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PageSeeder installation and upgrade instructions

Release Notes - Version 2.x

Version 2.3 (24 November 2003 - also called 2.23)

The following features were added:

  • Added: Custom module framework
  • Added: International language support
  • Added: Cross version support for Acrobat 5 or 6 Reader, full Acrobat 5, Acrobat 6 Standard and Professional
  • Added: Commenting on documents of any type
  • Added: Automated database creation during setup
  • Added: Option to change TCP/IP port during install
  • Added: Integration with Acrobat 6 replies
  • Added: Automated closing of popup windows on success

The following changes were made:

  • Fixed: error replying to a PDF comment with " in the title
  • Added: ALT attributes to Toolbar graphics
  • Added: custom template folder
  • Removed: reliance on FDF files for commenting on PDFs
  • Fixed: archived PDF comments being displayed in HTML view
  • Added: automatic inclusion of 'xsl-' prefixed parameters in XML
  • Fixed: 'New Comment' link on comment thread page
  • Fixed: removal of PDF reply icon when comment deleted
  • Fixed: Highlight, Strikeout and Underline in Acrobat 6
  • Stopped: line breaking of comment contents

Version 2.22 (17 June 2003)

The following features were added:

  • Added: View a list of all comments for a document
  • Added: Insert general comments for a document
  • Added: Send upload notification from comment list
  • Added: Reply to general document comments and upload notifications
  • Added: Allowed <param name="behavior" value="many-comments"> inside seed tags which only loads a single comment thread into the pop-up
  • Added: 'many-comments' behavior to General Discussion, Search and default new page.

The following changes were made:

  • Changed: Preserves manual extension on files when uploading
  • Added: serialization functionality to XTemplate Java interface
  • Fixed: moderated comments with reply not notifying author
  • Added: xml output option
  • Added: parameter for alternative session templates
  • Changed: Move function will only add groups to XLinks where the link source is in the document being moved
  • Stopped: creating a new log file each day
  • Allowed: seed fragment to contain non-element characters
  • Changed: 'Group' link in toolbar to 'Options'
  • Removed: 'datetime' param from default new page
  • Added: Search for archived comments allows viewing of archived comment contents

Version 2.21 (22 January 2003)

The following changes were made:

  • Enhanced: External Filter by passing cookies through
  • Fixed: add moderator bug in ChooseMember
  • Fixed: problem editing a comment with " in title
  • Fixed: European character problem in PDF annotations
  • Changed: Memory error when too many search results is now caught
  • Fixed: seed at bottom appearing when <!--no seeding--> is used
  • Allowed: member notification of replies in non-public groups
  • Added: emailSenderDomain setting for when webSiteAddress is an IP number
  • Allowed: email submission to be disable from Setup screen

Version 2.2 (4 October 2002)

The following features were added:

  • Added: Search comments function
  • Added: Improvements to email notification footer
  • Added: Automated PageSeeder installer for Windows
  • Added: Auto seeding for external filter

The following changes were made:

  • Fixed: null locator when moving moderated comments
  • Fixed: handling of upper case graphics file extensions
  • Ensured: files are closed on an upload error
  • Changed: Switched XSLT processor from Xalan to Saxon
  • Changed: Optimized XSLT and XML generation
  • Fixed: problems with files remaining locked
  • Disabled: auto generation of datetime param in toolbar
  • Fixed: email attachments appearing in reverse order

Version 2.1 (1 August 2002 - also called 2.03)

The following features were added:

  • Added: <!--no seeding--> and <!--seeding--> functions
  • Added: PageSeeder Setup option
  • Added: Offline PDF annotations upload option
  • Added: Daily notification feature

The following changes were made:

  • Fixed: updating of <!-no seed-> and <!-no seeding-> in HTML
  • Fixed: addition of PDF Start/End Annotations
  • Enhanced: table formatting in web interface
  • Changed: Settings files and templates moved to documents/WEB-INF/ folder

Version 2.02 (28 June 2002)

The following changes were made:

  • Fixed: reply icon position in landscape PDFs
  • Added: content length header for PDFs
  • Added: Better handling of SMTP errors for HTML and PDF
  • Added: foreign key constraints to mysql configuration

Version 2.01 (18 June 2002)

The following features were added:

  • Added: Move Document function
  • Added: Parameter based authentication
  • Added: Delete member function
  • Added: Save Attachments function
  • Added: Control over public adding of comments
  • Added: Mail-Followup-To header in email notification
  • Added: Disable options function
  • Added: List All Groups function
  • Added: Silent email and Acrobat functions
  • Added: Mail server relay function
  • Added: Autoseed spacing feature

The following changes were made:

  • Fixed: web.xml doctype
  • Fixed: Mail Server not shutting down
  • Changed: Forces correct host address for Admin functions
  • Changed: Re-writes stylesheet src attribute in External Filter
  • Fixed: problem with &#x; chars in PDF Annotations
  • Changed: Allows no title or datetime in Toolbar tags
  • Changed: Better comment formatting
  • Changed: Better handling of mixed case paths
  • Fixed: changing URL case when editing links

Version 2.0 (6 March 2002 - also called 1.13)

The following features were added:

  • Added: Created MySQL configuration
  • Added: Tested with Tomcat Servlet Engine
  • Added: Archive comment type
  • Added: Database Dump servlet
  • Added: Offline PDF comments 
  • Added: Displaying dynamic and external documents in group page
  • Added: Autoseed by dragging (accepts .html, .htm and .pdf)
  • Added: Configurable mail server port and standalone mode
  • Added: Automatic authentication with /ps/filter servlet
  • Added: Tree view for documents interface
  • Added: PDF document security
  • Added: Allow PDF documents to be accessed with /ps/filter servlet
  • Added: Email notification of new document uploads

The following changes were made:

  • Fixed: PDF truncating comment title
  • Changed: Only allow replies to PDF comments stored in PageSeeder
  • Fixed: bug in self-registration using group URL
  • Fixed: page error after deleting group folders
  • Fixed: mysql problem truncating title and datetime
  • Fixed: null subject problem in PDF comments
  • Fixed: problem with strange characters in PDF name
  • Changed: Improvements to manager options

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