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OyezForms Program History

Below is a list of the Features introduced in the supported versions of OyezForms. If you are currently using a version that is not listed below, then please upgrade your software to a newer version.

Version 12

Version

Feature introduced

Network client

12.02F
(22/03/2021)
Not Released.  
12.02E
(01/12/2020)
Fixes intermittent crash on clicking 'Save As' from the toolbar.
Supports "silent running" when running in automation mode.
 
12.02D
(16/10/2019)
Introduces a fix for an issue where some users would be unable to insert a tick into a tick box. Admin>Options>Advanced tab> 'Force Symbol character set for symbol fonts'.  
12.02C
(14/10/2019)
Not Released.  
12.02B
(16/07/2019)
Clause Library message added when deleting a single clause similar to "Delete All" message.
esub.dll (feb_19) re-instated
 
12.02A
(10/06/2019)
Admin>Options>Print Initial Printer 'unspecified' now available if Oyezforms is unable communicate with Windows default driver.  
12.01Y
(13/03/2019)
Enhancement to V12.01V.  Admin>Options>Options tab> 'Signal busy to OLE calls whilst form macros are running' added.  
12.01X
(12/03/2019)
Not Released:New Oyezfrms.tlb.  
12.01W
(05/03/2019)
Fix mastlibr.ldb error and slowlness when initialising the mastlibr.mdb check on launch.  
12.01V
(04/03/2019)
Two new automation commands:
SuspendFormMacros( 0 or 1 ) - suspends form-level macros for 30 seconds; used before a form is opened in batch runs.
long RunFormMacro( 0 or 1 ) disables form-level macros for an already opened form. return value is initial macro state.
 
12.01U
(01/03/2019)
Oyezforms Active Library is now able to update over HTTPS/SSL connections.  
12.01T
(22/02/2019)
Enable Diagnotsic logging option available under Options tab.
File association registry amendment during install ( /dde replaced with "%1")
 
12.01S
(06/02/2019)
Enhanced logic has been added to prevent mastlibr.mdb error on launch.  
12.01R
(28/01/2019)
Sax Basic macro files ssce4332 and ww*.dll's now install to Oyez App folder.
Admin>Options>Import Tab removed.
 
12.01P
(25/01/2019)
V12 Ifilters are now registered during installation and can now handle file format changes that have occured since the original V10 filters.
The Install wizard allows users to select a 'Library' folder as well as a Path to User Files and Path to Stored Completed Forms.
 
12.01N
(04/01/2019)
Option in the Exports tab to allow OF to use the Outlook API instead of the MAPI.  
12.01M
(10/12/2018)
New diagnostic logging for ODMA under Options tab.
Additional options available under AutoText for the F9999 saved file location field.
Licensing issue fixed (OyezForms V12.01J).
Fix for macro code loading on opening .olf/.olfx.
 
12.01L
(07/12/2018)
Not Released.  
12.01K
(06/12/2018)
Not Released.  
12.01J
(06/11/2018)
Active Library connection data is now stored in a .cfg file to enable either Designated Users or all users the ability to synchronise the Oyez Library if the library is stored centrally on a network share.  
12.01I
(05/11/2018)
Not Released.  
12.01H
(17/09/2018)
New Form Notes option now available.
Application macros forced to disabled when using windows task scheduler to perform an active library synchronise task (/updateonly).
 
12.01G
(13/09/2018)
Not Released.  
12.01F
(13/07/2018)
A change to the " iManage 8.5, sp3, Update 6" DMS compliance item, to allow users to cancel out of the imanage 'save-as options' dialogue.
CPU usage now reduced when Oyezforms is idle.
Tweak to MAPI where using Send to attach PDF/OLF files to a new mail message.
Fix triggering .DOTM/DOTX templates through the OyezForms library.
 
12.01E
(12/07/2018)
Not Released.  
12.01D
(11/07/2018)
Not Released.  
12.01C
(23/05/2018)
Fix pagination issues when printing expandable forms.  
12.01B
(22/05/2018)
Admin>Options>Import now has Update Website URL paths to help with Active Library sync issues.  
12.01A
(21/05/2018)
Not Released.  
12.00Z
(30/04/2018)
Registry Maintenance offers option to backup Oyezforms registry contents.
Oyezform.lic will no longer be stored in the Windows folder if "full site" option is selected.
 
12.00Y
(19/04/2018)
The Options dialogue can now be disabled by adding a new string value called “DialogueEnabled” under the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Oyez\Oyez Legal Forms\Options key and setting its value to “0”.  
12.00X
(17/04/2018)
Ctrl+Q Options>Database - Path to Library has a 'Change' option to migrate the forms library from its default location.  This is to fix a Windows Update patch where permssions are then lost to the ..Appdata\Local\VirtualStore folder.
'URLDownloadToFile' for Active Library. This version fixes issues when synchronising using mobile phone tethering.
 
12.00W
(16/04/2018)
Not Released.  
12.00V
(23/03/2018)
Tools>Options>Active Library - 'Do not send library data' check box added. This will result in an entire library downloaded on each  update.  
12.00U
(14/03/2018)
Bug fixed where printing and exporting flexible forms caused issues during pagination where blocks of text disappeared on the print out.  
12.00T
(09/03/2018)
The CFG files will now be located in the same folder as the app macro file, if one is defined, else the program folder will be used as at present. OF will look first in the App macro folder then in the program folder. If the file exists in the program folder only, it will be copied to the app macro folder. The original file in the program folder will remain in case the file is shared and the new folder is not. By default an oyezfrms.cfg will be created in the app macro folder or the program folder if the former is not defined.  
12.00S
(27/02/2018)
Additonal logging added to the active library including the zip URL.
A downloaded ZIP is now stored in a subfolder "\ActiveLibraryUpdates" of the user folder. The ZIP will persist in this folder until the next AL update occurs.
The eSub.dll (20180107) has been updated.
 
12.00R
(26/02/2018)
Not Released.  
12.00P
(29/01/2018)
Fix to prevent Oyezforms crashing on exit caused by Office 2007 application look.
Further enhancements to the way macros are closed when a form is closed.
 
12.00M
(18/01/2018)
Fix to the macro engine. Winwrap error appeared when forms containing a large macro was closed while the macro hadn't finished calcuating.
Oyezforms now downloads the auxgraph.gfx instead of the compressed auxgraph.gf_ when synchronising.
 
12.00L
(17/01/2018)
Not Released.  
12.00K
(05/01/2018)
Updated esub.dll file for eSDLT submissions.  
12.00J
(05/12/2017)
Application level macro command added: triggerODMASaveAs.  
12.00H
(27/11/2017)
Bug fixed when printing expandable forms using the Quick Print button on Quick Access Toolbar.
Export to PDF is visable when disabled.
Application Look when Ribbon Style is enabled.
For AppLookLocked,
A value of '0' will enable the user to change the view mode in OPTIONS>GENERAL. A value of '1' will disable user choice of ribbon style and colour scheme.
A value of '2' will disable user choice of ribbon style but not the colour scheme.
A value of '3' will disable user choice of the colour scheme but not ribbon style.
 
12.00G
(22/11/2017)
NovaPDF 8 for exporting saved Oyezforms as a PDF is windows 10 compliant.
32bit and 64 bit .msi files copied to the Oyez application folder.
Local Spellcheck files now copy to 'Path to User Files' \SpellCheckerFiles folder.
Registy key for 'Require all forms to be closed before program can exit' to be disabled by default.
 
12.00F
(14/11/2017)
Not Released: Application level macro commands added: triggerODMAopen and triggerODMAsave.  
12.00E
(13/11/2017)
Not Released.  
12.00D
(02/10/2017)
Tools>Options>Options Minimise mousewheel sensitivity. This will help when using the mouse wheel to scroll through large expanded fields.  
12.00C
(26/09/2017)
Fix for error opening word forms through workflow.
Active Library registry can be Exported to multiple Users.
 
12.00B
(18/09/2017)
Fix for Windows 10 crash.
Issue with Oyezform.cfg
 
12.00A
(13/09/2017)
OyezForms version 12 introduces A Ribbon Bar User Interface.(The option of using OyezForms in Classic Mode remains. You can enforce which interface is available via the registry).  

 

Version 11

Version

Feature introduced

Network client

11.02H
(20/06/2017)
Fix for crash when amending and closing a saved flexiform containing a form macro using File>Close, Yes to save. Rollout_v6.msi: Novapi7 dlls files will be self registered
11.02G
(14/06/2017)
Excel templates can now be distributed via Active Library Ctrl+A shortcut now selects all text in the current field SetDocumentLock (seconds) command available to app-level macros. This prevents user interacting with OyezForms UI (eg tabs) until macro is finished or SetDocumentLock 0 is called. Fix for error opening word forms through workflow.  
11.02F
(13/06/2017)
Not Released.  
11.02E
(12/06/2017)
Not Released.  
11.02D
(15/05/2017)
New command for application-level macros, SetProgressLock(seconds). This prevents user from selecting a form for the number of seconds entered (up to 30). Handing zero seconds resets.  
11.02C
(14/05/2017)
Not Released.  
11.02B
(21/04/2017)
Tabs now have context menu (right-click) option to tile tab-groups horizontally and vertically.  
11.02A
(13/04/2017)
Pinboard renamed to Clause Library.
Users can now export their clause libraries, and reference exported ones (from shared folders).
 
11.01Y
(07/01/2017)
Control over how OyezForms is triggered by file associations (TOOLS > OPTIONS > OPTIONS). DDE is now optional. (Problems can oocur with DDE under WIndows 10).
Print dialogue now offers 'current page' as an output option.
Watermark feature now falls under the control of external automation.
Enhancements to clause library (pinboard) to allow users to export and reference exported pinboards.
New app-level macro command GetMainWindowHandle() to return OS-provided windows handle ID.
New Rollout_v5.msi supplied - Fix DDE issues under Windows 10
11.01X
Not Released.  
11.01W
(21/10/2016)
Adds the option to start OyezForms invisibly under automation.(TOOLS>OPTION>OPTIONS)  
11.01U
(12/08/2016)
Windows error 'There was a problem sending the command to the program' caused in V11.01T when opening a saved form (olf/.olfx).  
11.01T
(02/08/2016)
New Insert Signature from a .bmp, jpeg, tiff or png format.
Code has been added to the Pages Properties dialogue to protect locked pages from being moved or having pages inserted between them in order to keep the macro referenced correctly.
Enhancements have been made to the Insert>Add Field option.
 
11.01S
(07/07/2016)
Text alignment amendment. The baseline of the first line of text is now always 1/8" from the top edge of the field as in OyezForms V10.  
11.01R
(20/06/2016)
Optimising for WANs - The Library Path is now configurable on the Tools/Options/Database tab.
A full site licence will get written to the same location that contains the form templates as well as the program directory.
 
11.01P
(14/06/2016)
A fix for timing issues when exiting OyezForms while application level macros are running under the form close() event.  
11.01N
(08/06/2016)
Export to PDF (Set Pages to Print) enhanced commands added. This feature allows for creation of a single PDF of Used Sections on both IHT400(all) and LPA_Combined_Workflow forms.  
11.01M
(11/05/2016)
Fixed macro bug for Copy/Paste Pages.
Issue fixed when opening V7 saved forms.
Field format resets if all data is cleared within a field.
Option to define to Format response in ODMA transactions.
- HideRecentFiles() app-level-macro command added to hide the FILE>RECENT FILES menu item.
- GetCurrentFieldID() and GetCurrentPageNumber() to the automation interface.
New Oyezfrms.tlb and OyezV8EZ.ocx added.
 
11.01L
(20/04/2016)
Active Library has the ability to deliver PDF templates into the File>New menu.
Bug has been fixed when launching a form which contains automatic shrink to fit fields.
 
11.01K
(22/03/2016)
Oyez have added the following automation commands : ShowApplication() ,RequestForeground() to make the application visible/invisible (1/0) and- move it to the top of the z-order.
New Oyezfrms.tlb and OyezV8EZ.ocx added.
 
11.01J
(21/03/2016)
Not Released.  
11.01J
(21/03/2016)
Not Released.  
11.01H
(26/02/2016)
Oyez Application crash when text is entered into a field if Oyezfrms.exe is published in a Citrix Environment.  
11.01G
(01/02/2016)
A new application-macro event, Application_FormDocumentOpened(),has been created. This event is fired after a form has completed loading from the file system and before a user can interact with the form.  
11.01F
(08/01/2016)
A Windows-generated document GUID can now be read via GetDocumentGUID in the external the COM automation interface,form-level macros, and application level macros. Additionally, the userpropertyBeta property is now available for read/write commands via the external COM interface.and also form-level macros.  
11.01E
(23/12/2015)
Fixes print issues on Flexi Forms where text is not aligned correctly in the field including exporting to CutePDF.  
11.01D
(14/12/2015)
Fix when converting saved Flexi Forms from v10 to v11'X' now available in tabs to close forms.  
11.01C
(09/12/2015)
Further bug fix for text positioning on flexi-form after save under certain conditions.  
11.01B
(03/12/2015)
Bug fix for text positioning on flexi-form after save under certain conditions.  
11.01A
(11/11/2015)
Version 11 introduces enhanced text formatting.Option added to force user to FILE>CLOSE a form before exiting OyezForms. This ensures the sax basic Close event triggers for each form. Crosses removed from tabs if application level macro is active.  

 

Version 10

Version

Feature introduced

Network client

10.02V
(11/11/2015)
As 10.02W, with expicit warning message is v11 olf/x file is opened.  
10.02W
(06/11/2014)
Fixes search facility listings. Now lists duplicate form names in multiple categories.  
10.02V
(16/09/2014)
Additional checks to validate the application macro files.
The default path is now determined when OyezForm is first run. The oyezfrms.bas file will be created in the same folder as the OyezForm main executable.
 
10.02U
(28/08/2014)
New auto-save feature for document recovery, with configurable save frequency and retainment period.  EDIT>RECOVER AUTO BACKUP... for open documents and more generally from TOOLS>RECOVER AUTO-SAVED FORMS(Windows Vista or above).
HMCTs Fee Account Number field added within Practice Details.
Fix for issue where the macro is disabled when opening saved flexible documents (olfx's).
 
10.02T
(11/07/2014)
Undo enhancement. CTRL+DEL and CTRL+BACKSPACE now emulates Word functionality. Also Edit> Delete, Clear Form, Clear Page are all now connected to the Undelete feature.  
10.02S
(03/07/2014)
Application level macros: UserPropertyAlpha/Beta properties now persist within saved forms, and so can be retrieved during FILE>OPEN events.  
10.02R
(24/06/2014)
Fix iManage File>Save  issue (documents remained checked out until manually checked in). Tools > Options>ODMA Specific DMS has a drop down box  "Compliant" or "iManage 8.5 SP3 Update 6".  
10.02P
(23/06/2014)
Not Released.  
10.02N
(12/06/2014)
Fix for the bulk strikeout/tabbing issue.
Added an "Automatically save modified forms when closed" option on the Advanced Options tab. This prevents OyezForms asking, provided it has a valid path to save the form to. This features is for customers using CMS and DMS jointly.
 
10.02M
(08/04/2014)
Enhancement to maximise via automation. Tools>Options>Options>Maximise the main window whenever started by automation and request the OS to bring it to foreground.  
10.02L
(03/03/2014)
OyezLegalForms PDF (Nova 7) - Windows 8/Server 2012 compliant.  Error 1000 event log fixed.
Encountered an improper argument when exiting a form and clicking Save on Windows 8/Server 2012.
New Rollout_v4.msi supplied - Register new novapi7.dll.  Attach user install updated to install OyezLegalForms PDF (Nova 7).
10.02K
(28/02/2014)
Not Released:Tools>Options>OMDA - Skip normal prompts to save modified forms.  
10.02J
(03/02/2014)
Migrate text between template revisions.(Tools>Update Form Template). This feature allows users to copy saved data within the .olf and .olfx to the latest available template.
ODMA Logging
 
10.02H
(17/12/2013)
New Watermark feature added and new OyezWrap.dll (field label) added. New Rollout_v3.msi supplied - Register new OyezWrap.dll
10.02G
(02/12/2013)
Not Released:Fix Active Library Synchronise error message (typo)  
10.02F
(30/10/2013)
Options to exclude command buttons from tabbing sequence available under Tools>Options>Options.  
10.02E
(17/10/2013)
Fix Print Preview crash when closing _Flexi forms in versions 10.02C and 10.02D.  
10.02D
(14/10/2013)
Fix to restore olf, olfx file associations. A button has been added to Tools >Options>Options.  
10.02C
(27/09/2013)
Fix issue of overlaying strikeout fields in OyezForms. Moves empty strikeout fields to the 'bottom of the stack', thus removing the problem of hiding underlying completed fields.  
10.02B
(27/09/2013)
Not Released: ODMA logging enabled from the Advanced tab and writes a file odmalog.txt located in stored completed folder.  
10.02A
(04/09/2013)
Under automation, .load() command has been modified to accept paths to LFM/LFN templates, which opens as untitled forms.\\server\share\????????/lfm; file://server/share/????????.lfm; file://192.168.1.1/share/???????.lfm paths are accepted. http://server/share paths are also accepted. Internet paths are not valid. New Rollout_v2.msi supplied
10.01R
(15/08/2013)
Further fix 10.01P (View > Properties > Alerts on Flexi forms) and problem with creating new categories when saving in the User Library.  
10.01P
(06/08/2013)
Fix - View > Properties > (Attempted unsupported operation) error.  
10.01N
(11/07/2013)
Fix - Emailing saved .olf's through File>Send.  V10.00Y to V10.01M olf's were being removed if attached using this method.
Tools>Options>General - Application Look
Bug fixed when double-clicking a saved.olf
 
10.01M
(28/06/2013)
Tools>Options>Autotext - Document ID can be stored correctly in F9999 field at footer of form. Reg key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Oyez\Oyez Legal Forms\Autotext ODMAMode can be set to a value of 2 for the "Custom A" option.
Error warning when Oyezforms is launch where Path to User files folder is inaccessible.
 
10.01L
(27/06/2013)
Tools > Options > Options > Do not use future dated templates under automation enabled.
New OyezWrap.dll installed and registered.
'Do not treat "\" as an escape in DDE execute commands' enabled.
New rolloutmsi_V1.msi updated to register OyezWrap.dll
10.01K
(11/06/2013)
New Collections feature: Collections of forms can now be saved as one single file.
Delay launch of OyezV9.exe (timeout issue).
Force registry 'Do not treat "\" as an escape in DDE execute commands' enabled.
New Oyezfrms.TLB
32/64 Bit iFilters supplied.
 
10.01J
(19/03/2013)
Fixed error:  Edit > Copy Page > Paste Page after current issue.  
10.01I
(19/03/2013)
Not Released.  
10.01H
(18/03/2013)
Fixed error: Send Mail failed to send message for Outlook 2003 attaching files Updated Ovezv9 (v9.02w).  
10.01G
(27/02/2013)
Insert current date feature added, ForcePageAppend command added at form build level. Tools>Options>Options> Prevent registering of Shell Files Types at program start up.  
10.01F
(01/02/2013)
Fix for forms list intermittently disappearing from the File>New menu.  
10.01E
(29/01/2013)
OyeziFilter.msi for 32 and 64 Bit added. Ctrl +/- zoom functionality and toolbar tips enhanced. Oyezforms detects local and network folders for valid license file.  
10.01D
(19/12/2012)
OyezForms can now cache word templates locally.  
10.01C
(07/12/2012)
File integrity checks introduced on all Save actions.  
10.01B
(06/12/2012)
Password protected to the pinboard add, this is controlled Tools>Options>Database dialouge.
Added OyezV9.exe (9.02V -  To read auxgraph from master folder).
 
10.01A
(28/11/2012)
New Pinboard Organiser with categories.
OLF-Filter (iFilter) available
Font formatting reinstated
Redirected auxgraph to master folder.
 
10.00Y
(06/11/2012)
Implemented Send a PDF copy of the form as an email attachment in File > Send Options  
10.00X
(18/10/2012)
Fix for Div_E Word to open .dot using windows file association.  
10.00W
(29/09/2012)
Enhanced formatting ability in Pinboard database.
Fix when prefilling Legal Aid Key number using Insert > Practice Details.
 
10.00V
(10/08/2012)
Fix for opening .dot files from virtual store file path (Windows Vista/Windows 7).  
10.00U
(02/08/2012)
Saved OyezForms can now be opened in Un-licensed mode through Explorer.
Disabled database link to pick from lists on saved Oyezforms.
 
10.00T
(11/07/2012)
Inserted blank pages now have a fill-in field pre-added to them. Inserted pages (both blank, and other copied+pasted pages) can now be placed in specified position within form.  
10.00S
(03/07/2012)
New events for application macros: Active Library Sync complete, and user generated input (from toolbar/menu)  
10.00R
(02/07/2012)
Not Released.  
10.00P
(11/06/2012)
Enhanced search facility.  
10.00N
(04/06/2012)
Not Released: Added a method to the App Macros,  A$ = App.GetUserStorageFolder  
10.00M
(30/05/2012)
Field labels added to status bar.
Bugs fixed for ODMA - error when opening File>Recent Files and Form close via X in tab (do not save)
 
10.00L
(18/05/2012)
Facility for Active Library to download and manage Word templates added.  
10.00K
(29/04/2012)
Not Released.  
10.00J
(29/04/2012)
Fix for data being truncated when opening Flexi forms.
Fix to prevent Flexi forms containing macro's from a File>Close crash
Macro Editor Menu Bar disappearing
Tick box Font flicker and the "&" symbol missing in the Form Name from the Sidebar Recent Form list.
 
10.00H
(29/02/2012)
Not Released.  
10.00G
(29/02/2012)
Not Released.  
10.00F
(29/02/2012)
Facility for multiple practice details added.  
10.00E
(29/02/2012)
Program now allows sharing of Nova PDF printer driver over a network (external automation of OyezForms too)
Improved msi install. All libraries register during install without need to subsequently run as admin.
 
10.00D
(21/02/2012)
Page editing now available to automation.  
10.00C
(21/02/2012)
IHT400(All) fix for navigation command buttons.  
10.00B
(31/01/2012)
Added features: Authority Database Editor
Fixed Bugs: Explorer launch during File>New and parameter error when maximised.
 
10.00A
(03/01/2012)
Launch of OyezForms Version 10.
New _Flexi form format
Template caching
Improved library search
General enhancements