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Bold BI v7.9 Release Highlights for Embedded Analytics

Bold BI v7.9 Release Highlights for Embedded Analytics

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    Introduction

    We are excited to share the latest update with you—Bold BI v7.9 is now available! This version brings a host of new features, enhancements, and fixes to enhance your data analytics experience across platforms, including Windows, Docker, Linux, Kubernetes, and Azure. With these new updates, your team is empowered to extract more intelligence and benefit from a better analytics experience. Whether dealing with complex data environments or looking for smoother performance, the Bold BI v7.9 release is designed to meet your needs. This blog discusses this newest iteration of Bold BI.

    Improvements

    Server

    • We have provided support to allow two digits in the username when creating a user.
    • We have provided resource sorting from category settings based on configuration.
    • We have added support for configuring dashboard saved views in dashboard scheduling.
    • We have provided support to configure the login disclaimer in the site settings section.

    IDP

    • We have provided support to allow two digits in the username when creating a user.
    • We have provided common support to disable email notifications for all tenants through the configuration file.
    • We have provided a user-friendly message to restart the application after changing the site URL on the UMS page.
    • We have provided support for updating branding images through the REST API.
    • We have implemented XSS validation for all input fields in UMS and IDP for enhanced security.

    Designer

    • We have enhanced the performance of the Load Dashboard API in view mode.
    • We have provided a search box option for the Select Column dropdown in the feature for viewing underlying data.
    • We have provided week range support in the custom date settings for the Week Year Date format.

    Widget

    • We have provided support for retaining grid column resize values in view mode.
    • We have provided support for exporting PDFs by page in the text widget.
    • We have provided support to select today’s date as the default for a single calendar date picker.

    Bug Fixes

    Data Sources

    • We have resolved the error in the grid widget after removing the null values from a column.
    • We have fixed the issue that occurred when clicking the ODBC DSN dropdown.
    • We have resolved the no data to be displayed issue after replacing blanks with other string values using filter widgets.
    • We have resolved the issue with retrying login when failing to read the result set in MySQL.
    • We have resolved the query filter values changing after saving the filters.
    • We have resolved the issue where filters in the master widget were not working with OpenSearch and Elastic Search connections.
    • We have added the ability to restrict the PostgreSQL FILTER keyword in expressions.
    • We have fixed the issue with using the total page path in web data source pagination.
    • We have fixed the issue with the dynamic connection string not refreshing properly in view mode.
    • We have fixed the issue with the pivot grid while configuring expression columns.
    • We have resolved the issue where custom attributes in an expression were giving the wrong values.
    • We have fixed the MongoDB connection server allocation issue.
    • We have fixed scrolling issues in the Web API header and raw data.
    • We have resolved the issue where the value of data records in page pagination on the Web API data source was not being displayed after selecting all fields.
    • We have implemented a proper naming convention for query filters.
    • We have fixed the dashboard performance issue when using user-based filtered data sources.
    • We have fixed the issue with copying data sources with user data.
    • We have resolved the issue where ClickHouse does not support the Nullable(Decimal(P, S)) data type.
    • We have resolved the issue where all databases were not available in the dropdown of the connection dialog box.
    • We have added logs to validate the external API status.
    • We have fixed the pie chart error in the Snowflake data source.
    • We have addressed thread pool starvation-related issues.
    • We have provided the processing time and query execution speed in the design and code view of data design.
    • We have resolved the issue where scheduled exports to the Excel dashboard failed for live data sources.
    • We have resolved the issue where the “remove” tooltip did not show after removing the selected data source in the Combine data source.
    • We have resolved the issue where the query was not showing in the HAR file for Azure Data Explorer, InfluxDB, SSAS, and other plugins.
    • We have added the limitation of count (distinct [column]) in expressions.
    • We have resolved the misaligned threshold issue.
    • We have fixed the issue where sensitive Excel dashboards were not uploading in MySQL IMDB.
    • We have resolved the UI issue in shared tables in web live data source custom URLs in HTTPS.
    • We have added retry logic to resolve the issue of randomly failing to refresh the Asana data source.
    • We have resolved the issue where error messages were not showing as expected when connecting to an expired account in Xero.

    Server

    • We have fixed the issue of the error message not displaying properly when publishing the dashboard without user permission in the destination site.
    • We have fixed the issue of not being able to download the embed config file when a user only has all settings permission.
    • We have fixed the issue where data refresh is triggered when a user clicks on the refresh status icon on the data source listing page.
    • We have fixed the issue where users can create multiple tabs with a single dashboard.
    • We have fixed the issue of showing the tab name in the tooltip instead of the dashboard name in the edit multitab dialog.
    • We have fixed the issue where the multitab header was not hidden in embedding when clicking on full screen.

    IDP

    • We have fixed the issue where the error content was not clear on the login error page.
    • We have fixed the issue of the page taking a long time to load when searching for fonts online in offline mode.
    • We have fixed the issue of the logo being stretched on the UMS home page when using 200*40 dimensions.
    • We have fixed the issue where the product version was not displaying correctly in Docker.
    • We have fixed the issue where the CSV user import icon was not displaying on the Users page.

    Designer

    • We have fixed the issue where date types were being considered text in Excel exports when filters were added to the widgets.
    • We have resolved the issue with IsExcelImageExport not working when the serial card widget was present on the dashboard.
    • We have fixed the UI glitch in the designer page collapse button.
    • We have fixed the issue where the dashboard download failed when using the replace data source option.
    • We have resolved the raw data not displaying correctly in the date column when viewing underlying data.
    • We have fixed the problem where Excel and CSV exports were not working correctly when dashboard parameter values were bound to a combo box.
    • We have fixed the issue where the underlying data export icon was not responsive in the iframe and iframe SSO embedding.
    • We have fixed the issue when changing the dashboard name in the publish window.
    • We have fixed the issue where the drill down and Linking menu were not shown in the widget in mobile mode.
    • We have fixed the issue where the save dashboard in embedding was not working when there were no widgets.
    • We have resolved an issue with multiple dashboards rendering on the same page in embedded BI.
    • We have resolved an issue that occurred when configuring data with null values in a 100% stacked bar chart.
    • We have resolved the UI glitch in the PDF export window.
    • We have resolved the issue when the exported Excel file from the pivot grid appeared empty when changing the data language in the site settings.

    Widget

    • We have fixed the issue where the tooltip was not shown in the line chart if the marker was disabled.
    • We have resolved the issue where Excel export failed when a date column was bound in a pivot widget’s hidden container.
    • We have fixed the issue related to color customization when the widget result was empty.
    • We have resolved the issue where the column-level linking was not functioning in image columns in the grid widget.
    • We have fixed the issue where the widget icons appeared larger in size in 4K resolution.
    • We have fixed the issue where the autofit connect was not working properly in the text widget.
    • We have fixed the issue where the line style of the spline chart was not reflected in the view and publish mode.
    • We have fixed the issue that caused a console error when configuring dashboards at the embed level during dashboard switching.
    • We have fixed the issue where the tooltip was not visible when the area’s markers overlapped.
    • We have fixed the issue where tooltip data was displayed incorrectly in the Bing Maps widget.
    • We have fixed the issue with inappropriate text size in card widgets when changing the resolution.
    • We have fixed the issue when applying the filter with a null value in the heat map widget.
    • We have fixed alignment issue in grid bar customization when the browser zoom was set to 90% and below.
    • We have fixed the issue causing the scatter chart UI to render twice upon exiting the preview mode.
    • We have fixed the issue of no data being displayed when applying a filter while using the tooltip column in the card widget.

    Embedding

    • We have fixed the issue where unauthorized users were not seeing the correct error message when trying to access the dashboard through JS embed.
    • We have enabled the Hide Refresh Settings button in the JS-based data source embedding.
    • We have fixed the issue where deleted views were still appearing in embedded dashboards.
    • We have fixed a bug that prevented users from using the ‘Mark as default’ button on embedded dashboards loaded using the loadView()
    • We have fixed the issue where the multi-tab dashboard was not rendering properly when the child dashboard was private without the authorized API in JS embedding.
    • We have fixed the issue in JS-based embedding where the saved view was not updated on the Bold BI server.

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    Conclusion

    In conclusion, the Bold BI v7.9 release brings a suite of enhanced features and improved performance capabilities to its users. Organizations looking to integrate powerful analytics directly into their applications will find this release to be a great upgrade, with more intuitive, efficient, and customizable data visualization experiences for their users.

    Don’t miss out on these latest updates of our Bold BI product! Check out our release page for more details about this new release. If you have any questions about Bold BI or need any help, please feel free to contact us via our Bold BI website. But if you already have an existing account, you can log in to communicate with us. Get started with Bold BI by signing up for a 15-day free trial now!

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