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New features in Flectra 3.0

  • New UI Design

    The redesign brings substantial enhancements in usability and aesthetics. Its main objective was to elevate the overall user experience by presenting a visually captivating interface that fosters intuitive interactions.

  • Advanced search

    Easily modify existing searches and craft custom filters effortlessly with the new advanced search feature. User-created filters are inherently more efficient, directly searching on records rather than just text.

  • Confirm and cancel shortcuts

    Keyboard shortcuts for confirming (ALT/CMD+Q) or canceling (ALT/CMD+X) actions have been standardized across all applications for improved consistency.

  • Dialog validation shortcut

    Confirm dialog boxes throughout Flectra now feature the convenient CTRL+Enter keyboard shortcut for streamlined interaction.

  • Disable spell checks

    Text inputs now bypass browser spell checks when the text field isn't actively selected, enhancing user experience by reducing distractions.

  • Domain selector

    The domain selector field has been enhanced with a clearer user interface, facilitating faster data entry and improving overall usability.

  • Editor: integrate ChatGPT in powerbox

    provide the text you'd like me to work on, along with any specific instructions or prompts, and I'll assist you in generating or refining it!

  • Email bounce feedback

    Request feedback regarding the reason for the email bounce.

  • Freeze headers

    Column titles in both Kanban and List views now stay visible constantly while scrolling, ensuring easy reference and improved navigation.

  • Group by properties

    Group your records with the values of property fields.

  • Kanban: quick record creation

    In Kanban views grouped by a many-to-many relation, users can now swiftly create records directly within the respective column for enhanced efficiency.

  • Mixed stacked bar / line chart

    Enhance trend analysis on stacked bar charts by introducing a line graph that illustrates group totals, making it easier to discern patterns and trends.

  • Moveable dialog windows

    Dialog windows in Flectra now offer the flexibility to be moved around, enabling users to access and view data that might otherwise remain hidden.

  • Flectra PWA

    Transform Flectra into a Progressive Web App (PWA) for seamless installation on any device, granting users access to all the functionalities of the traditional Flectra mobile app without requiring downloads from app stores.

  • Properties support in domain selector

    Property fields are now fully searchable within the advanced search functionality, ensuring users can effectively locate and retrieve relevant information with ease.

  • Property fields in list views

    Enable the display of property fields in list view by incorporating optional columns, granting users the flexibility to customize their view according to their specific preferences.

  • Range selection shortcut

    Efficiently select or unselect ranges within list view by utilizing the Shift key in combination with mouse clicks or by employing the Up and Down Arrow keys for enhanced navigation and management of data.

  • Search property fields

    Easily search for records utilizing the property fields you've established.

  • SMS status

    Receive updates on the status of your SMS text messages to stay informed about their delivery progress.

  • Text editor: font size input

    Input any value to adjust the font size of text as per your preference.

  • Unselect all records

    Deselect all records in the list view directly from the control panel with ease.

  • "Search more" becomes "View all"

    Users now have the convenience of clicking 'View all' in dropdown menus, triggering a dialog that presents a list, thereby aiding in distinguishing between potentially identical records.

  • Avatar card preview

    Access information about a user or employee swiftly by clicking on their avatar. HR and contact details will be conveniently displayed in a card format for easy reference and accessibility.

  • Chatter: message and note translations

    Enable translations for messages and notes within the chatter, allowing for seamless communication across language barriers.

  • Date formatting on import

    Utilize custom date and datetime formats during the import process, enabling flexibility and compatibility with diverse data sources.

  • Disable opening of form view modal

    Clicking on a read-only embedded list item will no longer trigger the opening of a dialog with a form view for that item, streamlining the user experience and reducing unnecessary interactions.

  • Domain editor folding

    The domain editor now occupies less space by default and can be expanded to reveal its contents, conserving valuable screen real estate for a more streamlined userexperience.

  • Duration tracking / stage

    The form view's status pipeline now indicates the duration a task, ticket, or lead has remained in each stage, offering valuable insights into its progression.

  • Email aliases feedback

    Receive updates on the status of email aliases to stay informed about their current configuration and functionality.

  • Email template management

    Empower users to create and manage their own email templates, providing greater autonomy and customization options for their communication needs.

  • Gamification: track karma

    Track the origins of karma points in a dedicated menu, offering transparency and insight into how points are earned or allocated.

  • Human-readable numeric fields

    Developers now have the option to utilize abbreviations for numeric fields (e.g., 500k instead of 500,000).

  • List view: mass-duplicate records

    Duplicate multiple records effortlessly directly from any list view.

  • Multi-domain aliases

    Employ multiple mail domains within a single database.

  • Property fields

    Additional models now include property fields for enhanced functionality.

  • Quick user assign

    Efficiently assign or unassign users from records in kanban views with a simple click on the avatar.

  • Ratings on email templates

    Engage customers and gather feedback by incorporating ratings into your email templates.

  • Responsible fields

    Instantly assign yourself to records: your user is automatically suggested first when using "responsible" fields.

  • Separator field type

    Organize property fields into categories by implementing collapsible separator fields.

  • Stacked bar charts

    Stacked bar charts now feature a line graph showcasing group totals, facilitating simplified trend analysis.

  • Unfollow from inbox

    Unfollow threads directly from their messages in your email or Flectra inbox.

New features in Flectra 1.7.0 (Jacobin)

  • Upstream patches and Security Fixes

  • Allow admins to select chatter position (bottom or sidebar).

  • Allow enabling debug mode from environment variable FLECTRA_DEBUG_MODE

Fixes

  • #184 Inconsistent access to res.config.settings in multiple modules made only for flectra
  • #186 Error: ‘ir.mail_server’ object has no attribute ‘keep_days’ while selecting outgoing mail server in invoice template
  • #196 Unable to archive project
  • #217 Enhance and fix tests for default discount modules
  • #218 Helpdesk Stage: wrong security rule
  • #225 GitLab CI logic breaks building needed packages
  • #228 Checksum file size/check sum error on deb package 1.6.20200201
  • #230 Overlapping on multi line fields
  • #234 Debian archive InRelease hash mismatch; no packages since 03-19
  • #235 TypeError: required field "posonlyargs" missing from arguments
  • #238 Account cash rounding must be company specific
  • website_sale wrong images displayed in products view
  • rest_api when single database
  • Use of negative qty in sale orders of stock products
  • allow BOM with same template but different variants

IMP

  • [Project.Task] Remove confusing priority field from the title.

New features in Flectra 1.6.0 (Firecrown)

  • Database backup and Restore via Shell

  • Keyboard Shortcuts

  • Upstream patches and Security Fixes

Fixes

  • #155 german translation
  • #163 No access to certain terms for translation
  • #172 Flectra 1.5 Bad Request - Session expired (invalid CSRF token) at Login

New features in Flectra 1.5.0 (Rufous)

  • One Click App Install

    • Install apps directly from Flectra store with just one click via App Store Menu
    • Quick and Easy Search and Install
  • Email Digest

    • Generate Daily Digest KPI Email based on a set of rules or activities.
    • Daily, Weekly or Monthly KPI emails with the comparison
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE) Accounting Localization

    • VAT Reporting for UAE
    • Reverse Charge Mechanism
  • Automated Abandon Cart Recovery

    • Enabled automated emailing for abandoned carts for e-commerce orders
  • Inter-Company Transaction (Extra Addons)

    • Automated Sale and Purchase Transactions Between Related Companies
    • Pre Configurable Rule Set
  • Email Validation (Extra Addons)

    • DNS and SMTP based on Email Validation Tool

Fixes

  • #95 #95 Installation issue with Linux Mint 19
  • #98 Helpdesk module: Related Partner field changes user_id name and Related Partner
  • #99 Hide Helpdesk Issue Form page for not logged in visitors
  • #100 Portal User has no rights to access /my/ticket page
  • #104 Incorrect layout for billing orders
  • #105 Flectra Client Error: TypeError: Cannot read property 'id' of undefined
  • #107 Documentation Link Fix
  • #126 #131 Multi-Company Multi Accounting plan
  • #132 multiple shipment issue with PO
  • #134 oauth data error
  • #164 Wrong order of taxes in quotation

New features in Flectra 1.4.0 (Lucifer)

  • Helpdesk

    • Helpdesk backend to create helpdesk teams, create support tickets manually or via email.
    • Helpdesk_website module to create ticket via web portal
  • Recurring Documents

    • Core module to make any object and record as a recurring document
    • Additional modules recurring_sale, recurring_invoice to create recurring sale orders and invoices
  • Capital Asset Management

    • Improvement in asset management from capital management prospective
    • Better depreciation calculations, reporting and asset management
    • Asset Depreciation Reporting

Fixes

  • #77 Email Invitation Link - Missing Link / Error Traceback in Email invitation
  • #79 Printing Current view
  • #86 Broken Documentation - Fixed links with documentations
  • #87 Invalid State Code with GST for India
  • #88 Sale Advance Pricelist Installation Issue
  • #91 Point of Sale Issue for Order Creation

New features in Flectra 1.3.0 (Sunbeam)

  • Blanket Sales/Purchase Order

    A Blanket Sales/Purchase Order clearly lays out the terms and conditions of a Sales/Purchase including quantities required and when they are to be delivered.

  • Advance Pricelist Porting for Ecommerce

    Website Sale Advance Pricelist module is developed to give an advance discount, It gives functionality to Add Price Rules, Cart Rules, Coupon Rules and Discount Calculation Details Widget.

  • Stock Ageing Report

    Stock Ageing Analysis Report displays the age of the stock in hand, This report lists the age-wise break-up of Inventory to point out old stock.

  • Stock Cycle Count

    Adds the capability to schedule cycle counts in a warehouse through different rules defined by the user.

Fixes

  • #60 Thumbnail Error
  • #67 OAUTHLIB ERROR in Flectra Rest API for Windows
  • #69 Menu Edit error
  • #70 access_token header not found REST API
  • #71 ERROR IN REST API AUTHENTICATION
  • #73 REST API BUGS
  • #74 ValueError for module license opl-1
  • #75 Print current view with CTRL+P will also print the main menu
  • Invoicing
    • Fiscal Period is now visible in Invoicing Configuration
    • HSN calculation issue on gstr-2 summary
    • indian chart of account issue, gst traceback on partner form
    • singapore account tax group
  • Ecommerce
    • Search criteria can be cleared from ecommerce search bar
    • Translation Issue of Theme Selector Dropdown
    • Website Menu write() call fixed with unknown fields: 'is_homepage' while changing menu sequence on website
    • product page filter for radio button

New features in Flectra 1.2.0 (WoodStar)

  • GST Reporting for Indian Accounting

    GST tax reporting includes GSTR-1, GSTR-2 Summary Reporting and Export of the data in government specified format

  • GST-F5 Reporting for Singapore Accounting

    GST tax reporting includes GST-F5, GST-F7 summary Reporting in government specified format

  • Advance Sales Pricelist

    Pricelist supports specifying Global Discount, Cart Discount, Product Discount, Variant Discount, Category Discount for price calculations on Sale Order

  • Ecommerce Product / Product Category visibility based on partner category

    Configure access on product and categories for specific partner categories for better price visibility

  • Themes for Website

    Theme Leith: beautifully crafted new multi purpose theme for the use in CMS and Ecommerce

Fixes

  • #48 Missing image placeholder on product kanban view if product has no image
  • #50 Issue with Web Page publishing with employee rights

New features in Flectra 1.1.0 (Hermit)

  • Favorite Menu Book Marking in Search

    Set any menu as a favorite menu just by a simple click and access it from top bar easily.

  • ISO Country Code with Size of 3

    3 character ISO code for countries in order to support payment gateways

  • Shop Page Layout Variants

    3 new variants for shop : default product listing, category based navigation, blank page

  • Layered Navigation for Shop Page

    Category based navigation for shop categories

  • Website RMA (Return Merchandise Authorization)

    Accept return requests from user accounts for the online orders

  • Set Cover Image for Project

    Set unique image for quickly identify the project

  • Pycharm Templates

    Quickly develop new apps with easy to use templates for classes, views, wizards and reports

  • User Documentation

    Improved technical documentation for the developers

  • Purchase Indent

    Collect purchase indents from various sources of organization

  • Themes for Website

    Theme Hermit : beautifully crafted new multi purpose theme for the use in CMS and Ecommerce

Fixes

  • #5 Sale Report Branch Bug
  • #30 , #37 Lead Allocation Bug
  • #38 Issue with Current Adding
  • #39 "|" sign after manage databases

New features in Flectra 1.0.0 (Snowcap)

  • Intuitive User Interface

    The new and improved intuitive user interface is easy to user, mobile and tablet friendly. It is extendable in a way that organization can adjust color and font scheme according to their needs.

  • Multi Company and Multi Business Branch Support

    Flectra now supports out of box multi business branch out of box, each master and transaction record can be distinguished based on the company and branch. Access for the users can also be defined based on company and branch level.

  • RMA

    Process returns/exchanges for customers with ease. Initiate and manage RMA, keep customer informed with built-in automated email triggers.

  • Multi Website

    Create multiple website and user separate domain names, all using one single system and database. Separate configuration for each domain.

  • Auto Currency Rate Update

    Get up to date currency rates from various currency rate providers including European Central Bank, Federal Tax Administration (Switzerland) and many more.

  • REST API

    Uniform interface to connect third party apps with flectra using a stateless, client-server, cacheable communications.

  • Contract Management

    Store and Manager Business Contracts at one place, Track Expenses, Budgets and Receivables all at one place.

  • Timesheet Invoicing

    Invoice customers for hours spent for the services based on the project or contract using timesheet based invoicing.

  • Payment Follow-up

    Send automated payment reminder with different level and different text for each level of reminder.

  • Sale / Account Discount

    Set discount by % or by amount on over all sale order or invoice without going to each product line item.

  • Password Policy

    Setup password policy according to organizational needs for better security.

  • Drag & Drop Attachments

    Simply drag & drop your attachments against any record to connect all the documents with a certain record. Effortlessly pull the attached documents against any record.

  • Project Scrum

    Follow Agile based project management methodology for any project using scrum. Create sprints, milestone and much more with great ease.

  • Gantt View

    Create Gantt view for any objects, plan things efficiently and easily.

  • RTL Support

    Flectra now supports Right To Left languages like Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, Pashto and Urdu out of box.

  • Mass Email Retry

    Retry, Cancel or Delete failed emails with just one click.

  • CMS

    CMS page layout is now distributed in 6 sections, pre-header, post-header, header, body, post-footer and footer, making it easier to create themes and extensions.

  • New Themes

    Flectra comes with two built-in themes, theme_techreceptives and theme_art to get you started with CMS and Ecommerce Use.

  • Website Sale

    Core flectra has now improved features for

    • Wishlist
    • Product Quick View
    • Product Tags
    • Product Brands
    • Product Attributes
    • Product Limit Per Page
    • Product Description
    • Product Ribbon
    • Language Flag
    • Product Share Options
    • Product View Switcher

Known Issues

1. Multi website support is limited to one theme per website, same theme cannot be used multiple times for single database.

2. Gantt Chart library still not that much responsive, needs to fix some issues like designing, drag & drop in core library.

Reporting bugs

Your comments, bug reports, patches and suggestions will help fix bugs and improve the quality of future releases. Please report bugs by creating an issue at : https://gitlab.com/flectra-hq/flectra/issues

Participate in Flectra

If you would like to help shape Flectra, take a look at the list of ways you can participate at :
Community Forum: https://discuss.flectrahq.com
Live Discussion Lobby: https://gitter.im/flectrahq-erp/Lobby