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Bold BI v7.8 Release Highlights for Embedded Analytics

Bold BI v7.8 Release Highlights for Embedded Analytics

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    Introduction

    We are glad to unveil Bold BI v7.8 release. This latest update brings a host of eagerly awaited enhancements, boosted performance, and resolved issues, affecting a variety of environments such as Windows, Docker, Linux, Kubernetes, and Azure. The improvements made with this release aim to polish the process of crafting engaging dashboards using Bold BI.

    Download the updated version of Bold BI by visiting your account page, or sign up for a free trial on our site. This blog describes the new features and fixed bugs.

    Improvements

    Data sources

    • We have implemented a SQL command timeout for SQL-related data sources in the cloud.
      SQL command time out
    • We have implemented a custom flag in the appsettings.json file to enable the retrieval of queries in HAR files.
      HAR file
    • We have provided IN and Not IN options for the measure filter in initial filtering.
      IN and NOT IN filter
    • We have improved the data source UI based on the optional ETL status in Bold BI.

    Server

    • We have added support for editing schedules’ start date and time with minutes and seconds in dashboard exporting and refreshing schedules.
    • We have provided support to include dashboard download completion details in system notifications.
    • We have improved the session timeout on the dashboard designer page. Users will now be considered active if they are interacting with the design canvas.
    • We have added support to configure the default sorting order for the resources dashboard, data source, schedules, and slideshows in site settings.
    • We have added support to copy and move multitab dashboards.
    • We have added REST API support to retrieve embed secrets.

    IDP

    We have improved the UMS home page user interface, enabling users to favorite and filter sites.

    Widgets

    • We have provided a scrollbar option in the RTE widget property panel.
    • We have provided the grid widget row selection element as an argument for embedding the application.
    • We have provided the property to switch the loading indicator between a single tab widget and a multiple-widget container.

    Bug Fixes

    Data sources

    • We resolved the “Getting Data” retrieval error that occurred when trying to create a ClickHouse query without any data present in the database.
    • We resolved the issue where hour, minute, and second aggregation did not work in the Rockset connector.
    • We resolved the problem where URL parameters were not functioning correctly in certain MySQL stored procedures.
    • We fixed the object reference issue in Google Analytics v4.
    • We fixed the issue with Excel exporting 40K records from a Google BigQuery data source.
    • We fixed the 504 – Gateway Timeout issue in the web API live connection.
    • We restricted the usage of the sum aggregation in the Aggregated field.
    • We fixed the issue where percent data was extracted as 0 in MySQL.
    • We resolved the UI issue when uploading a dashboard with SSH in SQL.
    • We resolved the average aggregation issue in MongoDB that occurred when changing the data type of columns.
    • We fixed the issue with the shared table display after reconnecting a SharePoint data source.
    • We fixed the data retrieval issue that occurred when using a filter in ClickHouse.
    • We resolved the problem where the grid summary row did not consider the show raw data option.
    • We fixed the issue where the IF expression was not working for an Elasticsearch data source.
    • We fixed the problem where InfluxDB tables showed no records when dragged and dropped.
    • We resolved the connection timeout issue in the MongoDB data source.
    • We resolved the issue where the Edit Connection window did not open for the Amazon Redshift data source during dashboard upload.
    • We fixed the issue with uploading dashboards with a code view mode data source with expressions.
    • We upgraded the DLLs version from 4.1.3.1 to 5.0.7 in PostgreSQL to resolve the “received backend message read for query while expecting parseComplete Message” issue.
    • We resolved the problem where some fields were not visible in the ClickHouse data source (code view mode).
    • We resolved the Illegal mix of collations error for operations in MySQL.
    • We fixed the custom attribute error when opening the initial filter window.
    • We added support to copy dashboards in code view mode with expressions.
    • We resolved the User filter is not working when mapping with empty group error.
    • We resolved the Illegal mix of collations (utf8mb4_general_ci,IMPLICIT) and (utf8mb4_0900_ai_ci,IMPLICIT) for operation ‘=’ in MYSQL.
    • We resolved the duplicate name added in the User filter name.
    • We fixed the performance delay in the Asana data source using iterative parameters.
    • We fixed the issue where a data source table could not be removed when a dashboard parameter was used by another data source in the same dashboard.
    • We resolved the problem where no string data type columns were showing in code view mode for InfluxDB.
    • We fixed the Amazon RDS connector so that it reflects the correct mode (live or extract) when switching during editing.
    • We resolved the issue where the server name was not retained in Snowflake extract mode in the edit connection.
    • We fixed the problem where a PI expression could not be created in the Azure Data Explorer data source.
    • We fixed the issue where tables could not be self-joined after configuring a second data source with a dashboard parameter.
    • We resolved the problem with error messages not displaying properly when list parameters are used in expressions.
    • We resolved the issue where the total percentage expression did not work properly when used with another expression in PostgreSQL and SQL.
    • We fixed the issue where the query designer page showed empty data randomly after updating the sheet and editing the connection with the same table.
    • We fixed the issue where the Quick Base data source did not connect using a custom URL in HTTPS.
    • We resolved UI glitches in the SSAS Connector User Filter module.
    • We fixed the problem where query filter data was not maintained in a REST data source using a custom URL in HTTPS.
    • We resolved the issue where filters did not work with the date hour format in SQL, PostgreSQL, and ClickHouse data sources.
    • We fixed the issue with date format handling in the ClickHouse data source.

    Server

    • We fixed the issue of the multitab header not hiding in iframe embedding when using the hide_tab_header query string.
    • We fixed the issue of the tooltip not functioning correctly in the personal access token copy.
    • We fixed the issue of CORS and security settings not accepting localhost URLs.
    • We fixed the error page that appeared when updating the user profile on the hosted version.
    • We fixed the issue where duplicate categories were showing when downloading the embed configuration.
    • We fixed filtering issues on the data source page based on the data source type.
    • We fixed the issue where the HTTP Success status code was returning for an invalid page instead of a Page not found.

    IDP

    • We fixed the site name validation issue in CustomUI.json.
    • We fixed the issue where the auto-deployment page was not rendering properly.
    • We fixed the issue where duplicate external login options were showing on the site login page.

    Designer

    • We fixed the issue where the cloned dashboard was not loading properly in the view mode.
    • We fixed the column name mismatch issue in the underlying data view.
    • We fixed the issue where header names were not displaying without data in the widget.
    • We fixed the issue of not saving the edit axis settings in the chart widget when using dashboard parameters.
    • We resolved the issue where the default value in the dashboard parameter was not being saved properly.
    • We provided support to update the time of the last saved draft in the designer.
    • We fixed the issue where the exported Excel sheets showed the proper hyperlink as per the linking configuration.
    • We fixed the issue with the dashboard exporting as CSV with the same widget name.
    • We fixed the issue in the date format dropdown in the parameter configuration dialog in which all the date values were not listed.
    • We fixed the loading indicator issue in the underlying data view in full-screen mode in JavaScript embedding.
    • We fixed the issue where parameter mismatch was caused by enabling the Apply button while searching for a value.
    • We fixed the issue in the date picker if you used the parameters in a column from the table view.
    • We fixed the issue where the loading background container color was inappropriate for the dark theme.
    • We fixed the issue where the default parameters were listed in the measure format when typing the @ key.
    • We resolved the issue of encountering console errors when entering a value in the null replace window.
    • We fixed the issue of the dashboard not rendering properly when using a parameter to edit the axis range.

    Embedding

    • We fixed the issue of the multitab dashboard not rendering properly when the dashboard path was provided.
    • We fixed the issue of the dashboard rendering with views for the non-loadView.
    • We added a proper error message if the loadView method initializes without view details.

    Widgets

    • We resolved the issue where Excel export was not working properly for pivot grids with an expression column.
    • We fixed the formatting issue thrown in the grid after enabling or disabling the allow filter option in the grid widget.
    • We fixed the issue of the misalignment of the deleted tab widgets in the design canvas.
    • We fixed the issue where Excel exporting was not working for grid widgets with the MonthYear column.
    • We fixed the issue where the container action sections were not visible for custom widgets.
    • We fixed the issue where the pie chart percent did not recalculate the percentage.
    • We fixed the issue where the date picker dialog popup was hidden on Android devices.
    • We fixed the issue with extra whitespace appearing in the background when hovering over label widgets.
    • We fixed the issue of the bar chart color automatically changing while applying fields in the row container.
    • We resolved the issue where there was a color mismatch between the chart and legend for stack-type charts.
    • We fixed the issue where the tooltip was not shown in the line chart if the marker was disabled.
    • We fixed the issue where the “No data” message was not displayed in the number card widget when placed in a 2-row span height.
    • We fixed the issue where theme variables were not working in the radar and polar charts.
    • We fixed the issue where there was an inconsistent tab count after deleting tabs in the tab widget.

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    Conclusion

    For in-depth insight, we invite you to visit our release page. If you need assistance or have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us via the Bold BI website. If you have an existing account, you can log in to communicate with us.

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