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Generic steps for AEM Forms workspace customization

The generic steps to perform any customizations are:
  1. Log in to CRXDE Lite by accessing https://[server]:[port]/lc/crx/de/index.jsp .
  2. Create a folder named ws at /apps , if it does not exist. Click Save All .
  3. Browse to /apps/ws , and navigate to the Access Control tab.
  4. In the Access Control list, click + to add a new entry. Click + again.
  5. Search and select the PERM_WORKSPACE_USER Principal.
  6. Give jcr:read privilege to the Principal.
  7. Click Save All .
  8. Copy the GET.jsp and html.jsp files from the /libs/ws folder to the /apps/ws folder.
  9. Copy the /libs/ws/locales folder in the /apps/ws folder. Click Save All .
  10. Update the references and relative paths in the GET.jsp file, as shown below, and click Save all .
    <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0;URL='/lc/apps/ws/index.html'" />
    
    
  11. Do the following for CSS customizations:
    1. Navigate to the /apps/ws folder and create a new folder named css .
    2. In the css folder folder, create a new file named newStyle.css .
    3. Open /apps/ws/html .jsp and change from
    <link lang="en" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="css/style.css" />
    <link lang="en" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="css/jquery-ui.css"/>
    
    
    to
    <link lang="en" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="../../libs/ws/css/style.css" />
    <link lang="en" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="css/newStyle.css" />
    <link lang="en" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="../../libs/ws/css/jquery-ui.css"/>
    
    
    Place the entry of the user-defined CSS file after the entry of newStyle.css, as shown above.
  12. In the /apps/ws/html.jsp file, change from
    <script data-main="js/main" src="js/libs/require/require.js"></script>
    
    
    to
    <script data-main="js/main" src="../../libs/ws/js/libs/require/require.js"></script>
    
    
  13. Do the following:
    1. Create a folder named js at /apps/ws . Click Save All .
    2. Create a folder named libs at /apps/ws/js . Click Save All .
    3. Create a folder named jqueryui at /apps/ws/js/libs . Click Save All .
    4. Copy /libs/ws/js/libs/jqueryui/jquery.ui.datepicker-ja.js to /apps/ws/js/libs/jqueryui . Click Save All .
  14. Do the following for HTML customizations:
    1. Under /apps/ws/js , create a folder named runtime . Click Save All .
    2. Under /apps/ws/js/runtime , create a folder named templates . Click Save All .
    3. Copy /libs/ws/js/main.js to /apps/ws/js/main.js .
    4. Copy /libs/ws/js/registry.js to /apps/ws/js/registry.js .
  15. Click Save All , clear cache, and refresh AEM Forms workspace.
    Access the URL https://[server]:[port]/lc/ws and log in with administrator/password credentials. The browser redirects to https://[server]:[port]/lc/apps/ws/index.html .