Things are happening with Webforum

We know that our customers are busy making the world better. Therefore, we work incessantly to make sure Webforum gets better at helping you reach your goals. Read about our improvements here.

Jun 2018

Engage your colleagues in conversation

Nobody likes talking to deaf ears and with this release we make sure that your communication hits the intended target. You can now mention a specific person or group in your post or comment on the project start page to ensure that they get notified about it via email.

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Look what’s happening in your project

The activity report is a great way to keep updated on all changes to the documentation on the workspace. To make it easier to understand which project is affected we now split the information per project.

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Easier to see and manage project administrators

We have introduced groups on the project level to make this easier and we now implement a system group for Project Administrators. The purpose is to make it easier to see who has complete control over the project, including the permission set up.

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May 2018

Print your big plans in big format

Get maximum info on one page without the need to get out scissors and tape. We now support printing from the plan and project office in A1 and A2 formats.

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No more blocks of text on the project detail

Now you can put the full project charter in the description field without taking up the whole project detail page. We have changed so that this field has a preview mode. The first few lines of text are showing with the ability to click in the field to display the full text. 

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Easier to work with drawings

Our thumbnail preview for pdf and image documents has cut down frustration and made working with large numbers of drawings quick, easy and delightful.

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Communication becomes a conversation

Now that we introduce comments to posts on the project start page you can really step up and make the conversation happen. Reply to your colleague’s posts and give them some credit for the great job they are doing or tell them that you disagree.

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Apr 2018

Sticky thumbnails

In last release we introduced thumbnail preview for pdf documents It was a great hit. Now the thumbnail view will stay on until you turn it off again.

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Use the power of meta

With the April release we introduce the possibility to update meta data for many files without reimporting the file itself. This will make meta data updates in bulk much easier since it will not change the version number of the documents

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Look your colleagues in the eye

Did you know that communication can be more efficient if you see the person you’re communicating with? Upload a smiling picture of yourself to Webforum and let your colleagues see who they’re dealing with.

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Make it easy to do the right thing by using document templates

Help your projects to be more efficient by using pre-defined templates for requirements and checklists. Stop wasting time setting up the similar documents over and over again – create a template!

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Save Excel as PDF

Earlier this year we introduced the possibility to create PDF straight from a document in Webforum. We are now extending the possibility to include excel files. The option to save an excel as PDF can be found in the context menu of the file in Documents under More actions.

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Collaborate with or without a Gantt

At Webforum, we believe that the way you work should be in focus and we have therefore made the planning tab (Gantt) optional in any project. The project administrator can access the project settings by clicking on the Admin tab and selecting the area Settings.

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Project start page – communications and overview

It is here! Like we told you last month, we are releasing a brand-new start page for projects. This provides a single source of communications and overview of what is going on in the project.

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Find the right PDF or image in a jiffy

We now let you preview all pdfs in the same way that you can preview images in Documents. To quickly identify the file you need, turn on the thumbnail view in the folder.

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Feb 2018

Create text files in Documents (remove docs without a file)

We extended the possibility to include text files as well as the “old” options of word, excel, and powerpoint.

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Select multiple values when filtering

We now let you filter on more than one value and quickly find the information you need.

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Project startpage – see what’s happened in the project!

We know you want an overview of what’s going on in the project and you need to give the whole project group a place to collaborate and get a joint view of the progress. In February, we will release a beta version for the new Project Start Page.

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Jan 2018

Prettier PDF printing of issues

The pdf printing of issues is of crucial importance to many of our customers who use Issues and we have spent some time and love on improving this in 2017. We have also made the PDF-printout of issues a little prettier by left-adjusting multi-line text fields.

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Save Office documents as PDF

We have made it a little bit easier to create PDFs from the documents that you have stored in Webforum by adding an option to the document menu: Save as PDF.

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Introducing role based permissions in projects

We believe in transparency! That said, we also know that access to information – whether in the form of issues/work packages/actions or in the form of documents – usually needs to be structured.Now, we give you the possibility to create groups on the project level in order to maintain an easy permissions structure in the project.

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Dec 2017

New year and new challenges!

Here’s a summary of some of the most important changes in Webforum during 2017. A total of more than 380 unique improvements, bugfixes and other development packages have been released in 2017 to make this version of Webforum the best ever.

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