Forms with the FileNet
P8 system is virtually identical to administering FileNet
Application developer experience
Several changes have been made to the FileNet
P8 system to accommodate IBM
forms. These include changes to the form template and layout properties in the workflow process.
End user experience
Forms and FileNet
P8 systems are integrated, the end user experiences no change in functionality, but may notice some differences in how pages are displayed and navigated.
Form designer experience
Designing forms for use in FileNet
P8 requires that you include navigation buttons within the form, mark form items as "Public"
, and save the form template in a specific format.
User interface differences between FileNet eForms and IBM Forms
When opening or filling in an IBM
form in FileNet
, there are several FileNet
user interface features that are either disabled or unavailable.
™ API can be used in FileNet
, however the FileNet
API cannot be used in the IBM
Forms suite of products.
You can view IBM
forms in FileNet
using either IBM
Forms Server – Webform Server or the IBM
Forms Viewer. You may also preview the form using the Test Form Template function in FileNet
Features not supported in the IBM Forms - P8 Integrator
There are FileNet
features that are not supported by IBM
Forms. The following list gives descriptions of the features that are not supported by IBM