PDF Share Forms Information Worker November 2017 update

Many design elements were taken from PDF Share Forms Cloud product. Since both products are basically twin brothers it only makes sense to have a consistent streamlined design between both products. What is also new is that that users get to see a quick product introduction video when they open Dashboard for the first time. It provides basic information need to create your first form in PDF Share Forms Information Worker.

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update expands support for PDF documents in Microsoft Edge browser

Since the end of support of browser plugins, including Adobe Reader plugin, Microsoft Edge was inferior to Internet Explorer in the department of handling PDF forms. Now thankfully to Fall update Microsoft Edge is in the forefront again. It is nice to see Microsoft addressing one of the bigger flaws of the browser. More and more vendors embrace the importance of PDF and support the format. 

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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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Case study: implementation of PDF Share Forms for offline inspection forms

Recently, a European manufacturer of large-bore diesel engines for marine propulsion systems reached out to us with a need to automate offline inspection forms submissions. We would like to share their success story how PDF Share Forms product significantly improved the process of doing onsite service inspections for their customers. Before introducing PDF Share Forms, this company had been using other popular forms solution...

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