These Release Notes contain the following information about Conga Composer Spring '21 Release.

For more information on new features, enhancements, and document improvements refer to What's New in Composer Documentation.

  • Packages: Lists packages that are required to upgrade to this release of the product

  • System Requirements and Supported Platforms: Lists requirements and recommendations for installing this release
  • New Features: Provides high-level descriptions of new features introduced in this release, with links to more detailed information

  • Enhancements: Provides high-level descriptions of enhancements to existing features
  • Resolved Issues: Lists customer-reported issues that are resolved in this release or known issues resolved from previous releases
  • Known Issues: Lists known issues that are applicable in this release

This documentation may contain descriptions of software features that are optional and for which you may not have purchased a license. As a result, your specific software solution and/or implementation may differ from those described in this document. Please contact your CSM or AE for information on your specific features and licensing.

Packages 

The following packages and dependent packages are required to upgrade to this release to utilize all the new features of this release. These are the minimum required versions; later versions are also supported. Separate prerequisites for each feature can be found in the respective documentation. The packages marked as (New) are new packages in this release.

Product

Latest Certified Version

(Version Name | Version Number)

Conga Composer (New)

Longs - 8.198

System Requirements and Supported Platforms 

The following table lists the minimum requirements for installing and using Conga Composer.

System RequirementMinimum Supported Version
Salesforce Edition
  • Performance / Unlimited
  • Enterprise
  • Professional (limitations may exist)
  • Developer
  • Sales Cloud
  • Service Cloud
  • Force.com / App Cloud
  • Health Cloud
  • Financial Services Cloud
  • Quote-to-Cash
Browser
Template Software
  • Microsoft Office® 2016 (Mac or PC)
  • Adobe Acrobat® XI, Acrobat Reader
Adobe LiveCycle PDFs are not supported.
MobileCompatible with Salesforce Mobile and all mobile browsers when configured following the documentation.


Upgrade Notes

To upgrade Conga Composer, see Upgrading to the Latest Version of Composer.

New Features

There are no new features in this release. Keep checking the Documentation Portal for new updates.

Enhancements

The following enhancements are new to Conga Composer in this release.

New Parameter Functionality for the Composer Lightning Component

The following parameters are now supported with the Composer Lightning Component:

Template Selection Parameters:

  • SelectTemplates: Displays the Multiple Template Selection dialog box which allows users to select and arrange up to 20 templates (Business Edition) or 40 templates (Enterprise Edition).

Output Parameters:

  • AmazonS3Visible: Enables Amazon S3 as an output option on the Conga Composer user interface.
  • AttachmentParentId: Specifies the record in Salesforce to which the output file is attached when requested.
  • FP0: Locks the output file format.
  • SelectAttachments: Displays the 20 most recent attachments or Salesforce files from the master object.

Data Gather Parameters:

  • QueryId: Retrieves the SOQL query stored in the specified Salesforce record, executes the SOQL query and makes the SOQL query results available through a dataset as seen on the Template Builder window.
  • ReportId: Retrieves the contents of the specified report (identified by its 15-character Salesforce Id) and makes the report contents available through a dataset as seen on the Template Builder window.
  • DV0 (Data Value): Insert a value into the Master data set without requiring a custom field in Salesforce.
  • ReportVar: Placeholder to represent a value passed to multiple reports to short the overall URL length.
  • XMD (Exclude Master Object Data): Excludes the master object data from being included in the merge process.

Conga Email Template (CET) Parameters:

  • CongaEmailTemplateGroup: Filters the list of Conga Email Templates that appear in the Email Templates list on the Composer user interface to those that match the specified criteria.
  • EmailLetterheadId: Specifies which Salesforce email letterhead is used in conjunction with a Conga Email Template.
  • EmailReplyToId: Changes the apparent sender of an email by setting the message ReplyTo and DisplayName properties to those of the specified use.
  • EmailTemplateId: Loads the subject and body fields from a Salesforce email template.
  • EmailTemplateAttachments: Indicates to preserve attachments or Salesforce files stored with the Salesforce email template.
  • EmailUseSignature: Indicates whether to include or exclude the signature of the sending user from the email body.
  • EmailRelatedToId: Sets the value of the Related To field to appear the sent email in the Activity History related list of the identified object.

Background Mode Parameters:

  • DS7: Enables Background Mode which completes the Composer solution without displaying the Composer UI.

For more information, see Supported Parameters for the Composer Lightning Component.

New Supported Languages for Conga Composer

Composer Lightning Component User Interface, Composer Setup Menu, and Document Automation Wizard now support dynamic translation into German, French, Dutch, Polish, and Spanish.

For more information, see Supported Languages for Composer Lightning Component UIComposer Setup Menu, and Document Automation Wizard.

Support for Custom Formula Field in the Composer Lightning Component

In this release, Conga Composer allows you to leverage the custom formula field within Composer Solutions to customize solutions directly from the Salesforce User Interface.

For more information, see Dynamic Template Selection Using Salesforce Formula Field.

Resolved Issues 

The following table lists the issues resolved in this release.

Conga Internal ID

Description

CM-2736

Users no longer get a component error "eventData.indexOf is not a function" when launching the Composer Lightning Component solution from the Custom Visualforce page.

CM-2384

The following error message no longer occurs when users launch the Composer Lightning Component solution: "Uncaught Error happened when processing action responses [Cannot create property 'outputAction' on string '{} Callback failed: apex://APXTCFQ.MergeController/ACTION$getAccessToken]". 

CM-2749

Conga Composer now reflects the static and dynamic field values of the ContactId in the Lightning Component UI and successfully sends the document to the selected contact.

CM-2912

Conga Composer Solution now works with multiple merge fields in a single parameter value and a combination of merge fields and static values, in the Lightning Component.

CM-2919

Recipient information for DocuSign and Conga Sign is now displayed on the DocuSign and Conga Sign page, respectively, when the DocuSign Recipient ID (DocuSignR1ID) and the Conga Sign Recipient ID (CSRecipient1) field refers to the formula field and the formula field refers to another field.

Known Issues

The following table provides the cumulative list of known issues up to this release. 

Conga Internal IDDescription
CM-2566

Conga Solutions launched from the Composer Lightning Component in the Salesforce Community will not successfully download a merged document if the solution contains the AC0 parameter.

CM-3051

Conga Solutions launched from Salesforce1 using the Lightning Component displays a component error when the merging process is canceled. The user interface, however, behaves properly and the user can cancel the error and continue to work on the Lightning Component.

DOC ID: CMPSPR21RN20210303