Tag Archives: Profile

Category Files Administration tool

In this post I’m going to give you a bit of information regarding the Category Files Administration tool that has been around since 10.0.5.2. It is a generic tool that handles files in the database but it can be configured to view files of a specific category so this tool is also the Mashup File Administration and the Startpad File Administration. The Startpad in 10.0.5 and 10.1 is a separate install which some customers do not install so in 10.0.5 you might just have the Mashup File Administration but it is in fact the same tool as below it is just that you are not allowed to change category.
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Mashups – bindings, markup extension methods and {} – explained

You don’t have to be a developer to create Mashups. A business user can do great Mashups. With Mashups you have the full power of WPF and the simple use of our Mashup Controls. Events play an important role when it comes to passing data. Recently I have seem more than one example of incorrect use of curly braces. Today I’ll try and explain the difference between a binding, markup extension methods that we have created and our variable substitution using curly braces. This is advanced stuff so you need to be interested in the more advanced technical stuff. Continue reading

Adding a profile setting to your mashup

This blog describes how you can add your own profile setting, for example an URL to a SOAP web service, to your mashup so that your profile setting can be delivered and deployed as part of your mashup.

In Lawson Smart Office we have two main different types of settings. We have settings in settings files; these are the user settings and applications settings that can be administrated via group policies. Examples of user settings are my M3 default option or the theme color of my Canvas. Examples of applications settings are if private deploy of mashups is allowed or if the user is allowed to change the theme. Those are set by the administrator and cannot be changed by the user. Continue reading