Release History of FormsAssistant

Public releases of FormsAssistant are shown below. Note that the versions missing are beta or short term versions not widely distributed.

The symbols used are:

  • New feature.
  • Change of design.
  • Bug solved.

Current Version: FormsAssistant 1.9.2

Release date: January 2011

  • Opens clips database in non-exclusive mode.
  • Includes gdiplus.dlll support on Windows XP systems.

Version: FormsAssistant 1.9

Release date: September 2010

  • Adds compatibility with Word 2010.
  • Adds better error reporting capabilities.

Version: FormsAssistant 1.8

Release date: August 2009

  • Removed the auto-update system.
  • Process and replace fields on headers and footers.
  • Process and replace fields on text boxes.

Version: FormsAssistant 1.7.6

Release date: June 2009

  • Solves a bug on Multiline editor.

Version: FormsAssistant 1.7.5

Release date: April 2009

  • Solves a bug on the Check Install utility.

Version: FormsAssistant 1.7.4

Release date: October 2008

  • Added the 'Process unchanged fields' options
  • Removed an error when entering long values (greater than 255 characters).

Version: FormsAssistant 1.7.2

Release date: October 2008

  • Allows entering empty fields.

Version: FormsAssistant 1.7.1

Release date: June 2008

  • Multimonitor support.
  • Better handling of help files (might prevent errors on some systems).
  • Non-linked fields are no longer treated as linked.

Version: FormsAssistant 1.7

Release date: May 2008

  • Adds the setup check utility.

Version: FormsAssistant 1.6.2

Release date: Mar 2008

  • Solves a problem with multiuser licenses.

Version: FormsAssistant 1.6.1

Release date: January 2008

  • Solves a problem arising when creating the clips database.

Version: FormsAssistant 1.6

Release date: January 2008

  • Fields and Clips window.
  • Linking of fields.
  • Enhancements on the main window. Drag and dock toolbar and panes.
  • Undo.
  • Multi paragraph clips.

Version: FormsAssistant 1.5

Release date: October 2007

  • Completely rewritten help file.
  • Solves an incompatibility with Outlook on Office 2003.
  • Enables fields inside tables.

Version: FormsAssistant 1.4.5

Release date: October 2007

  • Add-in is signed so that it will be visible on systems with a high security level.
  • New licensing system (requires a different registration Key, available for free for registered users).
  • Enhanced update system.
  • Confirmation when purging manually the database.
  • Add again the preview pane colors to the configuration dialog.

Version: FormsAssistant 1.3

Release date: August 2007

  • Updated the libraries used to compile the Add-In.
  • Changes the processing of tables in documents on the preview pane.

Version: FormsAssistant 1.2

Release date: Apr 2007

  • Comments embedded in Fields.
  • Clean highlights on document templates.
  • New reset button on the Main Window toolbar.
  • Added Welcome screen.
  • Added Autoupdate.
  • Enhanced Field name definitions.
  • New navigation system on the Main Window.
  • No change of case when processing forms.
  • Better highlighting of fields on the Preview.
  • Removed the 'Fields and Clips' pane.
  • FormsAssistant can now work on protected and not yet saved documents.
  • Solved hangs when Word is started through OLE.
  • Solved the bug that caused the toolbar to dissapear on Word 2003.

Version: FormsAssistant 1.1.1

Release date: Mar 2007

  • Adds Office 2007 compatibility.
  • Improved registration system for multiple licenses.
  • Fields and Clips task pane replaces old Fields list window.
  • Solved some start-up problems on some systems.

Version: FormsAssistant 1.0

Release date: Dec 2006

  • First public version released to the public.


  • Windows 95, 98, Me, 2000, XP, 2003, Vista or Windows 7.
  • Microsoft Word 2000, XP, 2003 or 2007.