WE WON! We are proud to let you all know that Aspen OSITrak, the mobile workforce solution created by Avoka for Overland Solutions Inc, won the 2011 Adobe MAX Award in the Digital Enterprise: Empowering Employees Category. This award would not have been possible without the great deal of hard … Continue reading
In a recent posting on the “Adobe® Acrobat® Solutions Group” on Linked-In, Mike Ellis posted the following question: “It would be useful to see a positioning statement on the various eForm options available” – Howard Treisman, Avoka CTO, explains the differences between PDF (XFA) forms, Avoka Form Factory, Adobe FormsCentral and LiveCycle ES Form Guides. Continue reading
LiveCycle Designer has a graphical way of defining a Web Service invocation – you simply create a new Data Connection based on a WSDL definition, and Designer creates all the input and output fields you need, along with a Submit button.
However, you can also quite easily invoke a Web Services from a PDF SmartForm without this visual designer – you just have to write a little code. Luckily the thoughtful PDF team gave us some really easy ways to invoke Web Services programmatically and you can do it in just a few lines. Continue reading
If your organization is like most, you have lots of forms. And one of the interesting things we’ve found as we’ve built forms for many organizations, is that there are numerous common fields across forms. Your organization is probably similar. For example, how many of your organization’s forms contain information about a generically named description such as “customer details”? It is not surprising then, that much information can end up duplicated across forms. Continue reading
If you’ve ever had to translate a form into another language, you need to read this blog. If you’ve never translated a form into another language, you should still read this blog – because if you’re not producing forms in multiple languages, you probably should be. Continue reading
This blog is the second in a series that explores PDF accessibility. This installment describes how to implement PDFs using Adobe LiveCycle Designer so that form fields are accessible to users of assistive technologies. In this series: PDF Accessibility – part 1 of 3 (introduction) – an introduction to accessibility … Continue reading