Chapter 29. Introducing LiveCycle Designer Scripting
Scripting is not required to create a form. Scripting enhances forms and allows you to control their behavior at runtime. A form with script allows a more customized user experience than a form without script. Scripting also can be used for controlling data entry, ensuring the form captures the intended data from the form filler.
You may not wish to become a programmer, but understand that scripting is possible in Designer forms. Knowing what the program is capable of doing is half the battle in learning a new program. It may be some time down the road before you decide you are ready to try scripting. It may be the result of a division of job duties where you work. The form designer builds the forms and then sends the form to the programming department to have scripts added. ...