Release Notes v18

Version 18.2 - 13.12.2023

Improvements for the user

  • Navigator: Layout is retained when switching to an data sheet of the same type from the Navigator above the data sheet
  • Meetings: The email notification now includes a textual description of the meeting because not all email clients display the content of the attached calendar file.

Improvements for the designer

  • Navigator: The navigator can be opened above the designer data sheet.
  • Navigator: The navigator remains at the target node when an incoming connection is archived.
  • Right management: In the dialog with the list of authorized users, it is now displayed if the user has a global restriction of access rights in his or her account settings.
  • Data sheet: For the CopyButton, the state of the new elements can now also be IMAGINARY.
  • Data sheet: For ConnectionButtons and ElementLinks, there are the new label types "full path" and "aspect path".
  • Formula language: The new USERNAMES function returns the names of the signers from a Signature field.
  • Help page: Hyperlinks can be added in the design view.

Improvements for the administrator

  • Data sheet: In addition to the two familiar strategies of copying one template to one destination and copying one template to many destinations, the CopyButton has the new strategy of copying many templates to one destination.
  • Meetings: The globally configured email sender is now also set in the email notification for meetings, and the inviting user's email address is only set in the from field.
  • Configuration: The protocols for editing files can be customized. Previously, only the WebDAV protocols for Microsoft Office files were used.
  • Scheduler: The file handling for external jobs is now platform-independent.
  • Scheduler: When updating external jobs, the rights of the configured command file are set to executable.
  • Account management: You can choose whether to show or hide LDAP entries already associated with REWOO Scope accounts when searching the LDAP directory.
  • Account management: There is a new button at the top of the list of account templates to display the list of accounts derived from a given template.
  • Configuration: A new config parameter search.tika.workingDir specify the working directory of the tika server.
  • Data Import: The import of xlsx files supports inline strings.
  • XML Import: There are new settings for XML import: Types can only be identified by name. In this case, missing fields are not created and values for these fields are ignored. Configurations for TableViews, Kanban boards, Calendars and TaskViews can be excluded from the import.
  • Updated libraries: Grails 6.1.0; Eclipse Jetty 9.4.53; Postgres JDBC Driver 42.7.1; DataTables 1.13.8; ckeditor 4.22.1

Fixed bugs

  • Table view: When the user clicks on a category in the legend, the table view is not filtered.
  • Kanban boards: The Kanban card could not be dropped if the mouse pointer was positioned near a String field.
  • Kanban boards: The data sheet links on Kanban cards did not work.
  • Data sheet: Semi-automatic connection buttons and the OTHERASPECTS function did not work on imaginary data sheets.
  • Data sheet: If the list of possible targets in a UserSelectedLinks field was an ElementLinks field and one of the selected targets was archived or rejected, that target was not removed from the list of targets.
  • Data sheet: In bidirectional PREV/NEXT, sometimes links could not be removed.
  • Data sheet: Custom javascript code failed when calling REWOO Scope methods.
  • Formula language: PARENTLINK without direction has only returned the target node of the connection, not the start node and target node, as described in the manual.
  • Account management: The button to create an account from a template didn't work.
  • Account management: Applying changes to an account template to derived accounts resulted in disabled accounts.
  • Configuration: The page layout of the global help and disclamer editor was incorrect.
  • Configuration: ETL configurations could no longer be created or deleted.
  • Maintenance: The RebuildAclJob scheduled job has skipped all of the accounts that have an access right to their login node.
  • XML Import: Importing an XML file failed.

Version 18.1 - 16.10.2023

Improvements for the user

  • Data sheet: In extended FileLinks entries, files could only be renamed if the Version column was visible. Renaming is now always available.
  • Data sheet: The help tour skips hidden entries.
  • Formula language: The formula action NOTIFICATION always sends HTML emails.

Improvements for the designer

  • Designer: A CopyButton can now be used to copy multiple templates to one target.

Improvements for the administrator

  • Formula language: The formula action NOTIFICATION no longer sends messages to admins and power users if they are not included in the recipient list.
  • Account management: If you make changes to an account template, you can apply those changes to the existing accounts that were created using that template.
  • Multitenancy: When a tenant is deleted, a dialog asks if the existing accounts should be terminated or converted to tenant-independent accounts.
  • Configuration: The list of message categories can be edited.
  • Updated libraries: Eclipse Jetty 9.4.52; Bootstrap 5.3.2

Fixed bugs

  • Data sheet: Downloading files using the data sheet menu did not work when only one file was selected.
  • Inbox: The inbox did not have a scrollbar if not all messages on a page fit on the screen.
  • The image editor didn't work.
  • Bulk Operations: Setting new values didn't work.
  • Designer: The checkbox at the CopyButton field, whether one or more copy targets can be selected, was placed into the group of parameters for connections, but is actually relevant for all types of CopyButtons.
  • Right management: In rare cases, deleting relationships removed too many permissions. These can be restored by recalculating the permissions in the Admin Panel.
  • Acccount management: An account or an account group could not be created if the name contained a special character, e.g. a slash.

Version 18.0 - 04.09.2023

Highlights

  • Dark mode
  • Navigator above the data sheet
  • Customizable main menu

Improvements for the user

  • User interface: In the settings you can choose between light and dark mode.
  • Navigator: The Navigator can be displayed above the datasheet.
  • Navigator: Above each column is a text box that allows you to filter the items in the column.
  • Menu: The user can rearrange the side menu by opening the settings.
  • Inbox: In the new view Archive the read messages are displayed.
  • Data sheet: In the data sheet menu there is a new entry to duplicate the current browser tab
  • Data sheet: In the file history the author is displayed.
  • Data sheet: Required fields in tables are highlighted if not filled in.
  • Data sheet: Versions can be displayed in a time slider instead of a change list.
  • Table view: The column with the checkboxes to select rows remains fixed at the left edge when scrolling horizontally.
  • File preview: The toolbar now has buttons to rotate the view.

Improvements for the designer

  • Formula language: The new NOTIFICATION action sends a system message consisting of subject and body to the specified recipients. If the message is sent as an email, exactly one email will be generated per message. With ##NOTIFICATIONLINK## a link to the corresponding datasheet can be inserted. If this link is used, the message will be marked as read in the system.
  • Formula language: The recipients can now be specified in the MESSAGE action.
  • Data sheet: The height of a table can be set in the layout designer
  • Designer data sheet: Even for old datasheet versions, the page with all fields can be accessed.
  • Designer: For buttons, the label can be changed between text, icon and icon with text.
  • Designer: An existing data sheet entry can be copied.
  • Designer: The dialog for changing the choice options shows the index of the options on the left.
  • Designer: For Kanban boards, the column width can be changed without changing the font size.

Improvements for the administrator

  • Account management: In the Accounts table, you can now see whether the account is licensed, in trial, or unlicensed.
  • Account management: If a new account is created via LDAP search, a SAML account template can also be selected.
  • The application is now runnable in an iframe.
  • Updated libraries: Grails 6.0.0; Bootstrap 5.3.1; bouncycastle 1.75; zip4j 2.11.5; xalan 2.7.3; jsoup 1.15.4

Fixed bugs

  • Comments could no longer be deleted.
  • Email: The link to the datasheet in emails generated from system messages did not work.
  • Data sheet: If the datasheet.fileLinks.downloadOnClick configuration parameter was set to true, the file list stopped working.
  • Data sheet: The ConnectionButton did not work if it contained more than 1000 targets.
  • Data sheet: In the Chrome browser, filtering the targets of a ConnectionButton became very slow for many targets.
  • Data sheet: The error message of validators in date table columns was displayed to the right of the input field instead of below it.
  • Data sheet: When a file from Scope was opened for editing in Microsoft Word, it could only be saved once.
  • Data sheet: The image in an Image field could not be removed.
  • Word export: Images were no longer exported.
  • Table view: The filter did not work for columns with files.
  • Calendar: Items appeared multiple times in the timeline view.
  • Calendar: The timeline view was not scrollable if more items were displayed than fit into the visible area.
  • Formula language: The COPY function was not updated when the content of value_target or connection_target changed.
  • Designer: If only one type contained code, the layouts of that type that contained code were not marked.
  • Designer: No € character could be entered in the form field settings.
  • Account management: Deleting tenants did not work.
  • Account management: The avatar image could not be changed.