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Spring 2016 Update 8 (March 20, 2016)

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March 20, 2016


The below table summarizes a list of features introduced in the release and their potential impact on your environment.

New feature

Enabled by default? Requires admin setup Contact your account executive Affects existing configuration or data Affected audience
Project Utilization

System administrators
Project Managers

New Look for Users' Profile Pictures/Avatars All users


The below table summarizes a list of issues fixed in the release.

Functional area Issue Description
Apps When installing an app, if the metadata is set to refresh by an offline job, the app cannot be enabled until the metadata is refreshed. This leads users to believe that there are errors installing the app.
Apps\DataLoader Reported duplicate holiday exceptions.
The Holiday loader app does not have any holidays beyond 2015 for India.
Apps\DocumentPublisher Document Publisher returns errors when project name contains the < - > characters.
Apps\QuickBooks Inconsistent results in Quickbooks export.
Business Rules If a validation rule is enabled, when saving a new project with just a project name, the validation rules does not run and the window closes without creating the project.
Workflow rule is triggering false posts by clicking the Required Scope field, when scope is listed in a bulleted format.
Workflow rule returns an error when using the GetPreviousValue() function.
Custom Action button is grayed out in some scenarios.
Custom Panel In a custom page with a calendar view, events open in a new tab.
In a custom page with a Calendar view, opening one of the tasks, creates a duplicate record.
Document Management An error is displayed when attempting to preview or open attached files.
GUI Theme Editor on hover split row color in grid when Freeze columns feature is enabled.
Integration Work hours logged in Jira are missing in the AdaptiveWork timesheets.
In a AdaptiveWork and SFDC integrated environment, duplicate projects are created in SFDC with the same AdaptiveWork system ID.
MS Project Export of a project to XML, doesn't export cost and revenue baseline fields.
Recycle Bin Unable to restore a project. The "Due to the size of Project, project will be restored in the background" message is displayed, but the project remains in the recycle bin.
Reports and Dashboards An error appears when trying to edit a dashboard or add a report to an existing dashboard.
When adding a new panel to a dashboard, the "System.ArgumentException: An item with the same key has already been added" error is displayed.
Dashboards do not load when using Safari or Chrome web browsers.
The Full License Users report with group by shows different results internally and when shared.
The Formula Text field with non blank filter does not work for nested If code.
After editing different sections of a dashboard, report fields reset to show all columns vs. the selected fields.
For External Collaborator, the My Engagement Summary report incorrectly displays the hours breakdown.
Exporting a report to MS Excel returns errors.
Attempting to download a report, after 10 min, returns the System.OutOfMemoryException error.
Resource Load In the Resource Load view, holiday/non-working days are not grayed out for resources.
Social An error is displayed when attempting to add a discussion post.
System Settings The Session Timeout setting is not enforced if a user has multiple AdaptiveWork tabs open in the same browser.
Templates Unable to create projects with milestones from a template. getting error "Object reference not set to an instance of an object."
Time tracking When the Stopwatch is stopped, the value is not recorded in the Duration field.
Hours in the Approvals module do not match total hours submitted in the Timesheet module.
In the Approvals module, a timesheet approval for a user displays hours as null (instead of 0).
Work items operation and calculations Impacted schedule conflict notifications appear without any reason.