May – December 2018 Updates

In 2018 we streamlined our release rollout process so that most updates are seamless, with no downtime required. This enables us to release new features and bug fixes as they are ready.

December 2018 Updates

  • 12/11 – Rails has been upgraded to version 5.0. For proper security and maintenance, we have upgraded LiquidPlanner to a more current version of the Rails framework.
  • 12/11 – HOTFIX: To Do Items are no longer prevented from being edited and marked done.
  • 12/11 – HOTFIX: Selected filters are now displayed in all Analytics Reports.
  • 12/11 – HOTFIX: API track_time request no longer fails when work_performed_on parameter is sent.
  • 12/12 – HOTFIX: ‘Done’ and ‘Flag’ Columns in Analytics Reports and Analytics Dashboard Widgets are now populating correctly.
  • 12/12 – HOTFIX: Selecting ‘No Client‘ in the Filter by Client on the Projects tab no longer causes an error.
  • 12/13 – HOTFIX: API requests for Analytics reports data now return all the hour metrics consistently in a string format.
  • 12/18/18 – HOTFIX: URLs starting with fmp:// are allowed again in External Links.
  • 12/18/18 – HOTFIX: API track_time request no longer fails when work_performed_on parameter includes time.
  • 12/18/18 – FIXED: The team_name parameter is now returned by members API endpoint for disconnected members.
  • 12/18/18 – FIXED: Update Timesheet request link in the Time Tracking Widget on the Home Tab now redirects correctly to Timesheets page.

November 2018 Updates

  • 11/14 – FIXED: “Created by: Me” Custom Status Filter now also works on an Analytics Table widget in Dashboards
  • 11/14 – FIXED: The Client View button is now highlighted on the side navigation bar when you “Add and View” Client(s)
  • 11/14 – CHANGED: (API) You can now limit the number of entries returned on the timesheet_entries endpoint using the “limit” parameter. This limit is set to 1000 by default on unfiltered requests.

October 2018 Updates

  • 10/3 – FIXED: Date filter with Custom Date Range is no longer ignored on Dashboards for users with a different date locale.
  • 10/17 – NEW: Users can now enable and disable the Help Button in their Personal Profile Settings.
  • 10/17 – CHANGED: The Help Button’s appearance and placement have been adjusted to improve its usability:
    • The color has been updated to be consistent with our brand colors and accessibility guidelines.
    • The Help Button no longer auto-translates to other languages to maintain consistent size.
    • When you open a dialog window, the Help Button now stays behind it to ensure it never interferes with the selection buttons in the dialog.
    • The Help Button is no longer visible to Dashboard guests and Portal guests if they have no member accounts in any workspaces.
  • 10/17 – CHANGED: The error message after unsuccessful login attempt now specifies whether the email address or the password was invalid.

September 2018 Updates

  • 9/6 – FIXED: Project count by Custom Field in donut widget now always displays the correct number in the “Other” roll-up.
  • 9/19 – NEW: Help button in the lower right-hand corner of most tabs in the app enables you to contact our support team quickly and easily when you need assistance.

August 2018 Updates

  • 8/17 – Ruby has been upgraded to version 2.5. The LiquidPlanner app is largely written in the Ruby programming language. For proper security and maintenance, we have upgraded LiquidPlanner to a more current version of Ruby.
  • 8/17 – HOTFIX: Users with Date Locale in dd/mm/yy format no longer get an error when exporting Timesheets or saving PDF snapshot.
  • 8/29 – FIXED: Sub-folders are now clickable in Analytics Table Widgets on Dashboards.

July 2018 Updates

  • 7/14 – FIXED: Improved error handling on Timesheet page to avoid the 500 error.
  • 7/25 – FIXED: Converting a virtual member to a real member no longer causes “Member has left workspace…” alert.
  • 7/25 – FIXED: Clicking project link on My Work or Timesheets pages now always lands on the correct item on the Projects tab.

June 2018 Updates

  • 6/12 – NEW: Inline-Edit Owner dialog now has a text explaining the effect of removing a person.
  • 6/13 – FIXED: Downloading Analytics report as PDF no longer causes an error for reports containing numbers over seven digits long.
  • 6-14 – FIXED: Invitations to Dashboard guests with long email addresses no longer fail to send.

May 2018 Updates

  • 5/2 – NEW: For Administrator level users, the Help tab now has Knowledge Base Search bar and Learning Path Guide.
  • 5/2 – FIXED: Webhooks no longer get disabled after updating a project for a packaged task.
  • 5/2 – REMOVED: Affiliate program has been terminated.
  • 5/8 – NEW: The Help tab now has a Knowledge Base Search bar and Learning Path Guide for all members.
  • 5/8 – FIXED: Inherited tag no longer gets duplicated in timesheet export of packaged tasks.
  • 5/8 – FIXED: Bug: Totals are no longer missing for $Delta Contract vs Total Non-Billable Cost and $Delta Total Billable Cost vs Total Non-Billable Cost in Analytics and Dashboards.
  • 5/8 – FIXED: API workspace changes request now returns change records sorted by created_at date in ascending order.
  • 5/17 – FIXED: Duplicate entries no longer appear in Analytics rollup reports and Analytics Table Widgets on Dashboards.
  • 5/17 – FIXED: Manage Email Preferences link no longer appears when viewing other members’ profiles.
  • 5/31 – CHANGED: Owners of a closed workspace will now see a warning that their workspace will be deleted in its entirety after 30 days of inactivity. Signing in prior to that will extend the access period.

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May – December 2018 Updates was last modified: February 27th, 2019 by Nadia Welter