This Week in Bamboo (July 22nd, 2012 – July 28th, 2012)

Have you checked out the latest release of our Discussion Board Plus R1.5?  At Bamboo this week, a major release of Discussion Board Plus R1.5 was released to the storefront.  At the same time, we were very busy fixing bugs and rolling out patches for the following products: Bamboo Visual Indicator Column, Calendar Plus Web Part, Rating Column, Poll Web Part, and Password Change Web Part.  For details about Discussion Board Plus R1.5, please see the release announcement blogs from our Product Manager, and see below for a complete list of this week’s releases.

SA75 Discussion Board Plus for SharePoint 2010 Release 1.5

New Features:

• Option to Automatically subscribe authors to email alerts on their topics
• Inserting and playing videos in the topics and posts using the following methods:

o Embedding a video from shared video site such as YouTube or Bamboo Video Library into a post using IFrame embed code.
o Uploading a video (using Bamboo Video Library, which is sold separately)
o Linking to a video (using Bamboo Video Library, which is sold separately)
o Selecting a video from Bamboo Video Library (using Bamboo Video Library, which is sold separately)

Known Issues:

• When viewing a discussion thread that resulted from the List Search Simple Web Part’s search results and clicking on the Quote Message, the Close icon for the window is hidden.

Limitations:

• The Lock Topic and Mark as Sticky options are not available in the ribbon if a Discussion Board Plus list is added to a Web Part Page. The options are available in the Edit Control Block (ECB) menu.
• The view count for a topic is displayed incorrectly if Content Approval is enabled for the Discussion Board Plus list.

Notes for Customers:

• Users must clear their browser cache using Control + F5 after upgrading from version 1.0 or 1.1 to 1.5 to resolve an error that displays.

HW41D Visual Indicator Column for SharePoint 2010 (1.3.59) 

Bug fixes:

• If a list view contains the Bamboo Visual Indicator column, modifying or creating a new item using Inline Editing feature results in the following error: “TypeError:’parent node is null or not an object'”.

No New Known Issues or Limitations.

HW20 Calendar Plus for SharePoint 2007 (4.1.105) and SharePoint 2010 (4.1.126)

SharePoint 2007 (4.1.105):

Bug Fixes:

• Upon selecting the “Maximize” dialog located in the upper right hand corner of the window, results in the form expanding left to right but not top to bottom resulting in excess space below the form. Collapsing the dialog does not resize the form’s width.
• Filtering data using the combination of Choice Filter Web Part provided SharePoint and Web Part Connections results in the error “SetFilter: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.” if the Calendar Plus Web Part’s data source is Bamboo List Rollup and user is logged in anonymously.

SharePoint 2010 (4.1.126):

Bug Fixes:

• Filtering data using the combination of Choice Filter Web Part provided SharePoint and Web Part Connections results in the error “SetFilter: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.” if the Calendar Plus Web Part’s data source is Bamboo List Rollup and user is logged in anonymously.

No new Known Issues.

New Limitations for both SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010 versions:

1. Copying content from the Quarter View to Excel results in background color being lost.

HW41I Rating Column for SharePoint 2010 (1.1.40)

Bug Fixes:

• Internal bug fixes to support Bamboo List Rollup 6.0.
• List Rollup Grid View Web Part does not display the Bamboo Rating custom column rating control and current rating average correctly.

No new Known Issues and Limitations.

HW38 Poll Web Part for SharePoint 2010 (1.4.53)

Bug Fixes:

• When Poll Admin Web Part is added to the page, user receives the error: “ERROR Bamboo.WebParts.PollAdmin -Bamboo.Logging.BambooException: System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not load file or assembly ‘Telerik.Web.UI…”
• The Pie Chart of the Poll Voting Web Part displays a grey background causing difficultly reading the count/percent values.

No New Known Issues and Limitations.

HW06 Password Change Web Part for SharePoint 2010 (4.0.49)

Bug Fixes:

• Web Part displays the message “[Account Display Name]’s password is already expired.” to users even though the password is not expired.

No New Known Issues and Limitations.

 


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