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Bold BI Release History - 4.2

4.2.69

Windows Linux Docker KubernetesAzure App Service
Released on Dec 13, 2021

New Features

Server

  • Added support to run Bold BI as a sub-application in Linux hosting.
  • Added support to run Bold BI in localhost of Docker hosting.

IDP & UMS

  • Provided REST API support for the following operations:
    • Grant user access to the site
    • Revoke user access from the site
    • List of users having access to the site
    • Create new users
    • Update users
    • View users
    • List of sites users can access
    • Suspend a tenant
    • Activate a tenant

Improvements

Server

  • Improved the application startup experience.

IDP & UMS

  • Added support to change the database name when updating database credentials of the site.

Bug Fixes

Server

  • Fixed the issue in Azure AD user import by using Microsoft Graph API instead of Azure AD Graph API.
Note : The bug or feature items that do not have a corresponding ID associated with them are internally identified.

4.2.68

Windows LinuxKubernetes
Released on Sep 22, 2021

New Features

  • Embed the data source designer in JS based embedding.
  • Added API to enable/disable the delete widget option in Pinboard.
  • NPM package for Bold BI embedded SDK has been published in the NPM portal for JavaScript-based frameworks.
  • Get the Iframe URL of the respective dashboards through the REST API.
  • UI customization has been enabled for the following elements in the iframe-based embedding:
    • Hide/show theme
    • Hide/show dashboard parameters
    • Hide/show filter overview
    • Hide/show dashboard and widget full screen icon
    • Hide/show refresh option
    • Hide/show dashboard and widget options menu
    • Hide/show widget filters

Widgets

  • Enabled pagination in Grid.
  • Customize content row heights and column widths in Pivot Grid.
  • Show/hide tooltips for all applicable widgets.
  • Vertical alignment support in Card widget.
  • Customize value label placements in Cartesian Charts:
    • Top
    • Middle
    • Bottom
  • Customize empty points in Cartesian Charts:
      • Gap
      • Zero
      • Average
  • Hide empty headers in Pivot Grid.
  • Trim axis labels in Heat map.
  • Customize values of empty cells in Pivot Grid.

Data Sources

  • Limit records for SQL extract mode data sources.
  • Use the code view mode in the SQL Server Analysis Service data source.
  • Open distro mode in elasticsearch data source is supported now.
  • Data sampling option to limit the data source records fetched for dashboard design mode.
  • Connect to the Amazon Redshift data source in extraction mode.
  • Now, create dashboards using the following new data sources,
    • Square
    • Origami
    • Fitbit
    • Nutshell
    • Gravity Forms

Server

  • Schedule export to FTP location.
  • Customize the file format for dashboard export.
  • More permission options to share permissions for specific modules:
    • Create a group
    • Manage specific groups
    • Create and manage all users
    • Manage specific settings
    • Manage permission for specific resources
  • Set Windows AD and Azure AD as default authentication providers.
  • Additional connection parameters in data store configuration.
  • Comments support for multi-tabbed dashboards and its widgets.
  • Set the time zone and format of data time based on the client’s browser settings.
  • Create categories from the navigation menu.

Bold ID

  • REST API support for the following operations:
    • List sites
    • Get site details
    • Update site
    • Delete site
    • Add/update isolation code
    • List users
    • Update user password
    • Delete user

Improvements

  • We enabled jQuery no conflict support to use multiple jQuery in the dashboard embedded page.
  • Provided the support to use the Syncfusion EJ controls or Bold Reports and Bold BI in a single-page application.
  • Enclosed the pinboard styles within the Bold BI scope to avoid style overwriting issues in an embedded application.
  • Provided the API support to customize the Widget and Dashboard margins.
  • Provided the support to add the preconfigured widgets in the dashboard designer.

Bug Fixes

  • #4237  – the issue with “when applying the filters using the applyFilters method to multi-tab dashboards” has been fixed.
  • #6381 – Fixed the user validation issue when the username has + symbol.
  • Fixed the drag-and-drop issue in pinboards when the server-side filters are applied.
  • Fixed the Multi-tab Dashboard rendering issue when the user does not have permission for the sub dashboards under the Multi-tab dashboard.

Widgets

  • Fixed the unwanted update call for custom widgets.
  • Fixed draft-loading issue for custom widgets.
  • Fixed the filter-setting issue for custom widgets.

Designer

  • #10411  – Fixed the unwanted console errors that occurred while destroying the Bold BI object during embedding.
  • #3815 – Fixed the issue on widget maximizes collapsing during the full screen.
  • #4254 – Cleared console error when loading properties tab.
  • #9113 – Fixed the exception that occurred while using the dashboard parameter in a stored procedure.
  • #5294 – Fixed the issue no data is displayed when drilling down the pie chart when using the column in the Filters section.
  • #4309 – Fixed the preview data page display issue while changing the browser zoom size.
  • #5234 – Fixed the issue while using the date type dashboard parameter in a stored procedure.
  • #4091 – Fixed the combine widget schedule export issue.
  • #8822 – Fixed the URL linking not working issue when selecting the Escape Special Characters option
  • #7343 – Fixed the data issue in widgets when using the data sources API.
  • #4324 – Fixed auto-refresh issue in the text widget control.
  • #6346 – Fixed the issue “Error throwing in widgets when the null value passed as a filter in impersonating preview”.
  • #5283 – Fixed the issue “RTE error container is shown in scheduled export.
  • #4327 – Fixed the issue “unhide columns are hidden while editing the data source”.
  • #4317 – Fixed the issue “URL parameter value is not applied in Excel export.
  • #4128 – Fixed the issue “Edit connection not working properly when token get expired for Web API data source”.
  • #7458 – Fixed the issue “Export PDF and image not working when the dashboard contains a chart with an SSAS connection”.
  • #4071 – Fixed the stored procedure parameters not maintained issue in UI when editing the data source.
  • #8989 – Fixed the data source edit issue from the server page which contains cross data source parameter.
  • #8849 – Fixed the expression was removed issue while updating the dashboard parameter value.
  • #3821 – Fixed the issue “Downloaded data is different in CSV and Excel file”.
  • #8734 – Fixed all column values showing issue while enabling show all columns in view data.
  • #4263 – Fixed the issue “Assign Data tab retains focus when moving to another widget instance of ‘properties’ tab”.
  • #5225 – The issue with “Autosave filter is misbehaving when dashboard is updated” has been fixed.
  • #8935 – The issue with “Changing the column name has no effect in exporting excel and csv” has been fixed.
  • #4255 – Fixed the advanced setting formatting issue in SSAS connected.
  • #7370 – The issue with “Joining two different tables with the same name in a shared table” has been fixed.
  • #8984 – Fixed the export issue in Live Web API data source.
  • #4263 – Fixed the sorting issue in SSAS combo box values.
  • #339755 – Fixed the issue in saving the Oracle expressions in the code view mode.
  • #8840 -  Fixed the Stored Procedure Extraction issue in MSSQL data source.
  • #3823 – The issue with “The Stored Procedure connection issue while using date input parameter in the time zone UTC -05:00” has been fixed.
  • #10971 – Fixed the UUID datatype issue in PostgreSQL.
  • #5322 – Fixed the widgets data cleared issue when editing the same data source.
  • #8605 – Fixed the Edit Connection unresponsive issue in the data source.
  • #4802  – Fixed the expression cleared issue when clicking the run button.
  • #4517– The issue with “Breadcrumb label on renaming the column for Map widget” has been fixed.
  • #4316 – The issue with “The text widget maintaining its content even after removing the content” has been fixed.
  • #9247– The issue with “Date picker data values are unable to select outside the min and max date even limit date property is not set” has been fixed.
  • #5227– The issue with “Line chart axis format settings not visible in the property panel” has been fixed.
  • #5342– The issue with “Chart Axis label cropping  when configuring the chart in small size” has been fixed.
  • #5402– Fixed chart legend cropping issue.
  • #5127– The issue with “Chart labels are showing in drilled view even if it is unchecked” has been fixed.
  • #4203– The issue with “Underlying data for drilled levels in Bing Maps” has been fixed.
  • #4203– Fixed the issue in Bing Maps zoom level when the drilled view contains a single data point.
  • #5104– The issue with “Pivot grid linking not working when enabling values as rows.
  • #8972– The issue with “Custom image/icon in a grid is not working when Allow Text wrap is enabled” has been fixed.
  • #4489– The issue with “Values formatting in Gauge while using different language cultures” has been fixed.
  • #4145– The issue with “Chart tooltip issue when customizing the table element in embed site” has been fixed.
  • #8892– The issue with “Grid linking if we perform sorting on virtual scroll enabled case” has been fixed.
  • #4004– The issue with “Grid section style customization using the theme file” has been fixed.
  • #8934– Fixed pivot grid exporting not working issue.
  • #3935– Fixed the problem with height consistency in Combo box and Date Picker widget.
  • # 10411 – Fixed the console errors when resizing the browser in design mode before layout rendered.
  • #10867 – The bug fixed with range slider min and max values for fractional values.
  • # 4932- The issue with “Filter pop-up rendering in Pivot, if the data contains special characters” has been fixed.
  • #3686–The issue with “Conditional formatting for Map widget” has been fixed.
  • #4971 – The issue with “Scrolling in Mac OS” has been fixed.
  • # 3780– The problem with “Maximizing in card” has been fixed.
  • # 5020– The issue with “Color palette state maintenance in the chart” has been fixed.
  • # 8671- Fixed console errors when hovering over the grid header that contains special characters.
  • # 4940- Fixed alignment issue in Combo Box widget, if we place widget in two rows.
  • # 3672- Fixed the UI glitch issues in Pivot when enabling the Text Wrap/Column Resize/Fit to Content.
  • Fixed the comment option issue for widget.
  • The issue with “The widget description pop-up not being positioned well on mobile view” has been fixed.
  • The issue with “Drill-down chart rendering issue in schedule export” has been fixed.
  • The issue with “Save view icon alignment issue in the multi-tab dashboard” has been fixed.
  • The issue with “NOTIN condition not working issue in URL parameter” has been fixed.
  • The issue with “Multiple label parameters not working issue in RTE control” has been fixed.
  • Fixed the SSAS connected data does not allow for advanced settings formatting.
  • The issue with “The console error while editing the data alert pop-up” has been fixed.
  • The issue with “The condition gets reset when reopening the data alert window” .
  • The issue with “Data is getting duplicated when searching on allow filter dialog box” has been fixed.
  • Fixed the unwanted alert showing issue while switching to code view, if we do not have any changes in it.
  • The issue with “ filter widget description icon alignment” has been fixed.
  • The issue with “The Maximized widget collapsed while resizing it to full screen” has been fixed.
  • The issue with “Widget description pop-up is not positioned well on pinboard embedding” has been fixed.
  • Fixed the issue “Error occurs on “view underlying data“ if two date columns have the same date”.
  • The issue with “Data is getting duplicated when searching on allow filter dialog box” has been fixed.

Breaking Changes

  • The custom widget folder placement has been changed in the v4.2 build. We provided a utility to migrate custom widgets created in the lower version of v4.2 , as we have made some API changes in them. Kindly refer to the custom widget UG documentation for more information.
  • Removed the clone option from the dashboard listing. Now, you can use the copy dashboard option instead of the clone dashboard.
  • The default vertical alignment of Card Widget has been changed to Middle.

Designer

  • #9244 – No data is displayed in the schedule export when using the custom attribute in code view.
  • #5350 – Included space between date filter localization text
  • Compressed the size of the image used in the dashboard widgets for the overall dashboard’s performance improvement.
  • Removed the duplicate data sent from service to client on initial loading of the dashboard, to enhance performance.
  • Provided search support for categories drop-down in publish dialog box.
  • Provided the option to enable the Export PDF/Image option in the dashboard properties panel.
  • Removed the filter widgets from the widget list drop-down in the data alert window.
  • ‘Assign Data’ tab retains focus when moving to another widget instance of ‘properties’ tab.

Data Sources

  • Provided support for filtering data based on Top N records in the SSAS data source.
  • Removed the unwanted DB client connections for the PostgreSQL and MSSQL connections.
  • Provided support for data sources that includes Hebrew and other languages in the table schema.
  • Now, you can connect to extract data sources that have longer column names.
  • Now, you can connect to late binding views in the Amazon Redshift connector.
  • Supported SSH for MongoDB data source.
  • Improved user interface for the following existing data sources
    • Fresh works CRM
    • Copper
    • Chargebee

Server

  • Provided the support to validate external site while adding.
  • Now, you see site URL in the tooltip for sites drop-down in the publishing dashboard dialog.
  • Provided the support to  publish the dashboards with same dashboard and data source name.
  • Provided the support to make the dashboard public while publishing and adding deployment dashboard.
  • An added info dialog box for data source, slideshow, schedule, and exposed the item id.
  • Improved the performance of the multi-tab dashboard by rendering without iframe.
  • Provided support for logging out of Third-Party Providers while logging out of Bold BI.

Important Note

  • You need to use the updated embed JS version, hosted in CDN.

Widgets

  • Provided support to limit initial data fetching count (i.e. page size) in the Grid and Chart widgets.
  • Provided support to customize font size for all visual elements of the Chart widget from the property panel:
    • Value labels
    • Axis labels
    • Axis Title
    • Legend Items
    • Legend Title
  • Provided support to customize font size for the following Pivot Grid elements from the property panel:
    • Headers
    • Content
  • Provided support to disable virtual loading for grid in pagination enabled cases.
  • Provided average aggregation support for Pivot Grid.
  • Now, the direct aggregated expression column bound in Pivot Grid will be considered as Pivot calculated field.
  • Now, you can reach the last record using a single scroll in the chart.
  • Provided support to customize legend position for Accumulation Charts.
  • Provided support to customize legend overflow mode in Chart widget.
  • Provided support to customize line width for Chart trendlines.
  • Provided support to customize x-axis intervals in the Chart widget.
  • Provided support to change the color of the value and axis labels based on range colors in Radial Gauge.
  • Provided support to disable mouse zooming and panning in Bing Maps.
  • Provided support to sort both x and y-axis at the same time.
  • Provided support to customize legend title in Map widget.
  • Provided support to adjust individual padding in the Image widget.
  • Provided custom widget exporting support.
  • Provided custom widget support in Kubernetes.
  • Provided support to create a custom category for custom widgets.
Note : The bug or feature items that do not have a corresponding ID associated with them are internally identified.
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