Deluge release notes

2022

Apr

Improvement

April 22: So far, the users were able to add from, to, subject, and message fields of sendmail task using the syntax assist form. Now, we have supported cc, bcc, and reply-to fields as well.

Improvement

April 11: We have added support for Twilio connection in sendSms Deluge task.

Mar

New Feature

March 18: We have supported the following two new encryptions tasks:

Feb

Improvement

February 22: The following encoding tasks are now available in Zoho Creator. These were recently made available in all the other Zoho services that support Deluge.

Improvement

February 14: The following built-in functions are now available in Zoho Creator. These tasks were already supported in other Zoho services.

Improvement

February 4: The following artificial intelligence tasks are now available in Zoho Creator. These were recently made available in all the other Zoho services that support Deluge.

Jan

New Feature

January 24:

  • Deluge's Connections page is now available in dark mode. This is supported in all Zoho services except Zoho Creator.
  • Deluge's Connections page now comes with an improved UI responsive to all devices. 
New Feature

January 20: We have supported the following two encoding tasks in all services except Zoho Creator.

 

New Feature

January 11:

1. We have supported  the following new statements in Deluge​​:

2. We have added two new artificial intelligence tasks to the existing AI tasks list:

 

2021

Dec

New Feature

December 6: We have supported the following built-in functions in all Zoho services except Zoho Creator.

Nov

Improvement

November 17: The for each element Deluge task can now iterate the contents of CSV files.

Sep

Improvement

September 17: In services other than Zoho Creator, the extract function can now return files upto 3MB.

Improvement

September 8: In services other than Zoho Creator, the hmacsha256 encryption function now supports binary output type.

Aug

Improvement

August 20: The following integration tasks are now available in Zoho Creator. These functions are already available in all the other Zoho services that support Deluge.

Jul

New Feature

July 28: The following built-in functions are now available in Zoho Creator. These functions were recently made available in all the other Zoho services that support Deluge.

  1. getPrefixIgnoreCase
  2. getSuffixIgnoreCase
  3. replaceAllIgnoreCase
  4. replaceFirstIgnoreCase
  5. reverse
  6. repeat
  7. isAscii
  8. frac
  9. nextWeekDay
  10. previousWeekDay
  11. subBusinessDay
Bug-Fix

July 16: In Zoho CRM, Zoho Desk, and Zoho People, when a connection with use credentials of login user checkbox set as true was revoked by a user, the connection was revoked for admin instead of the user who performed the action. We have now fixed this.

Jun

Bug-Fix

June 25: In Zoho Creator, detailed view of the record wasn't accessible if the report had subform - related block and the filter criteria used lookup field. We have now fixed this.

Change

June 4: For security purpose, in Zoho Creator, we have restricted explicit usage of host and origin as headers of a HTTP request sent using the Invoke URL task. This restriction was already available in other services.

Updates

June 3: All deprecated/ Zoho Authtoken-based default connections are marked as Expiring soon in the UI of the services that support the new Connections page.

You can hover over the deprecated connection, click the Migrate to OAuth button, then select the required OAuth scopes to migrate your connection to OAuth while retaining the connection link name. This allows the Deluge functions that use the connection to work uninterruptedly.

May

Change

May 20: For security purpose, in all services other than Zoho Creator, we have restricted explicit usage of host and origin as headers of a HTTP request sent using the Invoke URL task.

Apr

Bug-Fix

April 26: In Zoho Creator, while inserting multiple records to a form using Deluge's Add record task and For each task, if a value assigned to a Name or Address field was empty, all the records added in the previous iterations were corrupted. We have now fixed this.

Bug

April 8: In openUrl task, previously, when you write a script to open in new window, the new window occurred only once. Subsequent clicks led to the screens opening in the same new window. To ensure that every time you click, the screen opened in a new window, you can now provide "successive=true" as value to the last param.

Change
 

April 7: The input that will be supplied to toMap built-in function can no longer be more than 5 MB.

Improvement
 

April 7: 

  • In Zoho Creator, a new parameter <start_day> is supported for getWeekOfYear built-in function. This parameter can be used to specify the first day of a week. This support was recently made available in services other than Zoho Creator.
  • The encryption task SHA1 is now available in Zoho Creator. This task was already available in services other than Zoho Creator.
     
Change
 

April 6: In Zoho Creator, the size of the input file or the input text that will be converted into file supplied to the following tasks can no longer be more than 50MB:

Mar

New Feature

March 25: We have supported the following built-in functions in all Zoho services except Zoho Creator.

  1. getPrefixIgnoreCase
  2. getSuffixIgnoreCase
  3. replaceAllIgnoreCase
  4. replaceFirstIgnoreCase
  5. reverse
  6. repeat
  7. isAscii
  8. frac
  9. nextWeekDay
  10. previousWeekDay
  11. subBusinessDay
Bug-Fix
 

March 26: In Zoho Creator accounts that follow new Deluge framework, when a custom action that updates fields that were used in a formula field's expression was triggered for multiple records, all the other formula fields present in the form were updated with incorrect values. We have now fixed this. This was already intact for accounts with old Deluge framework. 

Bug-Fix

March 19: In Zoho Creator accounts that follow new Deluge framework, if a record with formula field whose expression uses the system fields - Added_Time, Modified_Time, Added_User_Ip, or Modified_User_Ip was inserted using Deluge’s add record task, the task execution was successful but the formula field wasn’t evaluated as expected and an empty value was populated for the field. We have now fixed this. This was already intact for accounts with old Deluge framework.

Improvement

March 16: Radians built-in function is now supported in Zoho Creator. This function was already available in other services. 

Improvement

March 8: In services other than Zoho Creator, a new parameter <start_day> is supported for getWeekOfYear built-in function. This parameter can be used to specify the first day of a week.

Feb

Improvement

February 23:

  • In services other than Zoho Creator, you can now supply a negative value to <no_of_hours> param of addBusinessHours built-in function in order to subtract the specified hours from the input <dateTimeValue>.
  • In services other than Zoho Creator, you can now add/ subtract business minutes from the input <dateTimeValue> using addBusinessHours built-in function. To do so, supply decimal values to <no_of_hours> param.


    For example:
       1. Supplying 1.59 to the <no_of_hours> param adds 1 hour and 59 minutes of business time to the input dateTimeValue.

       2. Supplying 1.65 to the <no_of_hours> param adds 2 hours and 5 minutes of business time to the input dateTimeValue.
     
Improvement

February 23: Previously in addBusinessHours built-in function, if the value supplied to <dateTimeValue> param was out of business hours, the function wasn’t working as expected. We have now fixed this.

Change

February 19: In services other than Zoho Creator, so far the download limit for Deluge webhook tasks (invokeUrl, getUrl, postUrl, putUrl, and deleteUrl) was 5 MB irrespective of the source URL's domain. Now, you can download Zoho domain files of size up to 15 MB and other domain files of size up to 5 MB.

Change

February 9: To comply with Twitter's policy, we have stopped users from creating new Twitter connections or custom services for Twitter.

Bug-Fix

February 4: In Zoho Creator, if files with an existing file name were uploaded using Deluge, the last uploaded file replaced all the existing files with the same name. We have now fixed this.

Bug-Fix

February 2:  In Zoho Creator, so far, if the individual attachments supplied to sendMail task exceeded 15 MB or the collective size of attachments of the same type (attachment types: report attachments, record templates, file objects, and file from file upload fields) exceeded 15 MB, all attachments were dropped and a note indicating the same is appended to the email content. However, if the collective size of attachments of different types exceeded 15 MB, the Sendmail task itself failed. We have now fixed this. 

Jan

Improvement

January 29: In Zoho Creator, the Merge and Send Writer integration task now supports other language characters in <values_map>. This support is already available in other services.

2020

Dec

Improvement

December 8: Previously, files in Zoho Creator fields: file upload, image, audio, and video cannot be emptied using Deluge. Now, assigning empty string to the field can be used to clear the existing value. Example: input.File_Upload = ""; clears the value in the file upload field - File_Upload.

 

Nov

Updates

November 30: New authtoken generation has been stopped throughout Zoho Suite for US domain. Refer to this post to know how it affects Zoho Deluge.

Improvement

Nov 26: workDaysBetween built-in function is now available in Zoho Creator. This function was already supported in other Zoho Services.

Bug-Fix

Nov 26: The clear subform rows task was not working as expected when used in OnEdit OnUpdate, Form Schedule, Button Workflow, and OnDelete-OnValidate workflows. We have now fixed this.

Improvement

Nov 11: getFileType built-in function is now available in Zoho Creator. This function was already supported in other services.

Bug-Fix

Nov 2: The criteria of for each task with encrypted fields can now only use the operators == and !=, and the function isEmpty(). So far, you were able to use any applicable operators but they wouldn't have worked as expected.

Oct

Updates

October 30: New authtoken generation has been stopped throughout Zoho Suite for EU and CN domains. Refer to this post to know how it affects Zoho Deluge.

Improvement

October 27: We have enabled Zoho Recruit and Zoho Inventory as default services in the connections page of Zoho Books, Zoho Invoice, Zoho Subscriptions, and Zoho Inventory.

Updates

October 15: New authtoken generation has been stopped throughout Zoho Suite for IN domain. Refer to this post to know how it affects Zoho Deluge.

Improvement

October 1: We have enabled SalesIQ, Zoho Cliq, Zoho Bookings, Zoho Creator, Zoho Calendar, Zoho Connect, Zoho Books, and Zoho Desk as default services in the connections page of Zoho Books, Zoho Invoice, Zoho Subscriptions, and Zoho Inventory.

Sep

Change

September 25: In Zoho Creator, the collective response from the info and alert statements in a function is now restricted to 500 KB. When this is limit is exceeded, the response will be truncated and appended with the following note:

The info message has been truncated because its size exceeded 500 KB. 

Improvement

September 18: 

  • We have now supported toFile function is in Zoho Creator. This function was already available in other services.
Bug-Fix

September 17: The Zoho Creator data access task - add record was failing when an empty collection was passed to a subform. We have now fixed this.

New Feature

September 11: We have supported Zoho Creator integration tasks that are based on Zoho Creator V2 APIs. The existing Zoho Creator V1 integration tasks in users' Deluge scripts are automatically restructured from zoho.creator.{action} to the format zoho.creator.v1.{action}. 

Bug-Fix

September 3: The reload Deluge task wasn't working if it was followed by a user-defined function. We have now fixed this.

Aug

Improvement

August 28: We have enabled Zoho Backstage, Zoho Campaigns, Zoho CRM, Zoho Expense, Zoho Invoice, Zoho Mail, Zoho People, Zoho Projects, Zoho Sheet, Zoho Sign, Zoho Sites, Zoho Subscription, Zoho Survey, Zoho Workdrive, Zoho Workerly, and Zoho Writer in the connections page of Zoho Books, Zoho Invoice, Zoho Subscriptions, and Zoho Inventory.

New Feature

August 28: A new encryption task, SHA1 is now available in all services except Zoho Creator.

New Feature

August 27: A new Artificial intelligence task - translate is now available in all services.

New Feature

August 12: App language identification, a new task to identify the language the application is accessed in, is now available in Zoho Creator.

Jul

Bug-Fix

July 28: In Zoho Creator, the getJSON function can now return values with the LIST and KEY-VALUE collection types. These types of values were previously being returned as TEXT.

Improvement

July 24: 

  • In Zoho Creator, the sendMail task now allows you to supply LIST of files to send multiple attachments. This functionality was already available in other services.
Change

July 14: In Zoho Creator, you can no longer download a file larger than 50 MB with an invoke URL task. This limit may be reduced further in the future.

Improvement

July 14:

  • Previously in Zoho Creator, the input to the isBlank, isDate, isNull, isNumber, and isText built-in functions had to be supplied in the following format:
    <function_name>(<input_arguments>);
    
    The following format is now also supported. This functionality was already available in other services:
    <input>.<function_name>();
    
  • Previously in Zoho Creator, the input to the isEmpty and daysBetween built-in functions had to be supplied in the following format:

    <input>.<function_name>();
    
    The following format is now also supported. This functionality was already available in other services:
    <function_name>(<input_arguments>);
Improvement

July 13: We have enabled the following as default services in the connections page in services other than Zoho Creator: Meister Task and Basecamp for all DCs | Monday for the US DC only | and Formstack for all DCs except AU DC.

Change

July 9: You can no longer download a file larger than 5 MB with an invoke URL task in services other than Zoho Creator. This limit may be reduced further in the future.

New Feature

July 3: The following built-in functions are now available in all services except Zoho Creator: truncate | signum | degrees | radians | ltrim | rtrim

Bug-Fix

July 2: When an image field in a subform row was updated using an insert row Deluge task in Zoho Creator, the image preview in the report was broken. We have fixed this.

Jun

Improvement

June 19: The Zoho Projects integration tasks create project and get portals are now available in Zoho Creator. These tasks were already supported in other Zoho services.

New Feature

June 17: The following built-in functions are now available in all services apart from Zoho Creator: sinh | asinh | cosh | acosh | tanh | atanh | atan2 | yearsDiff

Bug-Fix

June 17: 

  • In services other than Zoho Creator, the toXml built-in function wasn't working as expected when the input JSON text had the boolean value true. We have now fixed this.
  • You were able to add users to a Creator account but not to its associated Zoho One account using the assign user in profile Deluge task. We’ve fixed this.
Change

June 15: You can no longer use formula fields to define the expression of another formula field in Zoho Creator. However, the existing formula fields will work as before unless they are edited. 

Change

June 11: You can no longer download a file larger than 50 MB with invoke URL task in services other than Zoho Creator. This limit may be reduced further in the future.

Bug-Fix

June 11: In services other than Zoho Creator, the Zoho Sign download document integration task previously returned a text representing the name of the file that needs to be downloaded. We have fixed this, now it returns the downloaded file. 

Change

June 10: You can now only assign valid values to the latitude and longitude subfields of Zoho Creator's address field using Deluge. Valid latitude and longitude values range between:

  • Latitude: -90 >= to <= 90
  • Longitude -180 >= to <=180
Change

June 2: The link names for connections and custom services were automatically generated based on the display names. Now, users have to provide unique link names for their connections and custom services. An error message will be displayed if the provided link name is already taken so the users can try a different link name. The link names:

  • Must begin with a lower case letter
  • Can contain lower case letters, numbers, and underscores
  • Can contain up to 50 characters

 

Improvement

June 2: We have rolled out the following improvements for configuring custom services using connections page:

  • Previously, for API key authentication type, you were only allowed to include one parameter. You can now add as many parameters as required. 
  • You can now specify space or plus as the scope delimiter.
  • You can now configure OAuth 2 custom services with client credentials grant type.
  • You can now edit the custom services that you have created.

Refer to the help document to learn more.

May

New Feature

May 27: A new built-in function monthsDiff is now supported in all Zoho services except for Zoho Creator.

Improvement

May 20: We now support dark mode on the learn Deluge and try now pages.

Bug-Fix

May 13: We have fixed a few edge cases related to the for each Deluge task.

Improvement

May 8: We now support dark mode on the Deluge flashcards help page.

Apr

Bug-Fix

April 24Invoke URL task wasn't working as expected when an application/geo+json type content was sent as the request body. We have now fixed this.

Change

April 14: Previously, if the greater than (>) relational operator was used with TEXT or BOOLEAN values, an error would be thrown during the script execution. Now, you are not allowed to save such a script in services other than Zoho Creator.

New Feature

April 13: In Zoho Creator, we have supported auto-completion for AI tasks and Work DriveSheet, and Writer integration tasks.

Change

April 13: In Zoho Creator, when defining criteria to perform null check for a time field, variable, or value, you can now only use: <time_field/time_variable/time_value> ==  null or <time_field/time_variable/time_value> !=  null.

Improvement

April 10: We have launched our first-ever logo for Deluge.

Bug-Fix

April 7: The "old" keyword was not working as expected for name and address fields. We have now fixed this.

Change

April 3: In services other than Zoho Creator, now you can no longer download a file of size more than 1 GB with invoke URL task. This limit could be reduced further in the future.

April 2: In Zoho Creator, you no longer need to enclose the URL in the HTML anchor tag to set a value to URL field using Deluge in the following:

  • The insert record task.
  • The update record task that's present in the On Success block of a workflow when a record is "Create", "Edited", or "Created or Edited".

Please note that supplying URL enclosed in anchor tag will continue to work like before.

Mar

Improvement

March 27:

  • Reply-to addresses in sendMail task can now be provided as comma-separated values.
  • You can now use the following type of values when using the time field as criteria to fetch records:
    • A time value enclosed in single or double quotes
    • A date-time value enclosed in single quotes in the 24-hour or 12-hour format (with AM/PM)
    • The zoho.currenttime system variable
    • A time field present in the same form
    • A time or date-time field present in a related form (via a subform or lookup field)
Improvement

March 17: Clickatell (a third-party SMS provider) is now supported as a built-in connector in Zoho CRM.

Change

March 16: In view of Zoho CRM V1 API deprecation, all the custom functions with CRM V1 integration tasks will stop executing starting today. However, the functions that contain invoke URL tasks with V1 APIs will execute, but return an error response. 
Note: This update will not affect the users who have requested for an extension period.

Improvement

March 11: Now, you can add up to 20 "reply to" email addresses using Deluge's send mail task.

Bug-Fix

March 11: The Zoho Map integration task - distance between was not working as expected when the source and destination addresses were the same. We have now fixed this.

Improvement

March 6: In Zoho Creator, the alert task can now display custom error messages below a specified field in addition to displaying them in a pop-up window. Click here to learn more.

Feb

Change

February 25:

Bug-Fix

February 25: In Zoho Creator, the sendmail task was failing when a report type attachment exceeded 15 MB. Now the email will be delivered without the attachment and the following note will be appended with the email content.

Note: Attachment sent along with this mail could not be delivered since it exceeded the 15 MB limit. Please contact the sender of this email to know about the attachment.
Improvement

February 21: In Zoho services apart from Zoho Creator, we have added support for the sendmail task to accept a list of files as a value of <attachments> parameter.

Change

February 21: The leftPad and rightPad functions can no longer pad more than 100,000 whitespaces to the input text.

Bug-Fix

February 21:

  • When the <format> parameter of getDateTime function is specified as 24, it was returning the correct 24-hour formatted date and time value but along with the period (AM/PM). We have removed the period (AM/PM).
  • The <expression1> parameter of the ifNull function was evaluated twice in an execution. We have fixed this.
Improvement

February 12: A new built-in function compress is now supported in all Zoho services apart from Zoho Creator.

Change

February 12: In Zoho Creator, you can no longer save the script if an incorrect or non-existent connection name is provided as parameter for invokeUrl or integration tasks that support connections. This restriction has been introduced with the aim of preventing script executions from failing due to an incorrect connection name and it was already effective in other services.

Bug-Fix

February 11: Zoho Creator's formula field configured with conditional expression wasn't working as expected when the conditional if's "expression1" and "expression2" parameters return values were different data types. We have fixed this.

Improvement

February 4:Zoho Sheet integration tasks are now supported in Zoho Creator. These tasks were already effective in other services.

Bug-Fix

February 4:

  • In Zoho Cliq, the file fetched using the message attribute can now be sent as an HTTP request parameter using an invoke URL task. This type of message action was previously throwing an error.
  • One of the supported default connectorsGizmo, has changed their authentication flow. This caused Gizmo connections to fail for a while. We have fixed this and you can now use them again.
Improvement
 

February 3: We have revised the anti-spam measures with regard to the sendmail task:

  • Zoho Creator's anti-spam measures have been updated to synchronize with those in other services.
  • In Zoho Cliq, "zoho.adminuserid" has been restricted from being used as the sender's email address. 

Jan

Improvement

January 31: We have supported unixEpoch built-in function. It returns the number of seconds that have elapsed since 00:00:00 UTC on January 1, 1970.

Change

January 24: You can now create connections for Custom services that use the Basic Authentication auth type. And we have renamed the auth type - Basic to API Key. Click here to learn how the Basic Authentication and API Key auth types work.

Improvement

January 23: Zoho Bookings integration tasks are now available in Zoho Creator. These tasks were already supported in other services.

Improvement

January 22:

Improvement

January 21: Zoho Connect integration tasks are now supported in Zoho Creator.

Improvement

January 20: Twilio (a third-party SMS provider) is now supported as a built-in connector in the following services:

  • Zoho Cliq
  • Zoho Books
  • Zoho Invoice
Improvement

January 10: We now support the criteria map parameter for the Zoho Inventory integration task - get records in Zoho Creator. This parameter was already effective in other services.

Change

January 6: In Zoho Creator, an invoke URL task's parameter that allows you to specify the encoding scheme has been renamed from output decoding to response-decoding. This change is made with the aim of unifying the difference in parameter names between Zoho Creator and other services.