PowerTools Core - Bug Fixes
Version 22.9.1.3 - Released 09/15/2022
  • Corrected issue where editing a field in a rule would cause duplicate fields to be created.

Loan Comparison Tool
Version 22.9.1.0 – Released 09/15/2022
  • Added a "Confirm All" button that will confirm all changes to columns for that scenario.
  • Added the ability to pick a custom color to highlight changes.

USPS Verification
Version 22.9.1.0 – Released 09/15/2022
  • Added access to trigger the logic to run from outside the form with [CX.LT.USPS.RUN] = "Y"

PowerTools Core - Bug Fixes
Version 22.9.1.2 - Released 09/08/2022
  • Fixed issues with the CSV Importer and Input Form Set Management tools.

PowerTools Core - Major Release
Version 22.7.1.13 - Released 09/01/2022
  • Improved overall internal workings and reduce plugin load time by over 80%.
  • Improved design will also reduce the number of external calls to CDOs.
  • Corrected issue with Current User fields when user is in limited access mode.
  • Corrected issue with progress bar when clicking “Check for product updates".
  • Improved logging efficiency and accuracy.
  • Redesigned structure to prepare for future web based products.

FEMA Disaster Search - Hot Fix
Version 22.9.2.0 – Released 09/01/2022
  • Improved process for exporting PDF results to eFolder for speed and accuracy. 
  • Name of report updated in eFolder.
  • Improved error handling and visibility to the end user.

FEMA Disaster Search
Version 22.9.1.0 – Released 08/25/2022
  • The plugin has been updated to use a new API using ZIP code to acquire the FIPS county code for more accurate results.
  • Admin Settings have been added to the form to allow for the renaming of the efolder document that the results will be uploaded to.  We have also added the option to turn off the pdf upload.

Activity Log
Version 22.8.1.0 – Released 08/05/2022
  • It has been updated to archive existing activity log files in the CDO into a single zipped file. It has also been updated to create and use one log file per a quarter moving forward.

FEMA Disaster Search
Version 22.7.9.0 – Released 07/27/2022
  • The plugin has been updated to correctly format parameters as required for recent changes FEMA made to their API's.

Loan Comparison Tool
Version 22.7.16.0 – Released 07/21/2022
  • The tool has been updated to fix the placement of the Confirm Changes button.

USPS Verification
Version 22.7.1.0 – Released 07/14/2022
  • USPS has been updated to allow for a Super Admin to choose where the USPS receipt is stored in the eFolder. This setting can be found on the form in the Admin settings. 

FEMA Disaster Tool
Version 22.7.8.0 – Released 07/14/2022
  • The plugin has been updated to ensure better compatibility with changes made to the FEMA API.

FFIEC Lookup
Version 22.7.1.0 – Released 07/14/2022
  • The FFIEC form has been updated to pull all available values from the FFIEC API.  The form has also been updated to include a table of this data.

Home Counselor Plugin
Version 22.6.28.0 - Released 06/27/2022
  • Hotfix to HUD calls

USPS Plugin
Version 22.5.17.00 - Released 05/16/2022
  • Bug fix for error presenting due to no selection being made in the new admin settings.  If no option selected, by default 9 digits is used for the zip code.

Loan Folder Move
Version 22.5.12.0 - Released 05/12/2022
  • Updated code to be agnostic to Persona access to loan folders.

Conversation Log
Version 22.5.10.0 - Released 05/12/2022 
  • Minor Bug Fixes
  • Refactored to remove dependencies on ICE libraries

USPS Plugin
Version 22.5.12.00 - Released 05/12/2022
  • Form and codebase have been updated to allow users to choose between five and nine digits for the zip code.  These settings are only accessible to a Super admin on the form.

FEMA Plugin
 Version 22.05.10.00 - Released 05/12/2022
  • Corrected bug that where the plugin would not find currently active Disasters
Loan Comparison
VERSION 22.4.21.0 Major Update - Released 04/21/2022 
  • The form has been overhauled for speed as well as better handling of multiple scenarios and columns.  
  • Flag Field logic has updated to properly update when the scenarios filters have been met

FFIEC Plugin
Version 22.4.7.0 Update - Released 04/07/2022
  • Updated code to match Location data to Census data when it is not available for the current year
  • added MSA estimated income to form.

MERS Automation
VERSION 22.4.1.0 UPDATE - Released 04/07/2022  
  •     Bug Fixes, Performance enhancements
  •     Removed unused functions
  •     Updated Address Parsing Engine: Only street address (Field 11) is parsed and will not alter/change data in any way.
  • Per your company policy, you may need to whitelist the following domain:

LockSmith
VERSION 22.3.24.0 UPDATE - Released 03/24/2022
  • Updated Email settings to use SMTP settings if available.
  • Dynamically locates button to not overlap other features

MERS Automation
VERSION 22.3.1.4 UPDATE - Released 03/24/2022
  • Updated Registration to include _StreetType designator
  • Address Parsing Engine updated to correctly breakout directional points, street name, and street type now map; now being sent to MERS and registering correctly.
FFIEC Plugin
VERSION 2022.3.1.0 UPDATE - Released 03/18/2022
  • Now will use previous year’s census and geo data if current year is unavailable.
  • Address validation added
MersAutomation
VERSION 22.2.24.6 UPDATE - Released 03/03/2022
  • Update to include list of 2022 USPS street Suffixes
FEMA Plugin
VERSION 22.02.23.0 UPDATE - Released 02/25/2022
  • An update was made to always produce a document in the efolder regardless of recent disasters.
Loan Comparison Tool
VERSION 21.5.114 UPDATE - Released 02/07/2022
  • An issue was resolved with Custom fields flags not updating correctly when the changes were cleared.  This has now been resolved.
LOCKSMITH 
VERSION 21.1.0.2 UPDATE - Released 11/29/2021
  • Plugin was no longer visible in newer version of Encompass. This update fixed that.
VERSION 21.8.1.0 Major Release - Released 8/8/2021
  • Security and technical patches that will make PowerTools fail gracefully behind the scenes if a server goes offline. It will now not have any impact on your operations.
  • Email server and settings patches - You can now save SMTP server settings properly in PowerTools and plugins that send emails will use those settings.
  • Loan closing counts that are sent to LTK for billing purposes on the upper tiers has been fixed to be more flexible with what fields your company uses to determine Funding counts.
  • LTK USPS Plugin - Added the ability to only have the 5 digit zip code returned or the 9 digit zip code returned. Requires updating USPS and a USPS settings file.
  • PowerTools Core - Fixed UI dimension issue
  • PowerTools Core - Fixed update product dialogue so it will only appear once when there is an update and not every time you open PowerTools.
  • Update volume calculations for Enterprise clients
VERSION 21.6.1.0 Major Release - Released 6/12/2021
  • LTK AutoPrint Plugin is finally here and is part of the Optimized Tier! Setup business rules to automatically print any standard or custom Encompass form to the eFolder!
  • FEMA Plugin - FEMA recently updated their API that caused it not to work for some Encompass users. LTK decided to proxy the FEMA API so the plugin would still work for everyone.
  • FEMA Plugin - Added feature where form will not print to eFolder if it has already been printed and there aren't any new results.
  • FEMA Plugin - We now check to make sure your company has the correct permissions to add to the FEMA results to the eFolder.
  • USPS  Plugin - We now check to make sure your company has the correct permissions to add to the eFolder
VERSION 21.4.9.0 Minor Release - Released 4/28/2021

  • AutoAssign Lite - The priority of rules has been optimized.
  • PowerTools Core - Minor UI additions
  • PowerTools Core - Improved loading speed
  • PowerTools Core - Updated Copy on Popup Messages
  • PowerTools Core - Added Release Notes link to Help menu
  • PowerTools Core - Suppressed popup messages for "behind the scenes" user accounts.
VERSION 21.4.1.0 - Released 4/5/2021

  • Added New Product: AutoAssign Light to Expert Tier
  • Added URLA Fields to Products
  • Added Zipcode Location API
  • UI Enhancements
  • Expanded MERS Automation to support subservicers
  • Expanded USPS Plugin to include additional fields in the PDF
  • Updated Loan Monitor so you can limit who sees it
  • PowerTools menu placement optimized
  • Updated Admin Utilities so illegal characters in data templates won't cause the templates to not export
  • Expanded documentation of tools to show what custom dependencies are added to Encompass (custom fields, CDOs, input forms, etc)
  • USPS Tool - Added functionality for 2020 URLA fields. Prior version did not support 2020 URLA fields. Applications marked as 2020 URLA will map the street address to URLA.X73-URLA.X75.
  • USPS Tool - Added plugin. The new plugin will run address validation based on a change to a new custom field, CX.LT.USPS.RUN. 
  • USPS Tool - Fixed bug that capitalized compass coordinates inside words (Example: Switzer Way would be outputted as SWitzer Way because it thinks SW is "Southwest". This no longer happens)

VERSION 21.1.1.0 - Released 1/3/2021

  • Added New Product: Locksmith to Expert Tier
  • Added New Product: Loan Comparison Tool to Optimized Tier
  • Fixed bug that made registration form disappear when it didn't get filled out
  • Updated the USPS plugin to include all 9 characters of a zip code
  • Added Enterprise tier

VERSION 20.11.1.1 - Released 11/1/2020
  • Setup which folder you want to sum loans together for counts in the settings so you'll have custom defined statistics on your dashboard
  • Made the FEMA plugin free
  • Fixed the Audit log duplicates
  • Bug Fixes around contracts and individual licensing
  • Update Home Counseling Plugin to work better in remote areas
  • Added eDisclosure Button and Help Docs
VERSION 20.8.1.0 - Released 8/4/2020
  • Contract level will now check each time a super admin logins
VERSION 20.7.2.3 - Released 7/18/2020

  • Fixed problem where "Encompass->LTK PowerTools..." would not appear if you had another third party product installed
  • Added eDisclosure Automation Plugin to Optimized Tier 
  • Updates will now apply to anyone, no matter their contractual tier level

VERSION 20.7.1.0 - Released 7/2/2020

Notes:
  • Added Loan Comparison Tool in Optimized Tier
  • Added FEMA Disaster Search Tool to Optimized Tier
  • Added USPS Address Validation to Free Tier
  • Added Audit Log Tool to Expert Tier
  • Added Loan Debugger Pro to Expert Tier
  • Removed original Loan Debugger
  • Removed Audit Field tool in lieu of the Audit Log tool
  • Added Mace Innovations as an official partner
  • Added your contract tier as the subtitle
  • Added link to help docs for loan folder mover so you can see how to write business rules around it
  • Added more advanced access permissions in the settings so you can set what user or persona has access to PowerTools.
  • If a user does not have access to Power Tools and you have Loan Debugger or Loan Monitor turned on, the directories used by these tools will not auto-create, and thus they will not see them.
  • The packages screen was redone to better reflect our package tiers.
  • A support button was added to the header.
  • Updates will only apply if you are within the correct contractual tier and your contract has not expired.
  • Updated Admin Utilities plugin so when you export Fee Management Report (Mavent), it will include Section PC and the UCD Mapped Name.
  • Fixed loan counts on dashboard so it will include every folder with the name "Prospect" in it (for prospect counts), every folder that contains the word "Pipeline" for Pipeline counts, and every folder that contains the word "Complete" for the Completed count. Previously it only counted the first folder. Note: It will only show the counts that the current user has access to.
  • Patched the Custom Actions plugin so it will work with Encompass 20.1
  • Fixed Home Counselor tool so it doesn't product an error when the PowerTools settings file is missing.

VERSION 20.0.0.0

Notes:
  • Critical Update: Updated Custom Actions plugin so it will work in Encompass 20.1. Note: You must update this plugin if you have it or you may receive errors when you save your loan in Encompass 20.1.
  • Suppressed non-critical popups and added them to the log instead
  • Added Basic BI numbers to dashboard
  • Made logging more verbose
  • Made log exportable as either a text file, CSV file, or Excel file
  • Added help menu
  • Added Append-It
  • Added Update-It
  • Added Template Field Trigger plugin
  • Updated Code Wizard to work with new version of Encompass
  • Updated Biz Rule Analyzer to work with new version of Encompass
  • Updated UI
  • FFIEC Form - Updated layout and how it receives information.
  • Home Counselor plugin - Updated agency types that are queries and it will now spell out the services and languages for each agency instead of using abbreviations.

VERSION 19.9.0.0

Notes:
  • Critical update - when products get turned "OFF", the dependencies related to that product will be removed from your Encompass system. NOTE: If you have turned a product ON and then turned it OFF in the past, the product dependencies will still be in your system. It is recommended an admin go into the PowerTools settings and turn those products back on and then back off again to ensure all dependencies get removed.
  • Help Links update
  • Support email updated
  • Support docs have been updated
  • Loan Folder Mover has been updated with some fixes if loan files won't move for some users.

VERSION 19.7.2.0

Notes:
  • MERS Automation - You can now install the MERS Automation plugin directly from PowerTools
  • MERS Automation - Plugin now supports registering to multiple MERS ORG IDs
  • Plugin files that require a settings file will now have the file installed automatically and users will no longer get the popup error that says "Settings file missing"
  • Link to help documents added to main menu
  • Support email address added to main menu
  • Minor UI fixes
VERSION 19.7.1.0

Notes:
  • Added "Export Data Templates" to Admin Utilities. This will export the fields ID's used in each data template in CSV format.
  • Rebranded interface and logging to "PowerTools"
  • Fixed "Hide Power Tools from Non-Admin" setting from not staying checked
  • Fixed "Show Debug Log" setting from not staying checked
  • Optimized product updates
  • Optimized licensing validation checks
  • Decreased popup alert messages
  • Added progress bar during updates
  • Home Counseling - Improved Home Counseling plugin to expand search when less than 10 results are found, starting at a 50 mile radius and increasing by 50 miles each time less than 10 results are found.
  • Loan Folder Mover - Added a fail safe if the loan doesn't move on loan close, it will try again on loan open. Note: some users have reported the loan not moving. This happens on large loan files if any data is dropped during the move.


VERSION 19.6.0.2

Notes:
  • Fixed license registration issue with some individual PowerTools
  • Added check for updates buttons to admin settings
  • Fixed bug causing the Ready for Shipping button to direct to the FieldExplorerPro input form
  • Added input validation to API Settings
  • Added dialog prompting user to save or discard changes to admin settings


VERSION 19.5.1.2

Notes:
  • Added link to view release notes
  • Synced installed version of ToolShed and PowerTool products to database


VERSION 19.5.1.0

Notes:
  • Major UI changes
  • Added PowerTools
  • Added PowerTool Tiers
  • Custom Actions Power Tool added – trigger business rules to run off loan open, loan save, and loan close by using CX.LOAN.SAVE, CX.LOAN.OPEN, and CX.LOAN.CLOSE as trigger fields (requires Custom Actions Power Tool in the Expert tier to be enabled)
  • License validation caching – once licenses are validated, they are cached for 1 day so validation requests don’t go out for each user all the time.
  • Individual product updates – The version of each PowerTool is now checked when the licenses are validated and if there is a new version of any tool, super admins are asked if they would like to deploy the update.
  • Encompass API Mode has been added – activate this in the settings and products that have an API integration will use that instead of the SDK.
  • Improved speed – common processes are now handled asynchronously.
  • Popup messages no longer display to all users when an update is available. Super admins will be the only users receiving the popup messages.
  • Minor bug fixes