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LiveCycle Designer Training Class

LiveCycle Designer Training Class
LiveCycle Designer Training Class

In this Adobe LiveCycle Designer training class, you’ll discover how to expand your use of PDF to include interactive PDF forms for collecting and capturing data while maintaining the look and feel of original paper documents. You’ll understand how to use Adobe Designer to create comprehensive PDF forms that capture and submit data in a familiar Adobe PDF format. You will gain a better understanding of this complete form layout environment, including understanding of the tools, user interface, PDF and XML preview capabilities, and form submission options. This Adobe LiveCycle Designer training class is led by an Adobe Certified Expert. Contact AGI about this LiveCycle Designer training class.

LiveCycle Designer Training Class Course Dates

All classes are led by a live instructor. Class times listed are Eastern time.


Please call 800-851-9237 or 781-376-6044 to schedule a course.

Contact AGI to request course dates.

Adobe LiveCycle Designer Training Class Topics Covered

Lesson 1: Introduction to LiveCycle Designer

  • Understanding Dynamic Forms
  • Basics of XFA Forms
  • LiveCycle Designer Workspace Overview
  • Understanding LiveCycle Panels and Objects
  • Working with LiveCycle Templates
  • Designing LiveCycle forms using Pages
  • Designing LiveCycle forms using Schemas
  • Creating forms

Lesson 2: LiveCycle Designer and PDF vs. HTML forms

  • Creating Form Fields
  • Creating Buttons
  • Using Checkboxes
  • Using Radio Buttons

Lesson 3: Form Design and Layout Techniques with LiveCycle Designer

  • Form Design Principles
  • Understanding Formatting and Alignment
  • Utilizing Typography Effectively
  • Interaction Design Guidelines
  • Guiding with Button Design
  • Radio Buttons and Check Boxes
  • Using Guides, Grids, and Rulers
  • Naming Conventions for Form Fields

Lesson 4: Working with LiveCycle Designer Forms Objects

  • Using the Layout Editor
  • Working with LiveCycle Panels
  • Adding and Editing Text
  • Adding and Editing Text Form Fields
  • Adding and Editing Buttons
  • Adding and Editing Graphics and Images
  • Creating and Using Check Boxes
  • Creating and Using Radio Buttons
  • When to use Template Pages
  • Using Body Pages
  • Creating Subforms
  • Creating Form Flow
  • Submitting and routing form data
  • Creating Digital Signature Fields
  • Adding Tables
  • Using Different Fonts
  • Setting Tab Order
  • Duplicating Form Fields
  • Applying Form Field Actions

Lesson 5: Creating Form Menus using Combo Boxes and List Boxes

  • Creating a Basic Menu
  • Creating a Combo Box menu
  • Creating a List Box menu

Lesson 6: Working with Form Data in LiveCycle Designer

  • Using Data in Adobe Acrobat
  • Using Data in LiveCycle Designer
  • Formatting Data within forms
  • Submitting Data from forms
  • Creating Data Binding
  • Data Validation using JavaScript
  • Types of Barcodes and Applying Barcodes
  • Data and Web Services
  • Importing and exporting data from forms

Lesson 7: Scripting LiveCycle Forms

  • Scripting Overview
  • Understanding FormCalc and JavaScript
  • Using the Script Editor
  • Scripting Essentials
  • Properties in Scripts
  • Variables in Scripts
  • Referencing Objects in a Script
  • Working with the Form Object Model
  • Using Events
  • Applying Objects within a Script
  • Finding and Fixing Script Problems: Debugging Scripts
  • Commonly used scripts: alerts, adding date and time

These topics are a guideline for what is generally covered in the LiveCycle Designer class. The public course is adapted based upon the needs of the group. Custom and private LiveCycle Designer training is available if you wish to customize the above curriculum.

    Adobe LiveCycle Designer Training Class Prerequisites

    We recommend that you have the Adobe LiveCycle Designer software before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it from the Adobe web site.

    Adobe LiveCycle Designer Training Class Course Materials

    You will receive a comprehensive course manual for this class developed by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors have created many of the official training guides and books for Adobe Systems.

    Available Delivery Methods For This Class