PaperVision Enterprise Release Notes

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PaperVision Enterprise Release Notes

Version
R76

Jun 14,
2013

Administrative Enhancements:

-

Added a new full
-
text process lock used for Directory Manager jobs.

-

Created a project
level full
-
text process lock when a maintenance queue item is running.

-

Created a Maintenance Queue item for processes that are unable to obtain a full
-
text process lock.


-

Clicking the “Save” button in the Automation Service Scheduling window now saves
the update
instead of saving and closing the window.


-

Updated the System Operations report to include the removal of security access.


-

The PVE XML import now allows apostrophe (‘) characters in the Company ID field.


-

When deleting document security l
evels, the information is removed from the docs table before the
DOCSECLEVEL is removed instead of removing the DOCSECLEVEL before removing the information.


-

The List Data Group Unique Paths function now creates an XML file in addition to a TXT file.


-

A count of all active Users is now included in the billing reports.


-

Renamed the Document Display Method in Entity Properties from “Use ActiveX Viewer” to “Use
PaperVision Viewer”.


-

When adding or removing project index fields on very large projects, r
emoved the SQL command
timeout.



Document Viewer Enhancements:

-

The PaperVision Web Assistant is available to all users as an optional replacement for the ActiveX
Document Viewer and Admin Controls.


-

The PaperVision Web Assistant supports all browsers
on windows
-
based operating systems.


-

Added 64
-
bit Outlook email support for sending emails within the viewer.


-

Added support for viewing documents in the Browser
-
Based Viewer using an Android device.


-

Source File Information now includes the creation

and version date/time in the PaperVision and
Browser
-
Based Viewers.


-

The Print window now closes automatically when the Browser
-
Based Viewer window closes.


-

Users no longer have to disable the Private Browsing option on an iPad to view documents in th
e
Browser
-
Based Viewer.


-

Browser
-
based viewer now supports emailing documents (emails are handled by the server).


API Enhancements:

-

Added a new PVAction.ADLoadWorkFlowDefsAll API call which retrieves all active and inactive
WorkFlow definitions and as
sociated Project definitions.


-

Added a new EmailQueueAdd API call to allow users to email documents from the Browser
-
Based
Viewer.


-

Updated the LoadSystemAccess and RetrieveDoc API calls to include a user’s email address.


-

Added a new document viewer

event when a session times out or expires so an external application
can update the Session ID.


Database Enhancements:

-

Split out the DOCID and VERSIONNUM columns in the OBJS table to help with full
-
text rebuild errors
due to query timeouts. Note that t
his change only applies to new projects created.



Client Enhancements:

-

Added a new “Mobile Device” option which includes: The ability to single
-
click a search result item to
view and formats the search results row to make it easier for users to select a
nd work with individual
rows.

-

Folder name validation is now performed when scanning documents using Scan2PVE.



Defects fixed:


-

The option to set a user’s password in the Admin Console is no longer enabled until a User Account is
selected.


-

The forwar
d slash (/) is no longer removed from field names when editing the properties of an index
field.


-

If an XML data group contains references to full
-
text PDFs that don’t exist in the data group, PVE will
no longer error when the maintenance queue runs.


-

Updated the Installation and Getting Started Guide to include instructions for installing IIS on Windows
8 and Server 2012.


-

Removed Appendix F, Configuring Microsoft IIS 6.0/7.0 from the Installation and Getting Started
Guide since the PaperVision insta
ller performs these tasks.


-

Under certain scenarios, some files would fail to register when installing PaperVision Enterprise on
Windows 8 and Server 2012.


-

Updated the System Requirements regarding the Browser
-
Based Viewer in the documentation.


-

In
certain scenarios, some single
-
page files were being incorrectly labeled in the OBJS table.


-

Updated the KB article for installing the Document Viewer and Admin Controls without user
intervention (silently).


-

The document viewer would sometimes return
an error viewing certain Report Management overlays.


-

An error would sometimes be returned when altering index values if the user’s session had expired.


-

When a user’s session timed out, the “Refresh” and “Search Criteria” functions were swapped.


-

If

a user was configuring a Report Management, Integration Definition, or Workflow definition and their
session timed out, the definition was not always saved.


-

Documented the parameters required to run PVESearchURL.aspx (including the locale parameter) in

the User Guide documentation. Also updated the online help to include the locale parameter.


-

When emailing a single
-
page of a multi
-
page PDF from the PaperVision Viewer, only the single page
is now included in the email.


-

The hotkey for scanning (CTRL

+ S) now works as expected.


-

Online help was not always working correctly on an iPad.


-

Viewing online help text using an iPad was sometimes truncated.


-

The Related Topics link in online help was being docked in the wrong place on an iPad.


-

Several

hotkeys were not working correctly in Chrome and Firefox.


-

Hotkeys did not always work correctly when PVE was installed on Windows 8.


-

The Quick Access toolbar would sometimes display multiple rows of icons incorrectly in the Browser
-
Based Viewer.


-

Page orientation and Scaling were not always persisting when navigating documents in the Browser
-
Based Viewer.


-

Resizing the Browser
-
Based Viewer window after opening a textual note would sometimes cause
hotkeys to stop working.


-

Removed the “New Versi
on” duplicated text from the Check
-
In window.


-

When adding a document from the Search Results that contained an ampersand character (&) in the
Index Field name would also display “amp” next to the character.


-

Updated online help to remove the “Require
web clients to use the browser plug
-
in” reference.


-

Users would sometimes receive an error when using the Find Text option.


-

Users would sometimes receive an error printing some COLD documents without using the overlay
from the Browser
-
Based Viewer.



Additional Notes:

-

The "PVE
-
r76.exe" file (approx. 347 MB) provides a full upgrade/full install for updating (or installing
new) PaperVision Enterprise servers, web servers, clients, etc.

-

The "PVE
-
r76
-
Install.pdf" document (approx. 1.7 MB) is the PaperV
ision Enterprise Installation and
Configuration Guide which provides detailed installation and configuration instructions.

Version
R75.3

Mar 06,
2013

Product Enhancements:

-

Updated the PaperVision

Enterprise Configuration Wizard to automatically configure the Maximum
Requesting Entity Body Limit to 62914560 and the Response Buffering Limit to 10485760 for the

PaperVision web site.

-

Changed the date_time parameter in the statistics file to yyyy
-
mm
-
dd hh:nn:ss.ms UTC. (Previously
released in R75.1 patch).

-

Changed the time_total_ms parameter in the statistics file to auto round total ms time.

-

Added the HTTP Runtime Execution Timeout setting to the web.config file.

-

Added a new variable (Servertim
e) to the PVESystemHealth.aspx page and script to display the
current date and time (including seconds).

-

Made a change to the Request Filtering option in IIS to allow users to view .mdb files.

-

Users can now print document grants or open them in their a
ssociated application directly from the
browser
-
based viewer window.

-

Added the ability to create separate statistics logging folders for each unique PaperVision web site.

-

Users can now view images in the browser
-
based viewer when hosting an http site r
edirecting to an
https site.

-

Added additional command line switches to the PaperVision Enterprise Configuration Wizard for the
CREATESITE switch.


Defects Fixed:

-

Installing only the Admin Console now includes the Admin Controls.

-

The title in the Defa
ult.aspx page now references PVE instead of PVDTM.

-

Users no longer get an error when viewing images for the first time on a second or subsequent
PaperVision custom site using the browser
-
based viewer. This only occurred when multiple PVE sites
on a singl
e server were using the same application pool.


Additional Notes:

-

The "PVE
-
r75.3.exe" file (approx. 361 MB) provides a full upgrade/full install for updating (or installing
new) PaperVision Enterprise servers, web servers, clients, etc.

-

The "PVE
-
r75.3
-
Install.pdf" document (approx. 4.2 MB) is the PaperVision Enterprise Installation and
Configuration Guide which provides detailed installation and configuration instructions.

Version
R75

Jan 11,
2013

Product Enhancements:

-

Added the new browser
-
based vie
wer that is capable of rendering image
-
based, PDF, ZIP, email,
COLD/ERM, and Microsoft Office documents without the need for any installation. It also provides the
following functionality: annotation viewing, document/page navigation, zooming, rotation, do
cument
addition, document versioning, document grants, altering index values, viewing associated documents,
view/edit textual notes, print document pages. This is supported for Microsoft Internet Explorer
(versions 8 through 10, including both desktop and
metro mode), Firefox version 17, Safari for Mac
version 6, Safari Mobile for iOS version 6, and Google Chrome version 23.

-

Added "Add" and "Scan" links to PVESearchURL when the Results Type is set to Open Documents
and when no results are returned.

-

In t
he document viewer ActiveX, added the ability to print documents in duplex mode.

-

In the document viewer ActiveX, added the ability to retain printer settings in PVE when printing in the
same viewer session without setting the default printer. This now wo
rks like more traditional Windows
application printing.

-

In the document viewer ActiveX, added a new scanning option called "Explicitly Save/Restore
Settings" to the System Settings. This provides compatibility to many scanners that were previously not
co
mpletely supported.

-

PaperVision Enterprise is now supported on Windows 8 and Server 2012.

-

The ActiveX document viewer is now supported on IE 10.

-

Updated the System Requirements section of the documentation to include more information with
regard to h
ardware and PaperVision Enterprise.


Defects Fixed:

-

Sometimes changing the Printer preferences (through Windows) was not reflected in PaperVision
Enterprise.


-

Sometimes clicking the "Font" button in the web
-
based Report Management setup window or in the

System Settings window of the Document Viewer would return an error when using Internet Explorer 9.

-

Clicking the "Cancel" button when printing a document from the Document Viewer would cause
Internet Explorer 9 to become unresponsive.

-

The necessary re
gistry entries for the automation service were not always being created during the
install when a non
-
administrative user account was used to run the service.

-

Under certain circumstances some files were not always being removed from the Windows/Temp
dire
ctory.

-

The RollBackDocVersion API call would sometimes not use the correct file if the call was made for
multiple documents from the same session in the same second.

-

Users were sometimes unable to change and save some specific Kodak and Fujitsu scanner

settings.

-

Sessions that were initiated through a Gateway that had timed out were being automatically re
-
activated.

-

Under certain circumstances, adding a document from the Search Results page would sometimes
result in an error.

-

Document Associations
would sometimes return an error if certain fields were hidden from a user.

-

Sometimes if a Workflow Instance was still processing, the Workflow History results would be
inaccurate and the More Available flag would not be available.

-

Fixed the syntax in t
he API documentation for the ADSaveDocAssoc and ADListERMProcErrors API
calls.

-

Backup Processing could fail if one of the projects in the backup job had been deleted.

-

The AttachNewDocToProject API call would sometimes attach the wrong file when multipl
e files were
being added to the same project at the very same time.

-

Under certain circumstances the wrong value was saved when altering index field values if one of the
fields contained a "Combo" box.

-

Records Retention process locks were not always get
ting cleaned up.

-

Changed the Default Web Document Display Method options in the thick Admin Console to "Use
ActiveX Viewer" and "Use Browser
-
Based Viewer".

-

Removed the page count determination (on the server) for PDF documents. Page counts are
calculat
ed during retrieval instead.

-

Adding documents that contained an "&" in the Index Field name would not always return the user to
the search screen when using FireFox.


Additional Notes:

-

The "PVE
-
r75.exe" file (approx. 361 MB) provides a full upgrade/ful
l install for updating (or installing
new) PaperVision Enterprise servers, web servers, clients, etc.

-

The "PVE
-
r75
-
Install.pdf" document (approx. 4.2 MB) is the PaperVision Enterprise Installation and
Configuration Guide which provides detailed installat
ion and configuration instructions.

Version
R74.5

Apr 16,
2012

Product Enhancements:

-

The PVDMSys.DLL now references the HTTPInterface.aspx page (rather than .asp).


-

Added the "TerminateDB" API call in the PVDMSystem.PVSystem object that allows global
database
connections to be explicitly closed.


-

API logging for web and application servers now includes error information in the log entry
(api_error_info).



Defects Fixed:

-

Expanding a PaperVision Enterprise folder containing a large number of subfold
ers sometimes
generated a browser script timeout warning in Internet Explorer 8.


-

When a large number of records were present, some reports would generate a "Timeout expired"
error when trying to view those reports.


-

When duplicate WorkFlow Instance ID
s were present, an error would sometimes be returned when
trying to view the WorkFlow Status report.


-

The scrollbar automatically moved to the top of the Search Results grid after index values were

altered and saved.


-

Removing a link from a workflow co
ntaining a post
-
condition to another workflow sometimes
generated an error.

-

Size values for the Document Viewer and Admin Controls have been updated on the Downloads
page.


-

If an error occurred while importing a workflow definition, sometimes the error

message would not be
displayed.


-

In some scenarios, switching from the Search Results screen to the Folders tab sometimes generated
an error.


-

When a WorkFlow Administrator tried to expand the Projects list, an error would be returned if rights
were n
ot granted to some of the projects.


-

The "Robots.txt" file has been added to the root of the PaperVision Enterprise web site to prevent
search robots from accessing the site.

-

Directory Manager jobs sometimes did not process .PVFULLTEXT files.

-

Copying
/pasting a folder shortcut into the original folder sometimes resulted in a continuous tree of
folder shortcuts.




Additional Notes:

-

The "PVE
-
r74.5.exe" file (approx. 227 MB) provides a full upgrade/full install for updating (or installing
new) PaperVis
ion Enterprise servers, web servers, clients, etc.

-

The "PVE
-
r74.5
-
Install.pdf" document (approx. 3.5 MB) is the PaperVision Enterprise Installation and
Configuration Guide which provides detailed installation and configuration instructions.

Version
R74.
4

Feb 20,
2012

Defects Fixed:

-

The scrollbar was sometimes missing in the Web Administration Console's Utilization Report when
lengthy lists of data were present.


-

Importing an .MDB file that contained a numeric field with the "+" character sometimes
generated an
error.


-

Columns in the Search Results, Global Search Results, and PVESearchURL screens that contained
index values with upper and lower case letters sorted incorrectly.


-

Users were sometimes unable to navigate to the next document when the

"Document Grouping"
search setting and "Use Operating System Defaults" user option were enabled.


-

In some scenarios, adding a document with two blank index fields generated an error.

-

Full
-
text search results that contained certain special characters s
ometimes returned an error.


-

The steps to perform a silent installation of the Document Viewer Controls and the Admin Controls
have changed:


--

"PaperVision Administration Controls.exe" /S /v/qn

--

"PaperVision Document Viewer Controls.exe" /S /v/qn

--

Note: You must insert a space between "/S" and "/v". However, do not insert a space between "/v"
and "/qn".


-

In certain Fujitsu scanners, the Image Mode setting sometimes did not save properly.


-

Enabling the "Automation Service Logging" system setting
was generating a new log file every time
the automation service executed an operation.


-

The maximum number of automation service instances was limited to fifty in the PaperVision
Configuration Utility. The new maximum is 10,000.


-

If the Web File Cache
Path, Web File Cache URL, or Primary Web Server URL path already exists in
the PVDM.ini file, the PaperVision Configuration Utility will no longer overwrite these paths.


-

The "Skip" button is now enabled in the SQL Server Connection Information screen du
ring
installation.



Additional Notes:

-

The "PVE
-
r74.4.exe" file (approx. 227 MB) provides a full upgrade/full install for updating (or installing
new) PaperVision Enterprise servers, web servers, clients, etc.


-

The "PVE
-
r74.4.iso" file (approx. 1.9 GB)
provides a DVD ISO image of the installation media, which
includes the entire Digitech Systems, Inc. product line (including PaperVision Capture R74.2)

-

The "PVE
-
r74.4
-
Install.pdf" document (approx. 3.5 MB) is the PaperVision Enterprise Installation and
C
onfiguration Guide which provides detailed installation and configuration instructions.

Version
R74.3

Jan 27,
2012

Defects Fixed:

-

Adding or removing fields in a PaperFlow data group and then importing that data group into PVE
when the project already ex
isted sometimes generated an error during import.


-

Importing negative currency values formatted like "123.00
-
" (with a trailing minus sign) sometimes
generated an incorrect syntax error.



Additional Notes:

-

The "PVE
-
r74.3.exe" file (approx. 227 MB) pro
vides a full upgrade/full install for updating (or installing
new) PaperVision Enterprise servers, web servers, clients, etc.

-

The "PVE
-
r74.3.iso" file (approx. 1.9 GB) provides a DVD ISO image of the installation media, which
includes the entire Digitech

Systems, Inc. product line (including PaperVision Capture R74.2)

-

The "PVE
-
r74.3
-
Install.pdf" document (approx. 3.5 MB) is the PaperVision Enterprise Installation and
Configuration Guide which provides detailed installation and configuration instructions
.

Version
R74.1

Jan 23,
2012

API Enhancements:

-

To search for index fields (against SQL) and to use those search results to limit the full
-
text database
query, insert the string "~INDEXTHENFT" into the "Parameters" section of the
PVAction.ExecuteQuery_Pr
oject API function.

-

In the document viewer, added the ScanUploadNotified property so that the file upload prompt can be
suppressed.


Defects Fixed:

-

The documentation (including online help) has been updated to clarify that the requirement for
Microsoft
’s .NET Framework is 3.5 SP1.

-

The Backup Jobs section of the ASARG manual now includes cross
-
references to related topics.

-

Appendix D of the Installation and Getting Started Guide has been updated to reference the
globalSettings.resx file.

-

In Web Adm
inistration, updated the Entity Properties tabs to automatically contain scroll bars when
necessary (for example, when the amount of text on a tab is increased via localization).

-

Fixed an issue where installing SQL Express as part of the PaperVision Ente
rprise installation would
sometimes cause an error.



Additional Notes:

-

The "PVE
-
r74.1.exe" file (approx. 227 MB) provides a full upgrade/full install for updating (or installing
new) PaperVision Enterprise servers, web servers, clients, etc.

-

The "PVE
-
r74.1.iso" file (approx. 1.9 GB) provides a DVD ISO image of the installation media, which
includes the entire Digitech Systems, Inc. product line (including PaperVision Capture R74.1)

-

The "PVE
-
r74.1
-
Install.pdf" document (approx. 3.5 MB) is the PaperVis
ion Enterprise Installation and
Configuration Guide which provides detailed installation and configuration instructions.