Release Notes

Table of Contents


  • Fixed installation of ReqView on a Windows virtual image with disabled GPU acceleration
  • Fixed an error when clearing suspect flag for all links of the current object by CtrlJ
  • Fixed an error when copying objects with multiple attachments
  • Fixed checkout of a project from a SVN repository via svn+ssh:// protocol.
    Note: We recommend connecting to a SVN repository using HTTPS protocol instead of SSH because it has better performance and security
  • Fixed error when opening a project added manually to a SVN working copy from command line but not committed to the SVN repository yet
  • Fixed project compare if the document contains custom attribute with ID comparison
  • Fixed confusing title and label of the action button in file picker dialogs
  • Fixed missing hints for toolbar dropdown buttons

New Features and Enhancements

  • Collaborate in Team via Subversion (SVN) Version Control System
    • Checkout a project from a SVN repository to a local SVN working copy
    • Open a project from a local SVN working copy by choosing File > Check out from SVN from the menu
    • Update the project by changes from the SVN repository by choosing Project > Refresh Project from the menu or by CtrlR shortcut
    • Lock / unlock a document in the SVN repository for exclusive edit by choosing Document > Start / Finish Editing Document from the menu or by CtrlShiftE shortcut
    • Get SVN information by choosing Project > SVN Information from the menu
    • Commit project changes with a custom commit message after leaving document exclusive edit mode, closing the project or choosing File > Commit to SVN
    • Commit project changes automatically after adding a new document, deleting a document, reordering documents, or changing project traceability configuration
  • Compare with Project Folder — compare the current project with a project folder storing a baseline (e.g., a SVN tag checked out to another SVN working copy) by choosing Project > Compare Project > Compare Folder from the menu
  • Edit or Delete Discussion Comments — open the Discussion pane and click icon above a chosen comment to edit or delete the comment
  • Choose Spelling Languages — right click in the rich text editor, select Spelling languages context menu item and choose one or more languages for the spell checker
  • Set Font Size — open the Preferences dialog and choose Font Size to set the font size for application panes
  • Open Attachments in External Application — click on the attachment link or select Open Attachment from the context menu to open the attachment file in the default external application (WinApp, MacApp, LinuxApp)
  • Open Project Traceability dialog as read only and edit project traceability after pressing Edit button explicitly
  • Unified key shortcuts across Windows, Mac and Linux platforms
    • Requirements Table
      • Comment the selected requirement by Ctrl/D
      • Expand / collapse of the selected section by Space
    • Rich Text Editor
      • Toggle numbered list style by Ctrl/1
      • Toggle bullet list style by Ctrl/8
  • Restore size of the Edit dialog
  • Added a new export helper withParent for accessing parents of document objects


  • Fixed: Cannot refresh the project from the Project Folder while another user is editing project traceability or reordering documents
  • Fixed: Save of all updated documents on CtrlS to enforce saving links to new requirements stored in other documents
  • Fixed: Application does not ask for saving the opened Project File when the project is closed and only the order of documents is changed since opening the project
  • Fixed: Project folder lock file is not released when the project window is closed while the Add Document dialog is open
  • Fixed: A Project File or Folder can be opened in different windows
  • Fixed: Project Folder save fails with an error after adding a new attachment and then deleting this attachment
  • Fixed: Error when the project is refreshed from Project Folder after another user changes a document attributes definition
  • Fixed: CSV import of heading attribute containing newline characters
  • Fixed: A deleted requirement can be marked as the link end (by CtrlL), which opens Create Links dialog is opened with "No links will be created" message
  • Fixed: Clicking on a traceability link with target hidden in a collapsed section focuses the first visible parent but not the target
  • Fixed: Image attachments added or updated by other users in the shared Project Folder are not visible after Start Editing Document
  • Fixed: "Invalid format of document file" error when refreshing a document from a Project Folder while it is saved by another user at the same time
  • Fixed: Display of error "Tried to register widget with id==messageDialog but that id is already registered" after version upgrade
  • Fixed: Custom attributes of date type displayed 1 day before for users from the US
  • Fixed: Text selection in table cells displaying custom attributes
  • Fixed: Display of document tabs after reordering by drag and drop
  • Fixed: Holding CtrlW closes all document tabs and immediately reopens some of them
  • Fixed: Error when the current document is filtered by an attribute and the attribute definition is changed
  • Fixed: Display of an empty filter input box after startup with no project opened
  • Fixed: Possible security issue when imported HTML contains malicious code
  • Fixed: Memory leak after closing a document tab
  • Speed up opening a project with large documents
  • Speed up scrolling of large documents

System Requirements

  • Application
    • WebApp: the latest desktop version of Chrome or Firefox browser
    • WinApp: Windows 10+
    • LinuxApp: Ubuntu 18.04+ LTS, Debian 10+ LTS
    • MacApp: Mac OSX 10.14+
  • Integrations
    • ReqView License Server: version 1.1.2+
    • MS Office 365: Word and Excel version 2019+
    • Apache Subversion: version 1.14+

Known Issues

  • ReqView UI is not optimized for control by a touchscreen.