Sort on table columns
When displaying folder contents and record files (Calendar, Mail, and so on) it is now possible to sort the columns.
Enhanced search results
When searching folders or documents, the results page now allows page scroll, a greater number of returned results and column sorting facilities. Directory searches also allow page scrolling based on your record display preferences.
Update OfficePower documents
OfficePower documents can now be updated using an OfficePower for Windows window. Multiple documents can be updated simultaneously and text freely copied between windows.
Note: You must have OfficePower for Windows installed on your PC to use this facility.
Support for inter-document links
If OfficePower documents contain cross-references to other documents, these are displayed as a web-link that can be clicked. This is an additional feature to normal HTML Web links that can be placed in documents.
Improved display of OfficePower documents
Displaying OfficePower documents now retains the document structure, including tables and columns.
Additional preferences. The following new preferences have been added:
- Default sort order (ascending/descending on first click)
- Window background colours (used in preference to background images)
- Horizontal display (with records above data instead of beside)
- Address recipient window to default to public/dist/standard instead of users standard dlist.
Create/Update/Delete on record files. The following OfficePower objects can now have their records created, deleted or updated:
- Calendar. Creation of linked Reminder is also available.
- Phone Messages. Codes may be updated, recipients may be chosen from distribution lists or the Directory, and allows received messages to be stored as Name/Address list records.
- Lookup Tables.
- Mail Addresses (distribution lists). All types of address record can be created including choice of mail gateway.
- To-Do Lists. Includes linked Reminders.
In addition, records can be copied or sent by mail, including copying the results of directory searches and mail recipients into distribution lists.
Date selection calendar
A date selection calendar window is available via the Calendar icon. This allows you to select dates to be inserted into the field next to the icon. It can be used in Folder Search, Document Search, Calendar, Reminder, To-Do Lists and Datafiles. Public holidays are shown if configured by the administrator.
Datafile (UDAP) features
When updating a datafile, it is now possible to create/delete/update records. The datafile is displayed/updated using a default form with a standard layout.
User-defined forms for display and update can be created as an HTML page on a PC and stored for use with the datafile.
Individual records can also be copied to other datafiles or sent by mail.
User-defined update forms can also use the built-in date calendar and provide field validation.
Browse other users' filestore
You can now browse other users filestore (subject to normal OfficePower permissions), when displaying your top level folders.
This option also provides details on your own identity, and session information.
Record Search (with automatic View/Hide) is now provided in Calendars/Mail/Phone/Reminders/Address List/Lookup Tables/Dlists/Datafiles/To-Do objects.
A search prompt requests the phrase to find. All OfficePower pattern matching features are supported, although simply supplying a single word will suffice. After a search, only records matching the search phrase are shown.
Message of the Day
When logging in, Message of the day information is shown. After login, it is possible to review old messages.
Copy of objects, including merge of record files and append of documents, is now available. Overwrite option of existing destination object is also provided. Copy and send of records within a search file is also available.
Append of documents from mail
Append of OfficePower documents when extracting from a mail item is now available. Complements merge of record files in the previous version.
It is now possible to create new objects, including Calendars, Mailboxes, Phoneboxes, Reminders, Name/Address Lists, Lookup Tables, Distribution Lists, To-Do Lists, Datafiles, Documents and Folders.
When creating a new OfficePower document, a selection of default templates is displayed. Once created, the document can be updated on the server, displayed or its details reviewed.
Additional mail status flags
The following additional mail flags can be set when sending mail:
- Deferred Delivery
- Reply Requested By
- Expires By
- Cancel Delivery After
Expires By and Reply Requested By flags also available when reading mail messages.
Cancel deferred message
It is now possible to cancel a deferred mail message from within the log mailbox.
Extract address to distribution list
Mail addresses can now be extracted into a Distribution List. For sent items, mail recipient status information is available for Delivered/Viewed/Replied status.
An Alerts window displaying Mail, Phone and Reminder status can be started. Options allowing pop-up prompt, flashing icons and auto-startup are provided. Direct access to new items from the Alerts window is available. The Alert functions can be accessed from the Preferences page.
Next and Previous links are provided when reading records and mail items, allowing direct access to adjacent records.
Compression of objects is now available. Objects may be compressed/uncompressed and located via Folder Search. They may also be deleted while in compressed format, sent by mail and extracted from mail messages. Compression is available from the object details page.
Calendar daily view
A daily view of your calendar appointments with embedded To-Do list activities is available.
Document search collections
You can now select which document collection to use within Document Search. The collections can be your own or the public default, if available.
Discussion Forum facility
A discussion Forum option is available, which can be set up by your administrator. This uses OfficePower datafiles to provide a simple noticeboard or discussion environment.
Full directory details
If you are using an external directory service, full entry details (including photographs) are available via the Directory Name link when displaying a directory entry.
When updating any record (calendar, datafile, name/address etc) and entering text, it is possible to insert links that will be displayed as clickable Web links. These can be other Web pages, internet mail addresses or other OfficePower objects.
Customised user environments can be defined by the administrator to, for example, provide access directly to a datafile or other object without navigating the filestore.
Support of standard Web server Common Log Format (CLF) to provide access statistics.
Support of bitmaps and icons in public pages.