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I see that data table exports to csv now names the file with the date and table it was imported from rather than just ‘export’. This makes a lot more sense.

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Just realized that right clicking the tabs in the Beta IDE allows you to close them all! :smiley:

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Now my Anvil Editor has as many open tabs as my Browser (One of them being Stackoverflow of course).

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Copying and pasting components now maintains the layout if the components are within a container. Copying forms from one app to another is now Super Simple! Thank you.

Edit I Think this has been like this for some time… :thinking:

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It wasn’t like that two months ago, when I tediously redefined the layout of a ton of forms and decided to make the DataGridJson custom component!

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The log shows when uplink functions are registered, yay!

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It is not as good as a dashboard that shows the current status of the app, but it’s better than nothing.

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Not sure how long this has been there, but while working on resolving an unexpected “TimeoutError,” I just now learned of relaxed transactions for the first time.

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Don’t know if it’s an Anvil thing or an Anvil Extras thing, but now you have the ability to discretely choose which version of Anvil Extras you want to use as a 3rd-party dependency – all the way from v0.11 to latest production!

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The tab icons in the IDE now have colour on them even when they are not selected! Much easier to see what is what. This was something I have been meaning to make a request on but not got around to so Thank you! Small things amuse small minds :slight_smile:

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There was a request: [Beta] Keep the icon colors on the tabs

They do listen to us!!!

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Now you can create a new Folder in your assets in as well! This will definitely help.

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The App Logs have become much faster now! Thank you so much for that

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anvil.server.disconnect() for Uplink programs. Thanks to @owen.campbell for mentioning it here:

It’s not in the main documentation, so folks are apt to miss it (I did!), but it is in the API documentation here:

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I do not ever remember seeing this but there is a new Advanced section in the server docs and you can enforce a user logged in before running server functions.

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No idea when they did it but the default Anvil alerts also support multiple nested alerts stacked on top of each other

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WHAT!!
That is amazing :grin:

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It’s amazing how quickly some people notice these things. We literally deployed that yesterday, and the newsletter mentioning it is going out today!

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You’re lucky I have a hangover. I was about to complain about the lack of an announcement :slight_smile:

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