Dear Vtiger community, below you can find changelog for our PDF Maker

PDF Maker for Vtiger 7.x CRM

2 August 2021 – PDF Maker 4.24

  • added Vtiger 7.4 compatibility

19 July 2021 – PDF Maker 4.23

  • new variables for Current time (variables ##HH: II: SS## = 12:15:31) will now support a 12H and also 24H format based on Calendar format settings
    (these can be found under Other Information tab – Current date)

22 June 2021 – PDF Maker 4.22

  • resolved issues with Related Blocks for Contacts, Calendar and Tickets modules where in some cases the data were not exported
    fixed problem with workflow action where emails weren’t sent on some older versions of Vtiger
    other minor bug fixes

20 May 2021 – PDF Maker 4.21

  • enhanced the Properties tabs and Number and Currency formatting, more info in our manual section Properties
    Custom Fonts are now compatible with CK Editor, they can be selected and previewed directly in CK Editor now when imported correctly
    added new current time variables ##HH: II: SS## = 12:15:31 / ##HH: II## = 12:15, these can be found under Other Information tab – Current date
    added new feature Disable Export Edit for the selected template
    added new feature Save into Documents when selecting Edit and Export (tables are not fully compatible because of MPDF Library restriction)
    QR Pay by SQUARE supported via a custom function: [CUSTOMFUNCTION|payBySquare|iban|amount|currency|vs|ss|cs|note|due_date|size|CUSTOMFUNCTION]
    (example: [CUSTOMFUNCTION|payBySquare|SK1111110220006626199999|$TOTAL$|$CURRENCYCODE$|1234567890|1234567890|1234|$INVOICE_DESCRIPTION$|$INVOICE_DUEDATE$|100|CUSTOMFUNCTION])
    SWISS QR supported via a custom function: [CUSTOMFUNCTION|getSwissQRBill|invoiceId|referenceNumber|useRecipientName|CUSTOMFUNCTION]
    *only compatible with Multi Company installed, example template for this custom function

25 March 2021 – PDF Maker 4.20

  • added new feature Statement of Account to PDF via custom function: [CUSTOMFUNCTION|getAccountStatement|$ACCOUNTS_CRMID$|CUSTOMFUNCTION]
    added alert label before uninstalling PDF Maker that your templates will be lost when you uninstall PDF Maker
    $PDF_SIGNATURE$ variable will be no longer available to insert into the template, when there is no PDF Signature extension installed on your Vtiger CRM system
    fixed compatibility issues with PDF Signature extension where in some rare cases, users received an hmtl coded email
    $COMPANY_LOGO$ variable will now load company or Multi Company (when installed) logos properly
    fixed issue where in some rare cases, users received error 500 when tried to save the template (caused by wrong database SQL mode)
    fixed issue where “Send Email” action did not fill TO field, now the TO field will be filled with Primary Email of record (apply only if there is not installed Email Maker extension)
    other minor bugs and improvements

19 January 2021 – PDF Maker 4.19

  • added new feature to Download all records with one click into the .zip file
    added new feature to use Email Maker template content in the body of the email via Workflow action “Send email with PDF maker attachments”
    fixed issue where variable $R_SC_RELATED_TO_PHONE$ for the Service Contracts module was not exporting any data
    fixed a issue where when editing before export and subsequent export, the custom header was not displayed correctly
    fixed issue where inserting custom function variable as a File name for the template did not give any result

— 2020 —

9 December 2020 – PDF Maker 4.18

  • fixed issue, where there were wrong export results for some currency fields
    fixed compatibility issues with our Descriptions extension which caused wrong export of bullet points or similar
    minor bug fixes

30 November 2020 – PDF Maker 4.17

  • fixed issue, when selecting fields from related modules, variables were imported incorrectly into the template
    (example: Quotes template, related module Contacts, selecting contact id, the variable should be: $R_CONTACTS_CRMID$, before it was: $R_undefined$)

27 November 2020 – PDF Maker 4.16

  • fixed issue where using Export to PDF from the list view and then Save in to Documents feature was causing error
    fixed issues where variables for user image, logged user image, assigned user image, etc… images were not working showing properly

13 November 2020 – PDF Maker 4.15

  • fixed label %R_CALENDAR_Start Date & Time% , is now showing correctly as “Start Date & Time” upon Export or Preview

14 October 2020 – PDF Maker 4.14

  • fixed issue where export/preview was showing “Sorry! Attempt to access restricted file” error message when using the Related Blocks feature

12 October 2020 – PDF Maker 4.13

  • fixed issue where in some random cases related blocks were not working correctly
    fixed issue where export/preview was not working when using the italic texts like Arial
    fixed issue where workflow action Send Email with PDF Maker was sending/using just one (first template in the list) PDF Maker template when there was more templates selected for this action

30 September 2020 – PDF Maker 4.12

  • Display conditions for template now only can/can not see users based on PDF Maker – Profiles settings
    (Create/Edit is checked, the user can edit Display Conditions, this also applies in reverse)
    Fixed issue where product images in product block were not loading correctly during export or preview (only first product image was loaded)
    Added new feature “Page Break variable” which can be used for long product descriptions, this feature can be placed into the product description in the item details block via variable “#pagebreak#”
    However, some rules apply when using “#pagebreak#”:
    – does not transfer a style if # pagebreak # is in any “div” which has any styles, in this case it will be divided
    – if the table is in a table, then in this case it will not work properly
    – the width of the cells is not transmitted, we recommend setting it fixed during use

9 September 2020 – PDF Maker 4.11

  • Fixed issue where loading images via CK Editor layout was giving “Incorrect server response” error
    Improved Workflow action “Save Document from PDF Maker” where assigned to field was added

20 August 2020 – PDF Maker 4.10

  • Added option to set Default width and height for product images under Settings in the template
    Fixed issue where variable $PRODUCT_IMAGE$​​​​​​​ was giving as a result blank space
    Added the ability to install MPDF, CKEditor, Simple HTML dom via “Customize – Extensions” in PDF Maker
    Fixed issue where variable $VATPERCENT$​​​​​​​ for Individual taxes was giving as a result zeros
    Added new variable $PRODUCT_LISTPRICEWITHTAX$ which shows list price of product + tax as a result
    Improved quantity, number/value format for preview and export, decimals are removed by a default
    *For special cases, if the quantity is set to 5.5 by users, they can change formatting via Number Format under Properties
    Added Currency format option, if “Is Active” is checked, all currency fields will use this formatting instead of Number format which can be used separately for quantity and percentage if their value contains decimals

3 August 2020 – PDF Maker 4.9

  • Fixed issue where variable $PRODUCTDISCOUNT$ was not affected by Number format settings from the template Properties
    Increased limit for files which are exported, in the \modules\PDFMaker\resources\simple_html_dom\simple_html_dom.php file from 60 000 (6MB) to 100 000 000 (100MB)
    *if you are having issues to send bigger files via Email function in Vtiger, we suggest to update these values also in the file: \include\simplehtmldom\simple_html_dom.php line 65: define(‘MAX_FILE_SIZE’, 600000);
    minor updates for upcoming extension E-Signature

17 July 2020 – PDF Maker 4.8

  • Fixed issue where variable $PRODUCTVATPERCENT$ was not showing VAT correctly when edited manually in the Items Detail block

25 June 2020 – PDF Maker 4.7

  • Added new custom function its4you_showtotaldiscountpercent

28 May 2020 – PDF Maker 4.6

  • Improved feature to enter variables by starting writing $ symbol into the template, now you can also use the symbol+label name ($subje…)
    *before it was just $ symbol + variable ($INVOICE_SUBJE…)
    Added new inCFArray custom function [CUSTOMFUNCTION|inCFArray|name|value|inArrayReturn|notInArrayReturn|CUSTOMFUNCTION] to filter records
    *can be used with custom function [CUSTOMFUNCTION|addToCFArray|name|value|CUSTOMFUNCTION]
    Added feature to create List view templates and group them by adding in to template [LISTVIEWGROUPBY|xxx: xxx|LISTVIEWGROUPBY]
    *these templates will work just for list view export in modules, template will not shown in the detail view of records
    Added new Unique Products Blocks, used to remove duplicates in shown in the blocks
    Fixed issue where you were not able sort templates by name in the PDF Maker list view

29 April 2020 – PDF Maker 4.4

  • Fixed issue where datefmt custom function was showing current date even when the fields for the date were empty
    Fixed issue where field Contact Name in related blocks, were causing that related block was empty after export or preview
    New icon in menu for PDF Maker added

9 April 2020 – PDF Maker 4.3

  • Added variable $PURCHASEORDER_PAID$ for Purchase Orders module
    Fixed #HIDETR# custom function, where it was causing issues when there was table in the table and the whole tables was hidden instead of <tr>
    Save as Document feature now pre-fill the Title of the Documents, based on the File Name value in the PDF Maker under Settings tab

4 March 2020 – PDF Maker 4.2

  • Fixed issue, where using variables Received ($received$) and Balance ($balance$) in related block was not shown correctly when exported to .pdf

17 February 2020 – PDF Maker 4.1

  • minor bug fixes

January 2020 – PDF Maker 4.0

  • new validation system via our FREE extension Installer

January 2020 – PDF Maker 700.13.6

  • Fixed issue where “Send Email” function was not sending attachments
    Fixed issues where CK Editor was not properly loaded when creating the template

January 2020 – PDF Maker 700.13.5

  • Fixed issue from versions 700.13.2 + where you had issues with the page break feature
    Minor bug fixes

January 2020 – PDF Maker 700.13.4

  • Custom functions compatibility with PHP 7.3 added
    Fixed issue where you were unable to click on the menu and expand it, when you entered “Customize” tabs via PDF Maker list view
    Fixed issue where you weren’t able to choose related modules and use variables (mainly Calendar, where you had just Contacts as related module)
    Added feature to enter variables by starting writing in to template with the $ symbol, so you don’t have to choose them via pick list menu

January 2020 – PDF Maker 700.13.3

  • Minor Improvements and bug fixes

December 2019 – PDF Maker 700.13.2

  • Fixed issue where export of images for the module Products was not working (using variable $PRODUCTS_IMAGENAME$)
    Also feature of PDF Maker “PDF Product Images” before export working correctly based on: PDF Product Images in product templates

December 2019 – PDF Maker 700.13.1

  • Fixed issue with export showing error code

November 2019 – PDF Maker 700.13.0

  • Minor Improvements and bug fixes

September 2019 – PDF Maker 700.12.0

  • Styles 4 You, fixed issue where the “unlink” button was not working

September 2019 – PDF Maker 700.11.0

  • Fixed issue with template conditions, where you weren’t able to select currency as a condition from the picklist

June 2019 – PDF Maker 700.10.0

  • Added Charges Block
    Minor changes in the manual

May 2019 – PDF Maker 700.9.4

  • Fixed issue when Related Block was duplicating first record

April 2019 – PDF Maker 700.9.3

  • Fixed variable of Delivery Notes: $ITS4YOUDELIVERYNOTES_QUANTITY$
    – when there was more than one product in Delivery Notes, it was showing wrong quantity count  when PDF was exported

March 2019 – PDF Maker 700.9.2

  • Fixed issue where the fields which contained html code in text area were shown incorrectly
    Compatibility with Descriptions 4 You

February 2019 – PDF Maker 700.9.1

  • Fixed issue where inactive fields were shown in PDF Maker

January 2019 – PDF Maker 700.9.0

  • Edit & Export compatibility with PHP 7.1
    Fixed problem with adding deducted taxes
    Added label for “Insert into template” variables
    Added template loading sequel for export

December 2018 – PDF Maker 700.8.0

  • License validation problem fixed
    (we recommend to update PDF maker to at least this version if you are having issues with validation)

September 2018 – November 2018 – PDF Maker 700.5.1 – 700.7.0

  • Pagebreak functionality bug fixed
  • Due date license added
    Font awesome feature
    Dynamic loading of fonts from the folder resources/fonts/

August 2018 – PDF Maker 700.5.0

  • Watermark funcionality
  • Lock PDF file funcionality – Password for PDF file

June 2018 – PDF Maker 700.4.1

  • Minor Improvements and bug fixes

April 2018 – PDF Maker 700.4.0

  • Header/Footer template

January – March 2018 – PDF Maker 700.3.0 – 700.3.1

  • Minor Improvements and bug fixes

September – October 2017: 700.2.0 – 700.2.3

  • #HIDETR# functionality to hide <tr> in your PDF file (we recommend to use it with its4you_if, its4you_ifnumber or its4you_isnull custom function)
  • new custom functions: its4you_ifnumber, its4you_isnull
  • bug fixes

July 2017: 700.1.4 – 700.1.5

  • Minor Improvements and bug fixes

31. May 2017: 700.1.3

  • PDF Maker available for vtiger 7.0

PDF Maker for Vtiger 6.x CRM

19 March 2020: 3.4

  • fixed issue where Related blocks were not loading the values based on variables used

02 March 2020: 3.3

08 December 2020: 3.2

  • Added compatibility with Installer
    Fixed compatibility with some of our extensions
    Added option to “set the Default Product Images Size”, in template – Properties settings
    Fixed issue with showing multiple individual taxes
    Fixed a problem where using the “Page break feature” caused a problem when displaying subtotal currency

30 April 2020: 600.19.6

  • Fixed issue where field Contact Name in related blocks, were causing that related block was empty after export or preview

March 2019: 600.19.5

  • Minor Improvements and bug fixes

March 2019: 600.19.4

  • Fixed issue where Product & Service blocks were not working correctly

February 2019: 600.19.3

  • Fixed issue where inactive fields were shown in PDF Maker

January 2019: 600.19.2

  • Product page break feature fixed
    Added label for “Insert into template” variables

December 2018: 600.19.1

  • Uninstall fixed
    Fixed issue where custom fields for calendar was not showing upon export

November 2018: 600.19.0

August 2018: 600.18.0

  • Watermark functionality
  • PDF Password

July 2018: 600.17.0

  • Header/Footer template

November 2016: 600.16.0

  • Styles4You
  • More user-friendly create/edit of template (movable PDF Maker block in EditView)
  • Minor Improvements and bug fixes

August 2016: 600.15.0 – 600.15.1

  • Save PDF into Documents in Edit and Export

July 2016: 600.14.0

  • Export to RTF functionality
  • Minor Improvements and bug fixes

June 2016: 600.13.0

  • Searching in ListView
  • Owner and Sharing in ListView of PDF Maker
  • New variables for “Modified by User” and “Created by User” available
  • Brazilian Portuguese translation of PDF Maker
  • Since release 600.13.0 is in installation process new mpdf (mpdf6) installed
  • (New version of mpdf is installed only in installation procces not update of PDFMaker – to update mpdf manually please find: [yourvtiger]/modules/PDFMaker/resources/ and rename or delete folder mpdf. Then please open PDFMaker in your CRM and provide mpdf installation proccess.)
  • Issue with ListView export language fixed
  • Fixed its4you_getContactImage custom function

March 2016: 600.12.0 – 600.12.1

  • Issue with Custom Currency fields fixed
  • Fixed issue with wrong display & in QR code
  • Template owner is user who creates template
  • Option to create separate Block for Products and for Services
  • Fixed issue with printing from ListView
  • Minor Improvements and bug fixes

January 2016: 600.11.0 – 600.11.1

  • Faster loading EditView of template and Create template page

December 2015: 600.10.1

  • Vat block displays also when VAT is 0%
  • Issue with Currency fields fixed
  • $site_URL available in template by $siteurl$

November 2015: 600.10.0

  • Finnish translation of PDF Maker
  • Available option to add custom Company Info into template
  • Showing description of template after mouse rollover in PDF Maker block
  • Product block where is chosen column List Price is possible to select only for module PriceBook

October 2015: version 600.9.1 – 600.9.2

  • bug fixes
  • fixed bug with showing $PRODUCTS_IMAGENAME$

August 2015: version 600.9.0

  • option to add conditions to show/hide templates in PDF Maker block

June 2015: version 600.8.0

  • Compatibility with Vtiger 6.3

May 2015: version 600.7.0 – 600.7.2

  • print PDF option available

May 2015: version 600.6.0

  • sorting of templates by name
  • bug fixes
  • privileges for DETAIL/EDIT/DELETE of templates

April 2015: version 600.5.4 – 600.5.5

  • minor improvements and bug fixes

17. December 2014: version 600.5.3

  • Upgrade option added
  • bug fixes

10. December 2014: version 600.5.1 – 600.5.2

  • fixed sorting in related blocks

27. November 2014: version 600.5.0

  • fixed export in Calendar module
  • sorting within mass export

November 2014: version 600.4.3 – 600.4.5

  • correction release
  • fixed saving PDF Templates
  • removed the limit for the selection in related blocks
  • correction filing discount in PDF

24. October 2014: version 600.4.0 – 600.4.2

  • add option to create page break in product block
  • compatibility with Cashflow4You
  • support of “Comments”
  • bug fixes

8. October 2014: version 600.3.8 – 600.3.9

  • minor improvements and bug fixes
  • available option to Uninstall PDF Maker
  • fixed bug “assigned to”

3. June 2014: version 600.3.3

  • change formatting for uitype 72
  • correction for inserting (total, subtotal…) in the EditView for Invoice, Quotes, SalesOrder and PurchaseOrder

28. May 2014 version 600.3.2

  • introduction of Basic version of PDF Maker

22.May 2014 version 600.3.1

  • improvements related to support EMAIL Maker

13. May 2014 version 600.3.0

  • added support for Workflows

30. April 2014 version 600.2.0

  • added support for Customer portal

January – April 2014 version 600.1.1 – 600.1.10

  • minor improvements and bug fixes related to movement of the PDF Maker to vtiger 6

11. December 2013 version 600.1.0

  • first initiate version 2.x for vtiger CRM 6 based on main functionalities of PDF Maker for vtiger 5.x

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