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Livelink ECM - Forms Application Programming Interface Installation Note

This document describes how to install the Livelink ECM - Forms Application Programming Interface (API). 3281970.1

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and Form data from external programs. UNIX® and Linux® computers. The following topics are covered: • • “Installing the Forms API on Windows Computers” on page 2 “Installing the Forms API on UNIX or Linux Computers” on page 5 Installing the Forms API 1 .Installing the Forms API The Livelink Application Programming Interface (LAPI) is a programmatic interface to Livelink that allows external programs to interact with data in the Livelink database. This document explains how to install the Forms API on Windows®. The Forms API is a set of functions that you add to a LAPI installation. The functions allow you to perform operations on Forms. Form Templates.

Close any programs that are currently running. Click the Next button to continue. For more information about supported Windows operating systems.Installing the Forms API on Windows Computers Installing the Forms API on Windows Computers The following procedure installs the Forms API on a workstation with a Windows operating system. The Welcome dialog box opens. 3. see the Livelink ECM .Forms Release Notes for your release. 2 Application Programming Interface Installation Note . Run the Forms API installation file. 2. 1.

Installing the Forms API on Windows Computers The Select LAPI Installation dialog box opens. and then click the Next button. Select the check box next to the instance of LAPI where you want to install the Forms API. Installing the Forms API 3 . 4.

the Setup Complete dialog box is displayed. When the installation process is complete.Installing the Forms API on Windows Computers The installation process installs the Forms API program files. see the LAPI Developer’s Reference.html file. where LAPI_home is the LAPI installation directory. open the LAPI_home\doc\index. 4 Application Programming Interface Installation Note . LAPI Documentation For more information about building LAPI applications and a complete LAPI function reference (including the Forms API functions). You can view the LAPI Developer’s Reference by doing the following: • In a browser.

see the Livelink ECM . LAPI Documentation For more information about building LAPI applications and a complete LAPI function reference (including the Forms API functions).tar file into the LAPI installation directory. including the file name. where LAPI_home is the LAPI installation directory. You can view the LAPI Developer’s Reference by doing the following: • In a browser. For more information about supported operating systems. To install the Forms API on a UNIX or Linux server or workstation: 1.Forms Release Notes for your release.Installing the Forms API on UNIX or Linux Computers Installing the Forms API on UNIX or Linux Computers This procedure installs the Forms API on a server or workstation with a supported UNIX or Linux operating system. open the LAPI_home/doc/index. enter the following command: tar -xvf path where path is the full path to the Forms API installation file. Installing the Forms API 5 . 2.html file. Move to the LAPI installation directory where you want to install the Forms API. see the LAPI Developer’s Reference. At a shell prompt. The Forms API installation process in a UNIX or Linux environment consists of unpacking a *.

Installing the Forms API on UNIX or Linux Computers 6 Application Programming Interface Installation Note .