SharpCloud software release notes

v7.1.0223 (Released: 23 Feb 2018)

Fixes

  • Local items can use inherited attribute panels to set attribute values.

v7.1.0220 (Released: 20 Feb 2018)

Fixes

  • Panels added to inherited items are loaded correctly.
  • Shared items show the correct panels when panels are assigned in multiple stories.

v7.1.0216 (Released: 16 Feb 2018)

Enhancements

  • Items are not reloaded when moving between two enterprise views with the same enterprise filter.
  • Multiple shared items can be removed at once using multi select.
  • Multiple enterprise items can be converted to shared items using multi select.
Fixes

  • Corrected a problem where certain images could cause out of memory exceptions.

v7.1.0212 (Released: 12 Feb 2018)

New Features

Backup Restore

  • SharpCloud now includes restore functionality in stories.
  • This allows the owner of a story to restore that story to a previous point from the last 30 days.
  • Restore points are created each time a new set of updates is made to a story.


Fixes

  • Anonymous users can view enterprise stories correctly.
  • Deselecting mulitple global panels does not cause certain problems.
  • Relative URLs work correctly in the mobile view.

v7.1.0131 (Released: 30 Jan 2018)

Enhancements

  • The image picker now has a tab for story images that lists all of the images used in that story.
  • The image picker can be fullscreened and will remember your last viewed position.
Fixes

  • Background images load correctly in enterprise views.
  • The billing dialogue displays correctly in IE.
  • Anonymous forms can be scrolled correctly in the mobile application.
  • Tags can be set correctly in the datagrid for inherited or shared items.
  • Corrected an issue that could cause the appearance of duplicate comments.
  • Calculated values of 0 will be displayed when the view filters out unassigned.
  • The find address dialogue displays correctly when not in a map view.
  • Items in deleted stories will not be shown in the add item dialogue.
  • Moving items between categories correctly sets item appearance images.
  • Presentations can be deleted without requiring a page refresh.
  • Incorrect pricing has been removed from some automated emails.
  • URL resources can have their URL's updated correctly.
  • Changing a YouTube video works correctly.

v7.1.0111 (Released: 11 Jan 2018)

Fixes

  • Inherited location attributes work correctly in map views.
  • Deleting a relationship does not cause drawing errors.
  • The erroneous amber toaster messages have been correctly removed.
  • Updating items in templates updates inherited items correctly.
  • The background will not sometimes flash when moving between views.

v7.1.0109 (Released: 09 Jan 2018)

New features
  • Relationships are now displayed in enterprise views (note: only relationships to source items are included)
Enhancements

  • Context menus and right click are now available within the teams screen.
  • The team name rather than the id is now shown when mousing over the team icon at the top of a story.
  • Timeline bars overlap correctly when in WBS mode.
  • Additional fields have been added to the item appearance options.
  • New calculated values referencing story ids and names and item ids are now available.

  • Enterprise Enhancements
  • Substantially improved performance when loading items in enterprise views.
  • Improved performance of the add item dialogue.
Fixes

  • Rich text panels are inherited correctly.
  • Dates with timestamps can be compared correctly by calculated values.
  • Items in enterprise views can not incorrectly have custom panels added.
  • Users who are not permitted to edit an enterprise template can stil ok the story setup.

v7.0.1220 (Released: 20 Dec 2017)

Fixes

  • Pasting correctly sets values for local items where the attributes are inherited from an enterprise template.
  • Corrected an error that could lead to background image transparency being set to less than 0%.
  • Clicking on items works correctly in the launchpad.

v7.0.1219 (Released: 19 Dec 2017)

Enhancements

  • Columns in the datagrid can now be reordered at will and the order saved on a per story basis.
  • Forms will now indicate how many characters have been used in name and description fields and prevent using more characters then can be saved.
  • The External ID column is shown by default in the datagrid.
Fixes

  • Pasting new numeric attributes work correctly if all items have a value of 0.
  • Items on the timeline are not shown as transparent incorrectly.
  • Licence types will be loaded correctly when there are more than 100 users in a pack.
  • Automatic ordering works correctly when using category in the Y axis of a timeline.
  • Tags in enterprise templates can be deleted correctly.
  • Relationship Tags are not duplicated when copying and pasting views.

v7.0.1213 (Released: 13 Dec 2017)

Fixes

  • Inherited items can have local attributes set correctly.
  • Fill down works correctly for tags in the datagrid.

v7.0.1212 (Released: 12 Dec 2017)

Fixes

  • Corrected an issue that could cause problems saving attributes on newly created items.
  • Relationship tags can be directly changed in the datagrid.
  • Corrected a problem with the ordering of categories and views.
  • Text attributes filters are applied correctly when not all items have a value for that attribute.
  • Right click works correctly in the dashboard in internet explorer.
  • In enterprise, shared items can be added to a story successfully.

v7.0.1209 (Released: 09 Dec 2017)

Enhancements

  • The system correctly informs users when they may be using an incorrect instance.
  • The 3D view allows you to plot two dates on the z axis to create bars.
  • The speed of searching within stories has been improved.
  • Timelines now support WBS functionality using Text attributes on the Y axis.
  • Performance has been improved, especially in stories with large numbers of items.
  • Enterprise views now correctly show tags for items.
Fixes

  • Reordering fields works correctly in forms.
  • Corrected some instances of relationships being drawn incorrectly.
  • Fitting items in the map view works correctly.
  • The map view is drawn correctly when the view is resized.

v7.0.1201 (Released: 01 Dec 2017)

Fixes

  • User names including apostrophes will not cause problems in the Desktop App.
  • Images are always displayed correctly in the desktop app.

v7.0.1130 (Released: 30 Nov 2017)

Fixes

  • The reordering of views behaves correctly.

v7.0.1127 (Released: 27 Nov 2017)

Fixes

  • Edit undo works correctly for item attribute values.
  • The handling of large updates has been improved to increase stability of the application.
  • Updating attribute values will correctly update the item in other sessions.

v7.0.1124 (Released: 24 Nov 2017)

New features

  • Search for Items and comments across ALL your stories from the dashboard and launchpad.
Enhancements

  • New calculated functions which return the number of relationships of a certain direction an item possesses.
  • Item published is now available as a filter in dynamic views.
  • Stories in an enterprise pack cannot be used as samples outside of that pack.
Fixes

  • Disabled calculated values are not shown in the item edit sidebar.
  • Users will not see duplicated dialogues when adding members to a team.
  • The list of members to be added to a team will be cleared after members are added to prevent duplication.

v7.0.1123 (Released: 23 Nov 2017)

New Features

SharpCloud Enterprise

  • SharpCloud for enterprise, a new system for linking together stories and items, is now available.
  • For more information on Enterprise, please see our website here: http://www.sharpcloud.com/enterprise .


Fixes

  • Multiple simultaneous story creations will not cause crashes.


v6.9.1122 (Released: 22 Nov 2017)

Fixes

  • Dragging items does not cause the item image to be zoom in incorrectly.
  • The calculated value setup menu displays correctly in IE.

v6.9.1118 (Released: 18 Nov 2017)

Enhancements

  • The printable report no longer shows items that have been unpublished.
  • Click events to SharpCloud URLS are now relative to the story the item is currently in.
Fixes

  • Videos do not auto-pause when fullscreened.
  • Resources can be deleted from items correctly.

v.6.9.1114 (Released: 14 Nov 2017)

Fixes

  • HTML Panels with SharpCloud views work correctly in the desktop application.
  • Filtering tags by NOT works correctly in the mobile view.

v6.9.1108 (Released: 08 Nov 2017)

Fixes

  • Uploading resources and videos functions correctly.

v6.9.1101 (Released: 01 Nov 2017)

Fixes

  • The last tag on an item can be removed correctly.

v6.9.1025 (Released: 25 Oct 2017)

Enhancements

  • Made a number of improvements to the behaviour of calculated values to improve usability.
  • Increased the size of the text in the comments sidebar to improve readability.

v6.9.1106 (Released: 23 Oct 2017)

Enhancements

  • Changing the names of attributes or calculated values will no longer reset view options.
Fixes

  • Images and videos are cached by the browser correctly (improves load times).
  • Default panel colours can be assigned correctly.
  • Viewing items is recorded correctly in the audit.
  • List labels are copied correctly when copying a form in a snapshot.
  • Videos can be fullscreened correctly.

v6.9.1017 (Released: 17 Oct 2017)

Fixes

  • Corrected an issue that could cause comments to be erroneously deleted.

v6.9.1013 (Released: 13 Oct 2017)

Enhancements

  • The comment panel no longer automatically pops out in items- an introductory shepherd is included instead to explain comment functionality to new users.
  • Panel titles can now use the [attribute] syntax to update automatically.
Fixes

  • Corrected an occasional issue that could cause loops when accessing an item directly.
  • Moving left and right between items now behaves correctly.

v6.9.1008 (Released: 08 Oct 2017)

Fixes

  • Dragging items to set an attribute value has been fixed (was broken in last release).

v6.9.1007 (Released: 07 Oct 2017)

Enhancements

  • Major under the hood changes implemented in preparation for enterprise.
  • The comment panel has been removed and all comments are now made in the sidebar.
  • Users can now choose whether to send an email notification when making a comment.

v6.9.1004 (Released: 06 Oct 2017)

Enhancements

  • Major reliability improvements to help prevent failures to save.

v6.9.0929 (Released: 29 Sep 2017)

Enhancements

  • Milestones on a timeline are always shown above bars and centred on the appropriate date.
Fixes

  • Orphaned relationships are no longer created in any circumstances.
  • Items can be dragged onto a timeline when using custom dates.

v6.9.0928 (Released: 28 Sep 2017)

Fixes

  • Corrected a problem where certain errors in calculations could prevent a story from loading.
  • Corrected an issue where stories would not load if they contained an orphaned relationship.

v6.9.0927 (Released: 27 Sep 2017)

Fixes

  • Pre-loading of images removed due to occasional problems (some stories load slowly and some do not load at all). A better and alternative solution will be deployed soon.

v6.9.0922 (Released: 22 Sep 2017)

Enhancements

  • Background images for all views are now loaded and cached when a story is first loaded.
Fixes

  • Derived item panels are displayed correctly in presentations.
  • Corrected an issue with the way multiple updates are processed behind the scenes.

v6.9.0920 (Released: 20 Sep 2017)

Fixes

  • Corrected an issue where deleting large numbers of tags could cause major performance issues.
  • Corrected some places where loops in calculations were erroneously detected.
  • Renaming an item referenced in a calculated value does not cause crashes.

v6.9.0918 (Released: 18 Sep 2017)

Fixes

  • Corrected an issue where HASTAG and INDEXOFLIST calculated values prevented the story setup from saving.

v6.9.0915 (Released: 15 Sep 2017)

Fixes

  • Corrected an issue where loops in calculated values could occasionally be detected erroneously.
  • Zips can overwrite an existing story correctly when uploaded.

v6.9.0913 (Released: 13 Sep 2017)

Enhancements

  • Text labels for items are now clickable.
Fixes

  • Multiple item panels work correctly when using touch. (This fixes reported issues using the iPad to download resources or images).
  • Relationships are drawn correctly in the in-context table view.
  • Corrected some false error reports from the timeline view.
  • The performance of menus in the dashboard has been enhanced.
  • Users can now select 'All Stories' in the dashboard menu (replicates a blank search).
  • Referencing calculated values from other calculated values is now checked to prevent loops.

v6.9.0908 (Released: 08 Sep 2017)

Enhancements

  • Additional columns for built in attributes can now be displayed in the table view.
  • Underscores can now be used in codes for normal and calculated attributes.
  • It is now possible to border colour by category.
  • Videos can be deleted in the video panel.
  • Text colour can now be specified for a view in the item appearance menu.
  • Referencing a SharpCloud story in a HTML panel now works successfully in all supported browsers.
  • Users can choose to display toolbars or the view selector in an embedded story.
  • Item panels will auto-update if an item is edited by another user while the item is being viewed.
  • The in-context relationship view now supports multi-select.
  • New Passwords are now required to be minimum eight characters, including letters, capitals and a number or symbol.
  • YouTube videos in a panel will now respect timestamps in the URL.
  • Users signing in to an incorrect instance of SharpCloud can be reminded to use the correct instance.
  • Users now have the ability to show datetimes where dates are displayed, on a per story basis.
Fixes

  • If text is set to be displayed outside, this will be preserved in the in-context relationship view.
  • Reordering fields in a form works correctly.
  • Using Heading 2 in a rich text panel works correctly.
  • Presentation slide images are shown at the correct aspect ratio.
  • Custom panel background colours in the story setup are saved correctly.
  • Table view columns widths are not incorrectly reset when accessing certain view options.
  • Dates will be correctly saved in UTC and displayed in the client's time zone.

v6.9.0904 (Released: 04 Sep 2017)

Fixes

  • Comment notification emails are sent correctly.
  • The news feed is now displayed correctly.

v6.9.0902 (Released: 02 Sep 2017)

Enhancements

  • Substantial behind the scenes improvements to the way updates are tracked and audited, to improve reliability.

v6.9.0818 (Released: 18 Aug 2017)

Enhancements

  • The appearance of items in the dashboard on mouse over has been improved.
  • Active Stories in the dashboard are now ordered by activity.
Fixes

  • Corrected an error that could occur when selecting an item in the table view if the item was not displayed.

v6.9.0816 (Released: 16 Aug 2017)

Enhancements

  • Tag groups are now shown in the relationship datagrid in the same way they are in the item datagrid.
  • The performance of the dashboard has been improved.
Fixes

  • Date values can be deleted in the datagrid correctly.
  • New customer packs can be created correctly via stripe.
  • The correct stories are listed in the featured section.
  • Unassigned items are not filtered out of the timeline when set to show unassigned.
  • Backgrounds are correctly faded to white when increasing the transparency and using a dark foreground.

v6.9.0727 (Released: 27 Jul 2017)

New Features

New Dashboard and Launchpad

  • The dashboard has been fully redesigned.
  • Search is now integrated into the main dashboard.
  • Users can now choose to pin a number of stories, and these will always be shown at the top of the dashboard.
  • Right clicking on a story now gives you a number of options, including unsubscribing, copying and sharing (with appropriate permissions).



v6.9.0713 (Released: 13 Jul 2017)

Enhancements
  • A number of small enhancements have been made to the usability of the admin pages.

v6.9.0710 (Released: 10 Jul 2017)

Fixes
  • 3D Views with worlds will load correctly in offline stories in the desktop version.
  • Switching between domains works correctly in the desktop version.

v6.9.0703 (Released: 03 Jul 2017)

Enhancements

  • Items can now be set to appear transparent in a particular view.
  • Images will obey the item specified shape when used as a custom image.
Fixes

  • Item appearance settings work correctly in the mobile view.
  • Switching bar and border colours in a timeline saves correctly.
  • Hidden views functions correctly in mobile.
  • Users with view permissions cannot create items via the search dialogue.

v6.9.0630 (Released: 30 Jun 2017)

Enhancements

  • The full names and descriptions of items are shown correctly in the right click context menu,
Fixes

  • Category colour is shown correctly in the panels screen in the datagrid.
  • Text on items should always resize correctly.

v6.9.0628 (Released: 28 Jun 2017)

Enhancements

  • The new story dialogue now scrolls so that the name field is always visible.
  • Tag groups are now assignable through the SDK (Query Connect Etc.)
Fixes

  • Fill down works correctly on published/unpublished in the datagrid.
  • Start dates and calculated dates sort correctly in the table view.
  • Active columns in a table are shown in the item edit sidebar.

v6.9.0627 (Released: 27 Jun 2017)

Enhancements

  • Performance has been generally improved, especially with large numbers of items.
  • The mobile version accounts for the background colour of a view.
Fixes

  • Pinning the view strip behaves correctly when using relationship mode.
  • Copying views into a new story allows you to choose not to display new categories.
  • Certain menus will be displayed correctly with a scrollbar when in small screens or windows.
  • Text on an item is shown correctly when using multiple newlines in the item text.
  • Prefixes and Suffixes are not trimmed when using spaces.

v6.9.0623 (Released: 23 Jun 2017)

Enhancements
  • Tag groups are now shown as separate columns in the data grid.

v6.9.0621 (Released: 21 Jun 2017)

New Features

Hidden Views

  • Views in a story can now be hidden.
  • A hidden view cannot be accessed from the view menu on the left of the screen, unless the user has admin permission or greater on the story.
  • Hidden views are still accessible to non-admin users when linked to directly.


Enhancements

  • Minor updates have been made to the signup page.


v6.9.0619 (Released: 19 Jun 2017)

Fixes
  • Item images are centered correctly in IE.
  • Dynamic item names work correctly with item attributes.

v6.9.0618 (Released: 18 Jun 2017)

New Features

Item Appearance

  • The appearance of items is now far more customisable.
  • Items can now have multiple images.
  • Images can now be linked to attributes in the same way as colours
  • The colours and images displayed on an item are now settable on a per-view basis.
  • The text displayed on items can now be customised to a much greater extent.


Enhancements

  • Data from a table view can be copied and pasted (for example into excel) directly.
  • Calculated values can now return the value for a separate item.
  • The scale on a timeline can now be set manually.
  • Item panels can be selected from the edit sidebar.

Fixes

  • Numeric attributes can be removed correctly from attribute panels.
  • Table views can be sorted by text columns directly.

v6.9.0607 (Released: 07 Jun 2017)

Fixes

  • Corrected a rare issue which could occasionally lead to derived global panels not saving when being deselected.
  • Alpha Values function correctly in the colour picker.

v6.9.0606 (Released: 06 Jun 2017)

Fixes

  • Corrected an occasional issue where global panels would not stay deselected on specific items.
  • Alpha values work correctly in colour pickers.

v6.9.0605 (Released: 05 Jun 2017)

Fixes

  • Offline stories downloaded prior to the release of the table view will load correctly.
  • Timelines will display correctly when using labelled calculated values.

v6.9.0601 (Released: 01 Jun 2017)

Fixes

  • Expanding a column chart functions correctly when displaying item count.
  • Improved error handling of occasional data loss over poor network connections.

v6.9.0522 (Released: 22 May 2017)

Enhancements

  • The licence audit table is sorted correctly in the admin screen.
  • User images are now circular where appropriate.
  • Global panels can now be reset from the setup screen.
  • Admins can be assigned to customer packs before they have signed up.
Fixes

  • Videos can be downloaded correctly in the desktop version.
  • Images in the image picker are sized correctly to improve performance.

v6.9.0517 (Released: 17 May 2017)

New Features

Column Charts Enhanced

  • The column chart view (bar chart) has been significantly enhanced.
  • Your old charts should continue to work exactly as before.
  • The chart can now display up to three attributes at the same time.
  • The chart has two distinct modes, SIMPLE and GROUPED, with appropriate options for each mode.
  • When using more than one value, bars can be displayed stacked or side by side.
  • Bars can now be coloured independently of category and attribute colours.
  • Bar fill and border colours can be swapped on your preference
  • A legend has been added.


Enhancements

  • Online purchasings options have been updated in line with our website. New monthly or personal subscriptions can no longer be purchased.

Fixes

  • New numeric values are not created with unnecessary decimal places.

v6.9.0512 (Released: 12 May 2017)

New Features

Table View

  • SharpCloud now includes a new spreadsheet style table view.
  • The table view maintains the filtering, colouring and relationship functionality within SharpCloud, and can be used to display all kinds of built in and user created attributes.
  • The table view can be accessed and used in the same way as all other SharpCloud views.

v6.9.0504 (Released: 04 May 2017)

Fixes
  • Forms without tag groups function correctly.
  • Stories with new views can be zipped correctly.

v6.9.0502 (Released: 02 May 2017)

Fixes
  • Online payments and subscription management via Stripe has been fixed.

v6.9.0428 (Released: 27 Apr 2017)

Enhancements

  • Tags can be added to story forms.
  • Global panels on an item that have been modified can be reset.
Fixes

  • Duplicate Panels are no longer created erroneously.
  • Stories with terms are accessible in the desktop app.

v6.9.0426 (Released: 26 Apr 2017)

Enhancements

  • Users can now include comments, shares and forms when copying a story.
  • The desktop app is now available in a 32 bit version.
  • Item search has been reinstated for viewers.
  • Tags are shown in their respective groups in the various filter dialogues.
  • You may now select a preferred number format (1,000.1 or 1.000,1) that is used for pasting data in the datagrid.
  • Templates have been renamed samples.
  • Unpublished items are excluded when searching; Admins may ignore this restriction.
  • Transferring stories between teams is now much easier.
  • Video panels will now accept youtu.be links.
  • The grey edit toolbar is not shown in the Windows desktop app.
Fixes

  • Items that are related to an item that has just been deleted now open correctly.
  • Category names with special characters work correctly in forms.
  • The edit undo and padlock icons will not change places when opening an item.
  • The progress of a submitted form is now indicated.
  • The message when opening a story of which the owner does not have a premium licence is now clearer.
  • Long resource names will wrap correctly in the resource panels.
  • Certain unnecessary scrollbars have been removed.
  • The display of terms has been modified to be more reliable.

v6.9.0410 (Released: 10 Apr 2017)

Enhancements

  • The admins of a team are now visible when viewing the team.
  • Timelines can now be set to show alternating colours to improve visibility.
Fixes

  • Improved the usability of naming new stories.
  • The drawing of timeline bars when using calculated values has been improved.
  • Fixes related to the saving of story/item panel configurations.

v6.9.0403 (Released: 03 Apr 2017)

Fixes

  • A calculated value that divides 0 by a number returns 0 rather than null.
  • Changing an item category whilst the panels are displayed does not cause a display error.
  • Undoing the addition of a panel whilst the panels are displayed does not cause a display error.
  • Redrawing items does not cause an incorrect comment panel to appear.

v6.9.0330 (Released: 30 Mar 2017)

New Features

Map View

  • SharpCloud now includes a new Map View that integrates with Bing Maps.
  • Map views use a new attribute type (location) that takes the form of longitude and latitude co-ordinates.
  • Users can choose to determine the location automatically through the browser, or search for an address using Bing.


Enhancements

  • The 3d view shows an indicator when loading.
  • If using a list attribute for the Y axis on a timeline, it is now possible to lay the items out manually within the labels.
  • Attributes that are included or filtered on a view are now indicated in the edit sidebar.

Fixes

  • The use of sandboxing in the HTML panel has been improved.
  • Items will not fly off to the top corner of the screen when attempting to drag items.
  • An error where items could become stuck open has been corrected.
  • Items with calculated values of 0 are included in charts correctly.

v6.8.0320 (Released: 20 Mar 2017)

Enhancements

  • Minor updates to improve overall security.

Fixes

  • Directory membership will update correctly if a user is incorrectly listed as both a member and an admin.

v6.8.0317 (Released: 17 Mar 2017)

New Features

Directory Domains

  • Private directories can now be set to allow access to a domain.
  • This means that anyone with a SharpCloud account that has an email address with that domain will be able to view stories in that directory.
  • If you would like to make use of this feature, please contact us.
  • The general usability of adding and removing members from a domain has also been improved.


Enhancements

  • Entering dates in the data grid will now be more reliable and more useable.
  • The user experience when editing relationships and relationship tags has been improved.
  • Users can now have licences in multiple packs.
  • Licence types can now be changed in the manage licences screen.
  • New stories will be displayed immediately when they are created in a team.

Fixes

  • Tag groups are ordered correctly in the selection menu.
  • Tag groups are imported correctly when transferring a story.
  • Pasting tags works correctly with tag groups.

v6.8.0311 (Released: 11 Mar 2017)

Enhancements
  • Significant improvements to the way Item Panels are handled behind the scenes. This does not have any significant user impact at present, but paves the way for major future improvements.

v6.8.0221 (Released: 21 Feb 2017)

Enhancements
  • Improvements to the system upgrade process to provide high availability whilst the upgrade/deployment is in progress.

v6.8.0214 (Released: 14 Feb 2017)

Enhancements
  • The selection cursor behaves correctly in the item relationship edit menu.
  • When naming a new view, the view title will automatically match the view name until it is specifically changed.
  • Fill down has been enabled for relationship tags in the story setup menu.
  • Mousing over stories to see names and owners now works in the desktop app.
  • The selection cursor behaves correctly when editing large numbers of timeline markers.
Fixes
  • The relationship filter menu opens correctly after opening the item filter and vice versa.
  • Tags in the quick filter wrap correctly in IE.
  • The launchpad will open correctly when not signed in on Microsoft Edge.
  • View names can be saved correctly when creating a new view.
  • Resource tags can be updated correctly.
  • When activating or deactivating a tag in the footer it will also be activated or deactivated in the edit panel.
  • Items with a NULL calculated value are shown correctly when the view is set to border colour by that calculated value.
  • Unchecking 'No Group' when selecting the list of displayed tag groups in the view options functions correctly.

v6.8.0210 (Released: 10 Feb 2017)

New Features

Collapsible Quick Filters

  • The quick filters in the footer can now be expanded and collapsed.
  • As part of this, relationships can now be filtered from the footer.
  • The footer can now be pinned or unpinned to adjust the amount of the screen used for the view.


Enhancements

  • Tags are now grouped in the item edit panel.
  • When uploading images via a form on mobile, the images are not rotated.
  • The item name is more clearly displayed in the item edit panel.
  • Further information on stories can be seen on mouse over in the dashboard and the launchpad.
  • The view selector on the left of the screen can now be pinned.
  • Relationships tags can now have tag groups.
  • Some elements of the UI have been restyled for improved usability.

Fixes

  • Assigned tags in the edit panel are shown correctly on small screens.
  • Checking 'no group' when selecting tags in the quick filter works correctly.
  • Numeric attributes no longer have a 10000000 maximum.
  • Multiple tags with the same name can no longer be added
  • Unassigned works correctly in quick filters.

v6.8.0203 (Released: 03 Feb 2017)

New Features

Mouse and Touch behaviour

  • New behaviour for mouse and touch devices.
  • For mouse devices use left and right click.
  • For touch devices use single tap or long press.
  • Left click and single tap will generally do the same thing.
  • Right click and Long Touch will generally do the same thing.
  • Right click/long press on an item will now display a context menu that grants various options when selecting items or views. This replaces the tooltip option
  • Selecting an item when relationships are shown will always display relationship in context. This replaces the “Show relationships” button.
  • In-context views can be displayed on touch screen *(this was not possible before).
  • In-context views remain even after the mouse has moved *(this was not possible before).
  • In-context views allow further relationships to be selected. *(this was not possible before).
  • Left mouse click to filter on axes has been restored for all users
  • Right mouse click on axes will show a menu, to hide a row/column or restore rows/columns.
  • 3D view now supports in context relationships.


Enhancements

  • When pasting relationships, the system will now accept Item1 and Item2 as column headings.
  • When pasting into the datagrid, the new attributes wizard can now be made fullscreen.
  • If a tag is activated but its group is not shown in the footer, the tag will not be displayed in the footer.
  • When selecting columns to show in the datagrid, custom attributes are listed alphabetically.

Fixes

  • Stories copy correctly if they contain an attribute panel with a null value
  • Items having a 0 value will be accounted for when adjusting the minimum or maximum of a numeric attribute.
  • Click-events leading to the same story work correctly when accessed from a radial (relationship) view.
  • Entering dates into the datagrid is more reliable.
  • Using the distribute items button works correctly if all items are in the tray.
  • Pressing Ctrl+ C/V/A does not cause items to copy or paste when viewing a setup dialogue.
  • The names of timeline markers are not shown when the timeline is filtered so that the marker is hidden.
  • Entering dates for timeline markers behaves correctly.
  • When viewing a radial view, only items that have click events will ever be shown with a blue border.
  • Dragging multiple items on a wall does not cause a crash if some items are dragged off-screen.
  • Stories do not crash accessing an item with a YouTube video if YouTube is blocked for that computer.
  • Presentations with a radial view slide do not crash if the item in the radial slide has been deleted.
  • Relationship labels are displayed correctly when displaying up/down relationships.
  • Descriptions of tags are shown correctly when you have multiple tags in the item edit sidebar.
  • Totals will not include items in the tray if the tray is hidden.

v6.7.0118 (Released: 18 Jan 2017)

New Features

    New Desktop Version

    • A new and improved desktop version is now available.
    • The new desktop version offers substantially improved performance and improved stability.
    • The new desktop version works on both Windows and MacOS devices.


Fixes

  • Null dates work correctly in calculated values.

v6.7.0111 (Released: 11 Jan 2017)

New Features

    Improved Timeline

    • The timeline scale has been improved and will automatically adjust down to days depending on the filtered range.
    • Most timelines will now be displayed using a major and a minor scale.
    • This process happens automatically, and no additional user input is required.


Fixes

  • Special Characters (&, ', ! etc.) are displayed correctly throughout the application.

v6.6.1220 (Released: 20 Dec 2016)

New Features

    Search Engine Indexing

    • Public stories can now be set to be indexable by search engines- this means that the story can appear when someone searches for the title in google, bing etc.
    • Only the owner of a story can make it indexable, and the story must first be made public.


Enhancements

  • Performance when opening the view options or changing a view has been improved.

Fixes

  • Items with YouTube video panels do not fail to open if YouTube is blocked. (The video will still not be shown).
  • The toolbar is not displayed when a public story is viewed by someone who has not signed in.

v6.6.1214 (Released: 14 Dec 2016)

Enhancements

  • The signin endpoint can be configured for SSO when logging in on-prem using Active Directory.

Fixes

  • The signin page will not login twice when users press enter. This resolves a duplicate user issue for on-prem and Active Directory.


v6.6.1212 (Released: 12 Dec 2016)

Enhancements

  • Attributes can now be reordered in an attribute panel.

Fixes

  • Charts function correctly when displaying labels if items have no labels.

v6.6.1206 (Released: 06 Dec 2016)

Fixes

  • All templates that you have access to can be used, not just templates that you own and public templates.

v6.6.1205 (Released: 05 Dec 2016)

Enhancements

  • The UI for creating a new story has been improved.
  • Relationship totals can be displayed on a view, which will show the sum of all currently displayed relationships.
  • The relationship attribute displayed when viewing a radial view can now be specified.

Fixes

  • Pasting a non-date value into the start column of the datagrid does not cause errors.
  • Null dates do not cause errors in relationship calculated values.

v6.6.1130 (Released: 30 Nov 2016)

Enhancements

  • Trial Extensions: Sharing a story during a trial will now automatically add an extra 21 days to the trial expiry date.

v6.6.1128 (Released: 28 Nov 2016)

Enhancements

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and improvements.

v6.6.1125 (Released: 25 Nov 2016)

Enhancements

  • Help links are now included throughout SharpCloud to assist with building and using stories.
  • Text on 3d items appears clearer and sharper.

v6.6.1121 (Released: 21 Nov 2016)

Enhancements

  • Collaborators with edit permissions on a story can create duplicate items.
  • Users without a subscription (Viewers) have a simpler menu (no search, filtering or view options).
  • Viewers will no longer able to access stories they created during a free trial.
  • Viewers will not be emailed comments as they happen, but can subscribe to a weekly comment summary.
Fixes

  • A memory leak in the 3d view has been fixed.

v6.6.1117 (Released: 17 Nov 2016)

Enhancements

  • Text calculated values can now have labels.
  • Calculated values are displayed as value (label) in the edit item menu, attribute panels and item tooltip.
  • Users can choose whether dates in the datagrid are entered as dd/mm/yy or mm/dd/yy via an option in their user profile.

Fixes

  • Column charts bars are ordered correctly when using chrome.
  • Performance when using a clipped background image or a layers view is improved.

v6.6.1115 (Released: 15 Nov 2016)

Enhancements

  • When searching for items, you can now open items without closing the search box and losing your search.
  • The list of views on the left of a story can now be hidden.
  • Multiple items can now be selected by clicking and dragging a selection box.
  • Directories behave correctly when they have a large number of users.

Fixes

  • Scrolling and zooming behave better when using an iPad or iOS device.
  • The mobile version of SharpCloud has improved stability and usability.

v6.6.1108 (Released: 08 Nov 2016)

Fixes
  • Fixed issue with creating new items via Zapier.
  • Calculated values formulas now reference other calculated values correctly.

v6.6.1102 (Released: 02 Nov 2016)

Enhancements

  • Resources will be included in story search.
  • Calculated values will display errors correctly.

Fixes

  • The setup menu will work correctly offline when a story has calculated values.
  • The datagrid will not save when no save is required.
  • Large numbers of items in the tray will be arranged correctly.
  • Setting share permissions for individual stories will work correctly in the team admin page.
  • Dates will be displayed correctly when new items are added in the datagrid.
  • Automatic backgrounds will not be saved to your images.
  • IF statements using dates will behave correctly in calculated values.

v6.6.1101 (Released: 01 Nov 2016)

New Features

    Relationship Calculated Values

    • Relationships can now use calculated values.
    • A relationship calculation can use relationship attributes and any attributes/calculated values of the connected items.
    • Relationship calculations can be used to specify the colour or thickness of a relationship, and can be seen in the relationship edit window and the item edit sidepanel.


    Updated Forms

    • Forms now include a file picker to upload files to a new item.
    • Forms now include an image picker to images to a new item. Images will be added as an image panel in the new item.
    • Forms now include a resource picker to add files/urls etc to a new item

Enhancements

  • Items on a wall view can now be aligned and distributed horizontally and vertically when multiple items are selected.
  • When using an automatic background image, the image can now refresh when changing the axes of the view.

Fixes

  • The grid view in a new basic story will not be erroneously marked as needing to be saved.
  • Keyboard Shortcuts (e.g. Ctrl+V for paste) will not be repeatedly activated if the button is held down (Prevents multiple pasting).

v6.6.1021 (Released: 21 Oct 2016)

Enhancements

  • Animation is ignored displaying 500+ visible items to improve performance on large stories.
  • Calculated labels will not have default colours or positions assigned.
  • Attribute names are now shown on the quick filters.
  • The interface should behave better when making updates (less flickering).
  • Users can navigate to a form directly from login.

Fixes

  • Category colours on a 3d Y axis view is in the correct order.
  • Prefixes and suffixes will be shown where appropriate in calculated values.
  • When entering data, your entries will not be lost if someone else makes an update before you have finished.
  • The timeline will lay out correctly when using more than 10 categories.
  • The timeline will lay out correctly when showing subcategories and ordering by start if some rows are empty.

v6.6.1012 (Released: 11 Oct 2016)

New Features

    Forms

    • Forms are designed to make it simpler to add NEW items to your story.
    • You can access forms from your phone or browser without having to open the story – making it much easier to get more colleagues involved in helping you to create content.
    • You design the forms by choosing what information is needed – you can hide fields, provide default values and describe what the fields mean so that the form is as simple as possible
    • You can also access forms from within the story making it easier to create specific types of items.
    • Each story can have as many forms as you need.
    • The form can then be used by everyone with edit access to that story to quickly enter data and create new items.
    • To see all the forms you have access to, click on the FORMS menu under your profile.

    Enhancements

    • The sizing of fonts in the mobile version has been increased for greater visibility.


    Fixes

    • The INDEXOFLIST calculated value now accepts another calculated value.
    • Dragging items in a layer view with manual ordering behaves correctly.

v6.6.1005 (Released: 05 Oct 2016)

Enhancements

  • New Stories now include a 'Last Edited Period' calculated value by default.
  • New Stories will automatically hide unpublished items in the default views.
  • The login page can now remember a username and password.

Fixes

  • Dragging and repositioning items on the timeline behaves correctly when filtered.
  • The login message when entering incorrect usernames has been corrected.

v6.6.0930 (Released: 30 Sep 2016)

Enhancements

  • Stories and templates will load faster.
  • Resetting a password will now approve your account.

Fixes

  • Items with a non zero minimum will have the correct range shown on axes.
  • Ctrl Shortcuts work correctly in IE.
  • Adding a story to a team will not cause an error with the item edit panel.