Dictionary Configuration

Dictionary Configuration The Dictionary Configuration option within m-Power allows you to control default application options and settings within your data dictionary. Most importantly, Dictionary Configuration allows you to control the Template style (Bootstrap, Sky, or Retro) that is used in your dictionary. Please note that some of the options here only apply to Bootstrap templates. […]

Bootstrap Key Features

Bootstrap Key Features mrc is proud to announce the rollout of the latest edition to m-Power: The Bootstrap templates. These templates were designed to not only look fantastic on a PC, but also be fully responsive down to mobile devices. We've also chocked these templates full of many new features (the notable ones are listed […]

m-Painter Pulldown Menu

m-Painter Pulldown Menu A pulldown menu allows you to organize application links/options within a single location on the screen. This is highly useful when you want to give users the option of several links to click on but have limited screen space to accomplish this. We use pulldown menus throughout m-Power. For instance, the "Action" […]

Form Layout

Form Designer m-Power templates do a lot to make beautiful web applications right "out of the box". To compliment this, many developers take these aesthetics further by restructuring the page to maximize screen sizes real estate as well as page flow efficiency. However, restructuring the page layout typically requires going into the HTML source code. […]

Text Field Properties

Customizing Input Fields with m-Painter There are many form input helpers built directly into m-Painter. These features assist with varying degrees of form functionality such as setting a max number of characters allowed, the input type and making fields read-only or required. Additionally, these helpers can assist with basic end-user direction by adding placeholders, help […]

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 […]