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Release Notes

Find out about current and previous Fabric Studio updates.

New in Fabric Studio 24.4.3

QA Release May 9 2024, Production Release May 15 2024

Fixes

  • Fixed a bug where users cannot create linkages between Feature and Show with episodes included
  • Fixed a bug where users cannot assign a record to multiple catalogs
  • Fixed an issue with Assets, Scheduling and Rights Record Builder fields not displaying links correctly in the UI
  • Fixed a bug on asset creation where the correct payload is not loading
  • Fixed a bug with users not being able to update record categories on Record Builder fields
  • Fixed a issue where newly created Record Builder fields were not reflected in Bulk upload
  • Updated mandatory client ID validation on record create

Cleanup

  • Fixed an issue with the alignment of Record Statuses and their managed Data Sets
  • Fixed an issue with user permissions and assigning the ability to upload images
  • Updated SEO keywords to allow the addition of new SEO keywords through the Metadata Tab
  • Improved the speed with which new Record Statuses are reflected and selectable in the UI
  • We have added in a visual indicator for mandatory IDs that are not present when trying to Save Records

Previous Versions

Fabric Studio 24.4.1

QA Release April 24 2024, Production Release May 15 2024

New Features

  • Additional Contributions - We've improved our title record Credits tab so that everyone involved in a production can receive the recognition they deserve!
  • Managing Credit roles has a vibrant upgrade! Now, in addition to role assignment, you can easily add a splash of color to differentiate roles at a glance

Fixes

  • Fixed a bug where episodes would fail to create when trying to inherit data points from a parent when that data did not exist
  • Fixed a bug where the Podcasts category filter was appearing in Collections
  • Fixed a bug where GUIDs were unintentionally displayed with values from new Data Sets created through Record builder
  • Fixed a bug where Read Only - User Interface could be applied to mandatory fields in Record Builder
  • Fixed a bug that was not including Record Builder custom fields in record payload if Read Only was turned on

Cleanup

  • IVA keywords will now appear as Origin keywords
  • Record Builder categories should now only display the categories enabled for each environment
  • Position of Custom fields is now consistent across all categories
  • Renamed “Access” to Preferences within User Role Role Management
  • Renamed “Data Manager” to “Data Sets” within User Role Management
  • Renamed Record Type to Record Category within User Role Management

Fabric Studio 24.3.1

QA Release March 13 2024, Production Release March 27 2024

New Features

  • New Record Builder Custom fields - Date, Date & Time, Duration and Year fields
  • New Record Category - Versions. Versions enable you to manage version-specific metadata for your content.

Fixes

  • Fixed a bug where the Cast & Crew would only be updated on the first episode of a new season when bulk importing.
  • Small Tile - Free Text should only allow a character limit of 180 or below
  • Update Record Builder Duration data type tiles from string to integer

Cleanup

  • Restrict Record Builder Small Tile free text fields to 180 characters
  • Improve permissions on all Record Builder configurations to determine whether to allow edits on fields such as categories.
  • Add validation for Date, Date Time and Duration for Custom Record Builder fields
  • Record builder Backend Labels must now be in snake_case format. Meaning you cannot have spaces and only underscores can be used as a special characters.

Fabric Studio 24.2.1

QA Release February 14 2024, Production Release February 28 2024

New Features

  • Custom Fields in Record Builder! Create new your own Boolean, Free Text, Dropdown, Multi Select and Chip Selector fields.
  • You can also create or link your own Data Sets(aka Managed Lists) for Dropdown, Multi Select and Chip Selector fields
  • Add the ability for users to configure IDs to be mandatory or optional within Record Builder.

Fixes

  • Fixed a bug in bulk upload when users were attempting to update a production number without providing a record category

Cleanup

  • Improved the build and deployment time of the Fabric front-end by 50%

Fabric Studio 24.1.1

QA Release January 17 2024, Production Release January 31 2024

New Features

  • Add ability to set character limits on IDs within Record Builder
  • New record category - Podcast
  • The scheduled Fabric release dates can now be found in the Fabric knowledge base

Fixes

  • Fixed a Bug on initial setup of default client Catalogs
  • Fixed a bug with pipe delimited values for contributor not validating correctly
  • Fixed a bug where character names would not save against a newly created contributor
  • Fixed a bug on Safari with dynamic number inputs
  • Fixed a bug when logging into a different user account on the same environment
  • Fixed a Bug when trying to create Supplemental Content linked to a Season

Cleanup

  • Toggled OFF Record Builder fields that had a character limit with null values
  • We now store a list of Users Last Login date
  • Improved UX navigation when discarding Record Builder changes

Fabric Studio 23.12.1

QA Release December 13 2023, Production Release No Live release Scheduled

New Features

  • The new Record Builder is here! We've given it a UI & UX upgrade with some further configurability. Please check out the detailed release notes for important changes in Record Builder
  • New field in the contributor modal - Full Name
  • Added the ability to validate Titles & Description character limits either via UI, UI & API or remove both UI & API validations

Fixes

  • Fixed a bug on Safari and Firefox where users could not properly type their login email
  • Fixed a bug with the temporary ID’s assigned to images before they are uploaded to a record
  • Resolved a UI issue that occurred when users would enrich a record with Gracenote data and then immediately enrich with IMDb data
  • Fixed an issue in Localisation orders where ‘null’ values were being sent when edited by a users
  • Fixed a bug on record create or update, when updating contributors that existed in our database but with a different case or different accent in their name
  • Fixed a bug where images could not be uploaded to Collections
  • Fixed a bug when attempting to update an episode with no title via API
  • Fixed a bug with csv bulk uploads incorrectly validating the release year

Cleanup

  • Resolved an inconsistency between the Provenance and Distributor fields
  • Update validation on selected Descriptors to allow growing lists
  • Countries will now appear in dropdowns in the way they are ordered in the Countries Data Sets
  • Improved the UX of adding numeric runtime values e.g :00:00
  • Within the new Record builder version descriptions for Record Header Display will display with a tooltip

Fabric Studio 23.10.3

QA Release November 15 2023, Production Release November 29 2023

New Features

  • Added an optional feature to be able to display Original Production numbers in Search, Linkages and Episode dropdowns

Fixes

  • Fixed a bug to ensure Custom record types will now appear as expected when creating new record
  • Fixed an error that occasionally occurred when adding newly added release types against a record
  • Fixed a bug with image upload where an image could be saved before the image has been fully uploaded
  • Fixed a bug in Role Management to ensure correct user policies always apply when users are navigating within the catalog section
  • Fixed an issue where creating a new keyword assigned the first already created keyword
  • Enhanced error handling and display for Gracenote enrichment on the front-end
  • Fixed an issue where deleting an entry from a Data Set could result in an empty list in the Front-End
  • Improved the loading state of catalogs in the record header
  • Users can no longer upload non-supported files via the bulk image upload

Cleanup

  • We've fixed an issue when editing a policy without saving resulted in an unexpected pop-up when switching to the Roles tab
  • We've improved the UX when moving list items using drag and drop in Data Sets
  • Update the naming of the new data ingest dropdown to Max. Contributors per Role
  • Fixed a bug where users were unable to remove the Start Date when Continuous Enrichment is Toggled OFF
  • Improved the consistency of the Discovery Search behaviour
  • Improved the loading time of the Regional tab in Collect Connections
  • Improved IMDb enrichment to ensure that all forms of awards data is being pulled into records correctly
  • Align the date picker component for Production Year and Production Start Year fields.

Fabric Studio 23.10.1

QA Release October 11 2023, Production Release October 25 2023

New Features

  • We're excited to introduce our new documentation portal powered by Gitbook! Fabric users can easily access documentation right from their environment
  • Improved Image Preview and Performance: Full resolution images will be displayed when using the Preview function.
  • Enhancements to Continuous Show Integration via Gracenote
  • Gracenote OnAPI Video Descriptors Support: We now support Gracenote OnAPI Video Descriptors, enhancing your content metadata capabilities in Fabric.

Fixes

  • Catalog Dropdown Issue Resolved: We've fixed an issue that previously prevented users from scrolling through the catalog dropdown in records

Cleanup

  • Improvement to the Release Year field - Users may now enter any year without having to select it from a dropdown list.
  • Adding additional field options to client managed list values

Fabric Studio 23.9.2

QA Release September 13 2023, Production Release September 27 2023

New Features

  • Add a new Catalogs property to the meta-record-state SNS. SNS notifications for the meta-record-state topic will now include a catalogs property
  • Add a feature toggle to allow the strict validation of only allowing Titles & Descriptions configured in Record Builder to be created & updated

Fixes

  • Fixed a bug with Genres & Sub-genres dropdowns not displaying the complete list of entries.
  • Fixed a bug where a None entry was an option in certain dropdowns within the platform.
  • Fixed a bug where records without Record Header descriptions would appear to be loading a record header description indefinitely
  • Fixed an issue where users could experience timeouts when multiple Fabric tabs were open

Cleanup

  • Updated the Bulk Ingest column header from Episode Number to Episode/Storyline Number
  • Add the ability to edit the User permissions of the Ratings Tab
  • Add Type, Code and Destination Platform fields to Bulk Ingest

Fabric Studio 23.7.1

QA Release July 12 2023, Production Release July 26 2023

New Features

  • Allow users to configure ID's in Record Builder to generate hyperlinks based on the ID & a URL
  • Add the ability to control Notes & Disclaimers appearing in the Record Header via bulk import
  • Increased the Timeout period for the Reporting module from 1 hour to 10 hours

Fixes

  • Fixed a bug with Disclaimers and Notes entries not appearing in the UI after saving.
  • Fixed a bug with the Record Builder unique ID validation

Cleanup

  • Fixed an issue with Reporting not displaying special characters correctly in certain scenarios

Fabric Studio 23.8.4

QA Release August 16 2023, Production Release August 30 2023

New Features

  • Added a new enrichment feature, allowing users to set up their environment to continuously enrich shows with their seasons and episodes

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with the Cast & Crew section not displaying accurate information in certain cases.
  • Fixed a bug related to the Release Toggle in the Record Builder module, ensuring that it now works reliably
  • Fixed an issue preventing the proper reordering of titles and synopses, ensuring seamless functionality.
  • Fixed a Record Builder bug that prevented edits of optional string fields; users can now remove values of optional strings without any issues.
  • Added additional validation to avoid issues with duplicate back-end labels in Record Builder fields.

Cleanup

  • Enhancements to the Cast & Crew section to provide a smoother user experience and improve data accuracy.
  • Added some final touches to our new Continuous Show Enrichment integration
  • Ongoing enhancements to the Bulk Image Upload feature, paving the way for an upcoming full feature release.
  • Improved the compatibility of our payload and our new bulk import plugin, and implemented additional error handling
  • Revamped the language dropdown with a new alphabetical ordering, offering users a more intuitive language selection experience.

Fabric Studio 23.7.1

QA Release July 12 2023, Production Release July 26 2023

New Features

  • Allow users to configure ID's in Record Builder to generate hyperlinks based on the ID & a URL
  • Add the ability to control Notes & Disclaimers appearing in the Record Header via bulk import
  • Increased the Timeout period for the Reporting module from 1 hour to 10 hours

Fixes

  • Fixed a bug with Disclaimers and Notes entries not appearing in the UI after saving.
  • Fixed a bug with the Record Builder unique ID validation

Cleanup

  • Fixed an issue with Reporting not displaying special characters correctly in certain scenarios

Fabric Studio 23.6.1.1

QA Release June 29 2023, Production Release July 5 2023

Fixes

  • Fixed a bug with saving Service Desk access via User Role Management
  • Fixed a bug where the record type field was incorrectly set as mandatory
  • Fixed a bug with Record Builder title type validation

Fabric Studio 23.6.1

QA Release June 21 2023, Production Release July 5 2023

New Features

  • Ability to manage the descriptions displayed in Record Header & Column Cards
  • Catalogs now support numeric values within Catalog Names
  • Support import of English Cast & Crew through new Bulk Ingest
  • Add the ability to manage access to the Fabric Service Desk via User Role Management
  • Add Functionality to Duplicate Policies

Fixes

  • Improve Search functionality within the New Record Builder

Cleanup

  • Standardise the search lists types when adding episodes or seasons to a collection

Fabric Studio 23.4.1

QA Release April 12 2023, Production Release May 10 2023

New Features

  • New Data Ingest Uploader!
  • Record Builder Update Phase 0
  • New Field - Primary Metadata Language
  • New Field - Library Prefix
  • New Field - Action Type
  • Add Ability to Create, Update and Delete a Catalog from UI inside the Data Manager
  • Enable Record Statuses against Collections
  • Allow users to manually trigger Gracenote title matching without auto-enrich functionality
  • Support Auto-generated IDs for Franchise logic

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with Language names being entered against Contributor Translations
  • Fixed an issue with updating Contributor Script Names and it causing duplicates against the same language
  • Fixed an issue with API endpoint requests timing out
  • Fixed an issue with disclaimer fields not being able to be cleared
  • Fixed an issue with Records enriched by Gracenote images not downloading
  • Fixed an issue with users being unable to Link Storylines to Episodes in the UI
  • Fixed an issue in User Policies where the delete functionality was not saving correctly
  • Fixed an issue in User Policies where Create Collection permissions were not reflecting in Franchise Collections
  • Fixed an issue in bulk import on validation of additional countries of origin
  • Fixed an issue with Search results not correctly displaying Show/Season/Episode Linkage Hierarchy on records with Security levels above 10

Cleanup

  • Add option to make release year non-mandatory in Special, Show, Season, Episode, Storyline record
  • Add additional API endpoints for different record parts to reduce timeouts and improve overall performance

Fabric Studio 23.3.1

QA Release March 15 2023, Production Release March 29 2023

New Features

  • Add Record Properties to User Role Management. This will include Record Status, Catalog and Security level fields
  • New Field - Channel of Origin

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where numbering on storylines e.g production number was not exposed in the UI
  • Fixed an issue with non-english contributors displaying in the UI
  • Fixed an issue with record cards in search & recent activity section where season and episode count were not displaying correctly

Cleanup

  • Fix UI issue with displaying non-numerical production numbers
  • Improve asset tab UI when assets are not configured in an environment
  • Moved Show Linkages to display above Season in linkage tab
  • Convert Program Directors to multi-select

Fabric Studio 23.2.1

QA Release February 15 2023, Production Release March 1 2023

New Features

  • Add ability to choose default languages in the Language list manager

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where numbering on storylines e.g production number was not exposed in the UI
  • Fixed an issue where the ENG language code was still being referenced after updating the ENG code in the Language List
  • Fixed an issue where user permissions couldn't be configured to be able to delete records based on their category
  • Fixed an issue with record cards in search & recent activity section where season and episode count were not displaying correctly

Cleanup

  • Updated the mispellings of IMDB to IMDb throughout the platform
  • Add support for multiple catalogs to be ingested via pipe delimited values through bulk upload
  • Bulk upload - Update encoding validation logic to improve support of non Latin scripts

Fabric Studio 23.1.2

QA Release January 19, 2023, Production Release 11:00am BST

New Features

  • Support Multiple territories against Assets
  • Support New Fields - Collection Level
  • Add Record Type to Collection Franchise Records

Fixes

  • Fixed issue with Language Codes being limited to validating 3 digit codes
  • Updating Record with Asset Names causes API Timeout
  • Series Networks import is sending empty array
  • Fix Bulk Import SP Review causes
  • Suppliers and Series Network Bulk Upload Issue

Cleanup

  • Update payload structure for large collections
  • Fix delete toggle for each record category
  • Record Type not reflecting Client Managed List
  • Asset information not updating correctly

Fabric Studio 22.12.3

QA Release December 21, 2022, Production Release 11:00am BST

New Features

  • Support Multiple territories against Assets
  • Add Rights Domain for Rights tab
  • Support New Fields - TX Channel Name, Primary TX Channel
  • Support all new fields via Bulk Import
  • New Loading state and Tab Transitions
  • Add Record Type to Collection Franchise Records

Fixes

  • Data in created/updated synopsis fields in the payload leaving Fabric
  • AKA Title is not getting displayed on Fabric UI
  • Fixed issue with publishing episodes downstream. No Category Type 'Season' was found inside Linkage
  • Record is breaking after adding certificate to asset

Cleanup

  • Series Networks import is sending empty array
  • Only show record categories being used in environments
  • Hide unused fields for selected clients
  • Technical error when uploading images

Fabric Studio 22.12.1

QA Release December 7, 2022, Production Release 11:00am BST

New Features

  • Add record type to metadata tab on Franchise Collection & Collection
  • Expose Enrich options for selected clients
  • Support New Fields - Originating Territory, MEC Genres, Scripted / Unscripted, Production Format,Program Branding
  • Managed Record Catalogs via the UI
  • Enable Gracenote Auto Enrich Images
  • New fields for created date on all levels

Fixes

  • Failed on record update: Trying to get property id of non-object during Bulk Upload
  • Rename the Short to Short form content on filter
  • Fixed issue with publishing episodes downstream. No Category Type 'Season' was found inside Linkage

Cleanup

  • Rename release duration & adjusted run time fields for specific clients
  • Network Code /Program Subtype Field change
  • Add additional Pay 1 + 60 value to Rights Window Name whitelist

Fabric Studio 22.11.2

QA Release November 25, 2022, Production Release 11:00am BST

New Features

  • Ability to indicate with a flag when a title is duplicate of another title
  • Support Theme Digital & Theme TV descriptors
  • New Field: Created date on PPL
  • New Field: Program Branding
  • Migrate taxonomy data

Fixes

  • Convert Available for Vice & Is Pilot Boolean values
  • Title Records being created with null US Release Year
  • Fixed issue with Release year being removed upon save
  • Release Year required message when Release Year is present
  • Clients with Descriptors v1 unable to save descriptiors fields
  • Update specific clients to assets V2

Cleanup

  • Hide unnecessary fields in clients environments by request
  • Remove unnecessary categories in clients environments by request
  • Update Shortlist Exports in Connect
  • Primary program Usage / Program Usage managed list mapping update
  • User Service: Migrate all User permissions & automate creation pipeline

Fabric Studio 22.11.1

QA Release November 16, 2022, Production Release 11:00am BST

New Features

  • Add Validation of asset IDs against other asset IDs
  • Support Theme Digital & Theme TV descriptors

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where awards without contributors were causing technical errors
  • Spelling mistake in Asset Destination
  • Add Regional Age Guidance Fields to Bulk Import
  • Make new contributor roles dynamic in Bulk Import header mappings
  • Make new IDs dynamic in Bulk Import header mappings
  • Make Security levels bulk importable
  • Combine territories with same values in Regional Age Guidance

Cleanup

  • Fixed a display error where preview synopses were guillotined in the record header.
  • Support the Apostrophe ' Character in User Registration

Fabric Studio 22.10.3

QA Release October 28, 2022, Production Release 11:00am BST

New Features

  • Franchise Collections
  • Record created date will now match browser a Users timezone
  • New field: Origination: Parent series name

Fixes

  • Slow speed performance when saving record updates from edit sessions.
  • Creating a record creates duplicates of the same record.
  • Unable to reorder lists in alphabetical order when saving.

Cleanup

  • Fixed a display error where preview synopses were guillotined in the record header.
  • Add Notes & Disclaimers to Yaml
  • Add a newly created Territory value to the asset
  • Fixed V2 Descriptors validation being applied to v1 descriptors
  • Status Dropdown not matching Client Managed List
  • Rights status bubbles not displaying correctly
  • Technical error message when updating and saving asset