Vector v1.11.5 Release Notes

Release Date: 2022-09-13 // 12 days ago
  • ✨ Features

    • Device manager - hide unverified security recommendation when only current session is unverified (#9228). Contributed by @kerryarchibald.
    • Device manager - scroll to filtered list from security recommendations (#9227). Contributed by @kerryarchibald.
    • Device manager - updated dropdown style in filtered device list (#9226). Contributed by @kerryarchibald.
    • Device manager - device type and verification icons on device tile (#9197). Contributed by @kerryarchibald.

    🛠 🐛 Bug Fixes

    • Description of DM room with more than two other people is now being displayed correctly (#9231). Fixes #23094.
    • Fix voice messages with multiple composers (#9208). Fixes #23023. Contributed by @grimhilt.
    • Fix suggested rooms going missing (#9236). Fixes #23190.
    • Fix tooltip infinitely recursing (#9235). Fixes matrix-org/element-web-rageshakes#15107, matrix-org/element-web-rageshakes#15093 matrix-org/element-web-rageshakes#15092 and matrix-org/element-web-rageshakes#15077.
    • Fix plain text export saving (#9230). Contributed by @jryans.
    • Add missing space in SecurityRoomSettingsTab (#9222). Contributed by @gefgu.
    • Make use of js-sdk roomNameGenerator to handle i18n for generated room names (#9209). Fixes #21369.
    • Fix progress bar regression throughout the app (#9219). Fixes #23121.
    • Reuse empty string & space string logic for event types in devtools (#9218). Fixes #23115.

Previous changes from v1.11.4

  • 🔒 🔒 Security

    ⚡️ Learn more about what we've been up to at https://element.io/blog/element-web-desktop-1-11-4-a-security-update-deferred-dms-and-more/ 🚀 Find more details of the vulnerabilities at https://matrix.org/blog/2022/08/31/security-releases-matrix-js-sdk-19-4-0-and-matrix-react-sdk-3-53-0

    ✨ Features

    • Device manager - scroll to filtered list from security recommendations (#9227). Contributed by @kerryarchibald.
    • Device manager - updated dropdown style in filtered device list (#9226). Contributed by @kerryarchibald.
    • Device manager - device type and verification icons on device tile (#9197). Contributed by @kerryarchibald.
    • Ignore unreads in low priority rooms in the space panel (#6518). Fixes #16836.
    • Release message right-click context menu out of labs (#8613).
    • Device manager - expandable session details in device list (#9188). Contributed by @kerryarchibald.
    • Device manager - device list filtering (#9181). Contributed by @kerryarchibald.
    • Device manager - add verification details to session details (#9187). Contributed by @kerryarchibald.
    • Device manager - current session expandable details (#9185). Contributed by @kerryarchibald.
    • Device manager - security recommendations section (#9179). Contributed by @kerryarchibald.
    • The Welcome Home Screen: Return Button (#9089). Fixes #22917. Contributed by @justjanne.
    • Device manager - label devices as inactive (#9175). Contributed by @kerryarchibald.
    • Device manager - other sessions list (#9155). Contributed by @kerryarchibald.
    • Implement MSC3846: Allowing widgets to access TURN servers (#9061).
    • Allow widgets to send/receive to-device messages (#8885).

    🛠 🐛 Bug Fixes

    • Add super cool feature (#9222). Contributed by @gefgu.
    • Make use of js-sdk roomNameGenerator to handle i18n for generated room names (#9209). Fixes #21369.
    • Fix progress bar regression throughout the app (#9219). Fixes #23121.
    • Reuse empty string & space string logic for event types in devtools (#9218). Fixes #23115.
    • Reduce amount of requests done by the onboarding task list (#9194). Fixes #23085. Contributed by @justjanne.
    • Avoid hardcoding branding in user onboarding (#9206). Fixes #23111. Contributed by @justjanne.
    • End jitsi call when member is banned (#8879). Contributed by @maheichyk.
    • Fix context menu being opened when clicking message action bar buttons (#9200). Fixes #22279 and #23100.
    • Add gap between checkbox and text in report dialog following the same pattern (8px) used in the gap between the two buttons. It fixes vector-im/element-web#23060 (#9195). Contributed by @gefgu.
    • Fix url preview AXE and layout issue & add percy test (#9189). Fixes #23083.
    • Wrap long space names (#9201). Fixes #23095.
    • Attempt to fix Failed to execute 'removeChild' on 'Node' (#9196).
    • Fix soft crash around space hierarchy changing between spaces (#9191). Fixes matrix-org/element-web-rageshakes#14613.
    • Fix soft crash around room view store metrics (#9190). Fixes matrix-org/element-web-rageshakes#14361.
    • Fix the same person appearing multiple times when searching for them. (#9177). Fixes #22851.
    • Fix space panel subspace indentation going missing (#9167). Fixes #23049.
    • Fix invisible power levels tile when showing hidden events (#9162). Fixes #23013.
    • Space panel accessibility improvements (#9157). Fixes #22995.
    • Fix inverted logic for showing UserWelcomeTop component (#9164). Fixes #23037.