Version 2022.3

The latest software update from DF Studio is now being deployed to all accounts. This version includes a thorough visual refresh to improve the consistency and usability of primary features, along with workflow enhancements and resolutions to minor issues. As always, please reach out to DF Studio’s support team with any feedback or questions about this update.


Selects & Approvals
  • The overlay for creating and combining Edits has been updated to make the image options clearer.
Account Administration
  • Visual updates have increased consistency among the page headers of various screens in the Settings section.
  • To prevent interruptions in authentication access, users who log in to DF Studio via single sign-on (SSO) will no longer be able to modify their email address.
File Management & Organization
  • Visual updates have improved the clarity of icons and the consistency of controls across all views and DF Studio features.
  • Under-the-hood enhancements have been made throughout DF Studio to streamline functionality and improve reliability and performance.
  • The control button for viewing or hiding the “filmstrip” navigation underneath the 1-Up and 2-Up views has been relocated to the bottom toolbar along with similar controls for other visual features.
  • The folder picker has been updated for improved clarity and performance when choosing a folder to house Projects, Collections, or other folders.
  • The Bookmarks menu is now scrollable in cases where a large number of items are bookmarked.
  • Strict constraints on the width and height of page elements have been removed.
  • Controls for switching views have been improved to be more concise and visually intuitive.
  • The 2-Up (Compare) view has been enhanced and improved to match the style and performance of 1-Up view.
Security & Protection
  • The VSP overlay has been removed from generic icons like the Project and Collection icons, which contain no visual content to protect.
  • The controls for enabling and disabling VSP have been clarified.
API & Integrations
  • Enabled the publication of real-time messaging for metadata change events regarding all assets in an account.

Bug Fixes

  • Addressed a configuration issue which caused LIVE Messengers to have different default sort orders when sent from Collections compared to Projects.
  • Fixed a bug which caused asset counts to become unreliable when using the Edits menu to filter the view of assets in situations where one of the Edits in the menu was derived from a LIVE Messenger.
  • Corrected an issue which would reset the sort order when switching between Setups in a Messenger.
  • Resolved an issue which could cause certain Messengers to display more assets on the initial page view than intended.
Selects & Approvals
  • Corrected a bug which would cause unexpected results when submitting the “New Edit” overlay without providing a name for the Edit.
  • Fixed the menu icon for metadata menus; it now rotates correctly when menus are open.
  • Addressed a bug which caused metadata imports to fail if empty values were submitted to fields with pre-defined option ranges.
  • Resolved a problem which caused unexpected behavior when scrolling long lists of suggested Metadata Terms.
  • Corrected an issue which would cause the “Export As Text” overlay to expand beyond its boundaries in accounts with a large list of exportable fields.
Downloads & Transfers
Account Administration
  • Fixed the button for returning to the standard login page on accounts for which the branded login view is the default.
  • Resolved a bug which caused account access information to be omitted from the Add User page under certain circumstances.
File Management & Organization
  • Improved the reliability of the space bar keyboard shortcut for dismissing the Quick Look overlay when reviewing a PDF.
  • Adjusted the layout of the Collections view to be more accessible on small screens when no assets are present.
  • Fixed a bug which affected the display of special characters within tooltips in the Navigation Path.
  • Restored the controls for hiding and showing badges and select levels to 1-Up and 2-Up views.
  • Addressed a glitch which caused unexpected skips when using the keyboard arrows to move from one selected item in a Library list view to the item above it.
  • Improved the appearance of the Quick Look overlay for file types that don’t include a visual preview.
  • Clarified the icon for conducting a DF Studio search.
  • Updated the icon for returning the currently selected asset when scrolling the “filmstrip” navigation underneath the 1-Up and 2-Up views.
Security & Protection
  • Corrected a misconfiguration which allowed images to be removed from a Project in some cases by users without the correct permission settings.