Forms as the name implies is a object where you can capture input and store them in livelink . The exact methods are only going to serve as what you design your forms to be.I wrote this because a user was asking about this in the KB
Main Attributes: Forms can be made to work only by installing the “Forms Module”,which in turn will give you a Form Template sub type(230). This serves as the straw man for your data requirements.
Installation of WEB FORMS will give you HTML form capability like wise if you install PDF Forms it will give you that capability.
In a article where I put earlier where we all were active in communities at one pointhttps://appukili.wordpress.com/2013/08/22/important-free-developer-links/
I find that a OT moderator putting my exact lines as I replied in a post
Little has changed although the product from Patrick Vitali called “Answer Modules” has out rightly taken of the tedium of developing in forms.
Every Which way a Form can be used“https://knowledge.opentext.com/knowledge/cs.dll?func=ll&objId=3501264&objAction=ArticleView&viewType=1”
Almost all organizations will need data in forms to be reported so use SQL as storage.If you keep it at default it could go as version files which is not parsable by a SQL tool nor will it have header info(you won’t know which field is which). Users using the Transmittal product usually get bitten by the fact that most of the work in transmittals revolve around forms and if you don’t make it SQL storage you will never be able to report on it.Actually on my first project installing transmittals I bungled and then I looked under the covers to understand it.Even now there is no mention in any guide saying change forms to SQL storage.A recent help to a
You can very greatly experience a users’ livelink workflow experience by chnaging the process to use FORMS while maintaining the business logic of the workflow
Advanced Topics in Forms/Workflows