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The Desktop Application supports both Tableau and PowerBI files.

Release Notes for RapidDox 9.1.3
Release Date: 24th November 2022

Bug Fixes:

  • Tableau Prep: Fix to remove the empty sections in the Tableau Prep HTML Output.
  • Tableau Prep: Fix to process the files that might not have any fields for some or all of the input nodes.
  • Tableau: Fix to use the Tableau Field Captions instead of the Tableau generated field names in the Target Filter column in the Actions section under individual dashboards section of the output.
Release Notes for RapidDox 9.1.2
Release Date: 08th November 2022

Bug Fixes:

  • Tableau Prep: Amended the code to include the input nodes of type LoadSqlProxy.
  • Tableau: Fix for the issue where the field names were displayed incorrectly in the Hierarchies & the Filters section of Worksheets.
Release Notes for RapidDox 9.1.1
Release Date: 25st October 2022

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix to use the Field Name Captions for “Field Names” in the Filters and Marks sections under individual worksheets section of the output.
  • Fix to use the Tableau Field Captions instead of the Tableau generated field names in the Target Filter column in the Actions section under individual worksheets section of the output.
Release Notes for RapidDox 9.1.0

Release Date: 21st October 2022

New Features:

  • A robust automatic upgrade algorithm has been implemented to prevent partial download of upgrade files.

Bug Fixes:

  • Tableau: Fix for the issue where the metadata related to the dashboards were not displayed in the output.
  • Tableau: Fix for the issue where some of the fields that were “used” was being reported as not used in the output .
  • Tableau: Fix for the issue where the progress details were going out of the boundary in the Windows desktop app.
  • Tableau Prep: Fix for the issue where the excel download option was not working.
  • Tableau Prep: Fix for the issue where some sections were going out of the page in the flow diagrams.
  • Fix for the issue where the Reset App button was not accessible when the login prompt was active.
  • TDS: Fix for the issue where the empty Dashboards and Worksheets section were being displayed in the word output.
Release Notes for RapidDox 9.0.2

Release Date: 8th October 2022

New Features:

  • Inclusion of Calculated Columns section in the output of PowerBI files.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix to use the Tableau Field Captions instead of the Tableau generated field names for “Calculated Fields Used” section under individual worksheets section of the output.
Release Notes for RapidDox 9.0.1

Release Date: 23rd September 2022

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix to exclude the headings Dashboards and Worksheets from the output if there are no dashboards or worksheets
  • Fix to remove the Upload HQ images step for TDS files in the Customize Output flow.
  • Fix for the Next button becoming misaligned while uploading a custom logo in the Customize Output flow
  • Fix for the custom logo image size issue in the Word output format.
Release Notes for RapidDox 9.0.0

Release Date: 27th August 2022

New Features:

  • Output generation for PowerBI files – PBIT/PBIX.
  • Tableau Output generation only for selected Dashboards and Worksheets
  • Display metadata extraction progress details in the application UI for the Tableau files (twb, twbx, tds & tdsx)
Release Notes for RapidDox 8.0.1

Release Date: 26th February 2022

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix for the missing sections in Tableau Prep Output Documentation.
Release Notes for RapidDox 8.0.0

Release Date: 21nd February 2022
Note: All existing RapidDox users must download and upgrade manually to the latest version 8.

New Features:

  • Documentation Generation for Tableau Prep Flow (TFL) files.
  • Documentation Generation for Tableau Data Source (TDS) files.
  • News & Updates feature that provides updates related to RapidDox on the Tableau Desktop and the PowerBI SaaS applications.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix for the issue where blank pages are generated when some sections are unchecked in the Customization options.
Release Notes for RapidDox 7.1.3

Release Date: 22nd December 2021

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix for the missing dashboard actions in the Microsoft Excel Documentation Output.
Release Notes for RapidDox 7.1.2

Release Date: 10th December 2021

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix for the Duplicate and Empty values in the Ouput when one of the data sources is a Tableau Prep Extract.
Release Notes for RapidDox 7.1.0

Release Date: 12th November 2021

Bug Fixes:

  • The Analyze section of the RapidDox application was made consistent with the documentation output.
Release Notes for RapidDox 6.2.0

Release Date: 27th July 2021
Note: All existing RapidDox users on version 6 or later are upgraded automatically to the latest version.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed the issue where table joins created in Tableau directly were not automatically detected by the RapidDox app.
  • The page break issue in PDF output was fixed.
  • The overlapping header issue in PDF output was fixed.
  • The tick box images were replaced on the customization screen.
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 additional column to Tables & Fields section of the documentation. All exported documentation formats including excel will now have Remote field name. Remote field name is the field name of your source
    database, having this field in 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 customization screen of RapidDox UI, output table headings in the documentation had issues with overlaps and mis alignment. This issue has been fixed now.
  • Where there are “groups” in tableau workbook, these were not identified and 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.
  • 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:

  • 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, 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 “duplicate” option in Tableau, RapidDox did not process this as a new calculated field.
  • 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 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 Settings tab for all future documentation.
  • Additional functionality was added in 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 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 PDF file.
  • Treemap for individual Dashboards can be excluded via check box within Customization screen.
  • Background Information can be excluded via check box within Customization screen.
  • An URL to video tutorials is added within 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 were modified to fit 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]).

  • Header & Footer check boxes 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”

Release Notes for RapidDox 7.1.2

Release Date: 8th November 2022

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix for the issue where the subscription was showing expired on the last day of the subscription period.
Release Notes for RapidDox 7.1.1

Release Date: 8th October 2022

New Features:

  • Inclusion of Calculated Columns section in the output of PowerBI files.
Release Notes for RapidDox 7.1.0

Release Date: 29th April 2022

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix for the issue where uploading HQ images page freezes after file selection.