Category Archives: Adobe LiveCycle ES4

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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Managing LiveCycle Applications with ant

Adobe LiveCycle ES4 introduces out of the box ant tasks which can help in managing LiveCycle Applications (like import, export, deploy etc). In past, Livecycle client SDK provided following public APIs for managing applications: public boolean deployApplication(String anApplicationName, String anApplicationVersion) … Continue reading

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Built-in profiler in LiveCycle ES4 for performance analysis

New LiveCycle ES4 features like Forms Manager, HTML Workspace etc. require CQ repository as part of the installation. This embedded Adobe CQ, comes with a built in threads profiler. More information about this can be found at this CQ article. This profiler, … Continue reading

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Mobile Workspace offline internals

With LiveCycle ES4, Mobile Workspace has enabled working without network connection. Offline support has mainly been achieved by caching and storing the data locally on the device. From the offset, the application assumes to be in offline mode. This has following … Continue reading

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Tags in Forms Manager

One of the features provided by Forms Manager is a support to add CQ tags to Forms as a meta data. This blog post showcases how we can add CQ tags to the Form and use them to search Forms.  CQ … Continue reading

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Page 0 support for protected documents in LiveCycle Rights Management ES4

Adobe LiveCycle Rights Management ES4 introduces Page 0 (Wrapper Document) support for Policy protected documents in Adobe LiveCycle ES4 release. In case of most of the non-Adobe PDF viewers, on opening LCRM protected documents a blank screen appears or the application aborts. … Continue reading

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An introduction to Forms Manager

Adobe® LiveCycle® ES4 is offering a new component – Forms Manager – that simplifies form management. Forms Manager exposes most common form management operations through an HTML based user interface helping non-IT users to easily upload, download, preview, configure, activate … Continue reading

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Mobile Workspace in offline mode

With the release of ES4, Mobile Workspace introduces offlining of tasks that have been assigned to a user. This helps the customer to work even when they are out of the network area. The users can perform actions associated with the … Continue reading

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HTML Workspace in LiveCycle ES4

Adobe LiveCycle ES4 has come up with a brand new HTML based Workspace along with the traditional Flex-based Workspace. HTML Workspace matches the capabilities of the existing flex workspace and adds new capabilities to extend and integrate workspace and makes … Continue reading

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New PDF Export formats introduced in PDF Generator ES4

PDF Generator ES4 introduces new export formats which convert PDF documents to Office Open XML formats (DOCX, XLSX, and PPTX). These conversions use Acrobat based conversion route to perform the operation. Similar to other existing export formats these new formats … Continue reading

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