Category Archives: General Interest

Adobe Reader Mobile and XFA forms from LiveCycle Designer

As the world becomes increasingly more mobile, we hear a lot of questions about dynamic PDF forms created in the LiveCycle Designer and mobile devices.  These forms use an underlying XML structure called XFA (XML Forms Architecture).   This XML structure … Continue reading

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LiveCycle Mobile Forms: bringing all the capabilities of XFA-based forms in HTML5

Browser PDF viewers and LiveCycle forms Browsers like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox recently started to provide their own PDF viewers to display PDF documents. These native PDF viewers usually do not match the full capabilities provided by Adobe Reader. … Continue reading

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XFA-based PDF forms on Firefox 19

With the release of Firefox 19, Mozilla introduced a built-in PDF viewer. However, the XFA-based PDF forms do not open in the PDF viewer, by default. To open these forms using Firefox 19, you’d need to configure Firefox to open … Continue reading

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LiveCycle ES next release: Roadmap and Prerelease

We are planning to release the next version of LiveCycle in 2013. The upcoming LiveCycle release significantly extends LiveCycle capabilities with major innovations such as Mobile Forms, Forms Manager, Forms Portal and Mobile Workspace features. Here is a brief overview … Continue reading

Posted in Adobe LiveCycle ES3, General Interest, Upcoming LiveCycle Release Previews | 12 Comments

LiveCycle and Adobe Code Signing Certificate Revocation Announcement

Today Adobe announced an issue around our code signing certificate (for details read the Adobe corporate blog post). To be clear, LiveCycle customers are not impacted by this. We have verified through testing that the issue with the digital certificate, … Continue reading

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Avoiding LiveCycle Kerberos based SSO problems for Active Directory users with large group memberships

Scenario: Many LiveCycle customers implement kerberos based SSO in their deployments. We recently came across an interesting customer situation where SSO did not work for some domain users. To recap working scenario – If LiveCycle SSO is configured correctly, when … Continue reading

Posted in Adobe LiveCycle ES2 (9.0.x), Adobe LiveCycle ES3, General Interest | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

How to Deal with LiveCycle DSC Classloading Problems

Scenario: Customer had a working LiveCycle 90 SP1 cluster and they upgraded to SP2. After successful upgrade to SP2 (a.k.a 9.0.0.2) their forms were failing to render in workspace. Error message indicated a generic ALC-WKS-007-027 for workspace rendering but server … Continue reading

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Quick way to run multiple Jboss 5.x instances on single machine

Use Case: Often times one runs into use cases where you need to run multiple Jboss instances on same machine. E.g. If you are installing LiveCycle ES3 Correspondence Management solution. It needs two different app server instances for author and … Continue reading

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Streamlined LiveCycle Forums

The forums for LiveCycle have undergone a streamlining exercise to make participation easier and finding content simpler.  Details about the changes can be found on the LiveCycle Help Content Team’s blog .   Let us know how you like it and … Continue reading

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LiveCycle XMLForms Native Process and WebSphere Global Security

Scenario: Debugging form rendering issues related to XMLforms native process could be challenging. In one of the earlier blogs I’ve put together a few points those could help narrow down problem areas. Blog post is available here. We recently encountered … Continue reading

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