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projectdoc Toolbox 4.1

Today we released version 4.1 of the projectdoc Toolbox for Confluence!

projectdoc supports agile teams creating and maintaining project documentation. It provides templates and tools to improve the collaboration of team members.

This release provides new features, improvements and bug fixes.

In case you are also using the Web API Extension and doctype add-ons, please update these apps also to their latest version!

For more details refer to projectdoc Toolbox 4.1 Release Notes.

New Feature

Improvement

  • [PDAC-1132] - Support Different Modes for Instance Finding for Wiki Link Macro
  • [PDAC-1133] - Support Smaller View in Edit-Mode for WikiLink-Macro
  • [PDAC-1134] - Hide Aside Panels without Content
  • [PDAC-1135] - Control Related Information Intro Text for Aside Macro
  • [PDAC-1137] - Render Name for Wiki Link Macro
  • [PDAC-1138] - Improve Support for Integration with Scroll PDF
  • [PDAC-1141] - Render Title for Name in Transclusion per Default
  • [PDAC-1143] - Provide Time of Day as Artificial Property
  • [PDAC-1148] - Abbreviated Argument Specification for Date Functions
  • [PDAC-1149] - Replace Values Parameter Fix
  • [PDAC-1152] - Support Greater Than and Less Than for Where Constraints

Bug

  • [PDAC-1130] - Render preview for Document Property Table Macros
  • [PDAC-1131] - Support Page Title with Space Key by Wiki Link Macro
  • [PDAC-1136] - Support of Umlauts in Autocomplete
  • [PDAC-1139] - Tooltip rendering with Wiki Link Macro
  • [PDAC-1145] - Render Recursion Detection in Tour Macro
  • [PDAC-1150] - Wiki Link fails on Page Titles with Apostrophe
  • [PDAC-1151] - Wiki Link URL Construction Fails





Today we released version 1.8 of the Doctype Maven Plugin to create doctypes for the projectdoc Toolbox!

The plugin for Maven allows to generate add-ons for Confluence with page blueprints and space blueprints based on the projectdoc Toolbox.

The projectdoc Toolbox supports agile teams creating and maintaining project documentation. It provides templates and tools to improve the collaboration of team members.

The main new feature of this release is the support of Category Trees.

Release Notes

New Feature

Improvement

  • [DTSMP-44] - Support Short Name Queries
  • [DTSMP-45] - Support empty Aside Panels
  • [DTSMP-46] - Allow Descriptions to Categories


Tip: Search Functions

Today we added a new tip on

Search Functions

for the projectdoc Toolbox.


The tip shows how to use the name of the current user and the current date to constrain queries with the Display Table Macro.


What is projectdoc?

The projectdoc Toolbox is a collection of a large number of tools to help teams to create modular, agile documentation collaboratively and with fun. The toolbox is an add-on for Confluence and is available on the Atlassian Marketplace.

The tools in the projectdoc Toolbox consist basically of macros, doctypes, and a handful of conventions. The number of these tools is overwhelming, especially for new users.

One Tip at a Time

Learning a new tool is not easy because users need to get their tasks done. Learning a new tool takes time, time that is not available.

Learning by tips - one tip at a time

Users learn some interesting aspects of projectdoc by reading one tip at a time. The tips show aspects of projectdoc and link to resources to learn more about a specific top - just in case.

Feedback welcome!

If you have questions or comments, please get in touch!

projectdoc Toolbox 4.0.3

Today we released version 4.0.3 of the projectdoc Toolbox for Confluence!

projectdoc supports agile teams creating and maintaining project documentation. It provides templates and tools to improve the collaboration of team members.

This release provides improvements and bug fixes.

For more details refer to projectdoc Toolbox 4.0.3 Release Notes.

Bug

  • [PDAC-1114] - Fix Table Cell Alignment
  • [PDAC-1129] - Allow Feature Read Access to logged in User

Improvement

  • [PDAC-1126] - Preview of Properties Marker Macro in User Templates
  • [PDAC-1127] - Obey Whitelist for HTML Metadata Parser
  • [PDAC-1128] - Help text should mention Image




Tip: Support Recalling

Today we added a new tip on

Support Recalling

for the projectdoc Toolbox.

The tip shows some aspects of the new Autocomplete feature.


What is projectdoc?

The projectdoc Toolbox is a collection of a large number of tools to help teams to create modular, agile documentation collaboratively and with fun. The toolbox is an add-on for Confluence and is available on the Atlassian Marketplace.

The tools in the projectdoc Toolbox consist basically of macros, doctypes, and a handful of conventions. The number of these tools is overwhelming, especially for new users.

One Tip at a Time

Learning a new tool is not easy because users need to get their tasks done. Learning a new tool takes time, time that is not available.

Learning by tips - one tip at a time

Users learn some interesting aspects of projectdoc by reading one tip at a time. The tips show aspects of projectdoc and link to resources to learn more about a specific top - just in case.

Feedback welcome!

If you have questions or comments, please get in touch!


Tip: Changing Names

Today we added a new tip on

Changing Names

for the projectdoc Toolbox.

The tip shows how to use the Web API Extension of the projectdoc Toolbox to change document property values.

What is projectdoc?

The projectdoc Toolbox is a collection of a large number of tools to help teams to create modular, agile documentation collaboratively and with fun. The toolbox is an add-on for Confluence and is available on the Atlassian Marketplace.

The tools in the projectdoc Toolbox consist basically of macros, doctypes, and a handful of conventions. The number of these tools is overwhelming, especially for new users.

One Tip at a Time

Learning a new tool is not easy because users need to get their tasks done. Learning a new tool takes time, time that is not available.

Learning by tips - one tip at a time

Users learn some interesting aspects of projectdoc by reading one tip at a time. The tips show aspects of projectdoc and link to resources to learn more about a specific top - just in case.

Feedback welcome!

If you have questions or comments, please get in touch!

projectdoc Toolbox 4.0

Today we released version 4.0 of the projectdoc Toolbox for Confluence!

projectdoc supports agile teams creating and maintaining project documentation. It provides templates and tools to improve the collaboration of team members.

This release provides Aspects, Autocomplete, and a number of improvements and bug fixes.

For more details refer to projectdoc Toolbox 4.0 Release Notes.

Discontinued support for Confluence 6.5 and earlier versions

 

This version no longer supports Confluence versions prior to the latest 6.6.

New Feature

  • [PDAC-1087] - Services for Autocomplete
  • [PDAC-1089] - Transclude from Transclusions
  • [PDAC-1092] - Replace Values Feature for Web API
  • [PDAC-1096] - Artificial Properties for URLs
  • [PDAC-1097] - Provide Autocomplete for Name List Macros
  • [PDAC-1098] - Provide Autocomplete for Display Document Property Macros
  • [PDAC-1100] - Provide Aside Panel Macro
  • [PDAC-1107] - Document Instance Metadata for Properties
  • [PDAC-1108] - Support Reindexing Tree
  • [PDAC-1109] - Support Confluence 6.6.x to 7.0.x
  • [PDAC-1110] - Support Reindex and Refresh Site
  • [PDAC-1112] - Provide Autocomplete for Doctypes
  • [PDAC-1113] - Provide Autocomplete for Document Property Names

Improvement

  • [PDAC-1091] - Aspect Feature
  • [PDAC-1102] - Add the Creator's and Last Modifier's Full Name
  • [PDAC-1105] - Handle Artificial Properties first
  • [PDAC-1106] - Sort returned Doctypes
  • [PDAC-1111] - Remove @self from Transclusion Reference Macro default
  • [PDAC-1115] - Change Demo Space Doctypes
  • [PDAC-1117] - Handling of Rendering Errors
  • [PDAC-1122] - Access Check for Wiki Link Macro
  • [PDAC-1123] - Render Short Description as Tooltip

Bug

  • [PDAC-1088] - Traverse the Default IDX space closure
  • [PDAC-1090] - Child Documents Macro and Property Selection
  • [PDAC-1093] - Generate Date Property for Parent Macro
  • [PDAC-1094] - External Link Macro fails to render properly
  • [PDAC-1095] - Parsing Fix
  • [PDAC-1099] - Fix Rendering of List Property Values
  • [PDAC-1101] - Connector for Name List Where Param
  • [PDAC-1103] - Create-from-Template fails without Parent Page
  • [PDAC-1104] - Ancestor Search Fix
  • [PDAC-1116] - Preserve the Rendering Output Type
  • [PDAC-1118] - NPE in Ancestor Property Macro
  • [PDAC-1119] - Aside Panel Rendering
  • [PDAC-1120] - Remove Info Logging on JS Console
  • [PDAC-1121] - Paging Fails




Today we released version 1.7 of the Doctype Maven Plugin to create doctypes for the projectdoc Toolbox!

The plugin for Maven allows to generate add-ons for Confluence with page blueprints and space blueprints based on the projectdoc Toolbox.

projectdoc supports agile teams creating and maintaining project documentation. It provides templates and tools to improve the collaboration of team members.


New Feature

  • [DTSMP-39] - Empty Link Default for Home and Index Pages
  • [DTSMP-40] - Aside Panel for Home and Index Pages

Improvement

  • [DTSMP-38] - Create Button for Child Documents
  • [DTSMP-41] - Change Space Doctype Name
  • [DTSMP-42] - Autocomplete without Tagging


Tip: Space Groups

Today we added a new tip on

Space Groups

for the projectdoc Toolbox.

The tip shows how tools from the upcoming projectdoc Toolbox version 4.0 can be used to implement aspects. The tip provides an alternative approach for the use case we showed in the tip Aspects light.

What is projectdoc?

The projectdoc Toolbox is a collection of a large number of tools to help teams to create modular, agile documentation collaboratively and with fun. The toolbox is an add-on for Confluence and is available on the Atlassian Marketplace.

The tools in the projectdoc Toolbox consist basically of macros, doctypes, and a handful of conventions. The number of these tools is overwhelming, especially for new users.

One Tip at a Time

Learning a new tool is not easy because users need to get their tasks done. Learning a new tool takes time, time that is not available.

Learning by tips - one tip at a time

Users learn some interesting aspects of projectdoc by reading one tip at a time. The tips show aspects of projectdoc and link to resources to learn more about a specific top - just in case.



Feedback welcome!

If you have questions or comments, please get in touch!



Tip: Aspects

Today we added a new tip on

Using Aspects

for the projectdoc Toolbox.

The tip shows how tools from the upcoming projectdoc Toolbox version 4.0 can be used to implement aspects. The tip provides an alternative approach for the use case we showed in the tip Aspects light.

What is projectdoc?

The projectdoc Toolbox is a collection of a large number of tools to help teams to create modular, agile documentation collaboratively and with fun. The toolbox is an add-on for Confluence and is available on the Atlassian Marketplace.

The tools in the projectdoc Toolbox consist basically of macros, doctypes, and a handful of conventions. The number of these tools is overwhelming, especially for new users.

One Tip at a Time

Learning a new tool is not easy because users need to get their tasks done. Learning a new tool takes time, time that is not available.

Learning by tips - one tip at a time

Users learn some interesting aspects of projectdoc by reading one tip at a time. The tips show aspects of projectdoc and link to resources to learn more about a specific top - just in case.



Feedback welcome!

If you have questions or comments, please get in touch!



Today we published a bugfix release for the smartics JIRA Maven Plugin in version 0.2.4.

The smartics JIRA Maven Plugin supports updating information on a JIRA server to integrate into our Maven build process.

This plugin is one additional building block for the automation of process around the projectdoc Toolbox for Confluence. Together with the Doctype Maven Plugin and the Apptools Maven Plugin this is the third plugin to make daily tasks simple and fast to execute.

Release Notes

Bug

Improvement

  • [SJMP-12] - Warning if no Description is specified
  • [SJMP-13] - Allow the issueDescriptorFile to be a Directory
  • [SJMP-15] - Default location for Descriptor File

Resources

More information about the smartics JIRA Maven Plugin.

smartics JIRA Maven Plugin 0.2.3
Blog article with notes for the previous release of the plugin.
Tip: Aspects light

Today we added a new tip on

Aspects light

for the projectdoc Toolbox.

The tip is related to last month's tip Supply Documents and shows how document properties can be supplied by adding document as children to a document.

What is projectdoc?

The projectdoc Toolbox is a collection of a large number of tools to help teams to create modular, agile documentation collaboratively and with fun. The toolbox is an add-on for Confluence and is available on the Atlassian Marketplace.

The tools in the projectdoc Toolbox consist basically of macros, doctypes, and a handful of conventions. The number of these tools is overwhelming, especially for new users.

One Tip at a Time

Learning a new tool is not easy because users need to get their tasks done. Learning a new tool takes time, time that is not available.

Learning by tips - one tip at a time

Users learn some interesting aspects of projectdoc by reading one tip at a time. The tips show aspects of projectdoc and link to resources to learn more about a specific top - just in case.



Feedback welcome!

If you have questions or comments, please get in touch!



projectdoc Toolbox 3.2

Today we released version 3.2 of the projectdoc Toolbox for Confluence!

projectdoc supports agile teams creating and maintaining project documentation. It provides templates and tools to improve the collaboration of team members.

This release provides Supplier Documents and Search Function, plus a collection of new features and fixes.

For more details refer to projectdoc Toolbox 3.2 Release Notes.

Bug

  • [PDAC-1063] - Tour by Property Fails on Short Description
  • [PDAC-1066] - Duplicate Recursion Detection for is-single-value
  • [PDAC-1068] - Fix Removing empty Elements
  • [PDAC-1069] - Partition Short Description
  • [PDAC-1070] - No Antitokenizing for empty Value
  • [PDAC-1071] - Fragments Cache fails to find Document
  • [PDAC-1072] - Term Search with terms shorter than two Characters
  • [PDAC-1075] - Reference Update fails for Artificial Reference Properties
  • [PDAC-1076] - Wrong Starting Color for Display Table Macro
  • [PDAC-1078] - Label for Name List Macro
  • [PDAC-1083] - Description for Display Property As Image Macro is missing

New Feature

  • [PDAC-971] - Property Supplier for Documents
  • [PDAC-1059] - Search Function Support
  • [PDAC-1064] - Support Remote Control by List Macros
  • [PDAC-1065] - Support script Tags as non-empty
  • [PDAC-1080] - Provide REST Service to fetch single Doctype Info
  • [PDAC-1081] - Count Macro
  • [PDAC-1082] - Count Function for Display Table Select

Improvement

  • [PDAC-1060] - Decrease Deployment Time of OBR
  • [PDAC-1061] - Generate Artificial Properties for Date Properties
  • [PDAC-1062] - Backend Service: Allow Display Property Macros Multiple References
  • [PDAC-1067] - Support Empty Content-by-Label Macro as empty
  • [PDAC-1073] - Remote and Context Control by Identifier Class
  • [PDAC-1074] - Add Context Control To Text Transclusion, List, and Template List Macro
  • [PDAC-1077] - Remove of Deprecated WebResourceManager
  • [PDAC-1079] - REST API Document without Null Values
  • [PDAC-1084] - Access Doctypes in ids-only mode
  • [PDAC-1085] - Stricter Doctype Test
  • [PDAC-1086] - Child Documents Macro

Today we added a new tip on

Search Filter based on Properties

for the projectdoc Toolbox.

The tip shows how document properties can be used to put constraints on queries launched by the user from a search input box.

What is projectdoc?

The projectdoc Toolbox is a collection of a large number of tools to help teams to create modular, agile documentation collaboratively and with fun. The toolbox is an add-on for Confluence and is available on the Atlassian Marketplace.

The tools in the projectdoc Toolbox consist basically of macros, doctypes, and a handful of conventions. The number of these tools is overwhelming, especially for new users.

One Tip at a Time

Learning a new tool is not easy because users need to get their tasks done. Learning a new tool takes time, time that is not available.

Learning by tips - one tip at a time

Users learn some interesting aspects of projectdoc by reading one tip at a time. The tips show aspects of projectdoc and link to resources to learn more about a specific top - just in case.



Feedback welcome!

If you have questions or comments, please get in touch!



Today we added a new tip on

Linking to Glossary Terms

for the projectdoc Toolbox.

The tip shows different options on Confluence with the projectdoc Toolbox to link to Confluence Pages and projectdoc Documents.

Based on this knowledge it shows how to use the Name List Macro to link to existing and not-yet existing glossary item documents.

What is projectdoc?

The projectdoc Toolbox is a collection of a large number of tools to help teams to create modular, agile documentation collaboratively and with fun. The toolbox is an add-on for Confluence and is available on the Atlassian Marketplace.

The tools in the projectdoc Toolbox consist basically of macros, doctypes, and a handful of conventions. The number of these tools is overwhelming, especially for new users.

One Tip at a Time

Learning a new tool is not easy because users need to get their tasks done. Learning a new tool takes time, time that is not available.

Learning by tips - one tip at a time

Users learn some interesting aspects of projectdoc by reading one tip at a time. The tips show aspects of projectdoc and link to resources to learn more about a specific top - just in case.



Feedback welcome!

If you have questions or comments, please get in touch!