Adobe’s FormsCentral

Posted in: LiveCycle- Feb 15, 2011 No Comments

Adobe have launched a new cloud-based service – FormsCentral. Read more »

PDF forms in Apple Preview

Posted in: LiveCycle- Feb 12, 2011 4 Comments

René Magritte’sThe treachery of images” is one of my favourite visual statements. It challenges me to think about what I am putting down on paper. I think that it is also relevant to this topic:

This is not a form (when opened in Preview)“.

If there is a possibility that your forms may be opened by users with a Mac, then this information is for you! Read more »

Any colour, as long as it’s black

Posted in: LiveCycle- Feb 05, 2011 2 Comments

In the enterprise world, our forms tend to be dull and grey. The focus may be purely on harvesting the data and less on the visual appearance of the form. However with careful use of colour, our forms can be more approachable. Read more »


Posted in: LiveCycle- Dec 30, 2010 3 Comments

LiveCycle Designer ES2 has a range of built-in buttons. While each button provides a different function or purpose, the appearance of the buttons is the same – standard grey. You may be perfectly happy with this, but users who have experienced HTML/Flash web based systems may expect more.

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Editing an XFA form on an iPhone

Posted in: LiveCycle- Dec 19, 2010 No Comments

Well sort of anyway! We are using the new Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac, which includes a cool feature where you have full access to your virtual machine via a free iPhone app.
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