ADBC connection support was dropped from Acrobat X, unfortunately.
So if you have that version, the only way to do it is if you're using a
If you have a previous version, and the DB is accessible via ODBC as a local
How hard is LiveCycle to use?
I only have Acrobat X.
There are various approaches for such an issue.
Common practice would be to have a small web front end, where you start the process. You enter base data, and send it to the database. From the database result, you create a FDF file containing the relevant information, in particular the "case number", as well as the link to the base file. This will open the base file and populate it accordingly.
There is no need to fiddle around with XFA and LCD for such an application.
Hope this can help.