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March 1, 2017 - Version 7.0 update 2 released

Quadbase Systems is pleased to announce the release of version 7.0 update 2 of EspressChart, EspressReport, EspressDashboard and EspressReport ES.


Changes in update 2:

  • sound alerts feature in dashboards
  • alert popup messages feature in dashboards
  • "save report with no saved data" feature in Report Designer
  • added 3D chart axis scaling to the QuickDesigner Charts
  • improved LDAP compatibility
  • implemented Java Web Start technology to launch EspressReport and EspressChart deployed in Tomcat
  • fix a cross-site scripting security problem in report viewer
  • fixed a problem with multi-value parameters with BigInteger data type
  • fixed several GUI bugs in responsive dashboards
  • ... and some more bug fixes

October, 2016- Version 7.0 is now available.

Santa Clara, CA-October, 2016 - Quadbase Systems, Inc. is excited to announce the availability of version 7.0 of EspressReport ES, EspressDashboard, EspressReport and EspressChart.
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August 9, 2016 - Version 6.6 update 27 released

Quadbase Systems is pleased to announce the release of version 6.6 update 27 of EspressChart, EspressReport, EspressDashboard and EspressReport ES.

 

Changes in update 27:

  • use less strict data type comparison when setting formula parameters
  • handle newlines correctly when converting label to formula
  • improve font size calculations in Excel export
  • fix problem with opening parameter dropdown on Java 8
  • fix problem with invalid formula value in Excel export
  • fix backward incompatibility in XML data source
  • fix problem when report cell format could be lost
  • fix problem with when 3D pie chart changed position if it was exported several times
  • fix problem when parameter dialog couldn't be displayed when creating parameter set for schedule job
  • fix problem with transparent image background in exported PDF
  • fix problems with map to dashboard drilldown
  • fix parameter sharing issues
  • ... and some more bug fixes

May 2, 2016 - Version 6.6 update 26 released

Quadbase Systems is pleased to announce the release of version 6.6 update 26 of EspressChart, EspressReport, EspressDashboard and EspressReport ES.

 

Changes in update 26:

  • allow using parameters mapped to SQL Result Sets in parameter sequence in dashboards
  • allow adding extra HTTP headers to EMSMessageServlet requests (API only)
  • fix problem with missing data in XML data source
  • fix problem with refreshing parameter ranges in dashboards
  • fix incorrect title of overwrite coordinates file dialog
  • fix problem with black background on transparent images in PDF export
  • fix problem when script tried to access database even if backup data should be used
  • fix problem with default query condition in QuickDesigner on Wildfly application server
  • ... and some more bug fixes

March 14, 2016 - Version 6.6 update 25 released

Quadbase Systems is pleased to announce the release of version 6.6 update 25 of EspressChart, EspressReport, EspressDashboard and EspressReport ES.

 

Changes in update 25:

  • cache security level when adding chart drilldown in dashboard to improve performance
  • improve performance when opening report with parameters mapped to SQL Result Set
  • fix problem with OK button in Set Font dialog in QuickDesigner
  • fix problems starting Organizer using Java Web Start on Wildfly application server
  • fix problems when report cells couldn't be hidden using scripting in Excel export
  • fix problem with missing group header logo in Excel export
  • fix problem when dashboard links from charts used backup data
  • fix problems when missing XML data source nodes were replaced by next or previous value 
  • fix XSS vulnerabitily in HTML report title
  • fix vulnerability that allowed JSP files upload
  • ... and some more bug fixes

January 27, 2016 - Version 6.6 update 24 released

Quadbase Systems is pleased to announce the release of version 6.6 update 24 of EspressChart, EspressReport, EspressDashboard and EspressReport ES.

 

Changes in update 24:

  • allow translation of map builder
  • add support for timestamp in dashboard parameter sequence
  • add save prompt when leaving SQL Editor with unsaved changes
  • add support for custom date format to parameter prompt in generated report/chart URL
  • add support dynamic SVG maps packing
  • add API for setting user security level
  • upgrade MySQL JDBC driver
  • improve performance of reports with multiple ORDER BY in SQL query
  • end user log reports no longer includes admin
  • increase width of shared parameter dialog in dashboards 
  • invalid dashboard drilldown links are now fixed automatically when dashboard is unpacked
  • security level is now applied to report drilldowns from SVG maps 
  • fix problem with quote character in exported CSV report
  • fix problems with file locking
  • fix problem when timestamp validation message was displayed twice in dashboards
  • fix problems with drilldown chart export from Published Files
  • fix incorrect legend position in SVG map in dashboard drilldown
  • fix problem with dynamic SVG maps when map directory path contained underscore
  • fix many bugs related to translations
  • ... and some more bug fixes

October 8, 2015 - Version 6.6 update 23 released

Quadbase Systems is pleased to announce the release of version 6.6 update 23 of EspressChart, EspressReport, EspressDashboard and EspressReport ES.

 

Changes in update 23:

  • add support for dynamic SVG Maps that can select map image based on parameter value
  • improve performance of SVG Maps
  • add support for time values in Dial charts
  • add global setting for report export default encoding
  • move Save colors for categories Chart Designer feature from Save As dialog to Data Properties dialog
  • prefill current script name when renaming script in Report Designer
  • increase mouse wheel scroll step in Report Designer
  • allow copying element name from Report Designer top status bar
  • sort scirpt and formulas in Report Designer alphabetically
  • allow user to cancel long running SQL queries in Query Builder
  • add syntax highlight to SQL queries in Query Builder
  • improve connection pooling for Hadoop data source
  • fix problem when exporting map with many parameters from dashboard
  • fix problem with CALL keyword in string constants in MySQL query
  • fix problem with colon in comments in SQL query
  • fix problem with PostgreSQL syntax with double colon
  • fix problem with preview of images with UTF-8 characters in filename
  • fix problem when packing dashboard with UTF-8 characters in path
  • optimize loading image previews in browse dialogs
  • ... and some more bug fixes

October 5, 2015 - Quadbase Supports Hadoop Data Source

We are very pleased to announce the support for the popular Big Data platform, Hadoop, Hive and Spark. You can now use Quadbase’s Espress family products to visualize, report and analyze virtually unlimited volume of data with ease and high performance and superb scalability. ... continue

July 14, 2015 - Version 6.6 update 22 released

Quadbase Systems is pleased to announce the release of version 6.6 update 22 of EspressChart, EspressReport, EspressDashboard and EspressReport ES.

 

Changes in update 22:

  • Organizer is started using Java Web Start instead of applet as Google Chrome stopped supporting Java applets
  • all JAR files in EspressChart and EspressReport are now signed 
  • remove CPU restriction from EspressReport Lite 
  • add support for Apache Hive data source
  • add support for citext data type in PostrgreSQL database
  • add limit Excel cell split feature for non-numeric cells
  • allow user to set limit Excel cell split feature in EspressReport Scheduler
  • improve performance of getting distinct parameter values from PostgreSQL database
  • ReportExplorer shows column names even for invisible columns now
  • fix problems with character encoding in QuickDesigner
  • fix problem with SVG images with embedded bitmap
  • fix problem with incorrect formula value when exporting report using API
  • fix problem with incorrect formula value in Excel export when there were hidden report cells
  • fix problem with propagating incorrect parameter values to subreport
  • fix problem when Page Viewer could crash for certain reports
  • fix problem when chart values couldn't be sorted if there was time on Y-axis
  • fix problem when nested report sections couldn't be removed
  • fix problem with displaying barcodes
  • fix improperly positioned drilldown links in SVG maps
  • ... and some more bug fixes

April 16, 2015 - Version 6.6 update 21 released

Quadbase Systems is pleased to announce the release of version 6.6 update 21 of EspressChart, EspressReport, EspressDashboard and EspressReport ES.

 

Changes in update 21:

  • change drilldown maps to be opened in popup window in dashboards (to make it consistent with reports and charts)
  • allow using time on Y axis in charts
  • improve performance when switching between main report and subreport in Report Designer
  • improve performance of cascading parameters dialog when all values of a multivalu parameter are selected
  • improve locale date and time formatting in Excel export
  • use better olor for aggregation selection in Query Builder
  • fix problem with report bursting in scheduling
  • fix problem with round corners for labels in table header section in reports
  • fix Java 8 specific problem with crossdomain image requests
  • fix problem when comparing time with constant in report scripts
  • fix ArrayIndexOutOfBounds exception when trying to open subreport parameter mapping dialog
  • fix problem with table names with special characters in data view
  • fix problem when multivalue parameters was incorrectly detected as single value
  • fix problem when drilldown link was missing for some chart columns in dashboard
  • fix problem when chart name disappeared from the dashboard template header after adding drilldown
  • fix problem with incorrect subreport position in DHTML export
  • fix problem when text label background was always enabled after closing and reopening dashboard
  • fix problem when opening style (.STL) files in Report Designer
  • fix Chrome-specific problems with dashboard background image
  • fix problem with incorrect rounding of fixed point numbers in Report Designer
  • fix problem with transparent background of maps in dashboard folders
  • ... and some more bug fixes

February 11, 2015 - Version 6.6 update 20 released

Quadbase Systems is pleased to announce the release of version 6.6 update 20 of EspressChart, EspressReport, EspressDashboard and EspressReport ES.

 

Changes in update 20:

  • new Published Files page for mobile devices
  • upgrade Apache POI library to 3.10.1
  • add support for Pervasive database data source
  • add support for Cassandra data source
  • add support for Rupee currency symbol
  • add option to disable maximize by double tap in dashboards on mobiles 
  • improve session expiration detection in dashboards and Publish files
  • improve title and legend alignment in SVG maps
  • improved dashboard loading icon so it doesn't block the view
  • several fixes for IE8 and IE compatible mode in dashboards
  • allow LDAP usernames with spaces
  • autorefresh in dashboards now works even if the toolbar is disabled
  • fix problem with email delivery for scheduling when timestamp was appended to filename
  • fix problem when some dialogs disappeared when drop down menu was expanded
  • fix problem with special characters in parameter range names in dashboards
  • fix problem when ERES log showed TIMEOUT instead of LOGOUT
  • fix problems with tranparent black color in PNG images in reports
  • fix problem when SVG map could disappear from the viewport when zoomed out
  • fix problem when axis color was lost after refresh of overlay chart
  • fix problem with $ in SQL query
  • fix problem with stored procedures set using QbReport.setDatabaseInfo
  • fix z-index problem in dashboards on Android
  • ... and some more bug fixes

December 18, 2014 - Version 6.6 update 19 released

Quadbase Systems is pleased to announce the release of version 6.6 update 19 of EspressChart, EspressReport, EspressDashboard and EspressReport ES.

 

Changes in update 19:

  • add support for hyperlinks in SVG maps
  • add support for internationalization of EspressManager configuration interface
  • mobile menu page is now sorted alphabetically (just like the menu page on desktop)
  • fix problem when Snap to Grid in reports was applied even in preview and when shifting elements because of resizing to fit content
  • fix rounding error that caused that some reports might become too wide to fit page when exported to Excel
  • fix memory leak in ReportDesigner
  • fix problem when overlay chart axis settings were lost after refresh
  • fix NullPointerException when running QueryBuilder using API
  • fix issues with transparency of dashboard components in IE 8
  • fix problem with updating data source using API when Oracle stored procedure was used
  • several bug fixes in fixed-field crosstabs
  • fix problem with invalid XML format of global styles
  • ... and some more bug fixes

September 30, 2014 - Version 6.6 update 18 released

Quadbase Systems is pleased to announce the release of version 6.6 update 18 of EspressChart, EspressReport, EspressDashboard and EspressReport ES.

 

Changes in update 18:

  • add MongoDB data source support
  • add support for SQLite database
  • add Transparent dashboard components option
  • add zooming for SVG maps
  • add support for alignment in RTF fields in reports
  • add API for disabling connection pooling when EspressManager is not used
  • remove duplicate AREA tags in chart image map
  • fix problem when Organizer couldn't load when Java wasn't allowed to cache JAR files
  • fix problem with displaying SVG Map in Java 7+
  • fix problem with invisible subreports in DHTML export
  • fix problem with thin line visibility in HLCO charts
  • fix problem with thin vertival line visibility in reports
  • fix inconsistent cell borders in PDF export
  • fix problem with comments in SQL queries
  • fix problem with single-value parameters in SELECTs inside IN clause
  • fix Chrome-specific problem with font dialog in QuickDesigner
  • fix Chrome-specific problem with current date in date picker
  • fix problem with special characters in dashboard parameters
  • fix problem with column backgroung position in PDF export
  • ... and some more bug fixes

July 31, 2014 - EspressReport ES Now Available on AWS Marketplace

Santa Clara, CA-July 31, 2014 - Quadbase Systems, Inc. is excited to announce the availability of EspressReport ES-AMI on AWS Marketplace. EspressReport ES-AMI delivers enterprise grade BI in the cloud, with subscriptions starting at $0.50 per hour (AWS infrastructure charges apply).
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July 10, 2014 - added new article: Overview of Performance Dashboards

A Performance Dashboard (also known as Executive Dashboard, KPI Dashboard, BI Dashboard, etc.) basically allows you to monitor performance of certain key metrics about your organization. ... continue

May 5, 2014 - Version 6.6 update 17 released

Quadbase Systems is pleased to announce the release of version 6.6 update 17 of EspressChart, EspressReport, EspressDashboard and EspressReport ES.

 

Changes in update 17:

  • Java 8 support
  • cascading parameters for dashboards
  • change the print button in Published Files to print the current page only
  • add drive select box to Font Mapping dialog
  • add Scripting to popup menu of RTF fields
  • add more log reports
  • fix regression problem with word wrapping in RTF export
  • fix problem when calendar in parameter prompt always set year to n-1
  • fix problem when IE 11 always show old map in dashboard
  • fix OutOfMemory error for ERES Unix installer
  • fix regression problem with XML datasource
  • fix problem with transparent color in XLSX export
  • fix problem with multiple dots in filename in Save As dialog in Report Designer
  • fix problem with exporting report from dashboard
  • fix problem with detection of report formula data type
  • fix chart API problem when setting annotation font also reset annotation angle to zero
  • fix syntax check in report script parser to detect that some variables are not defined at the beginning of the script
  • fix problem with parameters in comments in SQL query
  • fix problems with incorrect bookmark locations in PDF export
  • fix problem with CLOB data type in Oracle database
  • fix problem with SELECT * in SQL query in MS Access database
  • fix ClassCastException in Record File export
  • ... and some more bug fixes

February 11, 2014 - Version 6.6 update 16 released

Quadbase Systems is pleased to announce the release of version 6.6 update 16 of EspressChart, EspressReport, EspressDashboard and EspressReport ES.

 

Changes in update 16:

  • IE 11 support
  • all applets are now signed, so they don't pop up Java plugin security prompts
  • PDF export for dashboards
  • add support for page margins in Excel export
  • add support for Amazon Redshift connection
  • the left panel in Published Files can now be hidden completely
  • add support for boolean data type in the dashboard links
  • allow internationalization for Dashboard Builder
  • improved performance of dashboard initial load
  • add support for images in Flash chart hintboxes (API only)
  • add Print button to report viewer
  • fix problem with overlapping input boxes in dashboard parameter prompts in Chrome
  • fix time zooming options in chart viewer
  • ... and some more bug fixes

November 22, 2013 - Version 6.6 update 15 released

Quadbase Systems is pleased to announce the release of version 6.6 update 15 of EspressChart, EspressReport, EspressDashboard and EspressReport ES.

 

Changes in update 15:

  • add advanced ERES logs (Total Hits by Hours, Organizer Daily End User Hits, Login Failure Report, etc.)
  • add loading indicator to the dashboard linkage dialog
  • add support for relative URLs in LookupServlet (generated chart and report URLs)
  • add support for A3, A4, A5, Letter, Legal and Ledger paper size formats (both Landscape and Portrait) in Excel export
  • add autocomplete search listbox for all mapped parameters
  • add Show Line by Data Source order for Scatter chart
  • add support for changing font of parameter listboxes in dashboards
  • add dynamic (percentage) ranges for control areas in charts
  • add confirmation when clearing ERES Log
  • add QuickDesigner link to Published Files page for viewers
  • add report export timing info to log
  • improve error messages when some dashboard components are missing or don't have read permission
  • improve performance of Keep Data Source Order feature in reports
  • improve Update Data Source UI
  • fix problem with incorrect font size in exported RTF
  • fix problem with cached report header in fixed field crosstab after changing parameter value
  • fix problem when you could be logout when exporting huge report
  • fix problem when map drilldown did not work the first time dashboard was loaded
  • fix problem when file lock was not released on session timeout
  • fix problem when report style might be lost in the dashboard
  • fix problem with dashboard image background with brackets in the image URL
  • fix problem when Top N setting was lost on chart refresh
  • ... and some more bug fixes

September 9, 2013 - Version 6.6 update 14 released

Quadbase Systems is pleased to announce the release of version 6.6 update 14 of EspressChart, EspressReport, EspressDashboard and EspressReport ES.

 

Changes in update 14:

  • add dynamic (percentual) ranges to SVG Maps
  • add support for SMTP servers with SSL
  • add jTDS JDBC driver as an alternative driver for MS SQL Server
  • add Print on New Page option to report subsections
  • add Select All and Select None buttons to the Hide legend dialog in Chart Designer
  • ERES Activity log now logs activity from generated Report, Chart and Dashboard URLs
  • Report Designer can now transpose non-numeric columns
  • improve quality of scaled images in PDF reports
  • trim, toLowerCase and toUpperCase scripting functions now returns null for null parameter
  • chart hints API improvements
  • fix synchronization problem when several charts with transposed data were inserted in the same dashboard
  • fix problem when scripting was not applied to images in Table Data section in reports
  • fix file icons in Browse dialogs in EspressChart and EspressReport
  • fix problem when global link target overrode individual link targets in chart export
  • fix problem with z-index of dual color report cells in DHTML export
  • fix problem with secured parameters in OpenEdge database
  • fix problem with long table aliases in OpenEdge database
  • fix scheduled jobs icon for QuickDesigner reports and charts in Published Files
  • fix problem when element appearance copy/paste didn't copy round corners settings
  • ... and some more bug fixes

June 19, 2013 - Version 6.6 update 13 released

Quadbase Systems is pleased to announce the release of version 6.6 update 13 of EspressChart, EspressReport, EspressDashboard and EspressReport ES.

 

Changes in update 13:

  • Different border settings for individual cell border sides (left, right, top, bottom)
  • Allow user to select Organizer folder when saving report or chart
  • Improved Browse dialog with image previews
  • Improve Pie chart rendering for very small charts
  • Keep Data Source order for reports is now enabled by default
  • Remove extra empty line from the end of CSV and Text export
  • Remove extra emptu pages from the end of RTF document when background color is used
  • Fix problem with invalid scripting values for cells with Resize To Fit content and Wrap
  • Fix problem with query node locking when query is accessed from different machines behind the same NAT
  • Fix IE 10 compatibility problems in Map Designer
  • Fix problems with orphaned subreport parameter sharing references
  • Fix time zooming problems caused by DST
  • Fix printing problems in Page Viewer
  • Fix problems with dashboard drilldowns and drilldown links when parameter values contain special characters
  • Fix incorrect font size in dashboards on iPhone
  • ... and some more bug fixes

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