7.4 Change logs: Patch and Release notes for 7.4

Below you will find the running change logs for v7.4. We will update this knowledge base article each month that a release is available for download with the corresponding logs. To download the latest available versions login to the Yellowfin website here, Portal login access...

Latest Release Change Log updates:

Yellowfin BI 7.4.7
Build: 20180824
Published: 24th Aug 2018

Enhancements: 15

11026 Implemented functionality to apply filters at dashboard through URL parameters.
10249 Modifications to HTTP request infrastructure to enable more detailed monitoring.
9269 The Yellowfin silent update installer now has an option to independently upgrade just the YF DB.
7741 Added validation of Referer in http header for CSRF
5073 Added the ability to migrate private content to a new user when a user is being deleted.
11764 Additional translations for Chinese and Japanese text
11640 Added a missing image file for canvas.
11312 Functions in the Advanced Function window are now displayed based on the native type.
11264 Added ability to disable XMLA cache on olap cubes.
10362 KPI metrics now have their respective Advanced/Analytic Function applied when their values are calculated.
10262 Conditionally formatted cells will now change the colour of text if it is difficult to see on the selected background colour.
8507 Filter drop down in the Filter Step of an ETL transformation will now sort alphabetically.
7408 Allowed users to take gs file with a name holding more longer than 40 characters.
5241 Show table names for fields in the view summary of a report used as a view.
11580 Fixed performance issues while retrieving formats for reports and charts, particularly for charts on canvas.

Resolved issues: 71

11853 Fixed issue with supress duplicates & sections not displaying correctly.
11851 Fixed issue with supress duplicates returning error.
11836 Fixed a bug that was preventing link sliders from appearing on Dashboards.
11804 Fixed NPE when create some auto-charts with timestamps.
11737 Fixed an issue where metric range colours were not displaying correctly on timeseries bar charts.
11671 Fix oh-no error when setting reference code as the format of filter.
11625 Fixed an issue that prevented custom thousand and decimal separators from being applies properly.
11540 Stopped View-level filter custom-queries from wiping during import.
11528 Fixed an issue where sometimes the tooltips wouldn't become persistent with a mouse left click.
11526 Fix the error of missing task schedule for updating cached values of view level filter after importing a view
11397 Fixed issue where sub-total was not displayed correclty.
11370 Fixed a bug which was causing Data Transformation flows having a report input step to be imported without the link to the report.
11299 Remove references of unavailable access filter from Custom query cached filters.
11292 Fixed an issue where an Auto Discrete multiple metric time series chart with multiple trends would not render.
11037 Fixed oh-no error happening on importing Yellowfin Audit Content the second time.
11025 Fixed error when using SQL Server as output for data transformation.
11008 Fixed a bug where csv input for data transformation step, where it would run forever when the file has more than one empty line in the end.
11005 Fixed a bug that using a very long sql statement in Freehand SQL Input Step with Oracle database does not update
10971 Fixed a pagination issue that was showing the wrong number of rows in a report table when using totals and/or subtotals.
10943 Fixed a bug which was preventing views having grouped data fields from being replaced during import
10935 Prevented labels incorrectly appearing on trend lines after upgrading.
10905 Fixed an error in fetching Data Transformation run log data when Oracle is used as the repository database.
10887 Fixed a bug that caused an error when total token replacement in text widgets was used for calculated fields.
10871 Fixed an issue where the 'save changes' pop up would appear incorrectly on the administration configuration page.
10864 Fixed an issue that allowed a user without edit permissions to edit a report that they were approving.
10835 Fixed an issue that caused some top level folders to not be shown on the browse page.
10758 Fixed a bug that prevented custom font-size in column totals.
10659 The order of chart thumbnails in the Chart Builder page now match the order of thumbnails in the Report Design page.
10655 Fixed an issue with OLAP calculated fields that span sub queries which would cause report generation to fail.
10649 Fixed issue for view level filter groups for parent & child reports.
10648 Fixed oh no error when there is any change that recreates metadata fields in a step connected to the union step for Data transormation.
10581 Fixed Issue with Avatar thumbnail sizing on Activity Stream resolved.
10526 Fixed a bug because of which the Yellowfin Columnar DB was rejecting queries having predefined date filter values.
10449 Fixed an issue where setting up discovery on very large reports would cause the server to become overloaded and browser requests to fail.
10321 Fixed a vulnerability issue on the user settings page.
10206 Resolved an issue when switching time units on a time series chart.
10119 Removed non-standard SQL filtering options used by the deprecated Big Query driver.
10080 When comparing dimensions for Instant Insights text will no longer overflow.
9982 Column data and border formats are now retained when applying advanced functions.
9950 Fixed an issue where comparing non-numerically-formatted fields with discovery would cause blank range values on the compare narrative.
9947 Discovery panel on chart builder page no longer has extra spacing.
9938 Fixed a bug where suppress duplicates would remove all displayed images or icons except the first one when using the html formatter.
9861 Side panel is now hidden for users with no level of assited discovery access
9763 Fixed an issue where no permissions for javascript charts did not show a warning message when seen on dashboards
9726 Fixed the number of new comments to be reflect to the current subtab/slide instead of counting all subtabs/slides
9714 Fixed FTP broadcast Unicode filename errors.
9690 Fixed an issue that caused the blue 'to top arrow' to be missing, or not appear under certain conditions.
9534 Fixed an error on dashboards when running an analysis after switching tabs
9481 Fixed an issue where poll respondent user icons were overlapping each other
9424 Fixed an issue that Yellowfin crashes when exporting excel files from Reports having Apostrophe at the beginning or the end in their names
8992 Fixed an issue where subtabs would not be shown with a scroll bar when there are more than can fit in the space provided.
8827 Fixed an issue that prevented border styles from being applied correctly to certain fields on a cross-tab report
8772 Fixed issue when changing Alert Data for configured Delivery Rules in Smart Task.
8624 Fixed an issue where non-multicast licences could broadcast to external users
8564 Newly added columns in a source database table will now be available in FreehandSQL views.
8492 Fixed NPE occurring when copying/removing EventTypeCode field in Yellowfin Audit View.
8373 Fixed an issue that reports do not return data when drilling down by GIS Google Map.
8347 Fixed an issue that translations are not being done in data profile suggestions in View.
8065 Fixed problem where empty values where sometimes being generated for narratives.
7927 Fixed an issue where in several cases on cross tab charts, the colour order of the configuration colours was not honoured with the order of the series
7659 Fixed an issue that prevented Between filters on dates from having the start date be equivalent to the end date.
7216 Fixed an error that allowed users to create a report from report view that had a dependency on itself.
6472 Fixed an issue that showed the totals of columns with analytical functions applied to them.
6408 Fixed an issue where maximising reports on dashboards caused the reports to become blank
6273 Reports with conditional format icons will now appear when exported to HTML or DOCX.
6074 Fixed an issue causing reports to be hidden behind side bar when creating a new report or editing an existing one.
6031 Fixed an error that caused report level filters to be applied to dashboards reports after expanding a report from the dashboard
5935 Fixed the 'Sections > Settings' pop up so that it closes even if a 'Report Field' is not chosen.
5864 Fixed an issue where case sensitive databases had an error with the field FullName.
5434 Fixed an issue that redirected users to the main login page when being linked to public content.
5191 Fixed an issue where a filter value was already selected by default (but not applied) on some dashboards and reports.

Latest Release Change Log updates:

Yellowfin BI 7.4.6 
Build: 20180712
Published: 12th June, 2018

Enhancements: 21

10279 Ability to click on insight charts to zoom them.
9963 Added "Admin mode" and web services to enable/disable it.
9087 Added a configuration setting to allow the IP Address on the Session Management page to be hidden.
9243 Added a service to delete orphan Smart Analysis reports.
10346 Added an enhancement so that its possible to limit a Treemap to a maximum number of squares or by all values over a certain % of the total.
9590 Added options to select/deselect all checkboxes for Indexes and Where Clause in the Database Output Data Transformation step.
7421 Added the ability to fill in missing granularity time periods on time series line charts with either null (to break the line) or zero.
9871 An email added to the user line when finding broadcast recipients.

To hide email, please add HIDE_EMAIL_IN_USER_SEARCH property to the configuration table as TRUE
10920 Bundle email broadcasts to multiple recipients with CC rather than individual emails.
9334 Horizontal bar charts no longer have their labels cut off on the left or right side of the chart when the label is placed at the end of the bar.
10709 Implemented Etag caching mechanisms for dynamic image resources.
5120 View builder field settings, users will be able to see the Display Name of the table that was used to create the field.
2463 Increased text size in the group data pop up in the report builder.
6530 Cached filter refresh propagation changes to improve performance when using client orgs.
9396 New methods to create ContributionChangePhraseGenerator narratives
10248 Prime content caches on startup.
10369 Stability and logging improvements in for the Task Scheduler.
10761 Updated Japanese & Chinese translations.
8048 Upgraded Tomcat to version 8.5.28
9754 When running insights in the report builder, a warning is now given if yellowfin detects that it is likely to be a slow running process.
9940

Add support for Exasol batch inserts, greatly increasing performance for Transformation Flow output to Exasol.


Resolved issues:
101

10419 'Equal To' filters are now able to be linked to 'In List' filters for drill through.
9678 Link is not available' page to display when a guest role user logs in but has no access to any pages.
9649 Added a new like button to activity stream root comments
9926 Added a new role function so that the system wide header and footer options now can be turned off
8864 Added alert message when calculated field used in report is updated and 'Auto Analysis' charts have already been generated.
10278 Added dependency for sources used for custom query filters when importing/exporting view
10375 Added missing prebuilt content for Custom Query view level filters in Ski Team
10589 Added to the list of mime-types that can be compressed by Tomcat
10121 Addition of 'Append Broadcast Date' button
10194 Additional thread cancelling points added to post query processes.
10374 Added a record in the database so that the custom series style toggle is automatically switched to custom when upgrading.
7805 Broadcast settings options are no longer available when a source has passthrough authentication turned on.
10162 Changed some texts in Date Period Extractor function
10392 Changed the label of the Group Data step in the inline transforms menu.
9702 Charts and narratives are now shown when Auto Analysis is run from the Report Output page for a report with cached filters.
10740 Correct Aggregate Step calculation for decimal numbers
9964 Discovery/insights chart titles no longer overlap pin icon
5992 Edited the CSS related to advanced function so that the line appears between fields/functions in Firefox.
7522 Column Formatting 'Data'. Moved some format options out of the Default/Custom toggle so they are accessible without making a custom style.
10501 enable UI of setting broadcast delivery rule for 3rd party report
10261 Fix cross site script/script injection issue on admin content settings page and relevant output
10457 Fixed "oh an error occurred loading your content from database " while adding a new role and user
10560 Fixed a problem with HTML report broadcast where report formatting data styles could override column formatting data styles.
11436 Fixed an error causing scheduled filter refresh jobs for view level cached filters to fail instantly
11051 Fixed an error in running the Freehand SQL Data Transformation step when the sql statement has newline characters.
9981 Fixed an issue because of which Number Precision, Substring and Whitespace inline steps' titles were not getting translated properly
7149 Fixed an issue causing error values to be displayed while editing the height and width of an image when designing a report.
10591 Fixed an issue in the Date Component transformation step wherein the Date Function: "Week" when used in the "Week of Year".
7500 Fixed an issue in the view builder that caused a field to be highlighted even when it is not selected.
8421 Fixed an issue that caused buttons in an ETL confirmation popup to be out of place in IE 11
4921 Fixed an issue that caused filters created from parameters to retain their default value when a bookmark, or snapshot, is made out of a report.
4941 Fixed an issue that caused the horizontal scrollbar on dashboard sub tabs to be hidden in some cases.
2621 Fixed an issue that caused the incorrect error message to be displayed when uploading a image to a report.
10413 Fixed an issue that caused the run logs history of an ETL process to show no steps when there are large number of steps in the transformation
10410 Fixed an issue that caused XSS to be processed when naming a new sub tab on a dashboard.
10468 Fixed an issue that crashed reports that used totals on fields formatted with the link formatter. Improved the replacement of values which now works on the link and on the display text.
8473 Fixed an issue that creating a new view will add a lot of duplicated Dimensions and Measures field folders
8730 Fixed an issue that drill anywhere did not work for reports that were created from Cached Views
10178 Fixed an issue that sometimes caused user search boxes to not popup any suggestions when used on certain pages
10389 Fixed an issue that sometimes searching for fields in ETL Calculated Field do not return the correct results even though the search string is correct
10019 Fixed an issue that the top of some Japanese characters in White Space popup of Transformation Flow is cut off
9424 Fixed an issue that Yellowfin crashes when exporting excel files from Reports having Apostrophe at the beginning or the end in their names
10390 fixed an issue when adding a new rule in Find and Replace step, input values still stay (it should clear all the values)
10068 Fixed an issue when an output step trying to write to an unavailable data source, several Null Pointer Exceptions are thrown
6454 Fixed an issue when imports dashboard with drill down links, the option was not set up properly.
8444 Fixed an issue when there are problems testing third party connection, it still shows "Connected succesfully"
9826 Fixed an issue where access filter queries were not being run on the correct data source.
9675 Fixed an issue where analysis chart generation would fail on some large datasets.
10519 Fixed an issue where changing tabs on the content settings page could incorrectly display an 'unsaved changes' message.
10367 Fixed an issue where client orgs couldn't be created when the time zone was being set to 'GMT'
10796 Fixed an issue where cross tab reports with advanced functions would show an "oh no" error.
9788 Fixed an issue where drill links on the colour field of a cross tab time series chart was not being generated
6219 Fixed an issue where duplicate favourite reports were being loaded
10788 Fixed an issue where exports would break if a report with a multi chart canvas was included, and all elements were removed from the canvas.
9812 Fixed an issue where filter ids were not being populated when a webservice call was made with a report url
10213 Fixed an issue where First and Last name on the Dashboard Help popup were not escaped
9403 Fixed an issue where it was possible to rename a file to exploit XSS when using the image manager.
5650 Fixed an issue where line shapes and thickness were not used on pivot charts when the setting was used in the chart settings panel
10233 Fixed an issue where metric grouped data would sometimes not auto-group a high outlier band when there was only one non-outlier group produced via statistical analysis
10187 Fixed an issue where parameters were not saved as the linked filter of a drill through.
10936 Fixed an issue where some types of calc fields in subquery reports would not parse correctly and cause the report to fail.
10015 Fixed an issue where the cached filter refresh value would not load the correct values when opening the filter format panel in the report builder.
5964 Fixed an issue where the canvas text widget properties menu would incorrectly display a scrollbar.
10138 Fixed an issue where the importing of a file would fail when a drill anywhere bookmark was not exported with all the information needed
7144 Fixed an issue where the preferences cog would disappear when designing a canvas
9240 Fixed an issue where users without role access could create broadcast smart tasks
11480 Fixed an issue with tree map chart tooltips presenting the wrong values.
7025 Fixed dynamic date comparisons for broadcast delivery rules
10496 Fixed incorrect text on 'changed filters' warning message for discovery
9490 Fixed issue when chart with Set Analysis and Variance functions is copied in ChartBuilder.
7142 Fixed issue where copying a view would cause the default field categories to be added to it.
10348 Fixed issue where tables with leading or trailing whitespace would cause an error when dragging into the viewbuilder.
9623 Fixed issue with imported FreehandMDX reports, which lose all the report fields when saved after editing.
10938 Fixed problem where upgrades from 7.2 did not correctly carry through the data source broadcast and subscribe permissions after upgrading.
5939 Fixed series names from being cut off in dashboard series selection setup
6463 Fixed text alignment for headings in translation export page.
10073 Fixed the '+' button in the 'find and replace' inline step so that the cursor changes to a pointer and the button turns blue when hovered over.
8219 Fixed the import page so that items are not cut off when files with long names are imported.
8816 Fixed the issue that conditional drill through links did not appear on report
5898 Fixed view builder issue where tables in different schema with the same table name would 'shadow' each other.
8077 Fixes an issue where background colours related to report fields would not appear when upgrading from Yellowfin 7.1 to 7.3+ releases.
11137 Ignore null values to correct Aggregate Step calculations for avg, count and count distinct functions
10214 Improved memory usage when creating insights
10581 Issue with Avatar thumbnail sizing on Activity Stream resolved.
9471 Modified the font when tagging a user in a comment to be the same size as the rest of the comment.
10486 importing a DataSource having multiple Access Filters which are specified by SQL Queries, you can now choose "existing" users can choose a source/report for each Access Filter.
7406 Remove duplicated vertical scrollbar and display horizontal scrollbar in the viewbuilder's "Prepare" page in Firefox. This was appearing on resizing the browser window.
9611 Removed gap between Auto Analysis Title and Help
7783 Report Export has been modified to export numeric values as TEXT when keep formatting is turned on and suffix, prefix or thousands separator is on
4919 Resolve DB deadlock issue when deleting multiple items on browse page
9369 Resolved an issue that caused reports that contained timestamp filters which were created in pre-7.1 versions of Yellowfin and that were using the "Current Date +/-" function to work incorrectly
10232 Resolved an issue where numeric charts were not formatting metric values with data level formats
9569 Running "Compare Metrics" Auto-Analysis does not generate blank narrative anymore.
9420 Show 'Delete Version' as the Flow option instead of 'Delete', when editing an already published flow
6035 Updated incorrect error text when broadcast start and end date are equal
10077 Updated records created by older versions of YF so that the custom column formatting for borders is automatically set to custom upon upgrade.
9482 Updated the timeline comment panel close button to be an X, instead of an arrow.
10769 When chart widgets were moved in the Edit canvas, these changes were not being reflected in the Preview canvas. This has been fixed so that both canvases should show these changes.
10565 Content folders that have the same name but were in different client orgs will no longer move other client orgs content to a different folder hierarchy, when the folder moves to a different parent folder.
10155 When using a timestamp field that has been formatted as a Date at the view level it will now appear as a Date Filter in the filter menu.
10201 When using Postgres as a data source, and trying to create freehand SQL View with volatile sources enabled. You get "SQL statement is invalid". This has been fixed.



Yellowfin BI 7.4 - build 20180515
7.4 February End of Month Patch
Published: 15th May, 2018

Enhancements: 30

9265 A pop up msg box indicating the row count now shows up when user applies a step
9070 Added a data transformation step to allow extraction of date components from date fields
9353 Added a hidden configuration to allow the 'Reset' button for filters on Dashboard to reset Drill as well as Filters when pressed
9765 Added a 'Numeric to Date' and 'numeric to timestamp' converter to be used in Views and Transformations
9766 Added a 'Numeric To Text' converter for use in Views and Transformations
9526 Added an option for horizontal bar charts to place a label outside of the bar when it does not fit inside the bar
9587 Added grouped data on Transformations for date fields
9586 Added grouped data on Transformations for numeric fields
6329 Added grouped data on Transformations for text fields
6333 Added option to convert nulls to zero for numeric fields in Transformations
7877 Added pdf file security options for broadcasts (normal, personal and ftp schedule)
5304 Added support for labels in line charts and combination charts
9210 Addition of a menu and an option to edit the report
9198 Expanded the parameters of the FILTER token for the text widget so that it can output raw or formatted values, and a string can be defined for empty filters
9108 Fixed an issue that caused a null pointer error when reading a corrupted run log
9584 Grouped data transformations are now able to be imported and exported
9769 Implemented 'Date Period Extractor' function
8422 Implemented Activity Stream in ETL Page
10082 Implemented an option to specify the thousands separator for Delimited File Input in Data Transformation and CSV Views
9022 Implemented Find and Replace Inline step
10086 Transformations now retain all of the inline transforms from a step when deleting the link
9114 Schedule management webservices have been upgraded
9425 Take 200 as maximum row count to select data from report table in ETL Preview Page
9538 Transformation steps now have a subcategory in the list view which they are organised by
9013 Transformations Flow Mapping editor now has an 'auto-map' button which will automatically match fields by name and data type
10142 Updated ETL to process up to 10,000 rows per step when in run in preview mode. This limit can be updated from the process config
8433 User logged in at client org level can only see Background execution items for that client organisation, unless viewing from default org
7202 We have added functionality which allows reference lines in charts to have a different label font and size
9350 Improved performance for some reports using tabbed co-displays when navigating between tabs.
10141 Implemented a change to allow for faster multiplication of matrices by diagonal matrices.


Resolved Issues: 109

56 Added a new japanese font 'HanaMinA' which has better character support than the other Japanese fonts.
9789 Added fixes to LogLikelihood function to account for cases that were causing NaN
9781 Added some checks to stop errors in the case where no report is generated for a particular codisplay when running a broadcast
10029 Added update job to fix the inline steps that were not linked back to the parent step
9906 Added validation to allow only certain file types to be uploaded
10139 Report input step will not fail if report's access filters does not match the user
8538 Blue border is now removed when deleting comments on activity stream
7592 Changes to allow user to disable Auto Discovery on the View without having to enter a value in the mandatory field
6246 Cloned views now retain the original's content folder
7587 Column with long names no longer shown in different rows
9430 Count timestamp field in report filter as dimension
10247 Display input step panel and panel headers when user set page header as none
10095 Display raw numeric values in ETL filter list , append ellipsis to over flow filter values
8043 Drod down data is no longer duplicated
6244 Enabled user to move views to the other folder in browser page
9885 Enforced a minimum decimal precision for CSV cache table fields. This makes it less likely for new values to overflow the column and cause an error, while still saving space.
9597 Export deleted image as a valid item, removed alerts on the missing reference
9326 Fix errors in exporting and importing charts with trend
8760 Fix for Linked Chart brushing which was failing with the date fields.
10036 Fix issue where deleting a field from an input step which had inline steps would sometimes cause errors
9948 Fixed the issue when error messaged overlay would not remove after hitting OK.
8506 Fixed a bug in the Freehand SQL Data Transformation step, when the SQL Validation message was empty
9443 Fixed a null pointer exception that occurred when attempting to broadcast a report with an empty canvas
9620 Fixed a problem that NPE is thrown when creating Views or Single Table Input Step
9892 Fixed a vulnerability in dashboards sub tab names
7039 Fixed an error that occurred while attempting to share a storyboard via email
9543 Fixed an error that would occur when attempting to add a geopack while using a case sensitive database
9868 Fixed an error which occurred when calling a report via webservices which has sectioned tabs and mandatory filters
10168 Fixed an issue in third party table step, when changing any ETL Field names, the data returned in preview panel do not match the field names anymore
9694 Fixed an issue that allowed users to publish incomplete transformations
9995 Fixed an issue that caused a second tab in the data preview panel to not render properly
10071 Fixed an issue that caused an error when there was a large number of fields in the Union or Output Step
9905 Fixed issues when adding some inline functions
10154 Fixed an issue that caused an exception when the user tries to enter a large Japanese comment
9665 Fixed an issue that caused an exception when trying to save a private transformation that has no users with delete access
9619 Fixed an issue that caused certain DB data types not to be recognized in ETL
Fixed an issue that caused the output step in ETL to fail if there was a field that ha a space in its name
9607 Fixed an issue that caused HTML tags to appear in texts and causes a scroll bar to appear on ETL page
10083 Fixed an issue that caused the step inspector to render incorrectly when the step had a really long name
10056 Fixed an issue that caused the union step to re-order its input fields
9721 Fixed an issue that did not allow transformation to be published.
9510 fixed an issue that doing data profile in view has an infinite loop
9673 fixed an issue that ETLStepOption to store Filters still remains in the DB when all the filters are removed in Table Input Step
10037 fixed an issue that merge fields lose colours when removing fields from the input step in the Configure tab and reapplying those fields again
10240 Fixed an issue that prevented the full Yellowfin install on Oracle DB from working.
9427 Fixed an issue that Report step with access filters throws error
6122 Fixed an issue that resulted in not recognizing certain Oracle specific data types.
4960 fixed an issue that view access code was not saved properly when clicking publish button
10118 Fixed an issue that when importing a transformation with report input step, user cannot edit or delete any other reports unless the transformation is deleted
5777 Fixed an issue that would prevent the License Management page from loading for users with language set to Italian.
9934 Fixed an issue when dragging an input step, 2 loaders appear
9911 Fixed an issue when excluding a field or 2 same mapped fields from the previous step, it throws NPE
10043 Fixed an issue when the document file is not copied correctly when copying the process/step
9067 Fixed an issue where a chart wouldn't render when brushing time series area/line charts by clicking a single value.
9816 Fixed an issue where a javascript error would be thrown when the hide comments role is turned on
9445 Fixed an issue where advanced functions on OLAP fields would throw exceptions if they had the "Grouped by dimension" option enabled.
7950 Fixed an issue where an auto chart would display an error when applying a count distinct aggregation to a chart field which contained null values.
10382 Fixed an issue where attaching content in the activity stream was missing (Report, Dashboard, ect)
9483 Fixed an issue where comments would be posted multiple times if you clicked rapidly
8842 Fixed an issue where editing a user could result in an error screen being displayed
9568 Fixed an issue where exports would appear empty on certain yellowfin instances, when their install key is missing
9084 Fixed an issue where Google Maps charts couldn't be shared because they were classified as Javascript charts
9830 Fixed an issue where it was not possible to configure the role settings in a way so that dashboards could be emailed only
9838 Fixed an issue where line charts with yearly comparison on time series would not open the chart settings menu
10156 Fixed an issue where LISTSCHEDULE webservice would not include some schedule types, such as broadcasts or system tasks
4770 Fixed an issue where not approved text was not capitalised for private approval reports.
9794 Fixed an issue where on a auto chart bar chart, single dimension, multiple metric, if a dimension field was placed in the axis with the metrics, it was not marked as a problem field
9063 Fixed an issue where opening Javascript charts when they're disabled doesn't display a visible error
9610 Fixed an issue where scatter charts with trends would not be migrated or imported correctly.
10150 Fixed an issue where sometimes labels in bar charts would appear overlapped or blurry
9900 Fixed an issue where the calc field popup was rendering a body-scroll in the Data Transformations page.
9806 Fixed an issue where the favourites of an inactive user could cause an exception in the activity stream
8045 Fixed an issue where the tooltip placement would be wrong on pop ups
6062 Fixed an issue where trying to delete a view field which is used as the basis for a date hierarchy, grouped data, calculated, or custom function field would show an error explaining that the field was in use by by reports, even when it was not
10254 Fixed an issue where users without the correct role permissions were able to create new views
8808 Fixed an issue where using cached filter values with stored procedures would not display any values
9841 Fixed an issue where zooming in when editing a storyboard caused the storyboard to throw an 'oh no' error
10010 Fixed an issue with column name in case sensitive databases for Event data
10027 Fixed an issue with oracle where the content folder private security list would not load
123 Fixed and issue where pre-defined filters on dashboard were not reset properly when clicking reset
9109 Fixed calc field issue for subquery reports where a 'where' clause predicate which was only partially contained in brackets would fail to parse correctly. Eg. CASE WHEN (expr OR expr) AND expr THEN ...
7760 Fixed drag drop issue in report builder and chart builder while drag drop a field in its same position will freeze all fields
9484 Fixed issue where importing a data source with access filters would fail if the system or import did not include the target reports or sources
8912 Fixed issue where virtual tables in views would not have their columns loaded correctly when config parameter CHECKSCHEMAFORUSER is set to TRUE
6162 Fixed issue with saving a report broadcast after clicking the Subscribe and Unsubscribe button(s)
6218 Fixed issue with SSO WebService with entry=CREATEREPORT parameter in the URL
9625 Fixed narrative showing incorrect date ranges when doing a date comparison
9630 Fixed null pointer exception when using TopN Rank Advanced function and third party data sources
9949 Fixed problem with logging not showing the correct place the log message was coming from
7757 Fixed sorting problem in drop down lists when using auto analysis in dashboards and reports
9329 Fixed the accumulation axis from being displayed on every plot for trellis and auto charts. They should now appear as axes on the outer edges of a chart
9167 Implement TOP N on SQL Server to restrict rows returned
9933 Fix for P Values in case of logistic regression
10765 Fixed NPE with JS Charts on canvas
10796 Fixed issue where multidimensional reports with Advanced Functions never complete
6481

Updated the YF schema so that long database URLs can be stored

9340 Adds the EXPORTCONTENTYFX function to the Administration web services to enable YFX files to be exported via a web service call
8180 Broadcast schedule for a report is not deleted anymore when user without broadcast role edits a report with a broadcast schedule
8806 Reference codes can now be added and used even when the default language for Yellowfin is changed in the database directly
4102 Resolved an issue where the Date Extrapolation advanced function would not generate new date values for a date field based on timestamps
5129 Resetting filters on a dashboard will now also reset the date slider on any report on that dashboard, like it does when viewing a report
6008 The Cached filter values in design page were not ordered properly as per the order set from format menu. Hence made the fix so that sort order is proper
6042 Resolved an issue where the save as view toggle was disabled for row based reports
6986 You will be shown a message if the autorun is disabled else the report will be run and the correct image will be shown to user
8818 Resolved an issue where converted date fields from stored procedures would not return the correct results when used as a filter
9511 Resolve an issue when there are no grouping values in column or row in a crosstab report with advanced function applied
Yellowfin BI 7.4 - build 20180313
7.4 January End of Month Patch
Published: 14th March, 2018 

Resolved Issues: 1

10027Upgrading to 7.4 from previous major releases caused secured content folders to lose it's members

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Yellowfin BI 7.4 - build 20180226
7.4 January End of Month Patch
Published: 26 February, 2018

Enhancements: 14

9646Started rebranding the project, changed the login page, headers, footers, and favicons and changed izpack's splash screen.
9495Added an option that will allow reports that have drill anywhere pass the selected drill anywhere values to every basic sub-query in a report
9382Created a new Parameter implementation called PasswordParameter
9380Added configuration parameters for Data Transformations, to web.xml.
9360Improved consistency of Auto Analysis insight icons
9110Simplified the task life cycle
9049Implemented R Script Transformation
8962Repository clustering alias added to Clustering Configuration
8766Pre-populate date field on report builder data discovery if there is only one available option
8382Added new analytical function "Standard Deviation from Mean"
8078User password hashing upgraded to BCrypt.
6315A new Data Transformation Step which performs Union on two sets of data
5039Added font options for the labels on treemaps
8548Fixed an issue so that if there is a child report which is created from a parent report and if the results of parent report are truncated then same message will be shown in the child report also.

Resolved Issues: 100

9524Fixed an issue with published transformation Summary window
9827Fixed a bug which was breaking Steps which don't need any config to generate fields
9824
Fixed a problem when connecting a step with space in any field's name to an output step, it would throw oh no error
9618
Fixed an issue in the transformation flow that caused a field to disappear 
9604
Fixed an issue that caused a data type mismatch when updating a table in SQL Server from ETL
9600Fixed an issue that allowed users to publish incomplete transformations
9561Fixed an issue where Javascript charts more than 3000 characters long had new lines appearing where they weren't before
9541Fix related to case sensitive database columns
9527Fixed the dynamic timestamp filters for MDX reports
9510Fixed an issue that doing data profile in view has an infinite loop
9493
Fixed the issue of NPE when dragging out a field with advanced function,
9465
Fixed an issue where sub tabs sometimes wrapped around to a new line
9450Fixed an issue that upgrading from 7.4 Dec to Jan failed
9437Fixed incorrect standard deviation when comparing metrics in Instant Insights
9434Compare Dates is now working
9432Fix problem running Insights in report builder
9410If a source step's fields are moved around before executing a Partial Run on its target step, cached source data gets positioned properly so that it corresponds to the fields in the source step
9395Resolved an issue where placing a field with no values
9377Display raw numeric values in Filter Step
9375enable moving views and transformations to the other folder
9356Issues with Session Replication addressed
9346No more NPE on compare metrics
9354OLAP Text fields now converted to Date/Time using converters
9341Fixed a problem with reports that have both UNION and APPEND subqueries
9337Fixed an error that allowed Client Organisation users who can modify themes to modify Primary Organisation themes
9331The precision option was being used wrongly to set the row limit during execution
9318Fixed an issue where edit comment didn't work in timeline
9316Fixed an issue where editing polls in timeline didn't allow attaching polls
9277Fixed an issue where auto chart matching was not setting problem fields correctly
9276Display filter logic for 3rd party report
9202Added options for UTF-8 with and without BOM when exporting report to CSV
9190Fixed issue where attaching content overlapped some buttons
9179Add performance improvements to validating calculated fields created on some sub query reports
9176Fixed problem where charts were not being sorted Alphanumerically
9124Fixed an issue where editing between date filters and leaving values unchanged caused an error
9176Fixed problem where charts were not being sorted Alphanumerically
9124Fixed an issue where editing between date filters and leaving values unchanged caused an error
9123Different message for section
9119Smart Analysis with group fields is now working
9103Fixed an issue where histograms would break if one of the colour values was null
9086Fixed a cross site scripting vulnerability for dashboards
9085Fixed problem in the user profile editor where changing the users own password did not
9072Fixed an issue where ovelay charts would not display all of the series in it's legend
9066Null and empty values on tooltips now appear as NULL and EMPTY, and are translated to different languages.
9065On Tree map charts that only have the metric field added, the tooltip now displays the category label as the title and the value appears by itself below.
9059Fixed an issue where null values in a Raster Map dataset would cause the map to not generate
9041Fixed an issue where suppress duplicates was not working correctly
9039Changed the activity stream to hold scroll position when a new comment is added
9021The map chart legend tooltips now show the metric label as title and the intervals below it
9007Added date pickers for date and timestamp parameter filters on dashboard
8949Replace null values with "Empty Value" string
8858Fixed problem with Variance value being incorrect in Instant Insight narratives
8793Fixed an issue where bookmarks would be lost on a report with view level filters
8741Fixed NullPointerException, which probably caused an issue with saving draft reports
8683Trends on chart have been fixed such that when hovering over trend points only the trend data is shown
8653Support SQL Server repository on case-sensitive collations
8582Hide comments and activity stream on Timeline, Storyboard, Reports, Dashboard and Browse Page when 'Hide Comments' role is enabled
8541Fixed inability to show view summary when there is a problem generating the view sql
8514No more empty Auto Analysis panel and message is shown to the user
8468Heat grids are now being generated only with up to 40 vertical values, or 15 single field horizontal values, or 12 multiple field horizontal values. If any of these limits are exceeded a Treemap is generated.
8448Pre defined and SQL are now listed in Key Variable section
8437User can change the themes if he has write access to those themes and the themes are in the client org of the user's group
8399Calculating the difference with rounded numbers, correct the result
8318Addition of a new colour for GISGEOMETRY fields
8270Fixed problem with incorrect narratives in certain situations
8179Add the third and fourth dimensions into both top N explanation and min max explanation.
8170Filled out all absent (undefined) narratives
8161Fixed problem with explanations not distinguishing between different metrics
8089Prevented an exception when data did not match the date format supplied when converting text to dates or timestamps in the view
8087Co-display reports are now added only once when report is broadcasted to a group of people
8019Insights panel now uses HTML escapes for rendering values preventing executable javascript
7987Improved error handling for auto analysis
7935Fixed problem with retrieving data using calculated fields when using smart analysis
7859Add DATEHIERARCHY fields to dimension Fields list
7917Exclude fields which has only one Pvalue
7681Added narratives to Geo Polygons and Geo Point charts
7672Added delete permission check before showing Report 'Undo Changes'
7572On Drill Down and Drill Anywhere, the new field's name is being shown under compare dimension fields and under Fields to Analyse.
7565Addition of a message when filter values added or changed, when a filter is updated or removed, or when filter advanced options are closed.
7553Get data from GeoPack when there is a GeoPack link
7544Fix problem with Insights when there is no data available due to access filters.
7527When a report has sections, sub queries or rows, make Smart Analysis unavailable but show Smart Analysis icon (grey)
7525YEAR is now always shown when 'Select Specific Year' is selected
7517Addition of tooltip for Fields to Analyse values, and for Smart Analysis dropdowns on long field names and values.
7003Fixed an issue where linking brushing from a heat grid chart would result in an error on the linked chart.
6956Prevented a blank page being shown when you click the cross at the edit or clone view page
6924Fixed an issue where series not shown on a auto generated scatter chart were still appearing in the legend
6869When using a freehand SQL report as a view, fields are now shown in subsequent reports and view summary info
6237Fixed error when sharing reports to external email addresses
5996Addition of seconds, minutes, and hours
5890Fixed issue where field usage tab would be blank in view data profile results
5167Fixed an issue where sharing a storyboard in client org caused errors
4863Fixed problem with dashboard resizing when changing tabs
4661Fixed a vulnerability with associated reports on dashboard
9051Add a configurable setting for broadcast email content size limits
5628Fixed issue where xlsx report export would not replace fullwidth versions of illegal characters for sheet names
9150Fixed issue where calculated fields in subqueries which used other calculated fields in their formula would not be able to be imported without warnings/breaking the import
8737Fixed an issue where multiple stacked total labels would be visible on a chart based on a pivot report.
9366Smart Analysis charts are now shown in activity stream
Yellowfin BI 7.4 - build 20180104
7.4 December End of Month Patch
Published: 9th Jan, 2018

Enhancements: 4

7934 Added an option to hide the percentage value in pie chart tooltips. Found under Chart Settings > Style.
6301 Added functionality to import/export data transformation flows.
8128 Fixed a UI issue so that Data Transformation's data preview panel is now vertically resizable.
8917 Added a configure option to show formatted/raw data.

Resolved Issues: 81

8851 Fixed an issue on the charts page in which a help message gets permanently dismissed when clicking 'Got It!'.
8998 Added functionality to convert empty strings to null values when using the text to SQL date converter in the View Builder.
9148 Fixed an 'error building chart' when using trends on trellis and auto charts.
9028 Fixed an error related to a SQL syntax in the data transformation module.
9107 Fixed an error that occurred when opening the view summary popup on a Freehand report.
8451 Fixed an issue to generate an alert on grouping or updating group data when Auto Analysis exists.
9177 Fixed an issue where polls were editable after voting had commenced through the Timeline.
9324 Fixed an issue where steps such as TypeConversion and Calcs may cause field positions to be incorrect when config is updated or inlines are applied.
8716 Pass the correct reportId.
7908 Added a warning to alert users when data set is changed on Drill Through and ask whether to delete auto generated charts. Same warning is shown when user changes the Analysis Style (as it dismisses the drill through results).
7369 Added functionality that allows charts with trends to be imported from a previous version into Yellowfin 7.4.
8754 Added functionality to notify user when the selected metric only has a single value.
8813 Added validation in the report input step, when a report is changed to unsupported section or cross tab.
8880 Added validation to remove external dependencies when comparing fields that no longer exist.
5633 Enabled tooltip support for touch screen devices, and hybrid devices (that use both, mouse and touch).
8356 Fixed a bug so now geo fields cannout be selected for comparison.
8406 Fixed a bug where items exported were not being counted correctly.
8688 Fixed a bug which wasn't allowing data transformation flows to be saved if the "Unique Report Names" configuration option was enabled. The option is not applicable for transformation flows and hence it won't be available.
8853 Fixed a null pointer exception that occurred when a set analysis, that is used in a variance, returns no values.
8212 Fixed a problem related to average calculation in auto chart narratives when comparing metrics in Insights.
8839 Fixed a UI issue in the report input step in which the suggestion box would appear out of the popup when scrolling.
8734 Fixed an error that sometimes caused an uploaded file name to not be displayed properly after that file had been uploaded in a Data Transformation step.
8987 Fixed an issue in Data Transformation that caused table input steps to not get data from tables that are in a different schema.
8721 Fixed an issue in the Data Transformation module where filters without values would still be submitted.
8814 Fixed an issue in which entering some characters in username and wiping it off caused authentication problem.
8906 Fixed an issue in which new lines of SQL statements would disappear when running the SQL Input Step.
8172 Fixed an issue related to the average and standard deviation calculated in auto charts.
9016 Fixed an issue so that a warning is shown when creating a new assisted discovery with a previous one already existing.
8194 Fixed an issue so that granularity in narratives has been corrected to be consistent with that in the chart.
8409 Fixed an issue so that tooltips are now shown for JavaScript API charts and web services. They are rendered in the old style format.
8690 Fixed an issue so that when brushing over an empty space, an empty brushing tooltip appears to allow the user to reset results.
8928 Fixed an issue that caused step run time not to be updated in the run log summary pop up.
8830 Fixed an issue that caused the data preview panel to increase in size when switching between tabs.
8626 Fixed an issue to allow use of empty values when comparing dimensions in the Insight Wizard, and sort order of values.
8751 Fixed an issue to change filter values from the report input step for a report with user selected filters.
8666 Fixed an issue to disable Smart Analysis when a field is moved to a section. Also show a warning about existing analysis when field is moved to section.
8178 Fixed an issue to enable Auto Analysis functionality depending on user's roles.
8989 Fixed an issue when interacting with the date slider for a chart would cause an exception. This was linked to date fields that used a converter from text to date types.
8930 Fixed an issue where a field, whose type was changed to numeric through an advanced function, was used as a colour on an auto chart it would be treated as a dimension.
9321 Fixed an issue where deleting a transformation step which had an inline transformation preceding it, would cause the flow to run forever.
8920 Fixed an issue where dropdowns became wider in certain browsers.
8249 Fixed an issue where the auto chart's narratives would be displayed in the language that the JVM was set to, rather than the langauge sent by the web browser.
8815 Fixed an issue where Top and Left Panel series selection charts did not display the correct colour.
8689 Fixed an issued which resulted from missing input fields in the calculated field transformation step.
8719 Fixed conversion of BigDecimal to String when the header in worksheet is given as a number in the Google Sheets Connector.
8718 Fixed issue where transformations could be saved without delete access and fixed issue where access cache was not flushed after an access-level change on Transformations.
8651 Prevented an exception from occurring when running a date comparison insight on a date field because of its format.
8739 Resolved an issue where the sub plots on Auto and Trellis scatter charts could become unaligned with one another.
8834 Fixed a bug in the aggregation step because of which previously aggregated fields were being retained after the field was removed from the input step.
8877 Fixed an error that would occur when you attempt to save a report as a draft that has an empty canvas.
8897 Fixed an issue in the output transformation step in which using the Create Not Exists option would result in an error in the step after the first run.
8758 Fixed an issue in which when remapping fields in a flow, partial run was triggered until the output step, instead of running only until the target step.
8510 Fixed an issue so that Auto Analysis now works on charts with a calculated field in one of the axis.
8871 Fixed an issue so that the Refine insights button shows the previous analysis settings. The button is hidden when the data set has been changed.
7930 Fixed an issue that was causing more chart area than necessary to be allocated for horizontal labels on heat grids.
9062 Fixed an issue where a GeoPack layer with tooltip fields would not render.
8503 Fixed an issue where advanced analytical functions were throwing an error when performing Assisted Discovery.
8745 Fixed an issue where dimension meter chart tooltip fields were showing in the series menu under the tooltips subheading.
9061 Fixed an issue where multi layer GIS map charts were breaking.
8338 Fixed an issue where values shown in the automated insights' narratives that were being formatted by ref code where showing raw values instead of the formatted values.
8647 Resolved an issue that was causing a null pointer error when a plugin for a data transformation step was missing.
8061 Added a warning in Assisted Insights when data aggregation is changed.
8426 Added a warning prompt when deleting fields from the view which are being used by Assisted Insights.
8505 Deal with a scenario where there are no inList narratives
8335 Fixed a bug so that Auto Analysis charts are now generated in the report builder.
8589 Fixed a scrollbar issue in the configuration popup for white space inline transformations.
8804 Fixed an error in reports with trends that occured when exporting dashboard.
8587 Fixed an issue in Firefox where sometimes scrollbars would appear on the transformations page.Also fixed an issue where inline transforms list would not scroll on overflow.
8566 Fixed an issue in which when adding inline transformations to a step, the data preview panel retains scroll position.
8462 Fixed an issue so that alerts are generated when Advanced Function is created or updated.
7989 Fixed an issue to display the close button in the auto analysis panel on the chart page.
8388 Fixed an issue to hide the Insights button in the chart builder for Cross Tab reports. Also show warning when switching to Cross Tab and there are auto insights charts involved.
8063 Fixed an issue where date ranges were missing in auto chart narratives.
8726 Fixed an issue where segmented auto charts with dimension colours were not showing trend tooltips, and instead showing 'data unavailable'.
8677 Fixed an issue where the insights panel was not closing when switching sub tabs on Dashboards.
7712 Fixed an issue where tooltip hot spots for a trend were not in the correct spot for a multi metric split scatter chart. Also fixed an additional issue where the field menu to add a trend was not always on the correct field for a multi metric split scatter chart.
8733 Fixed an issue where transformation step name and description input fields would disappear if their values were empty.
8764 Fixed functionality to make the date format consistent in the Assisted Insight narrative for all chart types.
7992 Fixed sorting issues related to Assisted Discovery in which sorting was done by data order instead of series order.
7657 Removed the 'Auto Analyze' tooltip option from cross tab charts.
8296 Resolved an issue where a user tagged in content for the primary org had comments displaying in Timeline when logged into a client org.
Yellowfin BI 7.4 - build 20171031
7.4 October 31, 2017 - first release
Published: 31 Oct, 2017

No change logs provided with the first release, checkout the release notes below. 

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