we just bought LiveCycle Designer to create several forms. This works fine - but if a user fills out a form with Acrobat Reader DC, he is not able to save it. Also: I am not able to save any changes in Acrobat Pro DC!
I also try the following:
create a simple form with LCD (just one simple textfield)
saved it as PDF
opened the PDF in Acrobat Pro DC
saved it over Files -> Save As -> Reader Extended PDF -> Enable Additional Features
obened the PDF in Acrobat Reader DC, filled out the textfield and saved
did this step also with Acrobat Pro DC
reopened: everything empty!
Acrobat Pro DC version also empty
So: IF LiveCycle Designer is a software by Adobe to create PDF Forms, then it SHOULD be also able to use it right - or am I seeing this wrong?
How do I have to create a PDF Form with LCD so it can be saved in Reader (or at leat in Pro) DC??
I already did this. Saved the form with Acrobat Pro and enabled save rights.
But this a) didn't solve the problem and b) not only the Reader also Pro >can't< save any changes.
Using another PDF software is also not the right way because the forms I made are for our company. We can't install a PDF reader software on over 200 clients - they all have Reader DC already installed. Also: we did buy LCD from Adobe to design forms - but the same company has a software which did not allow to save the created forms (even after enabling save rights)!
Sooo, here is the crazy answer to this question. You are NOT able to save a fillable form (for the free versions of adobe reader to fill and save) with Live Cycle, You need to also purchase Adobe Acrobat X and Open the file (after creation in live cycle) and save-as -> extended pdf