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The AF Departmental Publishing Office (AFDPO) is the controlling authority for AF electronic forms and publications. Lotus Forms Designer 4.0.0 Fixpack 3 is now released for all users who revise/design official AF forms to be posted on the e-Publishing website. The use of Lotus Forms Viewer 4.0.0 Fixpack 3 is required for use of forms revised/designed with Lotus Designer 4.0.0 Fixpack 3. The Viewer 4.0.0 Fixpack 3 is backward compatible to forms revised/designed with earlier versions of 3.0.

Air Force users will find that the IBM Lotus Forms Viewer software supports Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 operating system to provide best AF functionality. This software is not compatible with Apple Operating Systems (MAC).


MTO 2213-086-003 Install LOTUS Form Viewer on all workstations

IBM Lotus Forms Viewer 4.0 Release Notes for Fixpack 3

Download link:

IBM Lotus Viewer 4.0.0 Fixpack 3

Steps to Install IBM Lotus Viewer
1. Download the updated Lotus Forms Viewer_4003_Win32.exe
2. Uninstall any Lotus Form Viewer installation prior to 4.0 from all Windows client systems
3. Install Lotus Form Viewer ONLY on approved Lotus Form Viewer client systems
4. Additional release information is available at the IBM Website for Lotus Forms Viewer

Tips on Installation:

Customers installing on Government furnished equipment, should check with their Systems Administrator/Client Support Administrator before installing this software to verify that you have the required rights.

No technical support is provided for home users. We suggest that users uninstall any older editions of Forms Viewer software before installing this release.


Common Questions And Answers For The Lotus Designer And Viewer.


When I attempt to print the new AF724, AF932 and AF931 the bottom line of each text field disappears.  Can this be fixed?
Yes. It is likely that you have an older version Lotus Viewer.  Latest version of Viewer is Please, have all older versions uninstalled from your computer and reinstall the latest version of Lotus Viewer.


Why do I receive an error message when attempting to open recently published forms?
Remove all previous versions of the software from the system and download the latest version of the software and reinstall the software.  This should clear up any issues.


I'm unable to use the viewer tab in IBM Designer to check forms. What can I do to prevent this from occurring?
Remove all previous versions of the viewer and designer from your system. Install the latest viewer from ePubs and then install the designer software. Keep in mind that the viewer must be installed first.


When I try to install the viewer from ePubs I get an error? How do I install the software?

If you receive an error or for some reason are unable to install the software please contact the AFDPO Webmaster so the software can be sent to you.



How do I obtain the IBM Lotus Designer software?

Please send your current appointment letter to the AFDPO Webmaster and the software will shortly be sent to you using a web based system called SAFE.


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