FormRouter.NET is a complete
form hosting and retrieval service that enables you to create,
host and retrieve online
form responses without programming.
Each hosted account comes with:
1. Tools to rapidly build online forms and alerts
2. Live Web-based tutorials and support
3. Dedicated space to host forms live on the Internet
4. Client tools to securely download responses to forms
In short – FormRouter is here to help you successfully
capture form responses from the Internet.
does an account work?
1. Just build an online form (use your tools or ours).
2. Submit the form and data will get posted to your account
3. Our client-side software, residing on your desktop, pulls
the form data down
from your account and writes directly
to tables in your desktop database.
Option 3: Have FormRouter support staff build
form formats do accounts currently support?
The FormRouter.NET service is based on open
standards and therefore supports all major online form formats.
- HTML (Web)
- Adobe® PDF® (New XFA Dynamic PDF Support)
- ASP and ASP.NET
- Macromedia® Flash™
- Microsoft® Excel (with a plugin we offer)
- Microsoft Word (with a plugin we offer)
- Microsoft InfoPath™
- Paper Forms (using 2D PDF417 barcodes)
Note: Our goal is to continue to improve and expand the number
of form formats we support, so that your FormRouter account
will continue to be as flexible and powerful as possible.
are the online tools that come with an account?
The Forms Manager allows you to build and manage forms in
your account. In this tool you can view, edit, copy, delete
and generate links to your online forms.
Simple Form Builder
The Simple Form Builder is an online tool that streamlines
the building of Web forms with associated alerts. It is designed
to be used by everyone within an organization. No programming
The FormRouter.NET server provides a powerful alerts engine.
You can build custom alerts that are triggered each time a
form is submitted. Alerts allow stakeholders to take timely
action based on each form submission.
FormRouter File Manager provides a way to upload forms and
supporting graphics built in your favorite form editor into
your FormRouter account. The File Manager also enables you
to move, hide and delete files and folders from your account.
FormRouter Reports Manager generates graphical reports about
form utilization. These reports allow tracking of form submissions
over specific time intervals.
client tools come with an account?
Our client-side software, residing on your desktop, enables
secure download of form-collected data to popular database
formats or text
files. The FormRouter Client Tool communicates relevant information
such as the number of forms downloaded and the names of forms
and tables to
which data was routed. FormRouter supports direct output to:
- Microsoft Access
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft SQL Server
- Microsoft Outlook
- Lotus Notes/Domino
- OpenOffice Calc
- ODBC (MySQL, DB2, Oracle, FileMaker and more...)
extra tools come with an account?
XL & Word Button
Installed with the FormRouter Client Tool is a component that
extends the power of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. The
FormRouter XL & Word Button allows anyone to turn an Excel
spreadsheet and Word documents into forms that can submit
responses securely over the Internet.
PDF Extractor for Access
This tool places a button on any Access form allowing you
to launch a PDF form locally or from the Web. Data from the
Access record is then displayed in the PDF form for viewing,
printing or submitting.
Specific Use: Viewing registration data in original registration
form or pre-populating different PDF forms with fields in
a database record for printing.
Remote Server Posting Utility
For those who wish to host ASP.NET forms on their own servers,
but still want to take advantage of the power and security
the FormRouter service, we now offer a Remote Server Posting
By simply dropping the Remote Server Posting Utility code
into a directory on any generic ASP.NET enabled Web server,
FormRouter users will be able to host forms securely on their
own servers while still enjoying the benefits of FormRouter’s
secure data capture technology.
additional tools can I get for my account?
For those who need more functionality, take
a look at FormRouter.Net Upgrade options. These upgrades offer
feature rich tools and services that take form capture to
the next level.