Projects -Whats New

What's New

2016

Oct

NaNoWriMo

Blog

"The Winds Of Winter" might be taking its time in nearing completion, but you only have a month to finish your novel. Bring out the writer in you.

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Update in My Tasks Page

Update

Now close or move tasks, change their owner or priorities in bulk from My Tasks in Classic view.

TaskList Pie Chart

Update

View your tasklist as a pie chart based on the user, task status, priority or percentage of completion.

Screen Grabber in Feeds

Update

You can now add screenshots while commenting in feeds.

Timesheet Export for Bugs

BugFix

Start and end time were not being recorded when exporting timesheet for bugs. This has now been resolved.

Create New Projects

BugFix

New users were unable to create new projects. This is now fixed.

Chat Feature in Zoho Projects

Update

The Chat feature inside Zoho Projects now has an improved visual appeal.

Support in Zoho Projects

Update

Support finds a new home in the Needs Help section.

Sep

Enhanced Time-Log Settings

New

Customize your time log settings to allow or disallow entries for the past and the future.

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Log Hours in Task Details Page

BUG-FIX

Clicking on Log Hours did not elicit any response from the UI. This has been fixed.

Filters for Project Forums

NEW

Use filters to easily sort and view the required forum posts in your projects.

Import MPP files

BUG-FIX

There was an issue importing the latest version of MPP files. This has been resolved.

Adding Tasks in Google Apps Login

BUG-FIX

Google Apps users were unable to click the Add button when adding a task. The button has been repositioned.

Project Description in Zoho Reports

New

Zoho Reports now syncs project descriptions.

Filter for Tasks

BUG-FIX

Users were unable to use the filter option to view closed tasks. This has been resolved.

Aug

10 years of Zoho Projects

Blog

We are 10 years old! And we are celebrating!

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Zoho Projects and Slack

Blog

Zoho Projects now integrates with Slack to make communication simpler.

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Bug Reminder

Update

Never miss out on your bug deadlines. Set reminders to stay on top of your bug fixes

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Bug Custom View Current Login

Update

Use Custom View to show only bugs pertaining to the user who has logged in.

Slack Integration

New

Now, you can push your project updates to Slack feeds and manage your project activities.

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Insert Code

Update

We have brought back the option of inserting codes in our text editors.

Feed Duplication

Bug-Fix

Feeds duplicate from the start when users scroll to the bottom of the page. This is now resolved.

Multiple attachments when adding a new task

Bug-Fix

When adding multiple attachments simultaneously in the Add New Task page, only the last file was uploaded. This is fixed.

Start and End dates using email alias

Bug-Fix

When adding a new task using email alias, the start and end dates were not updating. This issues is now resolved.

Printing Gantt Charts

Bug-Fix

Now you can print Gantt charts without any break in UI.

Jul

Push notifications for Bug updates

Update

No more missing out on updates to bugs. Any update or escalation is pushed to your notification immediately and shows up on the feed.

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Importing users from Mail Suite

Bug-Fix

There was an issue with importing users from Mail Suite. This issue has been resolved

Synchronizing Zoho Calendar with Google Calendar

Bug-Fix

Multi-line entries were throwing an error when syncing with Google calendar. This is now resolved and entries will show up in a single line.

Customize Bug Icon and Name

Update

The bug icon and name can be changed as per business requirement.

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Adding comments to Tasks

Bug-Fix

Some users could not add comments for tasks. This has been fixed.

Edit events in the Calendar

Bug-Fix

There was an issue when editing events in the calendar. This has now been resolved.

Add followers to Tasks

Bug-Fix

Some users reported the Add Followers feature wasn’t working. This has been resolved.

Jun

Image pop-up enriched with zoom-in and zoom-out feature

Update

We have elevated the image pop-up section with the zoom-in and zoom-out feature. Now, you can click to expand and condense images for a better look and feel!

Issue in Log Hours scrolling

Bug-Fix

When the list of log hours of the tasks were exceeding the page limit, users were not able to scroll down to view the entire list. This bug was taken into action and was successfully amended.

Two new enrichments in Timesheet

Update

Timesheet is all set to level up your experience with the two latest enhancements. First, you can export timesheet for all your archived projects as well. Second, the Group By User functionality will also display the email IDs of users who log entries accordingly.

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User based hours support while generating invoice

Update

You can view the billing details of multiple users based on their individual hours in your invoices from now on. You can also choose the fields of your choice in the item name and item description fields when you generate your invoice.

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Inaccurate total log hours while exporting timesheet

Bug-Fix

The total log hours in timesheet export were displayed inaccurately. This issue is fixed. And, now you can check the total log hours without any hitch!

Set mandatory custom fields in bugs

Update

You can now customize fields and set them as a mandatory custom field in your bugs section. Try it yourself!

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May

Timesheet with more options

Blog

We now have an enhanced version of Timesheet with more options and a different look and feel.

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Filter option to view all the users is enabled in Calendar and Gantt

Update

Until recently, you were able to access the data in Calendar and Report & Gantt charts only for the default Me filter option. Now, you will be able to view the All User data by removing the Me filter option.

Get notified on bug events using Notification helper

Update

Receive real-time bug event notifications on the go using the new exclusive feature - Notification Helper. Now, get updated on the project snags and debug it in no time.

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Error while adding users from portal to project

Bug-Fix

While adding users from the portal to individual projects, users were hindered by an error pop up. This issue was mended successfully. Now, users will be able to add the requisite users to any project from their portal.

Timesheet enhancement

Update

It's time to manage your team's productivity picture-perfect using the four unique enhancements in timesheet. Start calculating the project's overall performance using group by user, group by date, group by project report, and group by client report. Timesheet is all set to size-up the potency of your team!

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Calendar facelift

New

What's up in calendar this month? Hola! Experience the all-new calendar with high-end visibility and distinctive look and feel. Open your calendar tab and watch out the new enhancements.

Issue in work hours for tasks

Bug-Fix

The work hours for task was wrongly estimated from the business hours settings when the task had more than two owners. This issue is now resolved.

Apr

Make work more engaging with gamescope

Blog

Earn points by making progress with tasks and bugs. Win trophies by collecting maximum points in a game. Achieve targets and earn badges. Show these off on your profile and on the scorecard.

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Save your custom view

New

It's easy to access your project bug details, from now on. You can filter the bug details and save it to your existing custom view or create a new custom view using the Save and Save As option.

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Storage space elevated

New

The storage space in all the plans are upgraded successfully. Now, you can enjoy an exclusive storage space of 10GB in the Express plan and 100GB in the Enterprise and Premium plans.

New SmartAdd event

New

Now, you can create events in your calendar in a better and effective way using the SmartAdd Event. Try now and elevate your event's stand to the next level!

Gamescope - Your portal's play area

New

How about a portal game, wherein you can compete with your team mates and accomplish the tasks on-time? Looks interesting right! Gamescope can make your work more adventurous with some exciting trophies and rewards. Now, the game starts, are you ready to win?

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All paid plans are enabled with the user export feature

New

Until recently, you were able to export users only in the Enterprise plan. But, here we come with a new enhancement. Now, you can export users in all our paid plans.

Get answered on the go with the all-new Bottom Tray

New

Stumbled upon what to do next? Fret no more! Here is the Bottom Tray that can lead your way. Click the Need Help icon at the bottom right corner of the page and clear your doubts in the blink of an eye.

Unable to copy business rules from the project templates

Bug-Fix

While creating projects using project templates, the business rules were not copied from the project templates. This issue is successfully fixed.

Error in loading Portal Clients page

Bug-Fix

Recently an user who owns more than 3000+ client users raised a complaint that he was not able to load his portal client page. The issue was immediately taken into action and fixed successfully.

Mar

Zapier Integration with Zoho Projects

Blog

Integrate Zoho Projects with other apps and automate workflows with Zapier.

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Search enabled for Project Custom fields in Zoho Projects

New

You can search for single and multi-text project custom fields in the universal search box in Zoho Projects, from now on.

Notification Helper

New

Zoho Projects introduces Notification Helper - A quick guide that helps you to check whether you will receive email notifications for any specific bug - event mapping or not.

Feed Facelift

New

Feed UI has been facelifted for greater visual appeal.

Edit feature for feed status and comment fields

New

It is possible to edit your feed status and comments for the posted status, from now on.

Follow and Unfollow buttons in Bug Details page

New

You can choose to follow or un follow any bug in the Bug Details page.

Carry over custom fields from template to project and vice-versa

New

When you create a project from a template, you haven't been able to import the custom fields from the template to the new project or vice versa, for that matter. From now on, you will be able to copy the custom fields as well.

Task description added in Export Task

New

When you export task, the exported file had only the Task name. Going forward, the file will contain the Task description as well.

Project Custom Fields in Rest API

New

It is now possible to create a project with custom fields using Rest API.

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Spaces replaced by % symbol

Bug-Fix

Space characters have been replaced by '%' in the URLs keyed in the comment sections of status,task, and bug fields. This issue is fixed now.

Unable to move tasks in a project template

Bug-Fix

The issue in moving tasks between two tasklists in a project template has been fixed.

Feb

Access to add followers

New

Till date, the users in Reporter and Assignee roles only were adding followers in Bug details. Going forward, Admins, Joint Admins, and Managers can also add followers in the Bug details page.

Webhooks and Email Templates

Blog

There are newcomers to Bug Settings of late. They help you to handle real-time bug notifications better. Why wait?

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Bulk owner update for tasks in plain view

Bug-Fix

In Tasks - Plain view, we have fixed the issue with respect to bulk update of Owners for different tasks in one go.

Is your project strict ?

Blog

Be kind and be strict. Puzzled? Zoho Projects introduces Strict Project management where you can freeze the deadlines of your project and deliver great quality on time, every time. Explore more on Strict Projects.

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User Export

New

You can export user data either for one project or across multiple projects through the Export User option in the Users or All Users page.

Mini editor

New

Mini editor is enabled for Status, Task comment, and Bug comment fields in Zoho Projects.

Issue in task dependency view is now resolved

Bug-Fix

Hello, SystemV/CST6CDT timezone users ! The issue in the Tasks - Dependency view is fixed.

Business Rule and SLA updates

New

UI has been enhanced for Business Rule and SLA sections for a great visual appeal. You can select multiple values in a rule, for all the fields, when you add or edit criteria for business rules and SLAs.

Project custom fields

Blog

Craft your project with the fields that match your business needs. Here's a blog on how you do it.

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Marking predefined view as favorite

New

In the Bugs tab, like Custom Views, add any number of Predefined Views to your favorites in one click. You can view all your favorites under the Favorite Views tab displayed above your Predefined Views.

Jan

All default fields are editable now in the Bugs List view

Update

You have been able to edit only the Assignee and the Status fields among the other default fields in Bugs - List view, till date. In order to lessen your navigation time among tabs and to help you edit other fields faster, we have come up with an update where you can edit all other default fields in the Bugs - List view itself.

User based Planned Vs Actual hours

Blog

Man proposes,God disposes! Does this saying ring a bell? Yes, things might or might not happen as planned in our lives. So do our projects. Most of us would have wished for a feature that clearly demarcates the planned hours and the actual ones logged for activities.Our Santa did hear you and here he is, with the all-new Planned vs Actual tab !!!

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Alignment issues in notification mails for task comments are fixed

Bug-Fix

Earlier, when you comment for a task with line breaks, in your project feed, the corresponding notification mail content had alignment issues. Those issues have been fixed and you will now receive notification mails in the same format as how you comment for tasks in the project feed.

Web to Bug Form - UI facelift

New

File bugs from external sites with an enhanced UI in Web to Bug Form that gives a great visual appeal.