NextGen Designer (NGD)

Questions & answers about the Mi-Apps NextGen Designer

Populate Drop Downs from Auto SQL Exported Data
This tutorial will demonstrate how to configure a form to capture data and then later retrieve that data as a record via a Drop Down in the form. A common ...
Thu, 16 May, 2019 at 12:41 AM
Custom Report Generation
Background Reports consist of PDF files that have been uploaded and assigned to a form using the NextGen Designer (NGD). From the Reports tab in NGD, form ...
Thu, 8 Oct, 2020 at 7:24 PM
Changing a Field Type in NextGen Designer
Starting with version 12.0 of the Mobile Impact Platform, it is possible to change a field type directly from the designer's user interface via the fie...
Mon, 8 Apr, 2019 at 10:31 AM
Automatic SQL exports
Overview Beginning in version 12.0 of the Mobile Impact Platform, a new way to export data has been added. Titled "Automatic SQL Export", this fe...
Mon, 8 Apr, 2019 at 12:38 PM
Launching one form from another form
It is sometimes useful for a form to navigate a user to another form. That form may then wish to navigate back to the original form. This can create workflo...
Wed, 27 Jan, 2021 at 11:34 AM
Adding maps to apps
The Mobile Impact Platform has the ability to display GIS originated mapping data within apps and to allow users to interact with those maps for the purpose...
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019 at 12:29 PM
Form Session Routing and Workflow with the NextGen Designer
Mobile Impact Platform solutions commonly utilize workflow as one of many components on a form. Here I will show how to implement some simple workflow throu...
Mon, 16 Mar, 2020 at 3:39 PM
Migrating an NGD form from one Customer to another
Once you have a NextGen Designer (NGD) form that is ready to move from one Customer to another, the deployment process can be accomplished easily. Although ...
Mon, 30 Mar, 2020 at 4:55 PM
How to properly run custom exports on the server
The Mobile Impact Platform allows for customizing your exports according to your needs, such as integrating with 3rd party systems or exporting to other fil...
Mon, 20 Apr, 2020 at 11:24 PM
Sample Number/Unique ID Generation
Sample numbers or unique identifiers are numbers that are generated using a particular method and are meant to be different from all previously generated nu...
Mon, 22 Jun, 2020 at 11:02 AM