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OpenProject 4.1 released

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Finally, the wait is over: OpenProject 4.1 has been released. After months of development, testing and bug fixing we are proud to release OpenProject 4.1 as the latest stable version of OpenProject.

OpenProject 4.1 is a major improvement over the previous version with several new features such as in-place editing on the work package split screen and overall improved design.

What is new in OpenProject 4.1?

Updated work package split screen

With OpenProject 4.1 work package attributes are clustered into attribute groups and only attributes which have values assigned are displayed by default.

In-place editing on work package split screen

Work package information can now be quickly updated using in-place editing on the split screen without leaving the work package list.

Improved work package list and filters

The filter section has been updated to include the number of selected filters. In addition, the ID column in the work package list is configurable.
Please note: When updating to OpenProject 4.1, the ID column is removed from existing queries. It has to be added again manually.

Improved work package full screen

Several usability improvements have been made to the work package full screen, such as the option to expand or collapse the watcher and files section.
In addition, it has become easier to edit values such as the subject and the description.

New design through Foundation framework

With OpenProject 4.1 Foundation is being used as a CSS-framework. As a result, the design of the whole application has been improved.

Many accessibility improvements

The in-place editing for the split screen is fully accessible. In addition, several other accessibility improvements have been made.

Installation

To test OpenProject 4.1 online, create a test instance on OpenProject.com.

Want to install OpenProject 4.1 to use it in your own infrastructure for your personal projects?
Here you can find the Installation guidelines for OpenProject.

Migrating to OpenProject 4.1

Follow the migration guide for the packaged installation or the migration guide for the manual installation to update your OpenProject installation to OpenProject 4.1.

Hosted OpenProject environments are updated automatically.

Support

You will find useful information in the OpenProject FAQ or you can post your questions in the Forum.

Release Notes

Please refer to the OpenProject 4.1 Release Notes for an overview of the new and improved features, as well as a list of fixed bugs.

Credits

Special thanks go to all OpenProject contributors without whom this release would not have been possible:

  • All the developers, designers, project managers who have contributed to OpenProject.
  • All the dedicated users who have reported bugs and supported the community by asking and answering questions in the forum.
  • The members of the OpenProject Foundation for continuously supporting OpenProject.
  • Deutsche Telekom for sponsoring several new features in the work package page such as the in-place editing on the work package split screen.

What’s next?

We are continuously developing new features and improvements for OpenProject.
The next step will be to allow in-place creation of work packages via the work package split screen.
To see what features are scheduled next, please refer to our project timeline. For information regarding new releases, please have a look at the release timelines .
To stay up to date with the recent development, feel free to follow OpenProject on Twitter.