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A prototype of an instrument to be employed in a legal transaction or a judicial proceeding that includes the primary essential matters, the appropriate technical phrases or terms, and any additional material required to render it officially accurate, arranged in suitable and systematic order, and conducive to Adaptation to the circumstances of the particular case.

The expression form of the statute signifies the language or structure of a statute, and, therefore, the restriction or command that it might include, as used in the phrase in criminal Pleading "against the form of statute in that case made and provided."A matter of form, as distinguished from a matter of substance—with respect to pleadings, affidavits, indictments, and other legal instruments—entails the method, style, or form of relating the applicable facts; the selection or arrangement of terms; and other such matters without influencing the essential sufficiency or validity of the instrument, or without reaching the merits.

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Rather than create their own forms products from scratch, moreover, network companies almost certainly will shop around for acquisitions and strategic alliances with developers of forms software. The result could be new visibility and new marketing channels for forms software--and, perhaps, sales levels that finally live up to "industry expectations" for the forms category.
An interface ensures easy data transfer to a PC, on which FlukeView Forms software enables users to document, store and analyse readings, and then convert them into meaningful graphs and tables for professional reports.
However, that seems unlikely to happen with any of the commercially available appraisal forms software. Why would someone bother to invest significant time and effort in the hacking process when a few hundred dollars will purchase certain forms software that allows anyone to create a (forged) signature and scan it into the file?
Information on the forms software appears on www.naahq.org and www.bluemoon.com.
The contract, to be undertaken in cooperation with the Australian business process management company Staffware, involves the implementation of ReadSoft's FORMS software at AMP's Financial Services Customer Service in Australia and New Zealand, ReadSoft said.
Normally, this usually means forms software, because that is the application that has been so successful over time.
The Swedish automatic data capture software developer ReadSoft AB has received additional orders for its Eyes & Hands FORMS software from the Lithuanian tax authorities.
Tenders are invited for Mobile Forms Software with Offline Capability
It can also be sent across the Internet to forms company sites, such as Appraisal.com's DayOne NOVA forms software. Since the pen only records strokes (and not an image of what was written), the size of the data is very small and the transmission only takes about five seconds.
Enterprise content management solutions provider FileNet Corp has completed the acquisition of Shana Corp, an electric forms software provider.
Some pens will even "talk" wirelessly to a cell phone or laptop using a new protocol called Bluetooth and transmit the written data across the Internet to a user's desktop appraisal forms software. The device also functions as an ordinary pen.
Further tools for the techno-praiser are profiled in our expanded technology section, including an overview of forms software (page 40), the future of digital imaging (page 44) and increasing the efficiency of your computer, via PCPitstop, profiled in Cool Tools (page 36).