PaperOffice Releases and Changes (History)

Steve Goldman
Steve Goldman

Created: 16.03.2020 6:00 - Updated: 05.07.2022 18:26

220705 from 07/05/2022

  • (NEW) PIA text recognition: New improved OCR engine (R23) for 300% better text recognition
  • (NEW) PIA-AI: Improved handling of Cyrillic and Arabic character sets
  • (NEW) PIA AI: Improved and faster processing of REGEX
  • (NEW) ScanConnect: Extended support for current scanners
  • (NEW) Important critical adjustments to Windows Update due to changes in Windows 10 / 11 User Account Control (UAC)
  • (NEW) Optimizations for Window 11
  • (NEW) Romanian and Japanese interface support

220202 from 02/22/2022

  • (+) Core: The new PaperOffice 2022 features innovations aimed at improving end-user productivity and is designed to support today's hybrid work environment.
  • (+) Improved interface. The new interface has been optimized based on user feedback and still builds on proven and well-known elements.
  • (+) Core: Windows 11 release
  • (+) Core: Adjustments to the PaperOffice API for Windows 11
  • (+) Massive database acceleration: Support for your own database server and cloud-based PaperOffice database server has been improved and accelerated through the use of new protocols.
    If a NAS is used as a database server, cooperation with QNAP NAS and Synology NAS has been greatly improved and optimized in terms of speed and stability.
  • (+) Integration of intelligent stamps: Documents can be stamped. Extensive stamp management console is available. User-defined image and text stamps can be stored.
    Stamps can be provided with user rights, trigger workflows and carry out further actions.
    Dynamic variables can be added to stamps and even email notifications are automatically sent upon use.
  • (+) Hyperlinks for external shares to documents and folders: Hyperlinks can be created for documents and folders.
    The link points to the document or folder and can be pasted into any application. The recipient must be logged on to the same database.
  • (+) Intelligent QR separator pages for scan bulk import: Simplified bulk import of files, splitting and saving as individual files by integrating the PaperOffice separator pages into monitoring.
    Separator pages can now be provided with control commands in order to index document stacks as they are being scanned.
  • (F) Notes: PaperOffice notes have been revised. Improved display of notes.

211201 from 12/01/2021

  • (F) Core: Windows 10 version 21H2 further adjustments and interface adjustments
  • (F) Core: Windows 11 Approval preparations, official approval will take place with version 2022 R2201xx
  • (F) Core: Further adjustments to the PaperOffice API for Windows 11
  • (F) Preparation for PaperOffice version 2022: component updates
  • (F) Core: MariaDB / MySQL. Optimization for MariaDB 10.6
  • (F) Translation module: Errors in languages NL and FR have been corrected

211101 from 11/19/2021

  • (F) Core: Windows 10 Version 21H2 adjustments and interface adjustments for Microsoft November Update
  • (F) Core: Adjustments to the PaperOffice API for Windows 11
  • (F) Component updates
  • (F) Core: MariaDB / MySQL. SUPER user rights are no longer required, this enables use under Amazon AWS / Microsoft Azure, but your own database variables must be set manually when using your own database server
  • (F) Import: Mass import module has been revised
  • (F) FolderMount: FolderMount module has been revised
  • Follow us on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/c/PaperOfficeEN to see all available workshops.

211001 from 10/01/2021

  • (F) Core: Important adjustments to Windows 10 Update Build 19043.1202
  • (F) Core: Important adjustments to Office 365 Update Build 14326.20238
  • (F) Core: Optimization of the preview creation after Windows Update
  • (F) Core: Optimization of the PIA detection after Windows Update
  • (F) Core: Optimization of OCR text recognition after Windows Update
  • (F) Core: Automatic thumbnail repair for faulty streams
  • (+) Core: Thread optimizations for AMD EPIC processors
  • (+) PaperOffice databases: Update for MariaDB / MySQL Framework
  • (+) PaperOffice ScanConnect: New scanners added
  • (+) PaperOffice PIA: Optimization / improvement of variable split for numeric fields
  • (+) General component updates and system optimizations
  • Follow us on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/c/PaperOfficeEN to see all available workshops.

210901 from 09/01/2021

  • (F) Core: Important adjustments to Windows 10 Update Build 19043.1202
  • (F) Core: Important adjustments to Office 365 Update Build 14326.20238
  • (F) Core: Optimization of the preview creation after Windows Update
  • (F) Core: Optimization of the PIA detection after Windows Update
  • (F) Core: Optimization of OCR text recognition after Windows Update
  • (F) Core: Automatic thumbnail repair for faulty streams
  • (+) Core: Thread optimizations for AMD EPIC processors
  • (+) PaperOffice databases: Update for MariaDB / MySQL Framework
  • (+) PaperOffice ScanConnect: New scanners added
  • (+) PaperOffice PIA: Optimization / improvement of variable split for numeric fields
  • (+) General component updates and system optimizations
  • (+) New YouTube workshop on the topic:
    - Data backup of the QNAP NAS database / Backup facility PaperOffice Document Management System DMS Part 3 https://youtu.be/0o5RjYo1zow
    - Importing QNAP NAS data backup for PaperOffice Document Management System / MySQL WorkBench Part 2 https://youtu.be/vaVlXlMYpoY
    - Data backup of the QNAP NAS database / Backup facility PaperOffice Document Management System DMS Part 1 https://youtu.be/0o5RjYo1zow
    Follow us on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/c/PaperOfficeEN to see all available workshops.

210801 from 08/01/2021

  • (+) PaperOffice versioning: Versioning optimized due to inconsistency under Windows 10
  • (+) PaperOffice databases: Optimization for the export of large database dumps
  • (+) PaperOffice databases: Optimization for the import of large database dumps via MySQL Tools
  • (+) PaperOffice ScanConnect: New scanners added
  • (+) PaperOffice Core: Improvement for AMD processors
  • (+) General component updates and system optimizations
  • (+) New YouTube workshops
    Follow us on YouTube to see all available workshops.

210715 from 07/15/2021

  • (+) Important adjustments to Windows 10 Build 19043.1083 for component registration
  • (+) Windows 10 security patch for CVE-2021-1675
  • (+) PaperOffice Performance: New module for creating thumbnails optimizes faster generation on 64bit systems
  • (+) PaperOffice security: Approval of PaperOffice for Sophos Antivirus
  • (+) PaperOffice databases: Approval for MariaDB10 version 10.6
  • (+) PaperOffice ScanConnect: Latest scanner drivers and support for more scanners
  • (+) PaperOffice ScanConnect: New module for creating thumbnails optimizes faster generation on 64bit systems
  • (+) PaperOffice Core: Thread support for AMD EPIC processors up to 64 threads
  • (+) Endpoint-to-endpoint encryption: Speed ​​optimization on AMD Ryzen multi-core processors
  • (+) General component updates and system optimizations
  • (+) New YouTube workshops:
    - Database backup on Synology NAS / Data backup Hyper Backup PaperOffice Document Management DMS
    Follow us on YouTube to see all available workshops.

210701 from 07/01/2021

  • (+) Important adjustments to Windows 10 Build 19043.1052 to 19043.1082 for component registration and interface updates
  • (+) Windows 10 adjustments for KB5003173, KB5003637, KB5004476, KB5004760
  • (+) Windows 10 adjustments for known PDF rendering errors which were caused by errors in Windows (Microsoft KB5004760)
  • (+) PaperOffice display: display error again after the last Windows update. PaperOffice was visible in the system tray, but it was not displayed maximized
  • (+) PaperOffice on Synology: Preparing for Synology DSM 7.0 Update
  • (+) PaperOffice on Synology: Preparation for MariaDB 5 migration to MariaDB10
  • (+) PaperOffice ScanConnect: Latest scanner drivers and support for more scanners
  • (+) PaperOffice ScanConnect: Optimization for full color scans with low resolution
  • (+) PaperOffice ShareHub: Password protection synchronizes with contact settings
  • (+) AES encryption: Speed ​​optimization on AMD Ryzen multi-core processors
  • (+) Endpoint-to-endpoint encryption: Speed ​​optimization on AMD Ryzen multi-core processors
  • (+) General component updates and system optimizations
  • (+) New YouTube workshop on the topics:
    - Send documents securely with ShareHub in PaperOffice via Outlook / Assign a password to attachments
    - DropPage - Direct document upload live to PaperOffice DMS / Document networking from anywhere
    - Automatic file storage via PaperOffice API and XML control commands / Document Management System
    - Revision-proof and GoBD-compliant versioning of documents with PaperOffice Document Management

    Follow us on YouTube to see all available workshops.

R21386 from 05/04/2021

  • (+) PaperOffice ScanConnect Scanner: New ScanConnect module. Improved separator page detection, improved detection of blank pages
  • (+) PaperOffice document properties: Custom fields optimized based on document type
  • (+) PaperOffice display: display error after the last Windows update. PaperOffice was visible in the system tray, but it was not displayed maximized
  • (+) PaperOffice on Synology: Improved support for Synology NAS
  • (+) PaperOffice DB: Improved support for MariaDB 10 databases
  • (+) PaperOffice ShareHub: display of last selected contacts optimized

R21335 from 04/15/2021

  • (+) PaperOffice Core: General bug fixes and improvements
  • (+) PaperOffice Core: Critical adjustments to the current Windows 10 April update to build 19043.928 21H1
  • (+) PaperOffice Core: Critical adjustments to Microsoft Office KB4486672
  • (+) PaperOffice BackupControl: The automatic data backup can be switched off under settings if required.
  • (+) PaperOffice BackupControl: UNC paths can be used for the target path of the data backup.
  • (+) PaperOffice ScanConnect: Update of the latest scanners for WIA and TWAIN
  • (+) PaperOffice search: Basic changes for the replacement of Elasticsearch by Elasticsearch Open Distro due to license changes
  • (+) PaperOffice WorkBench: Improvement for PDF files
  • (+) PaperOffice PIA: New improved OpenCV module for faster analysis

R21310 from 03/15/2021

  • (+) PaperOffice search optimized: Search is natural and is case-insensitive
  • (+) PaperOffice external database: PaperOffice supports the use of MariaDB 10 databases without additional facilities
  • (+) PaperOffice data backup: Backup from external database servers (such as Synology) possible
  • (+) PaperOffice contact management: Calling up linked documents of a contact no longer immediately switches to the advanced search, before that a query appears
  • (+) PaperOffice Start: Background services are only started after confirmation
  • (+) PaperOffice PIA: PIA server mode optimized and improved if files already exist (cached files)
  • (+) PaperOffice directory monitoring: Moving to "done" possible for UNC paths
  • (+) PaperOffice interface: Drag & Drop (adding) of files out of UNC paths possible
  • (+) Passwords: Optimization and improvement of PasswordSafe
  • (+) MySQL Backup: Backup from external database servers also possible

R21266 from 03/01/2021

  • (+) PaperOffice directory monitoring: UNC paths for directory monitoring
  • (+) PaperOffice document list: The sorting order is now permanently saved
  • (+) PaperOffice document list: Sorting of the document list optimized
  • (+) PaperOffice search: Search optimized and now requires at least 3 characters per search word
  • (+) PaperOffice WorkBench: WorkBench printing and preview optimized
  • (+) PaperOffice document properties: UDF optimized when special document types are displayed

R21102 from 02/03/2021

  • (+) PaperOffice ShareHub: Send your documents comfortably out from PaperOffice and select the necessary contact (s) from the integrated contact selection. In addition, the PDF email attachment can be provided a password. So that only your recipient who has this password can open the email system. These passwords can be permanently stored in the PaperOffice contact management.
  • (+) PaperOffice surface: Fast user switching and user blocking by clicking on the user picture in the surface (only for the Core version)
  • (+) PaperOffice Login: Use of the new UI components for a 100% faster start
  • (+) PaperOffice Contacts: Improvement and optimization of the Contacts module, birthday entry contains correct information with the new release
  • (+) PaperOffice contacts and view: Linking several contacts with the document shows all linked documents when displayed after contact
  • (+) Component adjustment: Dynamic SSL library to massively improve # E800 the dynamic encryption
  • (F) Email archiving from Outlook: If email with an attachment was archived, everything can now be loaded into the document list
  • (F) PaperOffice folder view: Avoid duplicating folders in the folder tree
  • (F) User-defined fields: Various improvements to the user-defined fields in document properties

R21048 from 01/15/2021

  • (+) PaperOffice API: Performance improvement
  • (+) PaperOffice API: Newly added parameters
  • (+) OfficeConnect: Adjustments for the last Microsoft Office update build 13530.20316 and 13530.20376
  • (F) WordConnect: Interface adjustments for the last Microsoft Office Update Build 13530.20316 and 13530.20376
  • (F) ExcelConnect: Interface adjustments for the last Microsoft Office Update Build 13530.20316 and 13530.20376
  • (F) PaperOffice OutlookConnect: New COM interfaces for current Outlook updates 13530.20316 and 13530.20376
  • (F) PaperOffice OutlookWatch: Adaptation to the Office updates as well as improvement of folder monitoring and POP3 interface.
  • (F) PaperOffice AI PIA: Improvement and optimization of the KI module. Update of detection algorithms, performance improvement.
  • (F) PIA AutoContact: Improved address recognition for added documents
  • (F) PIA AutoFill: Improved field recognition for added documents, adjustments to new fields
  • (F) Component adjustments for Windows Update OS build 19042.746 Version 20H2 (Latest revision date 2021-01-12)

R21002 from 01/04/2021

  • (+) PaperOffice API integration: Automatic file storage via printer. Enables full integration via print commands and integration of JSON commands directly into the print document.
    Keywording and document data can be carried out via JSON, as can the document types, keywords, etc. assignment via JSON.
    Integration into any ERP / WAWI or third-party software. This function is only available with the PaperOffice Team version.
  • (+) PaperOffice API Integration: Automatic file storage with monitoring. Full integration via directory monitoring. Automatic detection of POJOB-JSON control files.
    Reading and processing of all JSON commands. Ideal for mass archiving and import.
    This function is only available with the PaperOffice Team version.
  • (+) PaperOffice control by CMD: API access via command line. Allows API access via command line or JSON file.
    Supports opening documents by command, as well as keyword and field searches.
    SQL-like filtering for document fields.
    Integration into any ERP / WAWI or third-party software.
    This function is only available with the PaperOffice Team version.
  • (F) PaperOffice ScanConnect: Optimization of ScanConnect and adaptation to required standards.
  • (F) PaperOffice OutlookConnect: New COM interfaces for current Outlook updates.
  • (F) PaperOffice OutlookWatch: Adaptation to the Office updates and improvement of folder monitoring.
  • (F) PaperOffice KI PIA: Improvement and optimization of the KI module. Reading out file names as variables with explode.
  • (F) PaperOffice resolution: Optimization for 4K monitors.
    Adaptation to resolutions with widths greater than 1920px.

R20036 from 12/01/2020

  • (F) PaperOffice contacts: Automatic auto-completion of city and state when entering the postcode and clicking on the "magnifying glass" symbol / Available for Germany.
  • (F) PaperOffice contacts: Automatic auto-completion of place and state when entering the postcode and clicking on the "magnifying glass" symbol / Available for Austria.
  • (F) PaperOffice contacts: Automatic auto-completion of city and state when entering the postcode and clicking on the "magnifying glass" symbol / Available for Switzerland.
  • (F) PaperOffice contacts: When a new contact is created, the current country is automatically selected.
  • (+) PaperOffice Extended Search / Filter: Documents can be filtered out explicitly to "Without contacts".
  • (F) PaperOffice Advanced search: Improvement and optimization of the filtration.
  • (F) PaperOffice PIA and document properties: Extension of the document types that can be stored to up to 10 document types.
  • (F) PaperOffice PIA and keywords: Extension of the keywords, which can be stored, to up to 10 keywords.
  • (F) PaperOffice PIA AutoFill: Improved recognition of the document types in the document by the AI.
  • (F) PaperOffice PIA AutoFill: Improved recognition of the key words in the document by the AI.
  • (F) PaperOffice PIA: During the learning process, the first 10 pages are now always processed and variables made available by default.
  • (F) PaperOffice PIA: Latest PIA KI updates and definitions.
  • (F) PaperOffice document list: Moving documents from "My" to "Common" no longer possible due to security integration.
  • (F) PaperOffice WorkBench: Optimization and improvement.
  • (+) PaperOffice document properties: Improvement and acceleration of the document properties.
  • (F) PaperOffice search: Searched documents are displayed with a direct link to the target folder.
  • (F) PaperOffice Workflow: Improvement and optimization.
  • (F) PaperOffice SmartSpell: Detection and replacement smarter and faster.
  • (F) PaperOffice SmartSpell: SmartSpell now ignores line breaks and special characters.

R20030 from 11/15/2020

  • (+) Important system adjustments to Microsoft Windows Updates
  • (F) PaperOffice PIA: Direct assignment of contacts from the PIA dialog improved, calling of the module for editing contacts revised.
  • (F) PaperOffice text recognition: Improvement and optimization - text recognition is now carried out by FileHandler as standard, even if the text can be read from PDF documents. This option can be changed in user settings.
  • (F) New module PIA AutoContact. Every document added to PaperOffice is searched for address data from your PaperOffice contact directory.
    PIA not only looks for IBAN and VAT ID number in contacts, but also tries to intelligently recognize the address in the document and to connect it to existing contacts.
    This tolerance can be set manually in your user settings. You can set a “High Tolerance”, “Balanced” or “Low Tolerance”.
  • (F) PaperOffice contact management: improvement and optimization.
  • (F) PaperOffice AskPIA: Improvement for intelligent background processing. PIA storage modes display and functionality have been revised.

R20022 from 11/01/2020

  • (+) Important system changes to Microsoft Windows Update October 20, 2020—KB4580386 (OS Builds 18362.1171 and 18363.1171)
  • (F) PaperOffice Contacts: Improvement and optimization, functionality of document connection of contacts has been revised.
  • (F) PaperOffice WorkBench: Optimization for the processing of PDF files.
  • (F) PaperOffice WorkBench: Editable file types have been restricted to PDF files.
  • (F) PaperOffice folder list view: "My Inbox", My PaperOffice Documents" and "My Windows Documents" can be permanently hidden for user groups.
  • (F) PaperOffice folder list view: "Common Inbox", Common PaperOffice Documents" and "Common Windows Documents "can be permanently hidden for user groups.
  • (F) PaperOffice use under terminal server: Optimization and improvements of the use of PaperOffice on terminal server.
  • (F) PaperOffice operation: Improved support for the use of multi-user systems.
  • (F) PaperOffice operation: Optimization and improvement of the intelligent port detection when occupied.
  • (F) PaperOffice NAS: Integration of the new updates for the use of NAS under MariaDB.
  • (F) PaperOffice Network: Improvement, optimization and acceleration of document processing in the network.
  • (F) PaperOffice Network: Optimization of the automatic processing lock in the network.
  • (F) PaperOffice Network: Increase in performance in the network.

R20018 from 10/01/2020

  • (F) PIA / storage masks: Optimization of the storage masks administration.
  • (F) Text recognition: Accelerated speech recognition.
  • (F) Text recognition: Accelerated and improved OCR with automatic speech recognition.
  • (F) Text recognition: Update of the language packages.
  • (F) Text recognition: Improved OCR through new language packages.
  • (F) PaperOffice PIA: Optimization of the timeout in the PIA recognition process for weak PC systems.
  • (F) PaperOffice user: Duplicate user log-in after incorrectly closing the program repairs itself.
  • (F) Filter setting: Filter settings for user-defined fields have been updated.

R20010 from 09/17/2020

  • (+) Important adaptation to Windows 10 updates 16 September 2020, version: 1903-OS Build 18362.1110 and 1909-OS Build 18363.18363.1110
  • (F) PaperOffice surface: The delay of the tooltips display can be adjusted freely.
  • (F) PaperOffice surface: View options (Display by …) list all documents from "My" and „Common PaperOffice documents“ without additional settings.
  • (F) PaperOffice OutlookConnect: Improved drag & drop archiving of email attachments.
  • (F) PaperOffice database: Accelerated database connection.
  • (F) PaperOffice database: Optimizations for web-based databases.
  • (F) PaperOffice PIA/Receipts/Document properties: Optimization of the amounts with automatic currency display.

R20004 from 09/02/2020

  • (+) New, improved PaperOffice 2020 interface
  • (F) Adaptation to all current Windows updates, as well as Microsoft Edge integration.
  • (+) PaperOffice Workflow: Integration of PaperOffice Workflow from the former PaperOffice Enterprise version. Complete workflow management with automatic assignment and escalation management as standard in PaperOffice from now on. Automatic actions, such as assignment of status entries, email info during processing and note information included. Is only available in connection with PaperOffice PLUS.
  • (+) PaperOffice DropMail: Integration of PaperOffice DropMail. With DropMail you will receive your personal email address, to which you can send necessary documents anytime and anywhere and thus automatically store them in PaperOffice. DropMail is part of the PaperOffice Online Services. In order to use PaperOffice Online Service you need the latest release for reasons of compatibility.
  • (+) PaperOffice DropPage: DropPage allows direct document networking between your PaperOffice interface and you (or your customers) from anywhere. DropPage enables you or your customers to upload files and documents of any kind directly to PaperOffice via a freely personalized website, the so-called “DropPage”. You can set up several user-defined pages and assign different rules to each page and automatically store document information. DropPage is part of the PaperOffice Online Services. In order to use PaperOffice Online Service you need the latest release for reasons of compatibility.
  • (+) PaperOffice MailConnect: With MailConnect you can archive your emails including attachments automatically, legally and directly from the mail server. You store your own existing email accounts, so you can archive current and existing emails including their attachments. MailConnect is part of the PaperOffice Online Services. In order to use PaperOffice Online Service you need the latest release for reasons of compatibility.
  • (+) PaperOffice FolderLock: Folders can be explicitly locked for certain user groups.
  • (F) PaperOffice text recognition: Integration of multiple language packages (e.g. Arabic, Russian or Romanian) for precise text recognition, manual selection and download of separate languages.
  • (F) PaperOffice text recognition: Improved speech recognition and acceleration of text recognition.
  • (F) PaperOffice surface: Integration of international date formats via settings.
  • (F) PaperOffice surface: Change of colors and symbols in the PaperOffice surface.
  • (F) PaperOffice surface: Integration of the separate currencies and payment formats.
  • (+) PaperOffice file formats: Support of all file formats in PaperOffice.
  • (+) PaperOffice: The MP3 player has been integrated to save and display the MP3 files.
  • (F) PaperOffice WorkBench: WorkBench components have been renewed and integrated into the current 2020 version.
  • (+) PaperOffice contacts: Contacts can now be selectively deleted as a bulk process (visible, own, all)
  • (F) PaperOffice contacts: Contact import via Outlook improved and faster.
  • (+) PaperOffice contacts: Contact import via Google Contacts as CSV.
  • (F) PaperOffice contacts: Accelerated contact management.
  • (F) PaperOffice search: Direct access to linked documents in the advanced search.
  • (F) PaperOffice search: Integration of multiple document selection.
  • (+) PaperOffice search: You can search for totals from the receipt data.
  • (+) PaperOffice Help: Direct integration of HelpDesk entries. Every single PaperOffice view receives integrated help with a "question mark" symbol.
  • (+) PaperOffice Briefing: Integration of the help and extension of the service packages.
  • (+) PaperOffice ScreenCapture: The ScreenCapture module for screen recording can be started with a time delay.

R11975 from 05/19/2020

  • (F) PIA: Optimization of document entry. Correction of the detection error that occurred when determining the sums.
  • (F) Contact management: Optimization of the contact view for low screen resolution.
  • (F) Document list: Accelerate and optimize the document list.
  • (F) PaperOffice Notes: Accelerate and optimize the notes.
  • (F) PaperOffice administration manager: The administrative manager, which is responsible, among other things, for the administration of tasks, notes, PasswordSafe user-defined fields, user administration, calendar and others, has been optimized and accelerated.
  • (F) PaperOffice 2020: Integration of the 2020 API module.

R11972 from 04/20/2020

  • (F) Custom fields: The standard entry of the current date for user-defined fields that contain a date has been fixed.
  • (+) Tax rate for document properties: Added new tax rates of 10.7% and 13.2% for German agricultural businesses.
  • (F) Special characters: Adaptation for designations with Unicode special characters.
  • (F) Advanced search: Search results within the advanced search are sorted by pages.
  • (F) Database manager: Help path has been changed.
  • (+) PaperOffice surface: Optical improvements and adjustments to the 2020 version were carried out.
  • (+) PaperOffice surface: Left window for document properties, notes, tasks and more can be maximized / minimized if required.
  • (+) PaperOffice folder tree: The folder tree has been optimized / the number of documents in the folder or subfolder has been corrected.
  • (+) Adding documents: PaperOffice automatically blocks the addition of corrupt or damaged files.
  • (+) FolderMount: FolderMount restriction added when first integrating a Windows folder: only the PDF document format with a maximum size of 5MB can be added. The limitation does not apply to the later addition of various document formats. The progress is now displayed in real time.
  • (+) FolderMount: Update of the mounted folder is carried out after confirmation in the foreground.
  • (+) MassImport: MassImport added restriction when importing the folder structure / files of a Windows folder: only the PDF document format with a maximum size of 5MB can be imported. Various document formats can be added after the import.
  • (+) OneClick mass export: The mass export has been revised.
  • (+) PaperOffice Notes: The note title is now specified in the list of note management.
  • (+) PaperOffice document remarks: Remarks on the document are also exported with the export function.

R11966 from 02/16/2020

  • (F) Document properties: User-defined fields have been improved, the display speeded up.
  • (F) Document properties: saving process has been accelerated.
  • (+) Document properties: Unfinished resubmission and due dates of documents as well as tasks are listed up to 365 days in briefing (previously 3 days).
  • (F) Advanced search: Action like export on searched results can be carried out easily.
  • (F) Advanced search: Search in "Selected folders and subfolders" can be carried out without any problems.
  • (F) Advanced search: Advanced search can be filtered specifically for "Show only undone" of due dates and resubmissions.
  • (+) DocumentView: Integration of new modules for 2020 version, display accelerated, dynamic display revised.
  • (+) Outlook email transfer: Specification of the number of files in the email header.
  • (+) Outlook email transfer: Improvement of the direct drag & drop transfer of email attachments.
  • (F) Outlook email transfer: Embedded graphics from Outlook are displayed correctly (CID).
  • (F) Outlook Connect: Logical linking of email attachments to the original email. The new symbol (email) marks documents that have been sent as an attachment with an email. Clicking the symbol opens the original email.
  • (+) PIA: PIA transfer dialog for "Do not display storage dialog" has been optimized.
  • (F) PIA: PIA for "Do not display storage dialog" no longer warns of duplicates.
  • (F) PIA: PIA in "Do not display storage dialog" no longer warns of new versions.
  • (+) PIA: Selection lists for extended properties are sorted alphabetically.
  • (+) OCR text recognition: Improvements have been made. The recognized text of each individual document page can now be searched live.
  • (F) Folder list: Folder list has been optimized, correct display of the icons is guaranteed.
  • (F) Folder list: "Show in storage folder" Optimization for folders that have not yet been dynamically loaded.
  • (F) Folder list: Optimization of the folder color. 30 new colors have been added.
  • (+) Surface: Optical adaptation to the 2020 version.
  • (+) Virtual folder link: Documents can now be linked to different folders, in addition to the original storage folder through the context menu of the documents.
  • (F) Versioning: Versioning has been updated and optimized.
  • (+) ScanConnect: Scan2Folder can scan additional pages.
  • (F) ScanConnect: Scanning of additional pages can be canceled.
  • (F) ScanConnect: Processing optimized for multiple scan jobs.
  • (+) Learning in of the document templates: The scanner tolerance can be set in stages (HD100, HD200, etc.).
  • (+) Automation and rule management: Folder monitoring optimized for Outlook.
  • (+) MassExport: Export process revised. The export process can be carried out using the context menu (right mouse button) of each permissible folder. The export process can be carried out of individual documents of the folders (original and PDF format) of the main folder as well as the documents of the main folder (original and PDF format) and their subfolders.

R11948 from 01/19/2020

  • (F) Document properties: Problem with special characters in the document name fixed.
  • (F) Document properties: Loading the document properties has been massively accelerated through the use of the newly developed PaperOffice 2020 modules.
  • (F) Document properties: Bug fixed when the document name contained a “hashtag” symbol. Documents with a hashtag symbol have caused errors, such as document cannot be opened, exported or edited in WorkBench.
  • (F) Documents: Bug fixed - preview pictures of documents could not be loaded locally if they were created in the network.
  • (F) Folder list: Listing problem with "Recently viewed" and " Most viewed" fixed.
  • (+) Folder list: Integration of the new folder management module from the upcoming version PaperOffice 2020.
  • (F) Mass import / Folder: Massive acceleration of folder import.
  • (+) Mass import / Folder: Massive acceleration and optimization for large numbers of folders (over 10,000).
  • (+) Mass import / Folder: Optimization for bulk imports through progress bars and "abort" options.
  • (+) Mass import / Folder: Custom pre-made display trees can be predefined and imported using the import wizard.
  • (F) Folder monitoring: Error fixed - Folder monitoring defined in the network was also displayed locally.
  • (F) PIA: The folder selection and storage path preview in the storage dialog has been optimized.
  • (F) Folder properties: Optimization of processing, automatic closing (Auto Close) deactivated.
  • (+) ScanConnect scan module: detection of white pages modified, new detection algorithms developed and integrated.
  • (+) ScanConnect directory (Scan2Folder): Problem with multiple documents has been fixed.
  • (+) PIA automation and storage: New barcode module for document template creation developed and integrated.
  • (+) Language interface: Beta integration of new program languages - Portuguese, Italian, French, Dutch, Turkish.
  • (+) Surface: color optimization.
  • (F) Search: Improvement of the keyword search and highlight of the search terms.
  • (+) WorkBench: Display of tooltips.
  • (+) WorkBench: Updates for the integrated PaperOffice WorkBench.

R11914 from 11/18/2019

  • (F) Folder List: Added new multicolor folder icons for cabinet, folders, and register.
  • (F) Document properties: Added VAT adjustment for Switzerland.
  • (+) PaperOffice interface: Optimization for visual effects, even if they were disabled on Windows.
  • (+) Storage masks: Storage masks can now also use variables in document data.
  • (+) Workflow: After manually adding a document, a task can be assigned directly.
  • (+) Workflow: After adding with PIA, a task can be assigned directly.
  • (F) PaperOffice Customization: Global adaptation to the latest Windows Update.
  • (+) Web Client: Advanced preparation to WebClient.

R11905 from 11/08/2019

  • (F) Folder list: Counting of folder contents can be turned off manually in settings.
  • (F) Folder list: Automatic counting massively accelerated. During the actualization, background services are no longer blocked.
  • (+) Folder list and document list: Drag & Drop function revised - Dragging and dropping documents from the document list into individual folders has been massively accelerated.
  • (+) AddOns and PaperOffice Printer: In case of non-installation of Office AddOns and PaperOffice printer a Manual retrospective installation in PaperOffice settings can be performed.
  • (+) PaperOffice interface: PaperOffice thumbnail big previews and small previews have been redesigned and massively accelerated.
  • (F) AskPIA Dialog: Added a new feature to manual storage. By checking the box next to the field "Edit after saving" the properties of the just added document can be edited immediately.

R11888 from 10/30/2019

  • (F) Folder list: Calculation of folder contents has been revised and accelerated.
  • (F) Folder list: AutoRepair added if the folder tree was not loaded correctly.
  • (F) FolderMount: Optimization and revision of the folder structure "My Windows documents" and "Common Windows documents".
  • (F) OutlookAddIn: Outlook AddIn revised and accelerated.
  • (F) OutlookAddIn: Attachments from email messages can be dragged directly to PaperOffice by drag & drop.
  • (F) PaperOffice Search: Optimization of the quick search, correction of the display error while searching for folders.
  • (F) PaperOffice Search: Massively accelerated listing of existing thumbnails and data in the overview as well as results resulting from the quick search.
  • (F) PaperOffice Interface: PaperOffice thumbnail image preview and rendering has been redesigned and massively accelerated.
  • (F) PaperOffice AutoZoom: Display error on AutoZoom when documents have been deleted and a black square was shown, has been fixed.
  • (F) PaperOffice interface: PaperOffice thumbnail preview and presentation of the large thumbnails has been revised and massively accelerated.

R11852 from 10/14/2019

  • (+) PaperOffice Database: Integration of automatic database validation.
  • (+) PaperOffice Database: PaperOffice supports adding of PowerPoint document types.
  • (+) PaperOffice Database: PaperOffice detects when ports 8890 - 8892 are busy or blocked by firewall and aborts the process.
  • (F) PaperOffice Console: PaperOffice console has been improved.
  • (+) PaperOffice Folder List: The number of documents in the main folders has been revised. Number of documents with bold font represents the number of documents in the current folder. Number after "+ in subfolders" represents the number of documents in subsequent subfolders.
  • (F) PaperOffice Search: Massively accelerated listing of existing thumbnails and data in the overview as well as results resulting from the quick search.
  • (F) PaperOffice Advanced Search: The bug that the scrollbar was partially obscured by the large preview of the document page has been fixed.
  • (F) PaperOffice Advanced Search: The error after restarting PaperOffice that the number of text hits was not displayed correctly has been fixed.
  • (F) PaperOffice Advanced Search Export Action: Export error (export in PDF format) and Outlook export has been fixed.
  • (F) PaperOffice ScreenCapture: Crash with ESC key has been fixed.
  • (F) PaperOffice PIA: Integration of AskPIA. Before each save, you can decide whether the save dialog should be displayed, not displayed or performed in automatic mode. In addition to the already known 3 modes can also be set whether the storage should be done manually. The storage setting can be set to "Remember", so that the memorized setting comes into effect with every subsequent saving process. The stored setting can then be changed afterwards by clicking on PIA.
  • (F) PaperOffice PIA: Detection of a currency in the absence of the document has been fixed.
  • (F) PaperOffice Team: Access rights and group rights, search and display have been revised and improved.

R11822 from 10/07/2019

  • (+) PaperOffice folder list: Folder counter on existing and newly added documents and files has been redesigned and massively accelerated.
  • (+) PaperOffice interface: PaperOffice creation and display of small thumbnails have been redesigned and massively accelerated.
  • (+) PaperOffice interface: PaperOffice creation and display of large thumbnails has been redesigned and massively accelerated.
  • (+) PaperOffice document list: Optimization of the display of the document list.
  • (+) PaperOffice MassImporter: Notifications are not displayed while the MassImporter is running.
  • (+) PaperOffice settings: In Settings you can set how many simultaneous processes are performed. Default setting was set to 1 concurrent processing.
  • (+) PaperOffice AutoZoom: The AutoZoom can be set to "Off", "Standard", 50% and 100% in settings.

R11810 from 10/01/2019

  • (+) PaperOffice interface: All tables (in management masks) can be sorted and changed in width. The sort order is saved permanently.
  • (+) PaperOffice interface: Internationalization, specific date formats as well as setting the week start day.
  • (+) PaperOffice interface: All thumbnails of the documents (thumbnails in the document list) can be zoomed in when you move the mouse over the areas of the thumbnails.
  • (+) PaperOffice Text recognition and correction: PaperOffice OCR and SmartSpell are intelligently controlled in the background, the process can be paused.
  • (F) PaperOffice contact management: Optimization and improvement of contact management - when creating a new contact, all contacts and not assigned to the current document are displayed.
  • (+) PIA storage masks: PIA storage masks: The management of the storage templates has been optimized.
  • (F) PaperOffice PIAIntegration of PIA AutoFill - Intelligent recognition of newly added documents and self-filling of recognized fields (date of the document, invoice number, amounts, tax rates, etc.).
  • (F) PaperOffice PIA: Bugfix, if no document was marked for creating a new version of the newly added document.
  • (F) PaperOffice PIA: PIA Analysis with Drag & Drop Function of documents and in the mode "Never show" is not executed.
  • (F) PaperOffice PIA: Bug fixes, thumbnails of the png and jpg files could not be enlarged in the PIA dialog.
  • (F) PaperOffice PIA: Recognize VAT Id numbers and add them as "Contacts" with just a click of the mouse.
  • (F) PaperOffice Directory Monitoring: Deletion time increased to 10 minutes.
  • (F) PaperOffice Directory Monitoring: After the import process can also be set to move files to any subfolder, instead of deleting them.
  • (F) PaperOffice Directory Monitoring: Fourth PIA mode for directory monitoring " Switched off and optimized for bulk import". PIA is not used, all documents that are imported via directory monitoring are stored directly in the destination folder.
  • (F) PaperOffice Directory Monitoring: In the case of „Switched off and optimized for bulk import, the document status and document type can also be specified. Thus, all documents which come in via the included monitored folder will be provided with the selected document status and document type.
  • (+) PaperOffice Quick Search: Optimized Columns. Documents and messages (emails) are displayed in a common column.
  • (+) PaperOffice Advanced Search: Button added for manual refresh of the result list.
  • (F) PaperOffice Advanced Search: Columns adapt to automatic screen resolution.
  • (F) PaperOffice Advanced Search: Information from document properties/receipt data are transferred to the Excel table when exporting with Excel data file.
  • (+) PaperOffice Advanced Search: Documents can be loaded in the document list by clicking on one of the entries.
  • (+) ScanConnect: Scan errors will display original messages from your scanner.
  • (F) ScanConnect: Intelligently recognizing and saving of multi-page documents - PaperOffice automatically detects that it is a multi-page (large) document, transforms and adjusts the quality.
  • (+) ScanConnect: Progress is displayed during smart sort execution.
  • (F) ScanConnect: Detection of white pages and search for QR code have been massively accelerated.
  • (+) QR Code Scanner: Has been completely redesigned and has even faster document recognition.
  • (+) Assistant: The PaperOffice Assistant can be run through again if the help is reset in Settings and under “Tips & Hints”.
  • (+) PaperOffice Document Properties: New document type "Cash receipt" has been added to Document Properties/Document Type.
  • (+) PaperOffice Document Properties: The receipt date can be read out automatically and is entered under the basic properties and "Date on document".
  • (+) PaperOffice Document Properties: Document type is read out automatically and is entered under Keywording and "Document type".
  • (+) PaperOffice Document Properties: New tab „Receipt data“ under Document properties has been added under which the receipt data (document number, document currency, total net, total gross, record VAT, total VAT, etc.) of the documents can either be stored manually or can be read out automatically when adding. Tax rates can be manually selected and the totals are calculated fully automatically when either gross or net amount is entered.
  • (+) OutlookConnect: Invalid characters are removed from the subject.
  • (+) OutlookConnect: Intelligent duplicate check integrated during import.
  • (F) OutlookConnect: Error caused by importing bad Outlook contacts has been fixed.
  • (+) OutlookConnect: Intelligent detection of duplicate contacts added.
  • (+) PaperOffice Database: PaperOffice Database Balancer, which optimizes the database connection for large amounts of data and bulk operations.
  • (+) PaperOffice Database The path to the local database folder is checked for invalid characters during installation.
  • (+) PaperOffice Folder List: Folder Counting for Common Documents has been overhauled.
  • (+) PaperOffice Settings: International date formats, languages, and currencies and numbers can be set under Settings.
  • (+) PaperOffice Display Type: Display by Status, Keywords, Document Type, Contacts can be searched directly.
  • (+) PaperOffice Display Type: Buttons for showing and hiding the entries that have at least one document have been added.

R11720 from 09/03/2019

  • (+) PIA optimization: PIA analysis uses Microsoft Office directly for processing Office documents, which speeds up processing and ensures stability
  • (+) PIA optimization: The saving process for several files can be stopped manually by clicking on the button "Cancel all"
  • (+) PIA optimization: Settings in PIA have been revised
  • (+) PIA optimization: Analysis progress is visibly displayed
  • (+) PIA Optimization: PIA Queue of the documents still to be processed is indicated in the upper menu bar next to the PIA symbol
  • (+) FolderMount: The FolderMount task has been completely redesigned and speeded up
  • (+) FolderMount By default, the "Mounted PaperOffice folder" is pre-installed in the Windows file directory and already mounted
  • (+) FolderMount: The mounted folder is monitored for actions in the Windows directory and PaperOffice. The addition of files can be done out of PaperOffice (added documents are also stored in the Windows directory) as well as out from the integrated Windows directory.
  • (+) Editing (Open -> Edit File Content -> Close) of the existing and already included in PaperOffice files can also be done both from PaperOffice, as well as through your Windows directory.
  • (+) Actions such as moving and deleting must be done EXCLUSIVELY in PaperOffice. Changes made by moving or deleting of documents, folders and files within the mounted Windows folder will NOT appear in PaperOffice, PaperOffice will ignore them.
  • (+) Folder list: Drag & Drop function of documents out from the document list in different folders has been revised and accelerated
  • (+) Folder list: Number of folder contents has been modified and accelerated in case of changes
  • (+) Folder list: When dragging documents or document folders from another folder, the contents of the subfolders automatically expand when you hold the mouse button a little longer over the corresponding main folder
  • (+) Folder list: Icons for the folder list has been extended by several office icons
  • (+) Folder list: Has been completely redesigned and accelerated
  • (+) Folder list: The contents of the document list can be loaded into the advanced search with one click and later exported
  • (F) Folder list: Optimization of “Most viewed” and “Recently viewed” entries
  • (F) DocumentView: The problem with reloading small thumbnails on multi-page documents has been resolved
  • (+) Document folder: Presentation of the document folder has been completely revised
  • (+) Document folder: Document folder can also be created by dragging and dropping one document onto another
  • (+) Document folder: Number of documents in the document folder is specified in the document book header
  • (+) Document folder: Document folder no longer needs to be separated to perform any further action on the documents
  • (+) Document folderIndividual documents can be easily separated from the document folder by clicking on the corresponding "link" symbol
  • (+) Document folder: The order of individual documents within the document folder can be specified by dragging and dropping
  • (+) Document folder: Documents outside of the document folder or inside another can be easily added to an existing document folder by dragging and dropping
  • (+) Document folder: The contents of the document folder can be opened to the right to easily identify the contents of the document folder and move documents
  • (+) Document folder: Document folders can be dragged from one existing folder to another by dragging and dropping
  • (+) PaperOffice interface: Optimization for monitors with a large resolution of over 1920px
  • (+) PaperOffice interface: Setup wizard has been added
  • (+) PaperOffice interface: Settings button has been added to the upper right corner. Click on the symbol directly opens the area with the settings
  • (+) ScanConnect: ScanConnect window has been enlarged
  • (+) ScanConnect: Click on the scan preview opens the respective page in large
  • (F) ScanConnect: Error caused by Windows updates that documents could not be read by Scan2Folder has been fixed
  • (+) Massimport: The mass importer has been completely redesigned and optimized for importing large amounts of files
  • (+) Massimport: Detailed information about the process. Processing of individual thumbnails is displayed live as well as the specification of the pages currently being processed for text recognition
  • (+) Massimport: Operations such as text recognition and thumbnail creation can be paused manually and resumed later
  • (+) Massimport: Operations such as text recognition and thumbnail creation can be manually canceled
  • (+) Processing control: Processing control for documents that have been set to "In progress" has been revised
  • (+) Versioning: The large preview image and small ones in the document list are updated immediately after versioning
  • (+) Versioning: Immediate change of the versioning icon to corresponding existing versions both in the menu on the right and in the document list in the corresponding document entry
  • (+) WorkBench: Has been revised and optimized for horizontally oriented documents
  • (+) Search: Found documents that are currently connected to other documents through a document folder are displayed in the document list with the associated documents from the document folder after clicking on "Select action" and then "Load into the document list"
  • (F) Advanced search: Date fields and custom fields were not created correctly for certain versions of Excel - this bug has been fixed

R11630 from 08/04/2019

  • (+) Adjusting Components to Windows 10 Update 2019 (1903) Internal 19H1
  • (F) Important adjustments to Microsoft Office Update 11629.20246 (11328.20318) for Outlook, Word, Excel
  • (+) ScanConnect Scanner Module: WIA Scanners are now supported
  • (+) ScanConnect Scanner Module: Found scanners can be renamed
  • (F) Backup: Preventing backup crashes - Backups can no longer be placed in the database folder
  • (F) User Login: Email addresses for users can be changed
  • (F) User Login: Setting the visibility of password information with a new user account

R11620 from 08/01/2019

  • (F) Folder List: Calculation of folder contents has been revised and accelerated
  • (F) Folder List: Drag & Drop function of documents from the document list into different folders has been revised and accelerated
  • (F) Document list: Date display as a grouping of document entries has been revised
  • (+) Document list: Multiple marking of individual document entries does not load the preview of all
  • (+) Document list: Multiple document entries can be printed out with one click
  • (+) Document list: Multiple document entries can be displayed as a PDF with just one click
  • (+) Document list: Optimization of the dynamic update after moving and deleting documents
  • (F) Core: Thumbnail display accelerated
  • (F) PIA Optimization: Document processing of Microsoft Office files has been accelerated
  • (+) PIA optimization: document analysis can be skipped. In addition, you can specify with which tab the PIA dialog should be started next time
  • (F) PIA optimization: Folder takeover has been accelerated, by clicking on a folder it is automatically taken over and displayed in the PIA dialog
  • (F) PIA optimization: fields are emptied with each new document
  • (+) OutlookConnect: If multiple documents are selected in the document list, they can be transferred to Outlook at the same time with one click and thus sent
  • (+) Login window: Optimization and revision of the login window, via “Options” you can access further areas
  • (+) Login Window / Program Resolution: Options allow access to built-in dynamic screen resolution. General Windows settings no longer have to be changed explicitly for PaperOffice
  • (+) Contact module: Contact window is not closed when something is being copied out of a third party software or application
  • (+) Database: Automatically check if database setting was not done incorrectly and SQL_MODE fits
  • (+) Search: PaperOffice search has been accelerated and the display of the found entries optimized
  • (+) FolderMount: FolderMount module has been revised. The original files are stored instead of encrypted in the database, if necessary, unencrypted directly in your Windows file system. You always have access to your documents
  • (+) Database: PaperOffice now supports multiple databases as well as several local users. To create another database, another PaperOffice account must be created. Each PaperOffice account can only be linked to a DB, which in turn requires a valid license

R11515 from 07/15/2019

  • (F) Tasks have not been marked as completed when one of the assigned persons or the task creator has completed them
  • (+) Faster and more accurate indexing of text recognitions
  • (+) Support for QR codes enhanced by real-time detection
  • (+) PaperOffice MobileConnect Core prepared
  • (+) Function extension of the database manager
  • (+) Support for MariaDB5 databases integrated
  • (+) Database setup for Synology revised
  • (+) PaperOffice PIA variable detection has been optimized
  • (+) Integrated support for QNAP NAS

R11512 from 07/01/2019

  • (F) Important adjustments to Microsoft Office Update 1906 Build 11727.20230, June 27, 2019 for Outlook, Word, Excel
  • (F) PaperOffice PDF printer sporadically ignored documents without filenames
  • (+) PIA> OpenCV visual recognition enhancements
  • (+) FileHandler> New optimized dictionaries for text recognition and text correction
  • (+) General Performance and Stability Updates
  • (+) Updating Driver Libraries and Node Modules

R11511 from 06/24/2019

  • (F) Important adjustments to Microsoft Office Update 11629.20246 (11328.20318) for Outlook, Word, Excel
  • (+) Self-diagnostic module integrated
  • (+) Data backup has been accelerated
  • (+) PIA detection has been accelerated
  • (+) Excel export improved
  • (+) Patch update for OpenCV 4.1.0
  • (+) Increased the maximum page count per document to 200. Please note that the processing times are massively increased with such large documents
  • (+) PaperOffice release updates must be confirmed before execution
  • (+) Dynamic updates will be installed in the background without any request if there is an internet connection
  • (+) Driver Libraries and Node Modules updated

R11509 from 06/17/2019

  • (+) Adapt all components to Windows 10 May Update 2019 (1903) Internal 19H1
  • (+) Important adjustment to Windows security update KB4503286 dated July 11, 2019 (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4503286)
  • (+) SmartSpell: Dictionary matching of text recognition now also takes place directly in front of PIA
  • (+) PIA: Read variables can now be split into indexed variables using separators
  • (+) Settings: Document optimization can now be checked and performed directly.
  • (+) PIA: Updating the tolerance values for taught scan templates has been improved
  • (F) Core: Fair-use was calculated incorrectly after the last update
  • (F) SmartSpell: OCR text recognition has displayed the old OCR for versioned documents and non-system language
  • (F) Briefing: Automated network update optimized

R11505 from 06/03/2019

  • (+) PIA (PaperOffice Intelligent Automatization): The former Exchange dialog window is replaced by PIA.
  • (+) PIA (PaperOffice Intelligent Automatization): All necessary information, such as date, document type and others can already be deposited at the document transfer.
  • (+) PIA (PaperOffice Intelligent Automatization): Automatic recognition of your documents thanks to document templates - visual recognition, keyword recognition and QR / barcode recognition.
  • (+) PIA (PaperOffice Intelligent Automatization): Storage masks can be executed on existing document templates.
  • (+) PIA (PaperOffice Intelligent Automatization): Automatic readout and providing of variables for automated workflows.
  • (+) PIA (PaperOffice Intelligent Automatization): PIA can read QR codes / barcodes and provide the content as a storage variable for document storage.
  • (+) PIA (PaperOffice

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