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Reinstate Auto color detection in Datacap v9.1.8

Auto Color detection during functionality missing in Datacap v9.1.8. This is available in v9.0 Problem statement: Our image center resources will be scanning high volume of documents both color and Black&white (gray). After scanning they uploa...
12 months ago in Content and Capture Services 1 Future consideration

Need ability to rearrange columns in search results in ICN

Users require ability to rearrange columns in IBM Content Navigator (ICN) document search results by dragging them left or right. Also, need ability to add and remove columns from search results without having to click "Results Display" button in ...
over 2 years ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

External integration with Edit Services

A number of users view documents from an external application using the Content Navigator linking API. These same users edit a subset of the documents using the Content Navigator Edit Service. This solution currently requires the users to leave th...
4 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

IBM Content Navigator - WYSIWYG Mail Editor in IBM Content Navigator

The mail editor in ICN supports only plain text, but MTU Aero Engines AG as customer needs WYSIWYG functionality. A function frequently used by all users and end customers is sending emails directly from ICN. Unfortunately, the mail client in ICN ...
7 months ago in Content and Capture Services 3 Future consideration

Implement a P8 #Creator place holder

A business partner has a requirement where they do not want the creator user to be the owner of a document, but they still need to apply permissions to the creator on that document. The current #Creator-Owner place holder is too broad for their ne...
about 1 year ago in Content and Capture Services 1 Future consideration

Add an ability to check the CBR-status of a document in the full text index

Related to case TS008281004 we have the problem that there is no chance (confirmed by L3) to check if a document is correctly inserted into the full text index. We need a tool or consitency check that enables us to check, if a document and all its...
5 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Exclude specific MimeTypes from being CBR-indexed BEFORE content is loaded from Fixed Content Device

We have several document classes that contain documents of a wide varity of mimetypes. The document classes are CBR enabled but it is very obvious that some MimeTypes within this document class are not valid for CBR indexing (i.e. images or videos...
5 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

CPE: JUL Logging should be enhanced with operational functions similar to the former Log4J-implementation

Since Content Platform Engine has changed the underlaying logging framework from Log4J to JUL there are several important functions missing that existed before with log4j standard configuration : Logrotation (i.e. daily) It's very important to adm...
5 months ago in Content and Capture Services 0 Future consideration

Set a property on which the search result should be sorted in the IS-Connector for ICN

In IDM Desktop and ISTK there was the possibility to set a property on which the search result should be sorted. Unfortunately this is no longer possible in the IS-Connector for ICN. Our customer does not use ICN, but has his own frontend solution...
8 months ago in Content and Capture Services 4 Not under consideration

Add drag & drop to ICN Entry Templates (in addition to "choose file")

Our customer Freudenberg suggest to add a drag & drop feature to the ICN Entry Templates, in addition to the current "choose file" feature to add content. This would provide the user a better experience, similar to Box, where it is easy to add...
about 2 months ago in Content and Capture Services 1 Submitted