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PageSeeder installation and upgrade instructions

Release Notes - Version 3.x

Version 3.24 (3 April 2006)

The following changes were made:

  • Allowed HTTP redirects to pass through filter to browser with automatic URL re-writing.
  • Set response encoding to UTF-8 whenever xformat=xml or xformat=data.xsl parameter is specified.

Version 3.23 (21 March 2006)

The following features were added:

  • Simplified user interface with customization via CSS.
  • PDF generation customization via FO configuration files.
  • Rendition menu customization via configuration files.
  • 'Save Release' and 'Compare' functions for document editing.
  • Create new documents and links to them using the XRef tool when editing.
  • Logging of authenticated username in Tomcat access logs.
  • 'On Vacation' option under My Preferences.
  • 'Approver' group role for issue workflow.
  • Allowed <root> element for Schema format to be identified by <?stylesheet  format="schema" xsl-rootelement="myelement"?>
  • Added listed, notify, details, fields1..15 parameters to RegisterMember function.
  • Added link in help to download schema for standard document format.
  • Added email moderation option to group properties and made 'Can be added by' editable by group managers.
  • Added ignorePrefix property to global.properties to hide certain files in the Document Explorer.
  • Allowed spell checking of selected text in rich text editor.
  • Added a drop down menu to select the 'Assigned To:' user in the Issues view.
  • Allowed properties <param> for <servlet> tags in HTML.
  • Added '(Status Change)' prefix to email status notifications.
  • Editing comments now saves an archived copy of the original for auditing.
  • Added support for proportional table column widths in standard XML format.
  • Added HTML rendition to standard XML format.

The following changes were made:

  • Exception now returned as XML if xformat=xml parameter is set.
  • Fixed error in Acrobat 6 with annotation that don't have content.
  • Fixed error when contributors add a status change comment.
  • Issue notification sender is now the user that changed the status.
  • Notes entered on issues are now emailed along with status change notification.
  • Fixed filter encoding problem when the document source is a web server.
  • Defaulted filter document source to port 80 as per integration examples.
  • Allowed arbitrary attributes starting with 'xsl-' in <?stylesheet?>
  • Tightened mail loop detection to reject any reply with the same content as a previous reply
  • Fixed problem of double numbering of headings and lists in some WML files
  • Allowed registration details form and properties to be customizable by group.
  • Changed the 'My Issues' function under a group to 'Issues'.
  • Fixed existing <servlet> tag recognition for filtered HTML documents.
  • Fixed problem removing files with escaped characters.
  • Fixed XRef explorer displaying correctly for contributors.
  • Disabled issue tracking for replies to comments.
  • Allowed New Member Message to be customizable by group.
  • Fixed filter problem with spaces in URL.
  • Fixed character encoding problem in RTF rendition.
  • Added /:[port] to absolute URL rewriting for filtered HTML.

Version 3.22 (10 October 2005)

The following features were added:

  • Editing of external documents via filter API.
  • API to plugin external rendering engines.

The following changes were made:

  • Fixed problem inserting new pages to group general discussion.
  • Allowed folders to be removed.
  • Added list items to default auto seeding.

Version 3.21 (5 September 2005)

The following features were added:

  • Notification of group managers when comment status set to 'Resolved' or 'Closed'

The following changes were made:

  • Returned email messages are forwarded without altering To & From headers
  • Improved IndexLoader interface

Version 3.20 (29 August 2005)

The following features were added:

  • 'New Document' right-clicking option on folders in the Document Explorer
  • Customizable Status, Priority and Assign To fields when adding a new comment
  • Customizable Status column in the Comment Detail which can be filtered
  • My Issues option in the Group Explorer
  • Comments, Documents, Uploads & Edits, My Issues options at the top level of the Group Explorer
  • RTF rendition for XML editing
  • Support for double tags in autoSeed property under global.properties (e.g. </td></tr> will seed the last cell in each row of a table)

The following changes were made:

  • Added notifyFromAddress=user|group|suppressed and mailReturnedAddress properties to global.properties
  • Added reviewMaxXLinks=100 and searchMaxXLinks=100 properties to template.properties
  • Standardized XML output from com.pageseeder.Search function
  • Renamed username/password fields to fix unwanted browser autocomplete

Version 3.11 (8 August 2005)

The following features were added:

  • XML Editing: numbered headings, automatically updated cross references and image upload.
  • Issue tracking
  • Document searching framework
  • Ability to assign comments for a document to a particular contributor

The following changes were made:

  • Added notifyProcess=true and ignoreExtensions=.xml_BAK,.xsd_BAK properties to global.properties

Version 3.10 (28 June 2005)

The following features were added:

  • XML editing/commenting with change history, PDF rendition, spell checker and WIKI markup support.
  • XSD documentation and occurrence editing/commenting
  • Addition of arbitrary properties to XLinks

The following changes were made:

  • Added XML output support to Upload function

Version 3.05 (1 December 2004)

The following features were added:

  • Rename Document/Folder function
  • Support for Acrobat 7 client
  • Support for PDFs produced by Acrobat 7

The following changes were made:

  • Date of comment is not changed when it is edited

Version 3.04 (5 November 2004)

The following features were added:

  • Ability to allow commenting from contributors only
  • Ability to set default role and notification for new group members
  • Move comment function for group managers
  • Added Documents and Comments nodes to Review Group tree
  • Page level commenting on MS Powerpoint documents

The following changes were made:

  • Fixed making comments accessible to other groups when moving documents
  • Fixed problem uploading/moving/archiving files with strange characters in the name

Version 3.03 (5 August 2004)

The following changes were made:

  • Fixed automatic saving of annotations when PDF is closed.
  • Fixed error in Comment Detail when sorting replies
  • General Topic is now not displayed in Comment Detail

Version 3.02 (21 July 2004)

The following changes were made:

  • Fixed Upload Document function
  • Fixed deleted annotations appearing in HTML pages
  • Fixed Move function incorrect naming of nested folders
  • Added error message when moving a folder inside itself
  • Added error message when removing a group's archive folder

Version 3.01 (28 June 2004)

The following features were added:

  • Page level comments for Microsoft Word documents
  • New XML processing framework
  • Update database function

The following changes were made:

  • Fixed autoseeding problem with returns and extra white space after tag names
  • Added icons for new Acrobat 6 annotation types
  • Archiving comments prefixes contentRole with 'archive-' in all cases except when contentRole is null
  • Fixed scrolling to annotation location for landscape or rotated PDF documents
  • Fixed problem with strange characters in document filenames and URLs
  • Trees now automatically scroll to display the opened node

Version 3.0 (18 May 2004 - also called 2.31)

The following features were added:

  • Moderation of PDF comments
  • Editing of PDF comments
  • Tree based Review Space interface
  • Tree based comment interface
  • Enhancements to custom module framework
  • Full security for all file formats
  • Extensible document processor framework
  • Full text searching for Oracle database
  • New Review wizard
  • Archive group function
  • Automatic archiving/versioning of documents
  • Archive document/folder function
  • Move folder function
  • Add member function
  • Reply to comments using normal email client reply function
  • Enhanced email loop detection
  • On-line Read Me First documentation
  • Optional document display title
  • Improved file attachment handling
  • Printable comment list

The following changes were made:

  • Disabled alternate email prefix feature
  • Disabled automatic URI moving based on title/datetime params
  • Disabled the following PDF annotation types: File Attachment, Sound Attachment and Custom/Dynamic Stamp.
  • Database admin functions are disabled by default
  • Delete comments is disabled by default
  • Different members cannot have the same email address
  • Moderators now have the same permissions as Managers
  • Settings autoExtension, autoExtension2 & pdfExtension in global.properties are no longer supported
  • Filters invalid unicode characters from XML
  • Upgraded XSLT processor to Saxon 7.9.1
  • Upgraded object relational mapping to VBSF 3.12
  • Upgraded servlet engine to Tomcat 5.0.19
  • Upgraded JRE to 1.4.2_03

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