HowNow X [Pre-Release] Release Notes


April 2020

HowNow 10.0.0.194 Pre-Release

Improvements & Enhancements

  • Jobs & Ribbon 
  • After signing into Portal 'Restart File Helper Service' message no longer appears | HH-2045
  • Implemented timezone functionality for HowNow Hub | HH-1938
  • Implemented secure multi-firm support for Hub via File Helper Service | HH-1803
  • Implemented database re-indexing scripts for performance improvement | HH-1893
  • Implemented automatic keyword tagging for email attachments | HH-1680
  • Streamlined Reporting, removed Printer option | HH-1249
  • Preview is turned of by Default and not currently available in HNX | HH-1619
  • Improved token expiry messaging | HH-1999
  • Allow Previous Backups Feature for Administrators now added in Records Profile area | HH-1925
  • Search performance Improvements | HH-1910, HH-2132, HH-2067
  • Increased Link Code field to 32 Characters - HH-2061
  • Searching in Records using .ppt, .docx, .xlsx, .pdf now optimised | HH-2006
  • All users can update - now defaulted to ON | HH-2007
  • End of Life Home and Organisation Tabs | HH-1661
  • User Interface enhancements when uploading documents | HH-2039, HH-2126
  • Removed the message to restart the File Helper Service after logging into the Portal | HH-2045
  • New 'Echo Profiling' feature added when profiling documents to Records | HH-2155
  • Workflow is now turned on for licensed clients | HH-2185
  • End of Life Budget and Time from Jobs and Tabs functionality and tabs | HH-2161

Resolutions

  • Merge letters using multiple clients are now working as designed | HH-1662
  • Smartlinks is now notifying again when an update is required | HH-2064
  • Improved loading/status areas of User Interface | HH-1692
  • Signatory position should now pre-fill correctly when creating a batch from Knowledge | HH-1808
  • Resolved an issue to ensure the Watch Folder functions as designed | HH-2086
  • Content Download no longer causing errors in the log file | HH-2040
  • Duplicating a document now inherits visibility | HH-2111
  • The Client assigned to a Task can now be changed without error | HH-2093
  • When deleting in Knowledge the correct Edition will now be deleted | HH-2118
  • Knowledge are now saving to the Content folder again | HH-2128
  • Adding Revision Notes to Knowledge is no longer producing log file errors | HH-2089
  • Inviting Clients to the Portal is now working as desgigned again | HH-1507, HH-1865, HH-1857
  • Filters now lists and loads when exporting documents to the Portal | HH-1776
  • Filtering on Tasks no longer producing log file errors | HH-2076
  • Signatories are now correctly pulling into the New Profile Wizard form | HH-1230
  • 'Assign a Task' form now tabs in the correct order | HH-2152
  • Add-in are successfully notifying users when updates are required | HH-2064



January 2020

HowNow 10.0.0.172 Pre-Release

Improvements & Enhancements

  • Jobs & Ribbon Filters are no longer visible when when licensed for Tasks only | HH-1606
  • All search bars require the user to press Enter after typing the search criteria in line with Online solutions | HH-1604
  • Visibility area is no longer available on the Ribbon Filters when licensed for Tasks only | HH-1613
  • HowNow X now requires 2FA 
  • Record Versioning is turned on by default to 3 | 
  • No longer retains retired files in the HowNow folder | HH-1911
  • Improvements in the Software Update process | HH-1496
  • Document locations can no longer viewed in the wizards | HH-1866, HH-1865
  • The Checked Out function has been retired | HH-1513
  • Preview functionality has been removed while it is being rewritten to accommodate cloud access of files | HH-1871
  • Cloud Storage account creation locked down by new secure access code | HH-1838
  • Optimised Clearing of filters | HH-2005
  • Optimised File In Use checks for HowNowX | HH-1992
  • HowNow can now be launched from the Software Updater dialog | HH-2009
  • Grid paging optimised for faster return of search results | HH-2050

Resolutions

  • Merge Document dialog no longer shows a Test Hint | HH-1310
  • Scroll bar now working in Knowledge >Default Record Location dialog box | Hh-1878
  • Records and Knowledge Import tool now refreshes the location | HH-1889
  • Icons now populate when using the Import Records button | HH-1880
  • Records Cataloging optimised for HowNowX | HH-1811
  • Resolved an issue where files in the recycle bin could not be opened | HH-1972
  • Resolved time zone issue for AU states | HH-1940
  • Can now remove items from the Review list | HH-1986
  • Draft Word and Excel documents are now opening in Edit mode | HH-1869
  • Resolved an issue where Editions weren't renaming | HH-2046
  • Firm Name can now be changed successfully | HH-2015
  • HowNowX software will now install into the chosen directory | HH-1980
  • Filtering on highest edition will now show the highest edition you can see based on the recycling bin button being set or not | HH-1954
  • Port 445 accessible message is now shown after checking access to any drives instead of all of them | HH-1996
  • Opening HowNow with DataModified or any other date field will now sort in the correct order | HH-2047
  • Styling of default record locations, default record location = bold & blue, default Portal location = bold & green, archive = red
  • Only one default Client Portal Default location can be set | HH-1964
  • Authors/Users now identified by their name instead of their initials | HH-1988
  • Logo Updates - HH-2008
  • Resolved an issue when adding documents to Knowledge | HH-2083
  • Knowledge Import has been simplified and shows a validation error if the title already exists | HH-2077
  • Popup boxes sizing should no longer change | HH-2059
  • New signing certificates have been assigned to installers | HH-1962, HH-1971, HH-2023
  • Resolved inconsistencies in indexes | HH-2044



August 2019

HowNow 5.2.0.101 Pre-Release

Improvements & Enhancements

  • In the Records tab 'Create Follow Up Task' has been changed to 'Assign a Task' | HH-1426

Resolutions

  • Record Locations now show locations with multiple Teams Visibility assigned | HH-1461
  • Column heading no longer flicker to the field names when clicking on Record Locations | HH-1367


HowNow 5.2.0.97 Pre-Release

Resolutions

  • Fixed a problem which would cause an error regarding corrupted or incompatible filter settings from recurring after restarting HowNow  | HH-1270
  • Default Sort columns that were previously set to descending sort order in HowNow 5.0 should now also default to descending order in HowNow 5.2 as well | HH-1273
  • "Update from External Database" is available for users that can edit contacts | HH-1018



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