WebShare volume access e-mail notifications now include the logged-in user name in the subject line, e.g. “WebShare user access notify (testuser)”. In addition, if an annotation has been added to a preview or proof document, the notification e-mail contains a URL share access link which leads directly to the annotation table.
WebShare user names can now have up to 64 characters
With PrintPreview UB2, new color info dialog for image preview/prooﬁng and PDF prooﬁng. The color info dialog is similar to the Photoshop color info and shows the individual primary color values and spot colors used in the selected area.
Support for previewing multiple-page PDF documents has been added
File name or Spotlight search results can be displayed in gallery mode
Office document gallery and multiple-page previews are now included in WebShare (requires Microsoft Office 2007 or 2010 for Windows or Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac, Office is not included). In this case, the Tool Server “OfficeReader” tool and the “toolclient” program are licensed for WebShare, with the limitation that “toolclient” is restricted for use with “OfficeReader” only.
A new feature in the contextual menu allows opening PDF documents, movies, Flash and other ﬁle types directly in the web browser. For example, iPad users can now open PDFs directly in Safari.
iPad support has been added to WebShare. It perfectly supports iPhone and iPad devices.
Color info, soft proof, print proof, and document annotation reviewing features require the prooﬁng add-on product PrintPriview UB2. ImageServer and PDF HandShake are not required anymore for prooﬁng images and PDF documents.
PrintPreview UB2 introduces an entirely new document review capability to WebShare UB2, with hierarchical annotation support. This works with multiple-page PDF documents, XPress/InDesign XPV documents, and Office documents (using Tool Server remote automation) as well as with all major image formats. It tracks document versions and allows signing off ready-to-go documents.
Printing out WebShare annotations is now fully supported. The first page will contain the image with its marks, the following pages will show the comments.
Web clients can beneﬁt from the same search capabilities as Mac and Windows clients
The new Spotlight search has been included into the WebShare file browser
New WebShare Manager to synchronize ﬁles between the WebShare sharepoint and Mac and Windows clients. WebShare Manager received major performance enhancements, it supports uploads and downloads of very large ﬁles (> 4 GB) and interruptable uploads. Less local ﬁle traffic, optimized system calls, better proxy ﬁle support, including support of a proxy.pac ﬁle, Windows 7 support, less temporary ﬁles and better error messages. WebShare Manager is qualiﬁed to work in any environment to synchronize ﬁles between the server and the local client.
The default WebShare window title can be specified on a per-branding basis. If a title is specified in the Branding Editor, the Powered by HELIOS WebShare link is not displayed anymore for this branding on the WebShare start page.
A new dialog allows specifying print and proof settings prior to using the standard OS print dialog, when printing out a preview or proof image. Custom settings are stored on a per user basis in “HELIOSDIR/var/run/WebShare_User_Settings/<user>.settings”.
The automatic extraction of uploaded Zip archives on the server can now be turned off in the upload dialog. By default, archives are automatically extracted.
With PrintPreview UB2, proofing sample print control strips are included (“HELIOS_ControlStrip-H.pdf” and “HELIOS_ControlStrip-V.pdf”)
Printouts in preview mode have been enhanced by printing based on sRGB, with 150 dpi instead of using the current screen resolution. Higher resolutions and a user specified printer ICC profile is only supported in proof mode (PrintPreview required).
The browser-based uploading has been enhanced to detect incomplete uploads and to remove the corresponding temporary file
Multiple printing resolutions for proof and preview printing can now be specified per branding. For using custom resolutions, the PrintPreview product add-on is required. The benefit is that customers can request resolution values that come closer to their printer's specification.