Release 5.30

Mark KrakeBlog, Release Notes

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This week’s development was characterized by a lot of detail work in WebUI Windows. The most of the solved Issues belong to Improvements doen in adapting the Look&Feel Guidelines of WebUI Windows and adding Translations for en_US Language/ Locale. Additionally we have added a few cool Features in WebUI, like the new Label widget and the possibility to now attach Bookmarks/ URL to any given record.
Thanks to all contributors for your participation.

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

  • Forecast Window as Document

    Forecast Look&Feel is now adapted to real document. #1339

  • Prepare Default Filters for Retraceability window

    The Retraceability Window has now a default subset of filters that allow the user to find the wanted data records quickly. #2152

  • Take out password field from user window and use process instead

    Removing the Password Field from User Window, now only changeable via Password Change Action. #2212

  • Process for converting any table to a document

    New Housekeeping and development Functionality that transforms any selected table into a document table. #2432

  • Prices changing in FlatrateTerms after Prolongation

    New Price change Functionality in Subscription after Prolongation step. #2494

  • Freigabe zur Fakturierung as standard filter

    Adding further default Filter to Invoice Candidate Window in WebUI. #2517

  • Generate Picking Document

    New Jasper Report that allows to create and print a Picklist. #2525

  • Make use of product documentnote on Quotation and Order Document

    New Field in Product that describes additional Information about a product and shall be printed on Quotation and Order reports. #2590

  • Make letter print preview work with AD_BoilerPlate jasper process

    New Functioanlity in Letter feature, now allowing to use Textsnippets and the Boilerplate proces in there. #2592

  • New Window for Dunning Candidates in WebUI

    New Window for Dunning Candidates in WebUI, that allows the preparation and creation of Dunning Documents. #2594

  • Printing via standalone client takes too long

    Improvements of printing performance when printing via Standalone Client. #2604

  • Business Partner Import with empty location

    Adjustment of the Businesspartner Import, now allowing to leave the location empty. #2611

  • Overhaul shipment schedule UI window

    Additional shipment Schedule adjustments, new Quickactions and adding new Fields to Main View. #2614

  • Make the callout C_Flatrate_Matching.onC_Flatrate_Transition_ID comply with webui

    Adapting the Flatrate Transition callout in WebUI to match with the behavior in Swing Client. #2615

  • Overhaul shipment schedule closing

    Improvement of the shipment Schedule closing Feature, now allowing the user to reopen alraedy closed records. #2623

  • Window Design Webui: Translations and Improvements for DeliveryDays

    Improved Translations for Language/ Locale en_US in Delivery Days Window. #2626

  • Create Zoom Across Reference between Flatrate Term and Invoice Candidate

    New references added to Flatrate Term Window, allowing the user to quickly zoom into the other references data. #2627

  • Show fields product, qty, price and contractstatus in window contracts

    Improvements for Subscription Contracts in Contract Window in WebUI. Adding Fields and Translations. #2628

  • Window Design Webui: Improve Business Partner window

    Detailed Improvements to Business Partner Window in WebUI. Adapting current Design Guidelines. Translations added for en_US. #2631

  • Window Design Webui: Translations for Tourversion window

    Additional Translations for Language/ Locale en_US in Window Tourversion in WebUI. #2632

  • Window Design Webui: Translations for Bank Statement Line Reference

    Translations added for Language en_US in Bank Statement Line Reference Window in WebUI #2635

  • WebUI Window Design: Improvements to Account Combinations

    Additional Improvements to Account Combination Window in WebUI. Adding missing Translations for en_US. #2637

  • Rename default Account Values to be sorted last

    Moving the 5-digit Default Accounts to the end of table. #2639

  • Flatrate Import: Support explicit enddate and terminated contracts

    Enhancement of the Flatrate/ Subscription migration Feature, now allowing to import an explicit enddate and automatically terminate contracts. #2642

  • Window Design Webui: Improvements to ESR window

    Layout Improvements and Translations added for Language en_US. #2644

  • Allow subscription pause and recipient change with existing shipment scheds

    New Functionality in Subscription Feature, that allows to set a delivery pause and receipient change for a given timeframe. #2650

  • Window Design Webui: Translations and Improvements for Product Prices

    New Translations for en_US in Product Prices Window. Adjusting Layout. #2655

  • Don't show inactive HUs in HU Costprice report

    Removing inactive Handling Units from the Costprice Report. #2657

  • Translate Add URL Attachment

    Adding the de_DE message Translations for The URL Attachment Handling. #2665

  • Window Design Webui: Tanslations for the window Contract

    Translation Improvement for Subtab Recors. Now completed the Translation for Language/ Locale en_US. #2666

  • Window Design Webui: Tanslations for the window Contractpartner

    Improvements in Window Layout, Sorting and Filtering. Now translated to Language/ Locale en_US. #2667

  • Window Design Webui: Improvements and translations in Shipment Candidates

    Improvement of Translations for en_US Language/ Locale in shipment candidate window in WebUI. #2669

  • Frontend: Labels widget

    New Lookup widget in WebUI. Now allowing to search, select and use Labels in a Main View. Fully customizable via Application Dictionary. #1138

  • Frontend: Attach URL support

    New Functionality in Document Attachments, now being able to record Bookmarks/ URL instead of attaching a document. #1220


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

  • Businesspartner Import for different Partner with the same address

    Fixes the Business Partner Import Feature, now allowing to import different Businesspartners with the same address. #2678

  • Shipment Schedules not created for new flatrate terms

    Bugfix for the shipment Schedule creation for new Subscriptions/ Contracts. #2678

  • SQL syntax error in ShipmentSchedulePA.retrieveUnprocessedForRecord()

    Internal Housekeeping. Fix for a SQL syntax error in Shipment Schedule. #2688

  • Selection using SHIFT does not work in Handling unit Editor

    Keyboard Selection Fix in WebUI now allowing to use shift key in handling unit editor. #1212

  • Letter Window does not store template info

    Fixes a minor Bug in Letter component that prevented the usage of Text Snippets. #1234

  • Bug in Partner window after setting Attributes (Labels)

    Fixes a Bug that occurred in Business Partner window after setting new Labels via Label Lookup widget. #1238


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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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