What's new in HCL Nomad for Apple iOS?

These are the new features and enhancements introduced in recent releases of HCL Nomad for Apple iOS (formerly IBM® Domino® Mobile Apps).

Release 1.0.26

  • The application icon has been updated.
  • The LotusScript NotesStream class now writes to the HCL Nomad Document directory. Users can access this directory by using the iOS Files application. Select Files > On my iPad (or On my iPhone) > HCL Nomad. Files created with NotesStream are located in this directory.
  • Security related messages are now displayed in a new banner view that will be presented for 7 seconds on the bottom of the screen.

Release 1.0.25

Fixed an issue where some UI images were not displayed in Nomad when using iOS 15.7.

Release 1.0.24

Bug fixes.

Release 1.0.23

  • Bug fixes.
  • Support for the HCL Nomad server.

Release 1.0.22

  • Bug fixes.
  • Minimum iOS version requirement is now iOS 13.0 from iOS 11.4.

Release 1.0.21

  • Draw a Picture: A new option "Draw a Picture" has been added to the Import menu. For more information, see Drawing a picture.
  • Bug fixes.

Release 1.0.20

  • iOS Keyboard input features are now supported in Notes Rich Text fields. This includes auto-capitalization, check spelling, predective text suggestions, and the "." shortcut.
  • QR/Barcode Scanner Support.

    You can now easily provide text input by utilizing your iOS device's camera to scan a barcode or QR code. For more information, see Using the QR/Barcode scanner.

  • Toolbar buttons now show an impression when tapped.
  • Added language support for Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Turkish.
  • Bug fixes.

Release 1.0.19

Bug fixes.

Release 1.0.18

  • Bug fixes.
  • Improvements made to the text selection experience of Notes Rich Text fields.

Release 1.0.17

  • Bug fixes.
  • Nomad now adds a session entry under the Person document Administration tab.
  • Support for using the free floating cursor by long-pressing the software keyboard's spacebar within Notes Rich Text and TEdit fields.
  • The Quick Find dialog can now be invoked by pressing a key on a hardware keyboard when a View is in focus.

Release 1.0.16

  • Bug fixes.
  • Improved support for Copy to clipboard.
  • Support for loading remote images of incoming mail with MIME body content.

Release 1.0.15

  • Bug Fixes.
  • Calendar View vertical scrolling is now supported in day, week, and month formats. Vertical scrolling scrolls the content of the selected day.

Release 1.0.14

Bug fixes.

Release 1.0.13

  • New Recent Application page design displays 24 recently accessed applications. For more information, see Viewing recent applications.
  • Support for HCL Designer 12 features.

Release 1.0.12

  • Text Selection of text within a rich text field in a Read Only document is now supported. While a document is in Read mode you can long-press + drag on text to quickly make a selection. After the text selection is complete, the text anchors are made available around your selection. You can then move the text anchors to expand or contract the text selection.
  • Calendar View horizontal scrolling is now supported.

Release 1.0.11

Language support for Dutch, Korean, Polish, Russian and Swedish.

Release 1.0.10

Release 1.0.9

  • The @Platform formula with the Specific parameter used in applications returns a text list containing the following values:
    • PrimaryOSName, for example, iOS
    • PrimaryOSVersionName, for example, 12.4
    • Model Type, either Tablet or Phone
    • Screen size in Notes Pixels, for example, 800,1200
      Note: This is a change from what iOS returned for the @Platform formula from release 1.0.3. For more information, see this article.
  • MarvelClient now manages advanced application settings. For more information, see Configuring application restrictions on mobile Nomad clients in the Administrator documentation.
  • Support for biometric authentication. Users can now utilize Face ID or Touch ID in order to unlock their Notes ID. See Biometric Authentication on iOS for more details.

Release 1.0.8

Bug fixes.

Release 1.0.7

  • New Help sub-menu listing the following items:
    • Product Documentation - Launches the HCL Nomad product documentation in your default web browser. Previously this was the action of the Help menu item.
    • Generate Problem Report - Collects HCL Nomad diagnostic data and stores it in the Documents/HCL Nomad/HCLNomadPR.zip file.
    • Report Defect - Opens an email draft directed to the HCL Support email address. Users can add a problem description, attach screen shots, and/or attach an HCLNomadPR.zip file.
    • About HCL Nomad - Displays HCL Nomad information. Previously this action was on the main menu.
  • New Enable Verbose Logging setting under Settings > HCL Nomad. Enable this setting when reproducing a problem for HCL Support.

See Reporting a problem for more information.

Release 1.0.6

  • Support for iPhone. See Frame navigation on the iPhone for more details.
  • Support for mobile actions menu. See Mobile actions menu for more details.
  • Hide when mobile support.
  • New MDM AppConfig definitions for Server Connection and Passthru documents.

Release 1.0.5


Release 1.0.4

  • There are new icons for Toolbar actions. There is no difference in functionality from the previous icons.
  • panagenda MarvelClient comes installed with HCL Nomad beginning with this release. MarvelClient helps administrators manage their Nomad clients. For more on managing via Marvel Client, see HCL Nomad and panagenda MarvelClient.
  • HCL Nomad for iOS now supports MDM Appconfig via most common mobile device management (MDM) providers. Administrators can use MDM to deploy, configure, and manage their Nomad clients. For more information, see Managing HCL Nomad via an MDM provider (mobile) in the Administrator documentation.
  • Users now have personal mail file access. Administrators can disable this access through MDM configuration.
  • HCL Nomad can now be configured to avoid DNS (Domain Name System).

    For more information, see the Nomad Administrator documentation.

    • For certain VPN solutions to be compatible with HCL Nomad, this configuration is a necessity.
    • When DNS isn't used, Nomad clients must use an IP address to connect to a server during setup and when initially connecting to application servers.
    • To open Domino apps from the Nomad client, administrators need to change their connection documents to specify IP addresses rather than host names.
  • HCL Nomad 1.0.4 requires you to login and connect to your Domino home Server once, prior to offline use. This helps ensure that your client is properly configured.

Release 1.0.3

  • You can now select and edit text in Rich Text fields. Drag the buttons on either side of the text to adjust the selection.Text selected in a rich text field
  • The @Platform formula with the Specific parameter used in applications returns a text list containing the following values:
    • PrimaryOSName, for example, iOS
    • PrimaryOSVersionName, for example, 12.4
    • iOS Model Type, either iPad or iPhone
    • Apple Hardware Identifier, for example, iPad8.4

Release 1.0.2

You can now import or attach pictures or files into documents. For more information, see Importing or attaching pictures or files.