Release Notes - Studio (Current channel)

June 16th, 2022 (4.10.0.current.19)

  • NEW [Split tasks] Add support for split tasks as a beta that can be turned on from System Settings Advanced Experimental.

  • NEW [Client review] New experimental setting for client review player. Enable in system settings to try the upcoming version of the client review interface with an improved workflow for notes and annotations, ghosting, flip and flop, redesigned toolbar, larger media window, collapsible sidebar and more.

  • NEW [Enterprise][Status permissions] New experimental setting for Status permissions available on the Enterprise plan. Enable it to try status permissions, allowing administrators to control how different roles may transition between statuses.

  • NEW [New web player] New experimental setting for new web player. Enable it in system settings to try the upcoming version of the player experience when playing versions and lists and selections.

  • CHANGED [Player] Disabled annotation tools for reference media in player compare mode.

  • CHANGED [Player] Replace "Review" context menu and buttons with "Play" and "Play with...".

  • CHANGED [Settings] Rename "Review settings" to "Review & player settings" and "Default player" to "Preferred player"

  • CHANGED [Entity picker] Improved performance of entity picker by caching queries.

  • CHANGED [Gantt][Theme] Update Gantt theme and styling.

  • CHANGED [Security settings] Changing password, and configuring two-factor authentication and API keys can now be done from a new "Security settings" page under My account.

  • CHANGED [API] Add thumbnail_source_id as property to ReviewSession and TypedContext.

  • FIXED [Gantt] Impossible to read second line of Gantt tooltips in some situations.

  • FIXED [Import] Creation order for objects could be resolved incorrectly during import.

  • FIXED [Overview] User cards glitches on selection in Overview.

  • FIXED [Player] Items in the link overflow menu are not clickable.

  • FIXED [Spreadsheet][Filter] Filtering on task start/due dates is not always returning correct results in certain timezones.

  • FIXED [Studio] Link to try ftrack Review should not be displayed for Studio.

April 27th, 2022 (4.10.0.current.15)

  • NEW [Gantt] Support multi-select resize of tasks in the Gantt. All selected tasks will be resized with the same number of days/hours.

  • NEW [Spreadsheet] [Note columns] Add support to switch author and date on/off for note columns in Versions and Tasks Spreadsheet.

  • CHANGED [Player] Display active media and navigation in player header when using mobile layout.

  • CHANGED [Player] Player no longer persists the selected version for a playlist group across reloads.

  • FIXED [Overview] [Timeline] Wrong hover colors are used in timeline view.

  • FIXED [Player] Review player version selector arrow has wrong color on hover.

  • FIXED [PDF Export] Escape curly braces in fields that broke PDF exports.

  • FIXED [Client review] Server error when adding AssetVersion to review with non ascii chars in the name.

  • FIXED [CustomAttributeLink] Fail to update Link Custom Attributes r/w permission setting.

  • FIXED [API] [UI] Ensure there are not whitespace characters in user email and username.

  • FIXED [Player] Join sync button can be toggled pressing space button.

  • FIXED [Player] Unable to view large annotations when clicking on timeline marker.

  • FIXED [Player] [Version Upload] Version upload indicator in the player is misaligned.

  • FIXED [Player] Navigation and version dropdown not working correctly in mobile.

  • FIXED [Collaborator] ftrack icon is not correct light color.

  • FIXED [Collaborator] The background color in the collaborator UI is off.

  • FIXED [Player] More buttons size and alignment in vertical playlist and asset version view are off.

  • FIXED [Workflow] [System Settings] Removing all statuses and / or priorities would cause ftrack to not load.

  • FIXED [Api] [Schema] Fix incorrect api schema definitions on the following entities Project, DashboardResource and ReviewSession.

March 14th, 2022 (4.10.0.current.7)

  • NEW [Client reviews] Added ability to arrange client reviews into folders.

  • CHANGED [Widget] Performance improvements to task status widget.

  • CHANGED [Jobs] Long running jobs are automatically set to failed status after 12 hours. Custom jobs created via the API are not failed automatically.

  • FIXED [Player] [Sync] Sync button gets disabled without explaining that sync limit is reached.

  • FIXED [Internal] [Player] Set Note.frame_number if available in API schema.

  • FIXED [Player] Error when loading player after resorting playlist items and then replacing contents.

  • FIXED [Player] New items added to playlist after resorting may not be visible until changing group by option.

  • FIXED [API] [OnPrem] API Key usage failed due to database incompatibility.

  • FIXED [Review] [Note] [Component] Attachments from transferred review notes are deleted if the version is removed from the session.

March 3rd, 2022 (4.10.0.current.5)

  • FIXED [API reference] Help - API Reference renders a blank page.

March 2nd, 2022 (4.10.0.current.4)

  • NEW [Player] Added mute all participants button to player interface.

  • NEW [Player] Added zoom controls to Player.

  • FIXED [Player] Player progress bar has wrong colors.

  • FIXED [Player] Note attachment background has the wrong color.

  • FIXED [Overview] Event tooltip is hard to read in light theme.

  • FIXED [Player] Fixed player navigation on mobile devices.

  • FIXED [Card] Hovering over a Card glitches and shows wrong colors.

  • FIXED [Review] Server error when transferring feedback.

  • FIXED [Importer] Import data summary page is limited to 100 items when updating data.

  • FIXED [Client review] [Transfer feedback] Transferred notes appear as written by collaborators even if setting to transfer as collaborator is turned off.

  • FIXED [Overview] Unable to add decimal values as event estimate.

  • FIXED [Review] Fixed review PDF generation for notes with external collaborators.

  • FIXED [Overlay player] "webm" media would not play in the overlay player.

  • CHANGE [Cross-project views] Update design of attribute listing in card views.

  • CHANGE [Player] Small images will be enlarged instead of being displayed at native size.

  • CHANGE [API] When resetting a api key through the "reset_remote" operation it now defaults to only resetting the users "personal" api key.

February 2nd, 2022 (4.10.0.current.1)

  • NEW [Theme] Updated color palette for the dark and light themes.

  • FIXED [System settings] Unclear that you need to press save after re-ordering items in system settings.

  • FIXED [Reports] Overlays and export options are hard to find in user and project breakdown reports.

  • FIXED [Player] Download button in the player toolbar is visible when turned off in Review Settings.

  • FIXED [Overview] Events sometimes disappear from the schedule.

  • FIXED [Overview] Numbers show a leading 0 even if you change the value.

  • FIXED [Security] Security related improvements.

January 28th, 2022 (4.9.1)

  • FIXED [Player] Improved player error handling on non existent reviews, lists and selections.

  • FIXED [Player] Download button in the player toolbar is visible when turned off in Review Settings.

  • FIXED [Client review] Added input required validation on client review guest name entry.

  • FIXED [Feedback] Feedback from previous versions not shown when all versions checked if they are not present in playlist.

  • FIXED [Importer] Fix issue where object type could be changed during import.

  • CHANGE [Player] Add support for playing lists of objects.

  • CHANGE [Player] [Feedback] Make all versions selection stateful between page reloads.

  • CHANGE [Google login] Google login will always show prompt to select account.

January 10th, 2022 (4.9.0)

  • CHANGE [Task spreadsheet] Project navigation (outliner) will no longer show progress on very large projects.

  • FIXED [SAML] Login via SAML/SSO does not work from ftrack connect and cineSync Play if not already logged in.

  • FIXED [Client review] Notes written by collaborators appear as written by Unknown.

  • FIXED [Client review] Client review links are not working if user is an internal ftrack user but deactivated.

  • FIXED [Client review] Notes that have been transfered using transfer feedback appear as if they were written by the user who did the transfer.

  • FIXED [Client review] Related notes are not always appearing as expected when using the all versions filter.

  • FIXED [Manage users] Unable to delete a user if a dashboard is shared with the user.

  • FIXED [Security] Security related improvements.

December 9th, 2021 (4.9.0.rc)

  • NEW [Overview] [Filtering] Filter object and asset version cross-project views and note boards on related objects in the project hierarchy and their attributes.

  • NEW [Overview] [Filtering] Add filter support for lists, reviews and links to cross-project views.

  • NEW [Custom attribute links] [Spreadsheet] Allow grouping on Custom Attribute Links.

  • NEW [API] Expose the attribute `ancestors` on the entity `Asset`.

  • NEW [Player] Added filter to vertical playlist.

  • NEW [Player] Added approvals and interactions tab to player.

  • NEW [Client review] Share client review from within the player.

  • NEW [Client review] Manage client review settings from within the player.

  • NEW [Client review] Display playlist grouped on asset, parent (e.g. shot) or as a flat list.

  • NEW [Client review] Manage client review playlist from within the player.

  • NEW [Client review] Client reviews are now using the internal player for ftrack users and the collaborator player for collaborators. ftrack users get access to more feature in the review such as version info and admin features.

  • NEW [Export] New option "exclude tasks" available for exports.

  • NEW [Client review] Option to set client review availability to always open or closed for external guests.

  • FIXED [Player] Multiple bug fixes in the web player.

    • Collaborators cannot see attachments in a review.

    • Splash video loading race condition.

    • Entity picker should not allow deselecting disabled items.

    • Sync disconnects when tabs are backgrounded.

  • FIXED [Overview] [Timeline] When filtering projects or users in overview timeline, empty state is not shown when no matches.

  • CHANGE [OnPrem] Audit logs are now enabled by default.

  • CHANGE [Settings] Display api key `id` on access key settings page.

  • CHANGE [Audit logs] Include api key information in audit logs.

  • CHANGE [Player] Removed statuses from the Avatars in a Review.

  • CHANGE [API] A new Collaborator entity has been introduced and there are changes to ReviewSessionObjectStatus and ReviewSessionInvitee objects where a new resource_id attribute has been added. The new changes are expected to be backwards compatible to a best effort. Tools using the ftrack API to create ReviewsSession objects should be updated to set resource_id on ReviewSessionObjectStatus and ReviewSessionInvitee.

  • CHANGE [Client review] The legacy client review interface that could be enabled via system settings has been removed.

December 2nd, 2021 (4.8.11)

  • FIXED [Storage summary] [System settings] Storage summary is sometimes displayed incorrectly in system settings.

  • FIXED [Export] Client review PDF export does not rendered correctly.

November 23rd, 2021 (4.8.10)

  • FIXED [Worker] [Notification] [OnPrem] Incorrect error handling during job pre/post flight could result in zombie workers.

  • FIXED [Export] Fix word wrapping for Chinese, Japanese and Korean characters in PDF exports.

  • FIXED [Export] PDF export does not always render correctly when Chinese, Japanese or Korean characters are included.

  • FIXED [List] Error when loading lists view.

November 11th, 2021 (4.8.8)

  • FIXED [Database] [OnPrem] MariaDB Galera replication issues with triggers.

November 1th, 2021 (4.8.7)

  • CHANGED [Lists] Editing rows directly under lists in the web UI is now available again.

  • FIXED [Client review] Transferred annotations are missing after transferring again.

October 18th, 2021 (4.8.6)

  • CHANGED [Custom attribute links] Improved search when using the custom attribute links entity picker.

  • FIXED [Job] Deleting a job also deleted the components associated with the job.

  • FIXED [Storage] Triggers used to calculate storage usage could cause dead lock.

October 8th, 2021 (4.8.5)

  • CHANGED [LDAP] Better error message when adding or updating user with already existing email or user name.

  • CHANGED [cineSync Play] Changed name of desktop player to cineSync Play and have setting available by default.

October 4th, 2021 (4.8.4)

  • FIXED [Player] Added support for new desktop player cineSync Play.

September 23th, 2021 (4.8.3)

  • FIXED [Overview] Using project filter on Asset version views result in error.

  • FIXED [API] Creating components can sometimes result in a database exception.

September 22th, 2021 (4.8.2)

  • FIXED [Custom attributes] [Overview] Error when filtering on custom attributes in Overview.

  • FIXED [Outliner] Ctrl/Cmd click causes outliner tree to expand forever.

  • FIXED [Custom attributes] Error when using unicode characters in expression attribute.

  • FIXED [Tasks page] Fixed issue with rendering grouped dates with wrong timezone.

September 15th, 2021 (4.8.1)

  • NEW [Custom attributes] [Overview] Custom attribute links now supports filtering and displaying "from" relations in Overview.

  • FIXED [Overview] Dates displayed in overview doesn't account for time zone.

  • FIXED [Custom attributes] [Entity picker] Dates show alt text with '[Object object]' on hover.

  • FIXED [Custom attributes] [Entity picker] Long names break entity picker layout.

September 6th, 2021 (4.8.0)

  • NEW [Custom attributes] New custom attribute link type is now generally available and nog longer an experimental feature. There are some changes to it after graduating from experimental, read the migration notes if you have already started using this feature.

  • NEW [API] [Actions] [Form] New option `force_selection` added to the enumerator dropdown list form widget. When set to true the user may only select one of the

    predefined options.

  • FIXED [Export] [PDF] Chinese characters not displayed correctly when exporting a pdf.

  • FIXED [Web player] Web player can expire very soon after it has been started.

  • FIXED [Tasks page] [Versions page] Filter button is now bigger and easier to click.

  • FIXED [API] Exception when using default projections for UserType.

  • FIXED [CSV] [Import] Improved the reliability of csv importer, and clearified import issues.

  • FIXED [Audit] [Login] Non-ascii/Unicode username breaks audit logger at login.

  • FIXED [Review] Unable to upload media to a review after switching from ftrack review to ftrack studio.

  • FIXED [Player] Fixed layout issues in Chrome.

  • CHANGED [Authentication] User may now log in using either email or username in the login form.

  • CHANGED [Storage] The instances column was removed from the custom attributes list view in system settings.

  • CHANGED [Storage] Storage usage for each location is now displayed on the Location configuration page.

July 8th, 2021 (4.7.0.current.17)

  • FIXED [Custom attribute links] A `CustomAttributeLinkConfiguration` created for a specific project would result in server error when queried.

  • FIXED [Review] Fixed missing approval status bar in client review horizontal playlist.

July 6th, 2021 (4.7.0.current.16)

  • FIXED [Review] Fixed Chrome IME bug in new notes editor.

  • FIXED [Import] Column based import creates tasks even if bid is not set.

  • FIXED [Export] Exported custom attribute values are sometimes rendered incorrectly.

  • FIXED [Player] Fixed Playlist version ordering in Player and Play All/Play Selection ordering issues.

  • CHANGED [Player] Added support for launching the player directly from a context such as Task or Shot or a selection of shots and tasks.

June 28th, 2021 (4.7.0.current.10)

  • NEW [Web player] The new player (previously experimental) is now the default web player in ftrack. The new player is more feature rich than the old player, it is however possible to switch back to the old player from system settings. Adds vertical playlist to Studio player, with Group By (none/asset/parent) and playlist re-ordering functionality. Adds version selectors to redesigned horizontal and vertical playlists. Updates playlist items to include task and asset version statuses.

  • FIXED [Export] Group value not visible in exported files.

  • FIXED [Player] [Russian] Can not post feedback when in sync with UI in Russian.

  • FIXED [API] Ensure project_schema can not be changed to None.

  • FIXED [Spreadsheet] When the tasks spreadsheet contains a lot of data and is loaded "collapsed", some number attributes will render a 0.00 instead of an empty value.

  • FIXED [API] Ensure project_schema can not be changed to None.

  • CHANGED [External players] RV and Hiero player options are now disabled by default and need to be enabled from System settings - Review.

June 14th, 2021 (4.7.0.current.7)

  • NEW [API] [Actions] [Form] An action can now specify the label for the "submit" button when responding with a form by providing the key `submit_button_label`.

  • NEW [API] An API reference is now available from the profile menu.

  • NEW [Spreadsheet] Support grouping by parent entities attributes and custom attributes in the task spreadsheet.

  • NEW [Spreadsheet] [Import] Add support for import and update data based on Id. This allows users to update tasks and other objects based on their Id in ftrack.

  • NEW [Overview] Add lists attribute to Task and Version cross-project views.

  • NEW [Experimental player] Studio player asset information sidebar redesigned. You can now change related task status, see lists the version is included in and custom attributes from the asset.

  • NEW [Custom attribute links] Added support for custom attribute links. Link is a new type of custom attribute that can be used to represent relations between entities in ftrack. The first version of custom attribute links is experimental and must be enabled via System settings. This version includes API and viewing support in the web interface.

  • CHANGED [LDAP] Ldap library was updated, but should not result in any required changes.

  • CHANGED [API] Exposed UserType schema in the API with relations on User object.

  • FIXED [Tasks page] [Web interface] Unable to set bid on milestones using the tasks spreadsheet.

  • FIXED [API] Quoted variable values should always be treated as strings.

  • FIXED [Studio] Users without access to My tasks do not end up on Overview even if they have access when loading ftrack.

  • FIXED [Client review] Unable to clone a review session with existing collaborators.

  • FIXED [Capacity forecast] Capacity forecast export job description does not contain filename.

  • FIXED [Player] [PDF] PDF may not work as expected for OnPrem installations.

  • FIXED [CSV] [Import] Strip spaces from the beginning and end of imported data and default Bid hours to 0.0 if an empty value is given.

May 17th, 2021 (4.7.0.current.2)

  • NEW [Studio] [Forecast] Export Capacity Forecast report as CSV.

  • NEW [Spreadsheet] Filter on multiple task names in the Tasks spreadsheet using the quick filter by separating the task names with a comma. ie. shot01, shot04

  • NEW [Localization] [Web interface] Support for Korean localization.

  • NEW [Spreadsheet] The task spreadsheet "quick filter" now allows searching across the full hierarchy and is no longer limited to only tasks.

  • NEW [API] ListObject entity type is now accessible through the API.

  • CHANGED [Password] Passwords are now checked against a "common" password list. In addition there are new options in the "System Settings-Security-Settings" allowing you to enforce a minimum password length as well as "strong passwords". If "strong passwords" are enabled passwords will be required to contain upper and lowercase alphabetic characters, at least one digit and one punctuation character ie !"#$%&\'()*+,-./:;<=>?@[\\]^_`{|}~</=>

  • CHANGED [License] [Web interface] Update license warnings with link to Settings page.

  • CHANGED [Notifications] [Jobs] The inbox and jobs in the top meny will now only show an indication when there is anything new, not the actual count. Only unread notifications and jobs from the past 30 days will trigger the indication.

  • FIXED [Studio] [Forecast] [Timezone] Wrong week numbers are displayed in time zones with a negative time zone offset.

  • FIXED [Review player] Can accidentally select player element.

  • FIXED [Review player] Chinese characters does not render in Review PDF.

  • FIXED [Inbox] Inbox include project specific groups in message recipients selector.

  • FIXED [Insights] Statuses only used in a workflow schema overrides for task types missing from the insights creation dialog.

  • FIXED [Audit] Use `X-Forwarded-For` as opposed to `X-Forwarded-Host` header to get the original ip.

  • FIXED [Project breakdown report] Filtering on a group in the project breakdown report does not work.

  • FIXED [API] Escape "special" characters in urls passed to the image scaling service.

  • FIXED [API] Underscore in object types name raises an error when used in API queries.

  • FIXED [CSV] Issues interpreting doublequote.

  • FIXED [API] Deduplication issue when querying and filtering on the same entity type.

  • FIXED [Events] When setting a project to private users with access did not receive events without reconnecting.

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