Release notes - Acquia DAM

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Acquia DAM - August 23, 2018 release

August 23, 2018

This release of the Acquia DAM product and its components includes the following updates:

Features

  • Add custom columns in Workstream
    You can add, remove, and re-order columns in project and task list views to suit your workflow.
  • Export data from Workstream
    You can export project or task list information in a downloadable csv file for use in other external tools.

Changes

  • Improved loading of asset details.
  • Improved user experience when working with large folders.

Fixed issues

  • Adding a team to an approval path did not work correctly.
  • Several issues when publishing were resolved.
  • The following issues when the IPTC Headline field is enabled were resolved:
    • Searching for filenames returned no assets.
    • When viewing an asset, the IPTC Headline field was not displayed.
    • The IPTC Headline field could not be updated from the user interface.

Acquia DAM - August 9, 2018 release

August 9, 2018

This release of the Acquia DAM product and its components includes the following updates:

Changes

  • Improved error messaging when signing in as an inactive user.
  • In Workstream, when viewing an asset with the asset viewer, you can add and view different versions of an asset.

Fixed issues

  • Workstream – When tagging a user as a watcher or in a comment, accurate results were not returned.
  • Scrolling issues when viewing pages in Apple Safari were resolved.

Acquia DAM - July 26, 2018 release

July 26, 2018

This release of the Acquia DAM product and its components includes the following updates:

Changes

  • SAML traffic now enforces SSL.
  • Only asset types that support rotation now display the rotation user interface.
  • Improved the clarity of confirmation email messages.
  • Improved handling and conversion of tiff files.
  • Improved management of pdf files in Acquia DAM and Workstream.

Fixed issues

  • An authentication issue with SFTP uploads was resolved.
  • Proofs were not generated correctly for assets not included in a task.
  • Resolved the following issues related to pdf files:
    • Embed links sized at 550 pixels were not being generated correctly
    • Colors were rendered differently in Acquia DAM than other software
  • Resolved an issue resizing tiff files with a transparency layer.
  • Resolved an issue with scheduled asset publishing.

Acquia DAM - July 12, 2018 release

July 12, 2018

This release of the Acquia DAM product and its components includes the following updates:

Changes

  • Notification history displays up to 30 days of notifications and there is no longer a defined limit to the number of notifications displayed.
  • Workstream includes the following changes:
    • New asset viewer
    • Submitted information in tasks can now be edited

Fixed issues

  • Workstream – When loading data only one loading icon is now displayed.
  • Conversion issues when working with psd files were resolved.
  • The My Watched Tasks filter did not always return accurate results.
  • The Like button did not function properly on lightboxes.

Acquia DAM - June 28, 2018 release

June 28, 2018

This release of the Acquia DAM product and its components includes the following updates:

Changes

  • When downloading an Adobe raw file, associated keywords are now embedded in the file.
  • When adding a new folder, the folder hierarchy no longer collapses in the user interface.
  • The following improvements have been made:
    • Naming logic when duplicating a form
    • Color picker behavior for task statuses

Fixed issues

  • Workstream – Duplicate loading icons are no longer displayed.
  • The Like button did not work on lightboxes.
  • The My Watched Tasks filter did not always return accurate results.
  • In task comments, it was not possible to untag the first tagged user.
  • When using a jpg preset to download an image format that uses an alpha channel, a black background is no longer added to the transparent areas.

Acquia DAM Connector - 8.x-1.32 release

June 19, 2018

This release of the Acquia DAM Drupal Connector (download) contains several fixes, including the following:

Fixed issues

  • In some instances, an error prevented successful installation of the connector.
  • Thumbnail generation did not work consistently.
  • When choosing the Original size option for an image, its thumbnail was used instead.

For information about its specific changes, including Drupal.org issue numbers, see the connector release notes.

Acquia DAM - June 19, 2018 release

June 19, 2018

This release of the Acquia DAM product and its components includes the following updates:

Changes

  • Improved search functionality.
  • The time-to-live (TTL) for downloading an original image can be adjusted using the API.
  • Workstream – More in-app notifications can now be loaded.

Fixed issues

  • Assets could not be added to a task after editing the task’s due date or status.
  • Fixed an issue in Internet Explorer that prevented commenting.
  • Delayed processing of video files was resolved.
  • Resolved an issue where the audit log was missing rows.

Acquia DAM - May 31, 2018 release

May 31, 2018

This release of the Acquia DAM product and its components includes the following updates:

Changes

  • Workstream – Calendar now displays an increased number of tasks
  • When converting EPS files, Acquia DAM now uses your configured presets.

Fixed issues

  • A dynamic template is no longer displayed once it has expired.
  • An asset expiration email was not always delivered to the recipient.
  • A permissions issue affecting the cropping tool was resolved.
  • The video asset count was not always accurate.
  • An issue navigating to brand portal from the main UI was fixed.

Acquia DAM - May 3, 2018 release

May 3, 2018

This release of the Acquia DAM product and its components includes the following updates:

Changes

  • The IPTC headline field now displays additional characters in the headline.
  • The cropping tool now additionally supports .tif and .tiff files.
  • The following improvements have been made:
    • Behavioral consistency triggering a download
    • Password reset functionality

Fixed issues

  • In some situations, image previews overlapped.
  • An issue was resolved downloading .ppt files.
  • A .png file was offered in the CMYK colorspace, when that format does not support CMYK.
  • When downloading a video preset using Google Chrome, an error condition occurred if the filename included both a space and a comma.
  • Color rendering did not always work with Google Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer.
  • When entering return in a field, the cursor would move to the beginning of the entry field.
  • Resolved discrepancies with the launch date between user roles.
  • When tagging a user in a comment through the guest asset viewer, Acquia DAM displayed an error message.
  • Workstream - Resolved duplicate in-application notifications to task requester.

Acquia DAM - April 26, 2018 release

April 26, 2018

This release of the Acquia DAM product and its components includes the following updates:

Changes

  • The dynamic templates folder can now be renamed and moved in the folder hierarchy.
  • Brand portal search is improved.
  • The Acquia DAM interface was improved to make it easier to avoid implementation issues.
  • Workstream - Request Form settings now includes auto-notification and auto-assignee options.

Fixed issues

  • Users could not sort audit logs at the folder level.
  • When generating reports, the start and end dates were not always working.
  • Approval paths did not work consistently with email addresses.
  • The following general issues were resolved:
    • Downloading versioned assets that lack a preview image
    • Saving metadata for large batches of assets
  • Workstream-related fixed issues
    • Intermittent comment tagging behavior
    • Project list UX

Acquia DAM Connector - 8.x-1.31 release

April 17, 2018

This release of the Acquia DAM Drupal Connector (download) contains several changes and fixes, including support for Drupal 8.5.1.

For information about its specific changes, including Drupal.org issue numbers, see the connector release notes.

Acquia DAM - April 5, 2018 release

April 5, 2018

This release of the Acquia DAM product and its components includes the following updates:

Changes

  • A new configuration setting is included in the user profile: Allow support to access your account for troubleshooting purposes
  • The publishing interface now displays a mixed switch for a portal, if folders nested in a parent folder have a mixture of published and unpublished statuses.
  • Project names are now included in task notification emails.
  • Workstream-related changes
    • Request forms now use the term Activate instead of Publish. An activated form is available for use.
    • The email that Acquia DAM sends whenever tasks have been received now includes the information submitted by a user in the Workstream request form.

Fixed issues

  • In some instances, Acquia DAM displayed the settings menu several times.
  • The Uploaded by metadata field was not being displayed.
  • Several issues regarding publishing were resolved.
  • Occasionally when using proofing, Acquia DAM displayed a HTTP Status 500 error.
  • In certain situations, multiple approvals were displayed for an asset.
  • Brand Connect - Occasionally, faceted search did not work.
  • Workstream - An issue with translations was resolved.

Acquia DAM - March 8, 2018 release

March 8, 2018

This release of the Acquia DAM product and its components includes the following updates:

Changes

  • Improved user experience when publishing subsections of a brand guideline.
  • Added native support for M4A audio files.
  • Improved performance for Brand Connect portals with over 100,000 published assets.
  • Workstream
    • Approvals now support an optional default path
    • Approval warnings may have a custom time frame
    • The API now offers high resolution RAW URLs
    • Easier selection of future dates in the calendar
    • Comments within tasks can now tag other users using @ and the username

Fixed issues

  • The user was not notified when publishing a subsection inside of an unpublished parent section.
  • When approving an asset, comments were not correctly submitted.
  • A guest user was unable to view the approval palette without authorization to view comments.
  • The user was not notified when an asset was being processed.
  • When viewing an asset’s details, its approval status did not update correctly.
  • Rendering issues in Firefox and Internet Explorer were resolved.
  • When getting a direct download link for an audio asset, the links were incorrect.
  • Several display issues were fixed:
    • Task lists displayed an incorrect time zone
    • Address book entries without a full name displayed as ()
    • Incorrect icons displayed for .ppt and .pptx embedded files
    • Searching without any criteria displayed an “undefined” pill in the search filters
  • Large folders of assets did not load in certain situations.
  • Some video assets were not being processed.

Acquia DAM - February 15, 2018 release

Febuary 15, 2018

This release of the Acquia DAM product and its components includes the following updates:

Changes

  • Performance and stability improvements in Acquia DAM, Brand Connect, and Workstream.
  • Workstream now displays in-app notifications.

Fixed issues

  • In some cases, the Asset Expiration API replied with an incorrect response.
  • Simple approval requests created from the Asset Details Action bar failed to send.
  • Downloaded .TIFF, .JPEG, or .EPS files using the CMYK color scheme, were incorrectly converted to the RGB color scheme.
  • Previewing .PSD images using the aRGB colorspace failed.
  • An issue displaying some videos in Internet Explorer 11 was fixed.
  • FTP downloads of assets for a lightbox failed in some cases.
  • Brand Connect - An issue toggling visibility of facets was resolved.
  • When using large files with the Box integration, an issue transferring files was fixed.
  • Redirects generated for lightboxes from a Brand Portal were not always correct.

Acquia DAM - February 8, 2018 release

Febuary 8, 2018

This release of the Acquia DAM product and its components includes the following updates:

Changes

  • Admins can now batch download metadata for assets.
  • Brand Connect now displays more metadata fields by default.
  • Contributors can download inactive assets in Workstream.
  • Animated GIFs now display correctly when embedded with the Embed Links feature.
  • Sharing assets through the Box integration has been improved.

Fixed issues

  • The following features received fixes in this release due to discovered issues:
  • When following a direct link, previously signed in users were required to sign in again.
  • Brand Connect issues
    • Asset counts displayed in a lightbox did not reflect recent changes made in Acquia DAM.
    • Rendering in Internet Explorer was sluggish in Brand Connect and Workstream.
  • Workstream - Rendering in Internet Explorer was sluggish

Acquia DAM - January 25, 2018 release

January 25, 2018

This release of the Acquia DAM product and its components includes the following updates:

Changes

  • Multiple improvements to the publishing experience:
    • Publish assets to your brand portal with a single click.
    • Publishing and unpublishing can be done anywhere within the folder hierarchy.
    • Improved visibility into the publication status of assets.

Acquia DAM Drupal 8.4 Connector - 8.x-1.2 release

January 10, 2018

This release of the Acquia DAM Drupal 8.4 Connector includes the following updates:

Fixed issues

  • When searching for assets, both inactive assets and folders that contained assets that met the search criteria were displayed alongside active assets.
  • Updates made to an asset in Acquia DAM were not synced to the Drupal instance.
  • Making updates to the Connector configuration would fail unless a new password and secret key were entered.
  • Cron updates did not always complete successfully.
  • Attempting to use an asset other than an image failed with an error message.
  • Configuring the Entity browser media type would fails and display an error message.

Acquia DAM - December 7, 2017 release

December 7, 2017

This release of the Acquia DAM product and its components includes the following updates:

Changes

  • When using the bulk metadata tool, Acquia DAM now displays warnings regarding missing required fields.
  • Workstream changes
    • Workstream’s dialog boxes now use material design.
    • The responsiveness of the new task page is improved.
    • Error messages related to proofing account creation have been improved.
    • On the Task Details page, Workstream no longer displays due information on the left of the page.
    • Rendering is improved for Internet Explorer users.
    • When adding approvers, Workstream sends a notification to the update API call.
    • The performance of the Manage > Preferences page has been improved when using a large number of statuses.

Fixed issues

  • The following features received fixes in this release due to discovered issues:
    • Metadata templates - Issues with multi-select values
    • Box integration - Data transfer issue
    • Watch feature
    • Lightbox
    • Email customization
    • Custom Downloads API
  • Compatibility issues with PHP 5.3 and PHP 5.6 were resolved
  • Brand Connect issues
    • When clicking on an invalid link in an email, the user is redirected to the brand guidelines section page.
    • The Cover image feature received fixes in this release due to discovered issues.
  • Workstream - When using the Approval Details page, items in the upper left corner now function properly.

Acquia DAM - November 15, 2017 release

November 15, 2017

This release of the Acquia DAM product and its components includes the following updates:

Changes

  • Rendering is improved for users of Microsoft Internet Explorer 11.
  • When sharing a link to an asset as a signed out user, the asset path used is now shortener.

Fixed issues

  • The link for resetting passwords did not work for some visitors.
  • Workstream - When using an approval preview, the correct versions of assets were not viewable.

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