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Release note for ARender 4.8.0

ARender 4.8.15 Release Notes

🐞 Enhanced Stability: ARender 4.8.15 Minor Version Now Available! πŸš€

Caution: A regression has been identified regarding emails and zip files, where annotations are not being fetched or saved correctly. The ARender team will soon release a fix for this issue. In the meantime, please refrain from updating to version 4.8.14 if you have emails and zip files.

In our latest minor release, ARender 4.8.15, we've primarily addressed bugs, ensuring a more stable experience. Additionally, we've included some key evolutionary enhancements to further improve your document management capabilities. Stay ahead with a refined and reliable ARender experience. πŸ“„βœ¨ #ARender #StabilityEnhanced

Reminder: Multiple major security fixes have been added since the version 4.8.8: if you have not update to 4.8.8 yet, we highly recommend all our customers to update to version 4.8.15!


β€£ General

πŸ“„ Enhanced PDF/A Generation from Images: Faster and Smaller Files! πŸš€

In ARender 4.8.15, we've revolutionized the PDF/A generation from images. Previously, older versions would produce large PDF/A files in a time-consuming process. Now, we've significantly improved performance and file size, resulting in faster generation and notably smaller files. Experience efficient document conversion without the wait! πŸ“ŠπŸ’Όβœ¨ #ARender #PDFAGeneration

πŸ“Š Enhanced Cache Monitoring: Track Memory Usage Effortlessly! πŸš€

ARender 4.8.15 introduces a game-changing metric that empowers you to monitor cache usage from both the Rendition and HMI sides. This metric provides a comprehensive view of all cache information from EhCache and/or Hazelcast. It's primarily designed to help you track memory usage, offering valuable insights based on the number of loaded documents. Stay in control and optimize memory resources effortlessly! πŸ“ˆπŸ§ πŸ” #ARender #CacheMonitoring

β€£ M-Files connector

πŸš€ Streamlined Deployment: Configure ARender within M-Files Admin Client! πŸ› οΈ

ARender introduces a seamless enhancement for M-Files users in ARender 4.8.15. Now, you can configure ARender directly from the M-Files Admin client without the need to modify files manually. This streamlines deployment, saving you time and simplifying the setup process. Enjoy a hassle-free experience when integrating ARender with M-Files! πŸ“‚πŸ’Όβœ¨ #ARender #DeploymentEfficiency

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Bug fixes

β€£ WEB-UI

πŸ› Specific PDF Bug Fix: Document Download with Annotations Now Works for Affected Files! πŸš€

We've resolved a specific issue where downloading documents with annotations was not functioning correctly for certain PDFs that contained layers. With this fix, you can now seamlessly download documents along with their annotations on these affected PDFs, ensuring a smooth and efficient workflow for these specific cases. πŸ“„πŸ”πŸ› οΈ #ARender #BugFix

πŸ› Compatibility Restored: Sticky Notes Created in ARender 3.1.10-1 and Previous Versions Now Work with ARender 4.8.15! πŸš€

We've fixed an issue where sticky notes created in ARender 3.1.10-1 and previous versions were not compatible with ARender 4.8.8. With this bug fix, you can seamlessly access and work with your existing sticky notes, ensuring a smooth transition between versions. πŸ—’οΈπŸ”„πŸ› οΈ #ARender #BugFix

πŸ› Bug Solved: Copy/Paste HTML Content in Sticky Notes No Longer Breaks Annotation Save! πŸš€

We've resolved an issue where copying and pasting HTML content into a sticky note would break the annotation save process. With this bug fix, you can now copy and paste HTML content without any worries, ensuring a seamless and reliable annotation-saving experience. πŸ—’οΈπŸ“‹πŸ› οΈ #ARender #BugFix

β€£ Rendition

πŸ› Bug Fixed: Rendition Installer Now Detects Internet Connection Correctly on Redhat 8 OS! πŸš€

We've addressed an issue where the Rendition installer failed to correctly detect the internet connection on Redhat 8 OS, resulting in installation issues. With this bug fix, Rendition installation on Redhat 8 OS now proceeds smoothly, ensuring a hassle-free setup process. πŸŒπŸ”ŒπŸ› οΈ #ARender #BugFix

πŸ› Bug Fixed: Word Document Barcodes Now Display Correctly with DirectOffice PDF Conversion in Rendition! πŸš€

We've resolved an issue specifically related to Word documents, where barcodes were not displayed correctly when Rendition was configured to use DirectOffice as a converter to PDF. With this bug fix, you can now ensure accurate barcode representation within your Word-to-PDF converted documents, enhancing document clarity and quality. πŸ“ŠπŸ“ƒπŸ› οΈ #ARender #BugFix

πŸ› Zombie Processes Eliminated: Docker Images Now Free of Lingering Processes with LibreOffice 7 Update! πŸš€

We've successfully resolved an issue where updating our Docker images to use LibreOffice 7 resulted in lingering zombie processes. With this bug fix, you can rest assured that your Docker images run smoothly without any unnecessary processes, ensuring optimal performance and stability. πŸ§πŸ“¦πŸ› οΈ #ARender #BugFix

Known issues

  • DirectOffice optional third party is not compatible with the Linux Rendition installer.