Changelog

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v0.22.1

New Features

  • Added user profiles! Click on any avatar to see a brief profile of the user and the documents they've been editing.

Enhancements

  • Improved tooltips on collaborators and viewers to be much clearer

Fixes

  • An issue where triggering multiple toast messages in quick succession would leave some hanging in the UI
  • Slack notifications for edited documents now correctly display the author of the update, rather than the original creator of the document
  • RealtimeBoard and Vimeo embeds now correctly embed the secure version

v0.22.0

New Features

  • Added the ability to see which team members have viewed a document, and when

Enhancements

  • Added new sort options to collections including "Least recently updated" and alphabetical
  • Search now includes partial word matching
  • Search now has a local cache to increase the speed – navigating back from a document to search results is now instant.

v0.21.0

Welcome to the first release of 2019! We're kicking the year off right with a big new feature – private collections. It's now possible to create a hidden collection that is only visible to team members that you invite, a much requested addition.

New Features

  • Private collections
  • Google Slides embed support
  • Prezi embed support

Enhancements

  • Improved the clarity and simplicity of the navigation sidebar
  • Improved button styling throughout
  • Added a dismissible help tip on the dashboard to help onboarding new teams

Fixes

  • Fixed typeface fallback for non-latin languages
  • Lucidchart embeds fixed
  • Broken links in Slack notifications when team has custom subdomain

v0.20.0

Enhancements

  • The public content pages got a bit of a facelift, we made the API reference easier to browse, added a sidebar in this here changelog and added pages for all of the integrations that Outline supports.

v0.19.1

Fixes

  • Errors when authenticating Slack commands from a team subdomain
  • The block toolbar now hides automatically when clicking to focus the document
  • The block insert menu no longer appears when hovering an embed
  • A message is now displayed when copying a link to a heading in a shared document
  • "Your Teams" menu item no longer erroneously shows up on content pages when logged into a single non-subdomain team.

v0.19.0

New Features

Fixes

  • Collections not visible in settings after connecting Slack
  • Teams with non-latin characters in their names unable to signin
  • Several issues with the recent document notifications addition

v0.18.0

New Features

  • Secure subdomains are now available for your team! Head to the team settings to choose or update your subdomain. Once a subdomain is set new logins will automatically be redirected.

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  • We added optional notifications for documents published, documents edited, and collections created. Choose your own notification settings here.

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that would cause the server to hang on requests to load document revisions
  • Fixed collection delete option appearing visible to non admins
  • Improved error messaging when offline

v0.16.3

New Features

  • It is now possible to choose the language for highlighting in code blocks 🙌

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Enhancements

  • We added some subtle branding to shared documents
  • Recently viewed and edited documents are now displayed in a more sensible order
  • The name of the documents collection is now visible on the "Starred" screen

Fixes

  • Fully deleting an image in the editor no longer requires hitting backspace twice

v0.17.0

New Features

We added a rich text area to the top of collections so you can add more details than just a name. This is great for when a collection represents an area of your company and makes it easy to add links to other company resources.


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v0.16.2

Enhancements

  • Added filtering options to the admin "People" listing
  • Profile picture is now saved once uploaded
  • Optimized images

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where dashes within a hashtag would be escaped on save
  • Google Analytics events are now triggered correctly for more than the first page load
  • Fixed some UI jank when resizing a large uploaded profile picture
  • Fixed a layout issue on keyboard shortcuts dialog on Linux

v0.16.1

Fixes

  • Document history menu can now be opened again
  • It is now possible to underline text in the editor and have that persist

Enhancements

  • Upgraded dependencies for improved performance

v0.16.0

Enhancements

  • Upgrades the editor

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with S3 uploads for self hosted configuration
  • Fixed issue when title of a document includes the word "history"
  • SSL is now enforced on subdomains

v0.15.1

Fixes

  • Visual feedback when avatars and logos are uploading
  • Fixed a couple of server side issues when deleting documents
  • Added Zapier to integrations

v0.15.0

New Features

  • It is now possible to see a documents version history from the "..." menu select "Document history". You can also restore a previous version, creating a new one if you need to easily go back to how things were.

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Fixes

  • Restored the collection name on documents listed on the dashboard
  • Fixed an issue where document content changed between image uploading start and finish is lost
  • Fixes an issue where an image is lost after upload if document is immediately closed without further edits
  • Fixed an issue that could cause undefined to appear in the document
  • Fixed an editor issue that would result in an extra newline before links that wrap #778
  • Fixed typos in the welcome email and document 🙈

v0.14.0

We've been working on a Zapier integration. If you're interested in hooking Outline events up to other aspects of your teams workflow, give it a look! React to documents being created or automatically create documents in specific collections from external events. Find more information on the Zapier integation here.

New Features

  • The dashboard now features three tabs "Recently viewed", "Recently updated", and "Created by me" to allow easier discovery. We also added infinite pagination to these dashboard tabs
  • This release adds the ability to restrict public sharing of documents, check out the new security section in your Outline settings

Enhancements

  • Improved performance of the editor when typing in large documents
  • Creating a new document now shows a menu to clarify and choose exactly where the document will go

Fixes

  • The block toolbar items were incorrectly colored, making them difficult to see

v0.13.5

Enhancements

  • Search results now show a snippet of where in the document the term was found
  • Slack slash command results also show this snippet! ^
  • Improved the ranking of search results
  • Added the ability to create a new document from the Starred and Drafts screens
  • Added a button to share the document in the header
  • When connecting a Slack channel we now post an explanatory message into the channel #738

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Fixes

  • It's now possible to create links to anchors within a document, clicking those links will scroll correctly and not hide the heading behind the top bar.
  • Clicking anchors next to headings now copies a link to the clipboard #739
  • There is now a 100 character limit on document titles
  • If a document errors while rendering it no longer renders the entire app unusable. We also added more error details to make bug reporting easier. #737

v0.13.4

Fixes

  • Slack integrations can now be set up by users that are authenticated through Google OAuth. Previously If you signed in with Google and then tried to setup an integration it would fail. #730
  • Fixed an issue where once a share link had been revoked the same document could not be shared by the same user again. #733
  • Fixed the link to developer documentation from the token settings.
  • Fixed a potential JS error when clicking badly formatted links in a document.

v0.13.3

This update fixes an important issue where Slack integrations would be associated with the first user in the database. On the hosted version of Outline all of these integrations ended up associated with an inactive test user and have since been purged from the db.

If you connected Slack since June 3rd 2018 you'll need to do so again.

Fixes

  • Associate Slack integrations with the correct user (see note above ^)
  • Very long document titles now overflow and ellipse correctly everywhere in the UI. #724
  • A number of small markdown parsing issues in exceptional situations that could cause a document to fail to render. #723

v0.13.2

Enhancements

  • After duplicating a document you'll now be forwarded to the document. #673

Fixes

  • It's now possible to change a heading size using markdown shortcuts.
  • Downloading documents now works in Firefox. #692
  • Shared documents now have the correct mobile styling, much more readable on mobile devices.
  • Shared documents could not be loaded while logged into a different Outline team. #709

v0.13.1

Fixes

  • Fixes an issue with the text parsing that could cause paragraphs immediately following an image to be lost upon save.
  • Fixes several other parsing issues
  • Fixed images having a caption of "undefined" if none is set
  • Improved reliability and editor fixes
  • Checkboxes now work in Firefox
  • Scrolling the sidebar now works in Firefox

v0.13.0

New Features

  • We added the ability to purge your own user account. #716

Enhancements

  • Documents on the dashboard now show the collection they're associated with. #718

Fixes

  • The signin button in header no longer signs in with Slack by default.
  • Fixed the last modified time displayed on document previews is now accurate.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause drafts not to save following their initial creation. #715

v0.12.0

Enhancements

  • Documents now display the collection and parent in a new header area. The title also remains on screen as you scroll providing a quick way to jump back to the top of a document.

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  • A new, more recognizable, favicon curtesy of @maxvoltar
  • It's now possible to create a new document from the "Home" screen without navigating to a collection first
  • We tided up and clarified the save options in a document

Fixes

  • A number of updates to improve the reliability of the link editing and block insert toolbars. #707
  • Fixed an issue that would cause links to other Outline documents (internal links) to not redirect correctly. #706

v0.11.2

Enhancements

  • The editor will now warn you when leaving while images are still pending upload.
  • Scroll position is now maintained when entering / leaving editing a document. #697
  • The count of drafts is now displayed in the sidebar.
  • CMD+K now triggers search, the same as Slack. #671
  • Inline code blocks are now better formatted. #698

Fixes

  • Download option on documents now works from list views such as the homepage. Previously it only worked correctly when the document had been previously viewed.

v0.11.1

Fixes

  • CMD+S, CMD+Enter, Esc keyboard shortcuts now work whether the editor is focused or not instead of triggering the default browser actions
  • Improved the styling of inline code blocks
  • The copy to clipboard button on code blocks now reads "Copy" instead of "Copied!" by default.
  • CMD+Enter shortcut now saves and leaves edit mode, as it should
  • Fixed an issue where navigating documents could occasionally mark them as modified

v0.11.0

New Features

  • We added the ability to export all your data out of Outline. There's a new tab under settings "Export Data" and a new option to export all documents for a collection in the overflow menu. #684

Enhancements

  • Now displaying the "joined at" date on the people listing in admin.

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that would display admin options to non-admin users (though they would error with attempted use)
  • Squashed an error when uploading images that might result in a "Document failed to save" message. #685

v0.10.0

Enhancements

  • Self-hosted installations can now specify a set of allowed google domains for signin. Account creation outside of this set of domains is disallowed. To setup see the GOOGLE_ALLOWED_DOMAINS env variable documentation – thanks to new contributor Satyadeep 🎉 #681
  • Share links are now soft deleted, to maintain a record of who created and revoked them.

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that caused newlines to appear on save with deeply nested lists. #676
  • Restored table of contents functionality. You'll now see a minimal TOC on the right hand side of documents that contain more than one heading to allow quick navigation.
  • Fixed an issue that would cause focus in the link toolbar to be lost when autosave triggers #674
  • We improved the handling of document error states when attempting to load documents while offline.

v0.9.0

Enhancements

  • Added the option to duplicate any document from the overflow (...) menu. #672
  • Outline now tracks signin and active times and ip addresses for security and analytics purposes.
  • Added toast messages when copying a link so you know that you know it's on your clipboard!

Fixes

  • Fixed an error if you attempted to connect Slack to a collection and then decided to cancel the operation. We'll now show a friendly error message. #665
  • Fixed a warning that was showing up when running Outline in development mode. #667

v0.8.1

Enhancements

  • It's now possible to paste markdown into the editor from elsewhere and it will be correctly parsed and displayed instead of pasting in text format. RME #4
  • Improved spacing on popover menus #661
  • Documents are now only marked as viewed after a few seconds instead of immediately. This should reduce false positives when rapidly clicking through collections.

Fixes

  • Some characters were being displayed as escaped in the document and window titles to a change in the underlying document save format – this is now fixed up. #662

v0.8.0

We added the ability to sign in to Outline with a Google account, a much requested feature for non-Slack users!

Note: If you already sign in with Slack you should continue to do so as the two accounts won't be automatically merged. If you'd like to enable both Google and Slack auth for your team please get in touch at hello@getoutline.com

Enhancements

  • Further improvements to the settings area, more descriptions and an all-around spruce up
  • Moved all OAuth flows to being server-based, now much easier to understand and cuts out a potential point of CSRF.
  • Added the ability to update your teams name and logo in the settings

Fixes

  • An issue that could result in an infinite redirect loop when signing out of Outline.
  • A bug that prevented the image cropper from being able to be cancelled.
  • A bug that would cause broken images to appear when running Outline in development.

v0.7.0

New Features

  • It's now possible to create a public share link to documents in your Outline
  • We added management in settings to revoke those links

Enhancements

  • Tidied the styling in the settings area to bring the various screens inline.

Fixes

  • An issue with code incorrectly escaping Thread
  • Link toolbar doesn't close when clicking outside of the editor #653
  • Autosave attempts and fails when starting a new document before anything is typed #652