What's new in harmon.ie for Outlook

What's new in harmon.ie for Outlook

Version 9.2 (November, 2021)

  • Added accessibility support, including: For more information, read Accessibility and keyboard shortcuts in harmon.ie.
  • Simplified the harmon.ie sidebar, to make it easier to interact with.
  • Important bug fixes:
    • #20125: Url in a linked list is not read properly
    • #20397: Error retrieving data in the "Shared With Me" location
    • #20736: Failure to edit columns of type Link, when containing non-encoded Urls

Version 9.1 (August, 2021)

  • Added a new migration tool that simplifies the move from SharePoint on-premises to Microsoft 365, by automatically updating harmon.ie with the new URLs.
  • Support Teams public and private channels.
  • Share Microsoft 365 folders and document sets.
  • Changed the list of requested permissions for harmon.ie for Microsoft 365. If upgrading from a harmon.ie version prior to 9.0, admin consent should be regiven when downloading harmon.ie.
  • Important bug fix: #18713: Category is mistakenly added to a selected email when uploading a document to harmon.ie.

Version 9.0 (June, 2021)

Version 8.2.2 (November, 2020)

  • Important security enhancements.
  • Important bug fix: #17509: Crash (stack overflow) at Outlook startup when user is connected to a very large number of SharePoint sites.

Version 8.2.1 (November, 2020)

  • Important bug fixes:
    • #17116: Add as new version when hovering over an existing item does not work in a no-folder view.
    • #17332: Save message option to delete email after send does not mark the deleted email with SharePoint location Category.
    • #17407: Issue with connecting to sites protected with a custom authentication form.
    • #17408: Outlook may hang on start-up when harmon.ie and other add-in are enabled.
    • #17412: Failed to copy and paste multiple emails.

Version 8.2 (September, 2020)

  • A new search mechanism allows you to:
    • Easily search for emails saved to SharePoint by email columns: From, To, Cc, and Subject. This feature requires administrator's configuration.
    • Search for documents by metadata: Author, File Name, File Extension, Title, and Size.
    • Select the scope for your search: current folder, library, channel, team, site, list, or all locations.
  • A new and improved download area allows administrators and end users to download the latest version of harmon.ie simply and easily.
  • Performance improvements.
  • Important bug fixes:
    • #16871: Cannot drag and drop emails onto another email when running harmon.ie under Citrix.
    • #16890: harmon.ie doesn't work correctly when regsvr32 is blocked during installation.
    • #16916: Cut and paste works as copy-paste. Source is not deleted.
    • #16922: harmon.ie fails to delete a file from the properties window, when mandatory fields are left empty.
    • #17015: A SystemOverflowException error is issued when searching for large numbers.

Version 8.1.2 (June, 2020)

  • Bug fixes and improvements.

Version 8.1.1 (May, 2020)

  • Added a new command for attaching documents to email: When composing an email, right-click the document(s) you wish to attach and select Add as Attachment. This new command can be used when you cannot attach documents with drag and drop or copy paste.
  • Important bug fixes:
    • #16437: Fail to attach documents to email message in certain Outlook versions.
    • #16455: Fail to save attachments to SharePoint with the Save Attachment ribbon-button and command.
    • #16460: Fail to connect to certain SharePoint sites during on-boarding, with no error message.
    • #16523: Lookup properties value is deleted when uploading a new version of document.
    • #16539: Fail to start harmon.ie with Teams integration when user is not a member of any team.
    • #16404: Fail to share documents.

Version 8.1 (April, 2020)

Version 8.1 adds new features that improve remote working:

  • Improved Outlook-Teams integration:
    • Drag and drop emails from Outlook to Teams channels, to upload the emails with their attachments to the channel's Files location.
    • Collaborate with your colleagues by sharing an email in Teams; customize the message, and mention people and Teams channels.
    • Drag-and-drop emails to a team now expands it and lets you select a specific channel.
    • Improved robustness when renaming a Teams channel.
    • Added a new on-boarding process to streamline the Teams integration setup process.
    • A few known issues related to Teams integration were resolved.
  • To help you find SharePoint content even more easily, a new search scope has been incorporated for searching inside a folder, a document set, or a Teams channel. It is now easier to find content than ever before.
  • A number of European customers received a "503 Server is busy" message from Microsoft under the heavy network loads experienced due to the increase in the number of remote Microsoft 365 users. harmon.ie has issued a fix to eliminate this problem.
  • Important bug fixes:
    • #15943: Error when browsing a SharePoint site with a single quote character (') in its name
    • #15952: Failed to map email headers to SharePoint metadata in an email message uploaded from File Explorer to harmon.ie
    • #16000: Error issued when uploading an email message with the option to delete it, even though the message is uploaded successfully
    • #16122: Error is sometimes issued when closing Outlook
    • #16268: Recipient name containing comma is saved with a line break in To & CC fields in a location with email header mapping

Version 8.0.1 (November, 2019)

  • Important bug fix: #15825: Users cannot view and work with Teams that they didn't previously access with harmon.ie (since the beginning of November 2019).

harmon.ie SmartAssistant™, version 8.0 (October, 2019)

  • In this first release of harmon.ie SmartAssistant™, we have strengthened the integration with Microsoft Teams, to allow you to:
    • Publish emails and attachments to the Team's mailbox and underlying channel files, by dragging and dropping emails to the Teams channel. Descriptive Labels are saved with the uploaded attachments (in SharePoint) and emails (in Outlook) for easy discovery via the harmon.ie sidebar.
    • Start a conversation in Teams directly from harmon.ie by sharing an uploaded email or attachment.
    • Launch the Microsoft Teams app in a specific channel from harmon.ie, to continue the conversation in Teams.
    • View your favorite Teams and channels in the harmon.ie Favorites view.
    • Use the new Teams tab to view emails and their attachments saved to the Team's mailbox, find related Team emails using descriptive labels and filters, view & edit uploaded emails and attachments, locate attachments uploaded to channel files, and more.
    Learn how to configure harmon.ie SmartAssistant for new and existing harmon.ie users.
  • Set and clear Retention Labels to SharePoint documents and folders.
  • A new command lets you extend the scope of the current search.
  • A new Online Help that is available directly from Outlook displays short training videos that will teach you how to use harmon.ie.
  • A new on-boarding process simplifies connecting to Microsoft Teams and SharePoint.
  • Important bug fixes:
    • #14879: Can't connect to SharePoint Online when user doesn't have permissions to root site.
    • #14527: The sidebar is sometimes grayed when Skype for Business is running.
    • #13454: Search options displayed inside 'SharePoint (local files)' view.
    • #12464: Active Directory groups are not shown in Person and Group picker.
    • #11849: Disabling the Teams And Groups feature keeps the 'Teams And Groups' entry in harmon.ie.
    • #11717: Forcing the AddNewVersion provisioning key doesn't work correctly.
    • #11625: harmon.ie crashes after creating a list item in SharePoint and refreshing harmon.ie.
    • #11585: User gets locked out on first failed attempt to login via harmon.ie with ADFS authentication.
    • #11461: Branding - customized logo (83*14) is not displayed.

Version 7.0 (April, 2019)

  • harmon.ie 7.0 introduces Topic Computing, which is in preview mode. Learn how to work with topics in harmon.ie.
    Note: Topics are currently not supported in the French and German versions of harmon.ie.
  • Support for SharePoint and Office 2019.
  • Starting with this version, harmon.ie no longer supports Windows XP, Office 2007, SharePoint Foundation, MOSS 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0. Visit our software requirements page for more information.
  • Recent SharePoint locations displayed in the Save Message ribbon button now includes SharePoint locations accessed in SharePoint and Office in addition to locations accessed with harmon.ie.
  • Improved the support for high DPI when working with multiple monitors.
  • Single sign-in to Microsoft 365 (SharePoint Online and Teams).

Version 6.8.2 (March, 2019)

  • A new global search scope that allows you to search in the Social Server or in another provisioned SharePoint site, from all locations - including All Locations and Favorites - without first navigating to this site.
  • Double-click a Link list item, or right-click and select Navigate to Location, to open the item in harmon.ie (if the location is in a registered SharePoint site), or in a Web browser.
  • Important bug fixes:
    • #50777: 'From' and 'Date' fields are not filled when saving email with Save on Send.
    • #50842: In new versions of SharePoint, search sometimes doesn't return any results.
    • #50989: File upload fails in Microsoft 365 for large files containing specific characters.
    • #51114: No authentication prompt when session's cookie expires.
    • #51239 & #51388: harmon.ie conflicts with other add-in.

Version 6.8 (October, 2018)

  • Added an option to save a filtered list as a personal SharePoint view using harmon.ie.
  • Redesigned the People tab, which now includes document updates and people search.
  • Improved column filtering:
    • Extended column filtering to include column types: Date and Time, File Type, and File Size.
    • Enabled column filtering in site search results.
    • Improved filtering of columns with multiple values.
  • Hid system libraries (Form Templates, Site Assets, etc) from harmon.ie. This feature can be provisioned.
  • Added values filter for editing multiple-selection Choice properties.
  • Added support for the German Cloud.
  • Important bug fixes:
    • #49543: Error when syncing Microsoft 365 document libraries with new/latest OneDrive.exe.
    • #49582: Outlook rules only upload the first batch of emails.
    • #49642: Path column is not set correctly in search results, in library scope, when documentID is enabled.
    • #49704: Multi-line properties are not displayed correctly in the Document Properties dialog.
    • #49715: Wrong Date format displayed when editing properties.
    • #49754: Favorite location isn't resolved after syncing favorites between machines.
    • #49812: Search inside People and Group columns returns less results than Office.
    • #50083: Blank properties window when editing an item.
    • #50156: Empty grey sidebar appears when setting multiple displays in Outlook options.

Version 6.7 (May, 2018)

  • Easily discover and add other site collections to work with in harmon.ie.
  • harmon.ie now supports Microsoft's new secure external sharing capability for sharing Microsoft 365 documents with external users.
  • Improved harmon.ie performance.
  • Important bug fixes:
    • #48573: A replied email is marked with Saved on SharePoint category, while it is not saved.
    • #48723: Error when uploading an Outlook folder with sub folders containing emails with the same subject.
    • #48812: A document set is created when leaving required fields blank and canceling the operation.
    • #48813: Save dialog opens slowly on Windows 10.
    • #49034: Check in fails for an uploaded document that its name is changed by an external handler.
    • #49153: Item counter fields are hidden in harmon.ie.
    • #49201: Failures when connecting to Microsoft 365 sites with Office modern authentication.
    • #49218: Content type field is not set in a German localized site.
    • #49386: Unable to provision the number of recent locations displayed in the dropdown menu.
    • #49393: Outlook freezes because of a harmon.ie database operation in main thread.

Version 6.6 (January, 2018)

  • harmon.ie suggests SharePoint locations when saving email messages with the Save Message icon (The Save Message icon).
  • In All Sites > Teams and Groups harmon.ie now distinguishes between Teams (The Teams icon) and Groups (The Groups icon).
  • Important bug fixes:
    • #48233: Failed loading terms from a followed site.
    • #48290: Drag and drop a windows folder to harmon.ie creates a document set.
    • #48495: Failed to automatically upload emails via Outlook rules.
    • #48565: Could not open a task uploaded to SharePoint with harmon.ie.

Version 6.5 (November, 2017)

  • Integration with K2:
    • View K2 Worklist as a new tab in harmon.ie.
    • Take action and show task-related information in the context of system notification emails.
    • Start a workflow in the context of a SharePoint document.
    For more information and administration instructions read Integrate harmon.ie with K2.

    Note: This feature is deprecated.
  • A new Refresh button (The Refresh icon) in the All Sites view refreshes the provisioned sites list.
  • Added a new search bar to search for a SharePoint location when uploading email messages and attachments to SharePoint. This feature must be provisioned by your administrator.
  • Support opening the tree view panel from the search results. Select a document and click the Tree View Navigation icon (The Tree View Navigation icon).
  • View term set desciption: When editing managed metadata properties, hover over a term to view its description. This feature must be provisioned by your administrator.
  • Include folders in the current view's sort order, when the SharePoint option Sort only by specified criteria (folders may not appear before items) is checked.
  • Important bug fixes:
    • #46907: Failure when uploading a large file.
    • #46966: Sync button is not enabled in latest Windows 10 edition (when only OneDrive.exe is installed).
    • #47474: A sent meeting request is duplicated in the Draft folder, after replacing attachment with link.
    • #47503: harmon.ie reports an Access denied error instead of a Page not found error.
    • #47608: The properties window does not open after uploading to a large library when the uploaded document is not in the current view.
    • #47719: Cannot search for content in libraries that belong to a private Team.
    • #47788: Script errors are issued when previewing an email containing broken image links.
    • #47892: Word/Excel documents open as read-only when document name contains the '&' character.

Version 6.4 (August, 2017)

  • Add a custom message when sharing documents with other people.
  • Extended the Open in harmon.ie command to open SharePoint links of documents shared with you.
  • Important bug fixes:
    • #46371: Slow closing of sent email messages.
    • #46389: Error When parsing Date and Time.
    • #46505: Failed to drag-and-drop emails onto a document library.
    • #46787: Document-set created using harmon.ie is shown as a folder in SharePoint.

Version 6.3 (July, 2017)

  • Extended harmon.ie - Collage integration:
    • Navigate to a SharePoint document from Collage updates. This feature works with harmon.ie Collage version 2.13 and later.
    • Search for property values and group headers as topics. This feature works with harmon.ie Collage version 2.15 and later.
  • Easily add, edit, and remove SharePoint sites from the Sites view.
  • Important bug fix:
    • #45624: harmon.ie does not honor foreign keyboards exposed by the KWIN utility.
    • #46120: Property editor dialog disappears and metadata cannot be filled.

Version 6.2 (July, 2017)

  • Extended the Outlook Rules feature to automatically upload email attachments to SharePoint.
  • Support '#' and '%' in file and folder names in Microsoft 365 sites. This feature must be provisioned by your administrator.
  • Share SharePoint 2016 team site documents.
  • Important bug fixes:
    • #44107: Uploading emails with Save & Send does not work properly when users have multiple accounts/email addresses.
    • #44119: harmon.ie OWA generated links are broken when there is space in folder name.
    • #44140: Cannot set Display Language after provisioning UniqueName with Force.
    • #44814: Publish as a major version is not available when working with harmon.ie in French.
    • #44862: Error in views with boolean columns in French.
    • #45057: The Customization Generator tool generates an unusable mst transform.
    • #45103: Outlook crashes when clicking on Minimize harmon.ie after installation.
    • #45137: harmon.ie is stuck at loading.
    • #45317: The People Picker control in the harmon.ie properties window does not open when connected to a non-existing group.
    • #45402: Sync error: "You’re already syncing this account".

Version 6.1 (May, 2017)

  • Improved uploading items to SharePoint:
  • A new context-menu command for email messages uploaded to SharePoint - Open in harmon.ie - shows the uploaded email message in the harmon.ie sidebar.
  • A new context-menu command to Rename SharePoint items.
  • Include harmon.ie favorite locations in Office Open / Save As dialogs.
  • A new provisioning key saves credentials supplied in browser authentication for future requests.
  • Important bug fixes:
    • #43452: Subsites in non-English SharePoint sites are not visible.
    • #43588: Latest OneDrive for Business selective sync client does not work with harmon.ie.
    • #43652: harmon.ie does not return more than 10 SharePoint groups.
    • #43904: Preview of documents in Microsoft 365 is broken.
    • #43914: No warning to fill required properties, when switching content type upon upload.

Version 6.0 (March, 2017)

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