Technical drawing block (CAD embed), fixes and improvements

May 21, 2022

CAD embed block

Technical drawing block

For all of you developing new hardware as part of your research, it is now possible to embed CAD and other vector & 3D files right within your experimental notes.

Supported formats:

  • CAD formats: AutoCAD® DWG, DXF, DWF, HPGL, PLT
  • Vector formats: PDF, SVG, CGM, EMF, WMF
  • 3D formats: STEP, STP, IGES, IGS, BREP, STL, SAT (ACIS), Parasolid® (X_T, X_B), SolidWorks® (SLDPRT), IPT, IFC, OBJ
  • Raster formats: PNG, BMP, JPG, GIF, TIFF, TGA, CAL
  • Archives: ZIP, CAB, GZIP, TAR

Fixes & improvements

  • Numerous performance and stability improvements
  • Dragging multiple files into the editor now uploads them all
  • My bench experiment list now shows priorities, due dates and assignees
  • Marketing site now redirects to the app if you're logged in
  • Added a search box to the protocols list
  • You can now change the workspace name without changing the slug
  • Added a hide/show button to password fields
  • Fixed minor session token vulnerability
  • Improved validation of account names
  • Fixed notification emails occasionally missing subjects
  • Cleaned up print styles
  • New experiments now start as Untitled instead of Experiment #
  • Fixed emoji persistence in the callout block
  • Fixed date block persistence
  • New onboarding smaple project that guides your through Colabra
  • Added a fullscreen loader while the page loads
  • Added a clear message if the app fails to load due to connectivity problems
  • Assigning to self no longer sends notifications
  • Export Archive now includes TeX code of all equations
  • Removed Link to experiment slash command (use Mention experiment instead by typing @)
  • Fixed protocol owner selector
  • Removed created/edited timestamps from page headers
  • Links inside comments are now clickable
  • New experiments are now in Upcoming state, not In progress

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