Community articleDistributing Extensions for Testing or Use
Added by IBM contributorIBM on May 6, 2011
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Once you have packaged your extension, you can install it for testing or distribute it for general use. In either case, you place the extension in the same location.

To distribute your extensions so that they may be used by a specific IBM Forms product:

Copy the JAR file to the Extensions folder of the IBM Forms product that will use the extension.
  • For example, in order for the convertDate function to work in the Viewer, you would copy the file FormIFX.jar to the following folder:
  •    <Viewer program folder>\Extensions

To distribute your extensions so that they may be used by all IBM Forms products:
  1. Copy the JAR file to the Forms System Global Extensions folder.
  • For example, in order for the convertDate function to work in the Viewer, you would copy the file FormIFX.jar to the following folder: C:\<Windows System>\PureEdge\extensions
Note: For more information about creating Java™ Archive files and manifest files refer to your Java documentation.

Parent topic: Testing and Distributing extensions