UMANGO ENHANCEMENT HISTORY

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Enhancements:

  • Batch thumbnails now progressively load to enhance speed when opening batches in low-bandwidth environments
  • Introduced support for a batch identifier property
  • Implemented support for selecting fixed page sizes on Ricoh devices
  • Made changes to support .msg email attachments in O365 source email configurations
  • Inline images that are attachments are now ignored in O365 source email configurations
  • Added support for specifying the localization country to enhance accuracy in AI document processing

Fixes:

  • Resolved a bug that previously prevented network assignments from assigning reliably with device sources
  • Corrected a device discovery issue impacting certain device brands
  • Fixed a bug where AI documents containing empty table cells failed to return any data
  • Implemented a fix to ensure that import errors are reported when email attachments cannot be unzipped
  • Other minor fixes and improvements

Fixes:

  • Resolved an issue that could cause extremely high memory usage (mostly experienced when TWAIN scanning)
  • To enable broader OS support, the application now targets .NET Framework 4.8
  • Added support for processing the email body like a document when using email as a source

Fixes:

  • Resolved an issue that could cause extremely high memory usage (mostly experienced when TWAIN scanning)

Enhancements:

  • Application now targets .NET Framework 4.8.1
  • A warning message now appears if you are trying to set a device password or network and the device's serial number is not present
  • Merge method search now better accommodates non-English characters
  • System now redirects non-admin users back to the dashboard/doc drop after batch export (instead of the batch listing)
  • Improved UI of batch listing when user access is limited
  • Added new index value DocumentCount which is the number of documents currently in the batch
  • Added button to launch advanced merge field selector
  • Improved insertion of merge values without deleting spurious text
  • Using TAB key now selects the highlighted merge method in select list
  • Improvements to activation flow (users were being confused by error message requesting login prior to activation)
  • In job edit UI, moved the zoom slider from the toolbar to bring it inline with the batch processing screen
  • Lasso OCR now requires the region to be at least 3px X 3px or it will not process and will flag a warning
  • Improved handling of msg, eml and html import files
  • Improvements to Xerox driver, mainly related to support for newer devices
  • Improvements to AI separation
  • Improvements to AskAI accuracy
  • Improvements to the UI in Merged Text connector
  • Added footer region option in Merged Text connector
  • Added 'DerivedValue' AI fields on table/item rows - used for calculating/deriving values using other fields within the row
  • Added support for deleting collection rows when processing batches in the dashboard

Fixes:

  • Fixed a bug in the Ricoh driver that could cause the auto-finish countdown to count irregularly
  • In Ricoh driver, removed a brief error warning during the scanning process that was triggered if the job build option is disabled
  • Batch listing no longer displays an error when non-admin users are redirected to the batch listing (when batch listing is disabled in settings)
  • Fixed an issue with encoding that was causing issues with indexes that had spurious characters in the index name
  • Corrected some Konica Minolta and Xerox HTTPS related settings that were not being retrieved from the registry correctly
  • Small fixes to HP driver
  • Fixed an issue with the batch progress calculation that could report incorrectly under some scenarios
  • Fixed an issue with the Receipts AI document type where items were not being handled properly
  • Fixed an issue with batches being left queued for export when localization settings did not meet certain conditions
  • Improved data merge usage within iterations
  • Fixed an issue with inserting collection rows where the result may not be as expected
  • Other minor fixes and improvements

Enhancements:

  • Speed improvements related to batch creation
  • Improved support for https on Ricoh devices
  • Progressive scanning (job build) in Ricoh app is now disabled by default (available within the scan settings)
  • Localization improvements
  • Enhancements to M-Files connector including features to better support AP configurations

Fixes:

  • Fixes in HP device driver
  • Other minor fixes and improvements

Enhancements:

  • Source email data is now carried over to documents that are re-assigned to a new batch
  • Self-signed x509 certificates are now supported

Fixes:

  • Fixed a collation issue with email as a source retrieval where email may have intermittently or selectively been retrieved
  • Fixed a socket issue where enabling an x509 certificate could sometimes cause the service to stop
  • Other minor fixes and improvements

Enhancements:

  • Significant speed improvements, particularly when navigating the UI
  • OneDrive oAuth now uses the same App ID across email, OneDrive and SharePoint. Note: this change may invalidate existing oAuth user tokens which may require users to complete the oAuth flow again if tenant admin consent is not in use.
  • Tenant admin consent authorization in OneDrive connector now works more reliably to grant Application consent and not just Delegated consent
  • Improved support for Unicode characters
  • Added support for using UPN (email structured) username instead of only domain\user structured username
  • AI detected tables now include references for both named (e.g. Table1.Description[*]) and numbered (e.g. Table1.Column2[*]) column options

Fixes:

  • Improvements to device assignment methods to ensure no device assignment duplicates are created (subsequently bloating jobs and significantly slowing the system)
  • Resolved an issue saving jobs if a port number is not entered when email as a source is selected
  • Fixed an issue where batches would not defer sometimes
  • Fixed a German language reference issue in job OCR language selection
  • Email as a source now allows for empty email subjects when a subject filter is assigned. Previously if the subject was empty, a regex null reference error occurred
  • Other minor fixes and improvements

Enhancements:

  • Added support for reading dotx, docm, xlsm, xlt, pptm, and ppsx file formats
  • Added tenant admin consent option to the OneDrive connector
  • Added new Contract/Agreement AI document type
  • Added broader language support for Receipt and Invoice AI document types
  • Added new fields to ID Card AI document type

Fixes:

  • Fixed a problem in automation that caused data saving issues in the batch processing UI
  • Fixed a bug where (under certain conditions) if more that 1 watched folder job type is configured, all jobs watch the same folder
  • Fixed a bug reading .msg files
  • Other minor fixes and improvements

Important Update In Tenant Admin Consent:

Note: This release includes an important update for those using 0ffice365 tenant admin consent authentication. Read this knowledge article for details.

Fixes:

  • Fixed an important issue with Tenant based O365 authentication which could disable the permission flow
  • Fixed an issue where sessions could expire and become unusable without advising the user
  • Fixed an issue with the batch listing screen displaying garble when the session has expired
  • Fixed an issue with batch export scheduling which could significantly delay the retry attempt
  • Connectors that use oAuth based authentication now resend the authentication email after the action period has passed if another export attempt is triggered
  • Other minor fixes and improvements

Enhancements:

  • Addition of DocuWare connector
  • AskAI now supports larger amounts of data/text
  • Support for MICR fonts (E-13B, CMC-7)
  • Option to separate documents on blank page
  • Added "Mixed Originals" scan option for Ricoh devices (provides for significant speed improvements on some models when scanning with the default setting)
  • Improvements to M-Files connector
  • Improvements to AI regex builder accuracy

Fixes:

  • Corrections to the Japanese language UI
  • Fixed an issue where (in some instances) all users were notified of deferred batches (instead of just the batch owner)
  • Improved buffering of watched folder events to take the heat off the OS file system (avoids "too many changes in folder" warnings)
  • Fixed a bug where zone lookups could malfunction after editing a job and conducting a zone test
  • Fixed a bug that could cause batch processing UI issues after deleting a document
  • Implemented speed optimization improvements for some AD lookups
  • Other minor fixes and improvements

Enhancements:

  • Support for custom document types
  • In the event of an ABBYY activation error, any related information is now logged to the event log

Fixes:

  • Fixed an issue with Smart Seek when using the Tesseract engine
  • Fix for the Google Drive connector to ensure tokens are able to automatically refresh
  • Fix for reading some saved device property settings
  • Fixed a bug that didn't correctly restore the UI with the selected OCR engine when opening a connector's settings
  • Updated data validation to ensure user input triggers a data format test on all device types under all conditions (mostly affects Sharp devices)
  • Fixed a race condition with automatic user logout on Ricoh devices under some conditions. This avoids the potential for a user to be unexpectedly logged out while scanning
  • Other minor fixes and improvements

Enhancements:

  • On premise AI now detects tables
  • Added the option to include full document text as an index field for use in merge methods
  • Importing HTML pages now formats the content length as letter, A4, onepage or CSS page size
  • Added Tesseract OCR engine option to XLSX export file format
  • Added basic merge method validations and checks to the merge method UI controls
  • The default file format OCR engine is now set to ABBYY
  • Improved navigation options in batch processing UI

Fixes:

  • AI fields that are of the type currency are now a consistent numeric format
  • Fixed a bug that caused multipage documents OCRd with Tesseract on export to only include the first page
  • Other minor fixes

Enhancements:

  • Improvements to zone management and manipulation while editing jobs

Important Updates To Kyocera Driver:

Note: Some fixes below require new/duplicate jobs to be created and deployed to the device. Read this knowledge article for details.

  • Fixed an issue that could stop the user from being able to select a job on the device
  • Fixed an issue that could stop the user from being able to start a scan at the device
  • Fixed an issue that could stop the device from transmitting the scanned document to the server
  • Fixed an issue that could stop the user from processing a document at the device
  • Fixed an issue to avoid duplication of server registrations under some circumstances
  • Fixed an issue to ensure the device correctly remembers each job's default/last color setting selection

Fixes:

  • Fixed an issue that could stop zone data from being saved when processing in automation
  • Fixed a potential issue retrieving the unique serial number for the license key
  • Other minor fixes

Enhancements:

  • Addition of new OCR engine for OCR zone types
  • Addition of handwriting support in OCR zones
  • AI analysis now detects tables when using the cloud engine
  • Support for inserting rows in collection zone types (eg. invoice line items) during batch processing in the browser
  • Improvements to AI separation speed and accuracy
  • Improvements to AskAI speed and accuracy
  • Support for licensing model changes (required for version 23 unlimited page licenses)
  • Added support for HP FutureSmart 5 devices
  • Added support for importing Adobe Illustrator (.ai) and PostScript (.ps) file formats

Fixes:

  • Important fix to Konica Minolta driver that could stop the user from being able to select a job or start the scan
  • Fix for Konica Minolta driver to correct default duplex setting selection in some environments
  • Corrected some issues with deploying jobs to devices
  • Improvements to AI field layering to better support selection
  • Small correction to ABBYY rendering engine where (under extreme circumstances) pages could become skewed
  • Correction to welcome tour that could hinder the tour from proceeding for some users
  • Implemented 100 character limit and improved checks for invalid characters in job names
  • Kyocera driver now ensures the manufacturer name is correctly populated
  • Fixed a bug that stopped sample text from loading in regex builder
  • Bug fix in batch manipulation (processing, deleting, deferring) when all zones are flagged for do not verify

Important update to fix a regression in the settings provider. Only affects new installations (upgrades from version 21 are not affected)

Enhancements:

  • Small improvements to AI separation accuracy
  • Small improvements to AI Smart Seek
  • Addition of Japanese language support in UI
  • Addition of search functionality for AI fields in zone properties
  • Other minor enhancements

Fixes:

  • Corrected some issues with fixed indexes when used in scripts
  • Zone values are now updated in the UI when scripts affect their values
  • Corrected an issue that could stop a job from being saved as a favorite in the document drop
  • Corrected an issue with the do not verify option where ODBC zones may not automatically progress with default values
  • Processing history now better reflects the requested date range
  • Other small fixes

Umango version 23 commercial release

Users of previous versions of Umango whose maintenance is current can upgrade at no charge. Contact support, provide your product key and ask for your key to upgraded ready for reactivation. Note: Job data is upgraded automatically but cannot be downgraded.

New features include:

  • Introduction of new "Elite" feature tier
  • AI document separation
  • Natural language driven AI Smart Seek capture option
  • Natural language driven AI regex builder
  • Automatic AI field capture on semi-structured documents
  • Support for AP invoice processing using AI (including data validation options)
  • Automatic population of json, xml and txt body in the Merged Text connector
  • All new "AskAI" merge method - ask Umango anything and get an intelligent, context based response
  • UI improvements to batch processing in the dashboard
  • General UI improvements throughout
  • SQL Server is now the default database providing significant increases in performance and reliability
  • New merge methods including DateAdd, Iterations and Regex arrays
  • Introduction of input masking for KFI zone types
  • New device management dashboard screen
  • Addition of page move and rotate features to the TWAIN UI
  • Speed improvements across many areas of document processing and the UI. Umango is more "snappy" than ever before
  • Many other smaller enhancements, improvements and fixes to delight your senses :)

Release notes for previous releases can be found here.