Interactive Forms based on Adobe software is SAP’s new solution for forms development as a part of Netweaver. First of all what are forms and what they are used for; Forms are documents used by end users to share knowledge, offer a service, collect and provide answers and etc..Smartforms and SAPscripts are other tools to create forms provided by SAP. There are two type of scenarios available for developers to create forms; Online and Offline Forms
Online Interactive Forms require SAP system access and users maintain forms working in Web Dynpro application.
Offline Interactive Forms does not require SAP system access. Users may download forms from a web service to their local storage, make updates and then may re-upload to web.
Key Capabilities of Interactive Forms
Integrate interactive PDF documents into business processes driven by SAP applications
Allow forms-based input combined with workflow to start automated follow-up steps
Generate forms that contain data extracted from SAP systems
Use dynamic or static forms
Complete forms online or offline
Submit data from the form back to SAP systems
Allow users to print forms
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