How to: Install the Form Transformation Tool

You must copy the form transformation tool files before you can transform forms. The files that you must copy are located in the TransformationTool folder and the TransformationTool\TIF Editor folder on the installation DVD.

The TransformationTool folder contains several files, including the .xml transformation input files. For more information about the transformation input files, see Understanding Form Transformation Input Files. The TIF Editor folder contains the TIF.fob and FormToPagetypeMapping.txt files.

Before you begin this procedure, confirm the following:

  • You have Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 installed with a developer license.

  • All Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 requirements are met. For more information, see Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 SP1 Requirements in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Installation and Configuration Help.

To install the form transformation tool

  • Copy the contents of the TransformationTool folder, which includes the TIF Editor folder, from the installation DVD. You can copy these to any location on the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 server.