Squiz Matrix Newsletter #38903 Aug
Today is Jeans for Genes Day in Australia, an initiative to raise vital funds for children's medical research. All monies raised go to the Children's Medical Research Institute, an organisation committed to unlocking the mysteries of childhood congenital conditions, such as cancer, epilepsy and birth defects.
It's a wonderful cause, so hopefully everyone sported their best pair of denim jeans today and gave that little bit to make a difference!
Head over to the Jeans for Genes website to make a donation and to learn more about how you can get involved.
Next Monday, August 6th, we will be releasing versions 4.8.5 and 4.10.1 of Squiz Matrix. Both of these releases will be available for download via the public CVS repository. Additionally, our 4.10.1 release will be available as a VM release on the Squiz Matrix site.
Squiz Matrix v4.10.1 release is the latest release of our 4.10.x branch, which launched last month, offering fourteen new features and enhancements. New additions introduced in this release include a new Record Filter screen for Data Source assets, a new SOAP function to configure multiple metadata fields on an asset, the option of alphanumeric sorting on the Bulk File Import Tool, and new settings to configure the From and Reply-To email addresses on workflow notifications.
The latest Squiz Matrix Automatic Upgrade scripts will also be available on the Squiz Matrix site.
Check out the Squiz Labs blog on Monday for all the latest on these new releases, including download links, release notes and more!
New updates are available today for Edit+ for Squiz Matrix and the Easy Edit Suite.
Our Edit+ for Squiz Matrix release introduces a number of enhancements to the Viper WYSIWYG editor (44 bug fixes) and the Accessibility Auditor (3 bug fixes), while also providing additional Paint Layout and GET Variable options for Nested Content divisions.
Edit+ for Squiz Matrix is available to customers with an appropriate service level agreement. Please contact Squiz for additional information.
Our Easy Edit Suite release contains a handful of bug fixes and is currently available for users on the Squiz Matrix site.
Existing users of EES v1676 will need to merely replace their EES folder on their installation while those on earlier versions should consult the EES Upgrade and Compatibility Guide for upgrade information. New users can refer to the EES Installation Guide for install and configuration steps for the Easy Edit Suite.
Please note that, as of this release, our free version of the Easy Edit Suite will no longer be supported for Internet Explorer 7. This means that resources for new and existing functionality will now be focused on IE8 and above only. We recommend that users currently on IE7 use our previous release (EES v1676). Squiz will continue to work closely with clients on an appropriate SLA to resolve any issues they may experience with IE7.
This week we have one new feature to report, a new keyword format to print GET variables configured on Nest Content content types. Continue reading below for more information on all this week's developments.
New Keyword Format to Print GET Variables of Nested Content
Due for release in version 4.10.1 (August 6th 2012)
Squiz Matrix's Nest Content content type allows you to take the content of an asset in the system and display it inside the content of another. Whilst configuring this content type, you are able to pass additional GET variables to the asset being nested.
Previously, however, values passed to the nested asset could not be exposed using Matrix's global keywords (e.g. %globals_get_VARIABLE_NAME%).
This feature adds a new keyword format to expose the GET variable information on nested assets:
This new keyword will print the value of the GET variable specified.