Enterprise BI Release History – 3.3

3.3.88

Released on Jan 5, 2021

What’s New

Designer

  • Custom attributes in dynamic connection string: You can use custom attributes to dynamically change the connection string for SQL live mode data sources.
  • Dedicated filter section for widgets: You can now use any fields in the data source to apply the filter for widgets. Dedicated filter section for widgets
  • Widget background customization: You can now change the color or set an image as background for widgets.
  • Font customization support: You can now customize the font of dashboard title, widget title, and widget subtitle from the property panel in the designer.Font customization support
  • You can customize the overall dashboard font styles such as weight, size, and font family using the JSON settings.

Widgets

  • Provided support to bind dimension fields in tooltips.
  • Provided choropleth and drill-down support in Bing map. Provided Choropleth and Drilldown support in Bing Map
  • Provided drill-down support in heat map.>Provided drill-down support in heat map.
  • Provided an option to change the foreground and background color of grid rows and alternate rows.
  • Provided an option for column resize and fit to content in pivot grid.
  • Provided an option to load marker using postal code or addresses in Bing map.
  • Provided an option to set background color or background image for widgets.
  • Provided an option to change the font color in all cartesian charts, heat map, map, range navigator, and range slider.
  • Provided support to show both bar and line type series at the same time in combo chart.
  • Provided support to view the underlying data and performing URL linking operation in Bing map.
  • Provided an option to change grid header and value font size.
  • Provided an option to define number of rows and columns for series cards. Provided an option to define number of rows and columns for series cards
  • Provided an option to swap, measure and title position in number card.
  • Provided an option to change the alignment of number card value.
  • Provided responsive font size support for card widgets.
  • Provided an option to set defined width for each column in the grid. Provided an option to set defined width for each column in the grid
  • Provided support to format primary and secondary axis labels in the charts.
  • Provided an option to display pivot value fields in row axis. Provided an option to display pivot value fields in row axis
  • Provided support to customize font settings of widget elements from the theme file.
  • Provided filter interaction support in custom widgets.

Data Sources

    • Now, you can connect and create dashboards by using the following new data sources:
      • Elasticsearch
      • Amazon Athena
      • Spark SQL
      • Azure DevOps
    • Stored procedure is now supported for Oracle data source.
    • Expression: Added support for total Percentage expression in all SQL data sources.

Server

  • Custom attribute REST API: You can add, update, and delete custom attributes for users, groups, and sites using the REST API.
  • Isolation code using the configuration file: You can configure the isolation code and custom attribute in the configuration file to achieve the complete isolation support for sharing multi-tenant embedding solutions.
  • UI customization using the configuration file: You can use the configuration file to create your own custom menus. Also, you can hide or rearrange the existing menus.
  • Support for MySQL: Now, Bold BI application can be setup using MySQL as meta-database.
  • Azure app service deployment: Now, Bold BI can be deployed on Azure app service using the ARM template.
  • Draft data source: Now, you can continue editing the unsaved draft data source from the data source listing page.
  • Provided support for global embed secret that can be used for multi-tenant authentication.

Improvements

Designer

  • Provided support to resize the widget configuration sections in the property panel.
  • Performance improves in the dashboard rendering.
  • Provided support to preview the dynamic connection string configuration in the designer preview.
  • Fixed the bug where dashboard parameters used in custom query throw exception.
  • Fixed the bug when using the dashboard parameters in the stored procedure.

Widgets

  • Provided support to display description icon for single card.
  • Provided Trim option for axis labels in the chart.
  • Provided an option to show or hide value labels for each series.
  • Improved multi-selection behavior in Combo Box.
  • Provided grid row height adjustments support for grid header.
  • Provided an option to change the grid data bar color.
  • Provided an option to show or hide grid header and grid border.
  • Provide support to set the initial zoom position of Bing map.

Data Sources

  • Provided support for materialized views in PostgreSQL.
  • Provided support for date sorting in SQL Server Analysis Service data source.
  • Fixed Connection Pool exhausted issue in PostgreSQL intermediate database to exact data sources.
  • Fixed Top N issues in MemSQL data source.
  • Fixed date picker conversion column issue.
  • Fixed POP widget issue for all SQL data sources.

3.3.40

Released on July 29, 2020

What’s New

Designer

  • Combine Widgets: Ability to combine more than one widget in single container has been added. Combined Widgets
  • Combine data source: Support for combining data source to union the extracted data is now available. Combine Data Sources
  • Data Preview: Option added for data preview to be on/off in data source designer.Data Preview

Widgets

  • Logarithmic axis: Logarithmic axis is now added in charts for both primary and secondary axis.Logarithmic Axis
  • Legend Title: Support to add title for the Chart legend has been added. Legend Title
  • “All” option included in the Combo box filter widget.All Option Combo-box
  • Vertical text alignment is now supported in RTE widget.RTE - Vertical Alignment

Data Sources

    • Now, you can connect and create the dashboards with following new data sources.
      • EDI
      • SQLite
      • Influx DB
      • A separate connector for CData
      • LinkedIn
      • Zoho
      • Zendesk CRM
      • Commvault
      • Xero
      • Lessonly
      • SAP Hana data source through ODBC.
    • Extract mode is now supported for Snowflake connector.
    • Enum data type is now supported for MySQL data source.
    • More Expressions:
      • Added support for 8 aggregation, 4 conditional, 3 logical, 4 date and 6 string expressions in SSAS.
      • Added support for 4 numbers, 1 conditional, 5 date and 2 string in expressions in SQL data sources.
    • Support to connect Azure SSAS with existing Microsoft SSAS connector has been added.
    • Added iterative mode support for dashboard parameter when using parameter list in Web API.
    • Driver options: support for choosing the driver is now available for ODBC data connections.
ODBCviaDriver

Server

  • Publish Module: Support for publishing dashboards from one server to another has been added. Publish Module
  • Data Security features: Support for Isolation codes and Custom Attributes has been added for filtering data across tenants. Custom AttributeIsolation Code
  • Support for hosting Bold BI as website under another site in IIS is now available.
  • Localization: Localization ability is now available for both application and data. Localization
  • Data Alerts: Data driven alerts through email is now available in Bold BI.Data Alerts

Improvements

Designer

  • Improved designer canvas: The improved cell structure in the new designer canvas offers more granularity over the widget size.Improved Designer Canvas
  • UX Improvements: Fonts and colors of the dashboard elements have been improved for better visibility across different screen resolutions.
  • Parameter Improvements: Support for display text and value text in dashboard parameters has been added.Parameter Improvements Parameter Improvements
  • Expression Improvements: Expressions are now supported in code view.Expression Improvements

Widgets

  • Grid Improvements:
    • HTML content can now be rendered in the Grid widget.HTML Content
    • Alternate Rows: Support to highlight the Grid alternative rows is available now.Grid - Alt Row
    • Alignment: Grid widget now has option to align the columns and its headers.Grid - Head Columns
  • Gauge Improvements:
    • Option added to show or hide the actual and difference value in gauge.Gauge - Show/Hide
    • Support for full circular gauge has been added.Circular Gauge
  • Map Improvements: Multi selection support in map widget has been added.Map Multi-Selection
  • Widget actions: Widget interactions has now been improved for better usage in linking scenarios.Widgets Actions

Data Sources

  • Data connection wizard has been revamped for the below data connections, for better usability.
    • Survey Monkey
    • Amazon MWS
    • Club ready
    • Facebook
    • Slack
    • Stripe
    • Shopify
    • Bitly
    • Facebook Ads
  • Increased file data source limit to 200 MB.
  • Increased Web API max row limit to 1 million.
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