Changelog

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v0.36.1

Fixes

  • Document title size

v0.36.0

Enhancements

  • Documents in private collections now show a little padlock next to the collection name in feeds such as Home, Starred, and Drafts.
  • The color picker for collections got an upgrade it's now a little less in your face when creating a new collection
  • Tooltips now show applicable keyboard shortcuts to make it easier to learn!

Fixes

  • Improved accessibility of buttons, added new focus states
  • Visiting a doc without permission will now display a "Not found" screen rather than forever loading
  • Added missing display of audit log events for user promotion / demotion and suspension
  • Fixed some heading alignments
  • Improved client side security by adding extensive CSP rules to all html responses
  • Slack notifications are now sent on the publish event again
  • Infinite loading document lists no longer jump back to the top while scrolling
  • Restored selected state for images and horizontal rules
  • Headings in the editor now start at level 2 to take into account level 1 title

v0.35.0

Enhancements

  • Added Open Search support
  • The document menu now includes an "Edit" option
  • Added a new way to access the keyboard shortcut reference from the bottom right corner of documents
  • The API now allows exporting your knowledge base as a zip file directly (reference)
  • Links added in the editor now have a protocol added automatically if missing

Fixes

  • Minor button alignment and padding issues
  • Toolbar no longer shows unavailable options when selecting text in a heading
  • Attempting to create a link in a heading no longer causes text to disappear
  • Empty headings are no longer misformatted on reload
  • Speed of rendering tables was greatly improved
  • Loading more data than necessary on first open
  • Embeds did not show highlight outline when selected

v0.34.0

New Features

  • Audit log. Actions taken by team members in your wiki are now recorded in an audit log accessible to admins.

Enhancements

  • Exporting a collection now downloads a zip file instantly, rather than emailing
  • Added support for additional Mindmeister link formats
  • Updated branding of RealtimeBoard to Miro
  • Visiting a route / document while signed out will now attempt to redirect back after signing in

Fixes

  • Duplicate document menu option works again
  • API requests to unknown endpoints no longer echo back request
  • No longer possible to double wrap links
  • The link toolbar now always saves edits on blur / exit

v0.33.0

New Features

This release includes references (or backlinks) – these are automated links that are shown at the bottom of a document telling you which other documents it was linked from. Backlinks have been a feature of wiki software for many years and it's great to have first class support in Outline.

Backlinks in Outline

To create a reference you only need to link to another document in your knowledgebase.

Hint: Select some text and hit the CMD+K shortcut to quickly create a link.

Enhancements

  • The "..." document menu is now available from the sidebar
  • It's now possible to create public share links to your drafts
  • Clearer buttons and "New doc" actions
  • Improved the first-run onboarding documents to be more helpful and descriptive
  • Improved color accessibility
  • Tightened up list and link styling

Fixes

  • Fixed a UI performance regression introduced by tooltips
  • Fixed an issue that would cause Save/Publish buttons to show as disabled for an extended amount of time when creating a new document

v0.32.0

New Features

  • We've added the ability to send team members invites directly from within the app

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Enhancements

  • Notification settings now displays your account email address
  • Updating your email address in Slack/Google will now update in Outline automatically on next sign-in
  • The Slack slash command now responds to /outline help with some useful instructions
  • Deeply nested documents now display a vertical breadcrumb in the header
  • Improved accessibility of content in modals
  • Editor buttons now have descriptive tooltips

Fixes

  • The Slack slash command no longer errors if you provide no search term
  • Deleting a collection locally or remotely now does a better job of cleaning up data
  • It's now possible to use markdown shortcuts inside table cells
  • Collapsing headings now respects the heading level correctly

v0.31.0

Enhancements

  • It's now possible to disable highlighting in code blocks to just display plain, pre-formatted text

Fixes

  • Users in search filters are now correctly ordered
  • Self hosted installations now support AWS S3 signature version 4

v0.30.0

New Features

This release brings support for creating and editing simple Tables in all your documents.

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Enhancements

  • Added optional append flag to documents.update API endpoint to allow appending content to the end of a document

Fixes

  • Block Insert no longer appears on top of formatting toolbar
  • Blockquote can now be toggled from the formatting toolbar

v0.29.0

Enhancements

Fixes

  • Fixed editor scroll jumping when focusing the bottom of large documents
  • Fixed stars and underscores disappearing in code blocks on save
  • Updated the loom integration to work with their fancy new loom.com domain name
  • Dropdown filters on the search page now close on click
  • Fixed some more potential edge-case errors in the editor

v0.28.0

New Features

  • Outline now utilizes websockets to keep everything in sync without refreshing the tab
  • New filtering options when searching. Refine results by collection, author, or date to get to the information you're looking for faster!

Outline wiki search filters

Enhancements

  • This changelog now has an RSS feed if that's your kind of thing

Fixes

  • The M key is correctly mapped to "Move document" again
  • The ESC key no longer reverts to editing mode after exiting it
  • Creating a horizontal divider after a paragraph without a space would be interpreted as a heading after reload
  • Restored missing divider on document header

v0.27.0

Enhancements

  • The full path to nested documents is now shown in search results
  • It's now possible to move documents between collections and to any level of nesting
  • Added the ability to optionally include archived documents in search results
  • Improved editor performance and memory usage

Fixes

  • Fixed Tab key should allow nesting of lists
  • Fixed a crash in the editor when deleting links
  • Fixed able to open the move document dialog from a draft
  • Fixed sub heading beginning with same emoji as title becomes incorrectly inset

v0.26.0

New Features

  • Document archive, you can now choose to store documents outside of a collection without deleting them.
  • A little thing called night mode! Toggle in the settings menu whether you prefer Outline to be daylight white 🌞 or midnight black 🌚.

night mode

Enhancements

  • CMD+Enter will now publish the current document if it's a draft
  • The Esc key now exits editing a document
  • The N key is now a shortcut to start a new document in the current collection
  • Improved the empty state for user profiles

Fixes

  • Fixed list editing functionality in editor
  • Fixed a bug that could result in a corrupted session cookie when signing out of one account while signed in to multiple accounts
  • Updated to Slack's fancy new icon
  • When sharing a link to a heading the page will now scroll to the heading correctly once the document loads
  • Fixed adding Outline as a PWA now works correctly
  • Fixed keyboard shortcuts now display correctly to non-mac users

v0.25.0

Enhancements

  • Added support for Mindmeister embeds
  • When searching from Slack a "Post to Channel" option is now available so you can share the best search results with your team directly

Fixes

  • Lines inside code blocks are no longer individually scrollable
  • It's now possible to link to places on the same subdomain that aren't in the wiki
  • Insertion marks (++) no longer disappear on save
  • Suspended users now see the correct error message when attempting to sign in
  • The collections sidebar no longer scrolls to the top when changing documents

v0.24.0

New Features

  • Headings can now be collapsed

Enhancements

  • Updated Slack branding
  • Keyboard behavior when editing block quotes has been improved

Fixes

  • Lines in code blocks can now be easily deleted
  • Code block horizontal scroll behavior has been fixed
  • Image captions now wrap to multiple lines
  • Multiline block quotes no longer collapse onto a single line on save
  • Fixed link in welcome email did not include team subdomain
  • Tables in imported documents are no longer removed on save

v0.23.0

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 Editor and UI performance
  • Improved tooltips on collaborators and viewers to be much clearer

Fixes

  • Fixed a number of small Editor bugs
  • 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

search snippets

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