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    Feature Request?

    Would it be possible for DJOA to support fonts, font sizes, font colors, etc. in the notes field for contacts and calendar items synchronized from Outlook with Companion Link?

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    DejaJeff, I'll put this on the list for CL-8.

    Historically the problem is this. Font/Bold/Formatting on an Android and iPhone is done using HTML format. Outlook uses the older RTF formatting. So to synchronize, one needs an HTML to RTF converter. My fear has been that anything short of a full conversion will cause lost data.

    Currently we have set Android/iPhone and Outlook to give us the plain text version.

    We are planning on releasing CompanionLink 8 in the fall. This version will drop support for Outlook lower than OL2007, and Windows versions lower than Windows 7. This should resolve the need to format RTF instead of HTML. Also we will probably move DejaOffice to only run on Gingerbread or higher, because it it too hard to support the older OS and also Android N and Android O functions.

    Look for something in the fall on this.

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    Thanks for the update, as well as the notification about dropping support for OL2003. I have a unique situation where I will need to stay with OL2003 for a while, so I will plan any upgrade of CL / DJOA prior to the new versions.

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    I hope that for any legacy phone users you will make sure that a stable version of DJO is still available from your website in same way that you can download earlier versions of CL.
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    Motorola Moto G5 Android 7.0
    DJO 4.3.6 (1005) Companionlink 7 (7046)
    ACT 16
    USB Sync
    Syncs to Android Contacts App only

    Tesco Hudl2 (Android 5.1)
    DJO 4.3.6(1002)
    WiFiSync
    Syncs to Android Contacts App only

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    We feature not only stable versions but unstable ones also ;-)

    All old versions can be found here:

    https://www.dejaoffice.com/androidapp/releasenotes.html

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    That's going to hear as some people are not on the phone update treadmill or have reasons to stick with older devices.
    Cecil

    Motorola Moto G5 Android 7.0
    DJO 4.3.6 (1005) Companionlink 7 (7046)
    ACT 16
    USB Sync
    Syncs to Android Contacts App only

    Tesco Hudl2 (Android 5.1)
    DJO 4.3.6(1002)
    WiFiSync
    Syncs to Android Contacts App only

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    Our products would not be commercially viable if we don't stay on top of the new OS versions. The decision is with Google in creating Android. They are in control over what is upward compatible.

    However, you can always use an older version, since we are one of the few App vendors that host older versions.

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    Ignoring my previous comments I have just updated my phone!!

    I have always found your support to be excellent. I appreciate the difficulty of working in the Android environment with so many phone suppliers tweaking the Android system and older phones not getting updates.

    Keep up the good work
    Last edited by Cecil; 08-27-2017 at 06:36 AM.
    Cecil

    Motorola Moto G5 Android 7.0
    DJO 4.3.6 (1005) Companionlink 7 (7046)
    ACT 16
    USB Sync
    Syncs to Android Contacts App only

    Tesco Hudl2 (Android 5.1)
    DJO 4.3.6(1002)
    WiFiSync
    Syncs to Android Contacts App only

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