DMN Modeler October 9, 2018 – Version 6.1.11
New and Improved Features:
  • Include decisions are now supported by the Animator.
  • Decision Services are now indexed in the Dictionary and the Digital Enterprise Graph.
  • When entering an identifier that already exist in the current diagram for a different element, you can now optionally choose to increment the conflicting identifiers automatically.
Bug fixes:
  • Prevented a specific case where it was possible to have Input Data as Encapsulated Decision in a Decision Service.
  • When creating a type from a decision table header, the constraints were duplicated.
  • When changing the type in an included model, its type was not automatically changed in the including models.
  • Fixed an issue with modifying the content of merged cells in a decision table would not always change the value for all the cells.
  • When an input was linked twice to a decision, it was asked twice when testing or animating.
  • Prevented cases where the text of the tooltip for context entry execution result could go outside of the tooltip.
  • Fixed an issue that allowed decision table annotations to be merged.
  • There was a problem preventing certain decision publication to the cloud on Microsoft Edge.
DMN Modeler September 25, 2018 – Version 6.1.10
New and Improved Features:
  • Boxed context intermediate results are now available when testing or animating. A new information marker containing the boxed context line result now appears next to each line of a boxed context after a successful test/animation.
  • Performance improvements when adding a shape to a large diagram.
Bug fixes:
  • Fixed an issue with the Method and Style validation around intervals in decision tables.
  • Prevented a potential issue with empty string in an enumeration causing an infinite loop with auto completion.
  • Deleting a decision service did not delete the decisions inside of it from the scope.
  • It is now impossible to change the source or target of and included requirement.
DMN Modeler September 19, 2018 – Version 6.1.9
New and Improved Features:
  • The dictionary will now use ellipsis (…) when truncating names.
  • When the same input data is used multiple times in the same diagram, it is now entered only once when testing.
Bug fixes:
  • When importing a visio file that have reversed links, they are properly reversed in the modeler.
  • After importing a DMN 1.1 diagram generating multiple diagrams, it was possible export an incorrect DMN 1.2 file with improper diagram sizes.
  • When expanding the details of an included decision service the decision logic could be viewed.
  • It was possible to obtain an incorect DMN serialization of input requirements across transitive model inclusion (Model A including a Model B that includes a Model C).
  • Data Types containing spaces would in some conditions be incorrectly dropped from the Digital Enterprise Graph.
  • Rows in decision table inside boxed context were not highlighted properly when testing/animating decisions.
  • Ellipsis on decisions are not displayed when an included decision requires an included input data.
  • When a decision depends on a decision not depicted, a wrong input was asked when testing.
  • When testing decisions with included models, rows were not highlighted in included decision table.
  • When adding included decision with the ellipsis, their decision logic should be added too.
DMN Modeler September 6, 2018 – Version 6.1.8
New and Improved Features:
  • There are now arrows (left and right) to facilitate the scrolling of the diagram tabs at the bottom.
Bug fixes:
  • In some circumstances, dragging an element from the dictionary could result in an undefined prefix.
  • Dictionary is not always refreshed properly when saving a model to a different place.
  • Some complex data types dropped from the accelerator were not properly importing all their sub-types.
  • When moving the Decision Service separator and reloading the modeler, it sometimes went back to its original position.
  • Fixed an issue that would sometimes prevent viewing the content of an included invocation.
DMN Modeler August 30, 2018 – Version 6.1.7
New and Improved Features:
  • When entering the Question and Answer properties, you can now defer the answer to the defined output data type of a decision.
  • The validation of DMN model now supports included elements.
Bug fixes:
  • Fixed an issue preventing to export Relations on Internet Explorer.
  • Improved edge use cases of inclusion using the dictionary.
DMN Modeler August 20, 2018 – Version 6.1.6
Bug fixes:
  • Fixed the update of input/encapsulated decisions/output decisions in Decision Services when there is more than one depiction of its related input or decisions.
  • Fixed an infinite loop when using escaped characters in expression.
  • Fixed layout of the Word report for the project charter RACI that was sometimes adding unnecessary spacing.
  • Properly restored the diagram when using browser “Print” button.
DMN Modeler August 3, 2018 – Version 6.1.5
New and Improved Features:
  • When testing a DMN model, list returned now offer an option to save them to excel files.
  • The button to download excel files inside relation and inputting lists for testing decisions logic was renamed Export from Template.
Bug fixes:
  • Importing a DMN XML with multiple expanded Decision Services could result in duplicated elements.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the copy/paste of certain elements in rare conditions.
  • Testing a decision model with BKM’s not depicted on the current page caused the BKM to be incorrectly flagged as an input.
  • Fixed the execution of the not() feel function containing a function invocation.
DMN Modeler July 31, 2018 – Version 6.1.4
New and Improved Features:
  • A Custom Attributes overlay is now available.
Bug fixes:
  • In some cases, copying and pasting shapes with custom attributes would fail.
  • When loading a test case from the test dialog, the ok button is now disabled until a test case is selected.
  • When using the excel import from the test dialog, there were some cases where a string was misinterpreted as a number.
  • Invocation of a BKM though the Invocation box context using a type include from another DMN model could result in a type mismatch in some cases.
  • In an extreme case of re-use across models using the model include, cloned input data could be omitted when exporting to DMN XML.
DMN Modeler July 24, 2018 – Version 6.1.3
New and Improved Features:
  • Improved the Excel Import and Template generation:
    • Excel column data type are now considered and converted when importing from excel and when generating templates.
    • The header matching is now case insensitive.
    • When importing a relation, a new dialog will propose autodetected types from the excel file which can be changed.
    • Improved the column matching algorithm when importing a relation with pre-existing headers.
  • Autocompletion of Custom Attributes names is now offered when entering new Custom Attribute on an element.
Bug fixes:
  • When testing the decision logic with an input typed as a simple collection (string, dates, …), it would sometime give a wrong result.
  • Using the keyboard arrows/carriage return combination to select the autocompleted name of a decision table header sometimes resulted in an inconsistent model.
  • Label on link that were moved from their default position were sometime reloaded at the wrong position.
  • Copying a decision defined as a context with a decision table would sometime not work properly.
DMN Modeler July 16, 2018 – Version 6.1.2
New and Improved Features:
  • It is now possible to add Custom Attributes to the diagram elements through the Details dialog.
  • Custom attributes can be optionally exported to the Word and HTML report.
  • A new decision logic construct was added: List.
Bug fixes:
  • In the case of very large DMN models (larger than 5-10 MB), in some conditions the export to DMN, execution and validation would fail.
DMN Modeler July 6, 2018 – Version 6.1.1
New and Improved Features:
  • The FEEL autocompletion now offer the attributes of duration, date, date-time and time such as or date.month.
  • Various improvements around the usage to the spacer tool. Especially with links that had custom routing.
Bug fixes:
  • Improved the autocompletion of strings in decision table cells when the double quote character was used.
  • The XML 1.1 serialization of decision services is now spec compliant (removed the variable element).
  • Fixed an issue when generating links containing special characters in the Word report.
  • Fixed an issue with the date picker control that affected users in a certain time zone.
  • Fixed variable recognition used as a parameter in a function inside a filter.
  • Importing a DMN XML file without ids on certain elements could generate duplicated ids.
  • Fixed a rare case where the header columns of a decision tables would not propose certain input requirements.
  • Relation tables of only one column are not treated as list automatically anymore by the animator.
  • The DMN 1.2 XML export now outputs the typeRef attribute of decision logic expression.
DMN Modeler June 19, 2018 – Version 6.1.0
New and Improved Features:
  • Decisions services are now generally available to all of our customers.
    • Collapsed and Expanded Decision Services shapes are now draggable from the palette.
    • Collapsed Decision Services can be linked to separate diagrams using the plus symbol.
    • Decision Services now appear in the Scope side panel.
    • Decision Services can also be created, edited and visualized through the Decision Service wizard available in the DMN ribbon.
  • You can now include other DMN models in your current model to re-use (by reference) the different elements using a user definable prefix (require the Dictionary subscription). Including models and managing their import prefix is available in the DMN ribbon using the Include command.
  • A new side panel called Dictionary is available. (require the Dictionary subscription)
    • The dictionary presents the various elements of other DMN models in your current place.
    • Dragging from the dictionary to the canvas will automate the inclusion of that model in the background.
    • The dictionary is searchable and filterable.
  • It is now possible to have more than one description (annotation) column in decision tables.
  • The element selection feedback is now easier to view and colored.
  • Spaces in element names is now normalized across the modeler. This means that any number of spaces is treated as a single space.
  • The scope search now also matches descriptions if they are visible.
  • When generating the report, you can now hide or show the Identificators through a new option.
  • The Places side panel was renamed Digital Enterprise Graph.
Bug fixes:
  • When dragging a Knowledge Source from the Digital Enterprise Graph, it will now be depicted as a Knowledge Source.
  • Fixed an issue that would sometime corrupt a model if dropping a shape on an existing link.
DMN Modeler June 5, 2018 – Version 6.0.9
New and Improved Features:
  • The new FEEL functions accepted for DMN 1.2 are now available. These includes the following functions: sqrt, log, exp, odd, even, mode, stddev, median and product. These are all available in the FEEL functions section of the DMN ribbon under Math and List.
Bug fixes:
  • The spacer tool did not properly reduce the size of containers in certain conditions.
  • Pasting content in the FEEL editor would replace the whole expression instead of inserting the pasted value at the cursor position.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented the XMl import of a DMN file with labels without bounds.
DMN Modeler May 24, 2018 – Version 6.0.8
New and Improved Features:
  • Support DMN 1.2 ellipsis marker on DMN elements to indicate that some requirements are not currently depicted. Clicking on the ellipsis icon will display these requirements in a contextual menu. From the contextual menu, you can click or drag a requirement to add it to the current diagram. This is especially useful combined with the scope side panel to expand the requirements of an element after having dragged it to a new diagram.
  • Support DMN 1.2 generalized unary tests in decision tables. FEEL functions can now be used in decision tables rule. The symbol ? can also be used as a function parameter to indicate the current value of the input decision table column.
  • For the places and accelerators side panels, the highlight button was moved to the header from its original location in the panel.
Bug fixes:
  • Improved the loading time when changing page on most browsers.
  • Removing elements from a multiple selection using the CTRL key did not work properly.
  • Moving elements within a container using the arrow keyboard keys had some issues when approaching the boundaries of certain containers.
  • Under certain specific conditions, overlays on edges would be duplicated.
DMN Modeler May 3, 2018 – Version 6.0.7
New and Improved Features:
  • The Accelerator side panel is now sub-divided into an Accelerator and a Places panel. The Digital Enterprise Graph is now displayed under the Places side panel.
  • A new Scope side panel is now available that present all the elements available in the current model DRG.
  • Elements with the same name and type are now automatically merged together.
  • Data Inputs now have a maker in its top left corner (same shape as a BPMN Data Object and a CMMN Case File Item) to identify the same concept. Clicking on that marker let you enter the data type.
  • Added a filter in decision tables and relations to filter only row matching a given text.
  • DMN XML import and export now use the final DMN 1.2 namespace (and FEEL namespace). We still support the beta namespace for backward compatibility.
  • The comment overlay was changed from a document icon to a speech bubble.
  • The parameter types are now displayed in boxed invocation.
  • Input Data and Knowledge Source are now resizable on the canvas.
Bug fixes:
  • When changing a decision without decision logic shape into a BKM shape, we will not create a blank decision logic anymore.
  • In the DMN XML Export, the label attribute is not serialized anymore if it’s the same as the name.
  • Corrected an issue that would sometime prevent the generation of images when the description overlay was visible.
  • Speed improvement when a large number of data types are used in a model.
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