August 18, 2021

Release notes: August 18, 2021

Deployment Time: 12:33 PM PST

Features & enhancements

Item Description
Enhancement Migrating remaining customers from HTML2PDF to Google Web Rendering Service (WRS) to convert HTML templates to static PDF documents

The majority of our customers are already using Google WRS service today and therefore this change will only impact a small subset of remaining customers.

Enhancement Use monospace font when displaying expressions in the Test Expression page

and in text fields

Bug fixes

Item Description
Bug The onboarding view now respects whitespace within the description text (newlines, tabs, extra spaces).
Bug Fix to prevent Transaction is already closed error message on action confirmation.

Rollout changes

Item Description
Feature Table view shows header for column types Color, Progress and Yes/No

Deployed to 50% free users.

Feature Welcome Modal rollout

New: Deployed to 100% of free users, 95% premium

Previous: Deployed to 100% of free users, 60% premium

Android updates

An Android update (v14.9) will be released to the Play Store and will be rolled out to all users gradually over the next week.

Item Description
Bug Fixed an issue causing the NFC scanner to drop first few characters of URL/URI tags.
Bug Improved barcode scanner accuracy.
Bug Fixed a bug preventing users from opening PDFs in apps that have offline caching turned on.
Bug Updated the home screen icon to be the modern AppSheet logo.

Preview announcements

The AppSheet Preview program lets app creators try out new app features that are not yet fully supported. Learn how to participate in the AppSheet preview program for app client features.

  • No new preview features were released today.

What's currently available in the Preview program?

Item Description
Feature Table view

Table View now supports freezing the first column while scrolling horizontally. For details, see Freezing the first Column of a Table View - in Preview Program.

Feature Chart Editor

App Creators can now make use of our new chart editor and the new and improved charts it can create. Learn more.

Feature Detail views

Rich text formatting is now available in Detail views. For details, see this announcement in the community.