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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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. and Form data from external programs. Form Templates. The functions allow you to perform operations on Forms. 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 . 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. UNIX® and Linux® computers.

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

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

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

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

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