Release notes 3.2

What's new in this release


Data Center approval

Graphviz Diagrams for Confluence version 3.2 is now a Data Center approved app for the Atlassian Marketplace. In addition to being Data Center compatible, Graphviz Diagrams for Confluence is now a tested and verified app that complies with Data Center approved rigorous testing criteria. This ensures delivering a high standard of reliability in a cluster and performance at scale.

Pre-configured diagram templates now available

This release introduces over 20 pre-configured templates that make it easier for users to get started with a diagram. A new parameter Template is added in the macro editor, enabling the user to pick an existing template and make further changes suitable to their requirement.

The Template list is available to the user when a new macro is added to the page without any content inside the macro. Otherwise, the Template parameter is hidden.

Choose from common Graphviz layouts

The new Layout parameter allows you to select from the most extensively used Graphviz layouts (dot, neato, twopi, circo, and fdp) to create directed, undirected, circular, and radial graphs.

Attachment management options

Use the new Attachment versions to keep parameter to limit the number of attachments on your page by entering the maximum number of attachment versions you would like to retain. The macro automatically deletes the oldest version and adds the latest version of the attachment to the page, which optimizes page performance and space consumed.

Generate diagrams by calling other macros

The new Render wiki markup macros in body parameter, when enabled, allows you to create diagrams from macros nested in the Graphviz Diagrams for Confluence macros.

This parameter is not available in Graph from table and Space graph macros.

Easy navigation to the configuration for admins

Admins can now easily navigate to the Graphviz Configuration page using CONFLUENCE ADMINISTRATION > General Configuration > BOB SWIFT CONFIGURATION > Graphviz.

New and improved configuration page for admins

The configuration page now provides the following new tabs for admins:

  • Global Configuration
    • Restrict URL access - When this option is enabled, the URL parameter is restricted to only the URLs available in the Confluence whitelist.
    • Help Us Improve the Product - When this option is enabled, it allows us to collect some usage data that will help us improve our product. To learn more about what is being sent, refer to Analytics Data.

  • Templates - This tab lists all the default templates provided by Graphviz Diagrams for Confluence. These templates provide users with a quick start to creating diagrams and the respective macro editors are pre-configured with these templates.

For more information, refer to Graphviz Configuration.

Use a URL for Graphviz source

Is your Graphviz file saved elsewhere? You can now directly use the URL link in the macro editor to import the source code into the page.

Additional Notes

More release notes for additional versions of this product are available here.

This release is available for Confluence 6.0 and above. 

Release highlights




 A Note from the Product Team


The Bob Swift software team is proud to announce the release of Graphviz Diagrams for Confluence, version 3.2. As always, we'd like to thank you for continuing to support this app. Your feedback and ideas are greatly appreciated by everyone on our team. You truly are the reason we build software!

Ramakrishna Anumola
Principal Software Engineer


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Development

Ramakrishna Anumola

Support/QA

Kishore Kumar Gangavath

Manisha Kharga

Reshma Begum

Sudhir Venkata

Yoga Reddy

Product Management

Jeff Pierce

Aravind Kashyap

Marketing

Kat Sandin

Nikki DePasquale-Gauvin

Cody Wooten

Piers Morgan

Technical Writing

Sireesha Dugginapeddi

Saumya Sunder

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