GroupDocs Apps v2.1.4.5315 – Features and Fixes

We’ve implemented a few new features as well as fixed some major and minor bugs lately. Let’s have a detailed look:

GroupDocs Annotation

  • New features implemented

    • Major

      • Watermark tool: this tool lets you add text to a document and export.
    • Minor

      • It should not be possible to see more than one page when using the magnify button. Magnification below 50% is disabled.
      • The comment mode toolbar should slide when the thumbnails are shown so that the thumbnails wouldn’t hide it.
      • New icons are applied for the Polyline annotation and Watermark modes.
  • Bugs Fixed

    • Critical

      • The application tries to get the built-in user profile and fails.
      • Export feature in the embedded Annotation v.1 not working.
      • Anonymous users are unable to open the embedded document annotations.
      • Comments are not removed when the document is opened.
      • Incorrect embed link in the Annotation v.2.
      • Annotation v.2 – when opening embedded Annotation with UID and signed URL without being authenticated, login is required.
    • Minor

      • Copy to clipboard button to copy File ID.
      • Annotation 2 – “Manage reviewers” color is always black.
      • Annotation 2 – No “Name” field in “Manage reviewers”.
      • Annotation 2 – Tools menu links are non-functional.
      • Annotation v.2 – Text fields created by the Typewriter tool do not disappear after loading another document using the Load button.
      • The centering of page images in the Annotation v.2.
      • Document loading fails when the color of a reviewer is null.
      • If a comment type is selected during document loading, an error is shown.
      • Annotation v.2 – when deleting an active annotation via broadcasting, replies remain on screen.

GroupDocs Viewer

  • Bugs Fixed

    • Critical

      • Broken layout in Viewer v.1 and v.2.
      • IE8 viewer JS error.
      • Viewer v.2 shows an error: “embedSource…(“getViewmodel”) not defined.”

GroupDocs Assembly

  • Bugs Fixed

    • Minor

      • Removed collectors produce a generic error message.

GroupDocs Signature

  • New features implemented

    • Signature v2 envelopes dashboard
    • Signature v2 create envelope wizard
    • Signature v2 contacts
  • Bugs Fixed

    • Wrong output when signing word document.
    • Signing multiple documents returns single document ID as output.
    • For single line and multi-line fields, the format dropdown shows regex for datetime validation.
    • For datetime fields, the format dropdown shows all regex instead only those that are related with datetime validation.
    • For checkbox fields, the format dropdown is displayed.
    • If resize change single line field height, than can’t return to original height.
    • The hint value for fields is not stored.
    • Watermark is not placed correctly in the signed document.
    • Calling sign API method with a doc file, throws exception.
    • Bad layout in empty contacts list.
    • Contacts list is not refreshed after deleting selected contacts.

GroupDocs Comparison

  • New features implemented

    • Excel comparison
  • Bugs Fixed

    • When trying to compare two doc file, an error is displayed.
    • PDF comparison failure.

GroupDocs Conversion

  • Bugs Fixed

    • Create conversion popup and filter menu collision.
    • Bad email parameters can cause the emails to be pending in each cycle in the pop3 handler.
    • Convert link not working.

Platform

  • New features implemented

    • Minor

      • Modal dialogs redesigned.
  • Bugs Fixed

    • Critical

      • Profile settings page doesn’t open in IE8.
    • Minor

      • Typo in success-buy dialog.
      • Subscription plan purchase dialog cannot re-try after an exception is thrown.
      • Login form placeholders in IE9.
      • Context menu not opening in IE8.
      • Help doesn’t include background in IE8.
      • NaNKb for uploaded file in Open File dialog.

Dashboard

  • Bugs Fixed

    • Critical

      • Cannot download both files and folders.
    • Minor

      • Dashboard tabs and filters are double lined in IE8.

API

  • New features implemented

    • Referrers tracking for embedded applications.
    • Google cloud storage provider.
  • Bugs Fixed

    • AddJobDocumentDataSource raises “Unable to parse value.”
    • Cannot upload doc file to Dropbox Shortcut folder.
    • “400 Bad Request” error when accessing Questionnaire with DOC file.
    • box.com – cannot copy folder to BoxNet Shortcut folder.
    • GetAnnotation – collaborators returns null in owner ID.
    • Unable to view documents right after the upload.
    • Typewriter text fields are exported at the bottom of the page.
    • Annotation v.2 – unable to save reviewers’ colors.
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