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forms software(1) Workflow software used to create on-screen data entry forms and provide email routing and tracking of the resulting electronic documents.
(2) Program development tools that build applications by designing the on-screen forms for data entry, update and so on. The forms are generally designed with visual programming tools that allow fields, buttons and logos to be drawn directly on screen. The business logic is either selected via menus and/or written in behind each field or button with lines of 4GL or 3GL programming code.