PDF editor examples

In this guide, we will explain how to achieve Date/Currency/Number formatting and conditional statements usage in PDF with the help of PDF helper function. If you have any questions, please email us support@formyoula.com.

To go to the PDF Editor page, click on the "Action" drop-down corresponding to the form name from the Formyoula Dashboard.

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Scroll down the page and click on Page Settings.

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Enable Advanced Templating from the PDF Editor Settings before trying the below examples.

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Using toFixed helper to format a number.

To fix a decimal value up to 2 point we can use toFixed helper with option 2.

value of component_id  =  1.1234566

{{toFixed component_id 2}} 
Output: 1.12

Or  for  decimal up to 3  use below
{{toFixed component_id 3}}
Output: 1.123

Using toCurrency to format a number/digit based on different options

To format a currency value up, we can use toCurrency helper with different options.toCurrency helper used to format currency based on a different option 
I.e.  locale, style, currency.
value of component_id = 23232234

{{toCurrency component_id  locale='en-IN' style='currency' currency='EUR'}}
Output: € 2,32,32,234.00

{{toCurrency component_id  locale='ja-JP' style='currency' currency='JPY'}}
Output: ¥23,232,234

{{toCurrency component_id  locale='en-US' style='currency' currency='USD'}}}
Output: $123.43

For more details on currency formatting and options, please visit the following link:

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Reference/Global_Objects/Number/toLocaleString

Using eval to format a date/number/digit or to perform any mathematical calculations

eval is a special kind of helper that allows executing simple javascript function to format any value.

I.e.
value for component_id_1 =  123.4321
value for component_id_2 =  456.4321
value for component_id_3 =  "Fri May 24 2019 11:46:59 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)"

Decimal Number fix:

{{eval "Number(${component_id_1}).toFixed(2)" component_id_1=component_id_1}} 
Ourput : 123.43

Date format:
{{eval "new Date(${component_id_3}).toLocaleDateString()"  component_id_3=component_id_3}}
Output: 5/24/2019

Currency format:
{{eval "Number(${component_id_1}).toLocaleString('de-DE', { style: 'currency', currency: 'EUR' })" component_id_1=component_id_1}}
Output: 123,43 €
{{eval "Number(${component_id_1}).toLocaleString('en-US', { style: 'currency', currency: 'USD' })" component_id_1=component_id_1}}
Output: $123.43

Sum of two numbers:
{{eval "Number(${c1}) + Number(${c2})" c1=component_id_1 c2=component_id_2}}
Output: 579.8642

Using AND and OR ( && and || ) in PDF editor:

Using AND- 

<!--{{#compare component_id_2  component_id_1 operator="&&"}} --> 
 //Show this only if both values are available
 <!--{{/compare}} -->

Using OR-

<!--{{#compare component_id_2  component_id_1  operator="||"}} --> 
 //Show this if any one value is available
<!-- {{/compare}} -->

Using > and < operators in PDF editor

PDF editor support the following operators.

==, ===, !=, <, >, <=, >=, && and ||

I.e.

Using Less then (<) operators

<!--{{#compare component_id_2  component_id_1 operator="<"}} --> 
 //Show this only if value of component_id_2  less then component_id_1
 <!--{{/compare}} -->

Using Greater then (>) operators
<!--{{#compare component_id_2  component_id_1 operator="<"}} --> 
 //Show this only if value of component_id_2  less then component_id_1 
<!--{{/compare}} -->

Using  operators with static valus

<!--{{#compare component_id_2 "0" operator=">"}} -->
  //Show this only if value of component_id_2 greater then 0 
 <!--{{/compare}} -->

To prevent any unexpected errors, it is always recommended to wrap any special tag (except standard HTML/ CSS/ JavaScript) in <!— code here -->.

I.e.

<!--{{#compare component_id_2 "0" operator=">"}} -->

<!--{{/compare }} -->

<!--{{toFixed component_id 2}}-->

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