What's New in Dundas BI


1. Overview

A list of highlights from the new features and enhancements available with the release of Dundas BI 8.0.

For a complete list of new functionality and behavior changes, see the List of changes in version 8.0.

2. Installation / Deployment

3. General

  • Launch metric sets, data cubes, and cube perspectives into new tabs more easily for multi-tasking with Pop-up context menu options
  • The current project selected on the main menu and on the home screen filter are now kept in sync
  • New optimizations make every page load faster

4. Data Preparation and Analysis

5. Design and View

  • New settings ensure optimal minimum and maximum font sizes when automatically sizing text on responsive dashboards
  • When using the play axis, use a token menu like with other filters to select relative time options such as Today
  • Use multiple Item Styles in a menu to set up a palette
  • Exporting a table with hyperlink columns to Excel now includes clickable hyperlinks

6. Data Visualizations

7. Administration

  • New option for restricting access for accounts and groups to certain IP addresses
  • New health checks to optimize and correct for unused jobs, unneeded user projects, and application database schema issues

8. API / Branding / Integration

  • New JavaScript helper methods for easier exporting to PDF, Excel, CSV, image and PowerPoint when using the API
  • Timer fire counts can now be reset by calling resetFireCount in script.
  • Refresh Windows account information from Active Directory using .NET or REST APIs.

9. See also

Dundas Data Visualization, Inc.
500-250 Ferrand Drive
Toronto, ON, Canada
M3C 3G8

North America: 1.800.463.1492
International: 1.416.467.5100

Dundas Support Hours:
Phone: 9am-6pm, ET, Mon-Fri
Email: 7am-6pm, ET, Mon-Fri