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GroupDocs Apps v2.9 – Features and Fixes

GroupDocs Apps v2.9 – Features and Fixes

August 13, 2013

The GroupDocs team is constantly working to improve the functionality of our online document management apps. Today we introduce a set of new features and bug fixes. Let’s take a closer look:

GroupDocs Annotation

Features implemented

  • Major
    • [ANNOTATION-266] Icon and color customization

Bugs Fixed

  • Critical
    • [ANNOTATION-251] Annotation 1/2. Only point annotation works.
    • [ANNOTATION-263] Annotations cannot be created.
  • Major
    • [ANNOTATION-249] Annotation 2. Cannot delete reply.
    • [ANNOTATION-252] Annotation v.2. Annotations can’t be created for images.
    • [ANNOTATION-253] Text selection works incorrectly.
    • [ANNOTATION-254] The book page flip mode does not have book covers.
    • [ANNOTATION-255] Fit Height works incorrectly after rotating iPhone.
    • [ANNOTATION-256] Annotation v.2. Broadcast vertical size in the real-time mode.
    • [ANNOTATION-257] Annotation v.2. The cursor position is broadcasted imprecisely in the real-time mode.
    • [ANNOTATION-259}] When Annotation is opened from the Apps menu, an error is shown “Exception in external component”
    • [ANNOTATION-260] “Add Document Reviewer” is not working in Annotation v.2.
    • [ANNOTATION-262] Annotation icons are shifted in the embedded Annotation.
    • [ANNOTATION-265] The icons on the RHS panel are scrolled to the first page even if another page is open.
    • [ANNOTATION-269] Annotation v.2. The document is scrolled to the top when an annotation is selected.
  • Minor
    • [ANNOTATION-264] A page specified in the URL hash does not open.
    • [ANNOTATION-267] The navigation buttons are not disabled for the first and last pages.

GroupDocs Viewer

Features Implemented

  • Minor
    • [WEB-465] The ability to disable right-click of mouse pointer menu in the standard Viewer.
    • [WEB-483] A bottom margin for pages.
    • [WEB-484} Reduce the side margins for pages.

Bugs Fixed

  • Critical
    • [WEB-426] “ploc is undefined” when loading Viewer.
    • [WEB-481] Signature fields are not shown in the Viewer for Signature.
  • Major
    • [WEB-425] Page numbers in the URL hash do not work for the scroll mode.
    • [WEB-429] Search does not work.
    • [WEB-434] The page number in the URL hash is not getting updated when scrolling.
    • [WEB-413] Embedded Options does not hide help in the Embedded Viewer.
    • [WEB-428] Double page flip breaks single page documents.
    • [WEB-457] Text selection is not working in page flip mode.
    • [WEB-458] The document scrolls incorrectly when navigating to a page by setting a page number.
    • [WEB-476] HTML 5 Viewer. The thumbnails have incorrect size for landscape documents.
    • [WEB-477] HTML 5 Viewer. Some pages are shifted down after zooming out in Chrome.
    • [WEB-478}] HTML 5 Viewer. Documents with multi-byte characters are divided into pages incorrectly.
  • Minor
    • [WEB-418] Incorrect help for Viewer.
    • [WEB-479] The loading background has a size, which is different from the page size.
    • [WEB-480] The loading background is not centered.
    • [WEB-482] The navigation buttons are not disabled for the first and last pages.
    • [WEB-489] Pages are in one column in the standard Viewer.

GroupDocs Viewer for .NET

Features Implemented

  • Major
    • [WEB-407] Installable Viewer. Merge all the assemblies into one.
    • [WEB-453] Installable Viewer. Open a document from a URL.
    • [WEB-454] Installable Viewer. Open a document from a stream.
    • [WEB-471] Installable Viewer. iPhone compatibility.
    • [WEB-474] HTML 5 Viewer client code.
    • [WEB-475] HTML 5 Viewer server code integration.
    • [WEB-488] An installer for the installable Viewer.
  • Minor
    • [WEB-423] Installable Viewer. Make the client code be automatically called when DOM loads.
    • [WEB-430] Installable Viewer. Change the word “trial” to “unlicensed” in the messages for users without licenses.
    • [WEB-432] Installable Viewer. Make the text selection rectangle invisible.
    • [WEB-404] Installable Viewer. Improve Evaluation Banner (HTML).
    • [WEB-440] Installable Viewer. Script debugging support.
    • [WEB-455] Installable Viewer. Make the resource URLs for the installable Viewer unique.
    • [WEB-460] Dynamic creation of the installable Viewer from code.
    • [WEB-463] Installable Viewer. Create a step-by-step example of Viewer setup.

Bugs Fixed

  • Critical
    • [WEB-427] Installable Viewer. An error is shown: “The controls collection cannot be modified”.
    • [WEB-431] Installable Viewer. An error is shown when selecting an area: “this.options.txtarea is undefined”.
    • [WEB-433] Installable Viewer is not working in the Integrated mode of IIS.
    • [WEB-435] Installable Viewer. Pages jump down and right when trying to turn them in the Page Flip mode.
    • [WEB-438] Installable Viewer. Zoom is working incorrectly.
    • [WEB-441] Installable Viewer. Pages from a second instance of the installable Viewer appear in a first instance.
    • [WEB-443] The second instance of the Installable Viewer is not working.
    • [WEB-446] Installable Viewer does not work on URLs with paths relative to host names.
    • [WEB-462] Installable Viewer. An error “JSON is undefined” occurs in IE.
    • [WEB-464] Installable Viewer. An error “Member not found” occurs in IE when scrolling.
    • [WEB-490] Installable Viewer. Licenses are not working.
    • [WEB-501] The license black list can’t be loaded when the installable Viewer assembly resources are encrypted.
    • [WEB-502] An error about an incorrect parameter is shown when viewing an Excel file.
  • Major
    • [WEB-424] Installable Viewer. A page number is shown in the URL hash though there can be multiple instances of Viewer on the page.
    • [WEB-436] Installable Viewer. The Page Flip book is too wide initially.
    • [WEB-437] Installable Viewer. The height/width ratio in the page flip mode is incorrect.
    • [WEB-442] Fit Width and Fit Height Zoom work incorrectly for the Page Flip mode.
    • [WEB-448] Page numbers in the navigation and thumbnail widgets do not change when turning pages using the bars in the page flip mode.
    • [WEB-450] The document scrolls incorrectly when navigating to a page by setting a page number.
    • [WEB-451] Thumbnails do not load after navigating to a page.by setting the page number.
    • [WEB-459] Installable Viewer. Image URLs are incorrect when the installable Viewer is on a URL with a virtual directory suffix.
    • [WEB-467] Installable Viewer. Fit Height works incorrectly after setting the page flip mode and opening another document.
    • [WEB-468] Installable Viewer. The page flip mode works incorrectly in IE8.
    • [WEB-469] Installable Viewer. The document name is not shown in the flip mode.
    • [WEB-470] Installable Viewer. BackgroundColor does not change the color of the Thumbs button.
    • [WEB-495] Document updates are not reflected by the Installable Viewer.
    • [WEB-503] Installable Viewer. Pages have incorrect proportions after zooming out and loading another documents.
  • Minor
    • [WEB-439] Installable Viewer. The URL hash contains folder names.
    • [WEB-447] Installable Viewer. Documents are opened with gray letters instead of black when the Open File dialog is used.
    • [WEB-449] The page number changes when switching between the scroll mode and page flip mode.
    • [WEB-452] Installable Viewer. Zoom out works as zoom in if a document was opened with Fit Height.
    • [WEB-456] Installable Viewer. The application URL used in the requests in ASP.NET host applications contains the name of the site’s default page.
    • [WEB-485] Installable Viewer. Fit Width does not take the scroll bar width into account.
    • [WEB-486] Installable Viewer. Fit Height does not take the bottom margin into account
    • [WEB-497] Installable Viewer. The page number is not changing when scrolling the installable Viewer with hidden thumbnails
    • [WEB-498] The “Loading your content” text is not centered in the regular Viewer

GroupDocs Assembly

Features Implemented

  • Major
    • [DA-187] Conditional logic for questionnaire execution.

Bugs Fixed

  • Critical
    • [DA-174] The layout of the questionnaire executions page is broken.
    • [DA-183] Assembly 2. Cannot upload file in Firefox.
    • [DA-184] Assigned questions cannot be saved.
  • Minor
    • [DA-181] Progress overlay does not covert the whole content.

GroupDocs Signature

Features Implemented

  • [SIGN-1224] – Implementation of desktop notifications in signature 2.
  • [SIGN-1237] – Automatic envelope status update in envelopes dashboard.
  • [SIGN-1240] – Notify logged-in recipients about the new envelope received for signing.
  • [SIGN-1247] – Show desktop notification to the form owner when the signer opens the form for signing.
  • [SIGN-1202] – Sign document from Google drive in signature 2.
  • [SIGN-1255] – Signature in different colors.
  • [SIGN-1274] – Implemented envelope.document.rename API method.
  • [SIGN-1275] – Implemented document rename in envelope preparation wizard.
  • [SIGN-1336] – Implemented cancel envelope in envelopes dashboard.
  • [SIGN-1349] – Implemented template.document.rename API method.
  • [SIGN-1350] – Implemented rename document in the template preparation wizard.
  • [SIGN-1353] – Enhanced in-person signing process
  • [SIGN-1376] – Added new options for a form (notify owner on sign, attach signed document in notification email, etc.)

Improvement

  • [SIGN-1185] – Implemented async signing for forms.
  • [SIGN-1186] – Implemented async signing of documents.
  • [SIGN-1234] – Modified verify document API method to return additional data for the document.
  • [SIGN-1245] – Remove clone,delete, archive, restart buttons for envelopes if the currently logged user is not an owner.
  • [SIGN-1248] – Implemented auto update of the number of signers in forms.
  • [SIGN-1251] – Modified envelope/form API methods for create/update field location to support alignment.
  • [SIGN-1252] – Implemented changes in the final PDF generation to support fields alignment.
  • [SIGN-1254] – When changing font properties for a field in field preparation, make the changes visible for the user.
  • [SIGN-1256] – Restrict fonts in fields preparation to the font supported natively in the Aspose components
  • [SIGN-1257] – Set predefined list of standard colors in fields preparation
  • [SIGN-1258] – Add entry in the audit log for envelope for each notification that has been sent.
  • [SIGN-1262] – Implemented fields navigation in normal envelope sign.
  • [SIGN-1265] – Implemented create template from an envelope in the UI.
  • [SIGN-1269] – Add a drop down for filtering audit logs in envelope.
  • [SIGN-1270] – When creating a template from an envelope, set recipient’s name by the role.
  • [SIGN-1279] – Extend the recipient info in the recipient tool tip to include information for the current recipient status and timestamp of the last action.
  • [SIGN-1284] – In embed link dialog in envelopes/forms dashboard, added information for the target.
  • [SIGN-1287] – Implemented changes in envelope.document.add API method.
  • [SIGN-1288] – Implemented changes in template.document.addd
  • [SIGN-1289] – Implemented changes in form.document.add.
  • [SIGN-1290] – Added parse fields option in add document step for envelope, template, and form.
  • [SIGN-1304] – Make the message of the validation popup more specific when exiting from step 5.
  • [SIGN-1308] – Added tool tip for recipient in the envelope dashboard and the recipient role.
  • [SIGN-1309] – Implemented changes in envelope.create.
  • [SIGN-1310] – Implemented changes in envelope.modify.
  • [SIGN-1311] – Added new option in step 3 in the envelope preparation wizard.
  • [SIGN-1316] – Implemented changes in envelope.field.modify.
  • [SIGN-1317] – Added guidance text field in the field settings area.
  • [SIGN-1319] – Implemented changes in template.field.add.
  • [SIGN-1320] – Implemented changes in template.field.modify.
  • [SIGN-1321] – Implemented changes in form.field.add.
  • [SIGN-1323] – Added guidance text field in field settings area for templates.
  • [SIGN-1324] – Added guidance text field in field settings area for forms.
  • [SIGN-1325] – If the owner is set as the only signer in an envelope, add new option on last step of the preparation wizard: sign now.
  • [SIGN-1329] – Added in-person sign option for envelopes.
  • [SIGN-1330] – Implemented the breadcrumb in dashboards and wizards in signature 2.
  • [SIGN-1333] – Implemented envelope.cancel API method.
  • [SIGN-1334] – Fixed the templates references in database.
  • [SIGN-1335] – Attached font style and text alignment buttons to the API calls.
  • [SIGN-1351] – If there are changes in field settings and the user tries to select other field, display confirmation message and offer to save changes for Forms preparation.
  • [SIGN-1352] – In envelope and template preparation wizard, if there are field changes, the wizard switching step should first display a confirmation dialog.

Bugs Fixed

  • [SIGN-816] – Made single line field content, centered horizontally.
  • [SIGN-1190] – Forms: Embed signing, the tool tip of sign button do not display correct information.
  • [SIGN-1191] – Cloning field location on different page do not work.
  • [SIGN-1192] – Encoding issues in signature fields.
  • [SIGN-1193] – Fixing issues in envelope preparation wizard related with new page hash in the URL introduced.
  • [SIGN-1194] – Fixing all links in tools menus to lead to signature 2.
  • [SIGN-1195] – Review integration with Google drive and point all actions to signature 2.
  • [SIGN-1196] – Forms wizard layout broken on first load.
  • [SIGN-1197] – Sequential signing do not work correctly.
  • [SIGN-1198] – Problem with verifying signed document.
  • [SIGN-1199] – Navigation issue in templates wizard.
  • [SIGN-1200] – Fixing viewer in signature 1.
  • [SIGN-1201] – Forms: Preparation wizard step 3, after refresh, the user is returned to step1.
  • [SIGN-1203] – Review all API methods and swagger attributes.
  • [SIGN-1204] – Performance issues in envelope/template add document.
  • [SIGN-1208] – SVG signature signing document from Google drive does not work.
  • [SIGN-1209] – Low resolution of signature on the last page when svg is used.
  • [SIGN-1210] – In fields preparation, the fields tool tip stays on while dragging the field.
  • [SIGN-1211] – Change the signature color and background in final signed document.
  • [SIGN-1212] – In fields preparation, the fields tool tip stays on while resizing the field.
  • [SIGN-1214] – Improve tool tips for required messages.
  • [SIGN-1215] – Validate drop down fields settings when exiting at step 5.
  • [SIGN-1216] – Typed signature bleed outside the rectangle for some fonts.
  • [SIGN-1217] – Ensure that the drawing, typing signature works correctly on tablets.
  • [SIGN-1218] – In embed sign envelope, the sign button tool tip is hidden too fast and can’t be clicked.
  • [SIGN-1219] – Improve hot keys behavior in fields preparation.
  • [SIGN-1221] – Update the style of verify signed document dialog in signed and signed embedded.
  • [SIGN-1222] – For envelopes created from template, validate the recipients on step2 and during the send step.
  • [SIGN-1223] – Editing and saving a recipient in template preparation, shows duplicated order message.
  • [SIGN-1225] – Click on a signature in signatures dashboard should open an edit dialog.
  • [SIGN-1226] – Ensure that import contacts is working.
  • [SIGN-1227] – Implement ordering template recipient in the UI.
  • [SIGN-1228] – Fix the style of the import contacts dialog.
  • [SIGN-1229] – Fixing styles on various places in signature.
  • [SIGN-1230] – Fixing document sharing for envelope recipients.
  • [SIGN-1232] – Can’t reset uploaded signature to blank.
  • [SIGN-1233] – The data for fields for recipients who already signed the envelope are not loaded in the sign screen.
  • [SIGN-1235] – Can’t select from a drop down field in Firefox.
  • [SIGN-1236] – Order envelopes by modified date in envelopes dashboard.
  • [SIGN-1239] – Drop a file in the new verify signed document page doesn’t work.
  • [SIGN-1241] – Problems in the forms with selecting next field or finish button.
  • [SIGN-1242] – Fixing invalid markup in embed sign/signed in signature 2.
  • [SIGN-1246] – Signature 1: In envelope/form embed sign, the tool tip of the sign button disappear very quickly,
  • [SIGN-1249] – Forms: After document is uploaded, some hints are still visible,
  • [SIGN-1250] – Integrate new dialogs styles for verifying documents in signed and signed embedded envelopes.
  • [SIGN-1253] – Fixing styles in signature 2 and signature verification page.
  • [SIGN-1259] – On step 2, in envelope preparation, clicking quickly on add me button adds the owner as recipient twice.
  • [SIGN-1260] – Creating signature from the right toolbar doesn’t work.
  • [SIGN-1261] – Integrate svg signing in forms.
  • [SIGN-1263] – Signature 1: In IE8, embed envelope sign, the start button is not displayed.
  • [SIGN-1264] – Sign and reminder manager crashing the converter service.
  • [SIGN-1266] – Desktop notifications for forms in chrome doesn’t work.
  • [SIGN-1267] – Fields summary for templates are not visible during final step of preparation.
  • [SIGN-1268] – When moving/resizing fields with keyboard in envelope/template/form preparation, the tool tips should be hidden.
  • [SIGN-1271] – Low performance on loading forms dashboard.
  • [SIGN-1272] – Embed sign envelope: when clicking the confirm signature button, the start button reappears.
  • [SIGN-1273] – Remove the background of typed signature and make the generated signature transparent.
  • [SIGN-1276] – When the audit log popup is visible, and start scrolling, the page behind the popup is scrolling too.
  • [SIGN-1277] – Display confirmation dialog before restarting an envelope from the dashboard.
  • [SIGN-1278] – The envelopes list in dashboard is resetting to top position before any action that displays confirmation dialog.
  • [SIGN-1281] – Issue with field positioning in the landscape documents.
  • [SIGN-1283] – In signed and signed embed, the start button is always visible.
  • [SIGN-1285] – Investigate and fix the issues with the viewer in signature.
  • [SIGN-1286] – Display confirmation dialog before copying a form in forms dashboard.
  • [SIGN-1291] – Validate that all recipients with role signer/owner have fields when exiting from step 5 in envelope preparation wizard.
  • [SIGN-1292] – Save recipients order in envelope preparation wizard when exiting from step 2.
  • [SIGN-1293] – Save envelope name in envelope preparation wizard when exiting from step 3
  • [SIGN-1294] – Save form name in form wizard when exiting from step 2
  • [SIGN-1295] – If document is renamed in the envelope, and this envelope is copied, the new document name is lost.
  • [SIGN-1296] – Investigating issue with viewer in comparison.
  • [SIGN-1298] – Review all tool tips in signature and ensure that they are using the styled view.
  • [SIGN-1300] – When adding documents to form, parse the detects for the fields markups.
  • [SIGN-1301] – Envelope preparation wizard has issue with removing document with fields.
  • [SIGN-1302] – In embed sign in signature 1, if there is no logged in user, the fields load and disappears.
  • [SIGN-1303] – In embed sign in signature 1 if there is not logged in user, the fields load and disappears.
  • [SIGN-1305] – The recipient name is not populated in signature 2 embed signing.
  • [SIGN-1307] – Issue with signature embed sign in IE 9.
  • [SIGN-1312] – Recipients with role CC should not be able to open the envelope before it has been signed.
  • [SIGN-1313] – Only the owner should see the embed link popup when clicking the recipients buttons in envelopes dashboard.
  • [SIGN-1314] – Fixing issues in form and templates related with parsing fields in document settings.
  • [SIGN-1315] – Implement changes in envelope.field.add.
  • [SIGN-1326] – Validation for set fields for a recipient do not work correctly.
  • [SIGN-1327] – Can’t add owner as recipient.
  • [SIGN-1328] – Reorder buttons at the last step of envelope wizard when only owner is recipient
  • [SIGN-1331] – Fix the dashboards breadcrumb.
  • [SIGN-1332] – Incorrect behavior of the upload tool tip in envelope wizard.
  • [SIGN-1337] – Error “The given Key does not exist in Dictionary” when creating form from template.
  • [SIGN-1338] – Forms created from template cannot be assigned if those contain text field.
  • [SIGN-1280] – Issue with sent emails from production.
  • [SIGN-1340] – The cancel envelope event is not displayed correctly in the audit log.
  • [SIGN-1341] – Make the records for the sent emails in the audit log more specific and point the recipient email.
  • [SIGN-1342] – In sign envelope screen, the fields tool tips do not load the correct text set during preparation.
  • [SIGN-1344] – In fields preparation, when toolbar for a field is visible, dragging the toolbar should not move the field.
  • [SIGN-1345] – Style and align settings for a field should be immediately previewed once set.
  • [SIGN-1346] – If there are changes in field settings and the user try to select other field, display confirmation message and offer to save changes.
  • [SIGN-1347] – When copy a form, sometimes the form fields are duplicated
  • [SIGN-1348] – In the forms dashboard, paging do not work.
  • [SIGN-1356] – In forms fields preparation, the field settings toolbar has incorrect behavior.
  • [SIGN-1357] – If reload the browser when in step 3 of forms preparation, the document is not loaded
  • [SIGN-1360] – Wrong font size for the second recipients in the signature dialog, when envelope is in-person sign.
  • [SIGN-1361] – Hide the error message that is displayed if the user reloads the browser during in-person signing.
  • [SIGN-1362] – The sign button in envelope sign screen is not enabled even if all fields are filled.
  • [SIGN-1370] – When only one document is in an envelope, the drop down for selecting documents should not be visible in sign and embed sign.
  • [SIGN-1377] – Forms can’t be deleted.
  • [SIGN-1379] – Ensure that the placed fields width/height are constrained to the field type minimal width/height.
  • [SIGN-1382] – Remove the document drop down in signature 1 sign/embed sign if only one document is in envelope.
  • [SIGN-1383] – Fixes in signature API.
  • [SIGN-1385] – Signature fields guidance text limits.

Platform

Features Implemented

  • Major
    • [CORE-914] Accounts’ monthly usage report.
    • [CORE-932] Signups per day report.
    • [CORE-944] Mail merge for PowerPoint documents.
    • [CORE-933] Subscription plan promo codes support.
    • [CORE-952] Documents content re-indexing tool.
  • Minor
    • [CORE-917] Google analytics integration and enhancement.
    • [CORE-926] A link to Support forum in the footer.
    • [CORE-941] Recovery options for windows services setup on installation.
    • [CORE-943] Document assembly with regions API usage sample.
    • [CORE-946] A new Welcome email template.

Bugs Fixed

  • Critical
    • [CORE-925] Banckle forum cookies are not refreshed on logging in/out.
    • [CORE-957] Upload on dashboard fails.
    • [CORE-965] New user registration fails.
    • [CORE-970] Context menu does not work on dashboard.
    • [CORE-966] Files cannot be removed from the Dashboard.
  • Major
    • [CORE-355] Documents with the same name get uploaded even without a warning.
    • [CORE-945] File name is wrong in remove file dialog box.
    • [CORE-930] Sub-folders cannot be created on dashboard.
  • Minor
    • [CORE-935] A typo in applications help widget.

API

Features Implemented

  • [CORE-922] Banckle forum users creation for new signs up.
  • [CORE-923] File.metadata synchronization option for remote storages.
  • [CORE-929] SDK method for authorization operation from the shared endpoint.
  • [CORE-939] Subscription promo code simulation API.
  • [CORE-945] Subscription cancellation Dynabic event handler.
  • [CORE-928] Questionnaire conditional logic API.
  • [CORE-931] HTML5 document viewing service.
  • [CORE-936] Document page HTML representation retrieval API.
  • [CORE-937] Document viewing request for HTML5 viewer.
  • [CORE-964] Extra fields for the system notifications entity.
  • [CORE-954] Documents password protection API.
  • [CORE-955] Document password setting API.
  • [CORE-956] Questionnaire expiration time validation.

Bugs Fixed

  • [CORE-726] Sign up when Dynabic is unavailable issue.
  • [CORE-868] Cannot upload XLS file on EU.
  • [CORE-918] BadRequest when shared with wrong email.
  • [CORE-919] Cannot create folder.
  • [CORE-920] Document cannot be viewed when splitting into pages, partially fails.
  • [CORE-942] Unnecessary temp files are not removed by the document viewing service.
  • [CORE-934] Subscription state change event is rejected.
  • [CORE-391] questionnaire.remove raises error “Unable to remove questionnaire from the database.
  • [CORE-949] Null thumbnail generated for UploadWeb.
  • [CORE-951] External component has thrown an exception.
  • [CORE-971] Parameter order is wrong in swagger specs.
  • [CORE-953] Folders with spaces cannot be created.

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