sketchboard changelog 2


We improve Sketchboard all the time by releasing bug fixes, improvements, new features, and updated documentation. We wanted to have a place where Sketchboard users can see the progress of Sketchboard. Thank you for reporting bugs!

This page contains most notable changes and is Sketchboard's #changelog since Autumn 2018.

December 2020

2020-12-12 Sketchboard whiteboard for Slack integration updated with granular permissions.

Existing integations need to be reinstalled. How to reinstall: remove and install integration again.

2020-12-09 AWS group shapes added on Sketchboard.

Search AWS group shapes on Sketchboad

2020-12-07 Four new generic container shapes. Search container shapes with container keyword.

Search Sketchboard's container shapes

Container shapes are always one layer below the other shapes. In case you have container shapes on top of each other you need to order the containers using move to background or top functions. Those can be found on shape context menu.

Search Sketchboard's container shapes

Example diagram with next generation AWS icons.

Sketchboard container example

Add a possibility to attach text to uploaded image shapes.

November 2020

2020-11-10 Fix sketch shapes regression bug. Some of the sketch shapes were not shown and were replaced with corporate icons.

2020-11-09 Fix freehand export bug. Freehand background was always white on export.

2020-11-09 Improve exported file naming. Now file is downloaded as the board name not the URL id of the board.

2020-11-06 Improve dashboard to quickly switch between teams.

2020-11-05 Fix versions date.

October 2020

2020-10-26 Added new AWS2 architectural icons. AWS2 default icon background supports gradient colors. AWS2 icons background color can be changed to fixed color.

September 2020

2020-09-24 A new dashboard. Now Sketchboard opens a dashboard when you login to Sketchboard. Dashboard’s goal is to give you a better view what is happening in the team(s). You can immediately see the latest team boards and pick the one that you want to work with. Dashboard also allows you to switch the team that should be active or navigate to your Sketchboard organization.

Sketchboard new dashboard

2020-09-20 Fix image library selection mark when deleting images.

August 2020

2020-08-28 Fix real-time extra shapes usage.

Fix comment navigation doesn’t work when shape is switched. Now comment is attached to the newly switched shape.

2020-08-22 Added a global load balancer on front of Sketchboard. Support for TLS 1.3 and shorter latency all around the world.

July 2020

2020-07-01 Improve presentation. Now it is possible to take parts of a board that are close to each other, and slide content won’t overlap.

2020-07-01 New onboarding tutorial.

June 2020

2020-06-01 Fix offline edits are not saved on server.

Sketchboard supports a short and small offline edits and that behaviour was broken on our last Safari tab fix. E.g. short offline edit might happen when we do a build. Now small offline edits functionality is fixed.

2020-06-01 Added quick buttons to create a new board and add teammates directly from a board.

May 2020

2020-05-09 Improve whiteboard search. Reindex search database using a Bolt Scorch. A huge performance improvement!

2020-05-20 Fix new Safari browser notifies same tab localstorage events. Now Sketchboard implements a workaround to fix this.

2020-05-22 Select search result shape on a board when navigation to a shape.

2020-05-25 Fix revert a version.

April 2020

2020-04 Performance improvements needed due to traffic increase.

March 2020

2020-03-06 Add a feature to create a secure link to change credit card information anonymously on the Organization plan.

2020-03-01 Fix join team email notification.

Join email notification was not sent if team name contained unicode.

February 2020

2020-02-25 More flexibility for premium plans

Update for the Team Plan. Sketchboard charges based on the number of users you have in your team. You can add or remove users as you go. Pay annually or monthly.

Update for the Organization Plan. Add annually payment option to the Organization Plan.

More details about the new plans can be found on the Pricing Page

2020-02-08 Improved comment email notification

Comment email notification with a shape link

Comment email notification contains a link to go directly to a commented shape. In case you have selected multiple shapes and added comment on those, link will center the board to all of those shapes.

January 2020

2020-01-09 New search functionality.

More details can be found from search inside your online whiteboard.