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SR-D22415 · Issue 493439

Enhancement added to expose BrowserAttachmentTypeTable

Resolved in Pega Version 8.3.1

By default, the inline view of PDF files appears with the thread name visible. An enhancement has been made to expose pzBrowserAttachmentTypeTable as a py rule: when the DT is overridden such that return is false for PDF, the inline view is not displayed but instead the PDF is downloaded when clicked.

SR-D23723 · Issue 503087

pxGenerateExcelFile updated for handling blank dates

Resolved in Pega Version 8.3.1

When using a custom template for exporting to Excel, blank DateTime property column values defaulted to the current date. To resolve this, the pxGenerateExcelFile activity has been updated to ensure that an empty date will be exported as blank and that given dates will appear in the correct datetime format.

SR-D26589 · Issue 496719

pxParseExcelFile activity will now parse multiple sheets

Resolved in Pega Version 8.3.1

When trying to use the activity pxParseExcelFile on an Excel file containing three sheets where each sheet had a different pagelist, the properties mentioned in sheet 1 were populated on upload but the remaining sheets only showed the error message "Could not get clipboard property for reference Work Queues.". This was caused by an error in Row index handling for the additional sheets, and has been resolved by updating the logic to populate the data in the clipboard. Additional issues for this issue in 8.4 to fix issues like formulae not getting evaluated and $ not parsed: 501592, 501383

SR-D29114 · Issue 499930

Added handling for bulleted text insert triggering audit

Resolved in Pega Version 8.3.1

When a bulleted text (copied from an email or rich text ) was used in the text area property, the audit considered it as a change even when there was no change. This was tracked to the field value 'pyHistoryMemo • ChangeTrack_Add' in @baseclass which is being used to get the localized value for audit memo: the field value accepts only 2 parameters, but the inserted text area input contained the '\t' that is used for parameter translation. To resolve this, the system will call the addMemoForSecurityChangeTracking utility method to replace all \t's present in both the Current Value and Previous value with 'empty' such that no '\t' characters are available in either of the string parameters.

SR-D37444 · Issue 507037

WorkBasketGadget control updated for improved backwards compatibility

Resolved in Pega Version 8.3.1

After upgrade, the WorkBasketGadget Control was not retrieving the work queues. This was traced to a backwards compatibility issue introduced when greater security was put in place. The control WorkBasketGadget contains a call to pzEncryptURLActionString that was introduced in 8.x versions of the platform to encrypt URLs to avoid hijacking. The content of the URL relies on the pxRequestor.pxWorkGroup property, which is resolved using pega:reference tags. This approach was working in versions below 8.x, but these tags were not resolved at runtime. To correct this, requestorWorkGroup will be resolved as string and passed as a parameter instead of using pega:reference tags.

SR-D50144 · Issue 513684

Dynamic RTE support added to Word document generation

Resolved in Pega Version 8.3.1

Pega document generation from a Word template was not properly replacing field codes in the document header or footer and failed to render images embedded in rich text fields. An enhancement has now been added to pzGenerateDocument which will support dynamic content from RTE.

SR-D5904 · Issue 488562

Discard changes dialog now showing for local actions

Resolved in Pega Version 8.3.1

After having modified case data without saving and clicking on a menu entry (left menu, search, ...), the system shows a dialog box to ask the user to confirm it is ok to discard changes. However, this confirmation dialog did not work with local actions, leading users to lose their work without any warning nor any way to step back. This was traced to a difference in the dirty form check, which was not present when launching a local action from a case. An enhancement has now been added to the handleMenuAction js function in pypega_ui_harnessactions.js which will perform a dirty form check with a prompt.

SR-D16543 · Issue 487945

Thread cleanup improved for application switching to resolve skin issue

Resolved in Pega Version 8.3.1

After opening a Case from the HR application and then switching to another application to open another case, the Review Harness skin control was not loading correctly. This was traced to a thread cleanup issue relating to the Portal: on application switch, the system should clean up all threads created on the current application before switching to new application, but in this case thread cleanup was not happening as expected due to conflicts in the unload event handling. This has been corrected.

SR-D32991 · Issue 504129

Email Discussion Thread retains Formatting

Resolved in Pega Version 8.3.1

CSS styles were not being retained in the discussion thread when replying to InboundCorrespondence cases. This was traced to a missing value in Param.latestReply activity pzCreateExternalPostFromMail, and has been resolved by setting an initial plain text value to the param.latestReply before it is set with the HTML value. This prevents having a blank parameter value if the incoming HTML value is empty.

SR-D28342 · Issue 504970

ChatMashup loading issue with IDP resolved

Resolved in Pega Version 8.3.1

When using a harness containing chat scripts via Mashup that called an activity to set parameters, attempting to launch the Mashup from an external application failed on the first attempt: an incorrect URL was generated and the activity was not triggered, resulting in an empty harness. The second attempt to launch the Mashup worked as expected. This was seen when using an IDP initiated Login with query string - pyActivity= classname.ActivityName, and there was a workaround to use SP initiated login or to use the activity URL directly on the IDP portal. Investigation showed that the resourcePath was coming as http in SSL enabled system, but the reqURI was still https. To correct this, the system has been updated so that if the reqContextURI starts with https and the requestURL starts with http, then the requestURL will be converted to https.

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