TIBCO Spotfire Hotfixes


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 Latest Collection of Hotfixes for TIBCO Spotfire 6.0.x (Client, Web Player and Automation Services)




NOTE: Comments regarding upgrading to the latest Service Pack - TIBCO Spotfire Service Pack 6.0.1:

Please note that if you already have an older TIBCO Spotfire 6.0.x environment, there is no need to install TIBCO Spotfire 6.0.1 - simply apply the latest TIBCO Spotfire 6.0.x hotfix available here (the hotfix TS_6.0.1.47 HF-003 corresponds to 6.0.1).



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Release Date Hotfix # Description
18-April-2014 TS_6.0.0.49 HF-004 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • TERR-4832 - Update OpenSSL libraries to protect against "Heartbleed" vulnerability.

    NOTE: To address the Heartbleed security issue, this hotfix contains an updated version (2.5) of TIBCO Enterprise Runtime for R. This version of TIBCO Enterprise Runtime for R contains new features and functionality that result in the display of a plot type in the Predictive Analytics Modeling tools that is not supported in this version of Spotfire, but will be supported in the coming 6.5 version.

  • TSWP-5796 - Exporting TextAreas to PDF appears to run without completing when Web Player is busy.
  • TSWP-5822 - When scheduled updates fails to load an analysis the resources are not always released.
  • TS-34443 - FailedToLoadDataPrompt happens during scheduled updates when it is not allowed.
  • TEDA-36 - Poor performance getting Schema from Teradata via IN-DB connection.
09-April-2014 TS_6.0.1.47 HF-003 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • This hotfix corresponds to Service Pack version 6.0.1, but in addition to that, it also contains the latest previous hotfixes, which are not included in the Service Pack.
    If you apply this hotfix, there is no need to install Service Pack version 6.0.1.
    If you have already installed Service Pack version 6.0.1, make sure to apply this hotfix as well.

    For more information about the Service Pack, please refer to the April 09, 2014 TIBCO Security Advisory for TIBCO Spotfire
02-April-2014 TS_6.0.0.46 HF-002 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • TS-33803 - May terminate when Pie Chart, inside of Map Chart, contains a data table named "MapChart".
  • TS-33784 - May terminate when filtering all data for specific Cross Table setup (only horizontal axis set and sorting of 1st row).
  • TS-33747 - "Out of Memory" exception when copying table rows (with thousands of columns) on a 32-bit system.
  • TS-33761 - May terminate when using reference curves with decimal values.
  • TS-33767 - Errors when using ']' characters in input expressions for on-demand or data functions.
  • TS-33775 - Calculated column in the input table changes type when based on another table with empty data.
  • TS-33811 - Table relation broken when opening a 4.0.3 analysis in 5.5 or 6.0.
  • TS-33777 - Error when creating default information model or multiple column elements when the database metadata contains characters that are not allowed in library name.
  • TS-33809 - May terminate for some visualization configurations when using the DataTableProperty method on a categorical axis.
  • TS-33762 - May terminate when marking for some configurations when using evaluate after filtering.
  • TS-33812 - May terminate for some visualization configurations when a combination of evaluate after filtering and evaluate before filtering is used.
  • TS-33787 - May terminate when running Regression Modelling or Classification Modelling on Windows 8.1.
  • TS-33900 - May terminate with the following message, "ExpressionTypeException: Column 'Infinity' refers to a non-existing table".
  • TS-33898 - Summary Table does not add columns automatically when new columns are added if there where zero columns in the source data table.
  • TS-33951 - Inserting an image into the Text Area results in Error message "jQuery attribute not allowed".
  • TS-33989 - Last row in the Table visualization is not recognized as TablePlotCellContext and the custom tool is greyed-out.
  • TS-33746 - Unhandled exception when editing Graphical Table rule.
  • TS-34047 - May terminate when trying to mark more than a certain number of rows for a Line Chart.
  • TS-34044 - May terminate when selecting Apply filter organization with exception text "System.ArgumentNullException: Null value not allowed for argument 'node'"
  • TS-34149 - Empty Table visualizations missing when exporting to PDF with message "Trellis panels and table rows not visible on screen".
  • TS-34137 - May terminate when replacing data table.
  • TS-33798 - More than two nested IF statements using LongInteger type data makes the expression invalid in 5.0.1.
  • TS-34191 - Calculations on Currency may, in rare cases, become invalid.
  • TS-34217 - The fix for TS-33222 does not handle the case when the analysis has been resaved in a post 4.5 version.
  • TS-34243 - May terminate when viewing visualization with Holt-Winters forecast in a different language than it was created.
  • TS-34012 - May terminate when Spotfire contains a column type "Result" that uses K-means Clustering in 6.0.
  • TS-34181 - Change data type transformation on replace data table takes longer time compared to 4.0.
  • TSAS-489 - Error when closing document after exporting all rows, including non-visible, from tabular visualizations to PDF.
  • TSWP-5291 - Web Player may terminate during PDF export with message "Illegal operation attempted on a registry key that has been marked for deletion".
  • TSWP-5353 - May terminate when opening analyses with inconsistent relations.
  • TSWP-5343 - Hierarchical clustering can cause application to stop responding for some low-memory scenarios.
  • TSWP-5390 - Possible failure related to the automatic closure of inactive analysis.
  • TSWP-5396 - Date format in library browser is displayed in EN-US, if using a different browser language.
  • TSWP-5456 - Paged-out data is not always removed correctly.
  • TSWP-5511 - When opening analysis in Web Player, existing bookmarks take longer than expected to appear.
  • TSWP-5702 - Some users are not able to export datasets with a couple of million rows of data from Web Player.
14-February-2014 TS_6.0.0.44 HF-001 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • TS-32665 - Calculated Columns based on property values may under some conditions be frozen until the property control is toggled.
  • TS-32686 - In some cases, checkbox filters on Filter To/Filter Out columns can crash the application.
  • TS-32671 - Header duplicates when printing empty Table and Cross table plots.
  • TS-32753 - The application may terminate performing add table or change table relations.
  • TS-32750 - The application may terminate if marking during axis evaluation after filtering.
  • TS-32850 - The application may terminate if linked data is missing column used for mapping added column.
  • TS-32837 - The application may terminate when user highlights and then presses undo.
  • TS-32863 - The application may terminate when saving analysis with range filter high value set to minimum, or Low value set to maximum.
  • TS-32887 - Label layers, for Marker and Feature, render incorrectly when exporting Map Chart.
  • TS-32886 - Incorrect marking in Map Chart when the geometry contains holes.
  • TS-32888 - Marking a single shape in Map Chart fails when marked with rectangle or lasso in Feature Layer.
  • TS-32885 - Map Chart with multiple Pie layers fails.
  • TS-32889 - Map Chart markers are not visible when using auto-zoom.
  • TS-32796 - In some rare circumstances BinByEvenDistribution freezes.
  • TS-32898 - Filtering on calculated Columns in analyses created in version 4.5 or earlier is inconsistent.
  • TS-32883 - The application may terminate if analysis has properties casting from Boolean to String.
  • TS-32920 - The application may terminate when performing adding rows transformation on data with missing columns.
  • TS-33109 - The application may terminate when reloading or renaming columns, if an invalid axis expression references the affected column.
  • TS-33116 - Delayed paging to disk under heavy load.
  • TS-33137 - Internal data cache threading issue.
  • TS-33147 - Max age for query cache entries is not configurable.
  • TS-33198 - Null values cause the median function to fail.
  • TS-33271 - Inconsistent cyclic dependencies warnings in Manage Relations dialog.
  • TS-33264 - Plots using OVER expressions and axes evaluated after filtering sometimes display a warning.
  • TS-33230 - Calculated Columns with erroneous datatype DateTime may become invalid during conversion to the Date data type when using analyses created in version 4.5 or earlier.
  • TS-32965 - The application may terminate when new transformations are inserted into analyses created in version 4.5 or earlier.
  • TS-33232 - Columns are mismatched when column names begin with an apostrophe.
  • TS-33378 - Language preference does not reset.
  • TS-33357 - Links to external web pages from Map Chart labels do not render.
  • TS-33370 - Filtering in Map Chart results in incorrectly drawn shapes in feature layers.
  • TS-33359 - Highlighted labels incorrectly render for Pie Markers in Map Chart.
  • TS-33353 - Zoom Out function fails when a pre-6.0 Map Chart is converted to a new Map Chart.
  • TS-33358 - Re-positioning labels in scatter plot fails.
  • TS-33416 - The application may terminate when adding a Show/hide rule on visualizations containing expression on the Y axis that refer to another axis.
  • TS-33418 - The application may terminate upon filtering a scatter plot with reference lines via indirect properties/expressions.
  • TS-33420 - The application may terminate when writing a custom expression to create a calculated table with if-statement having empty Arg3 using multiple tables.
  • TS-33421 - The application may terminate when using listbox filter in k-means or line similarity.
  • TS-33426 - When using LongIntegers on plot axes together with StdDev lines, the plot axis ticks are shifted.
  • TS-33428 - The application may terminate when using a combination of a binary column on a Heat Map axis and having dendograms turned on for said axis.
  • TS-33430 - Under some conditions, the application may terminate when switching from one to multiple Y categories in a Scatter Plot when using reference lines.
  • TS-33442 - Rendering Box Plots takes significantly longer in version 5.0 and higher compared to previous versions.
  • TS-33446 - The application may occasionally freeze temporarily when using analyses that contain Line Charts.
  • TS-33450 - Using the API, adding Calculated Column to a DataView throws InvalidOperationException.
  • TS-33399 - Incorrect filtering when using Range filter with custom sort order.
  • TS-33492 - Log in fails when switching between two TIBCO Spotfire Servers using Single Sign-On (Kerberos and/or NTLM).
  • TS-33498 - Expressions containing the DatePart method may under some conditions cause the application to terminate.
  • TS-33354 - When switching from a Map Chart of the old type to the new type that was introduced in version 6.0, the visualization could become invalid.
  • TS-33508 - Information Link prompt steps do not limit the available values based on the selections in the previous prompt step(s).
  • TS-33519 - Unresponsive links in Scatter Plot labels.
  • TS-33222 - When loading analyses created in version 4.5 or earlier, multiple inserted columns/rows may use the wrong join column when the correct join column is a calculated column from an import transformation on a table created from an information link.
  • TS-33525 - Visualizations that depend on a calculated column using a Document or Table property may stop updating.
  • TS-33509 - The application may terminate when applying bookmarks on columns that have other types than when the bookmark was created.
  • TS-33568 - Tooltips for Pies in Map Charts are not configurable.
  • TS-33567 - Text Area action controls have no effect when having multiple data sets.
  • TS-33559 - Misleading marking behavior when clicking in Cross Table row grand total if a plot scroll bar is visible.
  • TS-33566 - The application may terminate when opening specific old analyses, created in version 3.2 or previous, that contain reference lines with labels and tool tips.
  • TS-33570 - For Pie Charts, when the label font is set via the API, it will revert back to its original value if the property dialog is opened.
  • TS-33613 - The application may terminate when displaying an Iron Python dialog pop-up with the Bookmark panel docked and visible.
  • TS-33609 - Creating images from URL for extreme aspect ratio images set to small sizes may cause the application to terminate.
  • TS-33660 - Error when executing the Line similarity tool after having refreshed the Line Chart it uses - "Could not execute tool 'Line Similarity...'"
  • TSWP-4923 - Opening analysis files containing empty data tables (e.g. On-Demand tables) takes significantly longer in Spotfire version 5.0 and higher, compared to previous versions.
  • TSWP-4919 - The Export option is disabled for Cross Tables where the Column axis is empty.
  • TSWP-5030 - Web Players with high memory footprint sometimes become temporarily unresponsive for all users after performing Export to PDF.
  • TSWP-5105 - The Web service SetPanelVisibilityStatus, used by the iPad app, can't be used to toggle Panels in some analyses.
  • TSWP-5159 - Layout differences, compared to previous versions, in visualizations with empty descriptions.
  • TSWP-5147 - Analyses containing Details visualizations, configured to show all data when nothing is marked, may terminate when having complex markings.
  • TSWP-5185 - Clicking an action control could result in the action being performed multiple times.
  • TSWP-5204 - Data exported using the Export table (without value formatting) function is formatted.
  • TSWP-5170 - "Limit by" in Data functions is always set to None.
  • TSWP-5232 - When embedding a Web Player in a web page, using a cross domain iFrame setup, and the JavaScript API is enabled, the result is the error "Interpretation error during update".
  • TSWP-5245 - Schedule updates may fail with a Win32 Exception - "Logon failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer".
  • TSAS-463 - Job XML content, which would assist in recognizing failed jobs, is not logged in the Automation Services log.


For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire Client 6.0.x, please refer to the Release Notes
For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire Web Player 6.0.x, please refer to the Release Notes
For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire Automation Services 6.0.x, please refer to the Release Notes




 Latest Collection of Hotfixes for TIBCO Spotfire 5.5.x (Client, Web Player and Automation Services)




NOTE: Comments regarding upgrading to the latest Service Pack - TIBCO Spotfire Service Pack 5.5.1:

Please note that if you already have an older TIBCO Spotfire 5.5.x environment, there is no need to install TIBCO Spotfire 5.5.1 - simply apply the latest TIBCO Spotfire 5.5.x hotfix available here (the hotfix TS_5.5.1.57 HF-008 corresponds to 5.5.1).



   Click here to download the hotfix
Release Date Hotfix # Description
09-April-2014 TS_5.5.1.57 HF-008 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • This hotfix corresponds to Service Pack version 5.5.1, but in addition to that, it also contains the latest previous hotfixes, which are not included in the Service Pack.
    If you apply this hotfix, there is no need to install Service Pack version 5.5.1.
    If you have already installed Service Pack version 5.5.1, make sure to apply this hotfix as well.

    For more information about the Service Pack, please refer to the April 09, 2014 TIBCO Security Advisory for TIBCO Spotfire
02-April-2014 TS_5.5.0.64 HF-007 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • TS-33748 - Row breaks are added to custom expressions consisting of multiple parts separated by a comma and a new line.
  • TS-33802 - May terminate when pie chart, inside of map chart, contains a data table named "MapChart".
  • TS-33783 - May terminate when filtering all data for specific cross table setup (only horizontal axis set and sorting of 1st row).
  • TS-33763 - Improved performance and memory consumption when using columns with few unique strings.
  • TS-33760 - May terminate when using reference curves with decimal values.
  • TS-33766 - Errors when using ']' characters in input expressions to on-demand or data functions.
  • TS-33774 - Calculated column in the input table changes type when based on another table with empty data.
  • TS-33810 - Table relation broken when opening a 4.0.3 analysis in 5.5 or 6.0.
  • TS-33776 - Error when creating default information model or multiple column elements when the database metadata contains characters that are not allowed in library name.
  • TS-33808 - May terminate for some visualization configurations when using the DataTableProperty method on a categorical axis.
  • TS-33721 - May terminate when changing the Color by attribute on cross table to specific case where there would be no color applied.
  • TS-33786 - May terminate when running Regression Modelling or Classification Modelling on Windows 8.1.
  • TS-33835 - Custom expression, BinByDateTime, not executing properly.
  • TS-33897 - Summary table does not add columns automatically when new columns are added if there where zero columns in the source data table.
  • TS-33988 - Last row in the table visualization is not recognized as TablePlotCellContext and the custom tool is greyed-out.
  • TS-34011 - String sorting could cause failure in rare cases.
  • TS-33745 - Unhandled exception when editing graphical table rule.
  • TS-34046 - May terminate when trying to mark more than a certain number of rows for a line chart.
  • TS-34043 - May terminate when selecting Apply filter organization with exception text, "System.ArgumentNullException: Null value not allowed for argument 'node'".
  • TS-34148 - Empty table visualization is missing when exporting to PDF with message, "Trellis panels and table rows not visible on screen".
  • TS-34136 - May terminate when replacing data table.
  • TS-34190 - Calculations on Currency could, in rare cases, become invalid.
  • TS-33797 - More than two nested IF statements using LongInteger type data makes the expression invalid in 5.0.1.
  • TS-34216 - The fix for TS-33223 does not handle the case when the analysis has been resaved in a post 4.5 version.
  • TS-34180 - Change data type transformation on replace data table takes longer time compared to 4.0.
  • TS-33967 - Spotfire crashes when some UI:s encounter custom expressions involving BinByDateTime with non-constant second arguments.
  • TSWP-5290 - Web Player may terminate during PDF export with message, "Illegal operation attempted on a registry key that has been marked for deletion".
  • TSWP-5320 - Decreased memory consumption can cause application to stop responding when having large documents.
  • TSWP-5352 - May terminate when opening specific file with inconsistent relations.
  • TSWP-5342 - Hierarchical clustering can cause application to stop responding for some low-memory scenarios.
  • TSWP-5389 - Possible failure related to the automatic closure of inactive analysis.
  • TSWP-5455 - Paged-out data is not always removed correctly.
  • TSWP-5510 - When opening analysis in Web Player, existing bookmarks take longer than expected to appear.
14-February-2014 TS_5.5.0.53 HF-006 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • TS-32835 - Highlight and Tooltips are misleading when mouse is dragged around a Scatter Plot with many markers.
  • TS-32836 - The application may terminate when user highlights and press undo.
  • TS-32897 - Filtering on calculated Columns in analyses created in version 4.5 or earlier is inconsistent.
  • TS-32882 - The application may terminate if analysis has properties casting from Boolean to String.
  • TS-32919 - The application may terminate when performing adding rows transformation on data with missing columns.
  • TS-32884 - Adding calculated columns is slow.
  • TS-33136 - Internal data cache threading issue.
  • TS-33146 - Max age for query cache entries is not configurable.
  • TS-33231 - Columns are mismatched when column names begin with an apostrophe.
  • TS-33199 - Null values cause the median function to fail.
  • TS-33269 - Inconsistent cyclic dependencies warnings in Manage Relations dialog.
  • TS-33263 - Plots using OVER expressions and axes evaluated after filtering sometimes display a warning.
  • TS-33229 - Calculated Columns with erroneous datatype DateTime may become invalid during conversion to the Date data type when using analyses created in version 4.5 or earlier.
  • TS-33377 - Reset button in Tools Options does not reset language preference.
  • TS-33328 - The application may terminate when Error Bar Tab in Visualization Properties is chosen.
  • TS-33329 - Applying bookmarks from older version could lead to strange state and crashes.
  • TS-33398 - Incorrect filtering when using Range filter with custom sort order.
  • TS-33417 - The application may terminate upon filtering a scatter plot with reference lines via indirect properties/expressions.
  • TS-33419 - The application may terminate when writing a custom expression to create a calculated table with if-statement having empty Arg3 using multiple tables.
  • TS-33425 - When using LongIntegers on plot axes together with StdDev lines, the plot axis ticks are shifted.
  • TS-33429 - Under some conditions, the application may terminate when switching from one to multiple Y categories in a Scatter Plot when using reference lines.
  • TS-33441 - Box Plot rendering performance is slow.
  • TS-33444 - The application may terminate when modifying axes of a visualization that has broken references to a secondary data table.
  • TS-33445 - Text in radio and checkbox filter is cut-off.
  • TS-33449 - Using the API, adding Calculated Column to a DataView throws InvalidOperationException.
  • TS-33491 - Log in fails when switching between two TIBCO Spotfire Servers using Single Sign-On (Kerberos and/or NTLM).
  • TS-33497 - Expressions containing the DatePart method may under some conditions cause the application to terminate.
  • TS-33524 - Visualizations that depend on a calculated column using a Document or Table property may stop updating.
  • TS-33223 - When loading analyses created in version 4.5 or earlier, multiple inserted columns/rows may use the wrong join column when the correct join column is a calculated column from an import transformation on a table created from an information link.
  • TS-33510 - The application may terminate when applying bookmarks on columns that have other types than when the bookmark was created.
  • TS-33389 - Filtering on DateTime fails when using in-database connection to SQL Server.
  • TS-33558 - Misleading marking behavior when clicking in Cross Table row grand total if a plot scroll bar is visible.
  • TS-33565 - The application may terminate when opening specific old analyses, created in version 3.2 or previous, that contain reference lines with labels and tool tips.
  • TS-33569 - For Pie Charts, when the label font is set via the API, it will revert back to its original value if the property dialog is opened.
  • TS-33612 - The application may terminate when displaying an Iron Python dialog pop-up with the Bookmark panel docked and visible.
  • TS-32433 - The application may terminate when exception occur due to internal identifier handling.
  • TSWP-5158 - Layout differences, compared to previous versions, in visualizations with empty descriptions.
  • TSWP-5146 - Analyses containing Details visualizations, configured to show all data when nothing is marked, may terminate when having complex markings.
  • TSWP-5203 - Data exported using the Export table (without value formatting) function is formatted.
  • TSWP-5231 - When embedding a Web Player in a web page, using a cross domain iFrame setup, and the JavaScript API is enabled, the result is the error "Interpretation error during update".
  • TSWP-4786 - The Web Player may terminate when exceptions occur due to internal identifier handling.
  • TSWP-5244 - Schedule update fail with Win32 Exception "Logon failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer".
  • TSAS-462 - Job XML content, which would assist in recognizing failed jobs, is not logged in the Automation Services log.
  • TSAS-482 - HTML Sanitizer DLL is not included in Automation Services.
20-December-2013 TS_5.5.0.48 HF-005 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • TS-31881 Using a document property as name for a line in Lines & Curves when using log transform may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly.
  • TS-31613 Highlight in a line chart is not drawn correctly when having more than two consecutive empty Y-values.
  • TS-32026 Opening the legend and/or the Colors property page for a cross table where the measures expressions are syntactically incorrect may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly.
  • TS-31882 Switching visualization to a heat map may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly if "(Column Names)" is used on a trellis axis.
  • TS-31586 Problem with opening some Excel files due to old version of the third party library Syncfusion.
  • TS-31932 Replacing data with data that has changed significantly may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly if a K-means clustering or a line similarity calculation has been performed in the analysis.
  • TS-31938 Creating a property control for the LongInteger data type in the text area may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly.
  • TS-31969 Using OVER expressions referring to cross table axes that only have (Column Names)-levels may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly.
  • TS-31769 Hovering with the mouse pointer over the Shape control after filtering when "Evaluate axis expression on" is set to "Current filtering only" may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly.
  • TS-32086 Some formatter configurations can lead to overflow during formatting. This may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly.
  • TS-32027 When loading an empty data table on demand, metadata information is lost and error messages are displayed for the data table and filters.
  • TS-32131 The RXReplace and Substitute methods are slow for common use cases.
  • TS-32181 The result of the DatePart method sometimes gets the wrong format.
  • TS-31145 Axis formatting settings may be lost when opening files of version 4.5 or earlier with multiple expressions on the Y-axis including columns of different numeric data types.
  • TS-32279 Poor responsiveness of hierarchy filters in Spotfire Web Player and text areas in Spotfire Professional when working with large data tables.
  • TS-32274 Bookmarks may become invalid after updating them to include filtering on a calculated column.
  • TS-32328 Generation of marker labels can be very slow when there are many empty values in the label column.
  • TS-32381 Changing the sort order of a tags column may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly.
  • TS-31104 When "Evaluate axis expression" is set to "Current filtering only" on an axis, OVER expressions before the THEN-keyword can give wrong results or cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly.
  • TS-32218 Using pie shapes in a scatter plot and the X or Y-axis has been set up to use auto-bin may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly.
  • TS-32295 Using aggregation where clauses to filter data for details visualizations may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly.
  • TS-32092 Visualizations using multiple tables show wrong data a) when opening an analysis file that was saved with an explicitly set column match, and b) when performing Duplicate Visualization (or Duplicate Page) if there is an explicitly set column match.
  • TS-32397 No longer possible to register two custom tools with the same name.
  • TS-32271 Creating a bookmark for a visualization using multiple tables and explicitly defined column matches may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly.
  • TS-32513 When starting Spotfire using the command prompt with the /server: switch, the login dialog is always shown even if a user has selected to save the login information.
  • TS-32395 Setting the language preference for a group has no effect.
  • TS-32363 Cannot open an analysis containing calculated columns with document properties.
  • TS-32515 Problems using BaseRowId() in the PersistentDataView.
  • TS-32661 When an old analysis containing properties connected to a property control (e.g., a drop-down list) has been saved in a corrupt state, the analysis does not update correctly.
  • TS-32568 The first assignment to a data table-, column- or document property cannot be undone by clicking undo.
  • TS-32509 When external queries are removed from the data access cache they leak the metadata table.
  • TS-32559 In some cases, using check box filters on Filter To/Filter Out columns may cause the application to close unexpectedly.
  • TS-32477 Header rows/columns are duplicated when printing empty table and cross table visualizations.
  • TS-32672 Analysis files with embedded data increase in size when re-saved.
  • TS-32659 Changing the data table relations or adding a data table in some specific analyses may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly.
  • TS-32805 Improper HTML code and scripts can be included in the text area.
  • TS-31765 Under some rare circumstances, BinByEvenDistribution may freeze.
  • TS-32802 & TS-32723 Marked items in combination with axes set to "Evaluate axis expression on" > "Current filtering only" may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly.
  • TS-32642 When attempting to open some analyses containing linked data, Spotfire may close unexpectedly. The following exception is shown: "System.Collections.Generic.KeyNotFoundException: The given key was not present in the dictionary."
  • TS-32816 When saving an analysis with a range filter's highest value set to minimum, or its lowest value set to maximum, Spotfire may close unexpectedly.
  • TS-32870 Administration Manager closes unexpectedly when working with users with the @-sign in their usernames.
  • TS-33112 Paging in the data engine does not work well under heavy allocation load.
  • TS-33122 Certain analysis created in 4.5 could not be opened in 5.5.
  • TSWP-3903 Formatting of columns through expressions (or Column Properties) is not propagated in a visualization when the user has a different locale than the Spotfire Web Player server on which the analysis is running.
  • TSWP-4223 Dynamic visualization descriptions referring to document properties do not change with the referred properties in Spotfire Web Player.
  • TSWP-4445 Spotfire may close unexpectedly with an InvalidOperationException: Attempt to read from a node that is in state 'Disposed'.
  • TSWP-4268 Using Spotfire Web Player state in combination with list box filter may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly in some scenarios.
  • TSWP-4506 If writing the state of an analysis to the library fails when closing the analysis (as indicated by an ERROR in the log: Failed to close analyses for session <>), the analysis instance will not close.
  • TSWP-4582 An unhandled exception in Syncfusion may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly.
  • TSWP-4498 Launching Spotfire from a tibcospotfire link to a server using Windows Integrated Authentication shows the login dialog with an error message instead of logging in automatically.
  • TSWP-4619 Too many induced garbage collections may lead to bad performance and long response times. Explicit calls to blocking garbage collection should only be done when really necessary (if serious memory problems occur).
  • TSWP-4569 Uncaught exception which may occur when a request is processed while a document is closing may cause the entire Spotfire Web Player to close unexpectedly.
  • TSWP-4696 Exception information is sometimes lost when Spotfire Web Player closes unexpectedly.
  • TSWP-3802 Actions in a graphical table with no marking specified are not performed when the analysis is used in Internet Explorer 10.
  • TSWP-4527 No redirection to error page upon error when Spotfire Web Player is used in a mashup. This is a cross domain issue that may occur when the mashup page and the Spotfire Web Player URL have different domains.
  • TSWP-4228 Chrome reports a SecurityError for custom visualizations appearing in mashups when the JavaScriptAPI domain is set.
  • TSWP-4920 Improve performance when opening files with zero-row tables.
  • TSWP-4869 Data table export from a cross table in Spotfire Web Player is disabled when the horizontal axis is empty.
  • TSWP-4456 When Spotfire Web Player is set up using delegated Kerberos, Scheduled Updates-calls to the Spotfire Server may fail when the session to the Spotfire Server has timed out.
  • TSWP-3916 Modification of the column width in a table while zoomed in may cause Spotfire Web Player to close unexpectedly in Firefox and Chrome.
  • TSWP-4230 Cannot open some analyses in Spotfire Web Player. The following exception is shown: "ExpressionTypeException: Table <table name> is not valid to use in this expression."
  • TSWP-5027 Spotfire Web Players with high memory footprint are sometimes temporarily unavailable for all users after performing export to PDF.
  • TSAS-450 The "Remap Information Services Catalogs And Schemas" task in Automation Services Job Builder does not remap the schema for Information Services procedure elements exported from the library. The Mapper tool does not process schema and catalog attributes of the procedures. This results in an incorrect catalog/schema for the procedures, when exported content gets imported back into the library.
  • TSDK-529 The sort order for custom tools is alphabetical in 5.5. It was previously in the order the custom tools were created.
25-October-2013 TS_5.5.0.44 HF-004 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Public Javascript API throws an exception when trying to get marked items and a filtering scheme is supplied.
  • TIBCO Spotfire Web Player memory may not be released after executing a Python script, which explicitly catches exceptions within the script.
  • PersistentDataView API throws an exception when accessing columns if underlying column name has changed.
  • PersistentDataView API may throw an exception when using additional selections.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate if using relations where one Data Table has been renamed to the original name of the other Data Table.
  • For the TIBCO Spotfire Web Player, the first rendering of a detail visualization in a shared document takes longer than the subsequent renderings.
  • For the TIBCO Spotfire Web Player, changing the selections in the hierarchy filter in the filter panel causes the hierarchy filter to disappear momentarily.
  • TIBCO Spotfire Web Player may throw an error ("Unhandled worker thread exception") when quickly interacting with property controls that change axis expressions.
  • Spotfire may become unstable when highlighting in a visualization, which contains an in-database main table and an in-memory secondary table.
  • The sort order in a List box filter may be incorrect after reload, resulting in an erroneous selection of rows.
  • Calculated Values in Text Areas have incorrect alignment for string values.
  • The formatting of a reference line label is wrong when the type of the Y-axis is LongInteger.
  • Labels get assigned to the wrong data points when there are empty values present.
  • Labels get assigned to the wrong data points when using zoom sliders.
  • When starting the client from the command line, the area attribute is ignored.
  • Trim calculation can show the wrong value when using analyses that have been saved in TIBCO Spotfire version 3.3.
  • API for drag and drop targets throws an exception when used according to the example code in SDK.
  • Data On-Demand from an Information link that is pivoted, with the pivoting based on a calculated column, may not be correctly imported if using an analysis created in TIBCO Spotfire version 4.5 or earlier.
  • Custom aggregation methods are called too many times.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when performing undo/redo (or applying bookmarks) for some analyses containing advanced expressions.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when adding columns with a large amount of data.
  • TIBCO Spotfire terminates when using FiscalYear(dateTimeNow()) expression.
  • Add Rows does not handle the case when you want to use a previously frozen column to identify row values.
  • Bad performance of the NormInv function.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when using the 'Log scale' option on the X axis together with a vertical line based on a column property in a bar chart.
  • Filtering does not affect the UniqueConcatenate function when using the Analysis Services connector.
  • The handler for tibcospotfire URLs is still set to the former Spotfire installation even if it has been uninstalled and Spotfire 5.0.x has been installed.
  • Lack of detailed progress information when performing transformations, insert rows, and insert columns.
  • ClientJobSender.exe will freeze if the user redirects the console output to a file.
  • Poor performance when working with many tables and using filtering in related data tables.
  • Bad performance on TIBCO Spotfire Web Player servers when importing data from Excel files during periods of high memory usage.
  • Insert/Edit Web Link in Text Area does not working properly for tibcospotfire URIs and some selections.
24-September-2013 TS_5.5.0.39 HF-003 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Table group collapse button not visible in Web Player filter panel if using multiple tables but only one visible table.
  • Unable to open file with erroneous curve from Data table expression.
  • Spotfire may terminate when opening or configuring an analysis containing a Combination Chart, if the Combination Chart has many multi-level 'series by' categories explicitly set.
  • Description missing in the right pane of the Open from Library dialog.
  • Spotfire may terminate when using multiple monitors and Matrox graphics card.
  • Table plot not updating properly if not limited by filtering.
  • Incorrect coloring in Cross Table and Heat Map when having measures with the same display name.
  • K-means clustering may produces only one cluster when having flat or relative flat lines.
  • Spotfire may terminate when using a visualization that contains an empty continuous color scheme.
  • The Trim calculation may give incorrect results when using analyses created in TIBCO Spotfire version 3.3 or earlier.
  • Data from an Information link that is pivoted, with the pivoting based on a calculated column, may not be correctly imported if using an analysis created in TIBCO Spotfire version 4.5 or earlier.
  • When explicitly defining relations for external tables, if you change the table drop down after the OK button has been enabled, the column(s) drop down becomes empty but the OK button is still enabled.
  • Unable to check values for Visualization title and Description in the "Export to PDF: General" dialog when using Internet Explorer.
  • Export to PDF fails if the name of the analysis contains "&" characters.
  • When exporting a Bar Chart with many bars to PDF, some bars are not visible in the PDF.
  • Slow TIBCO Spotfire Professional startup on some systems.
  • K-means calculation may fail when using column names on the X-axis.
  • Line Similarity using Euclidean distance may fail to give result.
  • An extension rendering tab control with width less than 48px results in Invalid argument when using Internet Explorer 7, 8 or 9.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when setting dendrogram to external update.
  • Unable to upgrade TIBCO Spotfire Professional that has previously been upgraded from TIBCO Spotfire 4.0.0, when running as a restricted user.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when adding rows to data based on linked data, and the data type has changed on one or more columns.
  • "Share to TIBBR" fails for TIBBR hosts of version 4.1.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when using another data table than the visualization main data table for both pie size and sector size in Pie Chart, Scatter Plot or Map Chart.
  • Unable to list schema from Teradata if there are broken or incorrectly setup views.
  • Error when using "Get Values" in a Values prompt in an Information link - "NotImplementedException at Spotfire.Dxp.Forms: The method or operation is not implemented".
  • On the Web Player Server, long running image requests are not cancelled even when the web browser is closed.
  • The Filter panel is not updated when the Filtering scheme is changed via scripting.
  • Formatters may be lost in Pivot transformations.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when using Range filter calendar control for custom date time format strings.
  • Open from Library may fail if running multiple spotfire sessions simultaneously.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate with a Stack Overflow exception when opening an analysis that uses the map operator on many values in a custom expression.
  • Mixed content warning when selecting Analysis Information in the Web Player, when using https.
  • Bad performance for large Cross Table visualizations when using auto decimals number formatting.
  • Graphical Table with y-axis = row number (baserowid) doesn't get updated when the data table is refreshed and the number of rows increases.
  • Visualization rendering take long time when having a large number of trellis panels.
  • Data Properties with the IsUserEditable flag not set is not exported in SBDF and STDF formats.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when updating an existing Line Similarity if the resulting columns have been filtered upon (this should not be possible to do).
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate under some conditions when using Conditional Coloring in Cross Tables and Heat maps, with the error "System.NullReferenceException at Spotfire.Dxp.Application.Visuals.ConditionalColoring.ColoringCollection.FindLevelByName".
13-August-2013 TS_5.5.0.36 HF-002 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • The Spotfire Client may terminate with the exception "An item with the same key has already added", when having a Cross Table or Heat Map in an invalid state and having multiple expressions for cell values that had the same alias/display name.
  • If a user, that has no license to save an analysis file to disc but only to the Library, opens an analysis from the Library, the user will not be prompted to save the file to the Library when closing the analysis.
  • The Spotfire Client may terminate when marking in a plot that uses a document property in a custom expression on a categorical axis.
  • Performance issues when handling large numbers of columns, such as changing aggregation method or re-ordering columns, in the plot properties or "Select columns" dialogs.
  • Auto-binning on Category axes prevents editing of expressions for Vertical Lines & Curves.
  • The Spotfire Client may terminate when drawing a horizontal line in Bar Charts if using expressions containing post-aggregation "THEN" statements on the Y-axis.
  • Under some conditions, analysis files that has been created with PerkinElmer Lead Discovery (LD) deployed cannot be opened if LD is not deployed.
  • The Spotfire Client may hang or terminate when populating a property control based on a column with many repeating values.
  • For Bar Charts, the layout type automatically changes from "Stacked Bars" to "Side-by-Side Bars" when bringing up the Property page for subsets if the subset "All data" is enabled.
  • Unable to change aggregation back to "None" in Select Columns dialog.
  • Rapid changes in highlights or markings in complex analyses can result in resource leaks.
  • The Spotfire Client may under some conditions terminate when editing range filter labels.
  • When using the Web Player on iPad, visualizations are only partly visible when using the setting "iPad Landscape" or "iPad Portrait".
  • Horizontal Lines based on Line from Data Table are shown even when filtered out if "Compensate for missing values" is checked.
  • In Graphical Tables, header texts can disappear when scrolling horizontally.
  • The Spotfire Client may in some circumstances terminate while opening analyses with the exception "System.IndexOutOfRangeException while loading file.".
  • Add columns and Add rows may join on the wrong column if the column to join on is a calculated column that is added as an import transformation, if the analysis was created in a version before 5.0. This may, for example, lead to columns with no data.
  • Graphical Tables don't show any visual marking indication when "specify separate data limiting" is used.
  • In analyses with linked data, any calculated columns based on linked data causes those data tables to be stored as embedded data (instead of linked) in the analysis, which can result in large file sizes.
  • Calculated columns that depends on a list value document property are not recalculated if the document property has the value null.
  • Axis selectors are not updated when changing Bar Chart orientation in Web Player via script.
  • Scatter Plot legends sometimes do not show all shapes that are shown in the plot if the number of shapes in the unfiltered data exceeds 256.
  • Imported color schemes may in some cases not be applied correctly.
  • In Table Plots with data limited using expressions, expressions that contains non-processor document properties may cause the plot to not be updated in all cases.
  • The Spotfire Client may hang for some time after a column selector has been clicked on.
  • Line Chart value labels for marked rows will not be displayed for some marked rows, if there are more rows in the Data Table than the "max number of labels" setting.
  • No images are returned when using Image from URL in Table Plots, if connecting to a server that requires NTLM authentication.
  • Under some conditions, the "filtered by others"-indication for hierarchy filters can cause performance issues when used with large data sets in the Web Player and/or Text Areas.
  • Under some circumstances, various components (such as Visualizations, Text Area controls and custom components) may react as if a Document, Table or Column property value or data in a column has changed although it has not.
  • When using custom DateTime format with Range Filters, clicking on the Calendar icon may cause the Spotfire Client to terminate.
  • Removing columns from Cross Table Plot in the select columns dialog crashed spotfire if the columns were continuous.
05-July-2013 TS_5.5.0.33 HF-001 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • The API GetBaseRowIndexes returns an error and filtering is not applied when using multiple derived DataViews (for example, an aggregated DataView based on a non-aggregated DataView based on a DataTable).
  • In certain rare circumstances, Spotfire may become unstable when saving a file.
  • Dates formatted as "dates including months and not any time parts" in Microsoft Excel are imported incorrectly into Spotfire.
  • If the Line Similarity tool, or the K-means Clustering tool, has been run on data filtered by a list box filter, the file cannot be saved.
  • When adding or removing a document, column, or table property used as an Input parameter in the Data Functions UI, the result may be inconsistent and cause Spotfire to become unstable.
  • Unnecessarily high memory consumption for the operation "Add rows" when having many columns.
  • Spotfire becomes unstable when highlighting or marking in a bar chart with a custom expression like "[C] is null" or "([C]<4) IN (True)" on the category axis.
  • At certain screen resolutions, tooltips are displayed outside the visible screen area.
  • When an analysis contains large data sets, rendering and filtering may take some time, and TIBCO Spotfire Web Player may become unstable if data is exported while visualizations are still in the process of rendering or filtering.
  • Custom visualizations using the DataView API that request a "group by column" return an error when the same column is used several times.
  • Bookmarks created in version 4.5 or earlier may fail when opened in 5.5.
  • Bookmarks may fail directly after creation when having related data tables in the analysis.
  • Use of column properties in an analysis activates the recalculation icon for Data Relationships.
  • When under heavy load, Automation Services jobs creating PDF files may fail with an InvalidOperationException.
  • Spotfire may become unstable when using data table properties that are named the same in custom expressions, even though the data table properties come from different data tables.
  • A relation set up between two data tables does not recover when an on-demand data table is based on a procedure and the relation at some point has had an input that did not return anything.
  • A certain calculated column in a 5.0 analysis, is no longer valid in 5.5 because columns have been renamed to each other.
  • When a data table used in a filter relation, related to a visualization with a marking, is deleted, Spotfire becomes unstable.
  • Different hash values are computed for +0.0 and -0.0, resulting in, for example, broken filters.
  • Wrong result when using an additive aggregation method (e.g., Sum) having an OVER expression containing a single AllPrevious, intersected with an odd number of nested Parent larger than 2.
  • Relations from 4.5 with implicit cast (relations where the columns from both data tables are of different data types after any applied methods) do not work in versions later than Spotfire 4.5.
  • Opening a file with a dendrogram created in an older version of Spotfire, may cause Spotfire to become unstable.
  • WeightedAverage gives wrong result in visualizations when filtering is applied.
  • All filters in an old analysis are missing when the analysis is opened in Spotfire Web Player 5.5.0, if the analysis contains more than one data table, but the filters are set to be visible for only one of the data tables.
  • Incorrect use of ColumnProperty, DataTableProperty and DocumentProperty functions in custom expressions can cause Spotfire to become unstable (if the argument is something other than a string).


For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire Client 5.5.x, please refer to the Release Notes
For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire Web Player 5.5.x, please refer to the Release Notes
For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire Automation Services 5.5.x, please refer to the Release Notes




 Latest Collection of Hotfixes for TIBCO Spotfire 5.0.x (Client, Web Player and Automation Services)


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NOTE: Comments regarding upgrading to the latest Service Pack - TIBCO Spotfire Service Pack 5.0.2:

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Release Date Hotfix # Description
09-April-2014 TS_5.0.2.62 HF-015 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • This hotfix corresponds to Service Pack version 5.0.2, but in addition to that, it also contains the latest previous hotfixes, which are not included in the Service Pack.
    If you apply this hotfix, there is no need to install Service Pack version 5.0.2.
    If you have already installed Service Pack version 5.0.2, make sure to apply this hotfix as well.

    For more information about the Service Pack, please refer to the April 09, 2014 TIBCO Security Advisory for TIBCO Spotfire
02-April-2014 TS_5.0.1.61 HF-014 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • TS-33801 - May terminate when pie chart, inside of map chart, contains a data table named "MapChart".
  • TS-33782 - May terminate when filtering all data for specific Cross Table setup (only horizontal axis set and sorting of 1st row).
  • TS-33764 - Improved performance and memory consumption when using columns with few unique strings.
  • TS-33759 - May terminate when using reference curves with decimal values.
  • TS-33765 - Errors when using ']' characters in input expressions for on-demand or data functions.
  • TS-33772 - Calculated column in the input table changes type when based on another table with empty data.
  • TS-33807 - May terminate for some visualization configurations when using the DataTableProperty method on a categorical axis.
  • TS-33785 - May terminate when running Regression Modelling or Classification Modelling on Windows 8.1.
  • TS-33790 - May terminate when marking or highlighting in a box plot, having no categorical axis when index set marking is performed.
  • TS-33987 - Last row in table visualization is not recognized as TablePlotCellContext and the custom tool is greyed-out.
  • TS-34013 - String sorting could cause failure in rare cases.
  • TS-33744 - Unhandled exception when editing graphical table rule.
  • TS-34147 - Empty table visualization is missing when exporting to PDF with message "Trellis panels and table rows not visible on screen".
  • TS-34135 - May terminate when replacing data table.
  • TS-34189 - Calculations on Currency may, in rare cases, become invalid.
  • TS-33796 - More than two nested IF statements using LongInteger type data makes the expression invalid in 5.0.1.
  • TS-34179 - Change data type transformation when adding or replacing data table with thousands of columns takes longer than expected.
  • TS-34215 - The fix for TS-33224 does not handle the case when the analysis has been resaved in a post 4.5 version.
  • TS-34045 - May terminate for a line chart when trying to mark more than a certain number of rows.
  • TSWP-5289 - Web Player may terminate during PDF export with message "Illegal operation attempted on a registry key that has been marked for deletion".
  • TSWP-5285 - Executing script to change visualization description in Web Player does take effect immediately.
  • TSWP-5319 - Decreased memory consumption can cause application to stop responding when having large documents.
  • TSWP-5351 - May terminate when opening analyses with inconsistent relations.
  • TSWP-5341 - Hierarchical clustering can cause application to stop responding for some low-memory scenarios.
  • TSWP-5388 - Possible failure related to the automatic closure of inactive analysis.
  • TSWP-5454 - Paged-out data is not always removed correctly.
  • TSWP-5509 - When opening analysis in Web Player, existing bookmarks take longer than expected to appear.
14-February-2014 TS_5.0.1.58 HF-013 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • TS-32896 - Filtering on calculated Columns in analyses created in version 4.5 or earlier is inconsistent.
  • TS-32908 - The application may terminate if analysis has properties casting from Boolean to String.
  • TS-32918 - The application may terminate when performing adding rows transformation on data with missing columns.
  • TS-33135 - Internal data cache threading issue.
  • TS-33145 - Max age for query cache entries is not configurable.
  • TS-33200 - Null values cause the median function to fail.
  • TS-33268 - Inconsistent cyclic dependencies warnings in Manage Relations dialog.
  • TS-33228 - Calculated Columns with erroneous datatype DateTime may become invalid during conversion to the Date data type when using analyses created in version 4.5 or earlier.
  • TS-33376 - Reset button in Tools Options does not reset language preference.
  • TS-33397 - Incorrect filtering when using Range filter with custom sort order.
  • TS-33424 - When using LongIntegers on plot axes together with StdDev lines, the plot axis ticks are shifted.
  • TS-33440 - Box Plot rendering performance is slow.
  • TS-33490 - Log in fails when switching between two TIBCO Spotfire Servers using Single Sign-On (Kerberos and/or NTLM).
  • TS-33496 - Expressions containing the DatePart method may under some conditions cause the application to terminate.
  • TS-33224 - When loading analyses created in version 4.5 or earlier, multiple inserted columns/rows may use the wrong join column when the correct join column is a calculated column from an import transformation on a table created from an information link.
  • TS-33523 - Visualizations that depend on a calculated column using a Document or Table property may stop updating.
  • TS-33511 - The application may terminate when applying bookmarks on columns that have other types than when bookmark was created.
  • TS-33557 - Misleading marking behavior when clicking in Cross Table row grand total if a plot scroll bar is visible.
  • TS-33564 - The application may terminate when opening specific old analyses, created in version 3.2 or previous, that contain reference lines with labels and tool tips.
  • TS-33611 - The application may terminate when displaying an Iron Python dialog pop-up with the Bookmark panel docked and visible.
  • TS-32432 - The application may terminate when exceptions occur due to internal identifier handling..
  • TSWP-5202 - Data exported using the Export table (without value formatting) function is formatted.
  • TSWP-5230 - When embedding a Web Player in a web page, using a cross domain iFrame setup, and the JavaScript API is enabled, the result is the error "Interpretation error during update".
  • TSWP-4785 - The Web Player may terminate when exceptions occur due to internal identifier handling..
  • TSWP-5243 - Schedule update fail with Win32 Exception "Logon failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer".
  • TSAS-481 - HTML Sanitizer DLL is not included in Automation Services.
20-December-2013 TS_5.0.1.54 HF-012 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • TS-31613 Highlight in a line chart is not drawn correctly when having more than two consecutive empty Y-values.
  • TS-32026 Opening the legend and/or the Colors property page for a cross table where the measures expressions are syntactically incorrect may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly.
  • TS-31882 Switching visualization to a heat map may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly if "(Column Names)" is used on a trellis axis.
  • TS-31932 Replacing data with data that has changed significantly may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly if a K-means clustering or a line similarity calculation has been performed in the analysis.
  • TS-31938 Creating a property control for the LongInteger data type in the text area may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly.
  • TS-31969 Using OVER expressions referring to cross table axes that only have (Column Names)-levels may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly.
  • TS-32086 Some formatter configurations can lead to overflow during formatting. This may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly.
  • TS-32027 When loading an empty data table on demand, metadata information is lost and error messages are displayed for the data table and filters.
  • TS-32131 The RXReplace and Substitute methods are slow for common use cases.
  • TS-32181 The result of the DatePart method sometimes gets the wrong format.
  • TS-31145 Axis formatting settings may be lost when opening files of version 4.5 or earlier with multiple expressions on the Y-axis including columns of different numeric data types.
  • TS-32274 Bookmarks may become invalid after updating them to include filtering on a calculated column.
  • TS-32328 Generation of marker labels can be very slow when there are many empty values in the label column.
  • TS-32218 Using pie shapes in a scatter plot and the X or Y-axis has been set up to use auto-bin may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly.
  • TS-32395 Setting the language preference for a group has no effect.
  • TS-32363 Cannot open an analysis containing calculated columns with document properties.
  • TS-32515 Problems using BaseRowId() in the PersistentDataView.
  • TS-32115 Spotfire may close unexpectedly when quickly changing the value of a property used in a DocumentProperty call.
  • TS-32661 When an old analysis containing properties connected to a property control (e.g., a drop-down list) has been saved in a corrupt state, the analysis does not update correctly.
  • TS-32568 The first assignment to a data table-, column- or document property cannot be undone by clicking undo.
  • TS-32509 When external queries are removed from the data access cache they leak the metadata table.
  • TS-32559 In some cases, using check box filters on Filter To/Filter Out columns may cause the application to close unexpectedly.
  • TS-32477 Header rows/columns are duplicated when printing empty table and cross table visualizations.
  • TS-32672 Analysis files with embedded data increase in size when re-saved.
  • TS-32805 Improper HTML code and scripts can be included in the text area.
  • TS-31765 Under some rare circumstances, BinByEvenDistribution may freeze.
  • TS-32642 When attempting to open some analyses containing linked data, Spotfire may close unexpectedly. The following exception is shown: "System.Collections.Generic.KeyNotFoundException: The given key was not present in the dictionary."
  • TS-32816 When saving an analysis with a range filter's highest value set to minimum, or its lowest value set to maximum, Spotfire may close unexpectedly.
  • TS-33112 Paging in the data engine does not work well under heavy allocation load.
  • TSWP-3903 Formatting of columns through expressions (or Column Properties) is not propagated in a visualization when the user has a different locale than the Spotfire Web Player server on which the analysis is running.
  • TSWP-4445 Spotfire may close unexpectedly with an InvalidOperationException: Attempt to read from a node that is in state 'Disposed'.
  • TSWP-4268 Using Spotfire Web Player state in combination with list box filter may cause Spotfire to close unexpectedly in some scenarios.
  • TSWP-4506 If writing the state of an analysis to the library fails when closing the analysis (as indicated by an ERROR in the log: Failed to close analyses for session <>), the analysis instance will not close.
  • TSWP-4582 Unhandled exception in Syncfusion caused Spotfire to close unexpectedly. Fixed by no longer parsing data during finalization.
  • TSWP-4498 Launching Spotfire from a tibcospotfire link to a server using Windows Integrated Authentication shows the login dialog with an error message instead of logging in automatically.
  • TSWP-4619 Too many induced garbage collections may lead to bad performance and long response times. Explicit calls to blocking garbage collection should only be done when really necessary (if serious memory problems occur).
  • TSWP-4569 Uncaught exception which may occur when a request is processed while a document is closing may cause the entire Spotfire Web Player to close unexpectedly.
  • TSWP-4696 Exception information is sometimes lost when Spotfire Web Player closes unexpectedly.
  • TSWP-3802 Actions in a graphical table with no marking specified are not performed when the analysis is used in Internet Explorer 10.
  • TSWP-4527 No redirection to error page upon error when Spotfire Web Player is used in a mashup. This is a cross domain issue that may occur when the mashup page and the Spotfire Web Player URL have different domains.
  • TSWP-4228 Chrome reports a SecurityError for custom visualizations appearing in mashups when the JavaScriptAPI domain is set.
  • TSWP-4920 Improve performance when opening files with zero-row tables.
  • TSWP-4869 Data table export from a cross table in Spotfire Web Player is disabled when the horizontal axis is empty.
  • TSWP-4456 When Spotfire Web Player is set up using delegated Kerberos, Scheduled Updates-calls to the Spotfire Server may fail when the session to the Spotfire Server has timed out.
  • TSWP-3916 Modification of the column width in a table while being zoomed in may cause Spotfire Web Player to close unexpectedly in Firefox and Chrome.
  • TSWP-4230 Cannot open some analyses in Spotfire Web Player. The following exception is shown: "ExpressionTypeException: Table <table name> is not valid to use in this expression."
  • TSWP-5027 Spotfire Web Player with high memory footprint is sometimes temporarily unavailable for all users after performing export to PDF.
  • TSAS-450 The "Remap Information Services Catalogs And Schemas" task in Automation Services Job Builder does not remap the schema for Information Services procedure elements exported from the library. The Mapper tool does not process schema and catalog attributes of the procedures. This results in an incorrect catalog/schema for the procedures, when exported content gets imported back into the library.
24-October-2013 TS_5.0.1.49 HF-011 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Public Javascript API throws an exception when trying to get marked items and a filtering scheme is supplied.
  • TIBCO Spotfire Web Player memory may not be released after executing a Python script, which explicitly catches exceptions within the script.
  • PersistentDataView API throws an exception when accessing columns if underlying column name has changed.
  • PersistentDataView API may throw an exception when using additional selections.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate if using relations where one Data Table has been renamed to the original name of the other Data Table.
  • For the TIBCO Spotfire Web Player, the first rendering of a detail visualization in a shared document takes longer than the subsequent renderings.
  • For the TIBCO Spotfire Web Player, changing the selections in the hierarchy filter in the filter panel causes the hierarchy filter to disappear momentarily.
  • TIBCO Spotfire Web Player may throw an error ("Unhandled worker thread exception") when quickly interacting with property controls that change axis expressions.
  • The sort order in a List box filter may be incorrect after reload, resulting in an erroneous selection of rows.
  • Calculated Values in Text Areas have incorrect alignment for string values.
  • The formatting of a reference line label is wrong when the type of the Y-axis is LongInteger.
  • Axis expressions that cannot be combined with missing values compensation may result in empty visualizations.
  • Trim calculation can show the wrong value when using analyses that have been saved in TIBCO Spotfire version 3.3.
  • Data On-Demand from an Information link that is pivoted, with the pivoting based on a calculated column, may not be correctly imported if using an analysis created in TIBCO Spotfire version 4.5 or earlier.
  • API for drag and drop targets throws an exception when used according to the example code in SDK.
  • Custom aggregation methods are called too many times.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when performing undo/redo (or applying bookmarks) for some analyses containing advanced expressions.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when adding columns with a large amount of data.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when using the 'Log scale' option on the X-axis together with a vertical line based on a column property in a Bar chart.
  • Add Rows does not handle the case when you want to use a previously frozen column to identify row values.
  • Bad performance of the NormInv function.
  • The handler for tibcospotfire URLs is still set to the former Spotfire installation even if it has been uninstalled and Spotfire 5.0.x has been installed.
  • Lack of detailed progress information when performing transformations, insert rows, and insert columns.
  • Bad performance on TIBCO Spotfire Web Player servers when importing data from Excel files during periods of high memory usage.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when a visualization, with a categorical preprocessor expression on an axis, is switched to another visualization.
  • Insert/Edit Web Link in Text Area does not work properly for tibcospotfire URIs and some selections.
20-September-2013 TS_5.0.1.42 HF-010 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Table group collapse button not visible in Web Player filter panel if using multiple tables but only one visible table.
  • Unable to open file with erroneous curve from Data table expression.
  • Spotfire may terminate when opening or configuring an analysis containing a Combination Chart, if the Combination Chart has many multi-level 'series by' categories explicitly set.
  • Description missing in the right pane of the Open from Library dialog.
  • Table plot not updating properly if not limited by filtering.
  • Incorrect coloring in Cross Table and Heat Map when having measures with the same display name.
  • K-means clustering may produces only one cluster when having flat or relative flat lines.
  • Spotfire may terminate when using a visualization that contains an empty continuous color scheme.
  • The Trim calculation may give incorrect results when using analyses created in TIBCO Spotfire version 3.3 or earlier.
  • Data from an Information link that is pivoted, with the pivoting based on a calculated column, may not be correctly imported if using an analysis created in TIBCO Spotfire version 4.5 or earlier.
  • Export to PDF fails if the name of the analysis contains "&" characters.
  • When exporting a Bar Chart with many bars to PDF, some bars are not visible in the PDF.
  • Slow TIBCO Spotfire Professional startup on some systems.
  • K-means calculation may fail when using column names on the X-axis.
  • Line Similarity using Euclidean distance may fail to give result.
  • An extension rendering tab control with width less than 48px results in Invalid argument when using Internet Explorer 7, 8 or 9.
  • Unable to upgrade TIBCO Spotfire Professional that has previously been upgraded from TIBCO Spotfire 4.0.0, when running as a restricted user.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when adding rows to data based on linked data, and the data type has changed on one or more columns.
  • "Share to TIBBR" fails for TIBBR hosts of version 4.1.
  • On the Web Player Server, long running image requests are not cancelled even when the web browser is closed.
  • The Filter panel is not updated when the Filtering scheme is changed via scripting.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when using Range filter calendar control for custom date time format strings.
  • Open from Library may fail if running multiple spotfire sessions simultaneously.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate with a Stack Overflow exception when opening an analysis that uses the map operator on many values in a custom expression.
  • Mixed content warning when selecting Analysis Information in the Web Player, when using https.
  • Bad performance for large Cross Table visualizations when using auto decimals number formatting.
  • Graphical Table with y-axis = row number (baserowid) doesn't get updated when the data table is refreshed and the number of rows increases.
  • Visualization rendering take long time when having a large number of trellis panels.
  • Data Properties with the IsUserEditable flag not set is not exported in SBDF and STDF formats.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when updating an existing Line Similarity if the resulting columns have been filtered upon (this should not be possible to do).
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate under some conditions when using Conditional Coloring in Cross Tables and Heat maps, with the error "System.NullReferenceException at Spotfire.Dxp.Application.Visuals.ConditionalColoring.ColoringCollection.FindLevelByName".
13-August-2013 TS_5.0.1.34 HF-009 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • If a user, that has no license to save an analysis file to disc but only to the Library, opens an analysis from the Library, the user will not be prompted to save the file to the Library when closing the analysis.
  • The Spotfire Client may terminate when marking in a plot that uses a document property in a custom expression on a categorical axis.
  • Performance issues when handling large numbers of columns, such as changing aggregation method or re-ordering columns, in the plot properties or "Select columns" dialogs.
  • Removing columns from Cross Table Plot in the select columns dialog crashed spotfire if the columns were continuous.
  • Under some conditions, analysis files that has been created with PerkinElmer Lead Discovery (LD) deployed cannot be opened if LD is not deployed.
  • The Spotfire Client may hang or terminate when populating a property control based on a column with many repeating values.
  • Unable to change aggregation back to "None" in Select Columns dialog.
  • Rapid changes in highlights or markings in complex analyses can result in resource leaks.
  • The Web Player Server may not free all resources for an analysis (which only contains embedded data) when it's closed, if the same analysis was opened a second time after it was first opened.
  • Under some conditions, the Web Player Server can end up in a state where it's consuming 100% CPU and making little (if any) progress.
  • The Spotfire Client may under some conditions terminate when editing range filter labels.
  • When using the Web Player on iPad, visualizations are only partly visible when using the setting "iPad Landscape" or "iPad Portrait".
  • Horizontal Lines based on Line from Data Table are shown even when filtered out if "Compensate for missing values" is checked.
  • The Spotfire Client may terminate when refreshing dendograms.
  • In Graphical Tables, header texts can disappear when scrolling horizontally.
  • Add columns and Add rows may join on the wrong column if the column to join on is a calculated column that is added as an import transformation, if the analysis was created in a version before 5.0. This may, for example, lead to columns with no data.
  • In analyses with linked data, any calculated columns based on linked data causes those data tables to be stored as embedded data (instead of linked) in the analysis, which can result in large file sizes.
  • The Spotfire Client may terminate if you filter out all values in a Cross Table with sorting, with the options "Show only top/bottom" and "Indicate hidden rows" enabled, provided the setting "Show all values" has been applied on the vertical axis.
  • Calculated columns that depends on a list value document property are not recalculated if the document property has the value null.
  • Axis selectors are not updated when changing Bar Chart orientation in Web Player via script.
  • Scatter Plot legends sometimes do not show all shapes that are shown in the plot if the number of shapes in the unfiltered data exceeds 256.
  • Imported color schemes may in some cases not be applied correctly.
  • In Table Plots with data limited using expressions, expressions that contains non-processor document properties may cause the plot to not be updated in all cases.
  • No images are returned when using Image from URL in Table Plots, if connecting to a server that requires NTLM authentication.
  • Under some conditions, the "filtered by others"-indication for hierarchy filters can cause performance issues when used with large data sets in the Web Player and/or Text Areas.
  • Under some circumstances, various components (such as Visualizations, Text Area controls and custom components) may react as if a Document, Table or Column property value or data in a column has changed although it has not.
27-June-2013 TS_5.0.1.26 HF-008 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • If network problems have prevented images in tables from appearing, Spotfire does not attempt to fetch the missing images again.
  • In certain rare circumstances, Spotfire may become unstable when saving a file.
  • Dates formatted as "dates including months and not any time parts" in Microsoft Excel are imported incorrectly into Spotfire.
  • When using a bookmark in a text area that changes the alignment of a map chart via link to page layout, Spotfire becomes unstable.
  • Filter groups are always expanded in the Web Player and cannot be collapsed in an analysis with only one data table.
  • If the Line Similarity tool, or the K-means Clustering tool, has been run on data filtered by a list box filter, the file cannot be saved.
  • When adding or removing a document, column, or table property used as an Input parameter in the Data Functions UI, the result may be inconsistent and cause Spotfire to become unstable.
  • When a visualization is affected by a specific expression containing an if-statement condition with Rank and Sum, the visualization becomes unresponsive.
  • Marking in a visualization using in-db data results in incorrectly marked markers, when a currency column is used on a categorical axis, and the underlying decimal column contains multiple representations of the same value.
  • Unnecessarily high memory consumption for the operation "Add rows" when having many columns.
  • At certain screen resolutions, tooltips are displayed outside the visible screen area.
  • Spotfire becomes unstable when highlighting or marking in a bar chart with a custom expression like "[C] is null" or "([C]<4) IN (True)" on the category axis.
  • When an analysis contains large data sets, rendering and filtering may take some time, and TIBCO Spotfire Web Player may become unstable if data is exported while visualizations are still in the process of rendering or filtering.
  • Custom visualizations using the DataView API, that request a "group by column", return an error when the same column is used several times.
  • Bookmarks created in version 4.5 or earlier may fail when opened in 5.0.
  • Bookmarks may fail directly after creation when having related data tables in the analysis.
  • Use of column properties in an analysis activates the recalculation icon for Data Relationships.
  • When under heavy load, Automation Services jobs creating PDF files may fail with an InvalidOperationException.
  • Spotfire may become unstable when using data table properties that are named the same in custom expressions, even though the data table properties come from different data tables.
  • A relation set up between two data tables does not recover when an on-demand data table is based on a procedure and the relation at some point has had an input that did not return anything.
  • The Update web service for scheduled updates always produces an error when called.
  • When a data table used in a filter relation, related to a visualization with a marking, is deleted, Spotfire becomes unstable.
  • Different hash values are computed for +0.0 and -0.0, resulting in, for example, broken filters.
  • Wrong result when using an additive aggregation method (e.g., Sum) having an OVER expression containing a single AllPrevious, intersected with an odd number of nested Parent larger than 2.
  • Relations from 4.5 with implicit cast (relations where the columns from both data tables are of different data types after any applied methods) do not work in versions later than Spotfire 4.5.
  • Opening a file with a dendrogram created in an older version of Spotfire, may cause Spotfire to become unstable.
  • WeightedAverage gives wrong result in visualizations when filtering is applied.
  • Setting up relations in the add data tables dialog will under several circumstances cause Spotfire to become unstable.
  • All filters in an old analysis are missing when the analysis is opened in Spotfire Web Player 5.0.1, if the analysis contains more than one data table, but the filters are set to be visible for only one of the data tables.
  • Incorrect use of ColumnProperty, DataTableProperty and DocumentProperty functions in custom expressions can cause Spotfire to become unstable (if the argument is something other than a string).
  • The API GetBaseRowIndexes returns an error, and filtering is not applied when using multiple derived DataViews (for example, an aggregated DataView based on a non-aggregated DataView based on a DataTable).
24-May-2013 TS_5.0.1.23 HF-007 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • The Memory usage in Spotfire Client is too high under certain conditions.
  • The Spotfire Client may terminate when choosing "View Members" on "Members of Group" in "Groups and Licenses" in Administration Manager.
  • Missing BinBySpecificLimit method for string columns.
  • Unable to open analysis files with broken embedded data.
  • A plot with a missing column on an axis does not start working when the column is added to the dataset.
  • The "Insert Calculated Column" dialog is only partially visible at 1024x768 resolution, 120dpi setting.
  • The Automation Services Job Builder window is only partially visible at 1366x768 resolution.
  • Range Filter thumbs change position when typing valid non-existing values for lower and upper thumbs.
  • Bar Chart labels are hidden when using trellis (with one trellis panel), multiple scales and negative bar.
  • Value column names in Pivot, based on empty values, are different in version 5.0.x compared to previous versions. The word (Empty) is absent.
  • Use of Details Visualizations can under some conditions cause instability in Spotfire Client.
  • Use of Custom extensions can under some conditions cause instability in Spotfire Client.
  • Calculated values are missing in visualizations generated by Export to PDF.
  • When setting a color segment by column property value in Table Plots, the Spotfire Client may terminate.
  • When creating a Color rule based on a Data table property, the Spotfire Client may terminate.
  • Error when opening any analysis file in the Web Player when using Google Chrome version 27 - "Interpretation error during update".
  • Bad performance in Graphical table when filtering.
  • Bad performance in the Change Data Type transformation dialog.
  • The Spotfire Client may under some conditions terminate when doing a Pivot.
  • Spotfire does not terminate properly if an extension to Spotfire has used a PersistentDataView with an illegal expression.
  • Not possible to create calculated columns on views, when working with the API.
  • Creation of cascaded views fails when adding expressions referring to base view, when working with the API.
26-April-2013 TS_5.0.1.19 HF-006 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • UniqueCount returns different values depending on if the argument is constant or not when all values are null.
  • When opening an analysis containing both a Heat Map limited by filtering or marking, as well as at least two Data tables with a relation, the client can become unstable.
  • No statistical values are shown when calculating Data Relationships Anova, when there were exactly two distinct categories in the calculation.
  • A Bar Chart visualizing a Data Relationships Anova incorrectly modifies the Data table.
  • Use of the Data Relationships Chi-Square calculation can cause the client to become unstable.
  • Under some conditions, data can be incorrectly filtered when using range filters.
  • Unmarking is not possible in nested details visualizations when using trellis conditions.
  • When opening analyses created in older versions, properties used in reference lines are permanently replaced by their current value.
  • Visualizations containing both columns of Currency type on an axis as well as reference lines, which worked in earlier versions, result in the error message "Invalid type for function call 'Log10'" when viewed in version 5.0.
  • Lines and curves in Line Charts are not drawn correctly when using limit by marking and having (Column Names) on the X-axis.
  • Highlights are not propagated to visualizations with multiple non-aggregated expressions on continuous axes.
  • Spotfire client can become unstable when the Manage Relations dialog is opened.
  • Computations using external aggregation methods when all data is filtered out can cause the client to become unstable.
  • When sorting the X-axis in a Combination Chart, line marker labels can display the wrong values.
  • Using an OVER expression on the cell values axis in a Cross table can cause the client to become unstable.
  • Memory is not properly released after editing custom expressions.
  • Changing the data range of a range filter may cause the client to become unstable.
  • OVER expressions in an aggregated context (for example, on the cell value axis in Cross table) that is navigating over Data table columns/hierarchies (i.e. not only over axes) are computed differently in 5.0 than in previous versions.
12-April-2013 TS_5.0.1.17 HF-005 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • In a Text Area, right-clicking on a button and selecting "Edit Text Area" may under certain conditions cause Spotfire to terminate.
  • Configuration blocks with document properties do not work if the document is shared.
  • Custom methods with argument type overloading do not work, e.g., if a Foo method taking integers and a Foo method taking strings have been defined, only one of the methods will actually be used.
  • Web Player memory usage can keep increasing when loading analyses with linked data.
  • Under some conditions, the Web Player does not release memory properly for analyses containing Table plots.
  • Using the Web Player, an empty white page is shown in the web browser when opening an analysis while it is being loaded by Scheduled Updates.
  • Clicking Undo followed by Redo after creating a data relation causes the application to become unstable.
  • Case expressions are evaluated differently in 5.0.x compared to 4.x with respect to null values.
  • Instability when using subtotals in Cross Tables with hierarchies on the vertical axes.
  • Instability when moving hierarchy slider in Cross Table.
  • Continuous heavy load on Web Player server over extended periods of time can lead to memory not being released properly.
  • Instability caused by failure to parse certain expressions when opening analyses created in previous versions of Spotfire.
  • In version 5.0.1, a row containing only "" is no longer discarded when reading text data files.
  • Multiple non-aggregating expressions cannot be used on the y-axis in Line, Combination or Bar Charts.
  • Calling API method DataTable.GetRows without any cursors may lead to instability - the error message is "Creating a datarowcursor with zero cursors will not result in any work getting done".
  • Spotfire may terminate when managing relations, after having removed a column used in a relation and then also renamed the Data table it belonged to.
08-April-2013 TS_5.0.1.14 HF-004 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • After upgrading to 5.0.x, Map charts with column property names in lower case do not display.
  • In Heat Maps, setting labels for columns set from property causes instability in Spotfire.
  • Using invalid OVER expression on a measure (not an axis) causes instability in Spotfire.
  • Freezing a calculated column causes instability in Spotfire.
  • Bad performance when opening files in the Web Player.
  • Spotfire may terminate when changing marking using the keyboard, when having a header row with row size > 1.
  • Property value set to null used for data function call may cause exception - "Object Reference not set to an instancee of an object".
  • Under some conditions, wrong values can be filtered when selecting them in filters.
  • Slow loading of some analyses, caused by bad performance in custom expressions like "Avg(..) OVER LastPeriods(180,..)".
  • Precision loss can cause markers to disappear in Map Chart when using auto zoom.
  • Upper limit of range changes when selecting lower limit via date picker.
  • Line charts and Combination charts with multiple y-axis measures do not work with data from Microsoft Analysis Services. They just display an error message like "Could not find column Color_Key0".
  • When inserting columns with the same name as the key-column from the original data, the new columns with that name are not added correctly.
  • The logic for deserializing service names was inverted for the Oracle connector causing it to always revert to using SID in the connection string.
  • Incorrect saving of analyses containing list box filters for date/time columns and a marking resulted in invalid files, causing instability when reopened.
  • When running Web Player mashups on the iPad, and the orientation of the iPad is changed, the size of the Web Player page is too small compared to the size of the surrounding mashup.
  • An analysis running several information links at once will only get 4 connections between the client and the server.
  • Error when exporting to PDF with FIPS enabled - "This implementation is not part of the Windows Platform FIPS validated cryptographic algorithms".
  • Pivot column naming when having no aggregation differs from previous versions of Spotfire.
  • Instability in Spotfire when cube data is used and a Combination chart bar is changed to a line.
13-March-2013 TS_5.0.1.13 HF-003 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Hotfix that updates to Service Pack version 5.0.1
06-February-2013 TS_5.0.0.66 HF-002 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Client exception when using "Get Values" for a Prompted Information Link (of type "Values").
  • Unable to open certain 4.0 analysis files in 5.0.
  • Cannot open Excel file when it has "array" calculations in it.
  • Problem with the filtering panel in combination with a custom visual.
  • Instability in Spotfire Client with R data function.
  • Added support for Oracle 11gR1 in the Oracle Data adapter.
  • Instability in Spotfire Client when using nested aggregation.
  • The ability to add the same column twice, with the same aggregation, is broken in 5.0.
  • PersistentDataView creation causes a System.AccessViolationException.
  • Instability in Data Engine.
  • Passwords containing semicolon characters are not masked correctly in the User Interface.
  • Some analyses created in older versions, containing On-demand Data Tables, cannot be opened in 5.0.
  • Incorrect evaluation of case statements under some conditions.
  • Custom calculation and aggregation methods do not show up in axis selector menus under aggregation.
  • Error page does not escape parameters properly.
  • Exception in Web Player after clicking on bookmark, moving away from the page and then back.
  • For Bar Charts viewed in the Web Player, value axis selectors for Y-Axes display wrong text/color, and axis titles are misplaced when using multiple scales.
  • Exception in Web Player when changing filter selection and marking in a specific file.
  • Unable to open 4.5 analyses containing On-Demand and Relations after re-saving them in 5.0.
21-December-2012 TS_5.0.0.61 HF-001 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Certain Library files cannot be opened in 5.0.
  • Client may terminate when Insert Columns joins data on different data types.
  • Selecting a value in a List Box Filter and saving the analysis may cause Spotfire client to terminate.
  • Incorrect Resource tmp file handling prevents saving.
  • Certain analysis files built in 4.5.0 fail to open in 5.0.
  • Analysis file created in 4.5 with Pivot may cause 5.0 client to terminate.


For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire Client 5.0.x, please refer to the Release Notes
For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire Web Player 5.0.x, please refer to the Release Notes
For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire Automation Services 5.0.x, please refer to the Release Notes




 Latest Collection of Hotfixes for TIBCO Spotfire 4.5.x (Client, Web Player and Automation Services)


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NOTE: Comments regarding upgrading to the latest Service Pack - TIBCO Spotfire Service Pack 4.5.2:

Please note that if you already have an older TIBCO Spotfire 4.5.x environment, there is no need to install TIBCO Spotfire 4.5.2 - simply apply the latest TIBCO Spotfire 4.5.x hotfix available here (the hotfix TS_4.5.2.66 HF-017 corresponds to 4.5.2).



Release Date Hotfix # Description
09-April-2014 TS_4.5.2.66 HF-017 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • This hotfix corresponds to Service Pack version 4.5.2, but in addition to that, it also contains the latest previous hotfixes, which are not included in the Service Pack.
    If you apply this hotfix, there is no need to install Service Pack version 4.5.2.
    If you have already installed Service Pack version 4.5.2, make sure to apply this hotfix as well.

    For more information about the Service Pack, please refer to the April 09, 2014 TIBCO Security Advisory for TIBCO Spotfire
02-April-2014 TS_4.5.1.63 HF-016 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • TSWP-5284 - Execution of the script to change the visualization description in Web Player is not immediate.
14-February-2014 TS_4.5.1.60 HF-015 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • TS-33267 - Inconsistent cyclic dependencies warnings in Manage Relations dialog.
  • TS-33375 - The reset button in Tools Options has no effect on the language preference.
  • TS-33423 - Misplaced grid lines for visualizations with LongInteger columns.
  • TS-33610 - Crash upon Iron Python dialog pop-up with Bookmark Panel docked and visible.
  • TSWP-5192 - Date selection filter not working with Japanese culture.
  • TSAS-480 - HTML Sanitizer DLL is not included in Automation Services.
20-December-2013 TS_4.5.1.59 HF-014 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • TS-31608 Wrong formatting of the reference line label when the Y-axis is of type LongInteger.
  • TS-32395 Setting the language preference for a group has no effect.
  • TS-32661 When an old analysis containing properties connected to a property control (e.g., a drop-down list) has been saved in a corrupt state, the analysis does not update correctly.
  • TS-32477 Header rows/columns are duplicated when printing empty table and cross table visualizations.
  • TS-32805 Improper HTML code and scripts can be included in the text area.
  • TSWP-3990 Memory not freed even though all analyses are closed when Python exception holds references to parts of the analyses.
  • TSWP-4506 If writing the state of an analysis to the library fails when closing the analysis (as indicated by an ERROR in the log: Failed to close analyses for session <>), the analysis instance will not close.
  • TSWP-4619 Too many induced garbage collections may lead to bad performance and long response times. Explicit calls to blocking garbage collection should only be done when really necessary (if serious memory problems occur).
  • TSWP-4228 Chrome reports a SecurityError for custom visualizations appearing in mashups when the JavaScriptAPI domain is set.
  • TSWP-4869 Data table export from a cross table in Spotfire Web Player is disabled when the horizontal axis is empty.
24-September-2013 TS_4.5.1.56 HF-013 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Unable to upgrade TIBCO Spotfire Professional that has previously been upgraded from TIBCO Spotfire 4.0.0, when running as a restricted user.
  • Bad performance for large Cross Table visualizations when using auto decimals number formatting.
  • "Share to TIBBR" fails for TIBBR hosts of version 4.1.
14-August-2013 TS_4.5.1.55 HF-012 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Attempting to create a new function in the Register Data Functions dialog causes the Spotfire Client to terminate if no Statistical Services URL has been configured.
  • In Graphical tables, header texts can disappear when scrolling horizontally.
02-July-2013 TS_4.5.1.54 HF-011 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • When adding or removing a document, column, or table property used as an Input parameter in the Data Functions UI, the result may be inconsistent and cause Spotfire to become unstable.
  • Under some circumstances, very large pivot transformations may cause Spotfire to become unstable, despite sufficient available memory.
  • When an analysis contains large data sets, rendering and filtering may take some time, and TIBCO Spotfire Web Player may become unstable if data is exported while visualizations are still in the process of rendering or filtering.
  • When under heavy load, Automation Services jobs creating PDF files may fail with an InvalidOperationException.
  • Performance counter "Web Player MB Working Set Size" shows the wrong value above 4GB. Only the first 32 bits of the value is reported, i.e., 1GB when the real value is 5GB.
29-May-2013 TS_4.5.1.53 HF-010 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Unable to open analysis files with broken embedded data.
  • Bad performance in the Change Data Type transformation dialog.
  • Document properties passed in Configuration blocks are not applied when the document is shared.
  • The Web Player restarts occasionally, with System.NullReferenceException:s in the Event log (referring to Spotfire.Dxp.Web.RequestHandler.HandleRequestException).
  • Error when opening any analysis file in the Web Player when using Google Chrome version 27 - "Interpretation error during update".
12-April-2013 TS_4.5.1.51 HF-009 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • In a Text Area, right-clicking on a button and selecting "Edit Text Area" may under certain conditions cause Spotfire to terminate.
  • In version 4.5.1, a row containing only "" is no longer discarded when reading text data files.
  • Using the Web Player, an empty white page is shown in the web browser when opening an analysis while it is being loaded by Scheduled Updates.
  • Under some conditions, the Web Player does not release memory properly for analyses containing Table plots.
08-April-2013 TS_4.5.1.50 HF-008 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Spotfire client may terminate when changing marking using the keyboard, when having a header row with row size > 1.
  • Upper limit of range changes when selecting lower limit via date picker.
  • If only one filter panel exists in analysis and that filter panel is collapsed, it is visible in TIBCO Spotfire Professional but not in Web Player.
  • When running Web Player mashups on the iPad, and the orientation of the iPad is changed, the size of the Web Player page is too small compared to the size of the surrounding mashup.
13-March-2013 TS_4.5.1.48 HF-007 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Hotfix that updates to Service Pack version 4.5.1
06-February-2013 TS_4.5.0.42 HF-006 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Exception in Web Player after clicking on bookmark, moving away from the page and then back.
  • For Bar Charts viewed in the Web Player, value axis selectors for Y-Axes display wrong text/color, and axis titles are misplaced, when using multiple scales.
  • Passwords containing semicolon characters are not masked correctly in the User Interface.
  • Web Player API getMarking() method call results in JSON JavaScriptSerializer max length error.
07-December-2012 TS_4.5.0.41 HF-005 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Refresh data results in client terminating, with error message on Concatenate() not supporting Spotfire.Dxp.Data.Columns.ConstantColumn.
  • Spotfire Professional throws Unhandled Exception when clicking a page.
  • Filter panel becomes visually corrupted every time you click from tab to tab in the analysis.
  • Cannot apply the gradient coloring on a Treemap.
  • Spotfire Professional Throws Unhandled Exception when selecting Duplicate Page for some analyses containing stand-in:s.
  • Spotfire Internal Error when selecting many values from a multi-select box to be applied as an information-link filter: "Cannot read attachment" if data includes question mark.
  • Date Picker in Prompted Information Link does not pop up.
  • Dragging the zoom slider too far highlights nearby panels in Google Chrome.
  • Unhandled worker thread exception in Spotfire Web Player when using Range Filter.
  • When exporting to PDF, the vertical alignment of plots is different in version 4.5 compared to 4.0.
  • Export table and Export Image is available in Web Player even if disabled through licenses.
  • Spinning wheel when reading On-Demand table in cross table.
  • Running an analysis with several information links will only get 4 connections between client and server, caused by Internet Explorer setting.
  • Preview for transformations not working.
  • Cannot open Excel file when it has "array" calculations in it.
  • Numeric results can change from session to session in Graphical Tables viewed in the Web Player when using Internet Explorer 8 web browser.
  • Error page does not escape parameters properly.
09-November-2012 TS_4.5.0.38 HF-004 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Apple iOS6 causes Spotfire Web Player to stop working.
15-October-2012 TS_4.5.0.38 HF-003 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Register Data Functions fails when set to Type S-PLUS Function - "The given key was not present in the dictionary".
    Note: This fix also requires that the hotfix TSSS 4.5.0_HF-002 be applied to TIBCO Spotfire Statistics Services.
  • Filter settings not upheld for ListBox filter, when using bookmark and full set of values differ from last load.
  • Occasional deadlock in webplayer when inactive analysis are removed in conjuction with analysis opening.
  • Up to 15 seconds delay (needsRefresh interval) when clicking an action control.
  • Error when using Export to PDF by Filter.
  • Not able to use ctrl-click to select non-contiguous records in Firefox.
  • Syncfusion component for importing Excel failing with OverflowException (not x64 safe).
  • Export Visualization as image enabled intermittently.
  • CredentialsService exception in Web Player.
05-September-2012 TS_4.5.0.36 HF-002 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Map chart created with binary objects allows user to highlight areas outside of filtered geometry.
  • Error when importing Microsoft Excel file "Not a legal OleAut date."
  • Format of Linked data changing from String to Integer when converting from 3.3 to 4.5.
  • API method LibraryLinks.TryGetWebPlayerUri() always returns a null uri.
  • Text areas with bookmarks in Library, not rendered when running Spotfire in offline mode.
  • Malformed links in the About TIBCO Spotfire dialog.
  • Could not perform action in Web Player when using action and property controls, and data is embedded.
  • Marking a map chart in the Web Player works intermittently.
  • JavaScript Mashup cannot get filter settings for formatted values in range filter.
  • Deadlock in Web Player during startup.
  • Custom visualization in Web Player results in random "document.getElementById("idxxx").contentWindow.CustomVisualization is undefined" exceptions.
10-July-2012 TS_4.5.0.35 HF-001 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Drop-down control in Text Area cannot set document property with only one value.
  • Web Player Scheduled Updates error, leading to NullReferenceException at Spotfire.Dxp.Framework.DocumentModel.Node.DropSnapshots
  • Dynamic custom expression in Tooltip can become static.
  • Progress information not displayed when updating tabular visualizations after making property control selection.
  • Web Player may become unresponsive.
  • Scheduled Updates not possible for any analysis when at least one analysis resides is in a folder where user lacks read permissions.
  • An analysis with action control images, saved in TIBCO Spotfire 3.3, gets an additional margin when opened in TIBCO Spotfire 4.5.
  • Hierarchy slider on Cross table axis can in some cases be positioned incorrectly initially.
  • Script may cause Web Player to become unstable.
  • Very small bars incorrectly placed in Combination charts.
  • In Web Player analyses displayed in Firefox 13, the divider lines become black and thick.
  • In Web Player analyses displayed in Firefox 13, a pink square appear whenever a visualization or panel is resized.


For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire Client 4.5.x, please refer to the Release Notes
For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire Web Player 4.5.x, please refer to the Release Notes
For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire Automation Services 4.5.x, please refer to the Release Notes




 Latest Collection of Hotfixes for TIBCO Spotfire 4.0.x (Client, Web Player and Automation Services)


   Click here to download the hotfix



NOTE: Comments regarding upgrading to the latest Service Pack - TIBCO Spotfire Service Pack 4.0.4:

Please note that if you already have an older TIBCO Spotfire 4.0.x environment, there is no need to install TIBCO Spotfire 4.0.4 - simply apply the latest TIBCO Spotfire 4.0.x hotfix available here (the hotfix TS_4.0.4.37 HF-020 corresponds to 4.0.4).



Release Date Hotfix # Description
09-April-2014 TS_4.0.4.37 HF-020 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • This hotfix corresponds to Service Pack version 4.0.4, but in addition to that, it also contains the latest previous hotfixes, which are not included in the Service Pack.
    If you apply this hotfix, there is no need to install Service Pack version 4.0.4.
    If you have already installed Service Pack version 4.0.4, make sure to apply this hotfix as well.

    For more information about the Service Pack, please refer to the April 09, 2014 TIBCO Security Advisory for TIBCO Spotfire
14-February-2014 TS_4.0.3.31 HF-019 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • TS-33422 - Misplaced grid lines for visualizations with LongInteger columns.
  • TSWP-4965 - Date selection filter not working for Japanese culture.
  • TSAS-478 - HTML Santizer DLL not included in Automation Services.
20-December-2013 TS_4.0.3.30 HF-018 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • TS-31608 Wrong formatting of the reference line label when the Y-axis is of type LongInteger.
  • TS-32805 Improper HTML code and scripts can be included in the text area.
  • TS-32477 Header rows/columns are duplicated when printing empty table and cross table visualizations.
  • TSWP-3990 Memory not freed even though all analyses are closed when Python exception holds references to parts of the analyses.
  • TSWP-4228 Chrome reports a SecurityError for custom visualizations appearing in mashups when the JavaScriptAPI domain is set.
24-September-2013 TS_4.0.3.28 HF-017 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Unable to upgrade TIBCO Spotfire Professional that has previously been upgraded from TIBCO Spotfire 4.0.0, when running as a restricted user.
  • "Share to TIBBR" fails for TIBBR hosts of version 4.1.
14-August-2013 TS_4.0.3.27 HF-016 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • In Graphical tables, header texts can disappear when scrolling horizontally.
02-July-2013 TS_4.0.3.26 HF-015 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Under some circumstances, very large pivot transformations may cause Spotfire to become unstable, despite sufficient available memory.
29-May-2013 TS_4.0.3.25 HF-014 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Unable to open analysis files with broken embedded data.
  • The Web Player restarts occasionally, with System.NullReferenceException:s in the Event log (referring to Spotfire.Dxp.Web.RequestHandler.HandleRequestException).
  • Error when opening any analysis file in the Web Player when using Google Chrome version 27 - "Interpretation error during update".
17-April-2013 TS_4.0.3.23 HF-013 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • In version 4.0.3, a row containing only "" is no longer discarded when reading text data files.
  • Using the Web Player, an empty white page is shown in the web browser when opening an analysis while it is being loaded by Scheduled Updates.
  • Under some conditions, the Web Player does not release memory properly for analyses containing Table plots.
13-March-2013 TS_4.0.3.22 HF-012 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Spotfire client may terminate when changing marking using the keyboard, when having a header row with row size > 1.
  • Upper limit of range changes when selecting lower limit via date picker.
  • If only one filter panel exists in analysis and that filter panel is collapsed, it is visible in TIBCO Spotfire Professional but not in Web Player.
  • When running Web Player mashups on the iPad, and the orientation of the iPad is changed, the size of the Web Player page is too small compared to the size of the surrounding mashup.
13-March-2013 TS_4.0.3.20 HF-011 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Hotfix that updates to Service Pack version 4.0.3
06-February-2013 TS_4.0.2.16 HF-010 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Exception in Web Player after clicking on bookmark, moving away from the page and then back.
  • For Bar Charts viewed in the Web Player, value axis selectors for Y-Axes display wrong text/color, and axis titles are misplaced, when using multiple scales.
11-December-2012 TS_4.0.2.15 HF-009 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Refresh data results in client crashing, with error message on Concatenate() not supporting Spotfire.Dxp.Data.Columns.ConstantColumn.
  • Spotfire Professional client throws Unhandled Exception when clicking a page.
  • Cannot apply the gradient coloring on a Treemap.
  • Spotfire Professional Throws Unhandled Exception when selecting Duplicate Page for some analyses containing stand-in:s.
  • Spotfire Internal Error when selecting many values from a multi-select box to be applied as an information-link filter: "Cannot read attachment" if data includes question mark.
  • Date Picker in Prompted Information Link does not pop up.
  • Spotfire Professional terminates when creating a Details visualization for a Heat Map.
  • Cannot open Excel file when it has "array" calculations in it.
  • Error page does not escape parameters properly.
09-November-2012 TS_4.0.2.12 HF-008 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Apple iOS6 causes Spotfire Web Player to stop working.
15-October-2012 TS_4.0.2.12 HF-007 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Filter settings not upheld for ListBox filter, when using bookmark and full set of values differ from last load.
  • Exception when opening an STDF-file containing a data table property with '=' in its value
  • Up to 15 seconds delay (needsRefresh interval) when clicking an action control.
  • Syncfusion component for importing Excel failing with OverflowException (not x64 safe).
  • Export Visualization as image enabled intermittently.
  • CredentialsService exception in Web Player.
05-September-2012 TS_4.0.2.10 HF-006 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Text areas with bookmarks in Library, not rendered when running Spotfire in offline mode.
  • Could not perform action in Web Player when using action and property controls, and data is embedded.
  • JavaScript Mashup cannot get filter settings for formatted values in range filter.
  • Deadlock in Web Player during startup.
  • Custom visualization in Web Player results in random "document.getElementById("idxxx").contentWindow.CustomVisualization is undefined" exceptions.
10-July-2012 TS_4.0.2.8 HF-005 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Drop-down control in Text Area cannot set document property with only one value.
  • Web Player Scheduled Updates error, leading to NullReferenceException at Spotfire.Dxp.Framework.DocumentModel.Node.DropSnapshots
  • Dynamic custom expression in Tooltip can become static.
  • Progress information not displayed when updating tabular visualizations after making property control selection.
  • Web Player may become unresponsive.
  • Scheduled Updates not possible for any analysis when at least one analysis resides in a folder where user lacks read permissions.
  • An analysis with action control images, saved in TIBCO Spotfire 3.3, gets an additional margin when opened in TIBCO Spotfire 4.0.
  • Hierarchy slider on Cross table axis can in some cases be positioned incorrectly initially.
  • Script may cause Web Player to become unstable.
  • Coloring in table visualizations is not properly applied when using “Limit data using expression”.
  • Very small bars incorrectly placed in Combination charts.
  • In Web Player analyses displayed in Firefox 13, the divider lines become black and thick.
  • In Web Player analyses displayed in Firefox 13, a pink square appear whenever a visualization or panel is resized.
04-June-2012 TS_4.0.2.6 HF-004 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • The name change of a column in an Information link does not extend to Information links loaded from the Library.
  • Occasional error when applying state for custom visualizations.
  • Client may terminate during Pivot transformation on an empty data set - from now on, the header row is returned instead..
  • For a data source with user authentication and cached credentials there will now be one less login attempt, if the credentials have changed and are invalid.
  • When doing a large On-Demand query, the communication with the server now uses a more efficient protocol.
  • Old property values are sometimes used when exporting to PDF.
  • Empty Hierarchy checkbox filters based on On-Demand data are not correctly resized when the data changes in the Web Player.
  • When using Checkbox filters in the Web Player, there can under some conditions be delays (lag) before it updates.
  • Links in Table plots can now handle spaces.
  • Links in Table plots (in TIBCO Spotfire Client) can now handle UNC paths.
  • Y-axis selector and left axis name are missing in Web Player when having multiple scales.
  • Now possible to override the security setting which prevents files in any location to be linked in the Web Player.
  • When a Text area is loaded, a DNS lookup is made to a bogus host: "&seed1".
  • List boxes in Text areas can be appear with very small width after applying TIBCO Spotfire hotfix TS_4.0.2.5 HF-003.
28-March-2012 TS_4.0.2.5 HF-003 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Under abnormal network conditions, the Client may terminate when saving an analysis locally if the analysis was originally opened from the Library.
  • Unable to run Information Link containing both single or multiple selection prompt as well as a named filter parameter.
  • Unresponsive Range slider filters in the Web Player when using Google Chrome version 17 or higher.
  • Page navigation buttons (history arrows) are not fully visible in the Web Player using Internet Explorer.
  • For certain regional settings, date and weekday don't match in Range filter Calendar drop downs when used in the Web Player.
  • The Scheduled updates Web service for the Web Player only works with impersonation enabled.
  • Occasional Errors ("System.NullReferenceException for Spotfire.Dxp.Data.Collections.DataBlockStringAsUtf8.IsPayloadEqual") when running Scheduled Updates.
  • Web Player user sessions are kept alive even after the analysis has been closed on the server because of inactivity.
  • Calculated Columns are in some cases not properly refreshed after changes.
  • Text Area buttons in existing 3.x analyses become larger when opened in 4.0.1 or higher.
  • Previously trusted scripts are no longer trusted after applying TIBCO Spotfire 4.0.x hotfix/service pack.
  • Values at the Upper Outer Fence are not displayed in Box Plots.
08-March-2012 TS_4.0.2.1 HF-002 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Using Item slider filters extensively and then pressing undo may in some cases cause the Client to terminate.
  • If using Windows Mail as the default email client, Japanese characters are not correctly rendered when using Send Email in the Save to Library dialog.
  • Under some conditions, the Client may terminate when Bookmarks are applied.
  • Images added to Text areas are not shown in the Web Player.
  • The Client may terminate when plot axis expressions result in large numbers of nodes.
  • Table plot sorting issue may cause the Client to terminate abnormally.
  • Potential security issues.
10-February-2012 TS_4.0.1.8 HF-001 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • This hotfix corresponds to TIBCO Spotfire Service Pack 4.0.1 - an existing TIBCO Spotfire 4.0.0 environment can be updated to 4.0.1 simply by applying this hotfix.


For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire Client 4.0.x, please refer to the Release Notes
For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire Web Player 4.0.x, please refer to the Release Notes
For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire Automation Services 4.0.x, please refer to the Release Notes




 Latest Collection of Hotfixes for TIBCO Spotfire 3.3.x (Client, Web Player and Automation Services)


   Click here to download the hotfix

NOTE: Comments regarding Language Packs:

If you are using language packs for TIBCO Spotfire 3.3.x, please make sure to not just download the latest TIBCO Spotfire 3.3.x hotfix but to also download the updated language pack versions available below (released March 26, 2012), which are required updates for TIBCO Spotfire 3.3.x hotfix TS_3.3.2.2 HF-007 or higher.

   DOWNLOAD (Updated Chinese Language Pack for TIBCO Spotfire 3.3.x)

   DOWNLOAD (Updated French Language Pack for TIBCO Spotfire 3.3.x)

   DOWNLOAD (Updated German Language Pack for TIBCO Spotfire 3.3.x)

   DOWNLOAD (Updated Japanese Language Pack for TIBCO Spotfire 3.3.x)



NOTE: Comments regarding upgrading to the latest Service Pack - TIBCO Spotfire Service Pack 3.3.3:

Please note that if you already have an older TIBCO Spotfire 3.3.x environment, there is no need to install TIBCO Spotfire 3.3.3 - simply apply the latest TIBCO Spotfire 3.3.x hotfix available here (the hotfix TS_3.3.3.13 HF-015 corresponds to 3.3.3).



Release Date Hotfix # Description
29-May-2013 TS_3.3.3.14 HF-016 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Unable to open analysis files with broken embedded data.
  • After applying hotfix HF-015, files that reference information links with edited SQL cannot be opened.
13-March-2013 TS_3.3.3.13 HF-015 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Hotfix that updates to Service Pack version 3.3.3
11-December-2012 3.3.2.11 HF-014 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Spotfire Professional throws Unhandled Exception when clicking a page.
  • Intermittent crash when accessing analysis files via mobile device.
  • Error page does not escape parameters properly.
09-November-2012 TS_3.3.2.9 HF-013 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Apple iOS6 causes Spotfire Web Player to stop working.
15-October-2012 TS_3.3.2.9 HF-012 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Error in Web Player when using action and property controls and data is embedded.
  • Syncfusion component for importing Excel failing with OverflowException (not x64 safe).
  • CredentialsService exception in Web Player.
05-September-2012 TS_3.3.2.8 HF-011 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Possible to ignore installing "Forced Update" deployment by closing the update dialog.
  • JavaScript Mashup cannot get filter settings for formatted values in range filter.
05-July-2012 TS_3.3.2.7 HF-010 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Links in Table plots can now handle spaces.
  • Web Player may become unresponsive.
07-June-2012 TS_3.3.2.6 HF-009 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • The name change of a column in an Information link does not extend to Information links loaded from the Library.
  • Occasional error when applying state for custom visualizations.
  • Client may terminate during Pivot transformation on an empty data set - from now on, the header row is returned instead.
  • For a data source with user authentication and cached credentials there will now be one less login attempt, if the credentials have changed and are invalid.
  • When doing a large on demand query the communication with the server now uses a more efficient protocol.
  • Client may terminate because of incorrect handling of BinByDateTime in Summary tables.
28-March-2012 TS_3.3.2.5 HF-008 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Under abnormal network conditions, the Client may terminate when saving an analysis locally if the analysis was originally opened from the Library.
  • Unable to run Information Link containing both single or multiple selection prompt as well as a named filter parameter.
  • Analysis opened in the Web Player does not respond to interaction in some cases.
  • The Scheduled updates Web service for the Web Player only works with impersonation enabled.
  • Occasional Errors ("System.NullReferenceException for Spotfire.Dxp.Data.Collections.DataBlockStringAsUtf8.IsPayloadEqual") when running Scheduled Updates.
  • Web Player user sessions are kept alive even after the analysis has been closed on the server because of inactivity.
  • Calculated Columns are in some cases not properly refreshed after changes.
  • Previously trusted scripts are no longer trusted after applying TIBCO Spotfire 3.3.x hotfix/service pack.
  • Values at the Upper Outer Fence are not displayed in Box Plots.
08-March-2012 TS_3.3.2.2 HF-007 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Client may terminate when resetting color scheme.
  • If using Windows Mail as the default email client Japanese characters are not correctly rendered when using Send Email in the Save to Library dialog.
  • Table plot sorting issue may cause the Client to terminate abnormally.
  • Under some conditions, the Client may terminate when Bookmarks are applied.
  • Using Item slider filters extensively and then pressing undo may in some cases cause the Client to terminate.
  • Error "Interpretation error during update" when opening analysis in Web Player.
  • The Client may terminate when plot axis expressions result in large numbers of nodes.
  • Error when using mashups - "Error in session start System.InvalidOperationException: A user session with session id 'xxx' already exists".
  • Potential security issues.
16-December-2011 TS_3.3.1.36 HF-006 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • On-Demand tables may show duplicate rows.
  • Warning message ("You do not have the necessary permissions to view some of the elements in this information link") is incorrectly displayed in Open from Library dialog for Information Links containing prompts.
  • Categorical values can be repeated multiple times under low memory conditions.
  • Occasional Errors ("System.NullReferenceException for Spotfire.Dxp.Data.Collections.DataBlockStringAsUtf8.IsPayloadEqual") when running Scheduled Updates.
05-October-2011 TS_3.3.1.32 HF-005 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Error message (IndexOutOfRangeException) when opening some analyses saved in version 3.2
  • Columns get switched when adding external columns
  • Unable to link to File objects other than html.
  • Poor performance in Open from Library dialog.
  • Unable to import some Excel files that contain links to other files
  • Opening On-Demand data may fail for large datasets with error message "Failed to execute data source query"
  • On systems that are low on desktop heap memory, TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when window handles are created
07-September-2011 TS_3.3.1.31_Patch-4 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Web Player logs user credentials when certain licenses are missing.
  • Web Player may terminate when viewing Table plot containing inaccessible images from URL.
  • Communication order issue in Web Player.
  • TIBCO Spotfire Client may terminate when expanding datasource if a visible catalog has the same name as a visible schema.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when opening some analyses created in TIBCO Spotfire 3.1.
  • Occasional error message when opening analysis: System.IndexOutOfRangeException: Index was outside the bounds of the array.
04-August-2011 TS_3.3.1.30_Patch-3 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Loaded Assemblies tab in the Web Player diagnostics returns an access denied error
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when opening Excel lock file
  • Sometimes an analysis fails to open in Web Player due to a rare race condition in the JavaScript code
  • Failure to refresh scheduled updates analysis under heavy load
  • Scheduled updates fail with InvalidOperationException
  • TIBCO Spotfire sends credentials twice, which can lead to Active Directory (AD) account lock if wrong credentials are used
  • Export Data (without value formatting) fails with subtotals in cross table
  • Automation Service unchecks the Load Automatically checkbox when saved as embedded data
  • The content in certain visualizations may get truncated or distorted if the layout is customized
  • The line scaling controls may break when saving an analysis with a line chart
  • The Web Player shows an error message while viewing a page with two action controls tied to identical images
  • Not possible to execute data functions in Web Player if logged in twice with the same username
  • Web client occasionally fails with message similar to: "Error: Interpretation error during update.::TypeError: 'window.scrollControl_id34' is null or not an object"
  • Possibility to add centered footer to all printed exported pages
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when expanding bins in expression using BinBySpecificLimits
28-June-2011 TS_3.3.0.25_Patch-2 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Under some conditions, the Details-on-Demand window is only partially visible in the Web Player.
  • The 'DateDiff' method combined with 'Month' keyword may produce incorrect result.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when creating an alias for a table located directly under the data source.
  • Converted bookmark does not apply filtering relations.
  • Write access not sufficient to edit properties of element in Information Designer.
  • Unable to open analysis files when some types of custom components are present.
  • It's only possible to use the pre-configured URI Schemes for Table visualization Link Renderers.
27-May-2011 TS_3.3.0.22_Patch-1 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Bad performance when using Replace Data Table on tables with many columns.
  • Fail to open analysis due to duplicated custom node.
  • Reference curve in Details Visualization fails on Web Player with error message "Unhandled worker thread exception".
  • Possible to close Data Source dialog without providing a name.
  • TIBCO Spotfire 3.3 Client does not downgrade to 3.2 when logging into a 3.2 server.
  • Failure to guess correct separator for specific files.
  • Email generated for new analysis files in the Library contains GUIDs for usernames.
  • Client terminates when opening the Calculated Column dialog (or any other dialog showing properties) if the underlying column has a value set for the data property "Keywords".
  • List of available servers is not kept when upgrading to 3.3.
  • Overlapping filters in Web Player.


For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire 3.3.x, please refer to the Release Notes




 Latest Collection of Hotfixes for TIBCO Spotfire 3.2.x (Client, Web Player and Automation Services)


   Click here to download the hotfix

NOTE: Comments regarding upgrading to TIBCO Spotfire 3.2.2:

Please note that if you already have an older TIBCO Spotfire 3.2.x environment, it's possible (with one exception - mentioned below) to upgrade to the Service Pack - TIBCO Spotfire 3.2.2 - simply by applying the latest TIBCO Spotfire 3.2.x hotfix available here.

Exception: Customers running TIBCO Spotfire Web Player version 3.2.0 that are planning to use X.509 Client Certificate Authentication should download and install TIBCO Spotfire Web Player version 3.2.2 according to the installation manual.



NOTE: Comments regarding using TIBCO Spotfire Server 3.2.x

This hotfix depends on TIBCO Spotfire Server 3.2.x hotfix A62600 or higher, so please make sure to apply the latest 3.2.x server hotfix as well.



NOTE: Comments regarding using TIBCO Spotfire Server 3.1.x

For customers using a mixed 3.1.x/3.2.x environment, where TIBCO Spotfire 3.2.x is used together with TIBCO Spotfire Server 3.1.x, please note that the X.509 Client Certificate Authentication support for TIBCO Spotfire Web Player introduced in version 3.2.1 requires a TIBCO Spotfire Server version 3.2.x - it can't be used with server version 3.1.x. If you don't plan to use that functionality, and don't require the general HTTPS improvements provided by TIBCO Spotfire Server 3.2.x hotfix A61624 (or higher), TIBCO Spotfire 3.2.1 or higher (and the hotfixes available here) can be used together with TIBCO Spotfire Server 3.1.x as well.



Release Date Hotfix # Description
05-July-2012 TS_3.2.2.4 HF-016 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Web Player may become unresponsive.
10-May-2012 TS_3.2.2.3 HF-015 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Previously trusted scripts are no longer trusted after applying TIBCO Spotfire 3.2.x hotfix/service pack.
08-March-2012 TS_3.2.2.2 HF-014 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Occasional error when using mashups - "Error in session start System.InvalidOperationException: A user session with session id 'xxx' already exists".
  • Potential security issues.
12-December-2011 TS_3.2.1.36 HF-013 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Warning message ("You do not have the necessary permissions to view some of the elements in this information link") is incorrectly displayed in Open from Library dialog for Information Links containing prompts
05-October-2011 TS_3.2.1.35 HF-012 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Poor performance in Open from Library dialog.
  • Unable to import some Excel files that contain links to other files
  • On systems that are low on desktop heap memory, TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when window handles are created
07-September-2011 A64706 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when opening some analyses created in TIBCO Spotfire 3.1
  • Occasional error message when opening analysis: System.IndexOutOfRangeException: Index was outside the bounds of the array
  • Possible to redirect TIBCO Spotfire Web Player to external server
01-August-2011 A64617 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Sometimes an analysis fails to open in Web Player due to a rare race condition in the JavaScript code.
  • Export Data (without value formatting) fails with subtotals in cross table.
  • Automation Service unchecks the Load Automatically checkbox when saved as embedded data.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when opening Excel lock file.
  • Spotfire server is flooded by web calls if user keeps scheduled updates analysis with automatic refresh.
28-June-2011 A63823 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Bad performance when using Replace Data Table on tables with many columns.
  • Unable to open analysis due to duplicated custom node.
  • Reference curve in Details Visualization fails on Web Player with error message "Unhandled worker thread exception".
  • The 'DateDiff' method combined with 'Month' keyword may produce incorrect result.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when creating an alias for a table located directly under the data source.
  • Unable to open analysis files when some types of custom components are present.
10-May-2011 A62800 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Spotfire may terminate when loading analysis that has been resaved after upgrade but was created prior to upgrade.
  • Spotfire may terminate when resizing it, with errors like "System.ArgumentException: Rectangle '{X=0,Y=0,Width=0,Height=13}' cannot have a width or height equal to 0.".
  • Structure/Similarity searches in TIBCO Spotfire for Lead Discovery may fail when using molfiles containing control characters, with errors like 'Character reference "�" is an invalid XML character'.
  • Details visualizations are in some cases not updated when marking in Web Player.
  • Incorrect warning - "some data might not be shown accurately" - presented when column property differs in type even though data is correct.
27-January-2011 A62256 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Unable to open analyses containing broken On-Demand data tables.
21-December-2010 A61991 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Incorrect column headers in cross table when using a hierarchy and additional columns on vertical axis.
  • TIBCO Spotfire Web Player may terminate when marking in Cross Table with Data limited by marking.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when moving splitter in corrupt analysis despite visual warning, after applying hotfix A61266.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when checking "Limit by" prior to selecting columns when setting up Data function based on internal table.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when deleting the last data source in Remap Data Sources Automation Services task if the data source contains a connection url.
  • Error when using Custom authentication after upgrading to 3.2.1 - "Null value not allowed for argument 'authenticator'".
  • Error "The server could not be reached" when running Information Link if it takes a long time for the data source to start returning data.
  • Special characters in visualization titles not correctly handled by Automation Services.
  • Incorrect filtering when setting lower limit for Date columns using Range Filter drag boxes.
10-November-2010 A61272 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • When using Spotfire Language Packs, the Login button is not displayed in TIBCO Spotfire Client after applying hotfix A61220
  • When printing, the axis labels are included even when the axis selectors were hidden
  • Export to PowerPoint aligns at top of page, overlapping template
  • Single click to mark does not work when y-axis has auto-bin
  • TIBCO Spotfire Client may terminate when loading color scheme
  • After creating multiple plots in a page, parts of the analysis area can become "dead space"
  • TIBCO Spotfire Client may terminate when closing analysis
  • TIBCO Spotfire Client may terminate when resizing visualizations
  • Error when opening analysis in Web Player - "System.ArgumentOutOfRangeException: Specified argument was out of the range of valid values."
  • Web Player Audit.log has two login entries for every session
08-October-2010 A61220 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Even if the "Open for further analysis in TIBCO Spotfire" functionality (the setting or license) has been disabled in the Web Player, it can still be used by manually setting the export URL
  • Deleting new lines in Custom Expression dialogs does not work if using the Delete Key
  • Unable to use relative links for Table plot Link Renderers in the Web Player
  • Unable to open analysis containing Network graph references - "Deserialization failed (InvalidCastException)"
  • TIBCO Spotfire can terminate when adding Shape files
  • Cross table not grouping properly when using "All possible values"
  • It should be possible to prevent editing credentials when using Kerberos Single Sign-On
  • TIBCO Spotfire can terminate when exporting to Spotfire Binary Data Format
30-August-2010 A61204 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • HTTP SOAP communication problems due to incorrect client handling of closed persistent connections - "Could not create XMLStreamReader (input was of encoding UTF-8)".
  • Unable to open analysis in Web Player - "System.InvalidOperationException: Attempt to assign an Attached CrossReference to a node that is in state 'New'".
  • Unable to run IronPython scripts in Web Player.
  • Unhandled exception when replacing data table with columns missing in Data Relationships.
  • TIBCO Spotfire terminates when attempting to open analysis files created in version 3.0 which contain On Demand tables.
  • Changing how a Data table is stored (embedded/linked) doesn't always work as expected.
  • Null/empty values in Cross tables are displayed as black cells in the Web Player.
  • TIBCO Spotfire terminates when adding a Virtual column to a Table Plot if the ID column is of the type LongInteger, SingleReal, Timespan or Boolean.
  • TIBCO Spotfire terminates when clicking on page drop-down when page name is a hyphen ("-").
  • Deleting rows when having a binned expression can cause TIBCO Spotfire to terminate.
  • TIBCO Spotfire terminates when re-opening analysis with linked Excel file, set to prompt when loading, if worksheet is renamed.
  • Unable to open (old) analyses that require Data source User authentication in Web Player after upgrade to 3.2.
  • Custom Expression Editor doesn't handle carriage return (new lines) properly.
16-July-2010 A60819 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Unable to save file in 3.2 when using some analysis files originally created in 3.1.
  • Web Player Server becomes unresponsive for all users while opening analysis with calculations containing many nested operators.
  • Unable to open analysis - "The data should already be loaded."
  • Bad performance when loading data with lots of repeated values using Information Link.
  • Spotfire may terminate during binning operation - "Index was outside the bounds of the array".
  • Occasional System.NullReferenceException in WorkDispatcher.OnWorkerModelChangedCore when running multiple Scheduled Updates on large analyses.


For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire 3.2.x, please refer to the Release Notes




 Latest Collection of Hotfixes for TIBCO Spotfire 3.1.x (Client, Web Player and Automation Services)


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NOTE: Comments regarding upgrading to TIBCO Spotfire 3.1.1:

Please note that if you already have an older TIBCO Spotfire 3.1.x environment, it's possible to upgrade to the Service Pack - TIBCO Spotfire 3.1.1 - simply by applying the latest TIBCO Spotfire 3.1.x hotfix available here.

NOTE: Starting from version 3.1, the previously separate TIBCO Spotfire (Client) and TIBCO Spotfire Web Player hotfix processes have been merged into one - by applying hotfixes available here, both TIBCO Spotfire Client and TIBCO Spotfire Web Player will be hotfixed (and in addition to that, the hotfixes can now also be applied on TIBCO Spotfire Automation Services).

Release Date Hotfix # Description
10-May-2012 TS_3.1.1.3 HF-015 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Previously trusted scripts are no longer trusted after applying TIBCO Spotfire 3.1.x hotfix/service pack.
08-March-2012 TS_3.1.1.2 HF-014 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Potential security issues.
10-May-2011 A62266 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Structure/Similarity searches in TIBCO Spotfire for Lead Discovery may fail when using molfiles containing control characters, with errors like 'Character reference "�" is an invalid XML character'.
21-December-2010 A61964 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Special characters in visualization titles not correctly handled by Automation Services.
  • Web player prompts do not work when executing Data functions with automatic update.
  • Incorrect filtering when setting lower limit for Date columns using Range Filter drag boxes.
23-November-2010 A61266 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Incorrect result when using multiple Percentile functions in expressions
  • After creating multiple plots in a page, parts of the analysis area can become "dead space"
  • TIBCO Spotfire Client may terminate when resizing visualizations
08-October-2010 A61156 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Even if the "Open for further analysis in TIBCO Spotfire" functionality (setting or license) has been disabled in the Web Player, it can still be used by manually setting the export URL
  • "Edit Calculated Column" entry missing from Context menu
  • Unable to open analysis containing Network graph references - "Deserialization failed (InvalidCastException)"
  • TIBCO Spotfire can terminate when adding Shape files
  • Cross table not grouping properly when using "All possible values"
  • Unable to use relative links for Table plot Link Renderers in the Web Player
  • TIBCO Spotfire can terminate when exporting to Spotfire Binary Data Format
23-August-2010 A61119 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • IronPython scripts stop working in Web Player after applying hotfix A59738 or higher
  • HTTP SOAP communication problems due to incorrect client handling of closed persistent connections - "Could not create XMLStreamReader (input was of encoding UTF-8)"
  • Unable to open analysis in Web Player - "System.InvalidOperationException: Attempt to assign an Attached CrossReference to a node that is in state 'New'"
  • Unhandled exception when replacing data table with columns missing in Data Relationships
16-July-2010 A60853 Fixes the following issues:
  • Spotfire may terminate when performing 'Delete Row' or 'Add Row' operations
  • Spotfire may terminate when all records are filtered out after Replace Data operation
  • Web Player Server becomes unresponsive for all users while opening analysis with calculations containing many nested operators
  • Unable to open analysis - "The data should already be loaded."
  • Bad performance when loading data with lots of repeated values using Information Link
  • Timing issue in hierarchies may terminate Spotfire
  • Spotfire may terminate during binning operation - "Index was outside the bounds of the array"
  • Occasional System.NullReferenceException in WorkDispatcher.OnWorkerModelChangedCore when running multiple Scheduled Updates on large analyses
05-July-2010 A60661 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Occasional System.NullReferenceException:s when running Scheduled Updates
  • On some machines, calculated columns are recalculated when opening analyses containing data that hasn't changed
  • First and Last functions don't handle null values properly in custom expressions
10-June-2010 A59966 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Property limits show infinity or -infinity when SingleReal column is used in Summary table
  • Calling a data function with more than two outputs results in a hang/long wait
  • Columns are recalculated when opening embedded data after applying hotfix A59435
  • Unable to open analysis file - "The data should already be loaded."
  • Web Player Error when plot height is too small - "Interpretation error during update."
  • Error when analysis is being refreshed in Web Player - "System.ArgumentException: Parameter is not valid."
  • Error when opening analysis in Web Player - "System.InvalidOperationException: Attempt take snapshot on application thread in state 'Executing'. "
  • Setting Web Player JavaScript API Customization properties showFilterPanel or showDodPanel to false has no effect
  • Spotfire hangs when adding calculated column via API if custom added Eventhandler tries to access the new column
28-May-2010 A59738 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Unable to open analyses containing plots using multiple scales with individual scaling for each color in Web Player. Error Message: "System.InvalidOperationException: Attempt take snapshot on application thread in state 'Executing'"
17-May-2010 A59435 Fixes the following issues:
  • Hierarchies created in v3.0, where the names of columns used in hierarchies have changed, are no longer valid in v3.1
  • Unable to open analysis in Web Player if there is a mismatch of Filter and/or Details on Demand visibility settings in analysis and Web Player
  • TIBCO Spotfire can terminate when opening analysis files where multiple measures use empty string as display name
  • Analysis files (containing renamed columns) created in v3.0 that have been re-saved in v3.1 are in an inconsistent state
  • Increase default TIBCO Spotfire timeout setting to 1 hour (to reduce risk of client-server communication timeouts)
30-April-2010 A59353 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • A calculated column incorporating a string property does not refresh properly when the property is changed.
  • URL:s in Table plots are incorrectly escaped in the Web Player.
  • Unable to import data from Excel files if there are cell values containing only the character '.
  • TIBCO Spotfire can terminate when using lines calculated from aggregated values if there are zero result rows.
  • Web Player can terminate when re-opening (resuming) analysis containing Listbox Filters and using linked data, when the number of data rows has changed.
  • Custom expressions break when changing column names if using analysis files created in v3.0.
  • When using analysis files created in previous versions, custom expressions are not properly updated after column names of columns used in the expression have been changed.
  • TIBCO Spotfire can terminate when deleting pages containing detached visualizations.
  • When using analysis files created in previous versions, On-Demand configurations with renamed tables or columns are not converted properly.
13-April-2010 A59192 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • Unable to open Excel 2007 files that have external references to functions in XLA files.
  • Bad performance when using OVER expressions on columns that are not indexed.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when changing Data Table in Cross Table.
01-April-2010 A59042 Fixes the following issue(s):
  • TIBCO Spotfire Client may terminate when editing Text Areas containing script code if the Client is not connected to a TIBCO Spotfire Server. This happens with analyses that were first saved in the Library and then as a file in same session.
  • General instability with SAS Providers for OLE DB version 9.2.2.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when closing message dialog after pressing cancel in Specify Tables and Columns dialog while Importing data from database. The same bug also triggers if editing SQL while metadata is still being loaded.
  • TIBCO Spotfire Web Player may terminate when marking in Cross Table with Data limited by marking.
  • Combination Chart labels may show as 0 when using sorted axis.
  • An error may occur when applying transformation on data added from existing data table. Error message: RangeEnumeratorBoolean was used with unknown DataBlock type: DataBlockStepwiseConstant.
  • TIBCO Spotfire may terminate when calculating average TimeSpan in Cross Table.
  • Resetting all Filters in TIBCO Spotfire Web Player may put Filter panel in an invalid state.
  • In TIBCO Spotfire Web Player, Cross Table coloring based on a document property is not updated when the property is changed from Text Area.
  • Not possible to specify Pivot Aggregation when using Select column dialog.
  • Information Model elements in Library containing property values longer than 256 characters can cause TIBCO Spotfire to terminate under some conditions.
  • TIBCO Spotfire Client may terminate if Text Area script fails to run correctly.
  • Error message not displayed when Automation Services job fails.


For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire 3.1.x, please refer to the Release Notes




 Latest Collection of Hotfixes for TIBCO Spotfire 3.0


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Release Date Hotfix # Description
23-December-2009 A57170 Fixes the following issue:
  • This hotfix contains no fixes for the TIBCO Spotfire Client but should be applied to be synchronised with the TIBCO Spotfire Web Player version.
04-November-2009 A55817 Fixes the following issues:
  • Quick editing of expressions may cause the TIBCO Spotfire Client to terminate. This can happen when an expression is edited before the Sample result has been calculated.
  • Resetting navigation in Treemap with hierarchy containing empty values may cause the TIBCO Spotfire Client to terminate.
22-September-2009 A55246 Fixes the following issues:
  • Information Services may show same prompt twice. Cancelling the second prompt may also cause the Client to terminate.
  • Export data from Pie Chart gives incorrect data for very small pie sectors.
  • Long column names are truncated when exporting Cross Table or Summary Table to PowerPoint.
  • Some Transformations in Add Data Table can give incorrect data, if not previewed in UI.
  • Client terminates due to windows handle limits when switching page in analysis with many pages.
  • API method Page.Duplicate() not usable.
  • Analysis with copied Text Areas containing action links may fail to open. Error message is: "An item with the same key has already been added."
  • Analysis with Cross Table linked to empty data table cannot be opened in Web Player.
  • Client may terminate when deleting all rows in data table used in Cross Table.
22-September-2009 A55083 Fixes the following issue:
  • Certain files from TIBCO Spotfire 2.2 cannot be opened in v 3.0. Malformed GUID values causes loading of data to fail when opening files from library.
10-July-2009 A54984 Fixes the following issue:
  • Unhandled Exception when inserting rows from external data with invalid values. Incorrect handling of invalid values causes miscalculation and can lead to abnormal Client terminations.
23-June-2009 A54817 Fixes the following issues:
  • In some cases, analysis files can fail to open with a KeyNotFoundException exception.
  • TIBCO Spotfire can terminate abnormally when left idle for a long time.
  • TIBCO Spotfire terminates unexpectedly when a cell image in a virtual column is copied.
  • A 32k limit on Information link dedicated SQL exists.
  • Export data hangs when virtual columns are used.
  • TIBCO Spotfire continues to retry loading virtual columns even when there are errors.
  • Virtual column cells are not rendered unless hovering.
  • Rendering preferences are only partly applied.
  • In some cases, adding a virtual structure column may cause TIBCO Spotfire to terminate unexpectedly.
  • Opening an embedded analysis file with virtual columns may cause TIBCO Spotfire to hang.
  • Content-type for virtual columns is not exposed when writing to an SD File, causing an empty result file.
  • Memory leak when scrolling in tables with virtual columns.


For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire 3.0, please refer to the Release Notes




 Latest Collection of Hotfixes for TIBCO Spotfire 2.2


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NOTE: This hotfix depends on TIBCO Spotfire Analytics Server 10.1 hotfix A55161 or later, so please make sure to apply the latest server hotfix as well.



Release Date Hotfix # Description
21-December-2009 A55059 Fixes the following issue:
  • Users opening an already open analysis in the Web Player, which contains columns inserted from external data, will not get updated data but will instead see the same data as the first user.
19-October-2009 A55161 Fixes the following issues:
  • When using an analysis with two or more data tables that load data on demand in TIBCO Spotfire, the visualizations sometimes appear empty even though data should be present. This issue is only present when using NTLM authentication.
  • Analysis with Cross Table linked to empty data table cannot be opened in Web Player.
  • Client may terminate when deleting all rows in data table used in Cross Table.
NOTE: This hotfix depends on TIBCO Spotfire Analytics Server 10.1 hotfix A55161 (or later).
19-October-2009 A54936 Fixes the following issue:
  • API method Page.Duplicate() is not usable.
10-July-2009 A54856 Fixes the following issue:
  • Unhandled Exception when inserting rows from external data with invalid values. Incorrect handling of invalid values causes miscalculation and can lead to abnormal Client terminations.
23-June-2009 A54798 Fixes the following issue:
  • In some cases, analysis files can fail to open with a KeyNotFoundException exception.
15-April-2009 A52886 Fixes the following issues:
  • Analysis files opened from the Library are in some cases deleted from the download directory before they have been fully opened.
  • The Login dialog is shown even if the user has selected to save the credentials in a prior login.
  • Circular reference errors are incorrectly thrown during import of some analysis files.
  • Reloading of Data-On-Demand is not always correctly triggered.
04-March-2009 A52280 Fixes the following issues:
  • Straight line fit does not work if more than one column is used to color by.
  • In some cases there can be problems when updating visualizations with columns from marked.
  • Pivoted calculated columns saved in TIBCO Spotfire 2.1 are considered as not calculated when opened in 2.2.
10-February-2009 A52026 Fixes the following issues:
  • Abnormal termination when replacing data with different data type on the primary key.
  • Exceptions in some cases when opening files containing information links that take a long time to execute on systems with Internet Explorer 6.
  • Custom expressions using if statements where there are empty/invalid values before correct values can yield incorrect results
  • Abnormal termination when calculation column has more than 32 nested if or case when statements.
  • Exceptions during import of certain .dxp files.
  • Exceptions when trying to do file operations in Library through COM automation.
11-December-2008 A51820 Fixes the following issues:
  • Thousands separator does not show when using short number formatting.
  • Sorted columns API routes to the wrong collection.
  • Custom plots/calculations need to be recompiled for 2.2. Custom plots and Custom calculations overriding the DeclareInternalEventHandlers do not work if not compiled for TIBCO Spotfire 2.2.
  • Crash when inserting rows from external data. If matching external data on binary data and external data has more rows than the data in TIBCO Spotfire the application may crash.
  • Unable to import linked SAS file if the SAS file has changed. If a linked SAS file does not contain the same columns as when the analysis was saved, the import fails with IndexOutOfRangeException.
  • Crash when Hierarchy is edited after replacing data table.
  • Crash when opening files containing column properties with inconsistent data types
  • Bad performance when browsing large library.
  • Switching filterdependency for a given id does not switch the filtercollection that triggers refreshing.
  • Crash occurs when lines or curves are added to an invalid plot, for instance if an expression refers to columns that are obsolete.
  • Data properties registered through the API are not available when loading a file older than the registration.


For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire 2.2, please refer to the Release Notes




 Latest Collection of Hotfixes for TIBCO Spotfire 2.1


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Release Date Hotfix # Description
22-October-2008 A50823 Fixes the following issues:
  • Users have no way of knowing login is possible with login dialog showing empty username and password when using NTLM authentication.
  • Entering wrong username and password in the login dialog, when using NTLM, can sometimes cause login errors even after the credentials have been corrected.
  • Replacing a data table can in some cases result in a crash.
  • Removing an erronous relationship can in some cases result in a crash.
17-September-2008 A50625 Fixes the following issues:
  • Custom preferences not correctly persisted when switching between users and/or TIBCO Spotfire Analytics Servers. Custom Preferences created using the APIs break if using multiple configurations.
  • Unable to open some dxp files, with exception The input stream is not a valid binary format.
  • Spontaneous crash when TIBCO Spotfire application is left idle. The TIBCO Spotfire application sometimes crashes spontaneously if left idle online on slow networks.
  • Adding columns from external data creates duplicate rows. If the highest value of the added data is a match and there are empty values in the match column duplicate rows are added.
25-August-2008 A50484 Fixes the following issues:
  • Application crash when loading certain files. Opening analysis using multiple related data sources may fail.
  • After upgrade to .Net 3.5 SP1 some analysis cannot be opened. Also undo/redo may result in crash due to .Net 3.5 SP1 bug.
25-July-2008 A50362 Fixes the following issues:
  • NTLM authentication information is not saved. If the suggested credentials are not edited, NTLM authentication information will not be saved.
  • On demand plots are not always populated when marking in the master plot. Marking in visualization based on an Information Link (IL), that has two or more On Demand ILs, will not populate all On demand visualizations.
  • Get Values not enabled when opening analysis with multiple data tables. The button for 'Get Values' from current visualization is disabled when opening an analysis with multiple data tables, i.e. an Information link with a values prompt can't be used to dynamically retrieve data from another data table.
  • Get Values during reload of data causes the application to crash. An analysis based on a prompted Information Link may crash when reloading data and clicking Get Values in the prompt.
  • Application crashes when publishing package containing a multimodule assembly. Deployment of packages containing multimodule assembly, e.g. .NET modules causes application crashes.
10-July-2008 A50142 Fixes the following issues:
  • Inserted columns from prompted Information Link may result in crash. If inserting columns from external data based on a prompted information link application may crash.
  • Information link prompt doesn’t contain distinct values A prompted information link with filters does not show distinct values when run.
  • LastPeriods function implemented incorrectly. The LastPeriods function only returns x previous nodes, according to documentation it should return current nodes and x-1 previous nodes.
  • Unable to open Analysis offline if analysis contain On demand related data. If creating and saving an analysis with multiple data tables where at least one is related to another table with on-demand loading of data, that analysis cannot be opened if TIBCO Spotfire is offline.
  • Deleting data table may result in crash. If any visualizations contains reference line and the data table this visualization is based on is deleted, the TIBCO Spotfire application may crash.
  • Reference line not visible if calculation fail. If the calculation for a reference line fails for some values, the reference line is not visible.
  • Visualization refresh button is not triggered from custom applications. Refresh button is not enabled even though the producer indicates refresh is needed.
  • Background gridlines differ in first trellis panel compared to the rest. Gridlines in the first trellis panel are antialiased, which is not the case in the rest of the panels.
  • Opening Web Analysis in TIBCO Spotfire Application is unstable. If an Analysis is opened from TIBCO Spotfire Web Player and from that opened in TIBCO Spotfire Application, it may crash after about 15 minutes due to a session transfer issue.


For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire 2.1, please refer to the Release Notes




 Latest Collection of Hotfixes for Spotfire DXP 2.0.3


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NOTE: DXP 2.0.3 is the latest 2.0.X version and replaces previous 2.0.X versions. Before applying hotfixes, please verify that you have:
  • Installed DXP 2.0.1 Client
  • Deployed DXP 2.0.3 Deployment Kit on the Spotfire Analytics server.


Release Date Hotfix # Description
15-January-2008 A47736 Fixes the following issue:
  • When saving an analysis (using embedded data) to file or to the Spotfire Library having _x as a part of a column name, the file is corrupt and cannot be opened.
15-January-2008 A44335 Fixes the following issue:
  • When setting up an Information Link to use value prompt it is not possible to force user to enter at least one value nor is it possible to restrict the number of values. This hotfix presents ways to specify those restrictions.
12-December-2007 A47660 Fixes the following issues:
  • Problems on some computers to open Analysis files with binning if binning has been performed prior to replace data.
  • Crosstables fail under some circumstances using over expressions in calculated column.
  • Calculated columns using Over expressions fail in some cases when using replace data for values outside value space of original data.


For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire DXP 2.0, please refer to the Release Notes




 Latest Collection of Hotfixes for Spotfire DXP 2.0


  Please upgrade to Spotfire DXP 2.0.1 Client, and then deploy the DXP 2.0.3 Deployment Kit on the Spotfire Analytics server.

  After the upgrade, continue with applying the Latest Collection of Hotfixes for Spotfire DXP 2.0.X above.

For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire DXP 2.0, please refer to the Release Notes




 Latest Collection of Hotfixes for Spotfire DXP 1.1


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Release Date Hotfix # Description
12-February-2007 A42819 Fixes the following issues:

  • In some situations Spotfire DXP reports an unhandled exception "System.IndexOutOfRangeException" when deleting rows
  • A Spotfire DXP file in some situations cannot be opened. The error message is "Unable to open the file " and the detailed error message contains "An item with the same key has already been added."
  • Unhandled exception when trying to edit "Cover Page" on Korean and Chinese OS
  • Unhandled exception when switching to Japanese font in Text Area
Also includes the following previously-released hotfix:
30-January-2007 A42787: Fixes the following two issues:
  • No support for pasting multiple values into a values prompt when running an Information Link
  • Unhandled exception when running Data Relationships tool with a bar chart plot active
For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire DXP 1.1, please refer to the Release Notes




 Latest Collection of Hotfixes for Spotfire DXP 1.0.1


Release Date Hotfix # Description
29-November-2006 A42228 Fixes crashing during loading and manipulation of certain datasets and improves performance when loading datasets

NOTE: Please be aware that this hotfix only applies to Spotfire DXP 1.0.1 and should not be applied to version 1.0. This fix will be included in version 1.1 of Spotfire DXP.

   This hotfix is no longer available for download. Please upgrade to Spotfire DXP 1.1.

For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire DXP 1.0.1, please refer to the Release Notes




 Latest Collection of Hotfixes for Spotfire DXP 1.0


Release Date Hotfix # Description
25-August-2006 A40600 *** REQUIRED HOTFIX FOR SPOTFIRE DXP 1.0 ***
Performance improvements for Spotfire DXP 1.0

   This hotfix is no longer available for download. Please upgrade to Spotfire DXP 1.1.

For information on known issues in TIBCO Spotfire DXP 1.0, please refer to the Release Notes