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 Creating Form Fields with Data Binding


In Adobe LiveCycle Designer ( Form Builder ), you specify the layout of an interactive form. In a library, you select the UI elements that you use to specify how a field is displayed in the form. You link the UI element to one of the form fields that you defined in the associated form scenario. In this way, the form field is automatically filled with data at the process runtime.


You access the Adobe LiveCycle Designer ( Form Builder ) through the Customizing for HR Administrative Services :

  • Choose Start of the navigation path Configuration of Forms/Processes Next navigation step Configuration of Forms Next navigation step Create ISR Scenario End of the navigation path .

  • Choose Version in the dialog structure.

    The Change Version view appears.

  • Choose Generate to create the form or Change Adobe Form to edit an existing form.

Proceed as follows:

  1. Select a suitable UI element from the (ISR) Library and move it to the form using drag and drop.

  2. Select the UI element and change the properties such as size, position, description, and so on.

  3. In the area on the left of the Adobe Designer, choose the Data Overview tab page.

  4. Select the desired form field and expand it down to the FIELD subelement.

  5. Select the FIELD element and use drag and drop to place it exactly on the UI element in the form.

  6. In the next dialog screen, select the Do Not Update Related Properties option.

    In this way, the UI element is automatically linked to the form field and is filled with data automatically at the process runtime.

  7. If necessary, check that the link to the form field is correct by choosing the Object tab page.

  8. Select the Binding tab page and check the value entered for Standard Binding . This value must have the format $record.<Field Name>.DATA[*].FIELD, where <Field Name> is the name of the form field.