Bold BI Release History – 5.3

5.3.53

WindowsLinuxDockerKubernetesAzure App Service
Released on Nov 24, 2022

What’s New

Server

  • Provided the support to customize the font and theme for each site.
  • Provided the support to configure the Content Security Policy.
  • Provided the support to configure X-Frame-Option to avoid loading the site inside the frame. Provided the support to configure X-Frame-Option to avoid loading the site inside the frame

Designer

  • Theming support using CSS3 variables.
  • Support for customizing widget styles using theme variables:
    • Font style: title, subtitle, legend, axis title, and label.
    • Color: title, subtitle, icon, legend, axis title, and label.
    • Widget data color palette.
    • Widget selection background color.
    Support for customizing widget styles using theme variables

Datasource

  • Provided REST API to create/edit SQL live mode data source programmatically. Provided REST API to create/edit SQL live mode data source programmatically Provided REST API to create/edit SQL live mode data source programmatically
  • Provided Extract mode support for Elastic Search Connector. Provided Extract mode support for Elastic Search Connector
  • Copy data source support for SQL Extract and Web based data sources. Copy data source support for SQL Extract and Web based data sources
  • New connections– Xero Workflow Max, Zoho Books, Alma.
  • Incremental refresh for Bolddesk data sources. Incremental refresh for Bolddesk data sources

Embedding

  • Provided an API to get the widget information.
  • Provided support for dashboard and widget comments in JS-based embedding.
  • Provided support for same site cookie in Iframe embedding.
  • Provided an option to customize the data source designer toolbar buttons.
  • Provided an event to catch up with the designer toolbar button click.
  • Provided an event to customize/splice out the default widgets from the widget panel list.
  • Widget filters API with date column support & column Name specification.

ID

  • Provided Azure Active Directory B2C SSO support. Provided Azure Active Directory B2C SSO support
  • Provided Two-factor authentication support for user login. Provided Two-factor authentication support for user login
  • Provided support to customize Font and Theme for application and dashboard. Provided support to customize Font and Theme for application and dashboard

Improvements

Server

  • Provided option to check the application database version.
  • Provided option to hide sample dashboard and release banner.
  • Provided option to configure the data cache settings.
  • Provided option to edit multi-tab dashboard tab name.
  • Provided option to copy data source created in extract mode.
  • Provided option to add and edit the external site from my profile page.
  • Provided support to update the pinboard using REST API.
  • Provided support to customize scheduler Email subject and body using REST API.
  • Provided support to customize scheduler Email subject while creating and editing scheduler from UI.
  • #394055 – Fixed issue in the listing dashboard in getting dashboard REST API response when it is published from other sites with a lock option.
  • #376753 – Improved responsiveness in database user directory configuration when the database has more tables.
  • #396550 – Fixed issue dashboard export when SFTP location set as the destination.
  • #383967 – Fixed issue in showing dashboard name with Unicode characters in Bold BI Mobile application.
  • #406719 – Added improvement to copy dashboard functionality.
  • #410199 – Fixed issue in showing site attributes in UMS due to DateTime conversion.
  • #396565 – Fixed issue in showing a pinned widget for non-admin users.

Designer

  • Improved UI for Radio, Checkbox, and Toggle button using theme variables.
  • #414067, #395293 – Localization won’t work based on language for dashboard rendering.
  • Column Selection Support in View Underlying Data.
  • Data cache settings under the dashboard data process setting in the server. Data cache settings under the dashboard data process setting in the server
  • Exporting Dashboard to PDF with each widget in individual Page.
  • #381933, #385918 – Fixed Rendering problems issue when using Filters with Tab Widget.
  • #392619 – Fixed Widget name with “&” symbol not exporting in excel file.
  • #380249 – Fixed widget name not showing in exporting dialog for card widget issue.
  • #12038 – The issue with the data source list was hidden in a combined data source connection for a different zoom resolution in a browser has been fixed.
  • #394405 – Fixed Datasource index not proper in Assign Data after publishing the dashboard issue.
  • #404586, #408353 – Fixed Hidden field columns not shown in view underlying data issue.
  • #395576 – Fixed URL linking not working in the Multi-Tab dashboard for ampersand (&) or (&&) symbols issue.
  • #401662 – Fixed Clicking the refresh option in the dashboard, the dashboard is still a loading issue.
  • #395062 – Fixed Datasource selection not proper in connectors issue.
  • #390755 – Fixed URL filter not working for encrypted string type parameter value issue.
  • #395162 – Fixed Export option not hidden after disabling exporting options issue.
  • #409893 – Fixed Aggregation field not working in data alert issue.

Widgets

  • Font size customization support for the Gauge Elements.
  • Auto font size support for Number Card and KPICard.
  • Index or data-based color customization for proportion charts.
  • #388739 – Inverse axis support in chart.
  • #405003 – Fixed console error in grid rendering.
  • #394940 – Fixed KPICard font size maintaining issue.
  • #407866 – Fixed KPI Column Excel Export issue in Grid.
  • #408313 – Fixed Chart Display ‘0’ Label at the Top issue.
  • #411305 – Fixed Grid view underlying data issue in the multi-tab dashboard.
  • #412196 – Fixed Combobox multi-selection issue on clicking outside.
  • #380103 – Fixed Combine widget export issue.
  • #401019 – Fixed Chart Row Sorting issue.
  • #391920 – Fixed Currency Symbol issue in Number Card Formatting.
  • #400355 – Fixed Grid summary row measure formatting issue.
  • #396845 – Fixed Drilldown issue on axis label click.
  • #400191 – Fixed Grid icon rendering issue in IOS.
  • #403194 – Fixed Grid scrollbar issue in Grid Summary row dialog.
  • #397155 – Fixed Line widget not visible in mobile mode issue.
  • #388821 – Fixed HeatMap conditional formatting issue.
  • #393090 – Fixed value label disappear issue on Chart virtual scrolling.
  • #396591 – Text filter widget filtering issue.
  • #401572, 402216 – Fixed Pivot Grid rendering issue in Tab widget.

Datasource

  • #8841, #387406 – Provided incremental refresh support for views.
  • Provided dynamic connection string support for following data sources
    • SQL Server Analysis Services.
    • ClickHouse
    • SparkSQL
    • Elasticsearch
    • ODBC
    • Amazon Athena
    • Presto
  • Fixed dashboard designer getting empty in design mode for stored procedure and google big query data source.
  • 2x performance improved for initial chart rendering.
  • #3930 – Fixed widgets cleared after publishing the google big query data source to a different site in Bold BI.
  • Provided support for AWS OpenSearch version 1.0.
  • Fixed commented lines restricted in custom query.
  • Added schema retaining support for the stored procedure in SQL data source.
  • Fixed swapped columns during extract data source creation.
  • #400339 – Fixed sorting based on a column not working properly issue.
  • Fixed issue in viewing underlying data with the date column not working properly.
  • Fixed a division by zero issues in Total percentage expression.
  • Fixed refresh not working for snowflake data source with a large dataset.
  • Fixed operation canceled issue when refreshing with large data.
  • Fixed the widgets returning no data during refresh failure.
  • Fixed impersonation not working when user contains domain name issue.
  • 2x performance improved for dashboards with multiple live web data sources.
  • Fixed a bug that the table deleted during data refresh during errors in a refresh.
  • Fixed refresh failures due to a mismatch in a schema with newer data.
  • #389509, #405637 – Fixed the data source that cannot be created without superuser privilege on MYSQL as IMDB during the upgrade.
  • Fixed the issue that the database field cleared on editing the MongoDB connection.
  • Fixed the issue that was making the Web API data source load for a long time at extreme scenarios.
  • Fixed an issue in CSV input with the empty first row.
  • Fixed no data imported issue for some excel files.
  • Fixed an error message not returned while creating MongoDB data source using REST API.

Embedding

  • Provided an option to hide the get embed code for the dashboard and widgets. Provided an option to hide the get embed code for the dashboard and widgets
  • Events to customize the designer and data source toolbar icons.
  • Option to customize the theming in the embedded dashboard.
  • Provided an event to customize the data source configuration option.
  • #394442 – Fixed data table is not rendering on second time during data source embedding.
  • #409638 – Fixed multi selection window for dimension filtering aligned right on embedding.

Important Note

ID

  • Provided option to enable/disable user account creation in OAuth and OpenID login.
  • Provided UI to upload and manage localization files. Provided UI to upload and manage localization files
  • Provided support to change the master site.
  • Provided support to configure content security policy headers.
  • Provided UI option to enable/disable X-frame Option header.

Important Note

  • The startup API v1.0 is obsolete in the Bold BI v5.3 release, and its usage isn’t recommended. This API will be removed in the upcoming release and we recommend using the Startup API v2.0 instead.

Breaking Changes

  • Updated the REST API end point for create data source to follow API naming standard, which followed for other API in Bold BI.
  • We have introduced a new property embed_server_timestamp in our embed/authorize rest API to avoid token expiration timezone related issues. And we will be deprecated to our client side property in the future.
  • PDF and Image export support won’t work in Azure ARM template deployment since PhantomJS doesn’t support css3 variables.
  • We have provided support to download the embedded SDK dependent files from our embedded SDK file. So, no need to refer to the embedded dependent files while referring to the embedded SDK file. Please use the below latest embedded SDK file. https://cdn.boldbi.com/embedded-sdk/v5.3.53/boldbi-embed.js

5.3.47

Cloud Analytics Server
Released on Nov 11, 2022

What’s New

Server

  • Provided the support to configure the Content Security Policy.
  • Provided the support to configure X-Frame-Option to avoid loading site inside the frame.

Designer

  • Provided support for customizing font style using theme variables.

Datasource

  • Provided REST API to create or edit SQL live mode data source programmatically.
  • Provided Extract mode support for Elastic Search connector.
  • New connections – Xero Workflow Max, Zoho Books, and Alma.
  • Incremental refresh for Bolddesk data sources.

Embedding

  • Provided API to get the widget information.
  • Provided support for dashboard and widget comments in JS based embedding.
  • Provided an option to customize the data source designer toolbar buttons.
  • Provided an event to catch up when the designer toolbar button clicked.
  • Provided an event to customize or splice out the default widgets from the widget panel list.
  • Widget filters API with date column support and column name specification.

Improvements

Server

  • Provided option to edit multi-tab dashboard, tab name.
  • Provided option to update pinboard using REST API.
  • Provided option to customize scheduler Email subject and body using REST API.
  • Provided option to customize scheduler Email subject while creating and editing scheduler from UI.
  • #376753 – Improved responsiveness in database user directory configuration when database has more table.
  • #396550 – Fixed issue dashboard export when SFTP location set as destination.
  • #383967 – Fixed issue in showing dashboard name with Unicode characters in Bold BI Mobile application.
  • #396565 – Fixed issue in showing pinned widget for non admin user.

Designer

  • Improved UI for Radio, Checkbox, and Toggle button using theme variables.
  • Fixed issue dashboard rendered based on localization.
  • Column selection support in view of underlying data.
  • Data cache settings under dashboard data configuration in server.
  • Exporting PDF in widget wise collection.
  • #381933, #385918 – Fixed rendering problems issue when using filters with Tab Widget.
  • #392619 – Fixed widget name with “&” symbol not exporting in excel file.
  • #380249 – Fixed widget name not showing in exporting dialog for card widget issue.
  • DASHBOARD-64565) – Fixed tab widget alignment not proper in exporting file issue.
  • #12038 – Fixed Datasource list which was hidden in combined data source connection for a different size in browser issue.
  • #394405 – Fixed Datasource index not proper in Assign Data after publish the dashboard issue.
  • #404586, #408353 – Fixed hidden field columns not shown in view underlying data issue.
  • #395576 – Fixed URL linking not working in Multi-tab dashboard for ampersand (&) or (&&) symbols issue.
  • #401662 – Fixed clicking the refresh option in the dashboard, and the dashboard is still loading issue.
  • #395062 – Fixed Datasource selection not proper in connectors issue.
  • #390755 – Fixed URL filter not working for encrypted string type parameter value issue.
  • #395162 – Fixed export option not hidden after disabling exporting options issue.
  • #409893 – Fixed aggregation field not working in data alert issue.

Widgets

  • Font size customization support for the Gauge Elements.
  • Auto font size support for Number Card and KPICard.
  • Index or data-based color customization for proportion charts.
  • #388739 – Inverse axis support in chart.
  • #405003 – Fixed console error in grid rendering.
  • #394940 – Fixed KPICard font size maintaining issue.
  • #407866 – Fixed KPI Column Excel Export issue in Grid.
  • #408313 – Fixed Chart Display ‘0’ Label at the Top issue.
  • #411305 – Fixed Grid view underlying data issue in the multi-tab dashboard.
  • #412196 – Fixed Combobox multi-selection issue on clicking outside.
  • #380103 – Fixed Combine widget export issue.
  • #401019 – Fixed Chart Row Sorting issue.
  • #391920 – Fixed Currency Symbol issue in Number Card Formatting.
  • #400355 – Fixed Grid summary row measure formatting issue.
  • #396845 – Fixed Drilldown issue on axis label click.
  • #400191 – Fixed Grid icon rendering issue in IOS.
  • #403194 – Fixed Grid scrollbar issue in Grid Summary row dialog.
  • #397155 – Fixed Line widget not visible in mobile mode issue.
  • #388821 – Fixed HeatMap conditional formatting issue.
  • #393090 – Fixed value label disappear issue on Chart virtual scrolling.
  • #396591 – Text filter widget filtering issue.
  • #401572, 402216 – Fixed Pivot Grid rendering issue in Tab widget.

Datasource

  • #8841, #387406 – Provided incremental refresh support for views.
  • Provided dynamic connection string support for below data sources
    • SQL Server Analysis Services.
    • ClickHouse
    • Elasticsearch
    • Amazon Athena
    • Presto
  • Fixed dashboard designer getting empty in design mode for stored procedure and google big query data source.
  • Performance improvements for initial chart rendering.
  • #3930 – Fixed widgets cleared after publishing the google big query data source to a different site in Bold BI.
  • Provided support for AWS OpenSearch version 1.0.
  • Fixed commented lines restricted in custom query.
  • Added schema retaining support for the stored procedure in SQL server data source.
  • Fixed swapped columns during extract data source creation.
  • #400339 – Fixed sorting based on a column not working properly issue.
  • Fixed issue in viewing underlying data with the date column not working properly.
  • Fixed a division by zero issues in Total percentage expression.
  • Fixed a refresh not working for a snowflake data source with a large dataset.
  • Fixed operation canceled issue when refreshing with large data.
  • Fixed the widgets returning no data during refresh failure.
  • Fixed impersonation not working when username contains domain name issue.
  • Improved the performance of dashboards with many live web data sources.
  • Fixed a bug that the table deleted during data refresh during errors in a refresh.
  • Fixed refresh failures due to a mismatch in a schema with newer data.
  • #389509, #405637 – Data source cannot be created with MySQL as IMDB during the upgrade.
  • Fixed MongoDB does not retain the database during edit connection.
  • Fixed long loading without error for Web API data source.
  • Fixed an issue in CSV input with the empty first row.
  • Fixed no data imported issue for some excel files.
  • Fixed an error message not returned while creating MongoDB data source using REST API.

Embedding

  • Provided an option to hide the get embed code for the dashboard and widgets.
  • Events to customize the designer and data source toolbar icons.
  • Provided an event to customize the data source configuration option.
  • #394442 – Fixed data table is not rendering on second time during data source embedding.
  • #409638 – Fixed multi selection window for dimension filtering aligned right on embedding.

Important Note

Breaking Changes

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