Real Time DMS

In these mini series of blog posts I want to focus on Papermerge features currently being developed. I will describe in detail the motivation behind those additions, the development status and the roadmap. Features I am speaking about are following: Real Time (subject of current post) Dual Panel Performance Improvements / Refactoring OCRmyPDF integration Each […]

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Roadmap for Papermerge 2.1 & 2.2

A few weeks ago Papermerge 2.0 was released. Then 2.0.1, a minor security release, followed. While working on next version I will continue supporting version 2.0 with minor releases and security updates. Let’s speak little bit about future versions. Papermerge 2.1 By far, the most asked feature, which perfectly makes sense, is automation of metadata […]

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Manage Your Payslips with Papermerge

Document metadata displayed in separate column

Keeping a record of your payslips is a very good habit, especially if you leave in a bureaucratic country (e.g. Germany). You never know when you will be asked for copy of your document showing your salary/income from 5, 10 or maybe even 30 years ago! In short term, keeping a record of your payslips […]

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Upgrading from 1.5.x to 2.x

Upgrading major releases is always tricky. Major release change is signalized by the first, the most important digit in version number change, in this case 1.x.y -> 2.0.0. Major release brings major changes. The trickiest changes are always database related. The good part, is that although there are lots of changes between Papermerge 1.x.y and […]

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Papermerge 2.0.0.rc35 is Out!

Finally! Papermerge 2.0 is out! Well, almost. It is first release candidate – which means it passed quality assurance phase and is stable now. It features following improvements: Desktop-like UI (now with context menu, instead of ) Re-run Automates – user can trigger manually automations Trigger re-run of OCR for selected documents (you can see […]

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Release 2.0 delayed

I announced earlier that Papermerge 2.0 will be release on 24th of January 2021. However Papermerge 2.0 will be delayed couple of weeks. The reason is great number of bugs which still need to be fixed. Besides bugs the documentation is still incomplete. As I announced earlier no more new features are added to version […]

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Papermerge 2.0 Updates

Papermerge 2.0 entered into feature freeze mode, which means no more new features will be added to version 2.0 and whole focus shifts from development to testing. Unfortunately, important features like LDAP didn’t made it to this release. LDAP authentication was postponed for 2.1. In following 2 weeks I will do a lot of testing […]

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Happy New Digital Year!

Year 2020 is almost over… what a year was it! Year 2020 was dominated by global pandemic – COVID-19 – a gloomy event which was and still is getting exclusive media attention. However, in this article I want to stress the positive sides of current global events. Despite atrocious parts of lock-down and isolation, there […]

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DMS, EMDS, AMS or maybe RMS – the quest for correct title

Most of the times I refer to Papermerge as “application which manages scanned documents”. It is natural term to use, because this is exactly what Papermerge focuses on. However, term scanned documents can be misleading, because the Papermerge is very useful even if you don’t have a scanner or never scanned a document in your […]

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UX Improvements in Version 2.0

Papermerge 2.0 development is work in progress. Although application is still not yet ready, you can already see the new user interface in action. In this article I will describe the new user interface improvements and how it will boost your experience with your documents and folders. Context Menu Instead of Distant Actions Menu Items […]

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