Lawson Smart Office is using the Microsoft technology ClickOnce when installing on client machines. ClickOnce have some advantages and some disadvantages compared to other client installation techniques.
- Easy to install
- Automatic client updates.
- Possibility to have side by side installations of different versions of Smart office.
- Always installs as per user and never for all users on a machine. Continue reading
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
Every now and then we do get questions about manipulating the M3 List. It is possible to add a column using JScript but there is no supported API for the different manipulations. But that does not stop the creative people out there. Now I would like to give you a heads up becuase the list implementation has changed slightly in Lawson Smart Office 10.
You can no longer access the Items property on the listview directly. Continue reading
In Lawson Smart Office (LSO) version 10.0.0 two generic URI parameters were added to support modal tasks. The requirement was to be able to launch any LSO URI in a modal window.
A modal window is a child window that requires users to interact with it before they can return to operating the parent application (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modal_window). There are many scenarios where this could be useful (if a modal behavior is desired) such as Mashups, personalized links, navigator links, canvas shortcuts etc. Continue reading