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2010-06-08T12:25:00Z
GeniusConnect 5.0.0.0

New:
MS Outlook 2010 support
-Ribbon support
-GeniusConnect 64 bits version
Please do not install GeniusConnect 32bits on MS Outlook 64bits!
-Native Outlook 2010 RTFBody column

MS Outlook 2003,2007,2010
-Unicode version Official Support


When to upgrade to GeniusConnect Edition 5

You should upgrade in the following scenario :
You want to install Microsoft Office 2010 32 bits
Upgrade is recommended but not mandatory.
GeniusConnect 4th edition will still work on Office 2010 32 bits, but will not support specific Office 2010 functions and Outlook 2010 Ribbon.

You want to install Microsoft Office 2010 64 bits
Upgrade is mandatory.
GeniusConnect 4th edition has no support for 64bits Outlook version.
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21 Sep 2010


GeniusConnect 5.0.0.1

New:
-Disable Sync (right click folder in GeniusConnect setup->Database Tab)
Keep folder configuration but Disable sync

-Multiple schedulers
It is now possible to define multiple schedulers per folder or group of folders.
1.On Synchronize Schedule Tab select "Extern Scheduler" radio button
2.Select a folder and set sync direction (second column)
3.Enter a unique Task Name in third column of a folder
(repeat the steps for all folders you need to sync within the same scheduler)

4.select the Task Name in combobox "Task names"
(next to "Use Windows Scheduler" button)
5. Click the "Use Windows Scheduler" button and enter all other parameters

Remarks:
-select an empty row in combobox "Task names", for folders without a specific Task name
-if there are no Tasks names defined in Folder list, combobox "Task names" is hidden

Changes:
-Cancel button on status bar (instead of Pressing Escape key)

Fix:
-Toolbar/Ribbon sync buttons disabled after Folder mapping has been created
-error "User-defined fields" when inserting Outlook items to a Folder with a custom-form
MS Exchange mail enabled resource calendar only:
read only Meeting request in a public resource calendar gets saved to database without start/end date.



29 Nov 2010


GeniusConnect 5.0.0.2

New:
-Auto scroll in Progress Dialog
-Warnings on Win 7/Vista when using NT log in non-elevated mode
-User Account Control(UAC) icons visible on Win 7/Vista for features requiring elevated permissions. (Outlook must run as Admin)

Changes:
-Progress dialog performance optimized


Fix:
-Status bar not closed after scheduled sync
-wrong help text Assing Table Dialog

25 Jan 2011


GeniusConnect 5.0.0.3

Fix:corrupted columns names mySQL ODBC driver 5.1.7,5.1.8


07 Apr 2011


GeniusConnect 5.0.0.4

Fix:
-Installation issues (on Win 7 with Elevated Privileges for a Non-Admin)
-corrupted error messages during sync


10 Jun 2011


GeniusConnect 5.0.0.5

Fix:
-Win 7 MS Access example datasource install issues
-Mandatory key value overrules Outlook value

Changes:
-column Contacts
column returns always Contact names separated by ';' (instead of Outlook value-depends on OS setting of list separator)

Install changes:
From version 5.0.0.5 GeniusConnect install as Outlook Add-in for all users

New:
Shoeboxed Connector BETA
Shoeboexed Connector is a new product for data sync with www.shoeboxed.com  service.
http://www.geniusconnect...ShoeboxedConnector/2/18/ 


16 Jun 2011


GeniusConnect 5.0.0.5R2

-No changes in GeniusConnect


Shoeboxed Connector BETA 2:
Changes:
-setup/install changes
-error handling changes
-main webservice IP change (from port 8080 to default 80)

14 Nov 2011


GeniusConnect 5.0.0.6

Fix:
-performance fixes/Optimisation

Changes:
-warnings binary->text conversion erros

New:
Advanced options:
-Block count
GeniusConnect will not execute count statment to determinate nr. of records in DB.
Please note: Progress bar will display wrong nr. of items!

Shoeboxed Connector BETA 3
Changes:
-GUI changes
-Min.Sync freq. 60 minutes, default once per 24 hours


22 Nov 2011


GeniusConnect 5.0.0.6R2 Release 2

Fix: Wrong handling "Load All" with the flag "Delete All Outlook items ON"

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2012-01-10T13:09:00Z
GeniusConnect 5.0.0.6R4 Release 4

Fix:
MS Exchange only
Outlook item delete not detected after Outlook restart

MySQL Only
mySQL error "You have an error in your SQL syntax..." during attachments insert

MS Outlook 2010 German version:
Ribbon not initialized

New:
Task folders only
To (Assign To) field support

Changes:
MS Outlook 2010 64/32 bits detection during installation.
Setup will display a warning when installing 32-bit GeniusConnect on 64-bit Microsoft Outlook and vice versa.

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2012-02-03T12:15:00Z
GeniusConnect 5.0.0.7 release


New:

http://support.geniusconnect.com/Posts/t555- 
-Convert Outlook storage to File Storage for existing folder mappings
-Set Storage defaults (for new folder mappings)
-Debug Value trace(GeniusConnect->Advanced options>Debug=ON):
GeniusConnect will display Outlook and DB column values to detect differences

Fix:
-excessive memory usage deleting 3000+ records from database (Outlook delete detection=ON)
-Outlook delete detection executes on Outlook Items which do not originate from Database

Changes:
MS Exchange only:
-Follow Outlook offline mode: Cached disconnected mode is now also considered as "Offline"
-Add Exchange Mailbox changes for Outlook 2007, 2010



For Developers:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareGenius@WorkGeniusConnectSettings
key:PublishCOMAddin
Default=0, Set to 1 to make COM interface visible in COMAddin office object for VBA or other Add-ins
Developers can call methods on GeniusConnect COM interface. More:http://support.geniusconnect.com/Posts/t556

07 Feb 2012----------------------------------------------------------
GeniusConnect 5.0.0.7R5 release

New:
YES/NO confirmation when importing .ini template with a different Primary Key storage settings

Changes:
BETA Shoeboxed Connector removed from installation

09 Feb 2012----------------------------------------------------------
GeniusConnect 5.0.0.7R6 release

Fix:
Ribbon Image does not load 32bit Outlook 2010
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2012-07-19T11:55:00Z
04 May 2012
GeniusConnect 5.0.0.8 released

Fix:
-wrong message during template Import in Assign Table dialog
-memory leak during scheduled sync
-wrong handling of keyboard message in Progress dialog

19 Jul 2012
GeniusConnect 5.0.0.9 released

New:
Synchronization executes outside the Outlook main process, user can continue using Outlook during synchronization.

Fix:
Workaround for:Outlook 2010 default reminder time bug
Reminder time not saved in Outlook (when inserting from DB to Outlook)

Workaround for MS Access on Office 365:
-ODBC driver returns SQL_ERROR for "Rows affected"
New flag "Ignore row(s) affected" in GeniusConnect->Advanced options



08 Aug 2012---------------------
GeniusConnect 5.0.0.9R6 released

Fix:
DB Change Detection does not start correctly after closing Config dialog


05 Sep 2012---------------------
GeniusConnect 5.0.0.9R8 released

Fix:
-Error message during Outlook start-up "An outgoing call cannot be made..."
-Progress Dialog: Excessive Memory Usage (Error Tab) with 4000+ errors


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02 Oct 2012
GeniusConnect 5.0.1.0 released

New:
-Advanced Options->SQL Execution: Execute in another thread
Useful for long running queries(User cannot use Outlook during sync)

-Display progress in Windows Task bar status area (Used only when progress dialog disabled)
-Support for FlagIcon, FlagStatus in Outlook 2007, 2010

Changes:
-Log to NT event log
Outlook does not have to run in Admin mode anymore

Office 365->MS Access ONLY:
-Workaround for error “[Microsoft Access Driver] The database has been placed in a state by an unknown user that prevents it from being opened or locked”

Fix:
-“Auto load selected items” does not work when Primary Key File storage is used

22 Jan 2013
GeniusConnect 5.0.1.1 release

New:
1.Outlook 2013 Compatible

2.Advanced Folder options (GeniusConnect->Database Tab->Right Click Folder->Advanced)
-Submit after insert | Submit after update
Submit/Send Mail (Outbox), Appointment and Task after insert into the folder. You can prepare mailings, meetings, tasks in database and mail them to recepients
-Delete after saved to Database
Delete item from Outlook after insert to database

Changes:
-Ignore time part when comparing Outlook date columns with DB datetime columns

Exchange Only:
-Retry when opening MessageStore
-Detailed Error message when opening MessageStore fails

Fix:
-Wrong Button text on Progress Dialog

27 Mar 2013
GeniusConnect 5.0.1.2 release

Fix:
Outlook 2013 "Click to Run" install problems


14 May 2013
GeniusConnect 5.0.1.3 release

Fixes:
Outlook 2013 Outlook Object Model Security Guard warnings

New:
Advanced Admin options: Disable/Enable folder scan array separator selection

30 May 2013
GeniusConnect 5.0.1.3R2 release
fix:
-wrong error message from ODBC driver during failed INSERT

05 Sep 2013
GeniusConnect 5.0.1.4 release

New:
-Advanced Options->Block Store Check
Do not check if folder storage is available in current Outlook MAPI profile (Default=Unchecked)
-Database Tab->Right Click->Slow Scan Helper
Disable scanning of a folder (and subfolders). Can be used for slow connections (hosted Exchange/Office 365)on folders that are never used in GeniusConnect.
This is only a helper function, it was already possible to edit this option in Advanced Options dialog

Changes:
-“Copy Profile To…” does not need Backup/Restore permission

Fix:
-Continue with synchronization when corrupted folder item detected.
GeniusConnect will display/log a warning, but will continue to the next item.

11 Sep 2013
GeniusConnect 5.0.1.5 release

Fix:
-Can't set HTMLBody error with empty string
-Outlook 2013 Click to Run Fix
Install will try to register the missing components (Outlook 2013 Click to Run ONLY)

12 Nov 2013
GeniusConnect 5.0.1.6 release

New:
-Outlook Filter editible from GeniusConnect
Database Tab->Folder->Right Click->Advanced->Add/Edit Outlook Filter

Changes:
-Synchronize Schedule Tab: Folder grid can be sorted by clicking header column

Fixes:
-Scheduler settings "Synchronize every X minutes" fires when timer changed to "Extern Scheduler"
-Incorrect Timestamp value used for Modification time compare after switch to Primary Key File Storage

10 Jan 2014
GeniusConnect 5.0.1.7 release

Fix:

-GeniusConnect closes open inspector window
-Installation changes for Win 8 compatibility

05 Feb 2014
GeniusConnect 5.0.1.8 release

Changes:
-Initial Sync minimal nr. of columns for matching changed to 1.
-Win 8 COM registration handling
-Outlook security manager changes

Fix:
Synchronize Schedule ignores folders with a TaskName when using "Sync at startup" or "Sync every X minutes"

24 Mar 2014
GeniusConnect 5.0.1.9 release

New:
-Menu button for extra actions on Database tab
-Menu buttons for parameter handling on SQL commands tab
-Import deleted folders profile (Database tab->More Actions->Import Deleted folders profile)
You can import a mapping profile of a folder that has been deleted or created with a different Outlook/Exchange MAPI profile

Changes:
-getting Mail MessageHeader colum value for Outlook 2007 and higher
-Outlook 2003/2007 toolbar buttons enabled when switching to a folder that is not connected to a database.

Fix:
-Check version does not use proxy
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2014-11-14T10:13:00Z
03 Apr 2014
GeniusConnect 5.0.2.0 minor release.

Fix:
Outlook 2000-2007 only: Toolbar buttons memory leak fixed

Changes:
-Sync performance optimalisation
-Appointment Label column removed from Outlook 2007 and higher (replaced with color categories)
-Recurrence pattern handling for Calendar and Tasks folders optimized
-Recipients handling for Calendar and Tasks folders optimized

25 Apr 2014
GeniusConnect 5.0.2.1 minor release

Changes:
-Message creation time read-only in Outlook.
(it is not possible anymore to change/update Outlook item creation time since it leads to problems with Outlook)

Fixes:
-MAPI Address book allocation


08 May 2014
GeniusConnect 5.0.2.2 minor release.

Changes:
Outlook 2010/Exchange 2007
Outlook returns an invalid session pointer


23 Sep 2014
GeniusConnect 5.0.2.3 release

Fixes:
SQL Server: datetime2 conversion error
SQL Server 2012 Native Client (version 11.0.2100.60) or later:
Unknown error when fetching data for unicode columns

Changes:
char column right trim (spaces)

15 Oct 2014
GeniusConnect 5.0.2.4 release

Fixes

•When using "Add Exchange Mailbox" to add shared mailbox folders on Office 365: Synchronize scheduler Tab does not display shared folders
•Synchronize scheduler executes but ignores shared mailbox folders
•GeniusConnect 5.0.2.3 won't install on Windows XP

Changes
•Licensing check improved


09 Dec 2014
GeniusConnect 5.0.2.5 Release

New

•New dynamic parameters:
{OUTLOOK_USER_EMAIL}: Returns the email address of the currently logged-on user
{EXCHANGE_FOLDER_OWNER_EMAIL}:Returns the email address of the exhange folder owner. (Exchange/Office 365 only)

Fixes

•Crash when exporting to csv in Swiftpage Add-on
Right click result grid header ->Export...

Changes

•Sync speed optimization

16 Dec 2014
GeniusConnect 5.0.2.5b4 Release
Fix:Syntax error when using RTFBody column
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2015-04-02T12:55:00Z
GeniusConnect 5.0.2.6 Release

New
•GUI changes

Fixes
•Workaround: MySQL ODBC driver returns wrong data for bit(1) columns
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2015-08-03T10:40:00Z
GeniusConnect 5.0.2.7 Release

Changes (Multi User License only)
Auto deployment wildcard {*} support.

Example auto config Folder: TestContacts

Registry keys:
Folder path: \\admin@company.com\TestContacts
Relative path: \TestContacts
Wildcard path: \\{*}company.com\TestContacts
Folder: must be empty

http://support.geniusconnect.com/Posts/t140-