[Scribus] Can't suppress printing borders of controls on PDF forms?

Marc Tompkins marc.tompkins
Fri Nov 2 00:43:07 CET 2007

I do have a workaround:
  - I create my combo box and set its visibility to "No print"
  - I create another field, this time a regular Text Box (with border set to
  - Under Action I choose JavaScript, and in the Mouse Exit event I put a
script to copy the contents of the Combo Box to the Text Box.

It works, but it seems more complicated than it needs to be, and definitely
not very intuitive for the user who will be filling in the form.  If anyone
has a cleverer idea, please let me know!


On 11/1/07, Marc Tompkins <marc.tompkins at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all -
> I'm using Scribus on Windows XP.  I'm creating PDF forms that are
> intended to be filled in and printed on a desktop PC - not for the Web, not
> to save FDF data, etc.
> I want to print only the contents of my fields - black type against the
> white of the page - and, in fact, it does work for text boxes.  However, no
> matter what I've tried I can't suppress printing the borders of list boxes.
> If I switch to combo boxes, I can suppress printing the borders, but I can't
> get rid of the grey drop-down icon.  I've tried changing
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