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P4Web Release Notes
2007.2 - October 17, 2007

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Documentation

For details about using P4Web, see the P4Web documentation on the Perforce Web site or consult the embedded help files.

Requirements

Installation

P4Web may now be installed as a Windows service or as a regular application on a Windows machine. Each Windows install option will configure P4Web differently:

Latest Changes

New Functionality in Release 2007.2

Bugs fixed in 2007.2

#137222
P4Web no longer experiences intermittent slowdowns on some Windows systems. (Bug #25526)
#131881
If P4Web detects a fatal error condition due to a catastrophic fstat failure, it now displays a helpful diagnostic message before crashing. Unfortunately, the error is so severe that there is no way to recover; furthermore P4Web will need to be restarted after the error condition (e.g.non-writeable HOME directory) has been fixed. This problem will occur if the p4 tickets file cannot be successfuly written. (Bug #25691)
#131028
The -L output is now correct if the URL contain a % character. The % was being lost and it appearded as tho the URL was being corrupted and causing problems. But only the displayed output was wrong - the internal URL was always correct. (Bug #25523)
#127836
If the first or last line of a file is added or changed, the P4Web diff output is now correct. (Bug #25112, #25115)
#127763
In the 2 pane diff, if a change is followed one line later by an add, the output is now correct. (Bug #25146)
#124294
P4Web diff now correctly handles a diff in the last line of a file. (Bug #24986)
#124203
P4Web no longer crashes if you give a raw P4 command more than 125 arguments. P4Web displays an error message and the command is not run. (Bug #24969)
#124202
The Redisplay button on Pending Changelists has been moved below the list of files (rather than just above that list) to ensure correct display if the changelist exceeds the page content limit. (Bug #24977)
#123153
In the Jobs list, descriptions containing right or left carets are now displayed correctly. (Bug #24843)
#123143
The two-pane diff now correctly handles the case where a block of text is inserted at the beginning of a file. (Bug #24840)
#123271
Browser with authorization (-B) now has a logout button. Browse without authorization (-b) continues to omit the logout button. (Bug #24773)
#122294
The revision numbers have been reversed in the Diff2 revisions icon's alt-text and the corresponding Diff header so they now match the diff2 command that was run. (Bug #24677)
#112921
Memory leak fixed. (Bug #23779)
#114494
Security has been improved by running p4 login on all commands that come from a browser on a different machine than P4Web, if login is required and the server is version 2004.1 or higher. (Bug #17022)
#114680
P4Web no longer crashes if given an invalid P4CHARSET value. (Bug #23554)
#116178
P4Web no longer crashes if there is no POST data when processing a raw p4 command. (Bug #23800)
#116368
For security purposes, the client's Root, AltRoots and Owner fields are read-only when editing a client using a browser that is not running on the same computer as P4Web. (No Job)
#116437
If connected to a Unicode server, P4Web now passes the -C value when spawning p4 resolve. (Bug #23859)
#116533
P4Web no longer enables the current user to use a workspace owned by another user if the browser is not on the same computer as P4Web. This restriction does not apply to P4Web browse-only instances (-b and -B flags) of course. (No Job)
#116573
If an interactive resolve fails because the DISPLAYenvironment variable is not set, P4Web displays an error message instead of going into an infinite loop. (Bug #23871)
#116611
P4Web no longer allows remote users to use or edit a workspace that has a root that is the same as P4Web's current working directory. This fix prevents someone from switching to an non-existent client name and then editing it, thereby gaining access outside of the union of their own client roots. (Bug #23881)
#116767
For security purposes, a remote user cannot change a file's Perforce filetype to symlink. (Bug #23896)
#116952
Right and left carets and the pipe symbol are no longer allowed in raw p4 command strings. (Bug #23933)
#119313
The URL "http://localhost:8080/?ac=20" no longer causes P4Web to spawn a thread that hangs. (Bug #23972)
#119325
You cannot use the raw p4 print command with wildcards in P4Web. (Bug #23974)
#119338
You cannot use a remote connection to run a raw p4 reopen command and change a file into a symlink. (Bug #24010)
#119453
P4Web now displays the new "Senseless juxtaposition of wildcards" message from the server. (Bug #24036)
#119454
P4Web no long mixes raw output from running raw p4 commands with HTML tags if an error occurs. (Bug #23932)
#119526
In browse-only mode, the (non-functioning) Edit button at the bottom of specification forms has been removed. (Bug #24267)
#119844
The RSS 2.0 feed on the Jobs pane now includes the visible fields that you have filtered for. (Bug #24309)

New Functionality in Release 2006.2

Bugs fixed in 2006.2

#114681
P4Web no longer crashes if given an invalid P4CHARSET value. (Bug #23554)
#113840
The P4Web logout button is not available when P4Web is run in browse only mode (-b or -B). (Bug #23421)
#112223
The environment variable P4WEBROBOTS can be used to point to any file in the depot to user for robots.txt requests. It must point to a file using depot syntax. If it is not set, the path used is //depot/robots.txt. (Bug #23232)
#112192
The link for the header on the RSS chagelist page now contains the path information. (Bug #23206)
#110792
The toolbar icons in P4Web have been padded with additional space and also have had separators added where appropriate. (Bug #22876)
#110429
The environment variable P4WEBRSSAUTHOR can be used to set the <author> field of a P4Web RSS feed.

By default, P4Web outputs the [email protected] (changes) or user (jobs) as the author. However the RFC 822 standard indicates that the <author> field should contain a valid email address. However getting the associated uer's email address would entail running p4 users for every RSS request doubling the load on the server. To avoid this extra overhead, the [email protected] or user is output as the author - but this is not valid and causes problems with some RSS readers.

Therefore the new environment variable P4WEBRSSAUTHOR can be used to force a valid email address into the author field. Set P4WEBRSSAUTHOR to the email of the person responsible for the P4Web instance. If P4WEBRSSAUTHOR is not set, P4Web displays [email protected] and user. (Bug #22216)

#110290
The Jobs RSS feed dates have been changed to RFC 822 standard.
for example <pubDate>Fri, 2006/09/15 08:19:53 EDT</pubDate>
has become <pubDate>Fri, 15 Sep 2006 08:19:53 EDT</pubDate> (Bug #22215)
#106746
P4Web now returns the 200 OK response for its RSS feeds. (Bug #21808)
#106661
P4Web now correctly displays the Workspace Mode for clients with top level roots (e.g. / or C:\). (Bug #21980)
#105426
When a user describes a changelist from the Fixes portion of a Job and the changelist is discovered to be a pending change, P4Web adds a "Status: pending" line to the output. If not in browse only mode, P4Web makes the word "pending" clickable so it takes you to the editable version of the changelist under the Pending tab. (Bug #15069)
#105391
P4Web no longer offers to let you change your password in authenticated viewer mode (-B). If you attempt to use an instance of P4Web running in -B mode and enter a wrong password, you should click the Logout icon and then try logging in again. (Bug #21871)
#105150
If the maximum number of submitted changelists is not provided when generating an RSS feed for Submitted Changelists, a maximum of 125 is used. This prevents buffer overflow and crashing of P4Web. (Bug #21846)
#104900
P4Web now runs "p4 login" whenever it needs to authenticate user & password for a server that supports the login command. (Bug #21625)
#104792
File tab Filter -> "Changed Unopened Files" now works correctly. (Bug #20792)
#104702
P4Web no longer fills in Select Fields that are not required; it generates a blank choice and sets the initial selection to that. (Bug #19470)
#104693
"[Click here for job field descriptions]" in the Job Edit Form no longer wraps. (No Job)
#104576
P4Web now correctly generates the <'?xml version=\"1.0\" encoding=\"ISO-8859-1\"?> header for its RSS feeds. (Bug #21811)
#104520
P4Web now generates the <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8"/> header element when the charset is Unicode. (Bug #18118)
#104518
File tab Filter -> "Opened Unchanged Files" now works correctly. (Bug #20791)
#104517
Files tab -> "Files missing from workspace" now works correctly. (Bug #20793)
#104516
The "Unsynched files" filter now correctly shows the files that need syncing. (Bug #20794)
#104486
When a file whose filetype includes +l is already opened, P4Web now displays the icon with a lock subicon. (Bug #20999)
#104368
In certain cases, P4Web would generate an invalid URL and hence invalid XML for its RSS feeds. This has been fixed. (Bug #21792)
#103516
When you set a filter in the Files view of p4web, subfolders that do not contain files matching the filter are no longer displayed. (Bug #18121)
#103507
The P4Web help page "P4Web User Guide - Using the File view" has been cleaned up so that the icons are displayed and the links work. (Bug #20706)
#103446
Using 'View Changelist' from the 'Sync to Changelist' pane now works correctly. (Bug #18826)
#103420
P4Web now correctly handles a malformed "p4 command input" that ends in a / character. (Bug #20638)

New Functionality in Release 2006.1

Bugs fixed in 2006.1

#92242
Added support for old filetype names. (Bug #19129)
#91956
The number of lines shown in the Jobs pane "Visible fields:" selecton box has been increased. This prevents the scrollbar from disappearing on some browsers. (Bug #19827)

New Functionality in Release 2005.2

Bugs fixed in 2005.2

#83156
MS Internet Explorer and Mozilla based browsers (e.g. Firefox, Mozilla, Netscape) block file:// URLs from P4Web (for security reasons file:// URLs are blocked unless the HTML page is on a local file system). This causes the Workspace: link in the Revision History to no longer work when clicked.

To workaround this restirction right click the Workspace: link and Copy Shortcut to the clipboard. Then press F6 and Ctrl+V to paste the copied Shortcut into the Address field and press Enter to view the local file.

New Functionality in Release 2005.1

Bugs fixed in 2005.1

#77384
P4Web run as a Windows service now honors the P4MERGE services registry entry to launch the specified program from an interactive resolve when the "merge" option is chosen. (Bug #17137)
#75136
P4Web run as a Windows service now supports interactive resolve. (Bug #16226, #16263)
#74762
URLs containing leading spaces are now handled correctly by P4Web. Specifically any relative links (such as Revision History) containing leading spaces will not lose the leading space when expanded to its full URL. (Bug #16510)
#74328
P4Web in Standard Mode will no longer honor P4PASSWD when run against a secure (4.2+) server with a security level < 2. (Bug #16477)
#72370
P4Web is now able to operate with a unicode server (Bug #4455, #15992)
#72269
The workspace file link on the File State page is now always displayed when in workspace mode even when the file is not in the depot. (Bug #16074)
#70471
Now more than one P4Web service can be run simultaneously on the same machine. (Bug #15687, #15690)

New Functionality in Release 2004.2

Bugs fixed in 2004.2

#62920
The Description field text of the Label, Client and Branch Specification pages render using original formatting instead of being wrapped to fit the size of the table fields. (Bug #14635)
#61155
The subnavigation menus from the Integrate Using Branch and Sync Workspace to Label pages now work correctly. (No job)
#61152
P4Web no longer crashes when clicking on a link to a label, branch, client, user or job name which has a leading '/'. (Bug #14513)
#59844
The Description field of the Submitted Changelists page now shows the full text of the description. (Bug #13683, #8184)
#59606
The Open for Edit and Change Filetype pages now show the type of the file(s) at the head revision. The Change Filetype page will also show the opened type if that differs from the head type. (Bug #12144)
#59396
Now all filters on the Depot Tree page honor the "Show only files in client view" setting. (Bug #14100, #14348)
#59313
The Change Filetype page now has a select dropdown menu, checkboxes and radio buttons to allow the user to select from any of the supported filetypes, modifiers and format revisions. This set of options is also available from the Open for Edit and Open for Add pages. (Bug #3342, #12143, #12327)
#58882
The Depot/Workspace Tree pages have a checkbox to include subfolders in the Files Matching pattern. (Bug #14099)
#58333
The Settings page now has an option to allow the user to configure the diff output format used for all diff and diff2 commands used by the current P4Web session. (Bug #8448)
#58187
Some Filter options for the Workspace/Depot Tree pages have been re-worded. Specifically:
Old wording: New wording:
Current path files and open files No filter
Current path files Hide files in subfolders
Open files Opened files
Open files - all clients Opened files - all clients
Open unchanged files Opened unchanged files
(Bug #14100)
#58171
The Filter options on the Workspace Tree page now match the Filter options on the Depot Tree page. Although these pages are now consistent with each other, Workspace Tree will never show files opened for delete as these files do not exist in the workspace. (Bug #12069)
#58058
The Files Matching pattern will "stick" until it is unset from either the Tree Filter form or the Submitted Changelists form. (Bug #12149)
#58023
P4Web has an input field for quick navigation to a new path from any page. (Bug #13682, #12784)
#57898
P4Web can handle filenames with '@#%*' characters if the server is 2004.2 or later. (No job)
#56746
P4Web now honors the P4DIFF and P4MERGE environment variables, and will launch external applications specified by these environment variables if the browser and P4Web are running on the same machine. (Bug #5307, #6052)
#56241
P4Web now uses 'p4 login' internally to handle authentification if the server is 2004.2 or later. (No Job)
#55599
P4Web may now be run as a service on Windows machines. (Bug #8425)

Minor New Functionality in Release 2003.2

Bugs fixed in 2003.2

#64799
P4Web is more robust when parsing invalid URLs. Specifically, if a request requires form data, P4Web should no longer crash if form data does not exist. This scenario can only occur if the user manually enters random values into the URLs. (Bug #14963)
2003.2/60355
#60355
The P4Web Viewer no longer crashes when trying to change configuration settings. (Bug #14464)
2003.2/54243
#54233
The Submitted Changelists page no longer erroneously displays pending numbered changelists in addition to submitted changelists when the current path is //. (Bug #13465)
2003.2/53528
#53516
The result page from the "Sync to Head" shortcut no longer displays the title "Unknown Command Status". (Bug #13272)
#53513
Changelist descriptions are now displayed using a fixed-width font instead of a variable-width font so that any columnar data will line up correctly. (Bug #12981)
#53510
Hyperlinks from P4Web containing colons are no longer incorrectly truncated. (Bug #13135)
#53503
P4Web now correctly generates links to files and directories which contain high-order ASCII characters. (Bug #13296, #4582)
2003.2/51929
#51653
All fields of the Job Specification page now use the same font. In previous 03.2 beta releases, the font used to display the Description field differed from the rest of the fields on the page. (Bug #12921)
#51641
All text fields in the Job Specification page now have their original formatting preserved. Previously word wrapping and and paragraph filling were enabled in all text fields except for fields 105 (Description), 115 and 117. (Bug #12833)
#51547
Now http URLs embedded in the Description fields of changelists and jobs are treated as hyperlinks. (Bug #10850, #12790)
2003.2/51425
#51423
P4Web now properly displays an error on the Depot Tree View when the user does not enter the correct password. This bug was only present in the 03.2 beta version of P4Web. (Bug #12846)
#51403
The ability to view changed unopened files has been restored to the 03.2 release of P4Web. This menu option was missing only from the 03.2 beta version of P4Web. Now this menu option is in the File Filter of the Depot Tree View. (Bug #12832)
2003.2/51318
#50688
The Sync to Head menu items have been removed from the Depot Tree and File View submenus because it was too easy to accidentally sync when using a javascript-enabled browser. Now users can still easily perform that task using the "Sync..." menu option or the Sync toolbar button. (Bug #12568)
2003.2/50527
#50163
Job names with embedded spaces are now handled correctly. (Bug #11876)
#49877
The User Specification page now has an Edit button when displaying the specification for the current user. The Client Specification page also has an Edit button when displaying the specification for the current client. (Bug #7218, #12298)
#49871
P4Web no longer crashes or shows incorrect results when trying to access a label, branch, job, changelist, user or client in workspace mode when the entity's name matches a root directory on the machine running P4Web. (Bug #12321)
#48925
P4Web now generates Revision History on files in workspace mode by default if the file is in the depot. (Bug #12003)
#48527
P4Web no longer ignores the "use integrated changelists" option when filtering submitted changelists by user or client. (Bug #11892)
#48508
P4Web's Setting page now allows the user to enable the browser to cache its pages. (Bug #11860)
#48389
P4Web now uses icons and toolbar buttons which are more consistent with the other Perforce graphical user interfaces. (Bug #5220, #7030, #11468)
#47240
Button placement has been improved. The buttons on the subnavigation menus are displayed as expected (to the right of the select menus). Buttons on forms are displayed at the bottom of the page. (Bug #3422)
#47023
The Depot View (formerly Path Browser) page now displays a file filter. This filter may be used to set various options previously available only via the Settings page (such as Show deleted files). Also, this filter is used to select a subset of files from the current directory (such as unsynced files, opened files, etc). (Bug #9463, #10289)
#46922
The Revision History (formerly File Browser) page now displays its links in a less confusing manner. (Bug #11794)
#46149
The Run, Show and Goto menus in P4Web have been replaced by a new menu structure. The main categories roughly match those used by P4Win and P4V, and are implemented as tabs. Each tab may have additional subnavigation selection menus as needed. (Bug #3419, #4427, #4441, #11468, #10289)
#45686
P4Web's Information pane at the top of each page now incorporates the current path, links to edit the current client and current user, and a link to a new Information page. (Bug #10286, #11468)
#45126
Launching the editor from P4Web would cause the browser to hang (i.e. not finish painting the page) until the editor exited. This has been fixed. (Bug #11221)
#45067
P4Web no longer elicits "too many rows scanned" errors at the top of a depot tree display with extremely large depots. (Bug #9099, #9252)

Minor New Functionality in Release 2003.1

Bugs fixed in 2003.1

2003.1/48236
#48236
P4Web no longer crashes upon startup on Cygwin 1.3.2. (Bug #10274)
2003.1/47811
#47811
P4Web no longer crashes when trying to display a page that only contains an error message. (Bug #11767)
2003.1/44445
#43851
Documentation for installing P4Web on Mac OS 10.x has been clarified. (Bug #10466, #10939)
#43850
P4Web now always sends at least the HTTP status header line for every page it renders. (Bug #10661, #10898)
#43825
P4web now supports spec formatting changes internal to the 2003.1+ Perforce Server.
#43755
P4Web now provides the capability to stop a Perforce Server command when used with 2003.1+ Perforce Servers. (Bug #4548)
2003.1/42601
#42538
Tooltips on the file state icons and shortcut buttons now work correctly for all supported browsers and platforms except for Opera 5.0 on Linux. (Bug #7803, #10661)

Major New Functionality in Release 2002.2

Bugs fixed in 2002.2

2002.2/42083
#42083
The Branch or Integrate page no longer provides an option to use indirect history to determine the base for merging. Now this option is only available by using branch with the 'indirect' option set.
2002.2/38427
#38012
Documentation regarding browsers supported by P4Web has been clarified. (Bug #9480)
2002.2/37867
#37867
P4Web now renders the Recent Activity pane more quickly when users are viewing the root directory. (Bug #9499)
2002.2/37442
#37097
P4Web now correctly renders content based on mime type for compiled html help files on Microsoft Internet Explorer. This change partially fixes job009397. (Bug #9397)
2002.2/36727
#36648
P4Web now correctly renders content based on mime type for MS Word template files. (Bug #8961)
2002.2/36307
#36213
The Revert page from the path browser now has a Preview Revert button. This functionality is only available for 2002.2+ Perforce Servers. (Bug #9154)
#36211
P4Web now issues an error if the user tries to go to workspace mode while using a null client root. (Bug #7941)
#36209
P4Web now supports the "p4 annotate" command to show file text with revision information per line. This functionality is only available for 2002.2+ Perforce Servers. (Bug #9141)
#36188
P4Web now allows users to perform diffs and resolves using the new Ignore Whitespace options. This functionality is only available for 2002.2+ Perforce Servers. (Bug #9143, #9144)
#36120
P4Web allows the user to specify the indirect option when creating or editing a branch spec. This option provides the ability to use indirect integration history for determining the base for merging. This functionality is only available for 2002.2+ Perforce Servers. (Bug #9126)
#36111
P4Web provides an option on the Branch or Integrate page for the integrate -i option. Specifically, this option supports using indirect integration history to determine the base for merging. This functionality is only available for 2002.2+ Perforce Servers. (Bug #9125)
#36106
P4Web now provides support for multiple client roots. This functionality is only available for 2002.2+ Perforce Servers. (Bug #9108)

Major New Functionality in Release 2002.1

Bugs fixed in 2002.1

2002.1/34618
#33822
The P4Web helper on MAC OSX generates an error if the browser is not running on the same machine as the helper. (No job filed)
#33446
The Run menu now has a Label option instead of a Create Label option. The new Label option allows the user to choose whether to create, edit or labelsync using a specific label. (Bug #7769)
#33074
The Labelsync page now has an option to labelsync to the head revision. The option to labelsync to a specific revision number was removed because this option is not useful when applied to multiple files. (Bug #7750)
#33057
P4Web no longer generates duplicate "client unknown" errors when the client has not been defined. Also, the Path Browser page does not generate additional directory links after that error has been reported. (Bug #7794)
#33025
The "Branch or Integrate" page, formerly called the Integrate page, now has a link to the Branches list page. (Bug #4571)
#32959
The Jobs page now has a link at the top of the page to the form at the bottom of the page. (Bug #7728)
# 32878
The Delete label, branch and job confirmation pages now include links to the appropriate detail pages. (Bug #7795)
#32859
The forms in the Run menu do not present redundant file selection options when the current path is at the head of the depot tree. (Bug #7064)
#32798
The Sync page now contains a separate option to sync to a changelist. Now the Sync menu options from the Path Browser, Label Detail and Changelist Detail pages display the same Sync form with the appropriate options selected based on context. (Bug #7734)
#32626
P4Web now provides a more useful error and a link to retry the connection when the user fails to connect due to a username/password error. (Bug #7791)
#32599
P4Web now correctly renders content based on mime type for Visio and MS Project files. (Bug #7833)
#32575
The "Show Depot File in Browser" and the revision links on the File Browser page now render files containing more than one period using the correct mime type. (Bug #7834)
2002.1/32489
#32345
The P4Web viewer generates a password error when the password used by the viewer is missing or incorrect. (Bug #7773)
#31457
The default selection for most Run menu forms is now "Selected Files" instead of "Files in path". Only the Sync form still uses "Files in path". This helps protect the user from unintentionally performing an operation on all files in a path. (Bug #7631)
#31333
The integrate form allows the user to prevent automatic sync to head revision. This option is only available with 2002.1 Perforce Servers (and beyond). (Bug #7630)
#31122
Paths in workspace mode are now displayed correctly with Opera 6.0 when P4Web is running on NT. (Bug #7532)
#31104
The -P option to set the password now generates a warning when used incorrectly. The -P flag can only be used when P4Web is invoked without authentication (ie with the -b flag). (Bug #7587)
#30823
The Path and File Browser pages no longer erroneously display the "not in client view" icon when a file is opened for branch from a remote depot. Now they correctly display the "opened for branch" icon. (Bug #7523)
#30768
The Path and File Browser pages no longer erroneously display the "not in sync" icon when a file is unmapped. Now it correctly displays the "not in client view" icon. (Bug #7523)
#30627
The Submitted Changelists form now unsets the pattern value correctly when the user clears the field. (Bug #7517)
#30623
Removing all files (with 'rmdir' set in the clientspec) from a directory in workspace mode and switching back to the path browser now shows the path to the missing directory so you can navigate out of it. This feature didn't always work on non-NT systems. (Bug #7399)
#30616
Submit now provides the option to reopen files after they have been submitted. (Bug #7509)
#30600
The Submitted Changelists form no longer loads the "changelists up to" text box with the highest changelist by default, as this behavior interferes with setting a useful bookmark. (Bug #7497)
#29981
Launch editor on Unix does not automatically launch an xterm instance with the editor when the DISPLAY environment is set. (Bug #7201)
#29928
Launch editor now works correctly when the P4EDITOR variable has more than one word. (Bug #7322)
#29663
The Integrate form from the Path Browser no longer appends "/..." to the path unless it is required. (Bug #7223)
#29596
Files opened for add that were deleted at the head revision are now visible in the path browser even when the Show Deleted Files setting is turned off. (Bug #7235)
#29593
The Open for Add form now includes files deleted at the head revision in the list of files to add. (Bug #7196)
#29275
The Submitted Changelists form allows the user to filter changelists by user and/or by client. This feature is only available if the Perforce Server is 2002.1 or later. (Bug #6948)
#29112
The Changelist Detail page now has menu options to sync all files to changelist, sync only files in changelist, and show fixes in changelist. (Bug #5787)
#29092
The Show button on the Submitted Changelists page now works correctly with all supported browsers. (Bug #7123)
#29076
In workspace mode on the Mac, files no longer are displayed as directories. (Bug #7007)
#28656
To improve performance, files selected in the Selected Files field of the Run menu forms are sent to the Perforce Server using client syntax. (Bug #7011)
#28510
The File Browser page shows all three file mappings when used with a 2002.1 or later Perforce Server. (Bug #3383)
#28469
Show the [email protected] that has a file opened in the path browser only if the file is opened in the current client by a different user. (Bug #5282, #6018)
#28443
P4Web allows the user to suppress the display of opened files in the path browser. (Bug #5796)
#28157
The File Browser page now shows the user who has the file locked if the file is locked by another user. This feature is only available if the Perforce Server is 2002.1 or later. (Bug #6577)
#28123
P4Web now has improved mime type detection for displaying file content. (Bug #4090, #4446, #5071)
#28046
Pressing the Redisplay button on the Edit Pending Changelist form does not cause the Opera 5.12 browser to hang. (Bug #6624)
#27976
The "Open for add" Run menu option is now always available from the File Browser page. (Bug #5513)
#27268
Redisplay buttons on forms now work correctly on Netscape when user is in workspace mode. (Bug #6632)
#27083
Labels List now allows users to show labels with files in the current path. (Bug #4897)
#26195
Edit Pending Changelist and Submit forms now have ability to allow user to check or uncheck all files in the list. (Bug #3432)
#26055
Action is now displayed for each file in the Revert form. (Bug #5476)
#25895
Forms from the Run menu now give user the ability to check or uncheck all files in the list. (Bug #3432)
#25658
The default page content limit is now displayed in the Settings page. (Bug #5436)
#25524
File Browser now shows depot path of file when in Workspace mode. (Bug #5772)
#25490
P4Web no longer generates spurious Perforce Server error messages in the log. (Bug #6085)
#25297
Forms which present choices relevant to the current user now correctly check case of user name, based on Perforce Server case sensitivity. (Bug #6017)

Major New Functionality in Release 2001.1

Bugs fixed in 2001.1

2001.1/25842
#25842
Files displayed or run by browser are exempt from page content limit. (Bug #6439)
#23813
Support for "integrate -t" added. (Bug #5848)
#23767
No longer attempts to run xterm on Mac OS. (Bug #5819)
#23419
Support for changing current client in Viewer restored. (Bug #5755)
#23409
Workspace browsing available via "Go To", not "Go To->Settings." (Bug #5614)
#23296
"Resolve preview" window no longer closes instantly. (Bug #5668)
#23061
Fixed "Launch editor" warnings. (Bug #5631)
#22960
"Launch editor" now can create new file. (Bug #5615)
#22934
Files opened for add appear in the Path Browser even if directories haven't been created yet. (No Job)
#22860
Workspace mode shows only current path contents instead of "phantom" new files in subdirectories. (Bug #5564)
#22466
Corrected "Add" page for unmapped paths. (Bug #5524)
#22444
Corrected help file link on "Open File for Add" page. (Bug #5523)
#22443
Submitted Changelists fixed for workspace mode. (Bug #5519)
#22388
Empty workspace root no longer causes error. (Bug #5495)
#22333
The File Browser page no longer displays a link to workspace files that don't exist. (Bug #5483)
#22326
Displaying empty file content doesn't cause browser errors. (Bug #5471)
#21436
"Show deleted files" preference works with directories containing only deleted files. (Bug #5196)
#21773
Directories with only deleted files no longer appear in a P4Web Viewer's Path Browser unless "Show deleted files" is in effect. (Bug #5240)
#21336
Attempts to add previously deleted file no longer cause error. (Bug #5142)
#21808
"Launch Editor" doesn't crash when attempting to edit file that doesn't exist. (Bug #5298)
#19642
"Pending changelist" page shows only the files opened by the current user so that files opened by another user won't be included in a "Submit." (Bug #4689, #4705)
#21823
Edit Pending Changelist and Submit Default Changelist now use same form. (Bug #5278)
#21530
Revert buttons on Submit/Edit Pending Changelist forms now work correctly with default changelist. (Bug #5143)
#21066
Can now revert changelists (Bug #4786)
#22218
The "Entire depot/Client view" preference is no longer listed in the Show menu, because it's now available in "Go To->Settings" and in a shortcut button. (Bug #5418)
#21380
P4Web Viewer now allows "Client view only" preference. (Bug #4864)
#20087
Client view page now has a link to make that client the current client. (Bug #4058)
#20101
Client edit form has a larger views field. (Bug #4597)
#21863
Client syntax can be used in a Path Browser URL. (Bug #5238)
#21203
Submitted changelists page now accepts user-selectable changelist range and file matching pattern. (Bug #4022, #4404)
#21440
P4Web now shuts down properly when "Shut Down" is chosen from the "Special" menu on the Mac. (Bug #5156)
#22078
The Mac doesn't crash after waking up from sleep while running P4Web. (Bug #3646)
#21258
On the Mac, P4Web no longer includes "invisible" system-generated files (e.g. "icon " and ".DS_Store") when listing files to open for add. (Bug #4945)
#21435
P4Web now accommodates "%" and other special characters in filenames passed in URLs. (Bug #4993)
#20780
[email protected],@rev2 in URL can be used to show a Submitted Changelists page for that file and revision range. (Bug #4891)
#21576
Interactive resolve now works correctly when selecting individual files. (Bug #5202)
#21914
Filelog page now gives links to file text at each revision. (Bug #4681)
#20190
Filelog page now gives links to File Browser page for files integrated to/from the current file. (Bug #4057)
#20735
Path browser at depot root level now shows all depots, including depots that do not contain any files. (Bug #4472)
#21268
P4Web displays improved error message at startup when P4Web port is already in use. (Bug #5153)

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