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BI Office 6.50 released

 

July 2, 2018

Release Notes 6.50 (File attached)

Here's a link to the BI Office customer portal where you can find and download this new version.

Issues Addressed

TOOL

DESCRIPTION

Environment

Communication Tier:

  • Fixed an issue in the Microsoft .NET WCF communication framework, where performance was uneven when placed under heavy loads
  • Load balancing:
    Fixed an issue where the failover mechanism did not engage in a timely manner

Login:

  • Fixed a login issue after an upgrade from version 6.44
  • Fixed a forms login authentication issue

Cache:

  • Fixed a caching issue, where changes in a storyboard appeared to be unsaved
  • Fixed a Query Cache issue when using KPI gauges
  • Fixed an issue where editing of a KPI or Gauge style did not take effect when caching was on
  • Fixed an issue where a role change did not take effect in HTML5 due to a caching problem

Security:

  • Added TLS/SSL 1.2 support.

Data Discovery

  • Fixed an issue where instead of the default theme, an incorrect one was being saved when creating a new book
  • Fixed an issue where outside data labels were cut off on Bar Charts
  • Fixed an issue where a gauge component shows an incorrect value for the Target when using a Dutch UI language
  • Fixed a font size mismatch where font sizes of some chart labels are different than other labels although all labels are configured the same
  • Fixed an issue where an error message appeared after right clicking on a chart legend
  • Fixed an issue where subtotals were shown with grand total data in a specific scenario
  • Fixed an issue where selecting descendants/children of a parameter throws an error
  • Fixed an issue where cubes did not appear in the list when one of the cubes in the data source was corrupted
  • Fixed an issue where a slicer didn't work when a book was opened from a link

Storyboard

  • Fixed an issue where a slicer was not populated with data when the storyboard was opened from a link
  • Fixed an issue where a variable's default selection was shown as the variable name
  • Fixed a Conditional Display issue when using a variable

Publication

  • Fixed a font formatting issue with TOC
  • Fixed an issue where the browser became unresponsive after making a modification in a publication
  • Fixed an issue where an error appeared after clicking a jump button

Data Modeling

  • Fixed an issue where adding a Salesforce Data source failed in case TLS 1.0 has been disabled

HTML5

  • Fixed an issue where Variable Interaction was not interacting on the first click, but only from the second one.  
  • Fixed an issue where a chart was not filtered correctly
  • Fixed an export issue with cascading slicers
  • Fixed a storyboard geospatial issue related to Hebrew characters in a grid
  • Fixed a JavaScript error when viewing a map
  • Fixed an issue where KPI arrows were inconstant with the arrows that appeared in Silverlight

Backstage

  • Fixed an issue where importing a PAXL failed intermittently when on a Multi-server environment
  • Fixed an issue where some custom elements couldn't be purged
  • Fixed an issue where the DSC did not work correctly with ProClarity Content
  • Fixed a DSC issue where an administrator was unable to update some content depending on its security role
  • Fixed an issue where the MDW, when running from the Admin console, was unable to find content located in private folders.
  • Fixed a MDW issue where content wasn’t updated as expected

API

  • Fixed a "GetCookie" REST API cross-origin issue
  • The ‘User’ object used in the APIs has been corrected to reflect its old signature.
    It now includes a new property for ‘ClientLicenseID’ to return ID’s as separate from ‘ClientLicenseTypes’
    You can read more about it here

Printing

  • Fixed an issue where Word cloud size and color measures names appeared in the printout of a publication.
  • Fixed an issue where the grid wasn’t aligned correctly in the Publication printout
  • Fixed an issue where an Excel publication was partly visible due to a freeze pane issue
  • Fixed an issue where it wasn’t possible to print/export items when using SSL if TLS 1.0 was disabled on the BI Office server

Admin Console

  • Fixed an issue where a communication error appeared intermittently

 

FEATURE

DESCRIPTION

Online Help

  • BI Office help has been re-built into a single online help system, bringing together all the various aspects of help under one ‘roof’. The new help URL is “https://biofficehelp.pyramidanalytics.com

TLS/API

  • BI Office now support  TLS/SSL 1.2
    For clients who had to disable their TLS 1.0 or 1.1 and use API, please read the following post on our community site

 

Other related posts for 6.50 include:

TLS changes and BI Office APIs

New BI Office Help Portal
 

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