Forms

Do it your way!
Forms is your personal database for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

Create rich, native iOS interfaces, and applets, just the way you want, all without writing a line of code.


Building Solutions With Forms

Forms Features

Recipes Sample Database
(Click this on Safari on iPhone or iPad to install)

 
Build Your Solution

Forms comes with all the tools you need to create highly customised applets. Forms serves up an amazingly powerful web app called Forms Builder so you can create and modify your solutions right from your computer, no separate downloads required. Simply open Forms, tap the settings button, point your favourite web browser in Forms direction, and you're ready to start creating.
Define Your Data

To get started using Forms, you first define the data you want to record or access.

Forms is fully relational, so you can define one-to-one and one-to-many relationships between tables.

Beyond just basic table columns you can setup auto-enter and auto-update column properties, which automatically update the value of a column whenever a record is modified.


Design Your Interface

Designing your database interface is as simple as dragging and dropping elements onto your layout. You can add text fields, labels, buttons, popup buttons, checkboxes and images, and link them to your table columns.

You can use custom buttons to perform common actions such as navigating between layouts and records, and inserting auxiliary information such as timestamps into table columns.

You can even show related lists, which are views into other tables showing relevant records based on relationships you define.

Forms provides two layout styles, form view and list view. Form layouts show one record at a time, while lists presents all records as a single vertically scrolling list.


Share Your Database

We've made sharing to multiple devices as easy as possible, you can either export your entire database, and import it onto each users device using Forms Builder, or alternatively take advantage of our over-the-air deployment option, where users simply tap a URL on a website, or in an email, to download and install or update your database.


 
 
Forms
Air Forms

Database Features

Single User Local Tables
Multi User Cloud Tables
Fully Relational
Calculation Columns
Summary Columns
Auto-Enter Column Properties
Auto-Update Column Properties

User Interaction Features

Customisable Layouts With WYSIWIG Layout Editor
Input Elements: Text Fields, Pop Up Buttons, Checkboxes,
Radio Buttons, Related Lists, Media Views
Data Formatters for displaying dates and numbers
in user friendly formats.
Customisable buttons for rich interactive workflows.
Dynamically Generated Popup List Values.
Fully Searchable

Printing and Exporting

Print records and record sets wirelessly using Air Print
Email records and record sets as PDF, CSV or JSON files.
Export tables as CSV files from Air Forms Builder.


  System Requirements

  • Forms requires an iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch running iOS 4.2 or above.
  • Forms Builder requires a WiFi network, and a desktop computer.
  • Forms Builder requires a modern web browser. We highly recommend using Safari.
  • Forms Builder requires a computer to be on the same WiFi network as your iOS devices in order to be used.


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