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AEM Forms Designer: Designing PDF Forms

Time: 9AM - 4PM Eastern Time (ET)
Duration: 3 Days
Course Code: ADFD101

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • create PDF forms from existing documents
  • create fillable PDF forms which can be printed and submitted electronically
  • create dynamic user input fields
  • create reusable content to streamline the workflow
  • incorporate Adobe Reader users into the workflow
  • determine the best submission options for your form



Public Class Schedule

Location Language Date Price Register
Web-based(Opens in new window) English July 22nd, 2024 $ 1,150.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English September 18th, 2024 $ 1,150.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English November 4th, 2024 $ 1,150.00

Course Outline

  • introduction
    • understanding Adobe Reader, Adobe Acrobat Pro and AEM Forms Designer
    • forms workflow
  • creating forms from existing documents
    • creating forms from Microsoft Word documents
    • creating forms from other electronic documents
    • creating forms from paper documents
  • creating new forms
    • Forms Designer Workspace tour
    • the Visual Aids panel
    • form setup and properties
    • static vs. dynamic forms
    • previewing your form
  • inserting design objects
    • static text
    • images
    • graphics
  • inserting form fields
    • text, numeric and date input
    • drop-down lists
    • check boxes
    • radio buttons
    • submit, reset and print buttons
  • styling your form
    • object appearance
    • font and paragraph properties
    • borders and backgrounds
    • caption vs value
  • working with Libraries and Templates
    • managing Libraries
    • adding, removing and modifying library objects
    • creating templates
    • using the template manager
    • sharing Libraries and Templates
  • working with pages
    • document pages vs master pages
    • adding and removing document pages
    • setting up a master page
    • creating multiple master pages
    • switching between master pages
    • automatic page numbering
  • working with structure
    • using proper form structure
    • working with the Hierarchy panel
    • working with subforms
    • setting the language (locale)
  • creating dynamic input
    • creating expandable text areas
    • working with document flow
    • page breaking options
    • master pages in dynamic forms
  • working with tables
    • creating tables
    • merging cells
    • adding static objects and form fields
    • styling tables, cells and objects
    • using subforms in cells
    • table breaking options
  • exporting data
    • sending data through email
    • enabling Reader users to save their form
    • importing received data
    • sending the entire PDF
    • "flattening" the PDF

Private training is available for this course.

Call us at 1-888-484-2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form.

Required Technical Set-Up for Remote Online Participation
  • 2 monitors or screens. If you don’t have a second monitor connected to your primary computer, you could use a second computer such as a laptop. 1 screen is used to watch the instructor, the second is for you to perform the exercises.
  • High-speed internet connection
  • Google Chrome preferred (Alternative: Microsoft Edge)
  • Speaker & microphone, either built-in to your computer or external
  • For complete set-up information, please visit our web based manual
Our Policies

Registration Information

Classes are from 9:00am - 4:00pm Eastern Standard Time
Registrations are accepted in the order they are received.

Payment Options & Guidelines

We accept the following forms of payment: Visa and MasterCard

FlexPass Booking & Cancellation Policy

Eliquo Training and Development Inc. will make every attempt to be flexible in regard to class cancellations and rescheduling. In an attempt to ensure that everyone enjoys a consistent training experience, Eliquo offers the following policies.

Course Registration Terms

All cancellations and rescheduling requests must be made a minimum of six (6) business days prior to scheduled class. Changes must be made through the Student Support Centre. In the event that a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, you can reserve a seat in the next available class. You will be notified of a class cancellation by email at least five (5) business days in advance of the scheduled class. Eliquo Training and Development Inc. also reserves the right to postpone or cancel a class at any time for just cause such as instructor illness or other environmental factors. Eliquo is not responsible for any error in the delivery of the email notice where the error is due to the recipient’s email client or service.

If an Individual FlexPass participant does not attend classes or does not provide the required cancellation request (as above), two (2) times or more in a single month, and the occurrence happens on two (2) occasions throughout the FlexPass term, the FlexPass may be terminated without a refund.

Eliquo Individual FlexPasses are designated for one person only. Any abuse of the engagement from code sharing or other instances of shared participation under one account will result in the FlexPass being terminated without a refund.

Eliquo reserves the right to limit class participant enrolment to ensure courses are delivered effectively. Most classes are limited to a maximum of 12 participants.

Eliquo's Individual FlexPass program is subject to any applicable taxes.

Classes are offered on a first come first serve basis.

Web-Based Training

Eliquo Training and Development Inc. requires that web-based class participants follow the supplied set-up and testing procedures a minimum of three (3) days in advance of their class start date in order to avoid technical issues on the day of their class.

Eliquo is not responsible for participants who are experiencing technical difficulties due to issues incurred on their own computer network(s).

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