Release 5.1

Mark KrakeBlog, Release Notes

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In this weeks Release we focused on the new Implemeantation of the metasfresh Dashboard and the Integration of D3JS as chart library. Further on we solved some Housekeeping Issues and did Bug fixing.
Thanks a lot to all contributors for your participation. You’ve done an amazing effort again.

Thanks a lot to all contributors!
Our Release 5.1 is out now!

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We have finished a few new Features for this week’s release.

  • #1102 Field Price List Version as search Field

    Adjusted the Fieldtype for PriceListVersion. Ist now a search field (before a direct Table drop-down). This allows the user now to do a fulltext search and autocomplete and the usage of wildcards.

  • #1122 Reporting SQL for Products and vendor/ customer

    New Reporting for Customer and Vendor delivered quantities for a specified Time range.

  • #1124 metasfresh App Server start takes considerably longer

    Improvement of Startup time for the metasfresh App server.

  • #1134 Show Order ID in main window of Empties Receive

    Add a new Field in Empties receive to show the Document No. of the Sales Order.

  • #1142 Improve migration scripts handling

    Adjustment of the Migration Scripts handling. Now saving the migration scripts in a dedicated folder called migration_scripts instead of tmp folder.

  • #1161 Picking Terminal add Packing Material to Picking Slot takes too long

    Large Performance Improvement of Picking processing duration when adding Packing Material to a picking Slot. This solution improves the overall performance of the picking workflow.

  • #244 KPIs: Introduce TimeRange ending offset

    Extended functionalitie for KPI definition. Now allowing to set an offet that is used for a ofsetted timerange dataset used for comparison in bar charts.

  • #246 Row is not always marked as not saved

    Extended Functionality to mark rows as saved, allowing the front-end save indicator to react on that.

  • #200 D3JS API definition

    Integration of D3JS into the webui frontend. D3JS is used for the generation of Barchart and Piechart KPI on the metasfresh Dashboard.

  • #444 KPI Number Indicator w/ comparator

    Implementation of the Number Indicator/ comparator widget for the Target KPI in Dashboard.

  • #459 If quick input fails then don't show the quick input fields

    Improvement of User Experience. Not showing Quick Input Fields only if these are configured in the application dictionary.


We have got rid of the following Bugs in this Release.

  • #1140 too many prices in pricelist report

    Fixed a Bug that showes to many prices on printed Partner Pricelists.

  • #1153 Pricing wrong w/ more than 1 Packing Instruction

    Fixed a bug that did not wlloe to define and use prices for product prices withe more than one packing instruction.

  • #1160 Material receipt label is printed for each TU on an LU

    Bug Fix for the automatic Label Printing in Material Receipt Process. Now only the defined amount of copies are printed.

  • #1162 Split from non-aggregate HUs can lead to wrong TU quantities

    Bug Fix for the Split action in Handling Unit Editor.

  • #1171 Inactive BPartner is not shown in open items report

    Fix for the Open Items report. Now also showing Open Items for decativated Business Partners.

  • #1172 Show only those weighing machines which are available for HU's warehouse

    Filtering the shown weighing devices to thiose that are valid for the given Warehouse in HU Storage.

  • #179 Cleanup metasfresh-webui repository

    Housekeeping task to cleanup the metasfresh-webui repository, getting rid of discontinued stuff.

  • #238 Attributes propagated on everything in TU

    Fixes a Bug that allowed to propoagate Attribute Values on a whole Handling Unit just through moving a low level HU into the Handling Unit.

  • #524 Location Editor cannot read property bug

    Fixing a Bug that broke the functionality of the Location Editor.


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Mark Krake


Co-founder & Managing Director of metas GmbH. Perpetual innovator and continuous community worker of metasfresh ERP. Free Software, Open Source and UX enthusiast.

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