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: 2020-03-16

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Included improvements:


  • Workflow Manager: Dash character in global Workflow variable causes external data assignments to crash
  • Forms: A Form can't be submitted when a drop down field is populated with select list value with special characters
  • Web Client: Unable to edit clipped password protected documents
  • Workflow Manager: Error "ORA-01722" in workflows when using decimals in connection with an Oracle database
  • Workflow Manager: Wokflows using certain arithmetic expressions cannot be saved or published after system is updated


  • Fulltext Search: Complete Fulltext reindex does not affect pre-DocuWare 7 documents
  • Smart Connect: Smart Search uses Client License even if connected to read-only Platform
  • Background Process Service: DocumentTool does not encrypt migrated documents in file cabinets with encryption enabled
  • Autoindex: Autoindex job cannot be stopped by user in case any problem occurred like if the process was aborted by the Background Process Service
  • Web Services: "Test connection" on web service which requires authentication results in "401 Unauthorized" error


  • Synchronization: Text field filter cannot be edited if source file cabinet belongs to a different organization
  • Request: Request job stuck at 85% completion
  • Web Client: "Restricted file types" option only applies to Organization Administrators
  • Connect to Outlook: Mandatory read-only fields will result in "Please fill all mandatory fields" error when storing
  • Web Client: Documents are checked out even if the user does not have permissions to do so when using index filter profiles
  • Workflow Designer: Using SOAP-based WSDL Web Service in Workflows Designer results in "Critical exception occurred: Object reference not set to an instance of an object." error.


  • Workflow Designer: Multi column select list in combination with Local Data Connector cannot be used
  • Configuration: Error "newLockTypes" when trying to access SMTP configuration after reloading
  • Autoindex: Autoindex job does not start when .csv file is too large


  • Workflow Manager: Filtering a large task list takes a very long time
  • Synchronization: Option "remove deleted documents also in target file cabinet" does not work between two organizations
  • Workflow Manager: It is not possible to approve multiple tasks
  • Workflow Manager: Workflow history is not sorted correctly
  • Workflow Manager: No instances will be created for a file cabinet that has been created by importing a file cabinet settings file (Oracle only)
  • Autoindex: "File Count has changed" does not work as trigger condition
  • Connect to Mail: Storing an e-mail does not use the local time zone of the client
  • User Synchronization: Empty Active Directory user group makes synchronization stop working
  • Autoindex: A new index field is not recognized as match code
  • Connect to Mail: Using the value "Names of attachment" for indexing doesn't work


  • Connect to Mail: Configuration assignment for roles is not stored correctly and throws an error
  • Web Client: Parts of Chinese translation missing
  • Stamps: Brazilian time zone wrong when placing stamps
  • Connect to Mail: Configurations get disabled because file path exceeds length limitation for very long document names


  • Workflow Manager: Wrong user assignment when selecting multiple users in workflow task
  • Autoindex: Altering the trigger of a copied Autoindex job alters the original job
  • Workflow Manager: Parallel task sends out notification about task assignment instead of escalation reminder email
  • User Synchronisation: Network ID will not be created
  • Connect to Mail: Configurations get disabled on wrong error messages
  • Autoindex: Instant Autoindex configuration cannot be set to inactive
  • Autoindex: Instant Autoindex stops working consecutively
  • Workflow Manager: Documents can be opened from task list even though users do not have the required permission
  • Setup: Settings Service is not installed when installing backend server only
  • Stamps: Stamps fill index fields even though users do not have the required permission