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Customization of Form Template (using Adobe LiveCycle)for production order pick list in Rise with SAP


Hi SAPians,


  • In This blog, we will see about the steps required for Customization of Form Template (using Adobe LiveCycle)for production order pick list into the  SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2208.

Contents Discussed in this Blog:

1.Customization of Form template.

2.Assigning the customized form template.

3.Activate the new form template in manufacturing order.

Production order  pick -list:

  • Pick list is the functionality which is used to see the list of Reservations in a Plant against production orders/Cost centres etc..
  • It gives the information about the components are required against which Order and also the required qty, Issued qty, available qty details.

Adobe LiveCycle:

  • Adobe LiveCycle Designer helps you to create templates for interactive and print forms by providing a wide set of design functions.

Steps for Customization of Form Template (using Adobe LiveCycle) for production order pick list

 STEP 1:

  • Select “ Maintain form template  tile


Maintain form template Tile.

  •  In order to customize the production order pick list form template, first  we have to copy the standard form template which is available for pick list.


Copy from pre delivered form template

  • Enter the name for the customized form template and then click ok.


             Copy form template name     

  • Now click on Custom templates tab .All the custom templates  which are all available in the system will get populated .
  • In this list, select the required custom template. In our case we select “PP_MOR_PICK_LIST_EN


Customized form template name

  • In this screen,  we have to download the form template by using download option.

    Download  form template

  • Note: You can use custom fonts in the layout of custom forms as corporate identity design. These special fonts must be embedded in a PDF. To do so, use the Embed Font in PDF property in the corresponding custom form.
  • For the use of custom fonts in the form output, the corresponding custom fonts must be uploaded to the Adobe Document Services (ADS) using the Adobe Document Services Configuration app.
  • You can enable automatic mirroring for form templates that are created as a left-to-right structure (with an original language such as English, German, etc.) into a right-to-left language format (e.g. Hebrew, Arabic) for rendering.
  • The downloaded form template will be in Zip file format you can Extract this . the zip file contains pdf& xsd files.
  • Open the pdf file by using the adobe LiveCycle

Open template in Adobe LiveCycle

  • The App (Adobe LiveCycle) displays a standard form template of pick list   for production order. In this screen, select the data view option. Here you can pick & drop the required standard fields (production supervisor) to our form template.

Custom fields – Adobe LiveCycle

  • If you want any custom fields, you can choose the object library   tab on the right hand side. Under custom tab we can select the custom objects which we want to customize like Name , signature -print and sign, etc. and add it in master page .

Custom fields – Adobe LiveCycle

  • Note: Whatever fields which we will be adding in the master page will get displayed in each page.
  • After modifying the customized form template depending upon our requirement
  • we can upload the   customized form template in system using “Maintain form template” app. In this screen click upload option

Upload Customized Form template -Output management

  • Select the required customized form template by using “Browse” option and click” Ok.”

Upload Customized Form template -Output management

  • Now you will get confirmation message that, “Form template has been updated”.

Customized Form template updated successfully


  • In order to assign  the  customized form template to output control go to “Manage your solution” tile.

Manage your solution tile


  • Click “ Configure your solution” .

Configure your solution

  • In the search option , enter the SSCUID-102313 (for output management -output control)and click search icon.
  • Note: SSCUI stands for “Self-Service Configuration User Interface”.
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud, there is no access to SPRO for customers to configure and customize their we will be using SSCUID.

Application platform and infrastructure

  • In the “Assign form template” step ,click “ Configure” under “Action” column.

Assign form templates in configure your solution

  • Now select the “New entries” option.

Add new form template in output management

  • In this screen,  select the required  “Application object type” (in our case select Manufacturing _order) and click “OK

Add entries on Application object type

  • Next the following screen will be displayed.

Select the object type

  • Similarly select the “Output type” (Pick _list)and “Form template ID” (YY1_PP_MOR_DATA_LIST_EN)then click the “Save” button.  Now the customized form template is successfully assigned to the manufacturing order.

Save Output type and form template

  • Now to Activate the form templates, go to “Output parameter determination “tile. In this tile you can edit & activate the customized form templates.


Output parameter determination tile

  • In this screen, under “Select business rules” select manufacturing order(in “Show rules for” field) & form template  (in “Determination step”)and click the “Edit” option.

Edit Form template – Output parameter determination

  • Under form template column  we can find the existing standard form template .In that ,select the dropdown list and select “Direct value input” .
  • Now ,a pop up screen will appear right below it. In this, select the customized pick list form template (YY1_PP_MOR_PICK_LIST1_EN) ,then click the “OK”.

Edit form template

  • After assigning the form template click “Activate”.

Activate form template -Output parameter determination


  • Now, we have successfully uploaded a customized production order – pick list form template to the SAP S4/HANA Cloud system.
  • In order to see the output of custom field form , select the “Change production order” tile.

Change Production order tile

  • Enter the Input details- production order number & click “continue”.

Inputs- Production order

  • In this screen navigate to order and select the dropdown. Output →manage output items .

Manage output items- production order

  • In this screen, select the output (Pick list) and click display document to view the display of our template.

Select Customized form template on output management

  • Final output of our pick list will be :-

Final output


Let me give you a Summary of the Above:

1.To Add customized Form template using “Adobe LiveCycle”.

2. To assign the customized form template to “Output control”

3.Activate the new form template in manufacturing order in “Output parameter  determination”.


  • From this blog, we have learned how to successfully “Create & upload a customized form template” of production order pick-list in SAP S4/HANA cloud system by using “Maintain form templates” tile.

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Thanks & Regards

S.Veera Manikandan.

PP&QM Consultant.


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      Author's profile photo GANESHKUMAR BALASUBRAMANIAN

      Hi Mani,

      It's really more helpful to functional consultant can do themselves the print layout modifications without much support from Technical consultant.



      Author's profile photo Veera Manikandan Sudalaimuthu
      Veera Manikandan Sudalaimuthu
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      Thanks for your compliments. Ganeshkumar..

      Author's profile photo Arun Kumar
      Arun Kumar

      Hai Mani,

      Very Useful and Informative blog.



      Arun Kumar.S

      Author's profile photo Veera Manikandan Sudalaimuthu
      Veera Manikandan Sudalaimuthu
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      Thanks Arun ,for your Appreciations.

      Author's profile photo Joesherin S
      Joesherin S

      Hello Sir,

      Good job. Very useful blog.

      Author's profile photo Veera Manikandan Sudalaimuthu
      Veera Manikandan Sudalaimuthu
      Blog Post Author

      Thanks Sherin.


      Author's profile photo vishweswaran krishnan
      vishweswaran krishnan

      Hello Manikandan,

      very useful and informative blog



      Author's profile photo Veera Manikandan Sudalaimuthu
      Veera Manikandan Sudalaimuthu
      Blog Post Author

      Thanks for your Compliments. vishweshvaran.