New Features

June 2020


Name specific versions of in your revision history for quick reference should you have the need to revert back to a previous version or create a new document from the version. Click the three dots and select "name this version" next to the version you want to name.
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Lucidpress enables admins to divide users into more manageable chunks, or “groups”. You can assign group admins specific to groups and assign group license allotments.

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Allow your viewers to explore an interactive map of your real estate property directly within published documents.

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To set up image paths in your Google Sheet, create a column with this name in your Sheet: externalImageUrls

In addition, make sure to fufill these requirements:
  • have the full path starting with http://
  • comma-delimit multiple values

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May 2020

Allow your viewers to view Facebook videos directly within published documents.

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Allow users to generate links for account-only document sharing

Configure restriction to always be in place via your collaboration team settings

Indicate org specific sharing via the dropdown menu in the share by link section. This will allow only those in your organization who click on the link to access the document.
 

April 2020

Lucidpress has a new look in the editor!
Now when you delete a user and transfer files, it will also transfer the images that the user uploaded.
 

March 2020

Images uploaded with your InDesign import will retain their names when added to the image manager.
Link one or more Digital asset management (DAM) systems directly to your Lucidpress account which will allow you to easily import your DAM image catalog and folder structure. If you are interested in this feature, contact your CSM for pricing. Learn more.
Give specific users the ability to manage the DAM API connection.
 

February 2020

Have you noticed some differences in colors and our logo? We have done some rebranding of our own. See our brand guide.
Lucidpress will show a distinct Update Templates page in the Templates tab that displays a list view of all Brand Templates that are missing images. This page appears only if there are Brand Templates that are missing images, and it is visible to the account owner and template admins only. Learn more.
 

November 2019

Directly link your creations to Mailchimp through the new create campaign button. Learn how to enable which integrations your users have access to. Click here for more details on creating a campaign for Mailchimp through Lucidpress.
Through the new team settings panel, you can choose the default metric system among other things such as what views in the platform your users have access to.
 

October 2019

With MLS property listings, you can now change the view mode from a sheet to a tile view which will allow you to navigate and select your listings more easily.
 

September 2019

When a data item is selected in your document and you click "images", the images will auto-populate from your data source 
Place multiple filters with your data source to find the exact data you need. Filter by numeric or qualitative data.  
Allow only certain users to see data items from your data source. Do this by creating a column called "User Data Restrictions" and put the emails of the users who can access the data separated by a semicolon.
Use this role to specify approval process admins. Specifically, approval admins can review and approve documents submitted by users if approval process is enabled.
Organizing your images is now easier with an easy to access button to create folders 
Access and edit your profile and logo images in an easy to find place within the image manager 
 

August 2019

Download a tagged PDF for use with assistive technologies like screen readers. Find out more here!
Select a folder where you want to save your document.
 

July 2019

Manage whether your users can see the smart check flow when they download documents.
When converting multiple documents to brand templates, you can quickly scroll through each brand template and assign filters and sharing, or you can apply all sharing and filters at once to all of your selected documents.
Have more control over your document by turning on a document-wide setting that disables creating and deleting pages.
 

June 2019

Access free stock photos right from the Lucidpress editor with our new Unsplash integration. Unsplash has a huge library of professional stock images. Learn how to add the Unsplash integration to your account for you and your users.
Increase the security of your document by sharing a one-time access link to your documents.
When you download, you can check to see if you are meeting standards for bleed, safe areas, high-resolution images, and CYMK/RGB color compliance.

Page Bleeds/Safe Area
Lucidpress will put a bleed area on your document and have you check the safe area to ensure content doesn't get cut off. Bleeds are important if you want the content running to the edge of the page and not have a white border.

Image resolution
If you have a low resolution image, Lucidpress will have a step for you to check and give you the option to resize or replace the image before continuing

CMYK/RGB colors
If you have multiple color types on your document, Lucidpress will let you know so you can watch out for consistency.
Quickly access and find your favorite documents or templates by adding a star on them.
 

May 2019

With more sizes to choose from, you can resize your document to meet a specific size for a print and ship product or a social media post.
The user will have the ability to add/edit locking and convert documents to brand templates. This privilege is mostly used when Team Admins need help creating and editing templates. Other than that, Template Admins will still be subject to the approval process.
If you have a Business subscription, you can now customize Lucidpress even more. Not only can you add your favicon (a 24x24 logo mark) to the top-left corner of Lucidpress, but you can add your full logo to be displayed in the top-right corner as well.

To upload your logo, you must be an admin. Navigate to the "Brand Assets" tab on the left and go to "Settings". For best results, we recommend resizing your logo to 120x40 pixels, then uploading it to the "Logo" section.
 

April 2019

If you have a Team or Business subscription, you now have more options than ever for your default text styles. You can add as many default text styles as you want. You can also adjust the font color, line spacing, all caps, and more.

To add or edit your default text styles, click the "Brand Assets" tab, then go to "Default Text Styles". Note: only admins can make changes to the styles.

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March 2019

On the left panel, you can now add a rhombus shape to your document. You can also adjust the angle of the two ends.

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If you have multiple text boxes that have the same formatting, you can now quickly copy a style and paste it to a new text box.

Step 1: Format the style of your text box. Once you have it like you want, click the paintbrush tool on the top menu. You can also double-click on the paintbrush to keep it selected.

Step 2: Click on another text box. Notice how it will transfer the same formatting and style from the first text box.

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With Data Automation, you can connect data from a Google Sheet, an MLS, or an XML feed to Lucidpress. For example, if you have an employee directory built on a Google Sheet, you can merge the data into Lucidpress. Each column header (person's name, email, department, etc.) can then be added as a smart field to your documents. You can then swap between employees and have their information automatically pull from the Google Sheet in seconds!

Learn more here.
 
If you have a Business subscription, you can now disable InDesign imports for your general users. The option to import from InDesign will remain available for your admins.

To find this setting, click the "Brand Assets" tab and go to "Settings".

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Feb. 2019

Creating copies of your documents is now easier than ever. Simply select the document(s) and right click to copy. Copied items will be stored in your clipboard until you right click to paste them in a new location.
Access our new print catalog that offers a quick & easy way to see what we offer and estimate how much your printed documents would cost. Go here to access it: https://www.lucidpress.com/pages/print
Enjoy Lucidpress even more by being able to find exactly where everything is. Simply click the feature find button in the top right corner of Lucidpress and a search box will appear. As you type, results will automatically be generated and a blue arrow will show you where to find the feature you are looking for. Feature find will also provide an option to search in the help center for more in-depth directions.
 

Jan. 2019

Create mutliple guides for multiple pages.
 

Dec. 2018

With a new print flow, you can now visualize what your print will look like and make small changes before you order.
See more information on printing
 

Nov. 2018

Lucidpress has outgrown the Classic interface and is taking a brilliant leap forward with a new Platform design. Access to the Platform Beta will be enabled on December 10th, and we encourage you to take a look around! If you like what you see, feel free to extend access to the users on your team; they will be able to switch back and forth between Classic and Beta for at least 3 months while we collect feedback and polish the Beta.
Learn more about the changes here
All Admins now have the ability to customize what they want locked
 

Sept. 2018

Everything is now easier to navigate- including: darker tabs and cleaner looks!

There is now more room to move around! Similar to Photoshop or Indesign, you can pan around the editor so that you can move around your document easier when editing.

Everything has been updated to a JavaScript code called, Angular. Angular provides many benefits that helps things move and operate smoothly and that will improve the speed and efficiency while you edit in Lucidpress. Click here for summary of the benefits Angular offers

 

Aug. 2018

You can now send direct mail to specific locations and demographics. USADATA automatically filters the information you need to indicate the specifics of your target audience in the the area that you select.

 

The Lucidpress Customer Success team designed new courses to assist with the onboarding process where you and your users can discover all of the features Lucidpress has to offer. Better yet, these courses are tailored for your specific user role. If you are an admin looking to create templates, we have you covered. If you are a user within a Business account and want to know how to work with the locking restrictions placed on your documents, you can learn it all here.

Along with the many other field options available with Lucidpress data automation, you can import your MLS data for room dimensions.

"Notes" is a new collaboration feature that you can use with your templates. Say you want to include instructions on your template when your users go to generate a document. Any notes you place on specific objects or text will remain. This can be super helpful to give users specific instructions without having to email them!

 

July 2018

You can now disable the new document button and prevent your users from going off brand and creating their own material. Using this feature will restrict your users to only create documents from your existing templates.

As an admin, you can control whether or not your team can use colors that are off brand. Make sure to set your brand colors in the Admin > Brand Management section before turning on this setting. This ensures that your team has access to all your brand colors (be sure to include black and white as well).

Make it so that only your brand fonts can be used in your documents

No longer will your contacts need to open your published document in Lucidpress to click on your links. They can click on the links right within the email itself!

 

June 2018

Does your organization use Constant Contact? Now you can create your email and campaign within Lucidpress. After creating your campaign, your HTML code will seamlessly be uploaded to Constant Contact.

 

May 2018

Does your organization use Constant Contact? Now you can create your email and campaign within Lucidpress. After creating your campaign, your HTML code will seamlessly be uploaded to Constant Contact.

Print and Ship has been improved and expanded! Three more products are now available to order: 24x26 inch A-Frame Posters with stands, 11x17 inch Posters, and 120# cover weight stock flyers.

Team and Business accounts can now set a default bleed and default color profiles to ensure that all of their users create great, print-ready content without having to even think about. page bleeds or color profiles.

 

April 2018

Team and Business accounts can now set a default bleed and default color profiles to ensure that all of their users create great, print-ready content without having to even think about. page bleeds or color profiles.

It is now possible to download individual images from within Lucidpress onto your computer. To do this, find the image thumbnail in the image manager, right-click or click the three dots in the bottom right-hand corner, and select “Download Image.”

With the new direct mail feature, it is now possible to send mail in bulk to multiple addresses directly from Lucidpress. Simply create a new Lucidpress document, upload a CSV of addresses, and order prints. The prints will be mailed out to all the addresses in the CSV.

 

Mar. 2018

Two new fields have been added to the Smart Field options: Agent Number and Home Office.

 

Feb. 2018

An "Account" button has been added to the header of the documents page through which you can directly access your account settings.

The UI of the brand management panel has been updated. Click on the tabs to the left to navigate its different sections. See the Brand Management article for more information.

A documents publication manager has been added to the documents page where you can see and manage your published documents. To open, click "Document Publications" in the folder manager.

Click the paper clip to copy the URL of your published document, the pen to open the document in the editor, and the trash icon to permanently delete the published document.

You can now populate smart fields with images. To do so, go to Insert > Smart Fields > Account > Logo/Profile Image.

 
 
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