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Release Notes

Get up to speed with what’s new in Frontify. From brand new products and features to handy shortcuts – we’re continually providing you with upgrades and improvements. To help you keep the overview, we provide you with a curated list of all the updates, improvements, and bug fixes we release on a weekly basis – right here.

14 Sep 2020

Integrations: Not Possible to Pull Changes Using the Sketch Plugin

Users were experiencing issues within the Sketch plugin when trying to pull/ synchronize changes made to a Sketch file stored on Frontify.

Style Guide: Not Possible to Assign a Task Owner in Checklist Block

We fixed an issue preventing users from assigning an owner to a task within the checklist block.

Media Library: Copyright Notice not Shown when Custom Cropping Is Used

When using the custom cropping functionality and afterward downloading the resized image, the copyright notice wasn't shown.

Media Library: Asset Status not Shown in the Collection View

The status of an asset wasn't shown when managing a collection in the Media Library backend.

Media Library: Some Assets not Shown in Consumer View

We fixed an issue where in some cases, assets where not shown in the Media Library consumer view.

07 Sep 2020

Platform: Request Access Settings not Working Properly

Users were experiencing an issue where after they'd disable the request access settings, the request access functionality was still enabled.

Icon Library: Not Possible to Download Multiple Icons

We fixed an issue where for some specific icon formats it was not possible to download the corresponding collection.

31 Aug 2020
what's new

Icon Library: Disable Coloring Options for Multi-Colored IconsEnterpriseTeamStarter

Multi-colored icons are determined by having either an Hexadecimal, RGB(A) & HSL(A) in the SVG file and coloring functionality is disabled for such icons automatically.

Style Guide: Rich-text Support for Image and Image Grid BlocksEnterpriseTeamStarter

It is now possible to use rich-text capabilities like custom fonts, link, buttons, bullets, text alignment, bold and italics in caption of Image and Image Grid blocks.


Platform: Incorrect Number of Users in SmartGroupEnterprise

The number of Smart Group members and also users which were previously deleted was shown incorrectly, this has now been fixed.

24 Aug 2020
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Icon Library: Download Different Icon SizesEnterpriseTeamStarter

It's now possible to define custom download sizes for Icons in the Icon Library. If these sizes are not defined, default download sized are used.


Platform: Users with expired access permissions still received notifications

Users with expired access to a project / library were still receiving email notifications, like when an asset was uploaded to a project these expired access users were formerly a part of. This is now fixed.

Media Library: Performance Issues when Tagging Assets

System responded slowly when trying to search and add tags to assets, especially on libraries with larger amount of assets.

Platform: Users Incorrectly Inviting Users to Existing Smart groups

Smart Groups are dynamic groups that work based on a pre-defined rules. However, it was possible to add users manually to SmartGroups.

Platform: Account Creation Page Showing "null shared project with you"

A problem was fixed where, when a requester is granted access to an environment via Request Access functionality, their account creation page sometimes said "null shared a project with you" instead of stating who really approved them.

Projects: New Video Controls not Shown when Shared via Public/External Link

The issue was fixed where users shared videos via public/external link with other users and within the shared view, the new video controls weren't shown but standard controls instead.

17 Aug 2020

Platform: Not Possible to Delete User from Usage Tab

We have fixed the issue where it wasn't possible for users to delete a user via usage tab. Users were able to get to the screen where you assign an owner for all projects that the deleted user was owner of previously, but hitting the button "delete user" did nothing.

10 Aug 2020

Media Library: Images Not Shown Correctly

We fixed an issue affecting all Libraries where in some cases after moving, deleting or uploading assets they weren't shown correctly e.g. broken assets were shown instead.

Projects: Visual Issues with User Overlay on Feedback Layer

We fixed several visual issues of the user overlay on the feedback layer which caused the overlay to be cut off in certain cases.

Platform: Not Possible to Delete User on Usage Page

Users were experiencing an issue where after they'd select a user on the usage page and clicking the deletion wouldn't execute. An issue that has now been fixed.

Platform: Customized Email Notifications not Displayed Correctly

We fixed an issue where in some cases and dependent on specific email clients, email notifications with customizable information such as profile picture, sender address, asset preview weren't displayed correctly.

Icon Library: Not Possible to Download All Icons

We fixed an issue that prevented users in some cases from downloading all icons within the Icon LIbrary consumer view, via the 'Download all' button.

03 Aug 2020
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Document, Logo and Icon Library: Add attachmentsEnterpriseTeamStarter

Besides managing additional and standardized file formats you can also add attachments to Icons, Logos and Documents within the specific Libraries to ensure that everyone within the company can access all file derivates and information easily.


Image Descriptions not Shown in Image Grid block

Users were experiencing an issue where image descriptions were not available when modifying an existing image grid block, a problem which has now been solved.

Style Guide: Formatting Lost After Page Refresh

Fixed the issue where users were experiencing multiple formatting issues such as newly applied font styles and line breaks being lost after a page refresh.

Style Guide: HTML Appears in Image Captions

We fixed an issue where in some cases HTML was unexpectedly shown within image captions.

Platform: Slow Performance of File Processing on File Upload

Users were experiencing slow performance of file processing on file upload. This has been fixed.

Style Guide: Visual Issues on Internet Explorer 11

We fixed multiple issues when using Frontify on Internet Explorer 11.

27 Jul 2020
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Platform: Upload Additional File FormatsEnterpriseTeamStarter

Make sure to check out the additional file formats now allowed for upload to make sure you can share all your work and start collaborating with others. You can find a list of all supported file formats here.


Platform: Advanced Settings when Inviting Users on the Usage Overview Page not Working

Users weren't able to configure advanced settings when inviting new users from the usage overview page. This has been fixed and users can again configure advanced settings when inviting someone to projects from the usage overview page.

Platform: Wrong User Count on Usage Page and in User Export

In some cases, user counts on the usage page and in the user export didn't match. This has been fixed and the user count is now consistent between usage page and user export.

Media Library: Save and Add Button Are Missing when Adding or Modifying Facets

We fixed an issue that prevented users from adding new or modifying existing facets.

Templating: Text Changes Aren't Saved when Clicking Directly on Download

In some cases, users were experiencing an issue where text changes within a template wouldn't get saved when clicking on download directly after performing the last changes.

20 Jul 2020

Style Guide: Viewers Can't Download Attachments From a Referenced Block

We fixed an issue where in some cases viewers were not able to download attachments from a referenced block within another Style Guide.

Integrations: Sketch Plugin Authorization Fails

We fixed an issue where some users weren't able to complete the Sketch Plugin authorization successfully.

Projects: Not Possible to Assign a Task Owner in Projects

Users weren't able to assign a task owner since the user list to select from would be shown empty. This has been fixed and users can now assign ownership to every user which is part of the project.

Media Library: Trash Icon to Delete Licenses not Working

We fixed an issue where you weren't able to delete a specific license within the Media Library settings by clicking the trash icon.

Platform: Order of Targets Can't Be Changed Anymore

Users were not able to order targets on the usage overview page after the intitial assignment. Instead, the initial order was shown again. This has been fixed and users can now change the order of targets manually.

Style Guide: Mobile Main Navigation not Translated Correctly

When accessing Frontify from a mobile device and switching to a secondary language, the main navigation menu elements would still show up in the main language. The rest of the content would be shown in the chosen secondary language. This has been fixed.

Platform: Not Possible to Invite Existing Users to a Group in the Groups Tab

When trying to invite users to an existing group within the group tab on the usage overview page, the user list to select from was empty. This has been fixed.

Platform: Company Field within the User Profile not Saved after Page Refresh

We fixed an issue where after filling out the company field in the user profile the field would appear empty after the page had been refreshed.

Style Guide: 'Select All' Action not Working in the Asset Chooser

We fixed an issue where the 'Select all' action wasn't working in the Asset Chooser. Users can now easily select all assets within the Asset Chooser with just one click.

Style Guide: Issues When Scrolling Through the Mobile Main Navigation

Users were experiencing multiple issues when scrolling through the main navigation on a mobile device. Those have been fixed.

Style Guide: Videos Added from Libraries Are Missing the Download Option

When adding videos from a library to a video block in the Style Guide, the download option was missing for those videos. This has been fixed.

13 Jul 2020
what's new

Media Library: Asset Sorting (back-end)StarterTeamEnterprise

Finding the right asset is easier than ever - you can now sort all your assets across all libraries and projects the way you need them - alphabetically, by creation date or by default (manual) option.

Integrations: SitecoreEnterpriseTeamStarter

Streamline your content creation process by using the Frontify Integration for Sitecore. Embed assets from dedicated assets libraries directly into Sitecore. To learn how to use the Sitecore integration for Frontify, simply follow the instructions in this Help Article


Style Guide: Image Caption Gets Lost when Replacing an Image

Users were facing the issue that when replacing an image, the corresponding image caption got lost. This has been fixed. An image captions will now stay after replacing the corresponding image.

Media Library: Wrong Status Shown in Detail Asset View

Users were experiencing the issue that in some cases the wrong status was shown on the asset detail view. This has been fixed and the status of all assets is shown correctly within the asset detail view.

Platform: Required Permission Settings for Actions not Working Correctly for All User Roles

We fixed an issue where required permissions were not correctly executed for all user roles, meaning that not only roles with lower access permissions than defined, but also user roles with higher access permissions were restricted from performing certain actions.

Media Library: Asset Protection Settings not Working on Folder Level

We fixed an issue where you were able to define asset protection on folder level, but the protection was not correctly applied to the assets within the folder. Asset protection set on folder level is now correctly applied to all assets within a specific folder.

Media Library: Downloaded File Is Broken

We fixed an issue wherein some specific cases the downloaded file was broken when downloading an asset in a different format or size.

Templating: Image Replacement with EPS Files not Working

We fixed an issue where, when replacing an image with an EPS image, the change has been correctly reflected on Frontify, but was not correctly applied to the final design after download. A blank space was shown instead.

Style Guide: Not Possible to Translate the iFrame Block on the Cover Page

Users were facing an issue when translating the iFrame block on the Cover Page since translation settings wouldn't show up. This has been fixed.

Templating: Polygons are Incorrectly Shown as Rectangles

Polygons within templates created from InDesign were sometimes incorrectly shown as rectangles within Frontify. Still, the polygons were correctly applied to the final design on download. This was confusing and has been fixed.

Style Guide: Icon Web Font Can't Be Downloaded

We fixed an issue where in some cases it was not possible to download the icon webfont within the icon webfont block.

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