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Set a field value using an external JavaScript file

How do I set a field value using an external JavaScript file? When a user selects a menu item, I would like it to call a function. The function would then set a value to a specific field. The value from that field, which would be a name of a view, would then be used to display the correct view in the embedded view.

Menu:

HEASD

External .js file:
function PlacevwForm(viewform){
document.all.view.src=urlAddress +
 viewform + "?OpenForm&Count=-1";
document.forms[0].
ViewName.value = "vwQAMHEASD";
}

Field on Form:
ViewName and editable 
(I would like this to be hidden) 

The embedded view has the Formula: 
ViewName
You can do this. But remember that if you go about it this way, you must submit the form to the server; you can't just reload it, because the form would lose the value you put in the hidden field. An alternative to submitting the form is to put the viewname in the URL, like this: http://server/db/form?openform&embeddedviewname=view1. Then, on the form, you can extract that parameter to use in the formula for the embedded view. In R6 this formula would be: @UrlQueryString("embeddedviewname").

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