When you select a form template to use for the Work Data eForm widget, be aware that IBM® ECM Widgets does not support certain features available in FileNet® P8 platform and inFileNet P8 eForms.
Unsupported FileNet P8 features
The widget does not support the following globalization features:
- Although the WorkData eForm widget does support application of custom date and number formats, it does not support localized short, medium, long, and full date formats.
- You can create an eForm template for use with right-to-left languages; however, the WorkData eForm widget does not automatically adapt the UI layout based on the browser language setting.
Unsupported FileNet P8 eForms features
The Work Data eForm widget supports the advanced presentation features of workflow data fields that are not supported by the Work Data widget. The Work Data eForm widget does not support for the following FileNet P8 eForms features:
The widget supports rendering, modifying, and saving only workflow data. It does not support rendering, modifying, and saving form data in a Content Engine repository.Form policies
Certain eForms Designer features
The widget renders forms by using the form templates that are accessible from Workplace XT. It does not use form policies to render forms.
Form policy capabilities such as:
- Toolbar commands
- Page hiding
- Data persistence
- Built-in commands such as Save, Complete, and Launch
This functionality is provided by the Step Completion Widget.
- Explicit mapping
The widget implicitly maps form fields to work item data fields by matching names. Therefore, the name of a template cell in the eForm must match the name of the associated the step parameter in the work item.
The widget does not support the following features:
- Signature fields
- Picture fields
In addition, you cannot use the Work Data eForm widget to display form documents that are attached to a workflow.
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