Release Notes

brix:papilio Version 7.0

Date: 18th Feb 2019


With today's release of brix:papilio 7.0, most of the customer requests and optimizations of our W2P application could be implemented.

1. Features for all users

1.1 User Interface

Additional columns containing order information can now be selected in the list of purchase orders.

Additional Columns for Pruchase orders

1.2 Extended design options

1.2.1 Order Template

The setting options for purchase orders have been extended.

Order setting options

1.2.2 Post-Rendering Template

The post-rendering information can now also be entered during the order process.

Input of post rendering information

1.2.3 Rendering options

While ordering, the user can choose between different render profiles.

Rendering options

1.3 Further application optimizations

1.3.1 Setting a minimum and maximum date for the ordering period

In the template menu under order information you are able to add a minimum or maximum of days related to the order period.

Set a min / max date for ordering

1.3.2 Insert a template supplement while downloading the order

A supplement containing additional information about the template can be inserted during the download process.

Edit additional information about the template while downloading

1.3.3 Enter individual text in predefined text fields

Individual text can now be entered in non-editable text fields between the curly brackets.

Enter individual texts

2. Features for Layouter / Graphic Designer

2.1 Menu Items

2.1.1 New Filter «un-used»

It is now possible to display unused elements using the "unused" filter.

Show unused elements by filtering

2.1.2 Edit text stile in user interface

The design possibilities of the text style have split into user-friendly tabs with the corresponding settings.

Tabs for text stiles

2.2 Text style editing

2.2.1 Text style editing - line colour

In the font tab of the text style editor, the line color can be set and if required additional colors can be added to the selection list.

Text stile editing

2.2.2 Text style editing - text highlight colour

Under the font tab of the text style editor, the text highlighting colour can be chosen as well as the offset.

Chose the colour to highlight the text

2.2.3 Text style editing - Whitespace spacing

Under the register behaviour in the text style editor the minimum and maximum whitespace spacing can be entered.

Edit the whitespace spacing

2.2.4 Text style editing - Fill colours

An alternative fill colour for marking text can be set under the miscellaneous tab of the text style editor. Other colours can also be added to the selection list.

Chose the fill colour for marking text parts

2.2.5 Text style editing - Tabs

The alignment of the text can now be set to left, centre or right under the Tabulator tab in the text style editor. Up to 5 options are available to adjust the spacing and text alignment.

Set text alignment

2.3 Element style editing

2.3.1 Element style editing - Rendering option for empty text elements

With this option empty text elements can be excluded from rendering under the text style tab.

Rendering option for empty text elements

2.3.2 Element style editing - Scale Minimum Font Size

The scaling of the minimum font size can be set globally or locally under the tab general.

Set scale minimum for the font size globally or locally

2.3.3 Element style editing - blend mode for background colour

Under the tab general you can set the blend mode for the background colour of the element.

Set blend mode for background colour

2.3.4 Element style editing - Opacity

Under the tabs general and box, the background opacity colour for the blend mode of the element or the frame filling can be set.

Opacity settings

Frame fill colour

2.3.5 Text group editing

A wider range of inline elements has been added to text group editing.

Edit Textgroups

2.4 Menu templates

2.4.1 Improved presentation of the template list

The template list is now arranged cleaner. The columns to be displayed can be selected.

View template list

2.4.2 Setting the printing and cutting marks

In the template editing mode, under step 4 post-rendering you can enter the length of the printing and cutting marks per template or order.

Edit print and cut marks

2.5 Set Focal Point

Allows to set one Focal Point per image, in the DAM and in Papilio. Setting the focus overwrites the setting on the element.

2.5 Set Focal Point

The layouter is now able to create his own render profiles.

Set rendering profiles

3. Features for Administrators

3.1. Name and Title – New Menu

In the new "Name and Title" menu, all labels are clearly listed in the defined languages. The desired languages can be shown and hidden for faster display.

Display languages in the menu

The action edit can be used to enter the correct translation of the labels for the defined languages.

Edit language for labels

3.2 Menu: Groups

The user group interface has been adapted to be clear and user-friendly.

Clear group interface

Under the group editing a selection list with sample publications is available, which can be added to the user group.

Edit the user group

3.3 Menu: Users

In the new user interface, the columns to be displayed can be selected and the users can be edited directly via actions.

Change user settings via actions

Edit user settings

3.3.1 Create new user

When creating a new user, the initial group administrator rights are taken over.

Permission settings

You can choose between all, none or toggle.

Permission setting icons

In addition, the role "Graphic Designer" is available for creating a new user.

Set role of the user

3.4 Templates

3.4.1 Extended display of field names for administrators

To give administrators a better overview of template names and template group labels, you can separate the names and labels with the | character. The front part of the label is displayed to the users, the back part serves the administrator and is only displayed to him.

Extended fieldname displaying option

3.4.2 Selectable template group

The template group can now also be selected in step 1 "General" under template editing.

Choos a specific template group

3.4.3 Display of order information without modification by the user

Individual fields for order information can be deactivated. This allows information from selection lists to be displayed without the values being changed by the user.

Disable changes of values per users

3.4.4 Clone templates

The administrator can now also clone linked templates.

3.5 Statistic

3.5.1 Access of group administrators to the Statistics menu

Group administrators can also view the statistics depending on their permissions.

3.5.2 Pivot table extended to 9 dimensions

Up to 9 dimensions are available for compiling the evaluation.

Dimension options

3.5.2 More dimension for statistical analysis

To create a statistic analysis you can additionally select "number of copies" as dimension.

Dimensions for statistics

3.6 Further optimizations

3.6.1 Elements - Editing the default values

Im Menü Elemente kann mit dem Button Editbutton der Vorgabewert direkt angepasst werden.

Edit default values

3.6.2 Create direct connections in element editing

For editing the elements, direct connections for values related in 1 to 1 can be set as an option.

Edit relations

3.6.3 Element style - avoid word separations

To avoid word separations, the font size scaling can be selected locally in addition to global.

Avoid word seperations by font size scaling

3.6.4 Asign rendering profiles to Templates

Available render profiles can be assigned by the administrator on the template

Asign render profile to a template

3.6.5 Element specifications

On the DAM elements it is possible to specify whether they depend on the colour space and/or the language.

Element relation

4. Modul-Updates

Module updates are automatically made available to all customers with a corresponding update contract and all SaaS customers who have licensed the affected modules.

4.1 Papilio DAM Module compatible with Celum 5+

The Papilio DAM module is now compatible with CELUM 5+ and supports the CELUM 5 infofields.

4.2 Keyword filter

Keyword filters can also be used via node referencing fields.

5. Technical Improvements / Notes

5.1 Papilio-Integration in CELUM DAM

The Papilio integration in CELUM DAM allows users to trigger orders directly in CELUM DAM. The context menu "Order with W2P" in CELUM DAM opens the order dialog of Papilio, where the usual details for the order are entered.

Place an order out of CELUM DAM

After sending the order, the finished document is ready for download in CELUM DAM. It is displayed directly in the folder set up.

5.2 Application

5.2.1 Max PDF size for emails to print service providers

The size of the PDF attachment sent by email to the print provider is now configurable. The maximum value up to which a document is sent can be set, the default value is 0.

5.2.2. Values for the printer can be stored directly in the PDF

Values from the order are stored as keywords in the PDF, so the printer no longer has to read the data, it can extract them directly from the PDF.

5.2.3 Individual bitmap and vector fonts

It is possible to define individual bitmap and vector fonts.

5.2.4 Reuse of order information

The content of already placed orders can be reused when ordering another template.

5.2.5 Import text from external sources

Import any reference texts from external sources. This eliminates the need to synchronize data with Papilio, e.g. address data.

5.2.6 Forward Orders

Forwarding of orders possible within the own user group.

5.3 Function - SAML

The SAML function for SSL and mapping on import request has been implemented.

5.4 Configuration - Deactivate default delivery address

The default address for the delivery can be deactivated in the template editing section under Orders.

Deactivate delivery address

5.5 E-Mails

5.5.1 Individual email header

It is now possible to configure an individual "header" for the emails.

5.5.2 Support E-mail

The email address for error messages can be configured.

5.5.3 Traceability of e-mail messages

E-mail messages can be traced.