Authentic New Features List

What’s new in Authentic?

Learn about all the additional capabilities you’ll get by upgrading from an older version to Authentic® 2017!

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Authentic® 2017 Release 3 (April 4, 2017)Enterprise
Integration with Visual Studio 2017.
Windows Server 2016 support.

Authentic® 2017 (October 4, 2016)Enterprise
Editing headers/footers in dynamic HTML/CALS tables.
Support for ADO.NET database drivers.
Native support for PostgreSQL.
Support for Progress OpenEdge databases.
Support for SQL Server 2016.
Support for integration with Eclipse 4.6.

Authentic® 2016 (September 30, 2015)Enterprise
Windows 10 support.
Support for Firebird databases.
Support for numerous databases updated to include newest versions .
Visual Studio integration updated to include VS 2015 .

Authentic® 2015 Release 4 (June 10, 2015)Enterprise
Support for SQLite databases.

Authentic® 2014 Release 2 (March 19, 2014)Enterprise
Integration with Visual Studio 2013.

Authentic® 2014 (October 29, 2013)Enterprise
Support for new database versions: SQL Server 2012; PostgreSQL 9.0.10, 9.1.6, 9.2.1; IBM DB2 9.5, 9.7, 10.1; Informix 11.70; MySQL 5.5.28; Sybase ASE 15, 15.7; Access 2010, 2013.
Integration with Eclipse 4.3.

Authentic® 2013 Release 2 (April 29, 2013)Enterprise
Support for FOP 1.1 – Authentic installation includes this processor for PDF generation.

Authentic® 2013 (September 15, 2012)Enterprise
Browser plug-in for Google Chrome – Authentic now supports Windows IE, Firefox, and Chrome.
Push installer for browser plug-ins – simplified installation and improved IT control of user experience.
Java application seamless integration – integrate Authentic functionality in custom Java applications for Windows.
Integration with Eclipse 4.2 – adds to support for earlier versions.
Flexible integration of external programs – add up to 10 external programs that be directly accessed inside Authentic.
Performance improvements – Authentic has been optimized for significantly improved performance.

Authentic® 2012 Release 2 (February 23, 2012)Enterprise
RichEdit toolbar – Authentic end users can now apply formatting to content via RichEdit toolbar.

Authentic® 2012 (October 19, 2011)Enterprise
JDBC database driver support .
Java API .
New samples for API use – example files demonstrate how to use the APIs to automate Authentic electronic form capabilities (examples are available for JScript, C#, and Java).
Warning before execution of Authentic script .
Search in project window .

Authentic® 2011 Release 3 (June 8, 2011)Enterprise
Support for XML digital signatures – facilitate the secure exchange of documents among business users.
Support for the Portable XML Form™ (PXF™) file format – dramatically increases the portability of Authentic electronic forms and the XML and database data associated with them.
New spell checker with improved dictionary support .
Support for Internet Explorer® 9 and Firefox® 4 .
Support for .TIFF, .JPEG XR, and .SVG image formats .
Scripting editor supports .NET 4.0 .
Ability to add additional .NET assemblies for scripting – easy access to external .NET assemblies.

Authentic® 2011 Release 2 (February 16, 2011)Enterprise
Barcode support – makes barcodes available for use in Authentic eForms.
Additional chart types and features .
Visible/internal combobox values .

Authentic® 2011 (September 8, 2012)Enterprise
Scripting & extended COM API – enables Authentic to be used as a completely customizable editing solution using scripts embedded in StyleVision designs.
Charts as a new design element – lets users view and in some cases even indirectly edit charts and graphs designed in StyleVision.
Assigning styles to HTML/CALS tables – allows users to add styles to HTML/CALS tables that may have been missing from the source component code.
Extended support for CALS tables – includes the CALS element spanspec and the attributes rowsep, colsep, frame, and spanname.

Authentic® 2010 Release 3 (May 10, 2010)Enterprise
Global templates for any element .
Support for Visual Studio 2010 .

Authentic® 2010 Release 2 (February 16, 2010)Enterprise
64-bit version – for use with 64-bit operating systems.
Support for editing variables – enables users to edit variables that have been added directly into their electronic form design, without any need for edits to the underlying schema(s)..

Authentic® 2010 (October 28, 2009)Enterprise
Enterprise Edition with advanced features – available as a desktop application or browser plug-in..
Browser plugin for Firefox® .
Absolute positioning in design layouts .
Native code calls (.NET, Java, JavaScript, etc.) in XPath statements .
Support for fixed lines in form design .
Paste as text .
Rendering of user-defined HTML elements/blocks .
Rendering of contents with disabled-output-escaping enabled .
Rendering of variables .
Internet Explorer support extended to include IE8 .
Compatibility with Windows 7 .