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Configuring and Using the Full Text Search Template

The Full Text Search application allows end users to quickly filter across all columns within a given web application. Additionally, to help with the performance of these applications, all data queried is first loaded onto the m-Power server via the SOLR engine. This process is called indexing and is required. You can try a live … Continue reading Configuring and Using the Full Text Search Template

Working with SVG in m-Power

As you may already be aware, SVG (or Scalable Vector Graphics) is an XML based vector image format. This document will explain how you can customize your applications to include SVG images. To start, please place your .svg image in the following location /mrcjava/mrcclasses/DATADICTIONARY/images (Replace DATADICTIONARY with your actual dictionary name). To implement with your … Continue reading Working with SVG in m-Power

Handling iSeries password expiration in m-Power App

In the event you are authenticating your m-Power applications against an iSeries profiles, you may come across the scenario where your user’s profile is about to expire. The feature described in this document will allow the user to update their iSeries password through a web application. To implement: Place mrcChangePswd.html in the appropriate Data Dictionary … Continue reading Handling iSeries password expiration in m-Power App

Multi-values Checkboxes

m-Power maintenance applications have long supported Checkboxes as input values. One complaint of this feature, however, was that these values could only support one value at a time. This document will explain how the main m-Power maintenance templates (Single Row Maintainer and Display & Maintain Rows) can be configured to support multi-value checkboxes. To implement: … Continue reading Multi-values Checkboxes

Formatting Cells in Excel Output

m-Power Reports and Retrievals allow users to export their data to Excel, a very popular feature of our platform. Occasionally, some developers desire to have the ability to control what formatting options their data has within Excel. For example, some users want their numeric data to be formatted as text when outputted to Excel. Developers … Continue reading Formatting Cells in Excel Output