Identification Number:
EM 23005
Intended Audience:All ROs, TSCs, All Headquarters authoring components, All Operations components
Originating Office:ORDP ODEPPIN OPPS
Title:PolicyNet Publication System (PPS) Release 1.9
Type:EM - Emergency Messages
Program:All Programs
Link To Reference:
Retention Date: January 14, 2024

    A. Purpose
      This Emergency Message (EM) informs all PPS users that the Office of Data Exchange, Policy Publications, and International Negotiations (ODEPPIN) successfully implemented PPS Release 1.9 on Saturday, January 14, 2023.
    B. PPS enhancements and bug fixes
      For PPS Release 1.9, ODEPPIN developers completed the following enhancements and bug fixes in PPS and the PPS Editor:

      1. PPS improvements and bug fixes addressed
        · Renamed “Transmittal" request type into "Full Transmittal" request type in PPS and PolicyNet
        · Removed Ask For IRD/Waive IRD Action from the Action Panel in MSOM Transmittal Workflow
        · Improved Graphics for regional supplements
        · TN sheets created in Domino with duplicate URLs
        · Field Description tag in the MSOM Word file
        · Addressed PolicyNet Publication update issues
        · Improved code coverage by approx. 5%
        · Improved 508 Compliance Defects for 5.1 Forms and Instructions
        · Improved Security Review and Reliability rating
        · Microsoft Word downloads now contain tracked changes and user comments
        · Graphics and PDFs uploaded on a request are now viewable from PPS
      2. PPS XML Editor improvements and bug fixes
          · MSOM HTML Issue - FacsimileFieldRef element in MSOM Facsimile should have screen tip option
          · Improved loading/saving graphics
          · Upgrade to log4j 2.17.2 in PPS XML Editor
          · Upgrade to log4j 2.17.2 in PPS XML Editor License server
          · HTML Generation -render Tables Correctly
          · POMS Index - indentation corrected
          · Use latest version of graphic
          If you have any questions, please contact ^TNs EMs AMs.
      EM 23005 - PolicyNet Publication System (PPS) Release 1.9 - 01/20/2023