdfSaveOptions() {PreserveFormFields=true });

        // Open the result for demonstration purposes.
        System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(new System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo(@"fields-template.pdf") { UseShellExecute = true });
    }
}
Generate document (PDF) with forms and fields using VB.Net
Option Infer On

Imports System
Imports System.Globalization
Imports System.Text
Imports SautinSoft.Document
Imports SautinSoft.Document.MailMerging
Imports SautinSoft.Document.Tables

Module Sample
    Sub Main()
        FormsAndFields()
    End Sub
    ''' Get your free 30-day key here:   
    ''' https://sautinsoft.com/start-for-free/
    ''' <summary>
    ''' Generate document (PDF) with forms and fields.
    ''' </summary>
    ''' <remarks>
    ''' Details: https://www.sautinsoft.com/products/document/help/net/developer-guide/forms-and-fields.php
    ''' </remarks>
    Sub FormsAndFields()
        Dim dc As New DocumentCore()

        Dim placeHolder As New String(ChrW(&H2002), 50)

        ' Create form fields.
        Dim fFullName As New Field(dc, FieldType.FormText, Nothing, placeHolder)
        fFullName.FormData.Name = "FullName"
        fFullName.FormData.Enabled = True


        Dim fBirthData As New Field(dc, FieldType.FormText, Nothing, placeHolder)
        fBirthData.FormData.Name = "BirthDate"

        Dim fGender As New Field(dc, FieldType.FormDropDown)
        fGender.FormData.Name = "Gender"

        Dim fMarried As New Field(dc, FieldType.FormCheckBox)
        fMarried.FormData.Name = "Married"
        fMarried.FormData.Enabled = True

        Dim fPhone As New Field(dc, FieldType.FormText, Nothing, placeHolder)
        fPhone.FormData.Name = "Phone"

        dc.Sections.Add(New Section(dc, New Paragraph(dc, New Run(dc, "Full name: "), fFullName), New Paragraph(dc, New Run(dc, "Birth date: "), fBirthData), New Paragraph(dc, New Run(dc, "Gender: "), fGender), New Paragraph(dc, New Run(dc, "Married: "), fMarried), New Paragraph(dc, New Run(dc, "Phone: "), fPhone)))


        ' Customize form fields.
        Dim formFieldsData = dc.Content.FormFieldsData

        Dim fullNameFieldData = CType(formFieldsData("FullName"), FormTextData)
        fullNameFieldData.MaximumLength = 50
        fullNameFieldData.HelpText = "Enter your name and surname (trimmed to 50 characters)."
        fullNameFieldData.StatusText = fullNameFieldData.HelpText
        fullNameFieldData.Field.ResultInlines.Content.Replace("Mister Bean")

        Dim birthdateFieldData = CType(formFieldsData("BirthDate"), FormTextData)
        birthdateFieldData.TextType = FormTextType.Date
        birthdateFieldData.DefaultValue = "1990-01-01"
        birthdateFieldData.ValueFormat = "yyyy-MM-dd"
        birthdateFieldData.HelpText = "Enter your date of birth."
        birthdateFieldData.StatusText = birthdateFieldData.HelpText
        birthdateFieldData.Field.ResultInlines.Content.Replace("1990-01-01")

        Dim genderFieldData = CType(formFieldsData("Gender"), FormDropDownData)
        genderFieldData.Items.Add("Select sex")
        genderFieldData.Items.Add("Male")
        genderFieldData.Items.Add("Female")
        genderFieldData.Items.Add("I don't know")
        genderFieldData.HelpText = "Select your gender."
        genderFieldData.StatusText = genderFieldData.HelpText
        genderFieldData.SelectedItemIndex = 0

        Dim marriedFieldData = CType(formFieldsData("Married"), FormCheckBoxData)
        marriedFieldData.HelpText = "Mark as checked if you are married."
        marriedFieldData.StatusText = marriedFieldData.HelpText
        marriedFieldData.DefaultValue = True
        marriedFieldData.Value = True

        Dim salaryFieldData = CType(formFieldsData("Phone"), FormTextData)
        salaryFieldData.TextType = FormTextType.Number
        salaryFieldData.DefaultValue = "555 13-12"
        salaryFieldData.ValueFormat = "(###) ###-####"
        salaryFieldData.HelpText = "Enter your phone number."
        salaryFieldData.StatusText = salaryFieldData.HelpText
        salaryFieldData.Field.ResultInlines.Content.Replace("+1 (800) 111 2233")

        dc.Save("fields-template.pdf", New PdfSaveOptions() With {.PreserveFormFields = True})

        ' Open the result for demonstration purposes.
        System.Diagnostics.Process.Start(New System.Diagnostics.ProcessStartInfo("fields-template.pdf") With {.UseShellExecute = True})
    End Sub

End Module
See Also