Release 5.2

Mark KrakeBlog, Release Notes

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We had a great week with metasfresh at the CeBIT 2017 and had the great opportunity to talk to a lot of people and introduce our new architecture with Rest-API and the brand new Web User Interface. The feedback was amazing and showed us clearly that we are moving in the right direction with our project and development.
Thanks a lot to all of our contributors for your endless energy and participation. Your are doing an amazing job!

“About gnus, zebras and crocodiles.”
Thanks a lot to all contributors! Our Release 5.2 is out now!

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Although metasfresh war on the CeBIT for the whole week, the development went further on. These are the new features we released this week.

  • #453 Closing modal or window with unsaved changes

    Providing a better usability when changing the window or modal overlay with unsaved changes.

  • #461 If tab layout's "supportQuickInput" is false then don't show the "Batch entry" button

    The batch entry buttrons for quick input are now not shown when the layout provided by rest-api does not support that.

  • #462 If document was not found forward to documents view

    The User Interface now automatically forwards to documents view in the case that a document is not found.

  • #484 Login Screen 2nd Window usability

    Improving the usability of the login screen so that the user can navigate, edit and confirm with keyboard completely without mouse usage.

  • #491 Line height "jump" when editing mode

    Improving the behavior of grid view so the lines height dows not change depending of its content.

  • #532 KPI: Remove the Refresh option

    Removing the refresh button from KPI because this is not needed anymore since D3JS implementation.

  • #533 KPI: maxime/restore when double clicking on title bar

    Improved usability on dashboard. When the user double clicks on the titlebar, then the KPI widget maximizes/ minimizes automatically.

  • #540 Don't use deprecated staleTabIds

    Improving the behavior of included tab and staled information.

  • #252 Provide to frontend: tab allow create new and delete as they change

    New functionalities to tab rows deleting/ adding functions. These shall only be shown in user interface if the api provides the possibilities.

  • #264 Support different printers for same user and different login locations

    Additional api improvements to allow different printers for the same users with different login locations.

  • #1145 Refactor adempiereJasper servlets and implement them with @RestController

    Complete refactoring of adempiereJasper servlets so that they now can work together with the Rest API Controller.

  • #1146 Change "sent by" in Request Notifications

    New information in Requests, now keeping the infomration about the notification sender.

  • #1152 Support address sequence configuration in multi org environment

    Improvement of the country location sequence configuration in multi organisational environments.

  • #1178 Warehouse Window in WebUI Layout

    New Window in Web User Interface to allow the creation and maintenance of Warehouses.


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

  • #451 Bug in Sales Order Line, Add new

    Fixed an issue in the “add new” functionality of Sales Order Line.

  • #474 Editing in the middle of a text field makes the cursor jump to the end

    This change fixes a user experience issue that let the curson jump to the end when the user tried to edit in the middle of a text.

  • #502 Lookup field layout issue when it has red border

    Adjusting the layout of red bordered elements, now aboiding that existing icons overlap the border.

  • #526 Running a process from menu does not work

    Fixing a Bug that prevented to run processes called from navigation menu.

  • #539 Confirm autocomplete Field entry in grid functionality

    Now it is possible for the user to select and confirm autocomplete entries in the grid view of included tabs.

  • #545 View's windowId is not matching the expected one

    View’s window ID is not matching the expected one

  • #547 Menu's first element is hidden behind on mobile

    Fixing an issue in mobile responsive navigation design. Now also showing the first link on mobile size resolution.

  • #550 Clicking on grid view breadcrumb item does not work

    Bugfix for the breadcrumb navigaion on griwd view items.

  • #558 Respect saveStatus in connected modal

    Fixing a Bug to repect the saveStatus also in connected modal overlays.

  • #256 Cannot create a new BPartner contact

    Bugfix for the creation of a business partner contact in Web UI.

  • #259 New Warehouse is not saveable

    New Warehouse is not saveable

  • #260 cannot create receipt with multiple TU on LU

    Fix for the Material Receipt that did not properly generate receipt lines whan receiving Handling Units with Transprot Units on Load Units.

  • #263 Bug in Warehouse window: Auftragsübersicht (intern) NPE

    Eliminated the reason for the Null Pointer Exception in Warehouse Window for the Sales Order Overview.

  • #473 Adjust ESR layout for E-Druck

    Adjusted the Layout of the swiss ESR bill for electronic exchange.

  • #1165 QtyDelivered not set back correctly after reactivating and voiding a material receipt

    Now correctly resetting the Qty delivered when reactivating or voiding a material receipt.

  • #1177 Qties in Material Receipt not correct after several splitting and transforming in HU Editor

    Handling Unit Transforming is now delivering the correct results after splitting and merging via the new Handling Unit editor and Handling Unit compression.

  • #1184 Price is found for C_OlCand despite it was deactivated

    Although the price was deactivated in Product Price it was used in Order Line Candidates. This is now fixed.

  • #1192 Pricing: IsDefault was not properly migrated

    Fixing a Bug with the product price migration after price refactoring.


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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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