SharePoint form approval without workflow

SharePoint without workflow is just a file storage platform and could be outperformed by every consumer file sharing service, like DropBox. SharePoint without forms is still the same file storage platform and could be outperformed by free Google Docs. Only all these three parts together – SharePoint forms, SharePoint Workflow, and SharePoint document management – make SharePoint the best corporate collaboration platform. Thanks to...

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Microsoft retires AppFabric 1.1

AppFabric caching solution is still available and supported through 2022. However, Microsoft recommends using alternative solutions and primarily suggest Redis cache. PDF Share Forms Information Worker allows manual installation of Redis and planning to incorporate it in installation files in future releases.

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SharePoint mobile forms – capture data on the go

It is no secret that technological advances have changed the way we work and communicate. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) adoption, smartphones, tablets and wireless networks have released deskbound 9-to-5 workers from their offices. SharePoint mobile forms extend our reach and transform the ways of capturing data that we got used to. Not only it enables employees to work remotely and be on a flexible schedule, but it also allows performing some tasks that were not possible before or were strictly offline-based.

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SharePoint forms and workflows

Using SharePoint workflows for business process automation like approvals management, project status tracking, feedback collection, to name a few, is a very practical decision. It greatly reduces time and effort of running standard business processes. Combining PDF Share Forms workflow actions with SharePoint workflow engine can bring your document management automation to a completely new level. Do not limit yourself you with just routing of PDF forms; work with data within PDF forms! You can easily read and write data to or from PDF forms or create new PDF forms as a part of a workflow.

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Microsoft Forms is now available for preview for business users

Microsoft Forms originally was announced in June 2016 for Office 365 Education customers. The product allows creating simple surveys and quizzes. Now the preview of Microsoft forms is also available for commercial users that opted to receive “first release” Office 365 product builds. What Microsoft Forms is about? Jeremy Thake of Hyperfish wrote in his blog that: “It was released due to pressure from Google Apps in the...

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Building Amazing PDF forms with Microsoft Word

updated If you’ve ever used Microsoft Word, you’ve probably built necessary skills to get your document to look exactly the way you want. But have you ever created a document for other people to use? For example, let’s say you’re organizing a field trip and want everyone to send in their permission forms electronically. To simplify the process, you could create a form in Microsoft Word. A form allows you to create...

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