JSON Store Management

JSON Store Management Several key m-Power features, such as Data Explorer and Dashboards, save end-user customizations in JSON files, located on your m-Power server. During normal use, end-users have the ability to view and delete any customizations they create. Historically, system administrators could only view and possibly delete these customized objects by logging directly onto […]

Business Rules Designer

Business Rules Designer   Jump to: Overview Video Tutorial Creating an m-Power Business Rule Business Rule Process Components Calling Business Rules Other Notes Overview The Business Rules Designer allows developers to create their own custom business processes, directly in m-Power, without any coding. These business rules can be invoked on a per row basis (such […]

How to Create a Single Value Doughnut Chart

Creating a Single Value Doughnut Chart Users and Executives alike often request graphical data that can illustrate business trends and other KPIs. The Single Value Doughnut Chart (shown above) is a graph that can meet such a need. Before beginning, understand that this chart will only graph one value (usually from the Grand Total level). […]

Modifying Default Tomcat User

Modifying Default Tomcat User How can we change the default username/password Tomcat ships with? Various areas of Tomcat are secured to prevent unauthorized access, such as the Probe utility. mrc highly recommends changing the default username and password. You can change this information by modifying the following file: /m-power/tomcat/conf/tomcat-users.xml. Simply change references of mrcuser and […]

Web Services Query template

Web Services Query template   Jump to: Features Template Notes Video Walkthrough Application Properties Web Parameters Template Features The Web Services Query template is a very useful tool for developers to incorporate 3rd party web services into their m-Power applications. Designed like a Single Record Inquiry, these templates support consuming any outside web service that […]

Quick Navigation

Quick Navigation Included in the April 2015 m-Power update is a new enhancement that allows you to quickly access any settings page in m-Power. In the top-right hand corner of the interface, next to the current developer signed in is now a lightning bolt icon. Inside this pop-up window, is all of the pages you […]

Color Coding via m-Painter

Color Coding via m-Painter To help highlight data patterns, developers often employ the use of conditional styles to color code their data. For example, when a percentage is greater than 80%, you may wish to make that data cell green, whereas otherwise you would want to continue to leave it as a white background with […]

Merge Data to PDF

Merge Data to PDF Occasionally, customers desire to have data from within their database be merged into an editable/interactive PDF file (Also known as PDF Forms). This documentation will walk you through this process. Note: The output you generated is not intended to be fed back into the database. This template's sole purpose to quickly […]

Manage Data within m-Power

Manage Data within m-Power   The Manage Data section of m-Power is a critical component of your m-Power Data Dictionary. This screen controls many facets of data management, including: Registering Existing Tables to m-Power Creating New Tables Uploading Spreadsheet Data Modifying Table & Field attributes (Description, Format Code, etc) Create Logical Fields Add Database Field […]

Cross Tab Report Template

Cross Tab Report Template   Jump to: Features Template Notes Runtime Walkthrough Template In-Action Application Properties Web Parameters The Cross Tab Report template allows end users to control the columns of a report, while maintaining developer customization of the HTML layer. Moreover, this template summarizes measure values into separate columns/buckets across the page, one for […]