What's new in HCL Nomad for Android

HCL Nomad 1.0 for Android is available for use with an Android Tablet.

You can download HCL Nomad for Android from Google Play.

Release 1.0.30

Administrators can restrict the clipboard data from leaving the app. For more information, see the following topics in the Administrator documentation:

Release 1.0.29

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

Release 1.0.28

  • After biometric authentication is removed from a device, Nomad allows a user to recover the ability to login to Nomad.
  • Administrators can revert users from biometric authentication back to password protected. For more information, see Biometric Authentication on Android.

Release 1.0.27

Bug fixes.

Release 1.0.26

  • Nomad now adds a session entry under the Person document in the Administration tab.
  • Added support for Danish, Finnish, Norwegian (BokmÃ¥l) and Turkish languages.

Release 1.0.25

Bug fixes.

Release 1.0.24

Text Selection of text within a rich text field in a document is now supported. In a document you can long-press and 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.

Release 1.0.23

Font choices when editing a document have been trimmed to only include the default fonts plus any fonts used in that document.

Release 1.0.22

Android 12 support.

Release 1.0.21

  • SafeLinx proxy users now see an Android system notification when their login session expires.
  • SafeLinx proxy users now see an in-app banner when their login session expires. This is due to either a background network operation or if the user dismisses the login prompt.

Release 1.0.20

Added support for application restrictions to be set through MarvelClient. For more information, see Configuring application restrictions on mobile Nomad clients in the Administrator documentation.

Release 1.0.19

Bug fixes.

Release 1.0.18

Bug fixes.

Release 1.0.17

New Recent Application page design displays 24 recently accessed applications. For more information, see Viewing recent applications.

Release 1.0.16

Biometric Authentication is now supported. For more information, see Biometric Authentication on Android.

Release 1.0.15

  • Added support for Dutch, Polish, Russian, and Swedish languages.
  • Bug fix: date/time formats appeared incorrectly in some languages.

Release 1.0.14

  • Improved rendering on Android 11 devices with curved screens and display cutouts (e.g., hole punch cameras).
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes.

Release 1.0.13

App management through an Android Enterprise MDM is now supported. For more information, see Managing HCL Nomad via an MDM provider (mobile) in the Administrator documentation.

Release 1.0.12

  • Smaller app size for quicker downloads and installs.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes.

Release 1.0.11

  • Improved spell checking performance allows large documents to open more quickly.
  • Improved Android lifecycle support improves experience when working with a resizeable window (split screen on tablets, windowed mode on ChromeBooks, DEX).
  • Improved OpenGL rendering accuracy.
  • Fixed the issue where having multiple dialogs open simultaneously could soft-lock the app.
  • Fixed the issue where keyboard autocomplete resulted in extra letters being inserted.

Release 1.0.10

  • Improved OpenGL rendering - this allows Nomad to work on more devices.
  • Improved extended character support in attachment filenames.
  • Shows warning message if there is an attempt to open non-replicated DB while offline or in airplane mode.
  • More consistent scrolling behavior.
  • Optimized context menu options throughout the app.

Release 1.0.9

  • Nomad server (SafeLinx) support added. For more information, see Configuring SafeLinx Nomad server in the Administrator documentation.
  • Android 11 support.
  • On Android 11, devices with curved screens can be configured to only use the flat portion of the screen in Settings.
  • Improved scrolling in calendar.
  • Extended characters now supported in filenames when adding and viewing attachments.

Release 1.0.8

  • Resolved issue where the search icon could change size.
  • Updated password change dialog layout to be the same in all locales.
  • Updated the keyword list dialog layout to better fit on phones.
  • Resolved issue where the calendar alarm settings button was hard to touch.
  • Improved when the frameset navigation buttons will be shown on phone.

Release 1.0.7

  • Improvements to locale-specific time and date formats.
  • Improvements to accented character handling.
  • Improvements to external keyboard support.
  • Fix for generating problem reports.
  • Fix for showing ECL prompts.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes.

Release 1.0.3

  • Phone support added.
  • Bug fixes.

Release 1.0.2

  • Bug fixes.

Release 1.0.1

  • Long press to copy link.
  • Floating action button. For more information, see Mobile actions menu.