Recommended Templates for Stories coming soon (October 15, 2019)

Minor Updates

Administration & User Management

  • Editors can create their own datasets and derived assets on the platform. Today, the creation of Measures has been added to this list. 

Catalog & Metadata

  • Resolved an issue where external dataset and data lens icons were not rendering in catalog filter drop-downs.

Data Ingress & Updates

  • Resolved an issue where rowids could not be set on drafts.

Dataset Management & Updates

  • Resolved an issue where filtering with single quotes resulted in an error.
  • Resolved an issue where default filters on grid view would not work unless the user was logged in.
  • Resolved an issue where SoQL derived filtered views on an existing filtered view would attempt to unhide previously hidden columns.
  • Resolved an issue where the grid view footer was rendered outside the browser frame.


  • Resolved an issue where legends for pie charts were being obscured when embedded in stories.


  • Added the ability to set decimal precision for data classes on a map.***
  • Resolved an issue in which Data Lens map cards were unable to be exported as an image.
  • Resolved an issue where incorrect legend values were displaying when using the Color by Value control.
  • Resolved an issue where the date picker for date filters were rendering partially obscured.
  • Resolved an issue where custom colors used to color a chart were not dynamically linking to the flyout details.

Coming Soon! 

Expected release - 2 weeks

  • *Coming next week!* When a user creates a Story, they will be provided recommended templates to jump-start their Story creation.
  • Scheduling via UI: Users will be able to manually run schedules that have been created via the UI rather than waiting until the next scheduled run time.
  • Users will soon have the ability to create a calendar visualization to display basic event information at a monthly view.***
  • Existing links in site headers and footers to the Socrata Terms and Conditions will be replaced with links to the Tyler Privacy Policy and End User Agreement. Users will need to acknowledge the Tyler Privacy Policy and End User Agreement one time upon login.

Expected release - 1 month 

  • The creation of reports through Report Builder will be disabled by October 31, 2019. Reports will remain accessible but read-only.
  • Users will soon have more advanced alert scheduling and threshold triggering options when creating an alert for a dataset.
  • Administrators will have the ability to configure custom colors and palettes to be used by end-users on a domain-wide basis for creating visualizations.

Legend: *** client-requested functionality

Curious about other areas of the platform? Visit our Performance or SCGC release notes for more! Or give us a shout at with questions or ideas.

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