IBM Connections Docs 2.0 CR2 Is Now Available on Fix Central

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The IBM Docs team is excited to announce the release of IBM Connections Docs CR2, now available on Fix Central !

The release of Docs 2.0 CR2 comes alongside the IBM Connections 6.0 Announcement. The IBM Docs team has been working hard on adding new features and functionality to the Documents editor and Spreadsheets editor in addition to new Viewer capabilities in our effort to continuously improve the end user experience for our customers.

Document Editor

  • File Size Increase: Documents supports increased file size, from 20MB to 30MB.
  • Markdown Support: Documents can now be downloaded in Markdown (.md) by clicking File > Download > Markdown (.md).

Markdown is a lightweight markup language with plain text formatting syntax designed to that it can be converted to HTML and many other formats. Markdown is often used to format readme files (e.g on GitHub), for writing messages in online discussion forums, and to create rich text using a text editor.

 

Spreadsheet Editor

  • 41 New Formulas: AVERAGEIFS, AVERAGEIF, ACOT, ACOTH, COUNTIFS, COT, COTH, CUMIPMT, CUMPRINC, DISC, ERFC, FACTDOUBLE, FV, FVSCHEDULE, GAMMALN, GCD, IFERROR, IFNA, IFS,  IPMT, ISPMT, LCM, MROUND, MULTINOMIAL, NPV, PMT, PPMT, PRICEDISC, PRICEMAT, PV, RECEIVED, SERIESSUM, SIGN, SQRTPI, SUMIFS, QUOTIENT, SUMSQ, TAN, TANH, TBILLPRICE, XNPV.
  • File Size Increase: Total Row size increase from 20,000 to 30,000 rows | Total cell count increase from 800,000 to 1,000,000 | Total Formula count from 80,000 to 100,000.

Viewer

  • File Size Increase: All file size increases from the Documents editor and Spreadsheets editor are supported in the Viewer.
  • New File Extensions Support : Ability to view .txt and RTF formats (3rd party integration environments only – IBM Connections to upport this in future release).
  • Spreadsheet Comments: Ability to view spreadsheet comments.

Integration

  • APIs: New APIs added to support the interaction with objects in IBM Docs Documents and Spreadsheets
  • New Embed Modes: IBM Docs can be embedded in other applications with two modes, light and compact. Light mode displays a simplified toolbar and compact shows only the current file editing interface, with the banner, menu bar, toolbar, or sidebar removed. You can enable these modes by adding the following to the document URL: ?mode={mode} where {mode} is light or compact
  • UI Customization Support
  • Admin: Ability to disable the copy function in Viewer by changing the configuration in view-config.json file.

 

Included fixes

IBM Connections Docs 2.0 CR2 contains fixes from IBM Docs 2.0 CR1, CR1 iFix 001,CR1 iFix 002, and CR1 iFix 003. Click the urls below for details.

Where to Download

You can download IBM Connections Docs 2.0 CR2 on fix central (here)
The release notes can also be found (here)
Thank you all for your continued support of IBM Docs!

Product Manager - IBM Connections, IBM Docs

Sam Bobo

Offering Manager - IBM Collaboration Solutions

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