Release Notes

VNCchannels 1.5

October 28. 2021

New Features:

  1. Social Topics: Users can post images, videos and web-links and some text with a limit of up to 320 characters
  2. Sticky-notes for Topics  
  3. Profile pages in the Social Live module  
  4. Followers & Followings subscriptions in the Notification center  
  5. Followings and Followers support in Live streams  
  6. Added sidebar for user profiles
  7. #tags and @mentions in social posts  
  8. [Mobile] Video topics  
  9. Added routings to the Profile page from stream, bookmarks, and subscriptions  
  10. [Mobile] Video support for video topics created from the Desktop and Web Clients  
  11. Added a loader/spinner for file uploads to the social post module   
  12. 'Send to...' functionality for posts in the Live module  
  13. Profile sidebar for all screens in the Live module  
  14. Schedule/draft social posts in social channels
  15. Profile popup in the Followings and Followers screen of the Live module  
  16. Embed/upload video to regular topics from the local device
  17. Snackbar notification for file downloads
  18. Show listings, update, delete, and other actions for social posts in social channels  
  19. Search field on the channel detail page
  20. [Mobile] create and send social posts in social channels
  21. Table View for Topics in Archives
  22. Browser for social posts in social channels to view attached files  
  23. Quoted replies in social posts  
  24. #tags functionality in the 'Send To' module  
  25. #tags in comments
  26. Live stream functionality in the Social/Live module
  27. Added  a 'Delete Post' option to the menu for the author of the post
  28. @mention functionality in social posts and comments/replies  
  29. Smart links when hovering over a @user (display profile), trigger tag search when clicking a #tag, and show relevant tag results on hovering a #tag in the create/edit mode  
  30. [Mobile] Post button in Social channels and Post detail screens
  31. Bookmarks page and related features in the Live module
  32. Repost functionality for posts in Live streams
  33. Integrated User Profile APIs
  34. Update posts and replies in Live streams in real-time  
  35. Reply functionality for Social Posts  
  36. Integrated User's posts APIs
  37. Profile popup on the stream screen  
  38. Integrated user Profile APIs and updating the fields in real-time

Changes:

  1. Updated the fonts for channel and topic names and descriptions in the Related Topics and the Smartlink module
  2. [Desktop Client] Updated the flow for smartlinks to open the previews in a new tab of the system's default web-browser  
  3. Updated the channel sort order logic for channel listings in the left panel to show the last updated channel on top (under the pinned channels)  
  4. Updated the user profile design in the Social Live module in the right sidebar    
  5. Updated the clicking behavior for arrow and text to navigate the user to the previous screen from the post detail screen  
  6. Updated the flow for creating posts: let the user add either image or video URL in a social post
  7. Changed the Sorting order of files to be descending by date in right side panel  
  8. Updated the dotted-pagination behavior for posts having inline images  
  9. Truncated unnecessary spaces in the create post module and post view    
  10. Updated the notification design for social notifications
  11. Fixed the social channel's position on top in the channel listing under every chip except Private channel listing
  12. Updated the channel listing chips
  13. Updated the flow in social channels to show the last visited posts
  14. Updated the related topic / smartlink module: date and read/unread filter      
  15. Updated the Social Channel's design
  16. Updated the CANCEL and SEND buttons font-family  
  17. Updated the Create/Edit Social post design  
  18. Updated the social post view for inline images
  19. Removed the Topic info option from the menu and the edit post option is now only available to the post author  
  20. Updated the behavior of the Stream screen UI for different resolutions
  21. Changed "Send" button text to "Update" for editing social posts
  22. Updated the flow to load the avatars in the notification center  
  23. Updated Topic related navigation changes
  24. Updated the Channel description screen for UI tweaks and flow changes  
  25. Updated the image viewer/gallery behavior for different resolutions for social posts
  26. Improved the thumbnail loading time of files in the right-side panel    
  27. Addet unsubscribe channel & topic popups  
  28. Updated the header of the right side panel of the create/edit topic module
  29. Updated the Discard Topic popup
  30. Updated the gallery view for image display and controls  
  31. Changed the label from "Analytics Topic" to "Analysis Topic"  
  32. Removed the green banner from the channel detail screen when accessed via search    
  33. Updated the fonts for topic listings in the search  
  34. Updated the Files section in the right sidebar
  35. Updated the notification flow to be only received for subscribed entities  
  36. Restricted social channels to appear in search results  
  37. Restricted child replies in the gallery view of social posts  
  38. Updated the mat-icons of various file types with custom icons  
  39. Changed label from "Keyword" to "Highlight"
  40. Updated empty states for new/blank channels, channel access requests, and topic access requests
  41. Search icon removed from the header and added the search bar below the tabs    
  42. Added a blank-space check for social posts to restrict users from sending empty/blank posts  
  43. [Mobile] Added Qui editor's support
  44. Removed the # symbol from the chips listed under the Channels' tab  
  45. Updated mockups for social channel related notifications  
  46. Added validation in the post form to remove unnecessary extra carriage returns / next lines  
  47. Updated the flow for notification centre chips to remain selected after page reload  
  48. [Mobile] Disabled the Delete image functionality from gallery
  49. Added the change of the user count to show the "+" sign after the user count e.g, "7+" instead of "+7"  
  50. Updated the logic for smart objects to support multiple references  
  51. Updated the minimized view of an Analytical Topic for Remarks and Keywords  
  52. Updated the height of the comment field
  53. Updated the logic of the read/unread notification count and for topics  
  54. Updated the author avatar visibility flow and empty channels name field validation  
  55. Added topic type icons with author avatar on the channel detail page and the topic detail page  
  56. Updated the Channel detail page view and the Topic detail page view for video topics  
  57. Updated the smart object creation logic to add support for smart objects in other elements, formatting, and tools  
  58. Updated the create/edit social post module to be dynamic
  59. Updated the sidebar width for different resolutions  
  60. Updated the smart object view in the minimized analysis topic view  
  61. Added variables to enable/disable the Live module in the configurations
  62. Updated the channel's empty state screen  
  63. Removed the Smartlink icon from the create/edit/reply social post text editor  
  64. Updated the aspect ratio of inline images in social posts  
  65. Added a back button to the Live module profile page
  66. Updated chat views for forwarded channels, topics, and mentions in the comments
  67. Updated the flow of creating thumbnails for topics  
  68. Added a reply count for social posts  
  69. Updated the action link panel for like/unlike objects  
  70. Chenged name from Remarks to Reference  
  71. [Mobile] Updated menus and social channel avatar, removed comment section for social posts    
  72. Updated the clicking behavior for arrow and text both to navigate the user to the previous screen from post detail screen
  73. Changed heading from "Live" to "Social"
  74. Updated German translations in Channels  
  75. Updated the left panel for Social streams  
  76. Updated the gallery view for images in social posts

Bugfixes:

  1. Fixed various issues in the create/edit module of Video Topics
  2. Fixed and restored the missing Related Topics section on the Topic detail page
  3. Fixed the cross-platform notification count sync
  4. Fixed German translations in the Topic's Advanced Filters  
  5. Fixed the download button in the right side panel  
  6. Fixed the Author sorting and added an 'x' sign to the Author column when applied sorting
  7. Fixed the UI of right side bar  
  8. Fixed the display of draft posts in social channels  
  9. Fixed the creation of social objects in Firefox  
  10. Removed an unnecessary vertical scrollbar from the analysis topic body  
  11. Fixed the reply count for social posts  
  12. Fixed various minor UI issues in channels
  13. Fixed various issues in social channes
  14. Fixed the hover effect of the kebab menu on the Topic detail page  
  15. Fixed the social post redirection for files  
  16. Fixed the Embed URL field UI  
  17. [Mobile] Fixed various minor channel issues  
  18. Fixed the position of the dropdown in the topic filters  
  19. Fixed the chat preview and redirection for forwarded social posts  
  20. [Mobile] Fixed the Send button and channel name validation  
  21. Fixed the notification panel to remove the notifications of deleted child notifications  
  22. Fixed the behavior of topic filters to preserve state  
  23. [Mobile] Fixed various social channel issues
  24. Fixed the Private checkmark and updated the tags behavior  
  25. Fixed the comment toolbars for all 3 levels of comments  
  26. Fixed the file loading in the channel info panel in the Files tab  
  27. Fixed various issues in channels and the social module  
  28. Fixed the Add Comment button in social posts  
  29. Fixed the display of embedded videos
  30. Updated the header click behavior of the post detail page  
  31. Updated social channel empty state messages  
  32. Added missing German translations
  33. Fixed various profile page issues  
  34. Fixed the font name at various places
  35. Fixed the Topics' hero header image caching
  36. Fixed the References in the smart object module  
  37. Fixed the Quil editor getting stuck
  38. Fixed the cross platform read/unread topic count in real-time  
  39. Fixed the rights access in the dropdown menu for files in the sidebar    
  40. Fixed the saving of multiple references
  41. Fixed the Notification centre  
  42. Fixed the filter selection and reset behaviour of the topic detail page    
  43. [Mobile] Removed the double notifications from the notification center
  44. Fixed the display of multiple sticky notes
  45. Fixed the flow to update the Channel detail page in real-time for the Topic read/unread behaviour  
  46. Added Urdu language support in social posts
  47. Fixed the strike-through tool of the toolbar globally
  48. Fixed the smartlink initial search
  49. Added missing German translations and fixed minor translation-related UI issues
  50. Fixed the Topics loading on the Channel detail page after applying the Video filter  
  51. Fixed the comments containing embedded video URLs  
  52. Fixed the global snackbar component
  53. Fixed the Follow/Unfollow/Follow Back button navigation
  54. Fixed the Live tab display  
  55. Fixed the video preview on the social post detail page
  56. Fixed the calendar position for Related Topics / SmartLinks  
  57. Fixed the broken Schedule dropdown in the create/edit social post module  
  58. Fixed the action panel  
  59. Fixed the notification center's height
  60. Fixed the Topic Subject, Topic Description and advanced search filters of the topic detail page  
  61. Fixed UI issues in the channel avatar module
  62. Fixed minor UI issues in the channel subscription invitation module
  63. Fixed the Files tab selection on right sidepanel of the channel and topic info view  
  64. Fixed the social post editor's behavior  
  65. Fixed the empty/blank posts by adding a blank-space check to the text field  
  66. Fixed the Channel field showing Social as selected channel    
  67. Fixed the Reference updating on the Topic detail page  
  68. Updated the social post deletion snackbar notification
  69. Fixed the avatar reload  
  70. Fixed the blurry images in the gallery  
  71. Fixed the disappearing thumbnail bar in the gallery  
  72. Fixed the save/draft/schedule/update topic module
  73. Fixed the #tag and @user mention dropdowns appearance
  74. Fixed the wrong file counter in the gallery  
  75. Fixed the UI of the overlapping Upload and File text in the create/edit topic module  
  76. Restricted smartlinks, keywords, sticky notes, and remarks to be added in an already formatted blockquote, code, ordered/unordered list, subscript, and superscript
  77. Fixed the number tags in the create/edit topic module
  78. Fixed the @user mention dropdown visibility in the comment field  
  79. Restricted the API calls and removed unnecessary calls from hitting again and again
  80. Fixed profile picture update for Social objects  
  81. Fixed reposted bookmarks appearing blank on the bookmarks page issue  
  82. Fixed multiple sticky notes in a single object
  83. Fixed the double emoji icon appearing in the chat's input field due to the social post popup  
  84. Fixed references resetted by smartlinks  
  85. Fixed the line-break/word-break in the social post editor  
  86. Removed an unnecessary gray line from the right side of the channels listing screen  
  87. Fixed the missing channel name in the chat preview  
  88. Fixed the overlay effect of the notification count badge  
  89. Fixed the display of tags with numbers in social posts and in their replies  
  90. Fixed the tag dropdown closing when entering space key first  
  91. Fixed #tags with special characters    
  92. Removed an unnecessary scrollbar from the create social post module  
  93. Fixed repost previews containing images and video URLs  
  94. Fixed the UI in social posts  
  95. Fixed the Follow/Unfollow buttons to update in real-time  
  96. Fixed the flow to select only one chip from filters at a time
  97. Fixed the Heart/Like icon hover color in the action panels
  98. Fixed the smartlink popup UI for video topics  
  99. Fixed the blinking video preview in embedded videos
  100. Fixed the missing toolbar icons  
  101. Removed the grey background from the Channel detail page icons  
  102. Fixed reference related issues in smart objects  
  103. Fixed the Quil Editor in the comment field and 'send to' module  
  104. Fixed the social channel creation by default for new organizations  
  105. Removed the Social Channel from channel listing for web view  
  106. Fixed various issues in the Social channel UI and social post module  
  107. Fixed the adding of smart objects to different formattings  
  108. Fixed the broken hero header and video topic chat preview  
  109. Fixed the broken images in comments for chat previews    
  110. Fixed various smart object module related issues  
  111. Fixed the Topic's Schedule checkbox tap behavior and fixed the footer of the topic description screen  
  112. Fixed the blank channel avatar  
  113. Added the missing Delete option in the Channel header's kebab menu  
  114. Added tooltips to each option in the quil editor    
  115. Fixed the routing for Live stream tabs  
  116. Fixed the redirection and missing avatars on the Followers & Followings page when accessed from Profile  
  117. Fixed calendar view for schedule posts
  118. Fixed the redirection in case of post deletion  

VNCchannels 1.4

August 19. 2021

New Features:

  1. New Topic Type: Video
  2. New Topic Type "Analysis Topic": the *Analysis Topic* is a special type of Topic, which has similar functionalities as a regular Topic content type, but serves a different purpose. An Analysis Topic is a condensation of e.g. research texts, fact finding documents or comprehensive studies and has the goal to deliver a concise version of something, especially a text.
  3. 'Schedule Topic' feature to publish a topic on a custom set future date automatically
  4. Mark Channels as Favorites
  5. Attachment of Related Topics in the Topic creation module and on the Topic detail page
  6. Add tags and mentions in the Topic description
  7. [mobile] Tag-based-search
  8. Drag and drop area in the Files section of the create/edit topic module
  9. Added a status info in case no tags are attached to a Topic
  10. Global Mute settings include Channels now
  11. Visual audio waves in the file viewer for .mp3 files
  12. Internal search for the Channels detail screen
  13. 'Update avatar' menu in the info panel of Topics
  14. 'Group By' filter to list Topics by Author on the channel detail page
  15. Integrated the members API to social Channels to show users who have ever posted anything in social channel in the users tab

Changes:

  1. Updated the 'Add topic' Tile design on the Topic detail page
  2. [mobile] Updated the text editors for comments, Channel description, and Topic description
  3. Updated the flow of adding tags to a Topic
  4. Updated the kebab menu of the file viewer
  5. Updated PDF viewer
  6. Added PDF icon for .pdf attachments
  7. Added a search-bar to the "Post Topic in Channel" dropdown and fixed UI issues
  8. Updated the search loader component in the left panel
  9. Improved comment adding in case of XMPP downtime
  10. Updated the font size of the text for Attachments, added heading for Tags and empty state for Tags on the Topic detail page
  11. Modified the Quill editor for inline image pasting
  12. Updated the Quil editor for smartlink integration
  13. Updated the 'Load More' button for Topic attachments
  14. Updated the file viewer flow to switch between files using the arrow keys from the keyboard
  15. Restricted several events for Archived channels and Archived Topics
  16. Update the side menu's click behavior
  17. Updated the collapse and expand buttons in the left panel with global components
  18. Updated the 'Sort by' Subscriptions menu in the Notification Centre with global components
  19. [mobile] Updated the flow of getting and showing notifications from the store instead of sending API requests each time
  20. Updated the default behavior of the scrollbar to stay hidden until the pointer is hovered
  21. Updated tooltips in the notification centre and the channel/topic info panel
  22. Changed the label name for video Topics

Bugfixes:

  1. Added a character limit to the tag length of the search to sustain the UI
  2. Fixed the comment counter of the Channel detail page and Topic detail page
  3. Restricted Remove user from Channel and Topic feature to be permission-based
  4. [mobile] Fixed the failed downloads due to not having any Download folder: the app now creates a Download folder if it doesn't already exist
  5. Removed the empty space from the Topic detail page
  6. Removed the empty space appearing after closing the search box on the Channels tab/screen
  7. Removed the unnecessary tags from the returned search results
  8. Fixed the focus handling for overlay screens like file viewer and add users screens
  9. Fixed comments issues for mentions, likes, and reply icons
  10. Fixed the distorted left panel in the returned search results
  11. Fixed the height of the topic tiles on the Channels detail page
  12. Fixed and replaced the empty toast messages with snackbar messages in the Participants List popup of Archived Channels
  13. Added the missing Unarchive channel icon in the archived Channel header menu
  14. Added the missing tick icon and adjusted it's position in the 'Sort by_ menu for archived Channels and Topics
  15. Fixed the archived Channels and Topic search
  16. Improved the Channels tab visibility in case internet disconnects
  17. Fixed the snackbar error message of the file size info
  18. Fixed minor Channel and Topic bugs
  19. Fixed the left & right margins of the file names in the right side panel
  20. Fixed the Topic attachment count
  21. Fixed the display of new topics on the Channel detail page
  22. [Desktop Client] Fixed the app freeze in case of opening and closing the file/image viewer
  23. Fixed the Files kebab menu in the right side menu
  24. Fixed the app freeze after opening the PDF viewer
  25. Removedthe  unnecessary horizontal scrollbar from the Topic detail page
  26. Fixed the PDF file download
  27. Fixed the sidebar when switching the Channels and Topics
  28. Fixed the display of the sort icon and column title in the table view of the Topic detail page
  29. Fixed the Unread filter on the Topic detail page
  30. [mobile] Fixed the display of newly added tags
  31. Fixed the 'mark as read' functionality in the notification centre
  32. Fixed the MP3 stream playing
  33. Fixed the audio file viewer
  34. Removed the wrong popup appearing while hovering on the private Channel list
  35. Fixed Video Topic bugs
  36. Fixed the Channel's kebab menu for returned search results
  37. Fixed the chip colors in the left panel of the Channels list
  38. Fixed the Topic Preview screen while creating and editing a topic
  39. Fixed the Topic avatar in the info panel
  40. Fixed the quality of Channel avatars
  41. Fixed the action-links and check-marks in the subscription menu
  42. Fixed the file renaming in the info panels of Channels and Topics
  43. Fixed the related Topics popup
  44. Fixed the squeezed avatars in the notification centre
  45. Fixed the missing Topic avatars in the returned search results
  46. Fixed the Topic type flow
  47. Fixed the file viewer response for video files
  48. Typo fixes in regular Topics and video Topics
  49. Fixed the regular Topic and Video Topic filters
  50. Fixed the real-time updates of the Topic header stats
  51. Fixed the jumping cursor  in the comment field while adding a colon in a comment
  52. Fixed the channel avatar update flow
  53. Fixed the notification jump delay time and comments not appearing in real-time
  54. Fixed embedded video thumbnails
  55. Fixed the cursor and auto-strikethrough after adding keywords, and the late response time in case of smartlinks
  56. Fixed the topic header disappearing from the topic detail page in Video Topics
  57. Fixed redundant Social Channels in the channel list

VNCchannels 1.3

July 06. 2021

New Features:

  1. [mobile] Default hero (header) image for topics
  2. [mobile] Search for Channels and Topics
  3. Filters and Sorting in Topics
  4. Table View for Topics on the channel detail page
  5. Push Notifications for Channels for various events
  6. Show notifications in groups in the notification center
  7. Skeleton loader on the channel detail page for topic tiles
  8. Share option in the Channels dropdown menu
  9. New button to reset applied topic filters
  10. Mark as read feature, empty state, and UI improvements in the Notification Centre
  11. Search highlight for Channels
  12. Starred and unread filters API in Smartlinks
  13. Optional field to add comments in the Forward/Send To module

Changes:

  1. Updated the flow to open the notification tab in the General Settings module by clicking the Settings icon from the Notification Center
  2. Updated the flow to delete notifications in the notification center: Archive and Delete channels/Topics in real-time
  3. Updated the text of various notifications in the Notification Center
  4. Updated various components in Channels and Topics
  5. Updated the error handling error message in case of failed API requests for smartlinks
  6. Updated the flow to keep the CREATE and UPDATE Topic buttons disabled while an upload is in progress
  7. Various UI improvements in Channels and Topics
  8. Added different messages for Comment and Mention notifications in the notification center
  9. Updated the flows for Channels, Topics, and Comments to update in realtime for the same user and different browsers
  10. Updated the icons in the Channel and Topic dropdowns
  11. Updated the Comments design
  12. Updated various components for Topics and Channels
  13. Changed the file upload flow to upload big files in topic attachments
  14. Updated the editor icons of the Topic description screen
  15. [mobile] Updated the channels' drop-down icons and added an option to open the channel/topic menu via long tap
  16. Improved the Topic filters: translation keys, skeleton loader, empty state, and persistent filters for all Channels
  17. Improved the smartlink search field: empty by default
  18. Updated the 'Add Files' feature for Topics to be only seen and used by authors and moderators
  19. Updated the flow of the Channel detail page to keep the last visited topic in focus
  20. Updated the flow of the Channel tab to be selected by default when clicking on the Archive Channels option from the Settings dropdown menu
  21. Updated the flow to open the file viewer via clicking the topic attachments
  22. Updated the Preview button in the create topic screen to use an Action link component
  23. Replaced the menu items with the dropdown items instead of button components in the whole app
  24. Updated the + button in the left collapsed panel from round button to square button
  25. Updated the Topic filters to hide the text fields for non-text type filters
  26. Updated the flow to restrict API calls to use only when needed
  27. Updated the API to update the member role of users in a topic
  28. Updated the Create Topic flow for file uploading: Show more, Show less, and showing the last uploaded file on top
  29. Updated the smartlink preview behaviour to appear on hover instead of click, and hide the Save and Cancel buttons for non-admin users
  30. [mobile] Updated the Users screen to add/remove users; updated roles
  31. Updated the cable API calls to hit after every 50 seconds instead of 3 seconds
  32. Updated the behaviour of side panels to open and close depending on the screen
  33. Added German translations for various notifications in the Notification Center

Bugfixes:

  1. Replaced Channel chips (all channels, public, private, subscribed) with global components
  2. Fixed the dowload file flow
  3. Added missing Channel avatars in the search results
  4. Fixed the previews of Topic and Comment attachments
  5. Added avatars to the Users dropdown in the Topic's Author filter; UI adjustments
  6. Fixed the alignment of the "+" button on all pages
  7. Fixed the tile/list view drop-down on the topic detail page
  8. Fixed the Channels search
  9. Fixed the behaviour of the Subscribe/Unsubscribe Channel bell icon
  10. Fixed the channels' header kebab menu
  11. Fixed the role badge on the users' avatars in the Users tab
  12. Fixed the hero image in the Topic View mode
  13. Fixed the Topic tile view UI on the Channel detail page
  14. Fixed the Topic archiving
  15. FIxed the missing unarchived channels in the channel listing in the left panel
  16. Fixed the selected channel detail page view persistence for grid, tile, and table view
  17. Fixed the table view on the channel detail page
  18. Fixed the channel/topic reload on unarchiving
  19. Fixed the size of the user avatars in the Author Topic filter
  20. Fixed the unarchived channels display in the channel listing in the left panel
  21. Fixed the Search placeholder getting out of the search field
  22. Fixed the pagination in the comments to load more than 25 comments
  23. Fixed the inline images for comments
  24. Fixed the flow for Comment mentions to redirect to the topic
  25. Fixed the channels/topics/comments display: not get marked as new for the author
  26. Fixed the real time 'revoke access' action for private Channels and private Topics
  27. Fixed the 'add user avatar' behaviour for Channels and Topics in the info panel
  28. Fixed the real time revoke access action issues for private Channels and private Topics
  29. Fixed the right side bar's behaviour for channels and topics
  30. Removed unnecessary red-colored chips, horizontal scrollbar, and the gray extra space from the Channel listing left panel
  31. Fixed the Channel's and Topic's UI
  32. Fixed the topic description on the channel detail page
  33. Fixed the channel/topic reload issue on unarchiving
  34. Fixed the notification panel
  35. Fixed the read/unread count of objects updating in realtime
  36. Fixed the flow to open the channel/topic link in the same tab instead of opening a new tab
  37. Fixed the carrot icon placement below the right side info panel
  38. Fixed typo in "See more"
  39. Fixed the Mark as read/Unread counter in the notification center
  40. Fixed the grid placement for Topics on the channel detail page
  41. Fixed the display of options in the channels dropdowns from the left menu and the channel header
  42. Restricted the Channel avatars from reloading again during changes of the read/unread Topic counter
  43. Fixed translations/wording in the comments and mentions
  44. Fixed the Channel avatars: no reload when switching the Channel chips (all, private, public, subscribed)
  45. Fixed the read/unread counter for objects in real-time
  46. Restricted the channels/Topics/Comments APIs from being called more than once
  47. Fixed code type text formatting
  48. Fixed the inline image attachments showing as Topic covers
  49. Fixed the quoted comments
  50. Fixed the API failing due to access control for private Topics and Channels in smartlinks for a user not having access rights to private objects
  51. Minor UI fixes in Channels
  52. Fixed the Channel avatars in the Smartlink search
  53. Fixed the missing and broken channels' avatars in the smartlink search
  54. Fixed the API of the broken and blank Notification Center
  55. Fixed the Channels tab behaviour that was getting an active tab by default on network switching
  56. Fixed the Unsubscribe Channel icon
  57. [mobile] Fixed tapping the comment icon to jump to the comment section
  58. [mobile] Added the missing Create Topic "+" icon back in it's place
  59. [mobile] Fixed the tap behaviour of Topics in the Tile view
  60. [mobile] Fixed the navigation to related Topics
  61. [mobile] Fixed liking a Topic by tapping the heart icon
  62. [mobile] Fixed the sorting dropdown menu in the Files tab
  63. [mobile] Fixed the header tabs switch between Talk, Channels, Mentions, and Broadcast
  64. [mobile] Fixed the UI on the Channel info / Topic info screen of the Files tab
  65. [mobile] Fixed the Topic indicator behaviour for read Topics
  66. [mobile] Fixed the add user avatar behaviour for Channels and Topics in the info panel
  67. [mobile] Fixed the display of long URLs in the Topic title and Topic description
  68. [mobile] Fixed the display of inline image attachments and inline videos embedded in the Topic description
  69. [mobile] Layout improvements at the bottom of the Topic detail screen after the last comment
  70. [mobile] Fixed the badges: round badges for single digit counts and elliptic badges for double digits
  71. [mobile] fixed the placement of Channel avatars and other icons
  72. [mobile] Removed the tap effect from the heart icon and comment icon
  73. [mobile] Fixed the Channels' header kebab menu
  74. [mobile] Truncated long channel names to fix counter overlapping
  75. [mobile] Added the missing 'selected related objects' count in the header
  76. [mobile] Added the missing pagination on the related objects screen to load more than 25 entities
  77. [mobile] Fixed the UI distortion when clicking the comment icon
  78. [mobile] Fixed the Channels/Topics dropdowns
  79. [mobile] Fixed the tap behaviour of Topics in the tile view
  80. [mobile] Fixed the Channel's and Topic's UI in global components
  81. [mobile] Fixed the dowload file flow
  82. [mobile] Fixed the UI of the Related Objects screen
  83. [mobile] Fixed the check/uncheck behavior of related objects radio boxes
  84. [mobile] Fixed the file downloading flow to keep the downloads while staying in the app
  85. [mobile] Fixed the compose comment screen
  86. [mobile] Fixed the Topic Like/Unlike flow
  87. [mobile] Fixed the UI of the Channel/Topic info screen in the Files tab
  88. [mobile] Fixed the wrong comment counter on the Topic detail page and fixed the 3rd level comment display
  89. [mobile] Fixed the overlay effect that appears on clicking the + icon
  90. [mobile] Fixed the Channel detail page UI to show Topics correctly
  91. [mobile] Fixed the Channel and Topic avatars in the search results
  92. Fixed the real-time counter update of the selected files on deletion and addition in the right side pane
  93. Fixed the wrong ident format in ordered and unordered lists in the Topic description
  94. Fixed the failing Request Access API in the Channels
  95. Fixed the Settings icon state, datepicker chip width, and placeholder
  96. Removed the unnecessary gray border from the Send button of the Email to a friend module that appears when a user wants to send a file to an external friend as email
  97. Fixed the right-side panel update in real-time for files and the counter for additions or deletions
  98. Fixed the Unread chip filtering on the channel detail page
  99. Fixed components in the create/edit topic module and topic filters on the channel detail page
  100. Restricted the channel related API calls  for disabled Cannel
  101. Fixed the user role assignment in Channels
  102. Fixed the + button colour updating with the theme colour
  103. Fixed the Channel avatar update module for icon visibility and avatar updating
  104. Fixed the Channel chips alignment on smaller screens
  105. Fixed the File preview in the Topic details file attachments
  106. Fixed role icons in the Topics module
  107. Fixed the tags search field in the Topic filters

VNCchannels 1.2

June 05. 2021

New Features:

  1. New VNCchannels mobile UI with updated icons, colors, fonts, spaces, top bar, tabs, chips and list view
  2. Smartlink Preview
  3. Smartlink preview with smartlink objects
  4. Option to add multiple smartlinks in one smartlink
  5. New UI in the Files tab: right side menu offers file search, multi-selection, sorting by topic, by date and by user, switch between list and grid view
  6. Advanced Search with various filters in Smartlinks
  7. Filter chips below the channels tab for public, private, subscribed, and all channels
  8. Tag based search
  9. New + topic tile on the Channels detail page to add new topics
  10. Added a "Send To" option to the file's context menu to send a file's URL via Chat, and "Email to a friend" to send files as email
  11. Sorting archived channels and topics by Username
  12. Updated popups for Unarchive channel, Unarchive topic, Participants, and a new kebab menu for the channel grid view
  13. New option in the right-sidebar to expand the right-side panel
  14. New image/file loader
  15. [Mobile] Updated the design of the Apps display and the logout popup
  16. Notification panel that appears on clicking the notification bell icon
  17. Updated the icons in the Channel's kebab menu
  18. Added a default header cover patterns for topics without header image
  19. Move public or private Topics from one public or private Channel to another Channel
  20. Separate channel list to show only subscribed Channels of the user
  21. New library to display video previews
  22. [Mobile] Create channels
  23. [Mobile] create new topics
  24. [Android] Topic view
  25. Smartlink menu for the Topic description: when selecting a text snippet a tooltip for smarlinks is displayed
  26. Integrated action cables so that every event reflects in real time everywhere
  27. Added a gray overlay effect to the Topic's header to distinguish the header from the Topic's body
  28. Smartlink preview

Changes:

  1. Updated the Topic tile design to show on the channel detail page
  2. Updated the See more/less buttons in the Create/Edit Topic sidebar of hero (header) image/video and files list
  3. Updated the icons in the attached file's dropdown menu
  4. Updated the design to show 'load more comments', 'show/hide child comments' and 2nd and 3rd level comments
  5. Tooltip on the 'create new topic' tile; changed the behaviour to show the last visited channel selected by default while switching to the channels tab
  6. Updated the attachment icon for Comments
  7. Removed the drag and drop icons from the Files section
  8. Updated the channels menu design
  9. Updated the component for the Copy to clicpboard icon
  10. Updated file viewer's icons for videos
  11. Updated the icons in the Topic's kebab menu
  12. Updated the messages for mentioned users
  13. Changed the image loading behaviour by using a progressive image load technique
  14. Changed the flow for opening a forwarded link in the Desktop Client instead of the browser
  15. Updated the flow of the topic creation so now users can still create a topic in a public channel they are not subscribed to
  16. Updated the flow for topic tiles
  17. Changed the logic of the 'pin channel' mechanism and set the limit to 5 pinned channels while the most recent pinned channels are displayed at the top

Bugfixes:

  1. Fixed the updating of objects in smartlinks
  2. Fixed the display of inline images in web and desktop client
  3. Fixed the thumbnail display when opening from the File Preview of right side panel
  4. Fixed the position of the Disable Comments and Private checkboxes
  5. Fixed the display of stretched hero header images
  6. Fixed the redirection to other user's private topics
  7. Fixed the topic header display where a file containing special characters messed up the thumbnails
  8. Removed unnecessary files, members, and Invitations API calls while switching between topics
  9. Removed unnecessary API calls in case of pagination
  10. Fixed the child comments
  11. Removed the limit from the right-side panel to show as many files as available in the right-side panel in expanded view
  12. Fixed the right panel update after Channel unsubscription
  13. Fixed the HTML source formatting display in the Topic detail view
  14. Removed the character limit from the topic description field
  15. Fixed the URLs display in comments and now they appear as clickable
  16. Fixed the pagination for topic listing
  17. Removed a console error appearing on hovering the files in the right side panel
  18. Removed the unnecessary file number display and list from the bottom of the comments
  19. Fixed the links for private and public topics in file and comment attachments
  20. Fixed the broken inline images on the Related Topic's detail screen
  21. Removed unnecessary space from the create/edit topic modal
  22. Fixed the channels module visibility and channels creation on the frontend with corrected access rights
  23. Improved image quality for thumbnails of Topic's and comment's attachments
  24. Fixed the comment icon and comment counter
  25. Fixed the missing VNCtalk Archive button
  26. Fixed the display of the channels module according to the configurations set
  27. Fixed the visibility of the grid and tile icons in the channel header
  28. Fixed the virtual scrolling of the channel list in the left side panel
  29. Fixed the app freeze issue by restricting the max character limit of smartlinks
  30. Fixed the simple search for Channels and Topics
  31. Fixed the opening mechanism of the user profile in the users tab of the right side panel
  32. Fixed the layout of the tag container in the right side panel info tab
  33. Removed the unnecessary blank space from the bottom of the create/edit topic menu
  34. Fixed the adding of users as moderators in Channels
  35. Fixed the freezing while switching to/from a topic having a large description
  36. Fixed the Channels module visibility on front-end-side according to access rights
  37. [Mobile] fixed the missing topic cover, empty state message getting out of the screen, and screen becoming horizontally scrollable in case of long topic names
  38. Fixed the Channel name field alignment
  39. Fixed the height of the dropdown and search-bar size of the related topics
  40. Fixed the wrapper width for inline images
  41. Fixed the Channels visibility for members from the same organization
  42. Removed the background color from the avatars and made them round
  43. Fixed the image loading by adding a 'Load More...' button
  44. Fixed the display of related Topics in the create/edit topic menu
  45. [Android] Fixed the home page cutting from the edges
  46. [Android] fixed the description field after editing a topic and uploading topic header images
  47. Snackbar notification for lengthier (more than 255 characters long) Channel names
  48. Snackbar notification for lengthier (more than 255 characters long) Topic names
  49. Fixed the Search component
  50. Center aligned the numbers and using round badges for single numbers and oval badges for multiple numbers
  51. Fixed the click effect on the kebab menus
  52. Fixed the gray border appearing on every primary button
  53. Fixed the typo error in the file upload banner
  54. Added the hover state on the close button
  55. Fixed the components and font of the Reply button for comments
  56. Removed the unnecessary API call while switching channels
  57. Fixed the broken inline images in the edit mode, smaller size images, and broken images in the preview
  58. Fixed the stretched hero header image display
  59. [Mobile] Fixed the kebab menu in the channel header in case of lengthier channel names

VNCchannels 1.1

April 15. 2021

New Features:

  1. Image preview for hero header images of a Topic
  2. Banner with pagination and text highlighting for searched items
  3. Move topics from one channel to another
  4. Display of attached files in a grid below the topic body and comments
  5. Chat notifications for users mentioned in Topic's comments
  6. Option to link topics to each other
  7. File attachment feature for comments
  8. Option to copy links of Private Channels
  9. New indicators to differentiate between subscribed and unsubscribed Topics
  10. Option to rename files
  11. Listing and different view modes of archived Topics and Channels
  12. Detail screens for archived channels and topics
  13. Member popup window and unarchive options for channels and topics
  14. Anchors for Comment icons and the Comment Counter
  15. Move topic functionality for private Topics
  16. Added channel IDs to the Topic routes
  17. New file reorder feature in the create/edit Topics menu that reflects in the hero header of the topic

Changes:

  1. New file context menu
  2. Updated the text editor design
  3. Updated the file upload flow and added a skeleton loader for uploads in progress
  4. Updated the People section in the right sidepanel
  5. Updated the hero header preview for videos with a bigger play button
  6. Hover effect on the Add button in the right sidepanel for Channels and Topics
  7. Improved 'Empty' Notification
  8. Updated the icons for the grid and list views of Topics
  9. Added a tick mark to the snackbar notifications
  10. Changed the default avatar
  11. Fixed the disappearing comments and restricted the mention list for private Topics
  12. Increased the embedded video size in the Create/Edit Topic modal and on the Topic details page
  13. Updated the button text of invitations
  14. Updated the file upload flow: restricted to max 5 files at once
  15. Changed the file download process: removed the popup window for a more seamless flow
  16. Changed the 'Create New Topic' modal to a full screen overlay instead of a popup
  17. Delete option in the kebab menu for Channels and Topics
  18. Updated the tag chip variables in the codebase

Bugfixes:

  1. Removed the extra vertical scrollbar from the subscription invitation modal
  2. Fixed the UI of the info tab in the right sidepanel
  3. Fixed the position of the quote tooltip
  4. Fixed the channel and topic redirecting after page reload
  5. Truncated channel/topic names after 52 characters
  6. Fixed the sorting order of the user list in the right sidebar
  7. Improved upload handling of large image files
  8. Resized the create channel and create topic icons
  9. Fixed the real-time update display of Topic names and descriptions on the Topic details page
  10. Fixed the 'like/unlike' functionality on the Topic details page
  11. Fixed the long topic name handling in the right sidebar
  12. Fixed the 'Edit Topic' functionality
  13. Fixed the margin/padding in the comments dropdown menu
  14. Fixed the avatar in the right sidebar info tab
  15. Center-aligned the user-count-badge in the People's section
  16. Updated the avatar's badge icon size to 10x10
  17. Removed the max-width attribute for inline image attachments
  18. Removed the frame from the Avatars
  19. Fixed the display of the comment counter in the Topic's grid/tile view when there are no comments available
  20. Fixed the comment counter
  21. Fixed the 'move topic' functionality for public Topics
  22. Disallowed the selection of text in tabs, titles, empty state, and other places
  23. Fixed the overlapping avatars in the Users tab in right side panel [Safari browser]
  24. Fixed and enabled the text selection for Topic names, descriptions, and comments.
  25. Added snackbar notification for missing permissions to create Channels and Topics
  26. Fixed the upload of header and inline attachments
  27. Restricted the header and inline attachments to image and video files only
  28. Fixed the responsive view of the Topic create/edit modal in the right side panel
  29. Fixed the Channel description updating mechanism in the right panel info tab while switching channels
  30. Fixed the realtime update of the Users tab in right sidepanel of Topics and Channels
  31. Fixed the display of files in the Edit Topic modal when editing Topics via the grid/tile view
  32. Aligned the Edit Channel modal to the create channel modal
  33. Improved the Search in Channels/Topics
  34. Fixed the real-time update of the File tab in the right panel
  35. Removed the text formatting and images from the tile/grid preview of topics
  36. Removed the Topic's API null (500) error from the browser's console
  37. Fixed the open chat windows when switching from Chat to Channels
  38. Fixed the DestroyedView error in the browser's console
  39. [Desktop Client] Fixed the wrong URL generation in Channels and Topics
  40. Fixed the comment display and related console errors
  41. Fixed the create topic screen for long strings without spaces in the description field
  42. Fixed the 'send to' functionality of Channels and Topics
  43. Fixed the embedding of URLs in inline text
  44. Fixed the thumbnail display
  45. Improved auto-checking for empty messages in comments
  46. Fixed the behaviour of images in Topics inserted by copy and paste
  47. Fixed the user specific channels and topics in the simple search
  48. Fixed the text and counter display in the left sidepanel
  49. Adjusted the UI for search results in Channels and Topics
  50. Fixed the Topic reordering by liking/disliking
  51. Fixed the file download and thumbnail previews in the files tab of the right sidepanel

VNCchannels 1.0

April 14. 2021

New Features:

  1. Topic read/unread count in the left side of the Channel list
  2. User mention functionality in Topic descriptions
  3. Simple search for Channels and Topics
  4. Made the Channels tab hide/show feature configurable in the config-file
  5. Functionality to add files from the context/kebab menu to a Topic

Changes:

  1. Updated the style for the hero (header bar) image and Topic items
  2. Updated the tile-grid responsive view
  3. Changed the flow of the Channel deletion from dropdown/context-menu to Archive
  4. Updated the Channels list API to get the user specific total amount of unread Topics

Bugfixes:

  1. Removed the HTML elements from the Channel header and the left side Channel list globally
  2. Removed the URL display API in the Topic description from the right side bar
  3. Fixed jenkins build issues
  4. Improved the display of inline-attachments in Topics
  5. Fixed the padding of the wrapper in the right-side bar
  6. Removed the unnecessary scrollbar from the invitation dialogue
  7. Removed the unnecessary "x" sign from the tags in the right-side bar of Topics
  8. Implemented and fixed the routing in the Channels tab
  9. Removed an extra search-channel API call when moving to the Channels tab
  10. Fixed the colour of the Header and tabs according to the selected theme
  11. Fixed the display of long Channel names and descriptions in Channel header by using character limits and ellipsis
  12. Fixed the topic description update handling on the details page
  13. Fixed the UI in the Channel/Topic name in the right side bar below the Info tab in case of trimmed carriage returns
  14. Fixed the subscribe/unsubscribe avatar flickering and the Channel indexing in the left menu
  15. Fixed the display of the group icon for group chats with uploaded avatar
  16. Fixed the responsive view of the comment text area in Channels
  17. Added missing French translations
  18. Shortened the the Tag chips display to 25 characters in the Topic Create/Edit module
  19. Fixed the UI of the Subscribe invitation function of Channels and Topics
  20. Updated and fixed the Create Channel flow
  21. [mobile] Hid the Channels tab
  22. Fixed the Channels & Topics UI bugs in case of theme application

VNCchannels 0.9 (beta)

April 12. 2021

New Features:

  1. Topics feature
  2. Topic preview
  3. Operations to edit Topics
  4. 'Delete Topic' functionality
  5. Functionality to subscribe/unsubscribe to Channels
  6. Roles for members (moderator, participant) when inviting users to a Channel
  7. "Send to..." feature
  8. 'Send to' feature in the kebab menu of Topics and Channels
  9. Copy Link feature for Topics/Channels
  10. New functionality to archive Channels
  11. New option to archive Topics
  12. UI to display files and users within the selected topic/channel
  13. File/image grid preview in the 'create/edit Topic' menu with counter
  14. Quick search in the Channels with search box
  15. UI to display the Topic/Channel info in the right sidebar
  16. New 'mute/unmute' functionality for private and public Channels
  17. Added a colored dot to unread topics and improved the header style
  18. Implemented the 'Forward topic' feature
  19. Permission based option to add/remove members of topic/channels
  20. Tags for Channels and Topics
  21. Subscribe/Unsubscribe from private channels with different options for channel author, moderator or user
  22. Permission based edit/delete Channel/Topic functionality
  23. Pagination for Channel lists
  24. Pagination for topic lists in the channel details
  25. Pagination for Files and Users tabs of Topics in the right side panel
  26. Permission based functionality to create topics
  27. New UI to display files in selected Channels (integration of components and API)
  28. Integrated the top bar components in the UI
  29. New download and send to feature
  30. Channel detail list view
  31. New UI to display Topics with Channels
  32. UI to display files in selected Channels
  33. German language support for Channels and Topics
  34. 'Disable comments' feature for Topics
  35. Permission based handling of edit/delete comments
  36. 'Edit Topic' button to the Channel details
  37. File upload in the 'Create Topic' workflow
  38. New 'add/remove' functionality for attachments in the create/update Topics flow
  39. New option to delete Channels
  40. Option to create private Topics with file attachments
  41. Option to subscribe to Public Topics
  42. Added persistent layout changes
  43. French language support for Channels and Topics
  44. Edit topics functionality

Changes:

  1. Updated the 'Create Topic' flow to invite users with role
  2. Improved performance by using compressed thumbnails for inline image attachments in the Topic description
  3. Updated the flow for the channel creation for mandatory fields: channel name and channel type (public/private)
  4. Flow to allow users to invite other users with user role while editing a Channel
  5. Position and style of the file upload drag & drop container

Bugfixes:

  1. Improved UI
  2. Fixed the Channel display
  3. Performance improvements
  4. Fixed the pin/unpin functionality of Channels
  5. Improved the routing to chats/calls when clicking on a notification while being in a Channel
  6. Fixed the tabs flow in the left sidebar in case of page reloads
  7. Removed an unnecessary scrollbar in the Topic creation menu
  8. Fixed the display of the Comments on the topic details page
  9. Removed Non-Header Files from the Hero Image
  10. Fixed the display of the Channels list in the left panel
  11. Fixed the display of the Channel description in the left side panel
  12. Fixed typos
  13. Fixed the file upload flow
  14. Fixed the overlapping left side panel when resizing the window
  15. Fixed the UI in the right-side panel
  16. Improvements in the header UI
  17. Display of Channels opened directly from the URL
  18. Improved the display of nested comments
  19. Performance improvements by using compressed images in Topics for inline image attachments
  20. Performance improvements when coming back from the Topic details to the Channel details screen
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