what is your exact version of InDesign on what operating system?
Can your task be achieved with InDesign's feature set without using a script?
And if yes, could you show a screenshot of the function?
Can that be done with Acrobat's form feature at all?
I think, moving on to the next block requires pressing TAB.
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It sounds to me like you're looking to create a "comb" field.
Acrobat has comb fields which separate each number or character into a separate box or block.
Is that what you mean?
Yes, It is a comb field.
I'd like to set it up directly from Indesign instead of Acrobat.
I'm running the forms off a script and going into each pdf to set up comb would be a nightmare.
I cannot even find how to set up Acrobat in Indesign to spit out the forms with comb fields.
You can't set comb fields in InDesign natively. It's something you'd have to do afterwards, each time, in Acrobat. Yes, it's a nightmare....
Which is why we developed FormMagic. Not a free add-on, but I think you'll appreciate how much time it will save in your workflow: https://www.id-extras.com/products/formmagic
With it, you can create comb fields, set alignment, colour, font, and more. And with FormMaker you can even add validation, calculation and formatting scripts, all within InDesign!
I just downloaded it
Thank you for all your help.