Release notes and features roadmap


Oct 11, 2018 (13.2)

  • New functionality: filter data from Google and Salesforce query
  • New functionality: submit new and updated items to Salesforce 
  • New functionality on Android platform: print option directly from the Formotus app menu
  • New functionality on Windows platform: refresh All/Update All data connections
  • New functionality: text box input font settings
  • Added French localisation on iOS and Android platforms
  • More actions recorded in the Dashboard for workflow forms: discard item, edit item
  • Improvements to repeating section control in creator: added option to remove sections, option to remove item no, option to remove associated data connection
  • Protecting creator forms from simultaneous editing
  • Form creator UI improvements 
  • Assorted improvements and fixes

Jun 14, 2018 (13.1)

  • New form creator functionality: REST Web service query
  • New form creator functionality: deployments available from the form
  • New form creator feature: Formotus user list available 
  • New functionality: capture GPS coordinates automatically on form load
  • Improvements for the portal and form creator UI 
  • Assorted improvements and fixes

May 08, 2018 (13.0)

  • New functionality: Google Sign In
  • New functionality: ability to install form updates when it has drafts and outbox items 
  • New form creator feature: duplicate page
  • New payment feature: recurring invoicing for Enterprise plan
  • New form creator feature: display fields XPATH
  • Improvements for the portal and form creator UI 
  • Assorted improvements and fixes

March 29, 2018 (12.9)

  • New form creator feature: Zapier data connection 
  • New form creator feature: Hyperlink control
  • New functionality for Formotus Pro mobile app: Contact Administrator option
  • New form creator feature: Create Formotus Now home page shortcut/tile to forms
  • More actions are now being recorded under User Activity in the Dashboard: created draft, deleted draft, duplicated draft, edit submit/query credentials; draft name for each recorded action
  • UI updates for registration page
  • UI updates for Formotus Now
  • Improvements for the portal and form creator UI 
  • Assorted improvements and fixes

February 8, 2018 (12.8)

  • New form creator feature: WebService submit 
  • New form creator feature: query Google sheets
  • New iOS functionality: offline submit for federated authentication
  • New form creator functionality: Exit draft and Delete draft buttons
  • New form creator feature: read-only property for text boxes 
  • New functionality for creator forms: quick re-upload using Optional/Required Upgrade option in the list of forms
  • Changed format for validation pop-ups - iOS platform
  • Improvements for the portal and form creator UI 
  • Assorted improvements and fixes

December 14, 2017 (12.7)

  • New form creator functionality: workflow forms
  • Promote pictures to Google Sheets folder
  • Submit PDF file to SharePoint - iOS platform
  • New power function for InfoPath forms - calculates exponential
  • Read/Preserve EXIF data for pictures from outside Formotus
  • Option to sign in to Google Sheets in the app Settings - iOS platform
  • Improvement and fixes for Repeating Photo creator control
  • Small UI modifications in the form creator for improving user experience
  • Assorted improvements and fixes

October 2, 2017 (12.6)

  • New form creator advanced control: Zendesk Ticket
  • New form creator advanced control: Checkbox List
  • New form creator functionality: query SOAP web services
  • New form creator functionality: drag and drop for creator controls
  • New form creator functionality for Repeating Photo control in the PDF view: insert page break after a selected number of pictures
  • New form creator functionality: add items to a SharePoint list
  • New form creator functionality: fields inside Repeating Section control can now be promoted to SharePoint libraries and to Google Sheets
  • New form creator functionality: parameterized queries for scenario where the filter is a value from a field in the form
  • Android: PDF and HTML files can be saved on SD card along with the XML
  • Android: Default resolution for photos has been set to 480 x 640
  • Assorted improvements and fixes

June 6 & 27, 2017 (12.5)

  • Basic plan subscription now available at no cost
  • Team plan added larger user packages 
  • Repeating Photo control submit to SharePoint picture library
  • Binding from an external data source to a repeating section (form creator)
  • Parameterized queries for data connectors (form creator)

April 18, 2017 (12.4)

  • Query data from Salesforce (form creator)
  • Cached queries (form creator)
  • Business logic for repeating sections (form creator)

March 21, 2017 (12.3)

  • New control: Repeating section (form creator)
  • New feature: Cascading drop-downs supported (form creator)
  • Layout and sizing adjustments to Annotation, Camera, and Location controls (form creator)
  • Assorted improvements and fixes

January 26, 2017 (12.2)

  • Note: This release requires InfoPath forms to be upgraded (click the red buttons on the Forms page).
  • New feature: Custom authentication supported in form creator for federated authentication
  • Issue with default pictures being overwritten (Windows app)
  • Issues with inserting items in repeating controls (InfoPath forms)
  • Issue with querying SharePoint (form creator)
  • Issue with GPS in repeating photos (Windows app/form creator)

December 6, 2016 (12.1)

  • New feature: Repeating Photo control (form creator)
  • New feature: 'Disable' rule supported on custom button (form creator)
  • New feature: 'Hide' action supported in rules (form creator)
  • Assorted issues and bug fixes


Recently Released Features

  • Query data from Salesforce (form creator)
  • Cached queries (form creator)
  • Repeating sections (form creator)
  • Cascading dropdowns (form creator)
  • Custom authentication for federated authentication (form creator)
  • Repeating photo control (form creator)
  • More rules support: hide, disable controls (form creator)
  • Add items to a SharePoint list (form creator)
  • Zendesk ticket control (form creator)
  • Checkbox List control (form creator)

Features under Development

  • JSON support (form creator)
  • Improved signature control (form creator)
  • Query data from Google Sheets
  • Promote pictures to Google Sheets
  • Submit data to Salesforce 

Features on the Roadmap

  • Windows app redesign
  • Workflow functionality for creator forms




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