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2016

July

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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Issue importing users from Mail SuiteBug-Fix

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

Zoho Calendar not synchronizing with Google CalendarBug-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 NameUpdate

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

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Unable to comment on TasksBug-Fix

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

Unable to edit events in the CalendarBug-Fix

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

Users unable to add followers to TasksBug-Fix

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

June

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

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 scrollingBug-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 TimesheetUpdate

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 invoiceUpdate

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 timesheetBug-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 bugsUpdate

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 optionsBlog

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 GanttUpdate

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.

Don't miss out on notificationsUpdate

Use the Notification Helper to check if you will be notified about bug events

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Error while adding users from portal to projectBug-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 enhancementUpdate

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 faceliftNew

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 tasksBug-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 gamescopeBlog

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 viewNew

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 elevatedNew

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 eventNew

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 areaNew

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 featureNew

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 TrayNew

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 templatesBug-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 pageBug-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 ProjectsBlog

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

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Search enabled for Project Custom fields in Zoho ProjectsNew

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

Notification HelperNew

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 FaceliftNew

Feed UI has been facelifted for greater visual appeal.

Edit feature for feed status and comment fieldsNew

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

Follow and Unfollow buttons in Bug Details pageNew

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-versaNew

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 TaskNew

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 APINew

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

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Spaces replaced by % symbolBug-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 templateBug-Fix

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

FEB

Access to add followersNew

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 TemplatesBlog

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 ExportNew

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 editorNew

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

Issue in task dependency view is now resolvedBug-Fix

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

Business Rule and SLA updatesNew

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 fieldsBlog

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 favoriteNew

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 viewUpdate

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 hoursBlog

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 faceliftNew

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

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DEC

Import bugs from XLS / XLSXNew

You have been importing bugs only from CSV files till date. From now on, have the freedom to import bugs from XLS and XLSX files as well.Read More

Milestone tab is now common for bugs and tasksNew

The Milestones tab celebrates its independence this December! The tab, which was placed under Tasks tab in the main menu till date, is now placed separately outside as a stand-alone tab. So, land on your milestones with ease in one go. You can also view the list of Tasks and Bugs associated to the milestones, from now on.

Release notesNew

Release notes section is introduced for milestones. You can view the list of completed Tasks and Bugs for the selected milestone in its Release Notes tab.Read More

Three..Two..One ! The clock-ticks begin !Blog

Yes, here is an interesting blog on Global timers. Read More

Overdue tasks to be listed first in the "Pending Activities" mailerBug-Fix

Going forward, in Email My Activities the overdue tasks will be prioritized over all the other pending activities in the periodical Emails sent to the user.

Favourite view in the Bugs tabNew

How would it be if there is a provision to have a list of favourite bug filters to manage your bugs more efficiently?! Here is the answer ! In the Bugs tab, add any number of custom views to your favourites in one click. You can view all your favourites under the Favourite Views tab that is displayed above your Custom Views.Read More

Create invoice for Expenses aloneNew

Say, you don't have any Timesheets. But you have to create invoice. Oh! That wasn't possible before. But now, you can generate your invoice devoid of timesheets too.

Project Summary UI enhancementNew

Change is the only thing that is constant. The world changes for the better. So do we! The Project Summary UI is enhanced just for you. Get fresh with the new look.

NOV

View the recurring tasks in the Gantt chart and CalendarNew

You can now view the recurring tasks in the Gantt chart and Calendar. And you can also add recurring tasks with the No End Date option .Read More

Work task reminder is now enhanced with new UINew

The Work task reminder pop-up in Feeds is now enhanced with a new UI.

Date format issue while exporting timesheetBug-Fix

The date format issue while exporting timesheets is now resolved.

Quarterly digestBlog

Recapturing our most recent updates. Read More

Save the filter option in Resource Utilization chartNew

You can now opt to save the filter criterion permanently in the Resource Utilization chart even after you sign out. The saved filter criterion is applied across all the projects in the portal. If you don't opt to save the filter, it is temporarily available until the page is refreshed. Read More

Alert notification while activating new timersNew

When you start a new timer for tasks assigned to you, an alert is triggered displaying the existing active timers in which you can opt to start or stop the new timer.Read More

Issue in Events and Milestones from Calendar view Bug-Fix

Events and Milestones could not be edited from the Calendar view. This issue is now resolved.

OCT

Add task descriptionNew

You can now add descriptions to tasks for more clarity about the task.Read More

View CRM detailsNew

You can directly navigate to CRM with the View in CRM link provided in the Client Users tab in Zoho Projects.

Event date issue in FeedsBug-Fix

When Events are notified in Feeds, they were being displayed one day ahead of the provided date in Calendar. This issue is now resolved.

Announcing the task and bug mapping feature and vice versaBlog

Associate tasks with bugs and the other way too. Read More

Task screen goes blank in re-size modeBug-Fix

The issue with the Task pop up screen not being displayed, when Zoho Projects screen is re-sized is now resolved.

Issue in mail templateBug-Fix

The issue in rendering of contents in html for mail templates is now resolved.

Access the user profile of the mentioned user New

You can now, click on any project user mentioned anywhere in projects and access their user profile.

Global timer widget for tasks and bugsNew

You can manage all the active timers for your tasks and bugs from a central location, which can be accessed from all the pages in Zoho Projects.Read More

Issue in task and bug commentsBug-Fix

The alignment issue in task and bug comments is resolved.

xlsx files supportedNew

We now support importing tasks from xlsx files.

SEP

Fixed the issue in deleting Custom View bugs Bug-Fix

Fixed the issue in deleting Custom View bugs with the Accessibility Details option selected as "Show this Custom view only to me”.

Edit the criteria patternNew

The Criteria pattern can now be updated directly with Edit pattern in SLA, Business Rules, and Custom View.

Share screenshots in Forums and ChatsNew

The Screen Grabber option to share screenshots is enabled in Forums and Chat.

Export as XLS or CSV filesNew

You can export the filtered options for tasks as XLS or CSV files in the Classic view.

Announcing Zoho Projects Integration with CrashlyticsBlog

Bugs logged in Crashlytics is now added into Zoho Projects. Read More

Zoho CRM integration details in Zoho ProjectsNew

You can now view the Zoho CRM integration details such as CRM Account Information and CRM Potential Information along with the Client Information in Zoho Projects itself.

Additional options for synchronising and syncing data in Zoho Reports integrationNew

Groups and Clients option is now included in the Data to be Synced field in Zoho Projects integration with Zoho Reports. Also, 3 hrs is now provided as one of the options in the SYNCHRONISE field.

Fixed the Zoho Docs re-direction issue for attachmentsBug-Fix

Task attachments can now be viewed in the Task details page itself, without being re-directed to Zoho Docs. The re-direction issue is now fixed.

Affected Milestone and Release Milestone for bugsNew

You can now associate bugs to Affected Milestone when the bug is detected, and later attach the bug to Release Milestone when it’s resolved and updated.

Separate project for BugTracker and module for BugsNew

We have now added the project “Explore Zoho BugTracker” in Zoho BugTracker portal creation. Also the Bugs module is added inside the project “Explore Zoho Projects” in Zoho Projects.

Alphabetically sort the default fields for bugsNew

The Default fields in Bug Settings can now be reordered based on Alphabetical sort too.

Aug

Fixed the subtasks reorder issueBug-Fix

When subtasks is reordered and saved, the saved order list was not maintained when the page was refreshed.This issue is now fixed.

Edit option for events and milestones in CalendarNew

You can now easily update the calendar events and milestones with the new edit option provided for the created events and milestones.

Option to include only selected project tabs for new projectsNew

You can now choose to display only the selected project tabs for all the newly created projects in a portal.

Associate tasks with bugsNew

You can now associate tasks with bugs from the bugs detail page. Read More

More options in task exportNew

You can now export tasks based on more options provided for Status such as Overdue Tasks, All Tasks, etc in Export Task.

July

Announcing the New JIRA Migration Tool: 5 Reasons to Make the JumpBlog

Import Projects From JIRA Cloud into Zoho Projects. Read More

Unapprove an already approved timesheet entryUpdate

If you want to unapprove a timesheet entry that is already approved, uncheck the checkbox to update the entry as unapproved.Read More

Hashtag bug comments and statusNew

You can now hashtag bugs and select a bug from the displayed options to post status or comments.

Associate documents to bugs New

Attach a document to the selected bug, from the Attachments tab in the Bug details view.

New UI enhancementsNew

Zoho Projects is now enhanced with intuitive UIs, to improve user experience.

Jun

Screen-grabber enhancementsUpdate

We have scaled up the Screen-grabber UI design, and added the option to crop images. You can crop any selected image based on your need.

Global reports and gantt charts accessNew

Projects Managers, Employee, and Contractors can now view their individual Gantt Charts from the Reports tab on the Home page.

New icon for eventsNew

Whenever an event is scheduled, it will now be displayed in Feeds with a prominent icon, that you cannot miss.

New filter for gantt chartNew

You can filter the Milestone Gantt chart, based on a milestone owner, using the newly added Milestone Owner filter option.

May

Associate bugs with a taskNew

You can associate bug(s) to a task to track and resolve the bugs in your projects. Read More

Fixed the issue in uploading documents in project templatesBug-Fix

When an existing project template was choosen for an active project, the documents from the template failed to upload in the active project. This is now resolved.

Fixed the printing issue in Gantt chartsBug-Fix

We have fixed the printing issue of Gantt charts in pdf format.

Set your Service Level Agreement (SLA)Blog

Service Level Agreement (SLA) in Zoho BugTracker defines what can be expected from the service provider to the customer. Read More

Resolved the bug ID duplication issueBug-Fix

We have fixed the duplication of the same bug IDs for multiple bugs.

Apr

Free additions in Premium and Enterprise plansUpdate

Pages and Chat modules are now available for all the projects in the Premium and Enterprise Plans. Read More

Reorder bug fieldsUpdate

You can now hide, reorder and save the bug fields to customize the field order to suit your Projects. Read More

Fixed the issue of task converting into a subtaskBug-Fix

We have fixed the issue of a task converting into subtask in the Free plan.

Screen-grabber in tasksUpdate

Attach and share screenshots of any webpage or screen in tasks. Read More

Attach files from desktopUpdate

You can attach files from your desktop in the Documents tab of the task details page.

Zoho Projects in CRM Plus Plan New

You can now access the Enterprise plan of Zoho Projects if you signup for our CRM Plus plan.

Mar

Export bugs with history Update

You can now export bugs along with their history, when you click Show export history in Export Bugs.

Screen grabber in Submit Bug form New

Now, you can capture or paste a buggy screen and share quickly with your audience. You can also highlight areas in the screen using the Screen Grabber tool bar. Read More

Add comments while scheduling eventsUpdate

While scheduling events in calendar, you can now share your comments about the event.

Fixed the severity order issue in Bugs List viewBug-fix

Bugs List view did not reflect the severity order, as saved in Bug settings, which is now resolved.

Document Management in Zoho Projects is now powered by Zoho DocsBlog

Document Management is now more easy in Zoho Projects. Read More

Access privileges in Invoice and ExpenseUpdate

The Admin and Manager can also view and add invoices and expenses apart from the Portal Owner. Read More

More enhancements in SLAUpdate

We have enhanced the SLA feature with the Resolve Before field which will help in escalating the bug, if it is not resolved within the set target time. And you can now filter Bugs and view bug reports based on their escalation levels. Read More

Expand and Collapse Forum MessagesUpdate

You can now expand and collapse forum message that are long.

Filter resource utilization based on a monthUpdate

You can filter and view the work hours of resources on a monthly basis. Read More

Hyperlinks for storing favorite links is now moved to ForumUpdate

The Links hyperlink which was originally in Documents, is now moved inside the Forums tab because of the framework changes in the Documents tab.

Feb

Fixed the issue in bugs status when emailed Bug-Fix

When a bug is changed to a new status and then emailed, the new status was not reflected in the mail, which is now resolved.

Fixed the time period issue while exporting Bugs Bug-Fix

When the Bugs were exported, the spreadsheet did not display the time of export along with the due date, which is now resolved.

Reorder pick list values Update

You can now reorder your pick list values while adding custom fields for bugs based on your project needs.

Resolved print issue in Gannt chartBug-Fix

Task bar of long task names were not aligned in the Gantt chart, also the task bars were broken when printed. This issue is now resolved.

jan

All date formats is now supported for tasks Update

You can now import tasks with any date format.

View only the allocated hours for the resources Update

It’s now easy to access only the allocated hrs for the project users with the new Allocated filter in the Resource Utilization chart. Read More

It’s now easier to reactivate an archived project Bug-Fix

We have fixed the issues that did not allow users to re-activate an archived project.

Search bugs easily Update

You can now search bugs without any case sensitivity. Just type the bug name or its prefix to view the bugs.

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