8.5 Release Notes

Release date: August 27, 2019

Shotgun 8.5 helps you work more efficiently.

Changes to local signed certificates

We are deprecating our support for local signed certificates for our desktop apps. This release moves all sites that have not yet switched to our newer shotgunlocalhost.com communication channel to the newer technology.

Additional features

  • Updated messaging around when a trial ends. [SG-13090] [SG-12906] [SG-12872] [SG-12868] [SG-12962] [SG-12872]
  • Added the ability to create a project directly when browsing a demo project. [SG-13005] [SG-12904]
  • Added a new help button in the global navigation to see product update announcements and other support resources. [SG-12188]
  • Added support for multi_entity_update_mode in the REST API. [SG-7963]

Optimizations

  • Improved file uploading speed. [SG-13131]
  • Improved messaging in empty states when using filters. [SG-113317] [SG-12079] [SG-10867]
  • My Tasks and Inbox pages are now accessible via generic URLs. [SG-12743]

Fixed bugs

  • Fix to restrict the maximum file size of a spreadsheet when uploading to the Importer. [SG-12797]
  • Fix for server error that occurred when creating a Split Task if the first split is created with a non-workday. [SG-5574]
  • Fix to make sure that the Importer is focused by default when it's opened. [SG-13140]
  • Fix to prevent the Importer prompting for a project when importing a non-project entity at a global level. [SG-13134]
  • Fixed an issue when dragging the end of a task back over the second phase of a split task. [SG-3795]
  • Fixed an issue with an improper email link in error messages related to expired credentials. [SG-13434]
  • Addressed the issue where the negative offsets in the Gantt were only visible when releasing the mouse. [SG-5715]
  • Resolved the issue when adding Tasks to other Entities after retiring a saved field in the New Task Entity. [SG-12458] 

 

8.5.0.2399 (Wed Nov 6, 2019)

Optimization

  • Performance improvements. [SG-14162]

 

8.5.0.2398 (Tue Sep 24, 2019)

Fixed bug

  • Fix to prevent users from receiving Inbox notifications about the project(s) they do not have the access to. [SG-13316]

 

8.5.0.2351 (Fri Sep 20, 2019)

Fixed bugs

  • Fixed an issue with custom pages in project navigation incorrectly redirecting to other pages. [SG-13164]
  • Updated a filtering example in the REST API documentation was erroneously written as a POST request when it should have been a GET request. [SG-14023]
  • Moved the "Reason for Review" field on the Client Review Site to be above the notes area for better visibility. [SG-13150]

 

8.5.0.2309 (Thu Sep 19, 2019)

Fixed bug

  • Fixed an issue in which <> symbols did not render correctly in grouped headers. [SG-10694]

 

8.5.0.2291 (Wed Sep 18, 2019)

Fixed bugs

  • Improved Notes App publish error handling. [SG-10909]
  • Fixed an issue in which current project filters on graphs would not copy when copying a canvas page. [SG-10024]

 

8.5.0.2277 (Tue Sep 17, 2019)

Fixed bug

  • Fixed an issue in which hyperlinks in notes were not legible in dark theme. [SG-10355]

 

8.5.0.2264 (Mon Sep 16, 2019)

Optimizations and fixed bugs

  • It is now possible to modify a field’s visibility in a given project with the REST and python API. [SG-10151]
  • Fix for long Task names no wrapping correctly in the Filter Panel. [SG-13438]
  • Fixed issue where page filters using 'type is not' condition with multiple entity types was being ignored. [SG-5598]

 

8.5.0.2199 (Thu Sep 12, 2019)

Optimizations

  • Added a new option that allows to specify a list of fields that should be returned when creating an entity with the REST API. [SG-13504]
  • The _search endpoint in the REST API now properly handles the options parameter. [SG-12916]
  • Minor improvements and bug fix. [SG-12106][SG-13921][SG-13702]

 

8.5.0.2179 (Tue Sep 10, 2019)

Fixed bugs

  • Fixed an issue with theme changing and demo project banners. [SG-13632]
  • Some improvements and bug fix. [SG-13537][SG-13868]

 

8.5.0.2160 (Mon Sep 9, 2019)

Fixed bugs

  • SGDS warning is removed from a browser console. [SG-11091]
  • Fixed a broken Shotgun logo on review notes summary emails. [SG-13839]
  • Bulk Import activity is now represented by an Event Log Entry pair, linked to the person who performed the import. [SG-11356]

 

8.5.0.2129 (Thu Sep 5, 2019)

Fixed bugs

  • Fixed the issue where users were able to switch version in Client Review Site on mobile. [SG-13805]
  • Fixed a bug where the rest api's _batch endpoint would report failure to delete entities when, in fact, those entities were successfully deleted. [SG-13653]
  • Changed the behavior of the default loop behavior back to loop-current (single loaded video) so that users don't default to Loop-All. Loop all will continue to have a known issue where it can lose a note if a user does not commit a note before it plays on to the next video. This is being investigated actively for a fix. [SG-13796]

 

8.5.0.2119 (Wed Sep 4, 2019)

Optimization

  • The help icon will now animate when there is a new support message waiting for you. [SG-13091]

 

8.5.0.2107 (Tue Sep 3, 2019)

Fixed bugs

  • Minor improvements and bug fix. [SG-13684][SG-13616][SG-13449]

 

8.5.0.2 (Thu Aug 29, 2019)

Fixed bug

  • Fix to resolve a performance issue. [SG-13745]
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