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 . This document explains how to install the Forms API on Windows®.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. Form Templates. The Forms API is a set of functions that you add to a LAPI installation. The functions allow you to perform operations on Forms.

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

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

When the installation process is complete.Installing the Forms API on Windows Computers The installation process installs the Forms API program files. 4 Application Programming Interface Installation Note . see the LAPI Developer’s Reference. 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). open the LAPI_home\doc\index. where LAPI_home is the LAPI installation directory.html file. You can view the LAPI Developer’s Reference by doing the following: • In a browser.

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

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