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Support for Sage CRM 2018 will be available the week of the 15th January 2018

4.5.6.5 Nov 9th 2017 - Minor fix (no need to install metadata again if going from 4.5.6.0)

  • (fix) IIS Autologon, Branding and other minor changes.

4.5.6.3 Aug 22nd 2017 - Minor fix (no need to install metadata again if going from 4.5.6.0)

  • (NEW) Ability to change colors and add custom logo in Outlook Add-in
  • (NEW) Now able to set Bookmarks on the following entities: Company, Cases, Person, Opportunity
  • (NEW) Ability to change colors in MobileX
  • (fix) Searching on Entities does not freeze Outlook
  • (fix) MobileX License not getting picked up Fix
  • (fix) Proper entity not being set when creating New Tasks
  • (fix) Added support for older versions of SSL
  • (fix) Added fix to prevent Outlook disabling the Add-in

4.5.6.2 Jul 24th 2017 - Minor fix (no need to install metadata again if going from 4.5.6.0

  • (fix) Outlook client - Email Template merge improvement (works where the subject might contain # tags not around a field name)

4.5.6.1 Jun 26th 2017 - Minor changes

  • (fix) Send and File quick function not working if 'File Using Custom Fields' is used.
  • (fix) Check for update now works for 'httpd' urls.
  • (fix) MobileX automatically registers users with a MobileX license, if needed.
  • (fix) Mail Merge Application automatically adds in the description of document in the notes field.
  • (NEW) BrowserX has a new Open Mail button. When viewing an entity, clicking Open Mail button, will open Outlook Email, tag the email, and set the recipient email address all based on the entity being viewed.

---Note: “MAILTO” needs to be associated with Outlook. Go to: Default Programs -> Associate a file type or protocol with a program -> Set Mailto to Outlook)

4.5.6 Jun 14th 2017

  • (NEW) Added option to edit Communication and Document fields before filing to CRM.
  • (NEW) Added option to file Multiple Emails to a certain entity or to each individual entity.
 1. File the selected email (large button on top of Outlook) - Each email is filed against its match
 2. Save Email (button in Outlook side pane) - Each email is filed to the given context
  • (NEW) Added option to Reply All and Tag.
  • (NEW) Outlook Add on now supports multiple Outlook explorers.
  • (NEW) Email Images are now displayed in CRM, if they are selected as attachments while filing.
  • (NEW) Added option to filter search results in BrowserX.
  • (NEW) Reworked Task menu in BrowserX.
  • (NEW) The system now checks that the user is connected to the internet by pinging the crm server. If there is no response the system says it is offline.
  • (NEW) New checkbox to put the system offline manually
  • (fix) License manager fix for auto create
  • (fix) SSA field being clicked hid the scroll bar - workaround added to put it back in
  • (fix) Emails out not showing as emails when viewed in CRM - issue is around exchange users who don't have
  • (fix) Missing field Bord_RecDescriptor in new versions of CRM
  • (NEW) Auto updating will be available from the next release-this can be disabled also - Enabled by default
 <add key="autoupdateOutlookAddin" value="Y"/>
  • (fix) Date/Time popups working now properly in outlook pane (new entity screens)
  • (fix) Custom entity support for webpicker screen
  • (fix) Option to turn on custom Dropdowns in Outlook Addin, in case regular Dropdowns are not working (Outlook update caused this) -
 <add key="customDropdown" value="N"/>
  • (fix) Removed the gray blocks that appeared and fixed up positioning of panels
  • (fix) Parse search window resolution issue fixed
  • (NEW) Mail Merge - Added Prompt to confirm Saving Document
  • (NEW) Disable Mail Merge date conversions - option to turn off any conversion of any crm date/datetime fields for mail merge
 <add key="DisableMailMergeDateConversions" value="N"/>


4.5.5.5 Mar 7th 2017

  • (NEW) Added option to change file name in Mail Merge Application
  • (NEW) Incorporated IE Toolbar features into Mail Merge Application
  • (NEW) Improved caching in Outlook add on.

4.5.5 Feb 27th 2017 - Maintenance release

  • (fix) Fixed an issue with BrowserX breaking context

4.5.4 Feb 23rd 2017 - Maintenance release

  • (fix) Get template and merge will return information parsed the same as CRM does (ie fields are now translated from raw-raw data still available in dataset with suffice _raw appended to the field name)
  • (fix) First email attachment sometimes went missing due to legacy behaviour in Sage CRM
  • (fix) Parse search window size adjusted
  • (fix) BrowserX - added 24H or AM/PM Time Format Selector in Settings, various minor small changes (icon change, user name order)

4.5.3 2017 (31st January)

  • (NEW)Sage CRM R1 2017 support
  • (NEW)BrowserX - IE Toolbar replacement
  • (NEW)Mail Merge App - allows client side mail merge and also ability to create a new file based on a previous one.
  • (fix) for calendar push issue when clients sync'd mobiles
  • (NEW) MobileX user management screens

4.5.2 Sept 9th 2016 - Maintenance release

  • (change) Support in outlook client for TLS 1.2
  • (change) Removed the temporary ignore function as it was confusing to users
  • (fix) Sending emails with embedded attachments 'sometimes' did not prompt to save.

4.5.1 June 9th 2016 - This is another maintenance release mostly with fixes and minor changes

  • (fix)Parse search-in cases where it finds a company match when we create a new person it does not create for that person
  • (change) Mail merge view setting changed <add key="cases_mailmergeview" value="vSummaryCase"/>
  • (change) Custom entity support. Links from custom entity list now set context
  • (fix) Parsed emails (with no data match in CRM) were being added to the ignore list
  • (fix) Tag parsing in email template code was not using custom values
  • (change) System will not use an Active CRM path unless is has data
  • (change) Web picker will only appear on primary calendar as this is the only calendar that we push data from anyway
  • (fix) (rare issue) Outlook custom entity 'save email' button is not enabled after if we go from a NEW state to view a custom entity
  • (fix) Sticky color disappearing when we do some actions
  • (work-around) embedded images that show no size (bug in outlook API) we now save locally and get the size
  • (change) removed default filters from case and oppos - <add key="cases_CustomListFilter" value=""/>
  • (change) in settings we changed the translations to say CRM Username and CRM Password as users sometimes put in their windows credentials
  • (fix) small files marked (unchecked) as not to be saved were not cleaned up
  • (fix) CRM Address book - Clicking OK now sets the value
  • (change) CRM Address book - grid email column now fills in the space to the right
  • (change) Added in support for subscription licensing (as Sage now offer this for on-premise in some regions)
  • (fix) Send and File not behaving as expected - Only shows a dialog if email save prompt is checked and save mode is manual.
  • (fix) Office 365 distribution lists caused the system to hang sometimes. System will now parse the distribution email address.
  • (change) Emails were always filed against the users territory-in this build on they will be against the company territory (the same default as CRM does). To keep the user territory being used set the setting
   <add key="UseUsersTerritory" value="N"/>

to be

   <add key="UseUsersTerritory" value="Y"/>
  • (fix) - Outlook Tasks to CRM not working as expected
  • (fix) - Translation from English in Notes form for Entity name applied

4.4.5 April 18th 2016 - This is a maintenance release mostly with fixes and minor improvements

  • Speed up Appt/Task screen opening with the web picker integration turned on
  • (fix) - fix for Task CRM data not being set
  • (fix) - removed arrow in Outlook screens as CRM popups not supported in this mode
  • UNC paths for CRM Library support added
  • Speed improvement on Outlook list screens
  • Workaround for Sage CRM bug introduced in v7.3c1 whereby the webpicker was not restricting the about list (oppo/case)
  • (fix) Global documents filter not working
  • Added in filter for Email Templates
  • (fix) Rare issue - Some users have incorrect metadata for cases and this results in 404's on the cases ASPX pages in Outlook
  • (fix) Minor issue - Global documents attached to emails can have number appended to the file attached
  • (fix) In New emails any CRM context is not being used without tagging (previous versions did use it so we are reverting to this)
  • Email body is now used to parse out any tags in the email body as well as the subject (subject being used first)-system does not insert tags into the body however
  • Note: Embedded image sizes in emails being sent is 0 according to Outlook - We now default to check these zero files to be saved (outlook issue work-around)
  • Notes dialog Control Box (X in the right hand corner) now is the same as the Cancel option on the form
  • Resize main pane now resizes grids to fill space
  • (fix) improved parsing of recipient emails for exchange/office 365
  • The system will now add any email address with no match (after the system searches on person/company/kead) to be ignored for that outlook session - this is so that the system does not keep querying CRM and to improve performance
  • (fix) Quotes screen had the wrong style sheet
  • (fix) Navigation on Orders and Quotes summary screen back to the orders/quotes list screen was broken
  • (fix) IE toolbar disabled options ignored on second log on
  • Note: You cannot use the ampersand '&' character in a password when using Accelerator. This is due to a bug in the Sage CRM web-service API

Ref: https://community.sagecrm.com/user_community/f/84/p/9460/30971.aspx#30971

  • IE Toolbar - Default for S button changed to open in current IE session/tab - Previously it would open in a new window
  • (fix) - Outlook appointments and tasks created from drop-down menu does not always set the company/person in CRM.
  • Behavior change - When "Outlook Save Mode"=manual and "Email Save Prompt" is checked the "Send and File" button will prompt
  • Behavior change - Outlook contacts list will no longer be cached on the client and will request the list every-time it is opened.
  • Server Install - uses new IIS code (IIS 6 compatibility tools no longer needed) to create application and assign app pool.


4.4 - 2nd Feb 2016 - Primary change is new UI

  • Modern UI change
  • Outlook - search defaults. Now the first item in the SearchEntities setting is the default option
 EG
             <add key="SearchEntities" value="Cases,Company,Person,Lead,Opportunity"/>
  • (fix) - outlook same window reply mode causes issue
  • New Option - Auto open side bar if email is tagged (off by default)-client side option
  • New Option - Auto open new menus on mouse over (off by default)-client side option
  • Parse search to use CC'd people also
  • Highlight when a tag has been used - yellow line appear on top of display
  • Highlight when a sticky is set - blue line appear on top of display
  • Attach Global documents from outlook mail pane
  • Select attachments to save (previously the system would just save all)
  • Save Attachment filter on size - allows you to auto check depending on the file size and so reduce saving signature images
  • Icons for 7.3 updated in CRM screens
  • Speed if filing of emails
  • Silent install now also requires switch /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES
 EG
      SetupAcceleratorOutlookAddin.exe IISAutoLogon=N /http://crm.yourserver.com/crm/eware.dll/go /silent /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES


4.3.2 - 28th Oct 2015 - Primary changes for IIS Auto Logon sites

  • NEW Server config option 'UseIISAutoLogon'

E.G to turn on

 <add key="UseIISAutoLogon" value="Y" />
  • NEW Server config options 'UseIISAutoLogonGlobalPassword' and 'IISAutoLogonGlobalPassword'

E.G Flag to use a global password set here in the settings=typically with IIS auto logon the password is blank in CRM though

   <add key="UseIISAutoLogonGlobalPassword" value="Y"/>
   <add key="IISAutoLogonGlobalPassword" value=""/>
  • New option on silent install 'IISAutoLogon=Y'

E.G

   SetupAcceleratorOutlookAddin.exe IISAutoLogon=Y /http://crm.yourserver.com/crm/eware.dll/go /silent
  • Note: With IIS Auto Logon All users in the system should have their password set to blank
     update users set user_password = NULL

Ref: https://support.na.sage.com/selfservice/viewContent.do?externalId=39716&sliceId=1

  • (fix -from RC2)-Attachments with a plus + sign in them were saving with the wrong name (ie the name without the + in it) and this broke the links. There is also a component available on request to compare the library with the file system and an option to fix these by making copies of the file with the correct name.
  • Extra translations added in - metadata part of install required to be run to get these

4.3.0 - 12th August 2015 - Available from the customer365 portal

  • NEW LICENSING !! If you are upgrading you need to apply for a new license
  • New config option - RespectTerrOnEmailSearch - this affects email matching as it will use the CRM security and only search on the primary email address/Set value to Y to turn on - off otherwise
      <add key="RespectTerrOnEmailSearch" value="N"/>
  • Optional custom ordering for the item listing (Cases,opportunity, communication and person lists)
  • New config option - Optional way of customising the tagging so different companies with Accelerator dont clash on tags
      <add key="tagPrefixSuffix" value="Ref:#,#" />
  • Parse the email from the body instead of the matching email - Allows processing of website emails with leads coming from the same internal email address
  • Disable Mail Merge date conversions - option to turn off any conversion of any crm date/datetime fields for mail merge - set value to Y to turn on
      <add key="DisableMailMergeDateConversions" value="N"/>
  • (fix)Webpicker freed script error - When selecting a company and searching on a person when we get one result an error was shown. All javascript errors on this screen suppressed
  • Back button on NEW Entity screens now available
  • Sage CRM 7.3 full support added (7.1 and 7.2 still supported) - Metadata re-install required for upgrades
  • Metadata installer auto detects if entities are used (prior to this the user was asked)
  • (fix)-improved speed of email merge from email templates
  • Outlook add on install prompts to install for All Users or just current user
  • File Email dialog now allows subject to be edited
  • File Email dialog now has option to file attachments to and with email
  • Sticky button - New feature that turns off the change event and allows you to manage a record and mails without having to tag and re-find
  • Hyperlink from comms list - works only when IE is open and CRM logged into
  • History button added to Details tab in outlook
  • Outlook add in install renamed to SetupAcceleratorOutlookAddin.exe
  • IE add in install renamed to SetupAcceleratorIEAddin.exe
  • Outlook silent (unattended) install option
 EG from command line
 SetupAcceleratorOutlookAddin.exe /http://crm.yourserver.com/crm/eware.dll/go /silent
  • IE silent (unattended) install option
 EG from command line
 SetupAcceleratorIEAddin.exe /silent
  • New option to ignore certain domains (comma separated) - global setting - result is that the change event does not trigger for these domains and not search is done on CRM
   EG
       <add key="TotalIgnoreDomains" value="@hotmail.com,@gmail.com,@yahoo.com" />
  • Grid colors changed to reflect new CRM colours
  • Outlook - Grids will now display all fields set in the options (instead of just the first one)
  • Outlook - Added in Context (Key) info to NEW screens to allow scripting "GetContextInfo" to work
  • Outlook (fix) - Ability to set/create the CRM details in an existing meeting without having to change Outlook details
  • Server install merge ability of web.config file(s) using KDiff. With the server install now we ship KDiff and now the final step of an install/upgrade is to compare any settings changed previously so you can compare and merge into your new web.config. Previously you would have to do this manually after the upgrade (if there were changes).

4.2.2 - Jan 15 (Release Date - January 15th 2015)

Changes/Fixes

  • Customise people list screen (see Outlook_Customization for details]
  • Improved phone number parsing (see Phone number parsing for details)
  • Option to prompt for password if incorrect (see Accelerator_User_Settings for details)
  • Option to control time that errors are displayed (default is 3 seconds)
  • Option to control time before system searches CRM for details (default is 2 seconds)
  • (fix) Date/Datetime fields now working from outlook screens
  • (fix) IE protected mode download merge data option fixed
  • (fix) Backspace issue resolved in outlook screens
  • (fix) Saving attachment with "Make subject save default" checked is not setting the notes to be the subject
  • (fix) tagging not working for subject with single hash in it
  • Codes added to error messages
  • New simpler setup for Outlook add in
  • (fix) Outlook-On validation error details populated from email being overwritten.
  • (fix) Sage 200 integration SQL update

4.2.0 - Oct 2014

Changes/Fixes

  • (fix) IE Protected mode changes for Merge and vCard download
  • Save as Sent added back into system (Outlook needs to be restarted for this to take affect)
  • comp_librarydir set if blank
  • (fix)Old Appt/Task update breaking link
  • (fix)Outlook to CRM webpicker mode fix
  • (fix)“Make subject save default” not working for mails being sent
  • Ability to view people list from company
  • Improved navigation
  • (fix) SQL errors in log file
  • Mail Merge Naming Behavior - file name now used
  • Install Messages for .Net 4.0 requirement
  • (fix)CRM7.2 display issues
  • Improved custom entity support ie IE toolbar (up to 9 now possible)
  • Outlook - removed Save as Template option
  • Outlook - case creation has option for tracking now (setting case_CreateTrackingNote)
  • Save buttons hides when clicked from Outlook
  • Mail Merge character fixes
  • (fix)IE toolbar - My team (deleted users being used and not filtered out)
  • (fix)IE toolbar, edit document via crm grays out bar
  • Extended User License list in admin area
  • IE toolbar search result count defaults to 10 now