HxGN SDx Web Client - HxGN SDx - Release Bulletin

HxGN SDx Release Bulletin

Release Bulletin
2019 (10.0)
  • You can access Business Intelligence reports from the Web Client. These are called Summary Reports, and can be related to any of the feature sets. For more information, see Configure summary reports to display in a feature set and Summary Reports. (CR-AM-137179)

  • You can generate a Workflow Details report which displays information about each step in a workflow. For more information, see WorkflowDetailsReport client API and its delivered method. (CR-AM-128934)

  • You can open only the To Do List items related to a workflow in SDx. For more information, see ShowInboxForObject client API and its delivered method. (CR-AM-138338)

  • The Check Properties Against Schema validation rule validates a property value scoped by an enumerated list level type by matching it to the parent enumerated list values. For more information, see Validation rule description. (TR-AM-135935)

  • You can use the Allow Blank CSV With Column Header option in the Create Job Definition dialog box to allow the attaching of a blank CSV file with only column headers and no data when creating a Data Validator job. For more information, see Create a job definition. (TR-AM-138406)

  • The login user can be returned as the user name in the XML control file generated for silently running a job in Data Validator. For more information, see Create a new export details object. (CR-AM-137765)

  • The Review Validation Report step in the three delivered workflows, Incoming Submittal, Loader, and Exchange Load Job, is related to the SDVApprove step definition. For more information, see My load jobs actions. (TR-AM-141649)

  • An environment variable, ALLDISCIPLINESFORCREATECONFIG, is available in Data Validator configured with the SDX database. This variable returns all the disciplines for the current create configuration. For more information, see Environment variables. (CR-AM-140500)

  • PPM file formats (2D and 3D) can be converted to WebGL files and viewed in SDx. Using the Exchange Data functionality, you can get the name and description property for Equipment using the mappings downloadable from Smart Support. For more information, see Find sample data on Smart Support.

  • You can automatically save an existing markup layer that is open for edit. For more information on configuring auto save, see Markup auto-save interval (minutes) in Web Client Site Settings node. (CR-AM-123919)

  • You can now pin and unpin items using the Pin and Unpin buttons on a hotspot bubble in an opened file. For more information, see Pin or unpin items. (CR-AM-143407)

  • Web Client constructs URLs to reduce the length of the URL displayed in a web browser. (DI-AM-127219)

  • You can view the Info Map from the details page of a selected object. For more information, see Use the Info Map to visually navigate information. (CR-AM-128854)

  • You can simultaneously convert multiple Hexagon PPM 2D or 3D model files to WebGL viewer files. For more information, see Convert to WebGL viewer files in parallel. (CR-AM-137363)

  • List Edit supports editing the properties for documents selected in a search results grid. For more information, see Edit object data in the results table and Configure objects for use in List Edit. (CR-AM-129425)

  • List Edit supports editing related objects using relationship and edge definitions. For more information, see Configure objects for use in List Edit. (CR-AM-128858)

  • List Edit supports the display of dependent enum column items so that the display of one enum type is dependent on the other. For more information, see Edit object data in the results table. (CR-AM-128600)

  • You can sign off documents using the Sign Off with Form command. This allows you to add comments and revision notes. For more information, see Sign off with form. (CR-AM-117833)

  • When you use the View and Markup or View Native command to view a master file, you can also view and print its reference files. You can choose how many nested reference files appear using the Nested reference file level setting. (CR-AM-129898, CR-AM-131111)

  • You can suppress the display of methods in the Web Client to control the visibility of function tiles, action menu shortcuts, and functional buttons. For more information, see Suppress the display of methods in the Web Client. (CR-AM-125319)

  • You can rename objects by changing the name of an object in the Update form. The unique identifier definition (UID) or unique key definition, as well as UIDs used in relationships, are updated, as necessary. For more information, see Update an object. (CR-AM-131977)

  • If you are creating or modifying a markup and do not save it before moving to a different part of the application, a message reminds you to save the markup layer so that you do not lose your work. (CR-AM-134681)

  • The Query Scope configuration tab order is sorted alphabetically by plant or project name in the Results table. The selected Create Scope configuration always appears as the first tab. Any SharePoint site configurations appear as the last tabs. For more information, see Understanding scopes. (CR-AM-136268)

  • You can configure the default method for an object type to change how the object hyperlink action displays in the Results grid or the Info Map. For more information, see Configure the default method action for object types. (CR-AM-136269, CR-AM-136270)

  • Create forms validate the format of property definition date values before the values are committed and converted into YYYY/MM/DD date format. This avoids localization errors when the browser locale setting is set differently from the machine locale. (CR-AM-130521)

  • You can resize menu panes to accommodate long object names. (CR-AM-125343, DI-AM-137449)

  • You can configure an API Entry Point to open the Search Bar directly from a function tile so you can enter specific search criteria. For more information, see Modify the display of API Entry Point functions in a feature set. (CR-AM-133055)

  • You can open the results of an action directly into a new browser tab. For more information, see Create and manage objects. (CR-AM-136273, CR-AM-132479)

  • Your pins stay on the Pinboard so they are available when you next log in. (CR-AM-105564)

  • You can save complex queries using Advanced Search. For more information, see Use the Advanced search. (CR-AM-127191)

  • You can set how you want to manage your email and message notifications in Options. For more information, see Set the user options. (CR-AM-125022)

  • When you look at Hexagon PPM models, you can turn transparency on or off. (TR-AM-136050)

  • When you look at Hexagon PPM drawings, you can choose which layers appear. (CR-AM-124048)

  • You can change your user account password in Web Client. For more information, see User preferences. (CR-AM-125021)

  • You can modify your user preferences to match your workflow requirements. For more information, see User preferences. (CR-AM-125022)

  • Using the ExportToExcelMaxPageSize setting, you can specify the maximum number of objects that are returned on one page when exporting data to Microsoft Excel. For more information, see Site Settings node properties. (TR-AM-135836)

  • You can see any items that are related to an object listed in separate tabs in object details and update forms. For more information, see Configure display items for related objects in details and update forms. (CR-AM-99604)

  • You can see the number of selected objects displayed at the top of the Actions menu. (CR-AM-141283)

  • The CreateObjectFromSelectedObjects client API is supported in the Web Client. For more information, see Client APIs. (CR-AM-132636, CR-AM-128981)

  • The standard Home page feature set and sidebar images are in SVG format. (CR-AM-142070)

  • You can compare two non-Hexagon PPM files or drawings. For more information, see Compare Non-Hexagon PPM files and drawings. (CR-AM-137279)

  • For drawings with a Hexagon PPM 2D file type, a new Markup tab appears in the View and Markup window. Here, you can add, change and delete markups. For more information, see Work with markups for Hexagon PPM 2D drawings. (CR-AM-124882, CR-AM-138628, CR-AM-138594, DI-AM-119438)

  • Markups for drawings with Hexagon PPM 2D files are captured and managed using a markup rendition file attached to the document. The markup rendition files are automatically generated when the Hexagon PPM 2D file is added to the database, along with the WebGL viewer file. You can also batch generate markup rendition files for Hexagon PPM 2D files that are already in the database prior to upgrade. For more information, see Automatic generation of markup renditions for Hexagon PPM 2D files. (CR-AM-124882, CR-AM-138628, CR-AM-138594, DI-AM-119438)

  • You can run Visual Intelligence Reports against a Hexagon PPM model opened in the View and Markup window. For more information, see Run a visual intelligence report. (CR-AM-137269, CR-AM-139331)

  • Some Visual Intelligence Reports are delivered with the software. You can create your own report or extend an existing one. For more information, see Configure visual intelligence reports. (CR-AM-137273, CR-AM-139331)

  • Any report file attached to the Web Client is attached using the user defined class definition. (CR-AM-131162)

  • You can modify the Web Client to provide additional interoperability with other applications using the Extensibility and Embedded mode frameworks. For more information, see SmartPlant Foundation Interoperability. (CR-AM-132483, CR-AM-140187)

  • You can configure the Save Target As command to filter which files can be downloaded from a document. For more information, see Configure Save Target As action to filter file types. (CR-AM-127276)

  • CFIHOS (Capital Facilities Information HandOver Specification format) compliant data loader are now available in SDx and can be used for CFIHOS-based handover. For more information, see Prepare data for loading. (CR-AM-138704)