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IBM Connections Docs 2.0 CR3 ifix005 has been published

The Docs Development team has just published IBM Connections Docs 2.0 CR3 ifix005 on FixCentral. These are the fixes included in the ifix: Installation and integration: Fixed the issue of incorrect error handling at Docs server side for the wrong response returned by the REST API of 3rd party repository. Fixed the issue of failing to add a new node with a version mismatching error after upgrading IBM Docs. Documents editor: Added Navigation Pane in documents for users to quickly navigate the document through Outline. Enhanced the performance of rendering large and complex tables. Added three document JavsScript APIs: enableTrackChange, disableTrackChange…

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Component Pack 6.0.0.6 has been released

Just in time for Social Connections 14 in Berlin the Component Pack 6.0.0.6 has been released (and yes, it’s a coincident, but certainly helping me on my session on this release). Releasing it was a major step as it now removes the hard wires to IBM Cloud private. It is now more open allowing you to use a management platform of choice, while of course still being able to be used with IBM Cloud private, if your company is using it already for other solutions as well. For those who are wondering what the Component Pack is – this is…

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New Mobile Connections App with improved Communties in the App Stores

Last Sunday IBM Connections 6.0 CR3 was released, including the new Highlights App. As you might now IBM is also working hard to redesign the mobile apps to make the user experience much better. As part of this today the new version of the mobile app for Connections has hit the App Stores.  And it comes with great improvements for the Community usage on tablets!  Now you have the same tabbed experience that you also have in the desktop browsers.  This will certainly help with the adoption as well as the ease of use when travelling.  In addition we also…

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IBM Connections 6.0 CR3 is out

Today CR3 for IBM Connections 6.0 has been released. It contains all fixes of CR1 and CR2 as well as the ones from the list below.  In addition CR3 improves Communities by leveraging IBM Connections Engagement Center technology to allow surfacing interesting information better inside of a community (Highlight App). You can now also search for the community you are looking for right from the community catalog page. You can download it here (1,56GB). You will also need to update the databases using the scripts here. As always you can use the update guide published here for guidance with the…

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Today IBM Docs 2.0 CR3 ifix004 has been published

IBM Docs 2.0 CR3 ifix004 is fresh off the development computers and made available via FixCentral. While not bringing any new major functionality (it is an iFix after all 😉 ) it will bring the following improvements: Removed an incorrect warning of W error loading httpclient: null when starting Viewer server. Fixed the broken link issue of urls that include # when editing or viewing files. Fixed the editing issue on Chrome 67 and later versions that when opening a file for editing, an error shows that the document is already open and requires you to go to the other…

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Let us know your product ideas for IBM Connections & Docs

With the shutdown of Greenhouse we also lost the platform where customers, business partner and even IBMers could give input on improvements and new features for the Connections platform.  With our new Connections Product Idea Lab you are now able to give that crucial feedback again and the whole community can vote on it, allowing Offering Management to get a better idea on what is really important to you. This probably isn’t big news to you and might have heard it before. But did you also know, that the Docs team is also eager hearing from you? They have their…

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IBM Connections Docs CR3 ifix003 has been released

The IBM Connections Docs team has just released ifix003 for CR3.  I guess some customers will be happy to hear, that text documents can now be 600 pages long instead of 300! You can download it here at FixCentral. It adds the following enhancements and fixes these bugs: Included fixes:  Fixed the composite font rendering issue by character encoding. Fixed the issue of not displaying the owner’s co-editing highlights in spreadsheets. Fixed the issue of adding wrong file extension to files when using IBM Docs in IBM Content Navigator. Fixed the issue that PDF files with scanned images are displayed…

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IBM Connections 6.0 CR2 has been released

IBM Connections 6.0 CR2 has just been released. It combines many previous fixes into one installable package and thus makes upgrading a new Connections 6.0 environment much easier. You can find the download package here on FixCentral. You will need to update the databases of Communities, Files, HomePage, Metrics and Wikis using the scripts found here. A guide for updating Connections to 6.0 CR2 can be found here.   The CR2 for Connections 6.0 contains the following fixes (also found here): APAR# Component Problem Description LO93300 Activities Corrected the problem when an activity entry is moved that has a To…

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IBM Connections Docs 2.0 CR3 iFix 002 has been released

The IBM Connections Docs 2.0 CR3 iFix 002 has just been released on FixCentral. It contains the following fixes: Fixed the defect that links in PDF files cannot be opened after clicking. Supported digital signature view in PDF files. Fixed the error when creating documents from .dotx templates. Fixed the issue that documents sometimes cannot be published caused by the authentication timeout of the documents when there is network anomaly. Fixed the issue that the spreadsheet is rendered as a blank page when there is cell value which is formatted as currency and has more than 10 decimal places. Updated…

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IBM Connections Component Pack 6.0.0.5 has been released

IBM has just released the IBM Connections Component Pack 6.0.0.5 (aka Pink Pack). What’s new: Full upgrade path New Sanity monitoring service (see Using Sanity to monitor Component Pack) Performance enhancements and bug fixes for Orient Me, Customizer, and ElasticSearch Support for changing the ICp user credentials MongoDB now uses Intermediate CA for internal communication In addition to this from my own experience the installation of the Customizer component has been streamlined and improved. You can download it here. Below you can have a look at the Sanity monitoring service. It allows you see in one view if all services…

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