Version 0.8

  • Distributed OCR queue processing via celery is disabled for the time being
  • Added support for local scheduling of jobs
    • This addition removes celery beat requirement, and make is optional
  • Improve link highlighting
  • Navigation improvements
  • Documents with an unknown file format now display a mime type place holder icon instead of a error icon
  • Mayan now does pre caching of document visual representation improving overall thumbnail, preview and display speed
    • Page image rotation and zooming is faster too with this update
  • Removed all QUALITY related settings
  • COMMON_TEMPORARY_DIRECTORY is now validated when Mayan starts and if not valid falls back to creating it’s own temporary folder
  • Added PDF file support to the python converter backend via ghostscript
    • This requires the installation of:
      • ghostscript python package
      • ghostscript system binaries and libraries
  • Added PDF text parsing support to the python converter backend
    • This requires the installation of:
      • pdfminer python package
  • Added PDF page count support to the python converter backend
  • Added python only converter backend supporting resizing, zooming and rotation
    • This backend required the installation of the python image library (PIL)
    • This backend is useful when Graphicsmagick or Imagemagick can not be installed for some reason
    • If understand fewer file format than the other 2 backends
  • Added default tranformation support to document sources
  • Removed DOCUMENT_DEFAULT_TRANSFORMATIONS setup options
  • Document sources are now defined via a series of view under the setup main menu
  • This removes all the DOCUMENT_STAGING related setup options
    • Two document source types are supported local (via a web form), and staging
    • However multiple document sources can be defined each with their own set of transformations and default metadata selection
  • Use python-magic to determine a document’s mimetype otherwise fallback to use python’s mimetypes library
  • Remove the included sources for python-magic instead it is now fetched from github by pip
  • Removed the document subtemplates and changed to a tabbed style
  • Added link to document index content view to navigate the tree upwards
  • Added new option MAIN_DISABLE_HOME_VIEW to disable the home main menu tab and save some space
  • Added new option to the web theme app, WEB_THEME_VERBOSE_LOGIN that display a more information on the login screen (version, copyright, logos)
  • Added a confirmation dialog to the document tag removal view