Dimensions RM
Version 12.8.1
Release Notes

This file describes the new features and functionality available in the current release of Micro Focus Dimensions RM.

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Table of Contents

Part 1: What's New?
Part 2: What's Fixed in 12.8.1?

Part 1: What's New?

1.0 What's New in Dimensions RM 12.8.1?


Part 2: What's Fixed in 12.8.1?

2.0 Fixes in 12.8.1

Part 1: What's New?

1.0 What's New in Dimensions RM 12.8.1?

Dimensions RM 12.8.1 addresses various enhancement requests and issues that were submitted by customers:

·       Usability Enhancements and UI Simplification:

o    New lookup attribute - Easy assignment/reference to artefact(s) like releases

o    Various UI enhancements like modernized import dialogs

o    Allow user to remove all requirement versions in one step

o    Number of artefacts of collections/baselines directly shown in Home View

o    Categories can be created within hierarchy view

·       New Dimensions RM chatbot

o    Enable users to reach solutions in a conversational way

o    Easy access of RM features

o    Collect user input

o    On-premise or cloud

           ·      Document Enhancements:

o    Quick change diff in full document view

o    Document filter can be applied for export

·       Further Customer Enhancements:

o    Parent Collections

o    Shown classes configurable on category level

o    Allow to enter rationale when clearing suspect links

o    Soft-delete/undelete collections

o    New WalkMe Integration

o    Email notification improvements:

·         E-mail notification on mentioning user in comments

·         Summary / batch emails

·       Report Enhancements:

o    Ability to constrain a class report with an attribute value in a linked class

o    Simplification by removal of specific report filters type (all script type now)

o    Calculation for numeric attributes in List Reports

o    New export option to include report script

o    New drill-down option for Traceability Coverage reports

·       Import Enhancements:

o    New Excel import mode in browser (previously only supported in RM Import client)

o    CSV Import Improvements:

·         Ability to save mappings in CSV import

·         Support attribute auto-mapping in CSV import

·         Target document name can be set

o    ReqIF Import improvements:

·         ReqIF Import: Store attribute mappings

·         Mandatory attributes based on workflow setting will be visualized

·         Expand support for ReqIF formats of additional tools (like ReqMan)

·       Administration:

o    RM Class Schema in browser

o    User groups and related permissions in browser

o    New Certificate Updater

o    Export user group assignment per category

o    Category Permission: Option to show only assigned

o    Allow to assign more than one group on auto create user on first login SSO user 

2.0 Fixes in 12.8.1

Fixed Defects:


Not always display image in attribute with HTML editor in Approve Changes dialog box


Changing formula is shown as HTML text in Approve Changes dialog box


Support TLS 1.2 protocol for SSL authentication


Purge reset PUID sequences to cache=20 instead of no cache


QC- RM Integration: Error transferring Date Field from RM to QC


Special Character will not be escaped by SyncEngine during synchronization.


Unsubscribed Mail Notifications are shown incorrect


Sort order in attribute list incorrect


L10N: Hardcode issue - 20201223


Multiple requirements selected when chapter contains requirements of the same PUID/Object ID


Access Rights: Export button is missing for non-admin users with Category Assignment right


Deleted categories are shown in Category Value dialog


Filter on Task board on Assigned To field shows user more than once if more than one story class exists


Collection 'Modified by' Unchanged with Rename


Error when creating a collection containing apostrophe


Show direct URL action in requirement edit form is not updated when requirement is replaced


RM document - empty image in Word export


Compare Documents: Select Document fails when Document of a Snapshot is not available because of Security


L10N: English word and its translation both on the UI of document.


Roundtrip does not consider Line Spacing with Lists


Close Button in toolbar should show rm message that changes will be lost


Favorite on a Child Document fails to load Document List


Child created from Master snapshot is not visible in Documents list


Issues exporting (and importing) test steps to CSV


Export Compare document with colon in the names fails


Publish: Requirement headings should be published the same as chapters in paragraph mode


Export to ReqIF: Empty Attributes are exported


Table Double border on Roundtrip publish


Numbering List Format Loses the property after Round Trip Import


Sub list of alpha Numbered list are lost the format after publish the document


Publish uses wrong Font Size


The search string in Quick search returns confusing feedback if the search string is longer than 255 characters


Date search does not work with German MS SQL


Display issues with category name in container dropdown in Quick Search


Report cannot be modified or deleted


Direct URL for Report: Refresh with selected params button is not shown


Requirement print function works bad


Revert to previous version overwrite values which are read-only


Change Class: Not possible when Originating class has no or not matching value for mandatory Attribute in target Class


Requirement edit form fails to show buttons if ROLE attribute in comments class is other type then list


New table behavior in rich-text editor on new object dialog wrong


RestService Report/Run returns wrong column names when using class multiple times


Remove map files from Java script/CSS during build. Otherwise, customer get 404


L10N: "?" garbage is on the page of "class definition" -> right-click menu of element and relationship.


RM Import: Title also exists in Description


Fix Bare line feeds in email body


QC Sync Engine Special Character issue for Text Fields


RM client installation doesn't show dialog for the SSO settings setup

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