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New features:

  • Added new Data source control to display items of any data source on the form.
  • Now end-user can initiate document generation on the form.
  • Input parameters now available not only for Workflow but also for Expression buttons.
  • Style of the buttons on the form is now customizable and dynamic.
  • Added ability to customize visibility of the File columns.
  • Now you can use Moment.js to work with dates in expressions.
  • You may select fields of the user information list (which is now automatically imported as a data source) in the “User/Group” filters.

Bug fixes:

  • Error on opening end user form form SharePoint list view in some browsers.
  • Filling of the Lookup and User/Group fields doesn’t work in mobile view.
  • The condition on the create form does not work depending on the field filled with the default value.
  • The entered value in the field is being cleared for the references.
  • Availability settings doesn’t apply to Yes/No columns of the List.
  • Horizontal mode doesn’t work for the List.
  • Validation error message overlaps the field below.
  • Close button renamed to Cancel on the end user form.

Improvements:

  • Properties panel for Button is redesigned.
  • Added ability to sort parameters of the Workflow and Expression buttons.
  • Updated design of the “Value” tab of the control settings panel.
  • Default sorting added to Lookup and User/Group items on the form.
  • Added Multiple property in read only mode for Lookup and User/Group fields.
  • Required property is removed from Yes/No fields.
  • Form editor and navigation pane are redesigned.
  • Form editor usability improvements.

Features:

  • Import and export of the forms is now available.
  • Added new types of workflow parameters to run workflow button:
  • Date;
  • Date and time.
    • Now embedded functions can be used in lookup filters.

    Bug fixes:

    • Values in the columns are not saved if a new field added to the parent list.
    • Error when opening end user form if any List or File field has a String type.
    • Error when drag and dropping a grid if it has selected cell.
    • Visibility expressions for list columns don’t work with Flag fields.
    • Can’t match the current user with the user selected in User field on the form.
    • “Not equal” doesn’t work in lookup and user field filters.
    • Choices are not updated when Choice type is changed to Multichoice.
    • Text field can’t be put into another cell if cell’s width can’t be extended.
    • Validation error of “Connected to” property doesn’t appear if the type of the field is changed.
    • Not all buttons are visible on the end user form in some cases.
    • Html field is not correctly rendered in the List field on the end user form.
    • Links are not saved properly in Html fields on the end user forms.
    • Dates have incorrect time zone on the end user form.
    • Can’t delete added buttons in form editor in some cases.

    Improvements:

    • Usability improvements of the expression editor – added syntax highlighting, code validation, string numbers, IntelliSense (code complete).
    • The value of the Flag fields is now being converted if saved into Text fields.
    • Link to Help pages added to designer menu.
    • Minor improvements in design of the end user form.

    Features:

    • New design of the form editor.
    • New grid behavior on adding or deleting cells.
    • Now it is possible to change the width of the cells on the form.
    • Moving of controls, cells and grids from tab to other tab is now supported.
    • Responsiveness of the end user forms on different devices is significantly improved.

    Bug fixes:

    • Incorrect user permissions check on the edit form.
    • Error on license activation on the root site.
    • Publish error if the form editor is on the root site and is opened with direct url in browser.
    • The type of the field is not updated on data source import if the type is changed in SharePoint.
    • Validation of the required fields is not applied for Multichoice fields.
    • Some buttons are not shown on the command panel of the end user form if there is no space on the screen to show them.
    • It is possible to clear title and name in control’s property panel.
    • The condition or expression is cut to 256 symbols if edited in input field in properties panel.
    • The field can’t be filled correctly if connected with several controls on the form.
    • Validation is not properly working in some cases.
    • Incorrect width of the end user form.
    • Form gallery page is scrolled up after publication of the form.
    • Duplicated appearance of the welcome page in designer in some cases.
    • Incorrect Text control width on the end user form.
    • No spacing below Html field on the end user form.
    • Duplicated scroll on the end user form in some cases.
    • Validation message is cleared if “Required” is changed to “Required by condition” in property panel.
    • Incorrect message on the license activation page if trial license is active.

    Improvements:

    • Added name of the linked data source for File and List fields on the data source edit page.
    • Title of the data source is now also updated on import.
    • Publish button availability behavior improvements.

    Features:

    • Added new controls to the form designer:
  • Checkbox;
  • Choice;
  • DateTime;
  • String;
  • Text;
  • Number;
    • Changes are now not applied to the end user’s forms until published.
    • Now the forms for the modes can be set in the data source editing dialog.
    • Deleted fields are no longer available for adding to the form after refresh/import.
    • Filters can now be applied to «User/Groups» columns of the List fields.

    Bug fixes:

    • Validation for File fields is not working properly in some cases.
    • The form is hanging when running the workflow.
    • Publish errors if there are many content types in the source list.
    • Created item doesn’t have correct content type.
    • Scrolling is not working on the forms that don’t have navigation groups.
    • Form designer doesn’t allow to place fields below List field.
    • Incorrect validation text if there are empty required fields on the form.
    • Filters are empty on first load of the Forms page.
    • The form name disappears from the breadcrumb after refresh of the page.
    • Name of the group wraps to the next row when focus is set to the group.
    • Error when clicking “ZForms” in breadcrumb.
    • Language switch is not working properly on the Welcome page.
    • Не работает переключение языка на странице приветствия.
    • Localization errors.

    Improvements:

    • Localized and corrected field types in designer.
    • Workflow buttons properties are now applied after form publishing.
    • Реализовано обновление перечня значений для поля типа «Множественный выбор» при публикации формы (если значения изменены в SharePoint-списке).
    • Options for multichoice fields are now changed after form publishing (if changed in SharePoint list settings)..
    • Data sources, Forms and Form designer pages are redesigned.

    Features:

    • Form editor can now set both “Required” and validation expressions for List fields.
    • Lookup fields in child tables now support filters.

    Bug fixes:

    • Import fails if web site has too many lists (over 100).
    • License activation page is not shown in some cases.
    • Validation expressions don’t work on inactive tabs.
    • Cell’s content is not properly deleted when the number of columns in grid is decreased.
    • Error on the form if an Expression button is added for the List field.
    • Data is not stored in List field columns that were added when List field is already on the form.
    • Add and Delete buttons of a List field are available even if the List field is disabled.
    • Items in child tables have wrong order.
    • Properties of the List field columns are cached.
    • Can’t see the whole list of data sources in the new form dialog.
    • Incorrect sorting on “Data Sources” and “Forms” pages.
    • Arrow buttons in the columns selection dialog of the List field are not displayed properly if there are columns with long names.
    • The run workflow form is not showing properly if contains over 10 input parameters.
    • The height of the run workflow form is incorrect in Internet Explorer 11.
    • Minor localization mistakes.
    • Minor fixes in the form editor.

    Improvements:

    • Now designer correctly works in multiuser mode. User will receive warning message if there is a conflict with another user’s changes.
    • Tabs that have validation errors now have indicators on the end-user forms.
    • Added ability to change the type of the button.
    • Added information about the product features on the license activation page.

    Features:

    • Now user can start trial and request commercial subscription from the app.
    • The access to designer is now prohibited to the users who doesn’t have Manage Lists permission at the web site level.
    • The fields of type File now also have visibility settings.
    • Lookup fields properties are now updated with the refresh of the data sources.
    • Partial support for Internet Explorer 11.

    Bug fixes:

    • Publication settings do not apply for some modes.
    • Delete of the form does not release its url.
    • Error after re-installation of ZForms.
    • Import does not update List fields.
    • Refresh all return exception if there is a data source linked to deleted list.
    • Error when changing the title of the List and File fields in data source editor dialog.
    • Error when saving the form if its URL contains «_».
    • Error when saving the form if a text field contains «year».
    • Error in some cases when redirecting from view to edit mode.
    • Required html-field is unavailable if validation message shown.
    • Data sources list is not updated when the field type is changed.
    • New, Delete, Rename buttons are enabled for disabled File field.
    • Welcome page is not opening if the web site language is not Russian or English.
    • Minor bugs in Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Safari.

    Improvements:

    • Hide by condition and Disable by condition properties are renamed and inverted.
    • Form editor usability improvements.
    • Unsupported data sources are excluded from import.
    • Show the title of the SharePoint Online web site in breadcrumb and menu of the designer.
    • Localized end-user forms to Russian and English.

    Features:

    • Added properties to the List fields and the columns of the List fields.
    • It is now allowed to reference other columns of the List field to set its value.
    • Now you can filter forms by data source on forms page.
    • You can now specify modes and urls for the form in the publication dialog.
    • Start mode option added to Workflow button properties.

    Bug fixes:

    • The initialization of the app is not performed at the first opening of designer.
    • Incorrect import of the default value for Boolean fields.
    • Default value is not generated for the User fields.
    • Some properties are not updated for the List fields and their columns during the refresh.
    • The field is not marked as added to the form in the form editor if it is added not to the currently displayed tab.
    • Can’t delete value from required text/number field.
    • A height of the title for the File and List fields is changed if the field is required.

    Improvements:

    • Welcome page added at the first opening of designer.
    • Components page renamed to Forms.
    • Left navigation links changed to reflect actual pages and their titles.
    • Now you can select data source for the List and File fields from a dropdown list on the data source editor form.
    • JavaScript expression to get user name became a bit less complex.
    • Navigation to SharePoint Online web site is now to available in breadcrumb and designer menu.
    • Updated look and feel of the properties panel.
    • Updated look and feel of the data source editor dialog.
    • Minor localization improvements.
    • Now you can delete a field on the form by drag and dropping it back to the left panel of the form editor.

    Features:

    • Added mass import of the SharePoint Online web site lists and libraries on the data sources page.
    • Import now updates the properties of already added fields.
    • Now you can construct filters in condition builder for Lookup fields.
    • Added ability to automatically fill in the fields with values from the item referenced in the lookup field.
    • Now you can define expressions for default values of the fields.
    • Support for the Date type is added.
    • Now you can copy forms on the forms page.
    • Now when the end-user closes the form, he or she is automatically redirected back to the page they came from.

    Bug fixes:

    • Unique values are not generated in some cases.
    • Visibility properties work incorrect for Workflow and Expression buttons.
    • Error starting the workflow that has parameters if “Save before run” is enabled.
    • Error if more than 255 symbols typed in the text field.
    • «Cancel» and «Delete» buttons are not visible in the view mode.

    Improvements:

    • The name of Choice type is changed to Select.
    • Visual indicators are added to the fields in the form editor.
    • Now you can change the title of the form.
    • Added ability to change the order of the groups in Scroll Navigation in the form editor.
    • Minor usability improvements in the form editor.
    • Minor localization improvements.

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