What's New in WebOffice 10.9 R3

This chapter lists all notes and information as well as new features and enhanced functions in WebOffice 10.9 R3. WebOffice10.9 R3 also includes changes in Esri ArcGIS, Java SDK, Apache Tomcat and database support.

Notes and information



Please note the compatibility between WebOffice 10.9 R3 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 R3 in the news article on our website.

Information about stability improvements and issues fixed with version WebOffice 10.9 R3 can be found in the change log file at WebOffice 10.9 R3 Updates.

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

The current range of functions of WebOffice 10.9 R3 is listed in the Functionality Matrix.

WebOffice 10.9 R3 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 R2 SP1 to 10.9 R3.


What's new


Chapter in User Manual


Upgrade to ArcGIS Maps SDK for JavaScript 4.27 (formerly known as ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.27)

WebOffice core Client,

WebOffice flex client

Support new Java version 11.0.23+9


Support new Apache Tomcat version 9.0.88

Apache Tomcat

Support for Apache Tomcat Connector 1.2.49

Apache Tomcat Connector (Optional)

Upgrade of FTS-Index to Apache Solr 9.3.0


Update of the JDBC driver for MS SQL to 11.2.0

Inclusion of the parameter ;trustServerCertificate=true in the database connection.

Database Connections

Upgrade WebOffice 10.9 R2 SP1 to 10.9 R3

WebOffice core client

Support for configuring whether a group layer in the topic tree should be expanded or collapsed at the beginning in ArcGIS Pro based map services.

Map Elements
Map Elements

Support for using any non-secured service types published on ArcGIS using the new parameter 'url' in ArcGIS WebScene Custom Tool, e.g. OpenStreetMap 3D Buildings.

ArcGIS Web Scene
ArcGIS Web Scene

Support for hectometry in the Measure Distance tool.

Measure Distance

Measure Distance

Support for new custom tool "pub/custom_tools/Intersect_buffer.htm" to intersect a buffer topic with a buffer area.

Intersect Buffer

Support to draw concentric circles.

Measure / Draw

WebOffice flex client

Support for saving and loading project states.


WebOffice map widget

The functionality of the multiple MapTip is also available in WebOffice map widget


VertiGIS Studio Printing Engine

VertiGIS Studio Printing Engine is now the new name for the new Printing Engine. Till the last release it was known as VertiGIS Printing Tools.

VertiGIS Studio Printing Engine

Support for print template categories

Template (File Name)

Support to filter the legend elements by objects that can be found in the map section


New configuration attributes for the legend


Legend (PDF Supplement)

Legend (static image)

WebOffice author standalone

Renamed the tool "Esri Print" to "VertiGIS Printing" and "Printing" to "Printing (Legacy)"

VertiGIS Printing

Printing (Legacy)

Support for opening ArcGIS Assistent

ArcGIS Assistant

WebOffice usermanagement

Support for keyword "ALLOW_NOTHING" as well as "ALLOW_ALL" as attributive filter in WebOffice UserManagement; "ALLOW_NOTHING" causes that the group is not allowed to see, edit, delete etc.; "ALLOW_ALL" causes that the group is allowed to see, edit, delete etc. everything

Attributive Filter


Activation of topics in TOC via URL Call Interface

WebOffice URL call interface

Support for configuring whether a group layer in the topic tree should be expanded or collapsed at the start with the parameter Expanded in TOC on 'auto'

Map Elements
Map Elements

New sample intermediate page 'pub/custom_pages/forward_sample_03.jsp' if a number sign '#' is used in the base URL

Integration (Call FROM WebOffice)

For generic tools the tooltip should be used for mouseover

Web Integration - Custom Tool