FlatFrog Board Release Notes

Release notes June 23rd, 2021

Current Release Notes

June 23rd, 2021

Changes to Existing Features

  • Sticker icon has been changed
  • Stickers added to Object Menu - You can now access the Sticker Tray from the menu of sticky notes and images.
  • Sticker Tray updated - There are now new categories for "Recents" and "Currently Used."

New and Enhanced Features

  • Voting - Stickers can be used for reactions and voting by upvoting (+1) or downvoting (-1) the sticker.

Previous Release Notes

June 9th, 2021

Changes to Existing Features

  • Search and Filtering Improvements - Access to search/filtering through button in page toolbar.  Filter by text, stickers, and sticky note colors.  
  • Shared Boards - New icon to visualize Boards shared with you. This can be found next to the Board name on the Dashboard. Hover over the icon to see who owns the Board.
  • More Templates - New templates and categories have been added to the templates gallery.

New and Enhanced Features

  • Sign In/Up from Session - When joining a session as a guest, the user will be able to sign in or sign up from the canvas. When they have returned to the session with their account all content in My Items will be retained. 
  • Board Menu on Dashboard - It is now possible to rename, delete, and duplicate Boards from the Recent Boards list.
  • Filter by All Boards - In the My Boards view it is now possible to filter with 'All Boards' to view all Boards the user has created and has been shared with them by others. 

Resolved Issues

  • Presenter Mode fix where users that joined in the middle of a session with locked pages would begin on the wrong page.
  • Stickiness fix where items in a remote session would only appear selected for users on one side.

May 26th, 2021

Changes to Existing Features

  • Image Upload Improvements - It is now possible to select and add more than one image at once to the Board. There are new drag and drop feedback messages that appear.

New and Enhanced Features

  • Web handling - Board will be saved with compression to improve file handling.

Resolved Issues

  • Improved reconnecting
  • Improved page rearranging for certain browsers
  • Improved auto-save indicator when performing undos
  • Improved interface consistency for My Board and Shared With Me view

May 12th, 2021

New and Enhanced Features

  • Search - Access search from the Page Menu or by using Ctrl/Cmd + F. You can search by text and sticky note color. 
  • Start from last known page - User will rejoin a board on the page he last left it from. If the user does not have a last known page state, the Board owner's last saved page will be used instead.

May 3rd, 2021

Changes to Existing Features

  • cloud.flatfrog.com moved to replace app.flatfrog.com
  • Tutorial, Knowledge Base, and Feedback accessible from Dashboard Menu.
  • Templates can now be added as a new page in an existing Board file.

Resolved Issues

  • Improved functionality on iPad.

March 25th, 2021

New and Enhanced Features

  • cloud.flatfrog.com launch including:
    • Cloud Storage and Personal Accounts
    • Dashboard highlighting Recent Boards, My Boards, and the ability to upload existing Boards.
    • Board Links and Session Links for quick Board sharing.
    • Templates as new Board and updated template library.
    • Lock and Unlock sticky notes, text boxes, images, and stickers.
    • Set, Replace, and Remove Background image from Page Menu.

January 14th, 2021

Changes to Existing Features

  • Presenter Updates - It is now possible for everyone to become the presenter and to lock pages for other participants. This comes with an enhanced collaboration menu for better user experience.
  • Improved Alignment - The corner of sticky notes, text, and images will highlight when brought in close proximity to one another to aid in alignment.
  • Clipboard Improvements - A series of updates for cut, copy, and paste features:
    • All ink added on the papers will be cut/copied
    • Cut will remove the papers, copy will not
    • All papers in a selection should be cut/copied
    • If you cut multiple papers and then undo, they should all return at once
    • After pasting multiple papers, they should all be selected

December 2nd, 2020

New and Enhanced Features

  • Stickers - Adding all stickers from Flatfrog Board for Rooms to FlatFrog Board for Web with possibility to create your own sicker by adding it from file. Sticker will stay on top of sticky note that is being updated

Resolved Issues

  • Fix for stickers issue where stickers move to the bottom left corner if sticky notes have been auto-aligned.

November 23rd, 2020

New and Enhanced Features

  • Undo & Redo - All users can now undo and redo in remote collaboration sessions. Every participant can undo and redo actions created by other participants.

Resolved Issues

  • Copy and pasting stickers will no longer result in cut off stickers in FlatFrog Board for Rooms.

November 4th, 2020

New and Enhanced Features

  • Zoom - Zoom in and out with the new toolbar or different shortcuts. Pan around on page when zoomed in and add content without disturbing other participants.
  • Decoupling Pages - Participants are able to navigate to work and edit on different pages independent of the host. The host currently acts as the presenter. Go back to the presenter with a dedicated button. Show on which page participants are on in the participants list.

September 17th, 2020

Changes to Existing Features 

  • Text editor improvements - New vertical layout, introducing 10 predefined styles, design updates to combo-button, and new dark background behind editors.

New and Enhanced Features

  • Page management - New page management within grid view allows users to rearrange, delete and add pages. Hold and drag to rearrange pages.

Resolved Issues

  • Various bug fixes and quality improvements regarding sessions ending dialogs

September 2nd, 2020

  • Various bug fixes and quality improvements regarding memory and connectivity

July 16th, 2020

Changes to Existing Features 

  • My Drafts - My Sticky Notes has been replaced with My Drafts with a brand new layout. Sticky notes and text can now be drafted.
  • New Join Board icon - The Join Board icon has been updated
  • Updated Join Board dialog - The dialog box for Join Board has been updated
  • Layout Changes - Page Navigation has been moved to the right. The Content Toolbar on the left has been updated.
  • Sticky Notes - The sticky note editor window has been redesigned.
  • Images - The Windows Explorer will open when Image is clicked on the toolbar.
  • Share Link - Share Link has been replaced by Invite to Board. 

New and Enhanced Features

  • New Board - New Boards can now be created on the web app. (app.flatfrog.com)
  • Editable Whiteboard - You can now write, erase, add sticky notes, images, and text. Sticky notes, images, and text can be moved, deleted, duplicated, resized, and rotated as well. 
  • Invite to Board - The web app can now host and invite other Participants to collaborate on the Board.
  • Page Navigation - Page Navigation no longer shows thumbnails of the pages. A Grid View has been added to see all of the pages in a Grid. You can also now make New Pages.
  • Content Toolbar - New tools include: Text, Select, Draw, and Clipboard. Use these tools to type text, move sticky notes around, draw on the Board, and copy and paste sticky notes.
  • Ping Functionality - When you are in a session with more participants you can use ping (long press) on the board to highlight content.
  • Download as - You can now download a copy of the Board as an editable FlatFrog Board (.ffb) file or a PDF file.
  • Give Feedback - Modal for users to give us feedback for issues, ideas, and comments.
  • Tutorial - A tutorial will appear the first time you visit. This can be accessed again in the menu.
  • Knowledge Base - In the menu there is a link to the Knowledge Base under Help.

May 14th, 2020

Resolved Issues

  • iPad UI - The web client is now visible on the iPad, it was previously unsupported
  • Connection detection improved - The web client previously had a chance of disconnecting without the user knowing

April 15th, 2020

  • Fixed issues related to ink behavior

April 9th, 2020

  • FlatFrog Board web app at https://app.flatfrog.com - Join a remote collaboration session via your web browser. From desktop you can see the whiteboard and contribute with sticky notes and images. From mobile you can contribute with sticky notes and images.
  • "Open Board" button on Home Screen - Possibility to open and view *.ffb files between meetings in web (Local viewer) browser on laptop (not mobile)
  • Unsupported Web Browser dialog - Supported Browsers on desktop: Chrome, New Edge, Firefox and Opera. When using any other browser, the user now gets informed that it is not supported. On mobile most browsers should be supported.
  • Board Code Link - Web can connect to a session with link using format: https://app.flatfrog.com/code/XXXXXX, where XXXXXX is the current Board Code from a Windows (UWP) host. Everytime a Board Code is updated, the webapp automatically updates the URL with the new one.
  • Support for updated *.ffb file format - See description in Windows section. 
  • Web application view on mobile - Join the session from your mobile device.
  • Fixed some bugs related to ink in web application
  • Various bug fixes and quality improvements