OmniPlan for Mac 3.9

February 1, 2018

Requires macOS 10.12

OmniPlan 3.9 for Mac introduces the Project Summary Inspector, which provides quick access to values like your project’s total duration or cost. This release also includes enhancements to OmniPlan Pro’s Dashboard feature, like the ability to customize the visible timescale, as well as a wide range of bug and crash fixes.

  • Project Summary Inspector — The new Project Summary Inspector displays total project duration, effort, variance, completion %, and cost.
  • Dashboard — It is now possible to change the visible timescale for a Dashboard via the View options in the toolbar. Select a preset date range, or specify a custom range.
  • Dashboard — The Dashboard Project column is now resizable, allowing for longer project titles to be displayed. Hovering your cursor over a truncated project title also now reveals a tooltip with the full title.
  • Dashboard — Total project effort is now included in Project Stats.
  • Dashboard — The appearance of the Actual/Baseline schedule pop-up button in the Dashboard has been updated.
  • Help — OmniPlan’s Help content has been updated with explanations of the new functionality included in this release. A couple instances of out of date information and typos in the Help have also been corrected.
  • Inspector — Date options in Project Formats Inspector are now displayed in a more logical order.
  • Printing — Page Attribute options have been slightly rearranged in the Report printing dialogue.
  • Calendar View — All four corners of the Normal Hours/Extra & Off Hours controller in the Calendar View sidebar are now rounded.
  • Dashboard — A tooltip with project and task assignment information now reliably appears when hovering your cursor over resource allocation bars in the Dashboard window.
  • Dashboard — Resource list now opens full height after checking “Show Resources” in the Dashboard View Options.
  • Document Windows — Documents opened in multiple windows now re-open to correct state after they are closed.
  • Export — Fixed a bug that could cause missing date headers when exporting a project to PDF or TIFF.
  • Gantt — Off Hours schedule exceptions now display when View ▸ Non-Working Time ▸ Holidays is selected in the OmniPlan menu bar.
  • Leveling — Fixed a bug that could cause gaps in the project schedule when leveling in some specific scenarios.
  • Leveling — Addressed a bug that could cause resource assignments to appear wrong after leveling in some combinations of Resource & Resource Group assignments.
  • Localizations — “Sign Up for the Omni Newsletter” and “Intro Video” menu items are now localized.
  • Microsoft Project Export — Fixed a bug in OmniPlan’s Microsoft Project export tool that could cause cost information to export incorrectly.
  • Microsoft Project Import — Microsoft Project 2016 files no longer import with locked task dates.
  • Microsoft Project Import — Fixed a bug that could cause milestone dates to not import correctly from Microsoft Project files.
  • Monte Carlo Simulations — Monte Carlo Simulation reports now include best-case and worst-case cost values.
  • Network View — Fixed a bug that could cause unnecessary connections to draw in the Network Diagram.
  • Resource View — Addressed a bug that could cause icons in the Resource Type column to appear blurry on some displays.
  • Task Outline — Making a change in the Inspector no longer discards pending task title edits.
  • Stability — Fixed a crash that could occur when setting an end date earlier than a start date while working in Network View.
  • Stability — Addressed a crash that could occur when disconnecting an external display or enabling AirPlay to an AppleTV.

OmniPlan for Mac 3.8.1

November 14, 2017

Requires macOS 10.12

OmniPlan 3.8.1 is a minor update focused on bug fixes.

  • Outlines — Addressed a bug that could cause outline text to disappear or appear black.
  • PDF Export — Row background color is once again preserved when exporting outlines to PDF.

OmniPlan for Mac 3.8

November 1, 2017

Requires macOS 10.12

OmniPlan 3.8 for Mac introduces support for importing and exporting elapsed time values to and from Microsoft Project. This release also fixes numerous bugs and crashes.

OmniPlan 3.8 for Mac requires macOS 10.12.

  • Microsoft Project — OmniPlan now supports importing and exporting Microsoft Project elapsed time values.
  • Intro Video — OmniPlan now presents an introductory video the first time the application is launched.
  • Newsletter — Added a link to sign up for the Omni Newsletter to the OmniPlan Help menu.
  • Project Leveling — Leveling is now reset when project dates are switched from specific to undetermined.
  • Calendar View — Header text is no longer too crowded in the Calendar View.
  • Dashboards — Addressed a bug that caused resources to appear to be idle when they were not.
  • Export — Exporting an OmniGraffle file now creates a file with the appropriate canvas settings enabled.
  • Gantt View — Scrolling in the Gantt View with the Scheduling Influences popover visible no longer squishes explanation text.
  • Gantt View — Selecting “Hide Gantt” when the Inspector is visible now hides the Gantt chart completely.
  • Groups Tasks — Fixed a bug that could cause group tasks durations to temporarily stop recalculating.
  • Localizations — TouchBar labels are now fully localized.
  • Publish/Subscribe — Lead/lag time changes now properly update when a project is synced via a server repository.
  • Microsoft Project — Fixed various bugs related to OmniPlan’s Microsoft Project import/export support.
  • Network View — Network diagram now lays out properly when task nodes contain additional non-default variables.
  • Styles View — It is no longer possible to undo the completion of the default complete task.
  • Task Outline — Adjustments to the Title column width are now properly saved.
  • Task Outline — Empty white space now draws to the right when columns in the task outline are adjusted to be smaller than the width of the outline sidebar.
  • Violations — Undoing after leveling no longer creates bogus violations when tasks are assigned to a group which contains a resource that has less than 100% units.
  • Stability — Fixed a crash that could occur when hiding the project Gantt.
  • Stability — Adding a new task in the Network diagram no longer triggers a crash when there is a dependency loop in the project schedule.
  • Stability — Fixed a crash that could occur in the Styles View if undo is used while editing a template task’s name.
  • Stability — Fixed a crash that could occur when leveling some projects.
  • Stability — Addressed a bug that could cause the TouchBar to get into a state that would trigger a crash.
  • Stability — Deleting the duration value in the leveling dialogue no longer triggers a crash.
  • Stability — Fixed a crash that could occur when reopening a file saved in the Styles View.

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OmniPlan for Mac 3.7.3

September 25, 2017

Requires OS X 10.11

OmniPlan 3.7.3 for Mac is a minor update intended to address compatibility issues with macOS 10.13 High Sierra.

  • About — Restored missing App icon in the About panel.
  • Calendar View — Fixed a High Sierra compatibility issue that could cause only Monday to be displayed in Calendar View.

OmniPlan for Mac 3.7.2

May 18, 2017

Requires OS X 10.11

OmniPlan 3.7.2 is a minor update focused on bug fixes.

  • Filtering — Fixed a bug that could prevent filters from saving values for effort, duration, and variance.
  • Filtering — OmniPlan no longer allows attempting to sort a filtered flat list.
  • Import — Tasks imported from .ooutline files now import in the correct order.
  • Inspectors — Restored “0” place holder value to lead/lag field.
  • Localizations — The in-app Help is once again localized.
  • Microsoft Project Import — Fixed a regression in our Microsoft Project import tool that could cause some .mpp files to fail to import.
  • Localizations — Dashboards are fully localized again.
  • Network View — Fixed a bug that caused some variables not to update correctly in Network view.
  • Performance — Improved Inspector performance when switching between tasks in a large OmniPlan project.
  • Resources — OmniPlan now cleans up references to resources that no longer exist in a file (these references could cause OmniPlan to hang or crash).
  • Scheduling — Resource leveling no longer ignores project non-working days.
  • Scheduling — Tasks now immediately reschedule to a resource’s next working period after a resource is assigned.
  • Scheduling — “Resources Work Independently” once again correctly respects earliest resource availability.
  • Task Cost — Fixed a bug that caused OmniPlan to fail to read task cost for tasks with fixed durations.
  • Stability — Attempting to edit a value in the read-only Hierarchical Title column no longer triggers a crash.
  • Stability — Fixed a crash that could occur when attempting to undo leveling.
  • Stability — Addressed a crash computing critical path when a schedule recursion is encountered in projects that share resource loads.
  • Stability — Fixed a bug that could cause OmniPlan to crash when opening a file with external dependencies.
  • Stability — Selecting “Add Dependent” in the contextual menu no longer triggers a crash.
  • Stability — Fixed a crash that could occur when outdenting a task that is part of a dependency loop.
  • Stability — Fixed a bug that could cause OmniPlan to crash when using Help > Contact Omni to send in an anonymized file.