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This chapter lists all new features and functionalities in WebOffice 10.8. WebOffice 10.8 also includes changes to the support for ArcGIS, Java, Tomcat, Tomcat connectors, databases and geodatabases.

Information about fixed issues that WebOffice 10.8 contains can be found in the change log file:



You can find an overview of the What's New in WebOffice 10.8 in the news article on our website.

Please visit the VertiGIS homepage for further details of our other products of VertiGIS GmbH.

The current range of functions of WebOffice 10.8 is listed in the functionality matrix.

WebOffice 10.8 supports the ArcGIS versions listed in Server-side Requirements as well as the browser versions listet in Client-side Requirements.

You will find more information on the upgrade in the chapter Upgrade WebOffice 10.7 to 10.8.

Since WebOffice 10.7 there is a BETA version of Geoprocessing (Python) based printing with the name VertiGIS Printing Tools in addition to the already known WebOffice extensions - for more details see chapter VertiGIS Utilities Printing Tools.



With WebOffice 10.8 the working directory of the WebOffice author standalone changes. To continue using existing profiles, they must be exported before uninstalling and re-imported after reinstallation. If a staging mapping is saved for taking projects productive, the corresponding .json files must be transferred from %APPDATA%\Roaming\SynerGIS\WebOfficeAuthorStandalone\UIData\GoLiveStagging to %APPDATA%\Roaming\VertiGIS\WebOfficeAuthorStandalone\UIData\GoLiveStagging.

Since WebOffice 10.8 the WebOffice author standalone is delivered as a 64-bit application. Please note that the ArcMap Connector, which is responsible for the connection to MXDs, is still delivered as a 32-bit application as it is based on the 32-bit based ArcObjects.




Chapter in the User Manual



Support for ArcGIS 10.8

Server-side Requirements


Support for Java OpenJDK 11 (11.0.7)



Support for Apache Tomcat 9.0.35

Apache Tomcat


Support for Apache Tomcat Connectors (v1.2.48 - 64bit) for Microsoft IIS

Apache Tomcat Connector (optional)


WebOffice core client


Support for ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.15

WebOffice core client


Specific layer configurations of WMS services for display in the table of content

List of Layers


New WebOffice Custom Tool “Elevation Service Austria”

Elevation Service Austria


ArcGIS WebScene Custom Tool: Support for Widget "line of sight"

ArcGIS Web Scene


Option to configure more custom tools than before

Web Integration - Custom Tool


Support for adding Portal Items of the type "Layer"

Reference to ArcGIS Portal Item

ArcGIS Portal Item collection


Enhancements for the Tool "Net Trace":

Support for the options "Trace downstream" and "Trace Upstream" on a geometric network

Save Barriers and Startflags in a StateID

Net Trace

Net Trace - Use Case


Improved adaptability for markup texts by scaling the text size in relation to the scale

Tool Markup


Improved usability, cancel a draw/measure operation with Esc-Key

Core - Structure


Define the rotation of user defined labeling manually

Label feature


Change already created user defined labeling afterwards

Label feature


Rotate Placed Labels

Label feature


WebOffice flex client


Support ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.15

WebOffice flex Client


Support for Edit Functionality

(Create, Edit and Delete of Features)



GPS Attributes

Edit Attributes


Edit Geometry, Undo-Functionality for Measuring

Measure Distance

Measure Area


WebOffice usermanagement


Extensive enhancements for the self-registration form:

Support for user creation with activation

Support for user creation to edit the basic data

Support for user creation for notification after project activation

Support for a "Forgot password" function

Support for disabling users

Support for logging self-registration activities

Self registration form

Reset passwords

Update Self Registration






Configure the file web.config


Expiry date of users


User Management


End of Support for MS Access DB as User Management Database



WebOffice author standalone


Support for ArcGIS Pro 2.5

Connection to ArcGIS Pro


Configuration possibility of timeouts for performance optimization



Possibility to edit multiple projects simultaneously

Open a project

Generic Configuration mode




Support for external edit calls via URL Call Interface on published ArcGIS Tables

WebOffice URL Call Interface Editing


Reload resources: Load Map services and database connections individually

Projects Tab


Details about project initialization: Added Timestamp

Projects Tab


Visibility in Clients in Web CODI-Tools

Web CODI-Tools


Visibility in Clients in UT Server-Tools

UT Server-Tools


Support for Full-text search status fields

Full-text search status fields


Editing of published ArcGIS-tables in Service API (incl. bulk editing)

Editing in Service API


Support for adding static legends to the Tool "Print" and VertiGIS Printing Tools

Static Legend - Tool Print

Static Legend - VertiGIS Printing Tools


Enhancements for WebOffice ePaper:

Support for .NET 4.8

New interface design of the ePaper designer

Support for directory selection for WebOffice ePaper templates



ePaper Designer


ePaper Templates


What's New in WebOffice 10.8