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FormsDesigner

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Now available in the Qdabra Forms!

Install the latest Qdabra Forms today and start using with your forms

Forms Designer provides core designer features to get you started with maintaining your form templates on the web:


  • Launch the designer from FormsViewer and save back with a single click – No downloading/uploading!
  • View editing
    • Add input controls and text (e.g. textboxes, dropdowns, etc.)
    • Modify control properties (e.g. height, width, margins, padding, etc.)
  • Add fields and groups
  • Add and edit rules on fields
  • XTPs - Dynamic Data Connections is included by default
  • We plan to ship more features in FormsDesigner 1.0 this summer.

Quick Start Instruction:

SharePoint Online Customers

  1. Install our latest Qdabra Forms
  2. Follow the included instructions to upload the app to your app catalog, install it in one of your SharePoint sites, and open the app
  3. Upload a template, click the Design button, and you’re ready to go!

SharePoint On-Prem Customers and Non-SharePoint Customers

  • We are planning to release FormsDesigner Beta to on-prem customers in approximately one month. Please let us know you are interested in previewing the Designer, and we will let you know when it’s ready for you.

What's New?

Version 1.0

2022-04-29

  • FormsDesigner is now bundled with FormsViewer

Version 0.19

2022-04-28

  • Specify screentips on the following controls
    • Sections
    • Textboxes
    • Date Pickers
    • Checkboxes
    • Option (Radio) Buttons

Version 0.18

2022-04-22

  • Dynamic DCs XTP update: 1.0.0.25 → 1.0.0.65

Version 0.17

2022-04-20

  • Add repeating fields and groups to the main data source

Version 0.16

2022-04-19

  • Add and modify formatting rules
  • Add repeating sections to views

Version 0.15

2022-03-09

  • Add new SharePoint List connections
  • Add new XML File/REST connections
  • View full data source structure for SOAP data sources that require sample data (QueryDB, GetDocument)

Version 0.14

2022-02-18

  • Edit SharePoint list connections
  • Edit XML File/REST connections
  • Add new SharePoint Library Submit connections

Version 0.13

2021-11-13

  • Edit and publish templates' promoted properties
  • Add new SharePoint mapping files

Version 0.12

2021-11-13

  • Edit SharePoint mappings
  • Edit templates' promoted properties (partially functional)
  • Button for inserting field paths into XPaths
  • Manage Templates link on app menu

Version 0.11

2021-08-31

  • Add new views
  • Modify Submit to SharePoint Library connections
  • View details about other types of data connections

Version 0.10

2021-07-15

  • Modify height and width of Section and Repeating Section controls
  • Modify widths of table columns
  • Add file attachment controls

Version 0.9

2021-06-15

  • Add layout tables to views
  • Add section controls to views
  • Change view backgrounds - color, image, alignment
  • Add and edit Form Load rules
  • Convert units when changing units of margins and padding
  • Copy XPath button

Version 0.8

2021-06-01

  • Allow using auto as units in control width, height, and padding
  • Resource files - view a list of the form's resource files and add/update them
  • Set the pictures on picture buttons and static images
  • Add new picture buttons
  • Bug fixes

Version 0.7

2021-05-18

  • qRules Injector
  • Move rules and rule actions up and down
  • Edit rules on picture buttons
  • Fixes
    • More control dimension editing improvements
    • Fix issues with setting properties on controls that have formatting rules
    • Allow using auto for control dimensions
    • Edit calculated value formulas and dynamic text on buttons
    • Set height and width on picture buttons

Version 0.6

2021-04-23

  • Add and modify rules on buttons
  • Improved modification of control dimensions - use units other than pixels
  • Support for most rule action types:
    • Switch views
    • Submit
    • Query
    • Close the form
    • Show the value of a formula
    • Show a message
    • (New!) Run a qRules command
  • View stability fixes

Version 0.5

2021-04-06

  • Initial release
  • Template loading and saving
  • View editing
    • Add input controls and text:
      • Textboxes
      • Dropdowns
      • Checkboxes
      • Radio buttons
      • Date pickers
      • Buttons
      • Edit text formatting (font size, color, etc.)
    • Read-only display of tables, sections, repeating tables, people pickers
  • Modify control properties
    • Height, width, margins, padding
    • Dropdown selection options
    • Button text
    • Radio/checkbox checked/unchecked values
    • Textbox read-only/multiline
  • Add fields and groups
    • Data types: text, whole number, date
  • Add and edit rules on fields
    • Add and edit "Set a field's value" actions
  • XTPs and XTP instructions
    • Built-in Dynamic Data Connections XTP
  • upgrade.xsl generation
  • "About FormsDesigner" dialog