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2984817 - Form design in Adobe LiveCycle Designer


This article answers common questions related to form design in Adobe LiveCycle Designer.


  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud


  1. Who is responsible for implementing custom forms using Adobe LiveCycle Designer?
    The customer is responsible for implementing custom forms using Adobe Livecycle Designer. Form customization is not in-scope of a standard SAP implementation. The following note explains what is support and what is consulting:
    2706322 - What is Support – What is Consulting: Cloud Solutions

    SAP has provided a general information document in the SAP Help Portal to support customers in getting started with the tool here. For further customization of forms with the Adobe LiveCycle Designer, we recommend the following:

    Train developer(s) in your organization on using Adobe Livecycle Designer. Here is a video library training from Adobe:
    Contact your SAP representative to inquire about SAP Consulting Services for customer-specific form development.

  2. I’d like to create a custom form template based on pre-delivered form templates. However, I don’t know how to hide one row I don’t need, or how to merge two rows into one single row, or how to write scripts in Adobe LiveCycle Designer. Who can be contacted in this case? 

    See the answer in Q1. Customers are responsible for form implementation and design. If you need additional help, you can seek help in SAP Cloud Community where many experts and resources are available.

  3. The number and date format is not as expected. How to change it in Adobe LiveCycle Designer?

    Please check the KBA 2531813 - How to change ADS form date or number format for specific locale [Video].

See Also

SAP Cloud Platform Forms by Adobe

2706322 - What is Support – What is Consulting: Cloud Solutions

2531813 - How to change ADS form date or number format for specific locale [Video]

2476474 - How to merge cells in Adobe LiveCycle Designer [VIDEO]

2696301 - Forms by Adobe: Changing or creating custom locale definitions


Adobe LiveCycle Designer, form template, script, merge , KBA , BC-SRV-FP-OM , Output Management: Form Services , CA-GTF-OC , SAP S/4HANA output management , Problem


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