SAP Interactive Forms by Adobe

Langbeschreibung
Learn how to design forms with confidence! Hone your skills from creation to output with this comprehensive guide to SAP Interactive Forms by Adobe. See how to set up the software and configure your system, then start building forms and templates-whether you're working with Adobe LiveCycle Designer Structure or using more advanced script programs. Get the latest updates, including cloud services, implementation for SAP S/4HANA, and new tools like SAP Forms Service by Adobe. With detailed, step-by-step instructions throughout, this book is the perfect resource for anyone who works with SAP Interactive Forms by Adobe!Highlights include:1) Adobe Document Services2) Adobe LiveCycle Designer3) Adobe Acrobat Reader4) SAP Gateway service5) SAP S/4HANA6) SAP Forms Service by Adobe7) ABAP offline infrastructure8) ABAP PDF object9) Form templates10) Script programs11) Output management12) Web services
Haupbeschreibung
Implement SAP Interactive Forms by Adobe in SAP S/4HANA
Inhaltsverzeichnis
... Introduction ... 17... Structure of This Book ... 18
... Reading Paths ... 20
... Information Boxes ... 21
... System Requirements and Sample Files ... 21
... Acknowledgments ... 21
1 ... Using SAP Interactive Forms by Adobe ... 23
1.1 ... PDF, PDF-Based Print Forms, and Interactive PDF Forms ... 23
1.2 ... Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Acrobat Pro ... 29
1.3 ... Examples of PDF-Based Print Forms and Interactive PDF Forms ... 33
1.4 ... Using Interactive Forms in Business Processes ... 39
1.5 ... Software Components and Architecture ... 44
1.6 ... Form Templates in SAP S/4HANA ... 57
1.7 ... Summary ... 59
2 ... System Preparation ... 61
2.1 ... Installing Adobe LiveCycle Designer ... 61
2.2 ... Install Adobe Acrobat Reader DC ... 64
2.3 ... Summary ... 65
3 ... Installing and Configuring Adobe Document Services ... 67
3.1 ... Automatic Configuration ... 67
3.2 ... Basic Configuration ... 69
3.3 ... Scenario-Dependent Configuration ... 75
3.4 ... Parallelization Configuration ... 91
3.5 ... Optional Configuration ... 98
3.6 ... Operating Adobe Document Services ... 105
3.7 ... Hub Concept ... 108
3.8 ... Summary ... 111
4 ... Interface and Form Context ... 113
4.1 ... Form Structure ... 113
4.2 ... Form Interface ... 114
4.3 ... Context of a Form ... 129
4.4 ... Documentation of a Form ... 161
4.5 ... Summary ... 161
5 ... Creating Form Templates ... 163
5.1 ... Adobe LiveCycle Designer Structure ... 163
5.2 ... Basics of Form Template Creation ... 170
5.3 ... Data Bindings for Form Fields ... 182
5.4 ... Structuring Form Templates by Subforms ... 186
5.5 ... Using Master Pages and Rich Text Fields ... 196
5.6 ... Reusing Form Objects ... 200
5.7 ... Implicit Data Binding ... 203
5.8 ... Tips for Working with Adobe LiveCycle Designer ... 208
5.9 ... Summary ... 215
6 ... Form Output ... 217
6.1 ... Print Program ... 217
6.2 ... Spool System ... 232
6.3 ... Device Types for Output ... 234
6.4 ... Additional Printing Options ... 237
6.5 ... Special Output Scenarios ... 242
6.6 ... Error Analysis ... 251
6.7 ... Performance Optimization through Bundling ... 259
6.8 ... Parallelization of Print Jobs ... 267
6.9 ... XPF Data Streams ... 276
6.10 ... Summary ... 278
7 ... Advanced Form Template Creation ... 279
7.1 ... Advanced Techniques for Print Forms ... 279
7.2 ... Interactive PDF Forms ... 301
7.3 ... Using Script Programs ... 330
7.4 ... Using Barcodes ... 350
7.5 ... Using Label Printers ... 352
7.6 ... Tips for Improving Performance ... 353
7.7 ... Introduction to Accessible PDF Forms ... 354
7.8 ... Further Information ... 357
7.9 ... Summary ... 359
8 ... ABAP Offline Infrastructure ... 361
8.1 ... Example Scenario: Address Update in the Flight Booking Model ... 361
8.2 ... Configuring the Email Inbound ... 363
8.3 ... Using the ABAP Offline Infrastructure ... 364
8.4 ... Testing the Offline Scenario ... 383
8.5 ... Summary ... 387
9 ... ABAP PDF Object ... 389
9.1 ... Instantiating the PDF object ... 390
9.2 ... Creating a PDF Document ... 392
9.3 ... Processing an Interactive PDF Document ... 403
9.4 ... PDF Document Certification ... 412
9.5 ... Further Methods of the PDF Object ... 421
9.6 ... Summary ... 421
10 ... Offline Scenarios Using Web Services ... 423
10.1 ... Using Web Service Definition Language Data Connections ... 424
10.2 ... Using the Simple Object Access Protocol Object in JavaScript ... 441
10.3 ... Tips for Using Web Services ... 452
10.4 ... Summary ... 453
11 ... Form Templates in SAP S/4HANA ... 455
11.1 ... Adobe LiveCycle Designer for SAP as a Standalone Application ... 455
11.2 ... Fragment-Based and Standalone Form Templates ... 457
11.3 ... Downloading Form Templates and Uploading Them to the Design Environment ... 460
11.4 ... Editing Form Templates in Adobe LiveCycle Designer ... 464
11.5 ... Uploading Form Templates in the Maintain Form Templates App ... 488
11.6 ... Transport Connection ... 495
11.7 ... Summary ... 506
12 ... Translating Form Templates ... 507
12.1 ... Translating Classic Form Templates ... 507
12.2 ... Translating SAP S/4HANA Form Templates ... 518
12.3 ... Dealing with Problems in Translations ... 537
12.4 ... Customizing Solutions for Translation Maintenance ... 538
12.5 ... Origin of a Translation ... 541
12.6 ... Summary ... 544
13 ... Setting Up SAP Gateway Services ... 545
13.1 ... Data Supply for Form Templates in SAP S/4HANA ... 545
13.2 ... SAP Gateway ... 546
13.3 ... Custom Fields and Logic App ... 562
13.4 ... Summary ... 587
14 ... Configure Output Control in SAP S/4HANA ... 589
14.1 ... Basic Settings ... 589
14.2 ... Configure Background Remote Function Call ... 603
14.3 ... Set Up Filing System and Filing Category ... 604
14.4 ... Output Management Activation ... 606
14.5 ... Customizing the Output Types ... 611
14.6 ... Define Business Rules for Output Parameter Determination ... 618
14.7 ... Assign Output Channels ... 641
14.8 ... Define Determination Rules for Master Form Template ... 642
14.9 ... Assign Form Templates ... 649
14.10 ... Assign Email Templates ... 654
14.11 ... Customizing and Data Maintenance in the Productive Systems ... 655
14.12 ... Troubleshooting and Error Handling ... 656
14.13 ... Summary ... 664
... Appendices ... 667
A ... SAP Cloud Platform Forms by Adobe ... 669
B ... Important SAP Notes ... 701
C ... Further Information and Sources ... 705
D ... The Author ... 709
... Index ... 711
Timo Ortiz has worked in the field of forms development and output management for more than 20 years. He has worked for the consulting group Corporate Business Solutions Unternehmensberatung GmbH (cbs) in Heidelberg as a solution architect since 2008. He is responsible for output management and setting up comprehensive print processes and output scenarios. This includes form design, control and customizing options, as well as language-independent developments. As a project member and co-project manager, he implements cross-module projects within the scope of support activities up to global rollouts of template developments with corresponding country-specific adaptations and characteristics.
ISBN-13:
9781493222421
Veröffentl:
2022
Erscheinungsdatum:
02.09.2022
Seiten:
724
Autor:
Timo Ortiz
Gewicht:
1666 g
Format:
259x184x47 mm
Serie:
SAP Press
Sprache:
Englisch

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