Tips & Tricks

May 14, 2018

Removing the loading animation

You can remove the blue loading bar animation by following this simple tip. Please put the provided lines of CSS code into your custom CSS file
May 8, 2018

CSS to remove those new [X] boxes in Query Filters

Credit to Jaymer for this one   1) this hides the extra [x]2) widens the Filter box to fill that area If you have custom CSS, […]
May 7, 2018

Remove Hover Highlighting of Rows on a Grid

When displaying a Query Grid the default behaviour is that each row that the mouse hovers over is highlighted. I understand that some find this irritating. […]
December 25, 2017

Improved Rating Experience in AwareIM using JQuery

Here are the steps to implement the Rating feature into existing application. This will gives a nice representational view which enables user to give rating of […]
November 22, 2017

Form Design – Using Tall Controls

Often you may want to include a tall Control on an Aware IM form. With the Kendo UI that was introduced in Version 7 of Aware, […]
August 18, 2017

Printing Labels in Aware IM

Aware IM includes some great functionality out of the box to allow you to print labels across a page rather than down the page. This is […]
August 18, 2017

Implementing a d3.js Pie Chart into Aware

Quite often you may be in a situation where you would like to display some some of chart or graphic on an Aware IM Form or […]
August 10, 2017

Place Cursor in 1st Field on a Form – Slick Version

This solution is compliments of John Talbot who is the steely eyed missile man. Excellent… Place the Code below in a custom JS file and place […]
August 9, 2017

Updating Value in a Parent Object which is the Total of Child Reference Records

Often we are presented with a situation whereby we need so see an updated Total of child reference records on a Parent form. For example, the […]
July 23, 2017

Complex Date Time Problem

Ok. Here is the scenario. We have a Dayshift and a Nightshift. Arbitrarily, Dayshift starts at 07:00 and ends at 19:00. And obviously, Nightshift starts at […]
July 23, 2017

Formatting a Query Group Footer Summary

In an Aware Query you can set a Column to include a Summary which is, say, the Sum of all the values in that Column. But […]
July 23, 2017

Reference Attribute Lookup Chart

Getting a good grasp of Aware IM’s Reference Attributes is fundamental to matering Aware IM. They are industry unique and unbelievably powerful. However, like any immense […]
July 23, 2017

Taking Control of a Form Separator – Contributed by ACDC

Sometimes you may want to include a background in your separator or make the borders invisible . I use this often when using applicability rules to […]
July 23, 2017

Place Cursor in 1st Field on a Form

Again, with oodles (is that a word?) of help from support, If you put the following in a forms Initialization script, the cursor will start on […]
July 23, 2017

Set 1st filter field in focus on a Query

With a huge amount of guidance from Support, I figured out how to have the 1st filter field in focus on a query. In the render […]
July 23, 2017

Conditional Icons and Colour in Custom Query

Some really great solutions here for conditionally displaying different icons and colours in a Custom Query from the Aware IM Forum. ORS61 Posted… Also I want […]
July 23, 2017

Check Document Size Before Upload

Some have reported issues when a user tries to upload an unusually large file. Issues such as taking the server down.  This small snippet of script […]
July 23, 2017

Format a TIMESTAMP Attribute

Often with a TIMESTAMP attribute, we might want to display is in a different format. For example, the plain vanilla version would be displayed like this: […]
July 23, 2017

Reduce Row Height on a Query

With the introduction of Aware IM Version 7 came some new themes. Most of these tend towards larger controls. In Queries, the height of each row […]
July 23, 2017

Custom Message for empty Queries

Where you have a Query that returns no records, this tip allows you to display a custom messge in the Grid. You can enhance the Custom […]
July 23, 2017

Set DOM Element visibility to ‘none’

To access a particular element of the DOM and set it’s CSS visibility to ‘none’
July 23, 2017

Use On/Off or Yes/No for a Switch

Ability to choose between On/Off and Yes/No for the “switch”