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Create specific applications in Plone without developing. Created by Makina Corpus.

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The Plomino package has been renamed Products.CMFPlomino Please update your buildout eggs section.

Note: This egg is empty, it just declares a dependency to Products.CMFPlomino (so buildout searching for ‘Plomino’ gets the accurate egg).


Plomino is a powerful and flexible web-based application builder for Plone.





1.13.4 (2012-03-26)

  • Empty ‘Plomino’ egg after renaming to ‘Products.CMFPlomino’

1.13.3 (2012-03-06)

  • JSON API improvements

1.13.2 (2012-02-16)

  • Add JSON utils: json_dumps and json_loads

  • Add CSS class containing the element id on the Plomino element portlet

1.13.1 (2012-01-11)

  • Fix agent security when running as owner

  • New content-type addable in PlominoForm: PlominoCache, to indicate cache fragments

  • Fix exportCSV and exportXLS for views

  • Fix OpenDatabase when doc counting is active

1.13 (2011-11-30)

  • onOpenView event

  • getCache and setCache which use plone.memoize to cache data

  • getRequestCache and setRequestCache to cache data into the request

  • Allow keyword args for agent __call__

1.12.1 (2011-10-07)

  • fix transform exceptions in attached file indexing

  • fix editor permissions to allow file attachment deletion

1.12 (2011-10-03)

  • fix reader access control on getfile

  • add cgi_escape to utils

  • create plomino_workflow and fix permissions

  • integrate support to enable asynchronous agent execution and asynchronous refreshdb

  • allow to run agent as current user or as owner

  • don’t use File for everything in /resources/; use Script (Python) for script libraries

1.11 (2011-09-12)

  • use onSave returned value to redirect to url after save

  • getAllDocuments() returns PlominoDocuments (and not brains anymore, unless getObject=False)

  • various fixes

1.10.4 (2011-08-03)

  • (for Plone 4 only) use MailHost.send instead of secureSend

  • fix document portal indexation behaviour

  • fix permission issues with Document id formula

  • fix Mandatory field checking with File attachments fields

1.10.3 (2011-07-19)

  • i18n fixes

  • fix translation method

  • display rendered values in datagrid in edit mode

1.10.2 (2011-07-12)

  • Only use Unicode in the Plomino index,

  • Fix ConflictError issue: avoid writing annotations in fields objects constantly,

  • Plone 4.1 compliancy fixes.

1.10.1 (2011-06-29)

  • Plone 3 compliancy (broken after Plone 4.1 compliancy)

1.10 (2011-06-26)

  • Plone 4.1 compliancy (2011-05-27)

  • Fix applyHideWhen behaviour to avoid meaningless errors when applyHideWhen is not used for actual rendering.

1.9.8 (2011-05-26)

  • Enable Plomino documents in sitemap

  • Use Plomino_SearchableText field in search form to match SearchableText

  • Display design tree into the design portlet

  • Fix processImportAPI separator

  • Support field validation at submit time in datagrid popup forms

  • Fix behaviour with hidden fields passed as param in request

  • Update french translation

1.9.7 (2011-05-05)

  • Fix resources import/export

  • Fix dynamic view for IE<9 compliancy

  • Fix conflicts with Collage

  • Update french translation

1.9.6 (2011-04-20)

  • enable JQuery UI theme support in datatables

  • load accordions content on click if url provided

  • external utils pluggin mechanism

  • refreshdb improvements

1.9.5 (2011-03-25)

  • fix richtext field bug with Products.TinyMCE 1.1.8 (a commit was missing in 1.9.4)

1.9.4 (2011-03-24)

  • isDocument method in PlominoUtils to test if context is a document

  • fix categorized dynamic view (when column contains multivalues)

  • fix richtext field bug with Products.TinyMCE 1.1.8

1.9.3 (2011-03-09)

  • File handling fixes

  • onSearch event (for Search forms)

1.9.2 (2011-02-21)

  • Fix view generation

  • Allow Plomino designers to manage Plomino element portlets

1.9.1 (2011-02-17)

  • Fix import/export encoding problems

  • Fix error traceback pop-up rendering


  • Document id formula to compute document id at creation time.

  • Display error traceback in a pop-up (showing error message and formula code).

  • Import/export documents to/from a server local folder

  • Validator to avoid using underscores in views and columns ids.

  • Fix URLs in virtual hosting context.

  • Plomino_Readers: Plomino_Readers allows to restrict the list of users, groups, and/or user roles allowed to view the document.

  • Use collective.js.jqueryui instead of custom jqueryui. IMPORTANT NOTE: in Plone 3, please use collective.js.jqueryui =

  • Fix replication (file attachments support with blob + push/pull behavior).

  • Plomino element portlet can be conditionally displayed.

  • Generate a view based on a form (use fields for columns, set selection formula, and create “Add new” button).

  • Clean “browserims” (make sure Plomino API works when REQUEST is not defined to allow proper usage from a script).

  • Plomino documents are not necessarily indexed into the portal catalog.


  • Replace mode for design import (existing design is entirely replaced by the imported one).

  • German translation.

  • User-friendly error messages for failing formulas.

  • TEXT and NAME fields indexed as FieldIndex (instead not ZCTextIndex) to allow sorting.

  • New field mode “Computed on save”: value is computed when document is saved and stored, it is not re-computed when the document is opened.

  • Online debugger (integration with Clouseau): failing formula can be executed step-by-step from the web interface.


  • Documents stored in a BTreeFolder.

  • If available, use to store file attachments.

  • When importing design or documents, use savepoints instead of actual commit.

  • CSV import uses fields definition (so values are casted accordingly, instead of storing everything as strings).

  • Excel export method on views.

  • Categorized views supported with dynamic mode.

  • Fix file attachment bug under Plone 4.


  • Dynamic picklist for selection field


  • fix datagrid (it was storing rendered values and not raw values)

  • localization for datatables: en, es, fr, it, lt, nl

  • dynamic hidewhen are now manage at hidewhen level (and not as a global setting in the form)

  • few minor fixes


  • fix delete button in Plomino views when using the Dynamic view rendering

  • fix XML import with indexed datagrid fields


  • fix jqueryui skin elements access


  • Remove dependencies with: collective.js.jquery, collective.js.jqueryui,

  • Dynamic hide-when.

  • Fields can be provided by external products as plugin utilities.

  • Fields improvements: picklist for names and doclinks.

  • Store all texts in unicode.

  • Lithuanian translation.

  • Improve import/replication/refresh performances and display a progress bar.


  • Plone 4 compliant

  • JQueryUI accordion integration (ability to create collapsible sections in forms)

  • New portlet to insert a Plomino form anywhere in your Plone site

  • Installation using a buildout extend

  • Force form for a document using ?openwithform=formid in the request

  • German translation fixes


  • ability to restrict documents XML export to a given view

  • sort elements by id in the Design tab

  • XML export improvements: elements are sorted, xml is pretty (so diff and svn play nicely), CDATA escaping has been removed, and lxml is used if installed

  • unlock webdav-locked elements before importing

  • fix: column sorting and summing

  • fix: openWithForm encoding errors

  • fix: do not call onSave when importing document from replication or XML file


  • JQuery datatables to render Plomino views

  • Datagrid field type

  • Fulltext indexing in local Plomino index

  • Documents import/export via XML files

  • Ability to define column values using existing fields


  • Portlet with useful links for design management (add items, acl, etc…)

  • Google visualization table to display views

  • Fixes for Plone 4 compliancy (work in progress)


  • Access control fix : Owner is author of any document (just like PlominoManager role)

  • MissingValue() method in PlominoUtils : it returns Missing.Value which can be useful when processing ZCatalog brains (=search results) as Missing.Value cannot be imported into formulas.

  • Do not compute column values in index if the document does not belong to the view. Note: it does not really change the performances when indexing, but it does reduce the index size. It also reduce the amount of error traceback in debug mode.


  • Fix: escape CDATA in XML import/export (Jean Jordaan contribution)

  • Fix: handle empty multiselect and empty checkboxes

  • Fix: do not default to PlominoAuthor right if Authenticated generic right is PlominoAuthor whereas the current user as PlominoReader right

  • Fix: set encoding in exportCSV


  • Fix: insufficient privileges error when changing Anonymous access right from PlominoAuthor to No Access

  • Enable multiple Google Visualization fields in the same form

  • hide selection box in views if no remove permission

  • refresh() method on PlominoDocument: same as save() but do not trigger onSaveDocument

  • more i18n French translations

  • Validation formula improvments (ability to test the current doc id + bug fixes)

  • beforeCreateDocument event


  • Security fix: when a group has PlominoAuthors rights, members of this group are just authors on their own documents


  • Migration script


  • TinyMCE support fix



  • Control Kupu height for Richtext fields

  • Delete button confirmation message

  • German translation

  • Ability to hide Default Actions in forms

  • Group support in user roles and in Plomino_Authors

  • Import/export database settings and ACL settings

  • XML import/export design to/from file

  • Replication filtering using a view (feature financed by ACEA)

  • TinyMCE support

  • Delete documents from view

  • Bug fixes


  • Custom start page

  • Form as page (no action bar)

  • i18n fixes

  • bug fixes


  • fr-fr fallback for i18n fr files

  • Date/Time widget fix for Plone 3.2

  • IMPORTANT NOTE: this version does not support Plone versions < 3.2

  • Better error handling for field rendering


  • Clean up debug trace


  • Fix migration script

1.3RC1 - Unreleased

  • Initial release

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