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Adobe LiveCycle Designer Intro Training Course

LiveCycle Designer Intro Training Schedule

LiveCycle Training Course Synopsis

This course introduces and describes various techniques for using Adobe LiveCycle Forms Designer to create electronic forms that can complement, or supersede, other means of collecting and presenting enterprise data. After the completion of this course, you will be able to create interactive forms that can reduce data collection and processing errors, and enhance the user experience. The course first introduces the basics of form design.

Prerequisites for this LiveCycle Training Course

Knowledge of your operating system and basic computer navigation is required for all classes. We also 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.

What You Will Learn in This LiveCycle Training Course

  • Introduction to XFA forms
  • The LiveCycle Designer Workspace
  • Building Form Design
  • Working with Form Guides
  • Master and Body Pages
  • Form Scripting
  • Working with Form Data
  • Data Validation

LiveCycle Training Course Length and Time

This class is 2 days long. Class time is 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Breaks are scheduled throughout the day and lunch is typically scheduled 12-1. Students provide their own lunch.

LiveCycle Course - Enrollment

Please see our Enrollment Page ( for our enrollment form.

Locations for this LiveCycle Training Course

We have training centers in Atlanta, Houston, Chicago, Denver, San Diego and Washington DC. We also offer classes at a network of rental facilities. We offer private onsite training and instructor-led, live online training. If coming to a rental facility, please double-check the location of your class with our office to make sure you get to the right location.

Goals for this LiveCycle Training Course

Sterling Ledet and Associates realizes the importance of education and we take pride in being able to offer you classes that are more custom fit to your needs. Call us at (877) 819-2665 if you have any special questions or e-mail us at

Lesson 1 - Basics of LiveCycle Designe

  • Dynamic Forms
  • Understanding XFA Form Development
  • Installing LiveCycle Designer
  • Learning the Designer Workspace
  • Palettes and Objects
  • Working from a Template
  • Designing from Pages and Schemas
  • Creating Your First Form

Lesson 2 - The Importance of Form Design

  • The Form as a Brand Touch Point
  • Improving Aesthetics
  • Principles of Good Form Design
  • Graphic Design Tips
  • Typography Tips
  • Interaction Design Tips
  • Guiding with Button Design
  • Radio Buttons and Check Boxes
  • Working with Form Guides

Lesson 3 - Learning the Form Objects

  • The LiveCycle Designer Workspace
  • The Layout Editor
  • The Script Editor
  • The Palettes
  • Text Objects
  • Graphic Objects
  • Image Objects
  • Field Objects
  • Button Objects
  • Check Boxes and Radio Buttons
  • Master and Body Pages
  • Subforms and Flow
  • Tables
  • Fonts and Tabbing

Lesson 4 - Form Scripting

  • The Benifits of Scripting
  • FormCalc and JavaScript
  • The Script Editor
  • Scripting Basics
  • Properties
  • Variables
  • Referencing Objects
  • The Form Object Model
  • Working with Events
  • Script Objects
  • Debugging Scripts

Lesson 5 - Form Data

  • Working with Data in Acrobat
  • Working with Data in Designer
  • Formatting Data
  • Submitting Data
  • Data Binding
  • Data Validation
  • Barcode Types
  • Retrieving Data from Web Services
  • Connecting to a WSDL File
  • Calling the Web Service

Lesson 6 - Scripts for Building Forms

  • Message Box Scripts
  • Mutually Exclusive Check Boxes
  • Changing Background Colors
  • Changing Images
  • Setting a Field as Required
  • Working with Page Numbers
  • The Date Object
  • Medium Length Scripts
  • Disabling All Form Fields
  • Add Time to Date


Our goal is to make sure your class meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are treated as guides to help steer the workshop. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.

Upcoming Classes


Mon. Jun 27, 2016

Wed. Jul 20, 2016

Online $1045
Chicago, IL $1045

Mon. Jul 25, 2016

Mon. Aug 22, 2016

Thu. Sep 01, 2016

Mon. Sep 26, 2016

Comments from Students

Very informative Would love to have an advanced class later on

- R. H., Jun 10, 2014

Great burst of training for such short period of time.

- J. S., Jun 10, 2014