NOTE: If you store addresses in a Text field, it is not possible to build a map view to see entities on it, you have to use Location Field. There is no easy way to convert text address to Location right now. Life is hard…
Form View preview in social media and web works better, it shows actual form name and description
GraphQL API performance improved dramatically for some cases.
13 Fixed Bugs
Left menu: Favorites section does not get auto-expanded if view is selected there on user login
Left menu: Space doesn’t get selected in the left menu of open it via Go to Space button on Templates page
Left menu: Focus should be set in doc name when creating a new doc
Left menu: View is not selected in the left menu when open it by a direct link if it placed in the folder
Left menu: dnd for Folder and Smart-Folder crashes when it’s parent changes
Jira sync: ‘Compass’ field left synced even when user makes it ignored in schema
Clickup sync: Missing Task DB on “Edit schema fields” screen
‘New’ tooltip appears for “New” button if open full-add form from relation view
Notion sync: Error on sync with Notion in case Notion field name is empty
“Duplicate” action missing on table view
CSV Import: UI form is slow
Duplicated relation lists
On opening entity view focus always set in Location field if it is
One problem noticed so far, and a couple questions/requests.
First a possible bug: in Google Chrome 110 on Windows 10, I’m not seeing the markers until I mouse over them. Then they show up. But of course I can’t see them to do this reliably. Not sure why this is happening, I would imagine you’d have tested on Chrome. I have an update to do (Chrome and Windows both), so I’ll test again after that…
Now, a couple questions/requests. Do you think you will enable public sharing of these? That would be pretty awesome and enable entire new use cases for me. In fact if it becomes possible there are several projects I would probably embark on that I until now have not been able to accomplish. That said I realize there may be API cost issues for geocoding, etc. but curious what you guys are thinking here.
Also would be very nice to be able to add entries from this view. At the least a “New” button, but even cooler to have right-click → create new and have it lookup that location under cursor, maybe optionally allowing you to adjust the returned address. A general location Search and then create new entity from result(s) would also be amazing, though definitely bonus not necessity. But just in general I’m curious your thoughts on creation of new entities from this view.
Sometimes seeing things spatially lends to insights as to where some new thing should potentially be located and it would be convenient to be able to “right click → add entity here” right on the map…but I’m not sure how applicable that would be to MOST users…although I personally would love it.
Not ideal, but For now, a workaround to get such visual insights with the ability to add new entities in that context could be to setup a client-side/desktop automation to:
(1) export table view with all the relevant location-based entities to csv,
(2) run through a transformation to format for google earth kmz,
(3) load into google earth to see all the entities there so you can see where you may want to add new entities and add them + the related field data,
(4) import the new entities back into Fibery
Contemplating this a bit more, I think what I broadly want is a quicker, map-oriented way to add new Entities. Think about how a majority of map services like Google Maps work in terms of e.g. Place Search, etc. They usually do not pop-up some big, modal form over the map or make you enter search terms before showing anything. They start with a map view and have a simple input field for search, maybe with some filters, and the map dynamically updates, jumps to the results, etc. This gives you all kinds of subtle benefits, for example being able to more quickly and easily (visually) confirm that the result is the one you’re looking for, etc.
So rather than think specifically about e.g. a right-click add option or whatever (though notably Google Maps does have some very useful options in theirs, e.g. Search “search near”, “what’s here”, and Add Place), perhaps thinking more generally about the unique needs and benefits of a map view as it relates to creating new entities and searching for their real-world locations. Such an orientation could suggest some small improvements (e.g. search-to-create with map view), but could ultimately perhaps turn into something cooler, like dynamically pulling info into Fibery fields from a Places database.
This is an interesting, mostly new area for Fibery if I think about it, because most of the time you’re not creating an entity that has some existing source of data in the real world. So it deserves more thought, IMO. If I come up with any more specific, demonstrable concepts I’ll add them here.
The timing couldn’t be better as I use it with a client. Here is my usecase:
My assignment is to do an analysis which offices they can make more sustainable. I use GIS software to do this analysis with several data sources that I combine, I will do a CSV export and then put it into Fibery. So the client can play with the results themselves.
I will connect a Sales CRM so they can keep track of the clients they approach.