What's New in WebOffice 10.9 R2

This chapter lists all notes and information as well as new features and enhanced functions in WebOffice 10.9 R2. WebOffice10.9 R2 also includes changes in Esri ArcGIS, Java SDK, Apache Tomcat and database support.

Notes and information



Please note the compatibility between WebOffice 10.9 R2 and the basic software of Esri ArcGIS:

oArcGIS 2021 (ArcGIS Enterprise 10.9.1, ArcMap 10.8.2, ArcGIS Pro 2.9.x) is the last supported ArcGIS release of WebOffice.

oArcGIS 2022 (ArcGIS Enterprise 11.x, ArcGIS Pro 3.x) will be not be supported in future WebOffice versions.

VertiGIS recommends the Esri product versions ArcGIS Desktop (ArcMap) 10.8.2 and ArcGIS Enterprise 10.9.1 as these are Long term releases from Esri Inc. Furthermore, it is recommended to use ArcGIS Pro 2.9.x.


You can find an overview of the new features in WebOffice 10.9 R2 in the news article on our website (in German)https://weboffice.vertigis.com/en/.

Information about stability improvements and issues fixed with version WebOffice 10.9 R2 can be found in the change log file at WebOffice 10.9 R2 Updates.

Visit theVertiGIS Homepage for further details of our other products of VertiGIS GmbH.

The current range of functions of WebOffice 10.9 R2 is listed in the Functionality Matrix.

WebOffice 10.9 R2 supports the ArcGIS versions listed in Server-Side Requirements as well as the browser versions listed in Client-Side Requirements.

You will find more information on the upgrade in the chapter Upgrade WebOffice 10.9 to 10.9 R2.

What's new


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Support for ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.24

WebOffice core Client,

WebOffice flex client

Switch to OpenJDK build Eclipse Temurin from Adoptium


Support for a new version of Apache Tomcat

Apache Tomcat

Update Dojo Toolkit to version 1.16.5 to fix vulnerability CVE-2021-23450


WebOffice core client

Support for automatic opening of linked objects (= relates)

Search Result View

Support for configuring whether linked content (= relates) in the MapTip should be initially expanded or not


Support for displaying / outputting the coordinates of objects (= label point) as a separate column in a search result

Results Field List

Support to disable unneeded sheets for printing during index printing after sheet intersection calculation

Print By Index Print

Support for changing the direction in index printing based on a geometry

Index Plot Based on Feature Geometry

Extensions for Thematic Mapping:

Support for thematic mapping to uploaded KML/KMZ files by end users

Support for thematic mapping on preconfigured layers by end users

Change Thematic Mapping Via Predefined Styles

Support to pass individual objects from the search result to the editing tool for deletion

Layer Result

When using the function to update a WebOffice project state the existing SaveState ID should be kept and no new ID should be generated

Project State

Extension by the weather widget in the custom tool ArcGIS Web Scenes

ArcGIS Web Scenes

Support to start/activate the time slider using a (static) WebOffice custom tool

Time Slider in Toolbar

Support for new WebOffice custom page pub/custom_pages/forward_replace_in_param.jsp to pass a comma instead of a period in the integrated edit application, e.g. VertiGIS FM

Transfer With Comma Instead of Period to Integrated Editing Application

Support for project-specific CSS style customizations

Styles (CSS)

Support to exclude HTML tags from XSS protection

WebOffice URL call interface

WebOffice flex client

Support for transferring multiple objects (multiple hit) to an external application

Integration (Call FROM WebOffice)

VertiGIS Printing

Change of the name of the geoprocessing service to VertiGIS_Printing_Tools - possible adjustment necessary in the service URL in WebOffice project configurations

Configure as Tool in WebOffice

Support for printing (single print, serial print, index print) in different coordinate systems

List of Projections, VertiGIS Printing

Support for printing with activated time slider controller restriction

Time Slider, VertiGIS Printing

Support for static layout attribute tables

Layout Attribute Tables, VertiGIS Printing

Support to include the legend of all visible layers and not only all configured layers

Dynamic Legend, Dynamic Legend Configuration, VertiGIS Printing

WebOffice author standalone

New optional option to output a live log during the cleanup process in the UserManagement Database Cleanup Wizard

User Management Database: Clean up UM-DB

New optional option to not create a user management database dump when synchronizing users between two user management databases

User Management Database: Synchronize UM-DB Users


Support for new map service parameter Encode Metadata URL? to specify whether the metadata URL parameters should be URL-encoded

Map Collection

Support for new type format_regex for input validation on edit fields

Edit Field

Support to make the fields for user related editing on ArcGIS tables optional in the future

Edit Table

Support for filtering using Contains instead of StartsWith for value lists in the edit form as well as for map views and basemaps

Edit Attributes, Collection of Central Functions, Map Views, Basemaps