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Forms and form fields
v. 11.2.0, April 11 2014

Reader's PDF form features include:

Bluetooth keyboard navigation

To help you use all your devices and peripherals and speed up your use of forms, Reader supports Bluetooth keyboard navigation in forms.

FormsCentral field validation

Support for client side form field validation on FormsCentral streamlines and speeds your form workflows.

LiveCycle Server support

Reader supports files secured by password security via Adobe LiveCycle Rights Management Server as well as document revocation. For details, see the Mobile Enterprise Guide at

JavaScript API support

Reader supports the use of JavaScript for form field calculations as validation as described in the Mobile Enterprise Guide at

Forms FAQs

Does Reader support XFA forms?

No. Reader supports Acroforms (forms created by Acrobat's form tools) but not the dynamic or static XFA forms created with LiveCycle Designer. Some forms can be filled in and will appear to work, but when you open the forms on another viewer (like the desktop Acrobat or Reader), the data isn't there.

Are forms calculations supported?

Not yet on Android.

Why does the form I completed on my device appear blank elsewhere?

There are several possible reasons: