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Adobe LiveCycle Designer: Creating Dynamic PDF and HTML5 Forms for Desktop and Mobile Applications, Second Edition by J. P. Terry

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6. Introduction

I very much believe the Internet is indeed all it is cracked up to be.

—Jeff Bezos

Unlike PDF rendering, you need a LiveCycle Server to render your LiveCycle Designer forms as HTML. A LiveCycle Server transforms your Designer XDP form into an HTML form that can be displayed in a browser (Figure 6.1).

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Figure 6.1 LiveCycle Forms Pro can render HTML5 forms from your Designer files.

This capability works only for XDP files (XFA forms) and won’t work with other types of PDFs. The HTML that’s generated is HTML5, the fifth revision of the HTML standard. The specific brand name for the LiveCycle Server that supports HTML rendering is ...

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