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New
November 24, 2020

Changelog (November 23, 2020)

We spent this week updating the aesthetic of the iOS to be more inline with Flow X as well as wrapping up work around secure email task creation. If you haven’t had a chance to before check out our iOS app yet you can download it from the App Store and let us know what you think in our Feedback Board!

New:

  • Emailing tasks: We’ve removed tasks@getflow.com functionality in order to support more secure task creation by email. You can configure an email address to send tasks to from your account preferences and read up on how it works in the help doc here.
  • iOS: A new login screen and icon have been added to the iOS app to better match the look and feel of our desktop and web apps.

Fixed:

  • Borders in notification bell dropdown format corrected
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New
November 17, 2020

Changelog (November 16 2020)

We spent time this week clearing out bug reports and improving UI to provide better clarity. As always, we love hearing from you whether you encounter a bug or have a new feature request so if you have a suggestion for us drop by our feedback board!

New:

  • Notifications: We’ve added an item to the Main Menu so that you can more easily access your notification settings from anywhere within the app.

Fixed:

  • Desktop notification formatted to correctly display deadline
  • Recurring task icon behaviour in task lists was revised to show at all times.
  • Fix released for @mentions in task notes bug
  • Corrected assignee dropdown behaviour to only display members in the team the task is in when assigning or reassigning.
  • Made behaviour of tags and followers more clear in subtasks
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New
November 10, 2020

Changelog (November 9, 2020)

This week we tackled several UI bugs in order to improve task interaction and creation. There was also a new feature to chat in the form of self DMs! We also wanted to remind you that as of November 18th we’re removing the task@getflow.com functionality in order to enforce a more secure creation method. For more information on how this works and how to enable it for your team check out our help article here.

New:

  • Chat: We’ve added self DMs to the Chat sidebar. This way when you need to make a note to yourself or you want to save something to reference later you can DM yourself to save the information. Self DMs are being created for existing users over the next 24 hours so keep an eye out for it in your sidebar!

Fixed:

  • Corrected behaviour for links in task notes
  • Bug causing extra word in emailed tasks has been fixed.
  • Keyboard interaction in dropdowns in task windows has been improved
  • Updated adding workgroups as followers to improve UI
  • UI for browsing existing channels and creating new channels has been simplified with the addition of a new modal.
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New
November 03, 2020

Changelog (November 2, 2020)

This week, we reinstated persistent badging in the navigation bar to make it easier to stay on top of new task and chat activity. We also added new task features, including the ability to convert a task to a subtask and filter by team in the Tasks view. Finally, we announced a change to email task creation that will remove the tasks@getflow.com functionality and enforce a more secure creation method as of Nov. 18th. You can learn more about how it works and how to enable it for your team here.

New:

  • Persistent badging in navigation bar: You will now see a badge count in place of the Home and Chat icons in the navigation bar when there is new task activity or an unread message to view. Reading the message or marking the activity as read will clear the badge.
  • Convert tasks to subtasks: We’ve added a new item to the ••• task menu that converts a task to a subtask. Clicking "Convert to subtask" in the dropdown will allow you to search for and choose the task you want to add your new subtask to.
  • Team filtering in Tasks - We also updated the Filter in the Tasks view so you can now filter your tasks or those assigned to your teammates by the Team they were created in.

Fixed:

  • Removed inactive shortcuts from the keyboard shortcuts menu (accessible with the ? key)
  • Updated the Bookmark and Follow shortcuts to be more intuitive
  • Audited legacy code to improve app load times
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New
October 27, 2020

Changelog (October 26, 2020)

This week we laid the foundation for larger updates planned in the future. This included updating keyboard navigation and enhancing the signup process as well as releasing fixes and improvements to UI concerns.

New:

  • Keyboard shortcuts: We’ve added tab navigation to the new task form as well as the existing task windows. This new functionality will serve as a basis for future updates to tab navigation in these views.
  • Signup process: A new Solo option has been added to our signup process for new accounts. This has streamlined the signup process for new users that intend to work alone in Flow.

Fixed:

  • Increased the project section input field character length
  • Improved the appearance of scrollbars in popover menus on Windows
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New
October 20, 2020

Changelog (October 19, 2020)

This week we spent some time planning out the large scale projects we’d like to focus on for the last quarter of the year. During this planning period we also took a look at bug reports and released fixes for ones that seemed the most pressing.

Fixed:

  • Released a fix for the bug caused when attaching a file to a task.
  • Corrected ESC key behaviour when project dropdown is open in new task form.
  • Fixed a crashing error triggered when a new task form and existing task window were open at the same time.
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