Major Release: March 12, 2014 – v9.0

  • (code) Added more rss feed types.
  • (code) ‘login’ and ‘passwords’ fields changed to allow for more characters (20).
  • (code) Added more validation checks to help prevent issues with non-standard characters causing minor issues.
  • (code) Improved system integrity check, more data relations are cleaned during the process.
  • (code) Improved the reliability of the script that captures text-based changes during a report edit.
  • (code) Applied patch to databases to remove depreciated data structure types.
  • (code) A default template can now be selected, so each new report opens with the template pre-populated in the report body.
  • (code) Templates can now be assigned to categories and subcategories. Now when a category is checked which is linked to a template, that template will automatically load in the body of the report.
  • (code) Documents spool in intervals of 15 now for faster response.
  • (code) Added several user-specific features: users can select how they want bulletin board posts to show (newest first or original posts first), how many posts to see per page, how many topics to see per view and how many reports to see per page (on the report view page). These selections are remembered now and are persistent across sessions.
  • (code) ‘text’ in the body of a report is now searchable.
  • (code) Report Assignments have been added.
  • (code) Added the ability to have site users to be batch imported into the system as well as locations.
  • (code) All attempts to send emails are now logged (success or failure) – even if the email was system generated.
  • (code) Location alerts have been added.
  • (code) When a user’s email address is altered all references to it are updated as well.
  • (code) Added ability to prune shouts.
  • (code) Added the ability to set a ‘duration’ for a report, the unit is hours.
  • (code) If duration is enabled, an aggregate of hours will be shown in the bottom right hand area of the report grid, for reports being shown.
  • (code) If duration is enabled, the trending graph can be toggled to shown duration in the Y axis as opposed to only showing category count in the Y axis.
  • (code) Fixed the top 10 list in the control panel; added the ability to see more than 10 and can now also see top assigned people (if assignments are turned on).
  • (UI) Fixed issue where the ajax progress notice was occasionally slightly misaligned.
  • (UI) Fixed buttons on the bulletin board page so they don’t run on to two lines.
  • (UI) Resized html space allotted to show category and subcategory names, so they never run on two lines.
  • (UI) Now when removing a user’s restrictions rights the change is reflected in the UI immediately.
  • (UI) When a user edits their name the change is reflected in the UI immediately.
  • (UI) Long document names are now abbreviated (hover over shows entire name).
  • (UI) When a report is referenced in a Private Message, it is now a clickable link which takes the reader of the PM directly to the report.
  • (UI) Improved usability of managing categories and subcategories in the control panel.
  • (UI) Improved usability when emailing a report. Now users can be selected to add to the email list or an entire distribution list can be selected by clicking “more options”.
  • (UI) Template sections can now be set as read-only.
  • (UI) When deleting a user, if the user’s email was in a distribution list a warning is prompted asking if the email is to be removed from any lists or not.
  • (UI) When building email distribution lists, users can now be selected. If a user’s email is in a list a notice shows that now as well.
  • (UI) Improved readability of the user edit page.
  • (UI) Advanced search usability and readability has been improved.
  • (UI) Report attachments are now shown in a cleaner grid view.
  • (UI) Appended information to reports now reads more like a blog in structure.
  • (UI) Locations can now be shown in either alphabetical order or in a pre-defined order when shown on the submit report page.
  • (UI) Improved readability and UI of the trending graph.
  • (UI) Added the ability to see a report timeline in the report grid.
  • (UI) If statuses are enabled a summary of all report statuses is shown above the report grid now and the individual statuses are clickable. When clicked all reports of the clicked status are shown.
  • (bug fix) HTML Editor control updated to newest version (corrected IE bug).
  • (bug fix) Fixed issue where free space available wasn’t calculating precise enough.
  • (bug fix) Fixed issue where the client could delete all categories or locations. Now at least one must always exist.
  • (bug fix) Fixed issue where when certain advanced search queries were performed nothing would happen.
  • (bug fix) Fixed issue where certain characters in category or subcategory names prohibited alerts from being triggered.
  • (bug fix) Fixed issues with some characters causing an execution error when a filter was applied for certain data views.
  • (bug fix) Fixed issue where the system email showed an incorrect link to the site.
  • (bug fix) Fixed a bug where after creating the first email distribution list and tabbing over to create a rule the list wasn’t showing.
  • (bug fix) Fixed a bug where an event log was being generated for an rssfeed change even when no change actually occurred.
  • (bug fix) Applied an aggregate fix to various trending graph issues, most notably: trending graph was not exporting correctly to excel when clery data was graphed.
  • (bug fix) Fixed a bug where the template drop down list in the control panel would reset and possibly show the wrong template name after a save.
  • (bug fix) Fixed a bug where the last administrator in a system could be deleted. Now always one admin must exist.
  • (bug fix) Fixed a bug where the shouts to show would be reset to 5 when a new shout was made.