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Feature updates and Bug Fixes in 2013

This page will list the details of new features and bug fixes in Zoho Creator.

Saturday, December 28, 2013

  • Images with width/height setting will now have an option to open the image in full size and to download it.
  • In Logo & Links now you can set the "Company Name" which is used in the browser title bar.
  • Attaching file_upload field of a Lookup form (related field) is now supported in "Form Schedule" -> "Send Mail"
  • Now more than 30 lookup fields are supported in Record Summary
  • Issue in iterating the SubForm records in "On Delete" is fixed
  • eomonth Deluge buit-in function always returning current year - Fixed
  • Search string with slash (/) is not working in View - Fixed
  • New edit mode popups and color tone are modified to give better look

Thursday, November 28, 2013

  • Javascript (jQuery) framework upgraded along with the JS utilities to support modern browsers and to avail more enhancements/addons

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

  • Add/Edit/Delete/Duplicate/BulkEdit options disabled for saved views (previously the links were visible but it will throw an error)

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

  • Create Report for developer is not working in new application builder (only for new accounts) - Fixed
  • Form is not rendering properly in IE7 - Fixed
  • Configuration of max-chars on a single-line field is behaves erroneously - Fixed
  • Developer rights lost when app settings are changed by a developer - Fixed
  • Hide/Show button works erroneously in some cases - Fixed
  • Parser reporting misleading error messages upon invoking string built-in methods without assigning results to any variable - Fixed

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

  • Record summary toolbar UI modified to suit the new popups
  • Not able to save toHex() function - Fixed
  • Error message not handled if invalid return type is mentioned - Fixed
  • Report as Attachment in Schedule throws error on import - Fixed
  • On adding new Lookups via form definition form gets corrupted - Fixed

Friday, September 27, 2013

  • Customer Portal has trial option now, you can try it from any edition.
  • In "Include User Submitted Data" of send mail notification if the fields doesn't contains any value it is displayed as "null" previously, now we have replaced this with empty string.
  • NEM form builder is not supporting negative values as "Initial value" for number, percent, currency and decimal field - Fixed

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

  • Deluge script error messages improved.
  • Deluge power() function returns wrong values in some cases - Fixed
  • In Html View on using aggregate records with decision field as criteria adds junk string (nviewsymbol) to the expression - Fixed
  • If both CRM User field and a Lookup field with dynamic criteria are present in a form, then the edit record window shows an error message - Fixed

Friday, September 20, 2013

  • Blank/Inline SubForm is now supported in Backup & Restore
  • INSERT & UPDATE record tasks before the "cancel submit" task are not getting rollbacked. - Fixed
  • If a Date field has allowed days, the not allowed days will be disabled automatically in the date picker. We have removed this disabling the days in the date picker alone as currently the users were not able to use the field in not allowed days. - We are checking on the possiblity to have this option again

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 (related to New Application Builder)

Thursday, September 5, 2013

  • Criteria Builder improved in Schedules section
  • Braces get added/removed in if statements and built-in functions while regenerating deluge script. - Fixed
  • In Form's set Email Notification, unable to attach the record summary for free users - Fixed
  • Commented lines after the braces are moved/misplaced while regenerating the deluge script - Fixed
  • File upload field used in a "Blank Subform", does not have the downloadable link in the view - Fixed

Friday, August 23, 2013 (related to New Application Builder)

  • Mail content with newlines and break tags are not retained in Mail Notification page - Fixed
  • Views with custom actions are not getting duplicated - Fixed

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

  • "Include user submitted data" in Set Email Notification
    • Lookup display fields will be used instead of actual lookup field in email. for example: "Employee Name - Email ID" will be displayed instead of "Employee ID" (employee ID is lookup)
    • For mulit-select lookup with display fields new-line will be used as separator instead of comma
    • CRM fields (excluding Users module) are displayed has two values ID and the actual Module value. Instead we have merged them into a single value and made it as a link to the CRM record.
  • Error in duplicating views from "Access this application" page for new edit mode enabled users is fixed now.
  • View duplication with view aggregate function such as sum, avg, min, max is not getting duplicated properly - Fixed

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

  • Now record templates can be attached as PDF or inline in email notification (check Form Settings in new edit mode for more info)
  • Lookups inside Subform is not getting generated properly in Form Definition - Fixed
  • Views of form which has multiple bidirectional fields to a same form is not loading - Fixed
  • Rich Text Fields with customized toolbar is not getting rendered properly inside a SubForm - Fixed
  • Report duplication is not working from new edit mode if it contains Lookup.RelatedFields - Fixed

Friday, July 26, 2013

  • Application and User Dashboard UI modified check whatsnew page for more info
  • Send mail notification validation improved in new app builder
  • Issue in saving Form Definition with Dropdown & Radio are fixed
  • View Record options (Edit,Delete & Custom Actions) menu scrolling issues in latest browser are fixed.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 (related to New Application Builder)

  • Generate Stateless Form & Duplicate Form is now supported (follow the below steps)
    1. Create New -> Form -> Form Templates
    2. From "Choose your Template" select an existing Form from "My Forms" group
    3. Uncheck "Data will be stored in Zoho Creator" to generate stateless form or retain it as checked to make a copy of that form.
  • Record Summary PDF generation related issues fixed

Friday, July 12, 2013

  • Max length property handled for fields in grid view.
  • New Application builder related changes
    • Image Fields used in Record Summary are not rendering properly for shared users - Fixed
    • Problem in adding Zoho CRM Users fields is fixed
    • Few app duplication problems when you have used DropDown with Others option are fixed
    • number.power(decimal) is not getting saved - Fixed
    • Function deletion is automatically switching to script builder even it is in FreeFlow editor - Fixed

Friday, June 21, 2013

  • Performance increased in SubForm record addition
  • list.toString() deluge function optimized (for better performance)
  • Report embed is now supported in HTML view (drag & drop the Embed -> "Form | View" task, Reports will be listed along with Views)
  • Filters/Search related criteria is getting applied in APIs requests as well - Fixed by ignoring this criteria, as this feature (retaining the search results) is supported only for web client
  • New Application builder related changes
    • Field Layout (multiple columns) is missed for lookup radio and checkbox - Fixed
    • Included two currency types "KYD Caymanian Dollars" and "NGN Nigerian naira"
    • Button property for "on Add" and "on Edit" is now supported

Friday, June 14, 2013 (related to New Application Builder)

  • Application Gallery is available now (under Create Application page)
  • Performance increased in loading Record Summary builder and included few enhancements in Image fields.

Friday, June 7, 2013 (related to New Application Builder)

  • Basic field type change is supported now
    • Single Line -> Multi Line & Richtext
    • Email -> Single Line
    • Multi Line -> Richtext
    • Richtext -> Multi Line
    • Number -> Decimal, Percentage & Currency
    • Decimal -> Percentage & Currency (Decimal, Percentage & Currency can be changed to Number only if the decimal length is ZERO)
    • Percentage -> Decimal & Currency
    • Currency -> Decimal & Percentage
    • Dropdown -> Radio (viceversa)
    • Multi-Select -> Checkox (viceversa)
  • Record Summary is not getting displayed for Shared users - Fixed
  • Issue in exporting PDF option from Record Summary is fixed.

Monday, May 6, 2013

  • From now on you will get notified through email whenever the usage limit reaches 90% and 100% in the below set,
  • Enabling Payment option for a form is now available in new application builder as well (placed under "Form Settings").
  • Radio and Drop down fields added from new application builder is not searchable in view live mode - Fixed
  • Form and View Definition saving has few issues in new application builder - Fixed
  • Fixed issue in "Add to parent" option of a lookup field used in a subform edit record.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

  • Performance increased in downloading files of "File Upload" & "Image" field
  • Now versions of your Deluge Scripts will have time in it (check the "Versions" link under "Script" tab)
  • Issue in creating forms through "Import XLS" option as developer is fixed

Friday, April 05, 2013

  • Upgraded security framework
  • Single quotes are now supported in Application Name (previously application builder will not load properly if it has single quotes)
  • Deluge script builder popup alignments issues fixed to support latest browsers

Monday, April 01, 2013

  • Problem in saving view definition is fixed
  • Scrolling in lookup (auto) search field returns duplicate entires - Fixed
  • Disabling the Rich Text Field (RTF) have caused few problems in editing the fields placed above this RTF fixed the same now

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

  • Upgraded security framework
  • "Set Criteria" builder in Views now supports Related fields of a Lookup field
  • Issue in saving a new view (from a existing view in live mode) with decision checkbox or number lookup fields as search criteria is fixed
  • Issue in displaying Richtext field in Mobile Site when it is disabled via deluge script is fixed
  • Now you can change the button text color in embedded forms with professional theme as well (previously it is not supported) - more customization options available here

Thursday, March 7, 2013

  • Upgraded security framework
  • Removed unwanted alert messages while switching between Freeflow editor and Script Builder (Script tab)
  • Special characters supported in creator mobile signin and signup
  • Issue in switching between Show All and Show Less components in the Forms/Views listing in design mode is fixed
  • Allow HTML support is deprecated (has the usage become lesser after the support of Rich Text Field). However existing apps with Allow HTML enabled will continue to work. From now on you will have an option to disable it but you will not be able to enable it.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

  • Option to upload files from Zoho Docs (via File Upload field) is discontinued. This change will not disrupt the other functionality of the field in any way. Already uploaded files will be available for download too. A better and closer integration with Zoho Docs is under way.
  • From now on, in View record REST API lookup related fields are listed as <Lookup Field Name>.<Actual Field Name> (eg: Department.Department_Name)
  • View width is not maintained when a filter is applied - Fixed
  • Image field with file upload option is not disabled properly when this field is disabled (from Deluge) - Fixed

Thursday, February 14, 2013

  • Issue in remove sharing from Deluge unshare task is fixed
  • CRM Fields are now displayed properly (ignored ID columns) in exported PDF

Friday, February 01, 2013

  • Deluge Script handling for Lookups with Advance Display Options, is not done in SubForm - Supported now
  • Issue in rendering View Definition page is fixed

Monday, January 28, 2013

  • Performance improved in Email Data population

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

  • Issue in duplicating view (which is in hidden section) is fixed
  • Issue in creating application from Google Docs is fixed

Thursday, January 17, 2013

  • Performance improved in Reports full data sync
  • New currency type "NGN - Nigerian currency" included
  • UX improved in Script tab Form/Field Actions and drag-and-drop tasks container
  • Criteria on Multi Select Lookup Search is not returning all results with complex criteria - Fixed
  • Summation of the Number fields are not rendering properly when the view contains SubForm fields - Fixed

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

  • Performance improved in XML RPC Api

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

  • Execution limit in Deluge add record task is removed (however account level records limitation will be applied)
  • UX improved in Script tab Form & Field Actions container (introduced internal scroll)
  • Issue in getting records with CRM fields through View Records in View - REST API is fixed
  • Handled special characters in Export to XML (RSS)
  • Restore Backup performance improved

Earlier Updates and Bug Fixes