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RELNOTE: Bamboo Selector/Lookup Selector for SharePoint 2007 Release Notes (HW41AB)
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APPLIES TO:

  • Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007

To find out which product version you have, read KB.11999: How to Find the File Version for a Bamboo Product.

Below are the lists of features and issues for each release of this product.

Release Notes
R2.3.61
03/26/2013

Resolved Customer-Reported Bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:

  • Lookup Selector Column may fail to populate data when connected to another Lookup Selector Column and either list contains more than 20 items.

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R2.3.60
08/29/2012

Resolved Customer-Reported Bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:

  • When modifying the source list URL of an existing Bamboo Lookup Selector column, the Select List drop-down menu fails to populate.

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R2.3.56
05/04/2012

Resolved Customer-Reported Bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:

  • If the Source List contains more than 20 records, the values displayed in Lookup Selector column is the record ID, not the selected Display Column.

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R2.3.43
02/21/2012

Resolved Customer-Reported Bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:

  • Users receive the following error message when saving an item in a list that contains a Lookup Selector Column if the source list for the column contains more than 20 items: "Value is not among the set of valid lookup values."
  • When creating a new column, Lookup Selector appears twice in the list of available column types.

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R2.3.38
01/13/2012

New Features:

  • Provides a new "Enable cascade dependency" option in the settings column.
  • SharePoint list and library views can now be sorted and/or grouped by Lookup Selector Column. NOTE: This feature is disabled if "Allow Multiple Selections" option is enabled.
  • Lookup Selector Column now uses Web License Manager Version 2.0.10.0.

Resolved Customer-Reported Bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:

  • Lookup Selector Column does not support filtering values for multiple levels of dependency.
  • When special characters exist in the dependent column, the corresponding values are not populated in the Lookup field.
  • If a document library includes a Lookup Selector Column, metadata information is cleared for Multiple Lines of Text columns when users modify a document (.docx only) in Microsoft Word.
    • After upgrading Lookup Selector Column, please go to Library Settings and open the settings for Bamboo Lookup Selector and click Save (no actual changes to the settings are required).
    • This release only fixes the clearing of other metadata. Lookup Selector Column values cannot be updated through the Document Information Panel in Microsoft Office. Refer to the Limitations section for more details.
  • Lookup Selector Column cannot check in a document in a document library if it has a Lookup Selector Column that has the “Allow multiple values” setting enabled.
  • Email notifications sent from Alert Plus contain extraneous data from Lookup Selector Columns. If users experience this issue, upgrade Alert Plus to release 3.2 or higher.

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R2.3.28
07/07/2011

New Features:

  • SharePoint list and library views can be sorted and/or grouped by Bamboo Lookup Selector. NOTE: This feature is disabled if "Allow Multiple Selections" option is enabled.

Resolved Customer-Reported Bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:

  • If a document library includes a Bamboo Lookup Selector, when customer modifies a document (.docx only) in Microsoft Word, metadata information is cleared for Multiple Lines of Text columns. NOTE 1: After upgrading Bamboo Lookup Selector, please go to Library Settings and open the settings for the columns of type Bamboo Lookup Selector and click Save (no actual changes to settings required). NOTE 2: This release only fixes the clearing of other metadata. Bamboo Lookup Selector values cannot be updated through Document Information Panel in Microsoft Office. Refer to Limitations for more details.
  • Values from Bamboo Lookup Selector displays the parsing characters #; in e-mail notifications sent from the Bamboo Solutions product Alert Plus. If user experiences this issue, upgrade Alert Plus to release 3.2 or higher.

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R2.3.26
02/24/2011

New Features:

  • Improved product installation package setup screen.

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R2.3.24
12/29/2010

New Features:

  • Use Web License Manager 1.3.9
  • Use merged assembly and deploy Bamboo.Core.wsp and Bamboo.Core.V1.2.msi.
  • Use New Features bundle installation.

Resolved Customer-Reported Bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:

  • Receive error when creating Bamboo Lookup Selector column for publishing page in Sharepoint designer.

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R2.3.22
08/10/2010

Resolved Customer-Reported Bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:

  • Issues when looking up to a column in a content type associated with a doc library.
  • The column doesn't save the value that is selected.  A value that ranks highest in the alphabet is saved.
  • Dependent Lookup doesn't work properly with multiple values.
  • Lookup doesn't save value if site created from a template.  Note: After site is created users need to go to the list settings and click OK button to save New Features settings in the list.

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R2.3.17
04/17/2010
Resolved Customer-Reported Bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:
  • Getting error when use relative path on site collection URL.
  • Feature not properly disposed.
  • Invalid Post back error when creating New Features item.
  • Get the error with the import / export provided by stsadm and with Microsoft Designer 2007 SP2.
  • Dependent Column does not populate data.

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R2.3
01/20/2010

New Features:

  • Use Bamboo License 2.6 and Web License Manager 1.2.(Note: User needs to upgrade WLM1.X to WLM1.2 if they want to activate the license).

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R2.2.9
11/30/2009

Resolved Customer-Reported Bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:

  • Error in Edit form when use Folder Content Type.
  • Shows "Object error" when select "None" value for required Parent column.
  • Lookup problem with space.

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R2.2.2
11/17/2009
New Features:
Use installer 1.1.30 or New Featureser version.

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R2.2.2
11/05/2009
Resolved Customer-Reported Bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:
If the Bamboo Lookup Selector column is used where its source is a SharePoint Lookup column, then Bamboo Lookup Selector column does not hold value in edit form.

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R2.2
10/20/2009

New Features:

  • Use Web Licensing Manager (WLM) R1.1
  • Use New Features installer v1.1.28 or later.

Resolved Customer-Reported Bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:

  • WLM R1.1: Fixed unable to activate license in non-English server.
  • New Features Setup: Fixed unable to remove and add assemblies to the GAC during install.
  • Unable to activate/validate license if Web Application Service is stopped on Central Administration box (For security reason, some customers stop the service on central admin box.).

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R2.1.4
10/02/2009
Discovered New Features limitations (See the completed list under R2.0.54).
This is a limitation and not a known issue:
Does not support looking up data from outside the site collection (Our product is inherited from regular SPLookup column. SP lookup column cannot look up across site collection even if it is on the same web application.).

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R2.1
08/28/2009

New Features:

  • Use duration base license (2.5) - 30 day trial.
  • Work with web license manager (WLM).

Resolved Customer-Reported Bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:

  • Deactivate error in Site Collection. 

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R2.0.62
06/04/2009

Resolved Customer-Reported Bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:

  • Unable to Group by column. 
  • Fixed incorrect Bamboo.Provision.dll version.

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R2.0.54
03/18/2009
New Features:
Log file located at drive: \WINDOWS\Temp\BambooSolutions\bsc_bamboo_%processid.log.
 
Resolved Customer-Reported Bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:
• No Values are added to Lookup Selectors using Multiple Values option. 
• Error when column to filter on is lookup type field column.

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R2.0.52
02/05/2009

Notes: Users need to clear IE cache for this release.

New Features:
• Provide translation support.
• Use online application notes.
 
Resolved Customer-Reported Bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:
• Lookup Selector fields depending on text field issue.
• Lookup Selector shows numbers instead of lookup values. 
• Lookup Selector problem using IE6. 
• "Value does not fall within the expected range" error on discussion list .
• Lookup Selector does not store selected value if lookup is Number and is dependent.   
• Performance issue with HW41AB opening the edit form. 
• Lookup Selector field does not enforce column required settings.
 

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R2.0
12/05/2008
New Features:
  • Now called Lookup Selector, combines functionality of Selector and Linked Selector into one column type
  • Automatically updates contents of column as lookup data is changed (like a standard lookup does)

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R1.1.30 11/03/2008

New Features:

  • Provide support for using relative url: use "/" for root. Use "./" for current site.
  • Upgrade Procedure: After installation, clear IE cache then go to the List. Click on existing Bamboo Selector or Bamboo Linked Selector columns to edit. Click OK button.

Resolved Customer-Reported Bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:

  • Required field does not work for Bamboo Selector or Bamboo Linked Selector columns.
  • Cascade Bamboo Linked Selector columns and the 1st one works, but a 2nd and 3rd are failing.
  • Problem filtering on Bamboo Linked Selector.
  • Multi-Selector problem - Where the main column is a Bamboo Selector and the selections are Bamboo Linked Selector columns only one Bamboo Linked Selector is available to select.
  • Filtering on Selector/Linked Selector shows other values.  
  • Cannot sort, group by Bamboo Selector/Linked Selector columns.
  • Custom columns do not work with custom forms.  

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

R1.1.12 7/08/2008 New Features:
 Provide capability to do multiselect

Resolved Customer-Reported Bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:
  • No value is stored in List for Linked Selector Column 
  • Allow user to save and export List Template
  • Can't create items for more than one parent when childs has same values 

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

1.0.23
06/11/2008

Resolved Customer-Reported Bugs and Known Issues/Limitations:

  • No value is stored in List for Bamboo Linked Selector Column.
  • Bamboo Linked Selector shows error when Title is empty.
  • All the entries for Bamboo Selector and Bamboo Linked Selector columns will not be saved if the required field is empty.
    (Ex: Enter all the entries, except for the required field Title and click OK.  The form refreshes with an error for Title saying it is required, the other Bamboo Selector and Bamboo Linked Selector fields are now empty.)
  • Cannot group list based on Bamboo Selector and Bamboo Linked Selector Columns.
  • Bamboo Selector and Bamboo Linked selector cannot look up item in a Document Library folder
  • Data will not be populated for a Bamboo Linked Selector column if the filtered column in the Source List is a column with either Bamboo Selector or Bamboo Linked Selector as field type.
    (Ex: It occurs when configuring the column of Bamboo Linked Selector field type. If user selects a column where the field type is either Bamboo Selector or Bamboo Linked Selector under "Which column in the Source List determine the values to filter on?" then the column will not be populated.)
  • Custom Column (Bamboo Selector or Bamboo Linked Selector) doesn't work with Cross List, Simple Search and Advanced Search.

Note:  It supports 64-bit.

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

1.0.17
05/06/2008

Resolved Customer-Reported Bugs and Known Issues/Limitations :

  • Trial functionality not working properly

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

1.0
05/02/2008

Initial release.

See the Known Issues and Limitations section for the latest known issues and limitations related to this release.

Known Issues & Limitations
R2.3

Limitations:

  • Bamboo Lookup Selector is not supported in Datasheet View or Document Information Pane (Microsoft Office). When displayed in Datasheet View or Document Information Pane, user will see a read-only value.
  • Exporting lists or libraries to Excel that contains the Bamboo Lookup Selector, the values will contain the parsing characters #; and item ID.
  • Bamboo Lookup Selector only supports lists or libraries from the same site collection.
  • Bamboo Custom Columns are currently not supported in Project Server 2007 or Project Server 2010.
  • Lookup Selector Column is not supported in Datasheet View or the Document Information Pane (Microsoft Office). When displayed in Datasheet View or the Document Information Pane, Lookup Selector Column will appear as a read-only value.
  • When exporting lists or libraries to Excel that contain the Lookup Selector Column, the values will contain the parsing characters #; and item ID.
  • Lookup Selector Column does not work properly when multiple content databases exist in a Web application.
  • After initial configuration of the Lookup Selector column, the list administrator is unable to modify the Source Site URL.
2.2 See R2.1.
2.1

Limitations:

  • Does not support looking up data from outside the site collection (Our product is inherited from regular SPLookup column. SP lookup column cannot look up across site collection even if it is on the same web application).
2.0.54 Limitations:
  • Function “find-as-you-type” only usable with lookup column that has over 20 different items. If the column has less than 20 items, users need to use the drop down list.
  • Opening a document in a client program (eg. MS Word, MS Excel…,etc.) from a Document Library, where one of the columns contains Bamboo Lookup Selector column with either filter value or multiple values, resulted in error. 
  • Our product is inherited from regular SPLookup column. SP lookup column cannot look up across Site Collection even if it is on the same Web Application in certain setup. Therefore Bamboo Lookup Selector column cannot lookup accross site collection in the following condition:
    • Bamboo Lookup Selector column cannot be used for look up in the same web application or different web applications when the site collection is in different content databases.
2.0.52 Limitations:
  • The Lookup Selector is able to show values in Datasheet view and also when exporting to Excel. However, the values show with the list item ID and ";#" added to the value.
2.0

Limitations:

  • Does not support looking up data from outside the site collection.
1.1.12

Limitations:
Can not Sort, Group by for Selector, Link Selector column in list

1.0

Limitations:

  • Bamboo Link Selector cannot not be defined as Site Column. We cannot create parent-child relationship of the source List and child List . There is no List to define this relationship in Site Column Gallery.
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