Release Notes – RapidDox for Tableau

Release Notes for RapidDox 6.02

Release Date: 29th September 2020
Note: All existing RapidDox users on version 6 or later are upgraded automatically to the latest version.

Enhancement:

  • Enhanced functionality to let users click on the “Reset App” button without providing the login credentials.

Release Notes for RapidDox 6.01

Release Date: 25th September 2020
Note: All existing RapidDox users on version 6 or later are upgraded automatically to the latest version.

Bug:

  • A backend processing issue was fixed

 

Release Notes for RapidDox 6

Release Date: 18th September 2020
Note: All existing RapidDox users must download and upgrade manually to the latest version 6.

Enhancements

  • New clean UI
  • UI Dark Mode
  • Users do not have to provide a license key when registering on the desktop app
  • Users can use the same login credentials of the RapidDox website on the desktop app as well
  • “Reset App” button added in the Settings tab to clear the local cache when users face a login issue on the RapidDox desktop app

 

Release Notes for RapidDox 5

Release Date: Q1- Q3 2020
Note: All existing RapidDox users with older versions are upgraded automatically to the latest version.

Enhancements & Bug fixes

  • Pivoted sheet names in Dashboard filter section from comma-separated to multiple rows
  • During the license key activation process, the Back button and Done button do not work
  • When a calculated field was duplicated to create a new calc field in tableau, duplicated fields were not recognized in RapidDox

 

Release Notes for RapidDox 4

Release Date: 2019
Note: All existing RapidDox users with older versions are upgraded automatically to the latest version.

Enhancements & Bug fixes

  • Tooltip text in Tableau dashboards was not captured by RapidDox
  • Worksheets used in Tableau Dashboard Tooltip were documented as unused in RapidDox
  • A field used in the calculated field was documented as unused in RapidDox
  • Enhanced calculated fields text format with colors and carriage returns to match Tableau format

 

Release Notes for RapidDox 2.6

Release Date: 28th November 2018
Note: All existing RapidDox users with older versions are upgraded automatically to the latest version.

Enhancements & Bug Fixes

    • Remote Field name has been added as an additional column to the Tables & Fields section of the documentation. All exported documentation formats including excel will now have a Remote field name. The remote field name is the field name of your source database, having this field in the documentation and excel export will help users with data governance and audits.

Bug Fixes:

  • In excel output, proper user defined calculated field name is now exported. Previous to this fix, tableau backend calculated field name was displayed eg: [Calculation_999598725434293oo]
    When users reordered any of the sections in the customization screen of RapidDox UI, output table headings in the documentation had issues with overlaps and misalignment. This issue has been fixed now.
  • Where there are “groups” in the tableau workbook, these were not identified and the summary stats count was incorrect. This issue has been fixed with this release.
    In some cases, dimensions and measures were not identified and documented correctly. This issue was also fixed in this release.

Release Notes for RapidDox 2.5

Release Date: 5th April 2018
Note: All existing RapidDox users with older versions are upgraded automatically to the latest version.

Enhancements & Bug Fixes

    • Data Source filters are now included in documentation as a new feature.
    • Overall and Dashboard stats were added as a new feature to the documentation.

Sample Workbook Summary Stats screenshot for reference:

Sample Dashboard Summary Stats screenshot for reference:

Bug Fixes:

  • Tableau 10.4 & 10.5 processing issues were fixed.
  • The overlapping headings issue was fixed.

Release Notes for RapidDox 2.4

Release Date: 11th October 2017
Note: All existing RapidDox users with older versions are upgraded automatically to the latest version.
Bug Fixes:

  • A bug that was introduced with v2.3 is fixed where the new users weren’t able to access RapidDox.

Release Notes for RapidDox 2.3

Release Date: 9th October 2017
Note: All existing RapidDox users with older versions are upgraded automatically to the latest version.
Bug Fixes:

  • The PPT export button wasn’t working.
  • Where the data source is Excel Tables & Fields and Unused fields section weren’t populated.
  • Documentation is missing out worksheets related info where the individual worksheets were not used in Dashboards in the workbook.
  • French Language issues have been fixed.

Release Notes for RapidDox 2.2

Release Date: 11th September 2017
Note: All existing RapidDox users with older versions are upgraded automatically to the latest version.
Bug Fixes:

  • Some Tableau files get stuck at 70% processing.
  • When exported to Excel, the Used column is populated with “Yes” even though some of the fields were not used.

Release Notes for RapidDox 2.1

Release Date: 15th July 2017
Note: All existing RapidDox users with older versions are upgraded automatically to the latest version.
Bug Fixes:

  • “Unused fields” section was displaying used fields as well in some cases.
  • Workbook processing in RapidDox in some cases gets stuck at 20%.
  • Headings / Titles for some tables were overlapping.
  • When a new calculated field was created using the “duplicate” option in Tableau, RapidDox did not process this as a new calculated field.
  • The issue with Measure Names is fixed in 2.1. All fields in Columns / Rows shelves are documented. Where there is a Measure Name, individual fields selected within Measure name are documented.
  • Parameters were showing up in the Calculated fields section.
  • Remove prefix and suffix (example: “none: [DT Column] : ok”, now this field is displayed as “[DT Column]”) in columns and rows section.

Release Notes for RapidDox 2.0

Release Date: 25th March 2017
Note: All existing RapidDox users with older versions are upgraded automatically to the latest version.

New Enhancements

Header & Footer:

    • Defaults can be set in the Settings tab for all future documentation.
    • Additional functionality was added in the Customize screen of the UI to override the default Header & Footer info, while you are customizing the documentation. So, you can exclude or include and edit the Header & Footer while customizing and without going to the Settings tab.

Importing High-Quality images from a PDF:

    • Now you will be able to import not only dashboard images but worksheets & story boards as well.
    • If a High-Quality image from PDF is not selected within RapidDox UI, thumbnail generated (if any) by Tableau will be published in the output automatically.
    • Storyboard Images — Images of Individual tabs within a story board can now be selected within RapidDox UI when imported from a PDF file.
    • Treemap for individual Dashboards can be excluded via checkbox within the Customization screen.
    • Background Information can be excluded via a checkbox within the Customization screen.
    • An URL to video tutorials is added within the Customization screen.

Worksheet Section
Additional information for each Tableau worksheet:

  • Filters used in each Tableau worksheet.
  • Marks on each Tableau worksheet.
  • Data Source(s) used in Tableau worksheet. Where a worksheet has blends, multiple data sources information is documented.
  • Fields used in Columns / Rows shelves are documented. Where there is a Measure Name, individual fields selected within Measure name are documented.

Outputs

  • Headers are repeated when the information is broken into multiple pages.
  • Additional info for Unused Section
    • Unused Parameters
    • Unused calculations
    • Unused Hierarchies
    • Unused Sets
    • Unused Groups
  • MS Word output formatting is now enhanced.
    • Unwanted blank pages handled in the dashboard section and before & after the worksheet treemap diagrams
    • Removed unnecessary white spaces between sections
    • Maintained consistency of colors for text
    • Column width was modified to fit the contents
  • Storyboard title-centered to the page vertically in PDF export

Corrected Issues

    • Tableau Backend Parameter name is replaced with the alias or user defined name.

Example:

[Sales]*(1-[Parameters].[Parameter 2])*(1+[Parameters].[Parameter 1])
Now RapidDox output looks like this:
[Sales]*(1-[Parameters].[Churn Rate])*(1+[Parameters].[New Business Growth]).

  • The header & Footer checkboxes functionality issue is now fixed in Customization Screen.
  • Replaced Calculated field tableau backend name with its alias/caption where applicable.
    Example: [Calculation_0431120232929099] replaced with “GDP per Capita”

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