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Data conflict handling

Improvements of data conflict handling between APP and backend, better labelling of local item copies. Color and icon show the copied element When editing a form on the backend while your App is offline, a new version of this form is stored on [...]

2018-07-31T12:19:20+01:00Categories: Advanced Features|Tags: |

Sync and handling of broken data

Synchronisation has been optimized for handling broken data, e.g. images, audio files, maps and sketches. An icon appears instead of the broken file ... It might occur, that images, audio files, maps or sketches are broken. Up until this version you didn't have a [...]

2018-01-11T08:23:30+01:00Categories: Advanced Features|Tags: , |

Bing Maps v8

With this update, you receive three main changes for the Bing Maps functionality within HybridForms App. Before creating a new Map snapshot The look and feel of Bing Maps has changed. You do now have more functionality, such as retrieving your current position. However, [...]

2018-01-11T08:27:43+01:00Categories: Advanced Features|Tags: , |

Microsoft Office 365 / SharePoint Online Integration

By now you can use Office 365 / SharePoint Online alternatively to Microsoft SharePoint 2013 as central platform of the data in the backend. SharePoint App: HybridFormsAddinO365 The SharePoint App HybridFormsAddinO365 is necessary to operate HybridForms at Office 365/SharePoint Online. Note: The  AddIn is available [...]

Ink-OCR in Text Fields

Just write directly into text fields using your stylus. This function enables the handwriting text recognition inside text fields based on your language settings. Please note: the function is currently still in the beta development phase. Activate the Ink-OCR function within the Settings area. Write with [...]

2018-01-11T09:00:57+01:00Categories: Advanced Features|Tags: , , , |

Selective Debugging

Enable selective debugging by simply activating a checkbox. Activate the checkbox in the App settings and create a logfile with time stamp to record the activities inside the App. The button "Copy file path" adds an easy way to obtain the file without knowledge of the apps storage structure. [...]

2018-01-08T12:27:50+01:00Categories: Advanced Features|Tags: , , |

Cortana Voice Commands

Create and open a new form entry by voice commands. First, make sure that Cortana is already activated on your device. Then, after launching HybridForms App, activate the Cortana voice commands within the "Settings" / "Options" area. Next time you want to launch HybridForms, just tell [...]

2018-01-08T14:54:21+01:00Categories: Advanced Features|Tags: , , |

Deep Linking

Example 1 hybridforms: Opens the HybridForms app. If the app is already running the app appears in the foreground. Example 2 hybridforms:?formid=(GUID) Creates a new form instance. If the app is already running the app appears in the foreground. The app navigates to the new form instance. formid This [...]

2017-02-20T09:55:32+01:00Categories: Advanced Features|Tags: |

Add-on: Automatic Provision

Use the JavaScript Add-on to pre-populate a field with the current user's name. To pre-populate a field with the current user name include appropriate JavaScript code and disable the field within your HTML file. Note: When including JavaScript a so-called “Namespace” for your form is required. The pre-populated input field [...]

2016-11-21T11:16:27+01:00Categories: Advanced Features|Tags: |

Add-on: Side Logo

The Side logo is added to the page menu bar by simply using CSS. With a width of 400 px and a height of 100 px the integrated Side logo appears on the page's menu of the form by adding some CSS to your HTML-file. Note: The Side logo is not [...]

2016-11-21T11:16:27+01:00Categories: Advanced Features, What's new|Tags: |

Add-on: Typed name of signee

Add the typed name of the signee to the time stamp within a signature field. Especially signatures are not always readable. To assign the signature to the name of the signee a JavaScript code can be added. The typed name of the signee will then be added to the time [...]

2017-04-19T10:38:14+01:00Categories: Advanced Features|Tags: , |

Add-on: Skype Call

Use the [Skype]-Button to call someone directly from the form. Include the JavaScript code within your form and simply call the function where needed. Add some additional CSS to style your button. Note: When including JavaScript a so-called "Namespace" for your form is required. The Skype button within a form. [...]

2016-11-21T11:16:27+01:00Categories: Advanced Features|Tags: , |

Add-on: Route

Use the [Route]-Button to navigate from your current location to the one typed in within your form. Include the JavaScript code within your form and simply call the function where needed. Add some additional CSS to style your button. Note: When including JavaScript a so-called "Namespace" for your form is required. [...]

2017-02-20T09:59:19+01:00Categories: Advanced Features|Tags: , |

Repeating units

Repeating units can be used whenever there's content that should be provided more than once within a form. It is a flexible method to add or remove form elements on demand. Add or remove a repeating unit by using the links provided within the repeating unit bar at the bottom [...]

2016-11-21T11:16:27+01:00Categories: Advanced Features|Tags: , |

Add-on: Get location

Make the form even more interactive by adding the new add-on [Get location]. With only one click your current location will be set into the address fields belonging to the button. Include the JavaScript code within your form and simply call the function where needed. Add some additional CSS to [...]

2016-11-21T11:16:27+01:00Categories: Advanced Features|Tags: , |