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TUE-11-May-2010

Version OnSync 4.0.3 revision 1395 (HOTFIX)

IN-ROOM

FEATURE: Custom loading cursor.
FEATURE: Added close "x" to the orange notificacton bubbles.
FEATURE: Added the .m4v file type to the allowed files list both in Add from URL and when opening from media library.
FEATURE: The tilde character ~ is allowed in URLs.
FEATURE: Added additional characters to chat including foreign languages including arabic, chinese and cyrillic characters.
FEATURE: Improved chat readability.
FIX: Fixed video quality selector.
FIX: Fixed mirroring in local conference window.
FIX: Text flds dont reduce width when making browser window narrower.
FIX: Improved readability of orange notifciation bubbles.
FIX: Increased time before fade out of orange notification bubbles.
FIX: Top menu items are now aligned correctly.
FIX: Fixed display of a long file name when viewing URL content.

 

FEATURE: Custom loading cursor.
FEATURE: Added close "x" to the orange notificacton bubbles.
FEATURE: Added the .m4v file type to the allowed files list both in Add from URL and when opening from media library.
FEATURE: The tilde character ~ is allowed in URLs.
FEATURE: Added additional characters to chat including foreign languages such as arabic and chinese.
FEATURE: Improved chat readability.
FIX: Fixed video quality selector.
FIX; Fixed mirroring in local conference window.
FIX: Text flds dont reduce width when making browser window narrower.
FIX: Improved readability of orange notifciation bubbles.
FIX: Increased time before fade out of orange notification bubbles.
FIX: Top menu items are now aligned correctly.
FIX: Fixed display of a long file name when viewing URL content.
FEATURE: Custom loading cursor.
FEATURE: Added close "x" to the orange notificacton bubbles.
FEATURE: Added the .m4v file type to the allowed files list both in Add from URL and when opening from media library.
FEATURE: The tilde character ~ is allowed in URLs.
FEATURE: Added additional characters to chat including foreign languages such as arabic and chinese.
FEATURE: Improved chat readability.
FIX: Fixed video quality selector.
FIX; Fixed mirroring in local conference window.
FIX: Text flds dont reduce width when making browser window narrower.
FIX: Improved readability of orange notifciation bubbles.
FIX: Increased time before fade out of orange notification bubbles.
FIX: Top menu items are now aligned correctly.
FIX: Fixed display of a long file name when viewing URL content.
FEATURE: Custom loading cursor.
FEATURE: Added close "x" to the orange notificacton bubbles.
FEATURE: Added the .m4v file type to the allowed files list both in Add from URL and when opening from media library.
FEATURE: The tilde character ~ is allowed in URLs.
FEATURE: Added additional characters to chat including foreign languages such as arabic and chinese.
FEATURE: Improved chat readability.
FIX: Fixed video quality selector.
FIX; Fixed mirroring in local conference window.
FIX: Text flds dont reduce width when making browser window narrower.
FIX: Improved readability of orange notifciation bubbles.
FIX: Increased time before fade out of orange notification bubbles.
FIX: Top menu items are now aligned correctly.
FIX: Fixed display of a long file name when viewing URL content.

ACCOUNT CENTER

FEATURE: When a new user signs up a default user limit must be injected.

FEATURE: When a new user signs up a default user limit must be injected.
FEATURE: Improved timezone selection when scheduling meetings. 

 

Version OnSync 4.0.3 revision 1371

NOTE: A bug has crept into this last update, disabling medium and high video quality. All video is sent at low quality. Fonts on whiteboard are also affected. We expect to release a fix no later than Tuesday, 11th May. Apologies! RESOLVED

IN-ROOM

FEATURE: Button order in Alert popups now fits the users OS convention.
FEATURE: Only send "user is typing" when he is actively typing.
FEATURE: position chat scrollbar at bottom after resize.
FEATURE: Applied permissions for workspace menu.
FEATURE: Fix conference permissions for stop-all-broadcasts feature.
FEATURE: Raised zoom limit for documents from 250% to 800%.
FEATURE: Implement change border color for text in whiteboard.
FEATURE: Observers should not be able to start/request video.
FEATURE: Added custom loading animation to mouse cursor.
FEATURE: http:// not required to identify a link in chat.
FEATURE: Bring the selected application to front when sharing your screen on OS X.
FIX: Black "user is typing" bar appears/disappears unnecessarily.
FIX: Avoided an erroneous "This user is already logged in" when user is not logged in.
FIX: Multiple tabs caused problems with whiteboard object deletion.
FIX: Improved detection mechanism for appshare driver.
FIX: Splash Screen Text was incorrect.
FIX: Fixed an error with certain content types.
FIX: Breadcrumbs order is now correct with nested directories.
FIX: Scrollbar no longer appears if notifications area is open when a new notification comes in.
FEATURE: New hand raise logic for participants and observers to request to speak.
FIX: Removed the ability to disable / enable notifications.
FIX: Fixed an error when an observer clicks on notifications icon.

 

ACCOUNT CENTER

FEATURE: Send messages to other users, they are delivered to the users inbox and email.
FEATURE: Improve validation feedback when inviting users.
FEATURE: Add an image in profile.
FEATURE: Account creation date and inviting user are stored user table.
FEATURE: Added a "loading..." message to indicate when OnSync is communicating with the server.
FEATURE: Improved scheduling validation.
FIX: place copyright footer at bottom of page.
FIX: Ccntact has been deleted has a misspelling.
FIX: Left menu rendering issue.
FIX: After saving, left menu loses active state.
FIX: Action Menu now works correctly in adress book.
FIX: Error messages persist on cancel action in profile.
FIX: New message address book auto-complete styling issue.
FIX: Removed saving status next to Cancel/Save button in profile.
FIX: Removed Quick Schedule from Dashboard.

 

THU-22-April-2010

Version OnSync 4.0.2 revision 1293 (HOTFIX)

IN-ROOM

FIX: Black frames in appshare no longer appear.
FIX: Appshare performance increase.

 

Version OnSync 4.0.2 revision 1292 (HOTFIX) (WED-21-April 2010)

IN-ROOM

FEATURE: Files now open in a single workflow step when selecting open from my computer in content share.
FIX: DOC, XLS, TXT and other file types now work correctly in shared environment.

 

ACCOUNT CENTER

FIX: New Meeting Button does not work.

 

Version OnSync 4.0.2 revision 1282 (MON-19-April 2010)

IN-ROOM

FEATURE: add menu to topbar screenshare icon.
FEATURE: implement "clear chat" feature.
FEATURE: Fix a whiteboard aspect ratio for stand alone whiteboard.
FEATURE: Change in the way file deletion works.
FEATURE: Add URL types to + button in file management.
FEATURE: implement open- and convert- queue processes for files.
FIX: error when deleting directory inside another directory.
FIX: double clicking folder doesnt open notifications.
FIX: Share fit to screen, fit to page over content.
FIX: the word "web" in splash should not be bold.
FIX: open content in empty tab.
FIX: Dont show scrollbars on a long name in Conference.
FIX: When no red bubble is shown, two clicks are required to open the notifications menu.
FIX: File share messages improved.
FIX: Splash screen texts should be text not an image.
FIX: Appshare shuts down.
FIX: click on + btn sometimes collapses ML.
FIX: show progress bar as indeterminate when no progressTotal available.
FIX: error if size of an image or document is bigger than the max allowed 250% and zoom is tried.
FIX: Error in WB.
FIX: Error when double clicking file in ML (file does not open).
FIX: Artefact in ML.

 

ACCOUNT CENTER

FEATURE: Add username to URL of sessions
FEATURE: From or reply-to email address should be account holders email.
FEATURE: People I invite when scheduling a session are automatically added to my Address Book.
FEATURE: allow login with username also
FEATURE: login form to far down on low res screens
FEATURE: Added validataion for email in invite participants.
FIX: Capitalise label titles
FIX: Adding client-side list of AB groups deletes preivious groups
FIX: styling issue of AB in Message Center
FIX: change green plus icon and text in profile
FIX: In profile, change text "Dashboard" to "My Profile"
FIX: remove buttons from top bar in Profile
FIX: change green plus icon and text in Account
FIX: In account, change text "Dashboard" to the correct label
FIX: remove buttons from top bar in Account
FIX: Icon in search results is incorrect
FIX: favicon.ico does not display in sessions.
FIX: User count is wrong when scheduling.
FIX: Address book items cannot be deleted.
FIX: Problems with js on signup and login pages
FIX: title tag on login screen still has small 'c'  for  'Account center'
FIX: in IE: appending a slash (/) to URL will prevent certain elements from loading

 

TUE-6-April-2010

Version OnSync 4.0.1 revision 1152

 

IN-ROOM

FEATURE: Whiteboard over content now zooms and scrolls over any content.
FEATURE: Fast panel switching now gives feedback locally.
FEATURE: End session now gives feedback locally.
FEATURE: Minimized synclets can be resized.
FEATURE: Added real version number to splash.
FIX: Video size/aspect ratio is now correct for latecomers.
FIX: Remove disconnected user from conference synclet.
FIX: Scrubber is now shown for converted videos.
FIX: Fix spelling mistake and remove copyright date on splash screen.
FIX: Whiteboard, show border when stroke size > 0 for the text tool.
FIX: File share UI now inits correctly.
FIX: When adding/opening files in a CV, then switching to a view where no CV is on stage, and switching back to a view with a CV then the files were no longer visible.
FIX: When synclets are collapsed and then the maximise button was clicked, the title bar displayed a white box.
FIX: When synclets are collapsed and then the maximise button was clicked, the title bar displayed a white box.
FIX: Fixed a debugger error when opening docx (drag and drop) from the ML
FIX: Exit Full Screen no longer resizes the stage.
FIX: When resizing the browser window vertically, the bottom part of chat no longer gets cut off.
FIX: Architectural change to workspaces. Makes changing views much more stable.

 

ACCOUNT CENTER

FEATURE: The efault duration when scheduling a session is now 60 mins, making fast scheduling one step easier.
FEATURE: Extended the number of profile fields.
FEATURE: Added Version Number to footer.
FEATURE: Place column displaying the word "link" with a link to the room (not a pop-up like the main session title) - users can use this to right click and copy/paste the link to invitees in an im session, email, webpage etc. as they were able to in OS3.
FEATURE: When editing a session, I can now select the friendlyURL for copy paste.
FIX: updated the year in the footer "(c) 2002-2009" should be "2010".
FIX: In the schedule list, the checkbox below the actions menu (on the right hand side) should select all sessions.
FIX: The inbox does not show the "no messages" message when emtpy.
FIX: The numbers in messaging in the left menu are now white.
FIX: Pop-up launch window can now be resized on ie8
FIX: Rendering issues when editing a session. Corners of the invited users boxes did not look correct. And adding a lot of users into the box caused an overflow.
FIX: When inviting a user by clicking on his name in the address book and then clicking add, he gets added to the list visually but was never invited. He never received an email invitation nor did he appear in the lists when you edit the session. This works correctly now.
FIX: Error messages appearing when they should not.
FIX: Simplified the styling of the Calendar.
FIX: When selecting multiple items, the actions opened menu styling was incorrect.
FIX: Do not allow space " " in friendly URL (restrict on entry)
FIX: Signing up is now possible for invitees.
FIX: Length of email field was limited to 30 characters, raised limit to 100.
FIX: When updating an account, accept terms of use is now required.
FIX: Validation did not show that the TOS checkbox is required when updating an account.
FIX: Signup form could be submitted without entering username.
FIX: I can now edit my profile data.
FIX: Fixed a language issue when requesting a new password.
FIX: Edit menu in schedule now works correctly.
FIX: Truncating of session names did not work correctly if last word is a long string such as an email for example.
FIX: Calendar display issue.

 

 

Fri-19-Mar-2010

revision 1089

 

NEW FEATURES

  • - New workspace layouts, presentation view is default. NOTE: Due to an issue, all other workspaces except the presentation view have been temporarily removed.
  • - Shared document controls: Scrolling, zooming, panning now propagate to remote users
  • - Whiteboard now opens for remote users
  • - Video conversion shows correct status
  • - Search added to schedule list
  • - Better color coding for error / success messages in account center
  • - End session: A moderator can end a session by selecting End Session from the Options Menu. All connected users will be disconnected
  • - Minimized windows now snap correctly when rearranging your layout
  • - Improved Friendly URL UI when scheduling a session
  • - Many small UI refinements

 

KNOWN ISSUES - IN ROOM

  • - Shared controls for word, excel, pdf and text files can cause unexpected behaviour
  • - Whiteboard does not have same aspect ratio on each users screen
  • - Whiteboard over content does not scale correctly and does not fit aspect ratio
  • - Documents can only be opened when in Presentation View (Select via Workspace Menu)
  • - Folders cannot be renamed
  • - Files cannot be moved across folders
  • - Application Sharing can occasionally show black artefacts
  • - Shared video player can lose sync of play status on remote users screen
  • - Converted videos do not have scrubber/playhead/loading status
  • - Some Windows media files have problems converting
  • - Loading status does not update correctly on paused videos RESOLVED
  • When uploading/adding your first document to the Media Library via the Big Button in the Content Viewer, it does not appear in Media Library. Please use the Plus button in the Media Library RESOLVED
  • Whiteboard does not open on remote users screens, each user has to open manually RESOLVED
  • When switching from Presentation View to another layout and then back to presentation view, it is not possible to open files or share your screen RESOLVED
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KNOWN ISSUES - ACCOUNT CENTER

  • - When adding a contact to a meeting by selecting them from the address book, this user is not invited
  • - Small calendar display issue in firefox
  • - Sign up validation does not work correctly RESOLVED
  • - New meeting button does not work after scheduling a meeting RESOLVED
  • - Some display issues in IE8 when resizing width RESOLVED
  • - Next Meeting menu does not work reliably RESOLVED
  • - Schedule history sometimes does not show all sessions RESOLVED
  • - When signing up to the beta, you do not receive a confirmation email RESOLVED
  • - After adding a contact in addres book, the add contact button no longer works RESOLVED

 

Thu-11-Mar-2010

 

NEW FEATURES

  • - Whiteboard
  • - File upload, conversion
  • - Converter support for Office 2007 files, PDF, TXT, RTF, Video and Audio files 
  • - YouTube/Flickr/Scribd sharing
  • - Native support for mp3/mp4/flv files (and some more)
  • - Many small UI refinements

 

 

KNOWN ISSUES - IN ROOM

  • - Whiteboard does not open on remote users screens, each user has to open manually
  • - Whiteboard does not have same aspect ratio on each users screen
  • - Whiteboard over content does not scale correctly and does not fit aspect ratio
  • - Documents can only be opened when in Presentation View (Select via Workspace Menu)
  • - When uploading/adding your first document to the Media Library via the Big Button in the Content Viewer, it does not appear in Media Library. Please use the Plus button in the Media Library
  • - Folders cannot be renamed
  • - Files cannot be moved across folders
  • - Application Sharing can occasionally show black artefacts
  • - Shared video player can lose sync of play status on remote users screen
  • - Converted videos do not have scrubber/playhead/loading status
  • - Some Windows media files have problems converting
  • WORD/EXCEL/TEXT/PDF files do not convert correctly and cannot be opened in ContentViewer (reach 100%, then do not open) RESOLVED
  • Upload does not work RESOLVED

 

 

KNOWN ISSUES - ACCOUNT CENTER

  • - Some display issues in IE8 when resizing width
  • - Next Meeting menu does not work reliably
  • - Schedule history sometimes does not show all sessions
  • - When signing up to the beta, you do not receive a confirmation email
  • Confirmation/validation screen on signup results in 404 Page not found error RESOLVED
  • Media Library displays a PHP error RESOLVED