Known Issues and Future Enhancements

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Known Issues and Future Enhancements

We are monitoring issues that may have occurred as a result of the platform update 

If you are experiencing issues please let us know in Community Feedback . Once we are able to replicate the reported issue, we will update the community through this live document. Please subscribe to this document to be notified as soon as there are updates.

To date, the following issues have been identified: 

Date

Known Issue

Description

Status 

 11/12/20 ArcGIS Ideas - GeoNet, The Esri Community Latest Activity Feed A-Z sort behavior unexpected and refresh takes user to top of page Fix in progress
11/12/20 General styling issues - desktop and mobile Minor styling issues of components on mobile and desktop views
*My Profile page - issues viewing Safari

Fixes ongoing

Safari issue fixed

11/12/20 Ideas Exchange boards - Filter by Idea Status

After selecting a status there is no clear/view all option

Workaround: Refresh the page to load all Ideas with no status filter applied

Fix planned in Q2

11/13/2020

HTML error message

Blog owners of migrated content reporting issues with Rich text editing and HTML error message preventing publishing or warning of formatting removal. 

Bug identified

11/14/2020

Badge count on profile page is off

Badge count on profile page does not match total badges earned on view all badge page

Fix in progress

11/14/2020

View All Badges page - avatar menu behavior

When viewing all badges earned from a Profile page the dropdown menu has lost it's stacked format. 

Fix planned in Q2

12/8/2020

Flood controls

Flood control messaging is being trigged after one or two attempts to publish a message. 

Fixed 

12/10/2020

Editing existing content e.g. blogs

Deletion of white spaces is not being rendered correctly when publishing.  For example: After creating a post (or reply) with a code block, whenever the post/reply is edited, an extra new line is added above and below the code block. This compounds with repeated edits.

Bug identified

1/13/2021

Search terms using quotation marks

Search results using quotation marks not working as expected
As reported here

Fixed

1/29/2021

Ideas Posts - Label Display

After adding a label to an Idea Post the published Idea does not display the Label chosen next to the expected place in the header. The label is still present when editing the post. 

Fixed

1/30/2021

Load More - Activity Feeds

When not logged the load more option and activity filters are not functioning normally. 

Fixed

2/3/2021

Missing links

For some historical posts links to other community content is missing

Bug identified

2/4/2021

Avatar missing

Due to recent avatar updates some users avatars have been removed and not auto replaced.

Fixed

2/8/2021

Profile Page - access or display issues

For some users access or display of their profile page may be impaired due to a specific issue with their activity feed and items in archive. 

Fixed

3/11/2021

Double page load

On initial page load a brief flash occurs while the page loads

Fixed

4/16/2021

Missing boards and categories

A select number of places and boards are missing from menus, search or landing pages although they still exist and their content is still searchable.

Reported for urgent fix

4/16/2021

Missing comments on blogs

Blog articles with comments may not show all indicated comments/

Fixed - monitoring

 

The following enhancements have been requested:

Estimated timeline Enhancement Description Status
Late Jan 2021 Latest activity feeds - sort by Adding the ability to sort by unanswered posts in all activity feeds Completed. 
See details
Late Jan 2021 Search results - filter options Move the options to filter search results by unanswered posts from advanced search to a filter button alongside other Search results filter options Delayed
Late Jan 2021 Hero banner height Reduce the height of the hero banner on all place and board pages to promote content higher up the page Completed. 
See details
Q3 2021 Label Chooser experience Improve the UI for searching, reviewing label descriptions and choosing labels to add to posted content

Additional validation for min/max label values and improved validation messaging added in Feb 2021. 

Partially Completed (Feb  2021)

Next phase: Q4 2021

TBC Code snippets - line numbers Including line numbers automatically with posted code snippets Requested
TBC Code options - insert code Adding Arcade as an option in list of languages Under discussion
Q2 2021 Other board tile navigation On boards having the Other Boards in this Place widget be defaulted to collapse on page load. 

When landing on a board page the Other Boards listing at the top of the page is auto collapsed on page load. 
Completed
TBC Reply to cursor placement Suggestion to default to Reply body instead of Subject field Requested
Q2 2021 Latest Activity sort by Add Sort by Most Recent Activity (e.g. comments/replies)
Anchor link the Load more to where clicked rather than scroll to bottom on load
Add Sort by Unresolved Posts (e.g. has a comment but not marked with an accepted solution)
On enhancement backlog
TBC Mark as Read - manual  Will you add a manual "Mark posts as read" option? Requested
TBC Text editor - Block quotes

Applying these to any piece of content instead of current implementation where it references text in the post thread only.

Feature now available in text editor known as BlockQuote which allows you to format any piece of text in a new post or reply as a block quote.  

Quotation feature.JPG

Completed
TBC Text editor - Size of body text field When editing existing content have the body text window size default to fit the size of existing content instead of offering the drag handle.  Requested
TBC Include SQL in available list of code languages Request in this thread Fix planned in Q2
TBC Alphabetize available code language list When choosing from the code insert options display list in alphabetical order Fix planned in Q2
TBC Code samples - horizontal scroll bar Requested in this thread On enhancement backlog

 

Historical reports

Date

Known Issue

Description

Status 

11/12/20 Navigation - megamenu Tab switching after clicking an item from All Communities tab

Fixed

11/12/20 Special character issues Various issues with & and special characters appearing in feeds on Profile Page. 

Fixed

11/12/20

Wrong user attribute

When viewing another users posts on Recent Posts Page Latest Contributions is displaying current logged in user

Fixed

11/12/20

View counts on board tiles

Some board tiles displaying 0 for topic counts although board has content

Fixed

11/12/20

Unexpected error message 'Request Entity too Large' 

When replying to threads an unexpected error is seen.

Fixed

11/12/20

Threaded View Hides Replies
(default Post view changed from Linear to Threaded)

When changing to Threaded layout, no replies show.
*New version of reply component added that uses inline replies. 

Fixed

11/12/2020

Replies to threads - text editor behavior

When replying to a post the text editor displays one line and does not offer the expanded view. 

Fixed

11/13/2020

Insert Code - lost formatting

Insert code loses expected format between editing and publishing.

Fixed

11/13/2020

Migrated Code - lost formatting

Migrated content pre Nov 12 not displaying content correctly in all content types

Fixed

11/14/2020

Redirects

Some redirects are not working as expected. This affects mostly archived content and JX pages that existed below a space or group e.g. /overview

Fixed

11/17/2020

Intermittent Attachment Virus Scan Not Completing

Some members are seeing attached files on posts not completing the virus scan. 

Fixed

11/18/2020

Private Message - Attachments

Issues viewing and downloading attachments in Private messages in their original file format. 

Fixed

1/15/2021

Performing empty search queries

When trying to complete a search with no search term results are not being displayed.

Fixed

 

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photo upload working Leslie 😉

Hi @LeslieFountain ,

 

I noticed that the link "Community Feedback" at the top of this document is still pointing to the staging environment. 😕

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Thanks @XanderBakker I updated the link. 

First off let me admin that I'm an old timer having working with ESRI products for over 30 years.  When it comes to forums or communities I like to browse what people are posting about to try and see what's going out outside of my interests.  This is when I'm not looking for help.  I wasn't a fan of GeoNet and I'm not seeing the new system as an improvement. 

Maybe it's because I always come to GeoNet on a computer and not a mobile device.  I like to see more titles at a time and scroll less, both of which have increased with the new system.  For me the most important items are Type (Post/Idea), Title, Community, and date.  For me the Avatars are visual static that disturb quickly taking in the information plug there add to the amount of space that each listing takes up.

Below I have a screen shot illustrating how it looks and how it could be streamlined and highlighting the most important information!  It's just an idea.  But it would me nice if there were a streamlined interface alternative available.  Thanks and I hope you don't mind the suggestion.

Current ViewCurrent ViewMockup Reduced ClutterMockup Reduced Clutter

I'm not sure the entirety of the discussion for "Label Chooser experience:  Improve the UI for searching, reviewing label descriptions and choosing labels to add to posted content".  But an initial reaction in our organization was that it would be nice to at least have an option to limit label choices to those recognized within our organization's place and not forum-wide.

Hi @LeslieFountain and @LouiseBranscomb ,

Do you know if there are any issues with private messaging?

I received a private message with an attachment (a ZIP with data to test with) and when I hover over the download button it seems to link to a ZIP file:

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However, when I click on the button it downloads an html file (and not the ZIP with data):

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Also trying to reply to this message resulted in an error:

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Any ideas?

@XanderBakker Yes there is a known issue with attachments on private messages where it's not downloading the file type in the right file type and is defaulting to .html. We raised this as a high priority support ticket and I had yet to add it above so will do this right now. 

Thanks @LouiseBranscomb !

How can I see the appropriate labels to use when posting a question? Specifically, I'm trying post a question under the Geoprocessing community. The Labels box is blank and I don't know what to put here. This is preventing me from posting my question and engaging with the community. 

I think when I posted in the ArcGIS Pro community, it listed some possible labels. This would be useful to see for every community I try to post to. 

Thanks!

hi @TigerWoulds Not all the places have pre-defined labels.  If there are no labels to select from then there are not currently any pre-defined for that place, and you can leave the field blank. In the case of Geoprocessing, there are currently no labels setup, so in this case leave the field blank.  But you can add tags.  Hope that helps. 

Cheers

Hello again - I still do not know how to control the notifications feed.  Before the platform update this month, I only saw notifications in my notification feed for posts that I either generated or posts that I replied to.  Now, my feed contains every reply from every user for every topic that I am subscribed to.  

 

Help!  Information Overload!

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