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Feature updates and Bug Fixes in 2014

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

Wednesday, December31 , 2014

  • Fix - Width and Height property of image field supported in view definition.

Saturday, December20 , 2014

  • Enhancement - Aggregate options (Min, Max, Sum, Avg) supported for grouped records.
  • Enhancement - In Form Properties "Form Activity" has been re-named as "Form Access" and a new option "Always" is supported.
  • Enhancement - Select and De-Select group of records is supported.
  • Enhancement - Record count supported for each group in group header.
  • Enhancement - Sorting / Grouping Details shown in view header.
  • Fix - The In-Active users in Manage Users page can now access the Customer Portal.
  • Fix - Issue in listing Shared Apps in mobile browsers is fixed now.

Saturday, December13 , 2014

  • Fix - Issue in publishing application where app name has more than 50 characters.
  • Fix - Round function in formula field now working properly.
  • Fix - Developer can also can have the privilege to access the view where its visibility has set to "Only me".
  • Fix - Application installed from Market Place not retains the theme.

Friday, December05 , 2014

  • Enhancement - In Set email Notification Auto complete  option given for "From" and "To" fields.
  • Enhancement - Usability for inserting form fields into email content has improved in Form-Mail Notification settings.
  • Fix - Add and Edit record dialog crashes when script execution error occurs
  • Fix - In Custom Action -  Multi-Select Fields can be set as Params in function call.
  • Fix - Search Records for Auto number field does not work properly.
  • Fix - After changing the primary email id zoho accounts, the  invitation mail from customer portal not updated with new email.
  • Fix - Customer Portal - add password page issue in safari browser is fixed.
  • Fix - Get url task script builder issue has been fixed.
  • Fix - Customer portal confirmation mail will be sent to approved users based on "Send Approval Mail" property from now on.
  • Fix - Get data and post data url call limit has been combined as  Web hook limit based on the plans of new pricing.

 Saturday, November 29 , 2014

  • Enhancement - Profile name and Description can be modified here after.
  • Performance - Form and View loading Performance Increased.
  • Fix - After changing the Primary email id in zoho accounts the application administrator lost his admin privilege.
  • Fix - Add notes field displayed in Field permissions is now restricted.
  • Fix - In customer portal - add password page, Service name Parameter is removed.
  • Fix - The App link name change is not reflected in customer portal.
  • Fix - Issue in passing different data types of  list as parameters in Function
  • Fix - Form submission Issue due to the zoho crm fields inside the Subform.
  • Fix - Additional Space removed while converting String to List.
  • Fix - Lookup Search in Sub-form does not works on record edit when it has enable tasks.
  • Fix - Record summary does not displayed decimal lengths properly.

Friday, November 21 , 2014

  • Enhancement - Sign Up Performance Enhanced.
  • Enhancement - Performance Enhancement in Create Application.
  • Fix - Image Preview in Summary View
  • Fix - Set Value for Field with Admin Only Visible Option in Subform is handled.

 Tuesday, November 18 , 2014

  • Enhancement  -  Performance Enhancement done for Org Accounts.
  • Enhancement  -  Number field validation in On Change.

 Monday, November 17 , 2014

  • Fix  -  End of Month function issue for the month February
  • Fix  -  ID is supported while record creation in Support Integration
  • Fix  -  Xpath criteria builder issue in CRM Integration

Friday, November 07 , 2014

  • Enhancement -  Criteria builder is now provided with predefined values on selecting Decision checkbox field
  • Fix  -  Customer Portal Corruption due to Profile deletion
  • Fix  -  Delete Profile not works when it has users
  • Fix  -  Criteria failure in Report API
  • Fix  -  Bulk Edit failure if the form has User Field
  • Fix  -  Translation Issue due to Special Character
  • Fix  -  Record Submission through zoho sites with File upload.
  • Fix  -  Decision check-box label size Increased in live
  • Fix  -  Other language file names handled properly for file upload field
  • Fix  -  Publish Removal due to Export

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

  • New Feature - Conditional Formating and Condional Custom Action in reports
  • Performance - When using ui:add task to add more options for lookup fields, its performance improved
  • Fix - Rich text field rendering on onUserInput task in perma, embed forms

Saturday, November 01, 2014

  • Fix - Signature field is handled in sendmail taks in schedule
  • Fix - Adding data through email
  • Fix - Read only property handled properly for richtext, lookup, checkbox and Users fields 
  • Fix - SendMail task validation in script
  • Fix - Date & Date-time field operations in criteria builder
  • Fix - Proper error message will be shown in XPath builder for an invalid input
  • Fix - Issues when logging script errors

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

  • Fix - Incorrect currency code populated when adding a record
  • Fix - Calling a function in foreach index task
  • Fix - Formula field returns a null value in custom action
  • Fix - Setting a time duartion value for success message
  • Fix - When creating a custom function in Zoho CRM, 'undefined' error is thrown for the first time
  • Fix - Adding new values to lookup filed that is in subform
  • Fix - Publishing a html page that has parameters

Friday, September 26, 2014

  • Feature Enhancement - Subform field's width can be adjustable from now on
  • Fix - OnUserInput issue on Lookup field enabled "Search" with option in subform 

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

  • Form automation - "Set value" task is now available for changing field values
  • Subform - OnUserInput script will be removed when saving form definition - Fixed
  • Form definition will not be saved if the form has CRM-User field or if payment enabled - Fixed
  • Email data issue - Fixed
  • Setting up record count per page for reports through view definition - Fixed
  • Report loading problem due to lookup fields - Fixed
  • Customer portal signup issue due to capital letter in email - Fixed
  • Field permissions are handled properly for shared users
  • Form schedule will not be triggered if it is configured with date-time field that has empty values - Fixed
  • Signature field is now supported in mobile application
  • Updating a value of dropdown-other option - Fixed
  • Problem when saving getUrl task - Fixed

Friday, September 12, 2014

  • Currency value with dollar($) character is possible to import now
  • isNumber & isText built-in functions issues - Fixed
  • Import xls feature to create app or form has been improved

Monday, September 08, 2014

  • New field type "Signature" is now available in creator 
  • Form Automation issues are resolved
  • CRM Application deletion issue - Fixed
  • Problem in setting up import/export permission for an user profile - Fixed
  • XML-RPC update record issue - Fixed
  • Date-time criteria(eg: 'date-time == today') is working fine now for all timezones
  • Formula field width is adjustable now
  • Formula field that has multi-select field value generation - Fixed
  • Button action will be remvoed when saving definition of a stateless form - Fixed
  • Form Automation will be removed when saving form definition - Fixed
  • HTML page creation issue when the application has no forms and reports - Fixed
  • Subform field "setVariable" task issue - Fixed
  • Date/Date-time field's build-in functions issues in criteria - Fixed
  • I18n for name of email address's used in send mail task - Fixed
  • Data synch to zoho reports is working fine now

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

  • New integration tasks are rolled out
  • Report schedule - Send mail with attachment is working fine now
  • Form submission issue resolved when the form has rules
  • Few issues related to translation are fixed
  • Having 'Added User' value in record summary - Fixed
  • Fetch record task returns 'null' value for Added User - Fixed
  • Editing an image field inside subform - Fixed

Friday, August 22, 2014

  • Unconfirmed user can not share/publish any components henceforth
  • Searching currency values in reports is working fine now
  • Issuse in saving a new view are fixed
  • Drag-n-Drop issue when adding and deleting a column in reports - Fixed
  • Function call through API - Fixed
  • Numeric keybord is now default for all the number fields in mobile
  • Newly added value will be selected automatically in case of subform-lookup fields
  • Error messages are handled properly in customer portal
  • Build-in functions can not be used in OnSuccess script for lookup fields
  • Fetching old values of fields in OnEdit->OnSuccess script handled properly
  • Criteria with date-time values handled in Form Automation - Rules
  • Issues in the aggregate record task are fixed

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

  • Customer portal - Custom domain signin problem is fixed now in reset password page
  • Issues in section deletion - Fixed
  • Builder support is available now to configure Service Desk tasks
  • Lookup issue of selecting newly added value is fixed

Thursday, August 07, 2014

  • SMS task - default connection issues - Fixed
  • Record summary is now available for send mail configuring at free flow editor
  • Customer portal made default for Enterprise express edition
  • Translation problem solved now for user defined single select & multi select fields and buttons
  • UI issues in Live Desk & Translation are fixed
  • Cloning a new report from applying changes to an existing report is working fine now
  • Send mail issue if it has record summary in it, is fixed
  • Namespace is supported in xpath builder
  • Live desk - Add/delete agent problems are fixed
  • Changes of field names is now reflected to its reports for translation
  • Issues particular to an user field are resolved

Friday, July 25, 2014

  • Show combined values of a subfrom field in a report - Fixed
  • Record summary is not working for a cloned report - Fixed
  • Script saving for a stateless form having custom buttons - Fixed
  • Auto number handled properly on OnEdit->OnLoad script
  • Issues in Add, Append and Clear tasks are fixed

Saturday, July 12, 2014

  • UI brekage - foreach task in script builder - Fixed
  • Scheduled sendmail task failure - Fixed

Friday, July 11, 2014

  • Custom actions will be listed for record summary in live
  • Problem in editing and duplicating the record summary - Fixed
  • Url redirected to homepage when logging into a public component in mobile - Fixed
  • Form duplication fails if the form has record summary on validation/success script - Fixed
  • Dropdown value addes as "-select-" if no value is selected in case of subfrom - Fixed
  • 'List:Int()' script issue for multiselect fields - Fixed
  • Record edit button is not shows properly in IE11 - Fixed

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

  • Live Desk feature is now opened for enterprise users
  • Customer portal will have Google Analytics for tracking its users
  • Application deletion failure if the app imported from google docs - Fixed
  • Form creation by template failure - Fixed
  • Custom Actions button & header link not translated properly - Fixed
  • Workflow - version, trash not working - Fixed
  • Translation is supported now for mobile properties in edit mode

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

  • SendMail task update failure if it has subform/lookup fields - Fixed
  • Calendar report creation problem if start or end date is a system field - Fixed
  • GApps createEvent integration task issue - Fixed

Friday, June 13, 2014

  • Richtext field can not be disabled inside subform - Fixed
  • File select/deselect issue of image and file upload fields while updating a record - Fixed
  • Zoho User Id is now displaying on user's profile.
  • Issue in getting a other value of a single select field is Fixed now. 
  • Form perma/embed url param-value "zc_BdrClr=_FFFFFF" will not be refelected in UI - Fixed
  • Onuser input issue of a dropdown field that is in subform - Fixed

Friday, May 30, 2014

  • Data import issue for currency field - Fixed
  • App duplication failure due to lookup add/apend tasks in subform - Fixed
  • Public components of deleted application are not excluded from the total count - Fixed
  • Form publish failure due to non english browser locale - Fixed
  • "toLong()" function for string value - Fixed
  • Decimal points is not properly shown when grouping the records in live - Fixed

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

  • Customer Portal import user issue - Fixed
  • File downloading of subform field issue in reports in customer portal is fixed

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

  • Enhanced the script builder for getUrl, openUrl tasks to add url query parameters
  • Subform, setting default & maximum rows property conflict - Fixed
  • Export PDF issue if a report has subform column of two related fields - Fixed
  • Two of deluge list function is added. 1. <list>.distinct() 2. <list1>.intersect(<list2>)
  • Radio button selection by its label text issue if options are added through script - Fixed
  • Nested map consturction problem - Fixed
  • Assigning an integer value to a decimal field through conditional if statement - Fixed
  • Erron while saving "getInvoiceInfo" task that has second paramenter - Fixed

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

  • The way of publishing Forms, Reports and Pages is modified as documented here
  • Workflow version dialog box UI issue - Fixed
  • Radio & Checkbox alignment issue in live mode - Fixed

Friday, April 15, 2014

  • Duplicate application failed due to Form Rules - Fixed
  • Lookup field with search option - UI breakage in mobile - Fixed
  • 'eomonth' deluge function issue for a leap year - Fixed
  • Script saving failure if 'sort' function is being used in subform fields - Fixed

Friday, March 28, 2014

  • Custom action is now supported in Spreadsheet type report
  • OnUpdate script execution failed for Multi-select field - Fixed
  • Shared User is not able to download an image in Subform - Fixed
  • Form Schedule execution failed if criteria is "AddedUser==AdminUser" - Fixed
  • Form Schedule performance improved
  • Form Automation - Subform tasks are included
  • Some images are shown borken for Shared Users - Fixed
  • File upload alignement corrected in live mode 
  • 'Allow other choice' option for dropdown fields is enabled for stateless form if it has created by form template.
  • Script saving issue in global function - Fixed
  • Map dialog-box display problem in CRM custom function - Fixed

Friday, March 14, 2014

  • Form Automation support for statelsess form is done
  • Form loading issue in live mode due to form rules - fixed

Friday, March 07, 2014

  • View fetching failed due to function in criteria - Fixed
  • Swdesh Charector support in Form Activity setting
  • Html page rendering in live, UI breakage if there is any non string variable being used - Fixed
  • Initial value saving and rendering problem if application date format gets changed - Fixed

Monday, March 03, 2014

  • New sharing mechanism for organization users - Based on request it will be enabled.
  • Form actions can be automated by automation setting
  • Clear task support for sub-form fields - done
  • Data misplacing in export data if the report has either hidden or grouped column - Fixed
  • New language 'Canada' support in paypal payment setting
  • Send mail task criteria for attachment handled for special characters '<' and '>'
  • Issue in setting up a default value for Date and Date-Time field - Fixed
  • Provided an option to duplicate a record summary
  • Image loading  problem in record summary - Fixed
  • Form schedule will be regenerated if a record gets updated by script - Fixed
  • Error in creation of workspace application - fixed

Friday, February 21, 2014

  • Retained the layout when the options of Radio and Checkbox are reset via the Deluge Script (this change will not reflect automatically please set the layout again to make it work)

Thursday, February 20, 2014

  • Search enabled Lookup fields with ID column as display field is not working properly after 200 records - Fixed

Friday, February 14, 2014

  • Optimized the performance of rendering a record with "Record Summary" (to handle multiple lookups)
  • Create Application is not working in IE8 - Fixed
  • Create application with single quotes is not working properly - Fixed
  • Searching special characters (like *, ?, <, >) in View/Report Search is not working properly - Fixed

Friday, February 7, 2014

  • Included three currency types "XAF", "XOF" and "AOA". Also changed the currency symbol of "PEN"
  • Not able to set criteria for Lookup.Decision_Box in Report - Fixed
  • Not able to save form definition if "On Update" block contains script with system fields - Fixed
  • Import DS is not working for cyclic lookup/subform i.e. "Form A" has "Form B" as Lookup and "Form B" has "Form A" as SubForm - Fixed

Monday, February 3, 2014

  • "On User Input" of fields are not getting triggered for forms embedded in Zoho Sites - Fixed

Friday, January 31, 2014

  • Now you can send SMS notification via creator - UI Option and Deluge Option
  • Introducing new report type Spreadsheet similar to MS-Excel - Learn more
  • Delete subform field is not showing warning if the field is used in UI tasks (On User Input or On Load) - Fixed
  • Order of Custom Filter and Auto Filters are maintained while saving it via View Definition - Fixed
  • Problem in importing DS with Auto Number is fixed

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

  • Schedules with report attachment is failing if the report contains lookup fields (with "Display Fields" option) - Fixed

Friday, January 24, 2014

  • Website page redesigned - (you can share your feedback at
  • Date filter options are not sorted properly - Fixed
  • Issue in adding more columns to a SubForm field which doesn't have a underlying View/Report under Report edit -> "Column Properties"
  • Subform iteration task is not geting regenerated properly - Fixed
  • HTML Page throws error in live mode if script-let () tag contains fetch record field which is of type other than String - Fixed
  • Not able to save "fetch" statement with "sort by" for fields Dropdown/Multi-select/Lookup - Fixed

Friday, January 10, 2014

  • Style breakage in tabs selection/mouse-hover if the hidden component in accessed in live mode
  • Max-digits of number fields are not getting updated properly - Fixed
  • Double quotes in Subject and Message of report schedule is not handled properly - Fixed
  • Import DS is not working if a HTML page and Function Name contains same name - Fixed

Friday, January 3, 2014

  • Title attribute for image field not working without the link option - Fixed
  • Date-Time field as view filter is not showing proper records for timezone other than PST - Fixed
  • Default record summary is getting loaded even if the view has configured with custom record summary - Fixed
  • Problem in assigning criteria for drop-down fields in "Form Schedule" is fixed


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