I have to tell you, besides docman populate this is the best plugin for Docman. My main gripe with docman and other download components is that when you have more than 5 files, no one wants to scroll through 5 pages to view them. -DOCman forum user
Remember in order to use the DOCman List Plugin, you must already have the DOCman Extension Available from Joomlatools!
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DOCman 3.0 Compatibility Now Available for File Listing Plugin

Written by Omar Ramos | Admin. Posted in DOCman File Listing Plugin

The new 2.8.0 version is now live on the Downloads page and brings in support for DOCman 3.0 RC1 from Joomlatools!

There were some issues with the new format for the Primary Menu Item check that I do so that the plugin can correctly create its SEF URLs for you, along with some new locations for where Joomlatools placed its JavaScript files that needed to be brought into the plugin (this JavaScript is needed to correctly support the Delete operation within the Plugin's output).

Version 2.8.0 Changelog

This release should still be compatible with DOCman 2.x if you are running it.

2.8.0 2016-10-06 / Omar Ramos
+ Added minor changes for DOCman 3.0 RC compatibility in our Primary Menu Item ID check for DOCman (this is needed for the plugin to correctly generate SEF URLs for you).
+ Added extra code so that new JavaScript locations for DOCman 3.0 Koowa JS files will get loaded properly (these are needed for the File Delete capability to work correctly within the plugin output).

Quick Tip: Setting Up the Default Menu Item Needed for the Plugin

After installing the plugin and DOCman 3.0, you will need to make sure you have a default menu item setup for DOCman otherwise you will see the plugin output some error info that looks like this:

docmanlist error 2016-10-06 9-56-31

NOTE: If you upgraded from DOCman 2.x to DOCman 3.0 you may have to open up your existing DOCman 2 menu item and resave it (to save the new URL structure and help the plugin work).

In order to fix this, you need to create a Default Menu Item for all categories so you need to create a DOCman "(Default Hierarchical List" menu item set to show All Categories (it can be located in a hidden menu if you don't wish it to be a part of your site's Main Menu) and it is allowed to be in any of the List, Table, or Gallery layouts currently available in DOCman 3.0 (in previous versions of my plugin it only supported the List layout menu item).

Once you create this menu item, the plugin should be able to create it's output as expected :-).

Enjoy!

docmanlist menuitem setup 2016-10-06 9-27-29

Want to see what other features DOCman List has? Check out the Features page! Want to see the plugin in action? Check out the DOCman List Plugin's Example page on our Demo Site (unfortunately I haven't created a new demo site to feature newer DOCman List Features available in version 2.6.0 and newer of the plugin) and our new DOCman List How to Video Series on Youtube!

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New 2.7.9 Version of DOCman File Listing Plugin Released

Written by Omar Ramos | Admin. Posted in DOCman File Listing Plugin

The new 2.7.9 version is now live on the Downloads page and brings in some minor bugfixes!

There was a small CSS issue that was being noticed with certain templates so an extra CSS rule was added into hopefully remedy that automatically for others.

Additionally, there was an issue for anyone trying to use the Category Inclusion/Exclusion Filters and needing to use single character wildcards (which in SQL are denoted with the _ character). Because of the way I had initially set things up, I had documented that the underscore could be used in lieu of a space character, but the drawback with using the underscore is that it would prevent you from using those single character wildcards (you could safely use a % symbol to do a mass wildcard, but not the single character ones).

So I added an option where you can change this previously hardcoded space separator to another character when needed so that you can use the underscores if you need to use the single character wildcards.

Version 2.7.9 Changelog

Please note again that this release DOES NOT work with the older DOCman 1.6.x version since DOCman 2.0's architecture is much different and I wasn't able to share the codebase easily.

2.7.9 2016-08-24 / Omar Ramos
! Happy Birthday Mom!
# Fixed an issue limiting the functionality of the Category Inclusion/Exclusion Filters.
# Fixed a CSS issue being noticed on newer templates that set images to be displayed as blocks which affected the display of the DOCman List output.

Want to see what other features DOCman List has? Check out the Features page! Want to see the plugin in action? Check out the DOCman List Plugin's Example page on our Demo Site (unfortunately I haven't created a new demo site to feature newer DOCman List Features available in version 2.6.0 and newer of the plugin) and our new DOCman List How to Video Series on Youtube!

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New 2.7.8 Version of DOCman File Listing Plugin Released

Written by Omar Ramos | Admin. Posted in DOCman File Listing Plugin

The new 2.7.8 version is now live on the Downloads page and brings in a new minor capability to match a correction to the display of dates in the recently released DOCman 2.1.5!

Specifically, this release brings in the ability for DOCman List to correctly take into account your Joomla site's timezone setting to show the most accurate Date and Time values when displaying your document lists!

Previously, the plugin was pretty much just accepting the dates it was receiving from DOCman 2.1.x database at face value and just formatting them without any particular timezone adjustments.

In the recently released 2.1.5 version of DOCman though, there was a fix described as "Timezone offset added twice when adding documents on some hosts" and after that was corrected, one of my wonderful DOCman List users noted that even after that update, the DOCman List plugin would sometimes show the incorrect date (since the timezone wasn't being taken into account so sometimes the date would be off on the document). 

So I spent a bit of time today researching that and made the needed adjustments in the plugin so that the timezone would now be correctly taken into account as defined in Joomla.

To better illustrate, the times shown in the first image below show how things were under the previous version of the plugin (v2.7.7) and are displaying things in the standardized UTC (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coordinated_Universal_Time) timezone that the dates are stored in the database with:

docmanlist 277 date behavior

But I think it's pretty safe to agree with the user that reported this that it might be a good idea to take into account the timezone set on your Joomla site instead!

Here on my local test site I have the timezone set to the "America/Los_Angeles" value which is usually ~7-8 hours behind the UTC time (depending on whether we're in Daylight Savings or not), so the screenshot below more accurately displays the dates/times when I added the following test documents in:

docmanlist 278 date behavior

Since no new option keys were added in this release the 2.7.7 version of the documentation for the plugin is still accurate and can be found here: DOCman List 2.7.7 Documentation.

Version 2.7.8 Changelog

Please note again that this release DOES NOT work with the older DOCman 1.6.x version since DOCman 2.0's architecture is much different and I wasn't able to share the codebase easily.

2.7.8 2016-05-01 / Omar Ramos
# Corrected date display within plugin so that timezones are correctly accounted for.
# Noticed that the Labels in Columns layout would sometimes not show the new column correctly so made a slight adjustment in that layout to correct that.

Want to see what other features DOCman List has? Check out the Features page! Want to see the plugin in action? Check out the DOCman List Plugin's Example page on our Demo Site (unfortunately I haven't created a new demo site to feature newer DOCman List Features available in version 2.6.0 and newer of the plugin) and our new DOCman List How to Video Series on Youtube!

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New 2.7.7 Version of DOCman File Listing Plugin Released

Written by Omar Ramos | Admin. Posted in DOCman File Listing Plugin

The new 2.7.7 version is now live on the Downloads page and brings in some category and document sorting improvements suggested by one of my many awesome users!

Specifically, this release brings in the ability for DOCman List to use Natural Sorting within your Category and Document Titles or Alias values!

This is really useful when you have numeric values within your titles or aliases and you would want the list to be sorted numerically in the correct way (as a human might do) rather than how the computer does it by default when retrieving the data from the database.

To illustrate if you had the following Category Titles the database would sort them this way by default:

docmanlist with default sort 2016-04-16

But this is not the way a human would sort things since the "Contrato 1001-2015" folder and file would have been placed at the end of each of the lists shown above if a human had sorted the lists :-)!

Now with the new Natural Sorting feature, once turned on you would get this more human result instead (in the following example both the Category and Document Natural Sort Options have been set to Yes):

docmanlist with natural sort 2016-04-16

The Plugin Configuration now shows these new options within the Ordering Options subtab.

If you'd rather use the Option Keys to change the configuration settings on the fly for specific circumstances on your site you may use the following option keys to turn things on/off:

  • useCategoryDefaultSort
  • useCategoryNaturalSort
  • useDocumentDefaultSort
  • useDocumentNaturalSort
Here are some examples:
docmanlist default sort option keys 2016-04-16
docmanlist natural sort option keys 2016-04-16

Additionally, I've posted a copy of the automatic documentation that the plugin can output for you for easy reference: DOCman List 2.7.7 Documentation.

Version 2.7.7 Changelog

Please note again that this release DOES NOT work with the older DOCman 1.6.x version since DOCman 2.0's architecture is much different and I wasn't able to share the codebase easily.

2.7.7 2016-04-16 / Omar Ramos
+ Added ability to perform natural case category sort (Option Keys: useCategoryDefaultSort, useCategoryNaturalSort)
+ Added ability to perform natural case document sort (Option Keys: useDocumentDefaultSort, useDocumentNaturalSort)
! Natural case sorting is useful for when you have numeric values in your Category or Document Titles and want them to be sorted the way a human might sort them since by default the database tends to sort them incorrectly (e.g. 10, 11, 100, 50, 70 would be the default result and 10, 11, 50, 70, 100 would be the natural sort result).

Want to see what other features DOCman List has? Check out the Features page! Want to see the plugin in action? Check out the DOCman List Plugin's Example page on our Demo Site (unfortunately I haven't created a new demo site to feature newer DOCman List Features available in version 2.6.0 and newer of the plugin) and our new DOCman List How to Video Series on Youtube!

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New 2.7.6 Version of DOCman File Listing Released

Written by Omar Ramos | Admin. Posted in DOCman File Listing Plugin

The new 2.7.6 version is now live on the Downloads page and brings in some minor corrections over the 2.7.5 version released two days ago.

This release contains some minor bug fixes to the language file and adds a new Filetype Inclusion/Exclusion Filtering Capability!

Additionally, I've posted a copy of the automatic documentation that the plugin can output for you for easy reference: DOCman List 2.7.6 Documentation.

Version 2.7.6 Changelog

Please note again that this release DOES NOT work with the older DOCman 1.6.x version since DOCman 2.0's architecture is much different and I wasn't able to share the codebase easily.

2.7.6 2015-04-24 / Omar Ramos
+ NEW Document Filetype Inclusion Capability (Allows you to filter documents by filetype you want to include) (Option Keys: setDocumentFiletypeInclusionFilters pdf,doc,etc.)
+ NEW Document Filetype Exclusion Capability (Allows you to filter documents by filetype you want to exclude) (Option Keys: setDocumentFiletypeExclusionFilters pdf,doc,etc.)

Want to see what other features DOCman List has? Check out the Features page! Want to see the plugin in action? Check out the DOCman List Plugin's Example page on our Demo Site (unfortunately I haven't created a new demo site to feature newer DOCman List Features available in version 2.6.0 and newer of the plugin) and our new DOCman List How to Video Series on Youtube!

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New 2.7.5 Version of DOCman File Listing with Joomla 2.5/3.2 Compatibility Released!

Written by Omar Ramos | Admin. Posted in DOCman File Listing Plugin

The new 2.7.5 version is now live on the Downloads page and brings in some additional changes since DOCman has reached a new milestone with the DOCman 2.1 release.

This release works for both Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3.4+ and adds in new fixes and features in addition to all of the wonderful new functionality that was added in the first 2.6.0 release for DOCman 2.0.

This release contains some additional bug fixes over the 2.7.2 release a few days ago and more fully implements DOCman 2.1's new access level permissions feature and adds some additional filtering options that users can take advantage of. I'm also still really excited to how people make use of the neat new Standalone Cart layout introduced in version 2.7.2 a few days ago (it looks very similar to the existing Table Layout, but it includes an extra column of checkboxes where users can select the files they wish to download and can then download them all at once in a ZIP file). I'm hoping to put together a screencast going over the new feature soon!

More details on the new update are below (if you have questions about how to use the new features just visit the Contact page above and I'll be happy to explain any new feature in more detail)!

Version 2.7.5 Changelog

Please note again that this release DOES NOT work with the older DOCman 1.6.x version since DOCman 2.0's architecture is much different and I wasn't able to share the codebase easily.

2.7.5 2015-04-22 / Omar Ramos
+ NEW Category Inclusion Capability (Allows you to filter category names you want to include) (Option Keys: setCategoryInclusionFilters Word1,Word2,etc.)
+ NEW Category Exclusion Capability (Allows you to filter category names you want to exclude) (Option Keys: setCategoryExclusionFilters Word1,Word2,etc.)
+ NEW Document Inclusion Capability (Allows you to filter document names you want to include) (Option Keys: setDocumentInclusionFilters Word1,Word2,etc.)
+ NEW Document Exclusion Capability (Allows you to filter document names you want to exclude) (Option Keys: setDocumentExclusionFilters Word1,Word2,etc.)
+ NEW List Specific Documents feature (allows DOCman List to function a little like DOCman's Document Editor Button Plugin, but in this case you just provide the Document IDs and it will list the files with whatever DOCman List Layout you'd like to use from my plugin). (Option Keys: listSpecificDocuments 43,87,80,56,58)
# Fixed an issue with the "table_labels_in_columns" layout (the table header for when the New column was displayed wasn't being added)

2.7.4 2015-04-21 / Omar Ramos
+ Improved the support for DOCman 2.1's new Access Level/Group Permissions Feature (before this update, some of these were not being captured correctly by the plugin so data was not being displayed correctly).

2.7.3 2015-04-20 / Omar Ramos
# Fixed an issue with the "get all folders" method working under certain conditions

Want to see what other features DOCman List has? Check out the Features page! Want to see the plugin in action? Check out the DOCman List Plugin's Example page on our Demo Site (unfortunately I haven't created a new demo site to feature newer DOCman List Features available in version 2.6.0 and newer of the plugin) and our new DOCman List How to Video Series on Youtube!

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New 2.7.2 Version of DOCman File Listing with Joomla 2.5/3.2 Compatibility Released!

Written by Omar Ramos | Admin. Posted in DOCman File Listing Plugin

The new 2.7.2 version is now live on the Downloads page and brings in some additional changes since DOCman has reached a new milestone with the DOCman 2.1 release.

This release works for both Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3.4+ and adds in new fixes and features in addition to all of the wonderful new functionality that was added in the first 2.6.0 release for DOCman 2.0.

This release contains some great new options including a really neat layout I'm eager to have people try out: the Standalone Cart Mode (it looks very similar to the existing Table Layout, but it includes an extra column of checkboxes where users can select the files they wish to download and can then download them all at once in a ZIP file). I'm hoping to put together a screencast going over the new feature soon!

More details on the new update are below (if you have questions about how to use the new features just visit the Contact page above and I'll be happy to explain any new feature in more detail)!

Version 2.7.2 Changelog

Please note again that this release DOES NOT work with the older DOCman 1.6.x version since DOCman 2.0's architecture is much different and I wasn't able to share the codebase easily.

2.7.2 2015-04-19 / Omar Ramos
+ Improved the Asset Rule Preloading Capability which greatly improves loading speed on large sites (on the site I used for testing prior to the change it was taking about 45 seconds to load the page using my older method for Preloading, now it only takes about 10 seconds...and this is with about 750 files and 34 categories being displayed on the same page).
+ NEW Layout: Standalone Cart - The standalone cart integrates a ZIP Download Feature so your users can download multiple files at once. It's similar to the table/nested table layouts, except there is a column of checkboxes that allow users to select the files they wish to download. Beneath every list there are "Download Selected Files" and "Clear Selections" buttons. (Option Keys: useStandaloneCartLayout, useNestedStandaloneCartLayout)
+ Added "show categories owned by user" feature. (Option Keys: showOwnCategoriesList, showNormalCategoriesList)
+ Added "show documents owned by user" feature. (Option Keys: showOwnDocumentsList, showNormalDocumentsList)
+ Added Ability for Owner Status to be Displayed on Categories. (Option Keys: showCategoryOwnerLabel, hideCategoryOwnerLabel)
+ Added Ability for Owner Status to be Displayed on Documents. (Option Keys: showDocumentOwnerLabel, hideDocumentLabel)
+ Added Ability for Published/Unpublished Status to be Displayed on Categories. (Option Keys: showCategoryStatusLabel, hideCategoryStatusLabel)
+ Added Ability for Pending/Expired/Unpublished Status to be Displayed on Documents. (Option Keys: showDocumentStatusLabel, hideDocumentStatusLabel)
# Fixed an issue I noticed when saving articles that contained DOCman List code in the backend when Smart Search was enabled for a site (it caused an error in one of the files where the regular DOCman code was being used and was behaving differently than it does in the frontend).
2.7.1 2015-04-16 / Omar Ramos (Hotfix Release)
# Fixed issue with DOCman 2.1 (a change had been made at the database level that caused the plugin to stop retrieving data correctly).
2.7.1 2015-03-14 / Omar Ramos
+ Added new feature for Submitting Files to Menu Items that have been manually created by users (using the DOCman "Submit Document" Menu Type).
! This is only used as a fallback feature in the case that the regular Submit File links won't be added automatically for a category.
2.7.0 2015-03-11 / Omar Ramos
# Fixed a bug where the jQuery Library wasn't being included correctly to support Delete operations properly in Joomla 2.5
+ Added keepalive behavior when logged into a page using DOCman List (this helps keep the session alive so you don't run into an "Invalid Cookie Token" error when trying to use the Delete button for a file.
2.7.0 2015-01-17 / Omar Ramos
! This is a minor point release where I integrated some custom work I had performed for a client.
+ Added a new Cart layout that can be used together with my mod_downloadqueue module (allows you to queue up multiple files for download when using DOCman List). (Option Keys: useCartLayout/useNestedCartLayout)
2.6.9 2014-12-23 / Omar Ramos
# Fixed SqueezeBox Conflict Issue (If a prior SqueezeBox/Modal had already been added to the page it overrides the plugin's version so I added a more foolproof way within the plugin output.
# Fixed Joomlatools kQuery include issue (looks like older versions of DOCman 2.0 may have had a koowa.kquery.js file which has been more recently renamed to koowa.jquery.js)
2.6.8 2014-12-15 / Omar Ramos
# Fixed Force Download Feature for Files (the URL parameter had changed from an underscore to using a dash: force-download)
+ Added ability to turn on Category Description Content Plugin processing
+ Added the Delete button capability in (DOCman 2.0 had changed the process so I needed to wait to know how to add it back in to the plugin)
+ Investigate if it is possible to show hits on the Documents now in DOCman 2.0 stable
+ Added Search Capability
+ Added modal link ability back in
+ Added "Copy to Clipboard" functionality option
2.6.7 2014-09-22 / Omar Ramos
# Needed to make an additional correction in the itemid.php class file (The Joomlatools Select Query format had changed and resulted in a PHP error)
2.6.6 2014-08-31 / Omar Ramos
! Needed to modify all calls to KService which is no longer usable with the DOCman 2.0 stable version.
! Additionally, some method names were changed, and/or completely removed

Want to see what other features DOCman List has? Check out the Features page! Want to see the plugin in action? Check out the DOCman List Plugin's Example page on our Demo Site (it's been newly updated with an example of the nestedtable layout) and our new DOCman List How to Video Series on Youtube!

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New 2.6.5 Version of DOCman File Listing with Joomla 2.5/3.2 Compatibility Released!

Written by Omar Ramos | Admin. Posted in DOCman File Listing Plugin

The 2.6.5 version I've just finished uploading to the Downloads page brings in some additional changes since DOCman 2.0 has reached greater stability in the past year and with the additional releases of Joomla 3.

This release works for both Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3.2+ and adds in new fixes and features in addition to all of the wonderful new functionality that was added in the first 2.6.0 release for DOCman 2.0.

This release contains some new options for hiding the Details Links and Category Names should you wish to do so and brings in some bug fixes for the Category Filtering feature.

More details on the new update are below (if you have questions about how to use the new features just visit the Contact page above!

Version 2.6.5 Changelog

Please note again that this release DOES NOT work with the older DOCman 1.6.x version since there were too many changes required to do so.

Note: Please install Customized System SEF Plugin

Update: For DOCman List 2.6.0 and newer I've optimized the layouts to not use as few inline styles as possible (really the only scenario where they'd be used now would be if you specified a custom width/height value using one of the configuration options, but none should be output by default anymore). During development of DOCman List 2.6.0 I spent a little time investigating what exactly is going on with the default System SEF Plugin that comes with Joomla and what I learned was that one Regular Expression used in the System SEF Plugin would get progressively slower if there were many inline styles present in the DOCman List output (even if they were empty). Once I started clearing these out, it helped reduce the negative impact the System SEF Plugin had so installing my custom System SEF Plugin shouldn't be as necessary anymore, but may still be needed in certain scenarios.

When using DOCman List there is a high probability that you will cause Joomla's default System SEF Plugin to break, because of the regular expressions and error handling it uses. This will result in a WSOD (White Screen of Death) with no apparent reason/cause. The solution is to download and install (FREE) the Updated System SEF Plugins (available for Joomla 1.5 and 1.7) from the Downloads area.

2.6.5 2014-03-01 / Omar Ramos
# Fixed issue with the Category Filtering Feature when "Hide Parent Category" was Turned On.
# Fixed the JavaScript for the regular (non-nested) layouts. Previously the Expand/Collapse functionality was being triggered even on Categories that did not have any files (so a Category would end up hiding the Category immediately beneath it, which wasn't correct)
# Fixed an issue where my DocmanRouterHelper::preloadCategoryPaths() method was being called statically even though it wasn't declared as a static method.
+ Added the ability to show/hide the Details Link (Option Keys: showDetailsLink/hideDetailsLink)
+ Added the ability to show/hide the Category Name (Option Keys: showCategoryName/hideCategoryName)
! Tweaked the way the new "Hide Expand Icons" feature works (now it hides the spacer as well so the Category Name lines up better with the file listing

2.6.4 2014-02-15 / Omar Ramos
+ Added the ability to show/hide the Category Folder icons (Option Keys: showCategoryIcons/hideCategoryIcons)
+ Added the ability to show/hide the Filetype Icons (Option Keys: showFiletypeIcons/hideFiletypeIcons)
+ Added the ability to show/hide the +/- Icons to Expand/Collapse the Categories (Option Keys: showExpandIcons/hideExpandIcons)
+ Added the ability to show direct category links to the right of the Category Title...this would be useful if you have Category Links turned off for regular users, but may want to show them for logged in users that have permission to upload (Option keys: showCategoryLinksToUsersWithPermissions, hideCategoryLinksToUsersWithPermissions)
+ Added the ability to use Forced Download Links at any time (Option Keys: useForcedDownloadLinks/useDefaultLinks)
+ Added a CSS fix to remove the Category block being highlighted if you click on it multiple times quickly to Expand/Collapse the hierarchy
! Modified the render method for the non-nested layouts so that categories with sub-categories would not be treated as "empty" ones (this fixed an issue where if you did not have any files yet, all categories would be hidden when showCollapsed was turned on).
# Fixed a bug in docmanlist.js that was triggered by trying to expand/collapse empty categories
# Fixed a bug in sorttable.js for Joomla 3 (the updated version of Mootools no longer has the $defined function but there's a simple correction that can be made to fix that)
! Added in code that allowed Joomla 2.5/3 code to be triggered (allowing us to go back to a single package for both versions).

2.6.3 2013-11-29 / Omar Ramos
# Fixed an issue detecting the primary DOCman menu item with newer RC versions of DOCman 2.0
# Fixed an issue detecting the proper DOCman storage folder when detecting file sizes (previously I had the default folder hard coded in)
+ Added in manual calls to make sure the Mootools Framework is included before adding in the DOCman List JavaScript (it seems on some sites now Mootools is no longer available so this addition is needed).

2.6.2 2013-07-10 / Omar Ramos
# Fixed an Issue with the "New" Label (I'm not longer using the default 7 Day setting within DOCman 2.0 and instead allow you to set the number of days you want files to be considered "New" in the plugin)
+ Added new "table_labels_in_columns" and "nestedtable_labels_in_columns" layouts which show the New, Edit, Download/Details, and Locked By columns in individual columns.

2.6.1 2013-07-04 / Omar Ramos
! Happy 4th of July :-)
# Just tested with DOCman 2.0 RC1 and noticed there was a Fatal Error due to a class name change for RC1. Added some code to detect this and do the right thing so the plugin can run on either the Beta or RC properly.

Want to see what other features DOCman List has? Check out the Features page! Want to see the plugin in action? Check out the DOCman List Plugin's Example page on our Demo Site (it's been newly updated with an example of the nestedtable layout) and our new DOCman List How to Video Series on Youtube!

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New 2.6.4 Version of DOCman File Listing with Joomla 3 Compatibility Released!

Written by Omar Ramos | Admin. Posted in DOCman File Listing Plugin

The 2.6.4 version I've just finished uploading to the Downloads page brings in some additional changes since DOCman 2.0 has reached greater stability in the past year and with the additional releases of Joomla 3.

This release is my first "official" release since version 2.6.0 was released in early 2013. It brings together a single release for versions both Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3.2+ and adds in new fixes and features in addition to all of the wonderful new functionality that was added in the first 2.6.0 release for DOCman 2.0.

More details on the new update are below (if you have questions about how to use the new features just visit the Contact page above!

Version 2.6.4 Changelog

Please note again that this release DOES NOT work with the older DOCman 1.6.x version since there were too many changes required to do so.

Note: Please install Customized System SEF Plugin

Update: For DOCman List 2.6.0 and newer I've optimized the layouts to not use as few inline styles as possible (really the only scenario where they'd be used now would be if you specified a custom width/height value using one of the configuration options, but none should be output by default anymore). During development of DOCman List 2.6.0 I spent a little time investigating what exactly is going on with the default System SEF Plugin that comes with Joomla and what I learned was that one Regular Expression used in the System SEF Plugin would get progressively slower if there were many inline styles present in the DOCman List output (even if they were empty). Once I started clearing these out, it helped reduce the negative impact the System SEF Plugin had so installing my custom System SEF Plugin shouldn't be as necessary anymore, but may still be needed in certain scenarios.

When using DOCman List there is a high probability that you will cause Joomla's default System SEF Plugin to break, because of the regular expressions and error handling it uses. This will result in a WSOD (White Screen of Death) with no apparent reason/cause. The solution is to download and install (FREE) the Updated System SEF Plugins (available for Joomla 1.5 and 1.7) from the Downloads area.

2.6.4 2014-02-15 / Omar Ramos
+ Added the ability to show/hide the Category Folder icons (Option Keys: showCategoryIcons/hideCategoryIcons)
+ Added the ability to show/hide the Filetype Icons (Option Keys: showFiletypeIcons/hideFiletypeIcons)
+ Added the ability to show/hide the +/- Icons to Expand/Collapse the Categories (Option Keys: showExpandIcons/hideExpandIcons)
+ Added the ability to show direct category links to the right of the Category Title...this would be useful if you have Category Links turned off for regular users, but may want to show them for logged in users that have permission to upload (Option keys: showCategoryLinksToUsersWithPermissions, hideCategoryLinksToUsersWithPermissions)
+ Added the ability to use Forced Download Links at any time (Option Keys: useForcedDownloadLinks/useDefaultLinks)
+ Added a CSS fix to remove the Category block being highlighted if you click on it multiple times quickly to Expand/Collapse the hierarchy
! Modified the render method for the non-nested layouts so that categories with sub-categories would not be treated as "empty" ones (this fixed an issue where if you did not have any files yet, all categories would be hidden when showCollapsed was turned on).
# Fixed a bug in docmanlist.js that was triggered by trying to expand/collapse empty categories
# Fixed a bug in sorttable.js for Joomla 3 (the updated version of Mootools no longer has the $defined function but there's a simple correction that can be made to fix that)
! Added in code that allowed Joomla 2.5/3 code to be triggered (allowing us to go back to a single package for both versions).

2.6.3 2013-11-29 / Omar Ramos
# Fixed an issue detecting the primary DOCman menu item with newer RC versions of DOCman 2.0
# Fixed an issue detecting the proper DOCman storage folder when detecting file sizes (previously I had the default folder hard coded in)
+ Added in manual calls to make sure the Mootools Framework is included before adding in the DOCman List JavaScript (it seems on some sites now Mootools is no longer available so this addition is needed).

2.6.2 2013-07-10 / Omar Ramos
# Fixed an Issue with the "New" Label (I'm not longer using the default 7 Day setting within DOCman 2.0 and instead allow you to set the number of days you want files to be considered "New" in the plugin)
+ Added new "table_labels_in_columns" and "nestedtable_labels_in_columns" layouts which show the New, Edit, Download/Details, and Locked By columns in individual columns.

2.6.1 2013-07-04 / Omar Ramos
! Happy 4th of July :-)
# Just tested with DOCman 2.0 RC1 and noticed there was a Fatal Error due to a class name change for RC1. Added some code to detect this and do the right thing so the plugin can run on either the Beta or RC properly.

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