New Lasernet 8.1 released

Written by Lennart Garbarsch.

Tabellae mandLasernet version 8 have now been released for a couple of months and the software have been received very positively by our customers. Especially in the areas of:

  • EDI
  • Azure, and
  • Vendor Invoices

the product have been greatly improved. Lasernet version 8.1 is also released (see release notes) .

The Form Editor have got more than 50 new design functions. Here are some other headlines:

Much more easy mapping from XML to any EDI format - and back

Microsoft Azure Storage and Service Bus support by standard. For Dynamics and other environments.

Vendor Invoices
A new "Understand" function have been added. The function will "guess" intelligent to find the Meta Data automatically when a new supplier Invoice arrives, that have not been recognized.
This makes the maintenance and implementation of Lasernet Input Management even mores easy and unser friendly. Ask for a demo !
Det gør opsætningen af nye leverandører endnu nemmere.

FormEditor 8
Improved user experience with 50 new design features
Exstra funktionality and formats, including a "calculations on calculations".

Contact us for a demo

The new "Understand" - function:
Lasernet input


Here is the release notes in detail:

Release notes Lasernet 8.1

Release date: 23-12-2016


Bug fixes and new features

Lasernet Form Editor/Engine  

  • Fixed an issue where you could not proceed in wizard to import an XML template to XML output view
  • XHTML Images were not translated to a mail attachment for XHTML mail bodies when selected
  • Template settings for CSV output view were lost if you after adding a template opened the Sheet Options tab
  • Improved image translation for inline attachments
  • Setting for output zoom saved to registry
  • Improved drag'n'drop support in Form Editor
  • Fix for viewing Excel spreadsheet with charts in Grab Files dialog
  • EDI settings added to Form Options for forms with EDI as input format
  • The pattern description was not created properly on changing pattern position in XML input
  • Added preview and remove support for EMF overlay files
  • A Conditional Rearrange didn't always split properly if the Region had "Relative to" set to "Top of region"
  • Fixed an issue where the overlay adding functionaly didn't support the ".emf" extension
  • Improved Preview dialog
  • PDF/A, multi-language and embedded fonts settings are added to PDF document in preview mode if selected

Lasernet Developer 

  • Improved handling of default values when checking if objects have been changed in the configuration
  • Added Export/Import support for files in Schemas folder used by XML Transformer
  • Additional descriptions added to the JobInfo dialog help tool
  • Fixed an issue when selecting a Destination with a very long description on modules
  • Fixed for problems when selecting minimized object, locked objects or form objects with equal names in XML Transformer vs. Form Engine
  • Fixed an issue where a destination as default wasn't visible in destination list on a module even mimetype was compatible with the to destination
  • Added preview and move support for EMF overlay files
  • Additional JobInfo descriptions added to build-in manual
  • Support for viewing password protected PDF files


Lasernet Meta 

  • Afterburner option added to queues to support execution of third party processes/executables after pressing Send
  • Support for Citrix and Windows RDP added to Meta Client via a new Lasernet Proxy Service installed by MSI
  • Warning page added in preview window if job is too large - job will be stored in the Printer Input queue


Lasernet Monitor 

  • Fix for crash when editing a server connection
  • Improved refresh of monitor log when removing and adding server connections

Lasernet Client 

  • Fixed an issue where a failed job couldn't always be released
  • Help for user to only select a single destination, in Destination dialog, when a job is manually released
  • Support for viewing password protected PDF files

Lasernet OCR 

  • Improved Dictionary support
  • Inactive property setting added to OCR Fields in OCR Engine
  • Prevent to upload OCR Forms without a document type
  • Support for viewing password protected PDF files

Lasernet Service 

  • Handle General Network errors (11) by retrying SQL command

Azure Storage Output 

  • Existing storage queues can be selected from drop down list
  • Added support for listing Blob Containers and Queues when using a global connection
  • Substitution support for #DatabaseConnection# syntax in Database Connection field
  • JobInfos created or read by Azure modules are now prefixed with "AzureServiceBus" or "AzureStorage"


  • Added new 'Include Empty Cells' option to improve structure of XML format


  • Always include empty groups to be able to go back and forth between template and XML
  • Fix for wrongly added value separator after group separator

Excel to XML 

  • Better handling of quotes in different places in data fields

File Input

  • Added log message when a folder isn't available
  • Added log message about falling back to polling when notification is unavailable

File Retriever 

  • Fix for problems with file retrieved from a network drive

FTP Output 

  • Added support for move functionality if file must be moved to other folder after an upload

HTTP Modifier 

  • Fix for headers and parameters are substituted with JobInfo values when used as input
  • Fix for Response in properties not being used when direction was set to input


  • Fix for script function lastIndexOf that did not returned an expected value (critical)

Job Engine 

  • Handle general network errors (11) by retrying SQL connection/command executed by Job Engine
  • Fixed an issue with some large font sizes (36pt. +), not being aligned in expected position, in print documents created via Lasernet EMF printer driver


  • Fixed crash when subsetting font containing an invalid zero length cmap encoding subtable

Web Service (client) 

  • Optional SOAP Envelope header is removed from result

Web Service (server) 

  • Prevent circular references when setting up Data Types for web services

XML Transformer 

  • Previous and Next buttons are fixed
  • Fix in migration to Lasernet 8 for XML Transformer Modifiers created in Lasernet 6.5
  • Improved insert placement logic for new objects when no items selected
  • Fix for running modifiers which work on JobData

Module SDK 

  • Support for run in editor mode in modifiers developed with the SDK


Installers will now refuse to run on Windows prior to Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 2008R2 SP1.

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