Since DocuWare 7, Updates are integrated in the DocuWare installation packages.
Therefore, to get the latest version of an Update you need to download the DocuWare setup files again.
The included improvements are described in the following article. This article is always updated on the last Friday of each month as part of a so-called PatchDay.

Before you install the Update, please read and follow the Update installation instructions!

Setup updated on: 2019-09-23
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Included improvements:


  • Autoindex: Cancel button does not work
  • Connect to Mail: Email attachments are stored in wrong order
  • Autoindex: Instant Autoindex does not process all documents


  • Autoindex: Autoindex configuration not loading after Cloud update to DocuWare 7.1
  • Workflow Manager: Task list of Workflows does not refreshing
  • Workflow Designer: When publishing complex Workflows you will get this error: "The type initializer for '<Module>' threw an exception"
  • Web Client: Certain emails cannot be diplayed in Viewer
  • Web Client: Select lists are case sensitive with in DocuWare 7.1


  • Workflow: Workflow task can be confirmed with an empty table field that has been marked as required
  • Synchronization: Synchronization workflow does not trigger workflow tasks
  • Connect to Mail: Occasionally Connect to Mail configurations are disabled


  • Fulltext Search: Special character "em dash" is filtered in fulltext search
  • Local Data Connector: Local Data Connector runs into an error if global variables of a workflow contain blanks or special characters
  • Forms : Cannot assign a Forms signature field to more than one merge form field
  • File Cabinet: Predefined entries for database fields overwrite existing values on document access
  • Document Processing: New import configurations store documents with the wrong date
  • Mobile: Documents from PaperScan fail when going through a synchronization between organizations or file cabinets
  • Connect to Mail: Connect to Mail changes mail format from .eml to .eml.c.eml
  • Workflow: A web service shows the error message "Missing SOAP action" after an upgrade to DocuWare 7.1
  • Request: Request configurations that were created from result lists don't work anymore 
  • Autoindex: Autoindex configuration cannot use index fields that didn't exist when the Autoindex configuration was originally created


  • Mobile: Mobile Apps menu is missing from Web Client if there is no task list license
  • Desktop Apps: Open Web Client via the Desktop Apps causes an error in connection with Platform .NET tools
  • Workflow: Option "Select list only" converts table field to mandatory field in workflow task
  • Connect to Outlook: Connect to Outlook store dialog shows US date format when formatting is set to UK
  • Web Client: After update to DocuWare Version 7.1 "$-$" is added to the end of predefined values for search dialogs
  • Web Client: Users are able to store new entries even though right "Allow new entries" is not assigned
  • Forms: Cannot copy merge forms


  • Workflow: An error is shown when attempting to confirm several tasks that are opened in separate tabs from email notifications
  • Workflow: "Send to current users also" triggers duplicate email reminders if no recipient is found
  • Forms: Embedded link of a document in a form is changed after opening and document is not displayed
  • Synchronization: Large documents cannot be synchronized
  • User Management: "Read" standard profile gets automatically assigned to user who has "Edit" standard profile after updating to DocuWare Version 7.1 and upon change made to this user
  • Web Client: Select lists using "large" tables as external source loads extremely slow
  • Workflow Designer: Table field is removed from task activity in Workflow Designer after change is applied to this table field in Configuration
  • Workflow Designer: Function “Weekday” cannot be used with format "Date" in Workflow


  • Windows Explorer Client: Changes are not saved when the message "File XYZ stored in DocuWare" is not confirmed
  • Workflow Designer: A combo box hides text of a button in dialog Trigger of Workflow
  • Workflow: 'No permissions' exception if a user has no rights for a file cabinet used in a workflow and
    the tasklist contains file cabinet fields
  • Local Data Connector: A cast error occurs when using Local Data Connector with numeric fields
  • Forms: The assignments in the Indexing Tab are lost after an update to DocuWare version 7.1, if the field name contains special characters like Ø, Ñ,  Æ


  • Web Client: When an user tries to clip a document he will get an error message "The user XYZ has some field dependent right that restricts this operation for document with DocID XYZ.". This only happens if the user has an Index Value Profile assigned which contains the parameter CURRENTUSERLONGNAME().
  • Desktop Apps: Open DocuWare Web Client from Desktop App returns "Web Client Login integration is not allowed"
  • Autoindex: In Autoindex configuration the scrollbars for the preview of the selected data source are missing
  • Local Data Connector: Local Data Connector ignores changes in table structure of the accessed database
  • Forms: In DocuWare Forms options for additional background colors are missing
  • Fulltext Server: The file "installdwtomcat.cmd", which can be found in the installation directory of the Fulltext Server, still refers to tomcat8.exe instead of tomcat9.exe. Due to this, two commands which are used to adjust the Java memory parameters will always fail