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Formativ Express
The FREE engine which powers Formativ Express solutions for GroupWise! Formativ Express is limited to running Express compatible solutions only.
Key Features

  The free Formativ engine is used to run free Formativ Express solutions for GroupWise

  Integrates seamlessly with the GroupWise Windows client

  Stand-alone and enterprise modes of operation

  Can upgrade to Formativ Runtime for full access to Formativ solutions

  Available from the Formativ Download page

Formativ Express Solutions for GroupWise
Formativ Express is the free, entry level Formativ engine. Once you have Formativ Express, you can use free Formativ Express solutions for GroupWise. Please refer to the Formativ Solutions page for further information.
Technical Features

  Executes only Formativ Express applets

  Includes Formativ Portal Manager™ for GroupWise

  Support for the display of Web style HTML dialogs and forms

  Enterprise mode supports:

  access to Formativ eDirectory/NDS applet libraries;

  eDirectory/NDS access via the NetWare client and LDAP;

  eDirectory/NDS applet compression;

  eDirectory/NDS intelligent applet caching;

System Requirements
Novell GroupWise 2012 SP1 (12.0.1 or later), 8.0.1 (or later), 7.0 SP1 (or later), 6.5, 6.01 (SP1 or above) or 5.5 32-bit Windows client

Note 1: Formativ Portal Manager™ requires:
  • the GroupWise 6.01 client or above
  • the GroupWise 5.5 Enhancement Pack Beta client or above. Click here to see Novell TID 2963458 and to download the GroupWise Beta FTF file (f32eppp1.exe).
Note 2: GroupWise 5.5 Enhancement Pack or above is required for HTML solutions, such as Formativ Stationery and Multiple Signatures.
Microsoft Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 (Desktop) Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or above
Microsoft Windows Script (5.5 or above Recommended)
NetWare 4.x/5.x/6

Formativ Product Comparison
Feature Express Runtime Creator Studio
Runs free Formativ Express solutions * * * *
Runs the free GroupWise Cool Solutions Formativ Applets * * *
Runs commercial Formativ powered solutions for GroupWise * * *
Compatible with existing Formativ 2.0, 1.6, 1.5 and 1.0 solutions * * * *
Supports GroupWise 8.x * * * *
Includes the Formativ Portal Manager™ technology * * * *
Active Web style dialogs and forms support * * * *
Supports active Web style views of GroupWise information * * * *
Supports Encoded and Flexalock™ applets * * * *
Supports trial (time-limited) Flexalock™ applets * * * *
Support for stand-alone operation * * * *
Execute applets from Novell eDirectory/NDS applet libraries * * * *
Novell eDirectory support using the NetWare Client or LDAP * * * *
Execute open source applets * *
Create an unlimited number of Formativ solutions for GroupWise * *
Create secure Encoded and Flexalock™ applets * *
Includes visual dialog form designer * *
Control how Formativ solutions integrate with the GroupWise client * *
Secure management of Formativ solutions via eDirectory/NDS *
Supports an unlimited number of Formativ solutions for GroupWise * * * *
Supports industry standard technologies: HTML, Javascript, COM etc. * * * *

Creating Solutions with Formativ

  To learn more about creating GroupWise solutions with Formativ, click here

Managing Formativ

  To learn more about managing Formativ using Novell eDirectory, click here




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