Release Rollout Begins: April 7, 2016
Release Final & Download Available: April 21, 2016
- Loading assets from CDN is now enabled for all Looker-hosted customers.
- Several Legacy Features are going to be turned off by default, but can be re-enabled. Learn More
- Field Labels Can Override View Label
- Leading Period in Field Names
- Upper Case Labels in Downloads and Chart Configurations
- Send email from email@example.com
- Default Redshift PDT Distribution Style EVEN
- Automagic Heatmaps: The “Fit to Data” feature is supported when using heatmaps.
- Improved Error Messaging on Dashboard Tiles. Incorrect filter syntax errors are now displayed.
- Fixed an issue where tiles were loading in a compressed way before properly filling the screen.
- Custom X-Axis Limits. Introduces a setting to show or hide the first or last X rows as specified by the user.
- Logarithmic Y-Axis is now available for charts
- Fixed an issue with misaligned stacking pieces in stacked bar charts.
New Scheduling Admin Panels
- Scheduled Plans. Displays all currently scheduled items in your Looker instance with relevant details, including task owners.
- Scheduled Job History. This section shows recently run items on your instance with details, including the query, runtime, and success/failure state with errors, if applicable.
- Looks can now have more than one schedule. Bringing Look scheduling into alignment with how Dashboard scheduling works. Currently scheduled Looks will be assigned to the first person who created that schedule and other users will not be able to see the schedule, even if they are recipients of it.
- New schedules will start at the first scheduled time. They will no longer send an email immediately after scheduling.
- Schedules that belong to a user who no longer exists in the system (they’ve been deleted) or have been disabled are automatically reassigned to the first enabled user with the “Admin” role.
- Fixed issue with dashboard display on the iPhone mail app.
LookML & the Developer Environment
Custom Field Groups. Adds the ability to group fields together in the field picker using the new
group_label:parameter. Learn More.
- Ability to Rename Projects. Accessible in the “Project Settings” option located under the Sync button.
New In-App Links to Documentation applies to:
- LookML validation errors, where applicable.
- Applies to deprecated features and the Legacy Feature Panel to help transition off of old features.
- Multiple conditions in HAVING clauses and filtered measures now are always each wrapped in parentheses.
- Fixed an issue where EXPLAIN was broken for Hadoop-related dialect issues.
- Fixed an issue where SQL Runner queries were running slowly on Spark SQL.
- Tests for PDTs are now run at connection time for Spark SQL.
- Spark SQL now gets schema information from SQL instead of JDBC calls.
General Tweaks and Bug Fixes
- Turned on load from CDN for all Looker-hosted customers.
Update to the
create_table_calculationPermission: Users now do not need the
create_table_calculationpermission to see table calculations. This permission is still required to create calculations.
- Fixed an issue where switching into dev mode while looking at a file that only exists in production caused an immediate 404.
- Made updates to the Explain function in the SQL Runner to apply more dialect-specific functionality and remove forced limits.
- Fixed a bug where table calculations didn’t work when exploring queries from the SQL Runner or i__looker.
- Fixed a bug in which one failed SAML validation would cause all subsequent checks to fail, even with a valid file.
- Fixed an issue where a new version of Chrome was causing dashboards to crash the browser.
- Fixed a bug where dashboard changes were not being reflected due to caching.
- Fixed a bug where filtering on nulls as strings did not work.
- Fixed a bug that made navigating LookML files in developer mode very slow.
- Override a chat client setting that caused the chat window to open unnecessarily.