8.39 Release Notes

Release date: June 21, 2022 ET

We released the following updates since 8.38:


Bug fixes

Event Log:

  • Fixed an issue when downloading archived data. [SG-25192]


  • Fixed an issue where Pipeline Step query type fields would have a Summary Calculation set to None when displaying only one entity. [SG-3932]
  • Fixed an issue where a query field containing Task Templates would not display any Tasks in the pop up window dialogue. [SG-26191]

Filter panel:

  • Fixed a regression where hiding a status used in a filter would cause issues with the filter panel window. [SG-27022]
  • Fixed an issue where draft notes being created in the Review Notes App would be filterable with read / unread replies even though they were not published yet. [SG-17756]


  • Fixed an issue where the value in the Open Notes Count field was incorrect when conditional permissions were applied [SG-26417]

Screening Room:

  • Fixed an issue where too many Shotgun_Reading_Change events were generated while comparing versions in RV. [SG-26090] (Tuesday June 21, 2022 ET)


  • Show an empty state indicator to explain that validation rules cannot be modified for Project Entities when viewed in a Non-Project context. [SG-26966] (Wednesday June 22, 2022 ET)

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed a regression when creating a saved filter based on a linked Notes and Open Notes would display an error [SG-27232] (Thursday June 23, 2022 ET)


  • Input validation: Added validation rule information on a field’s schema REST and Python API call [SG-27108] (Monday June 27, 2022 ET)

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed an issue when using None for the background or text in formatting rules could result in non-readable text on the grid (especially when the dark scheme is on) [SG-24897]
1 Like (Wednesday June 29, 2022 ET)

Bug fixes:

  • New ‘ShotGrid/ShotGrid Review’ site prefs have been added to control how a ‘Play in RV’ and ‘Play in Screening Room for RV’ gets executed:
    Play in RV Starts Automatically and Play in RV always uses Look-Ahead Cache. [SG-26211] (Thursday June 30, 2022 ET)

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed an issue when in some cases a thumbnail widget is not editable [SG-27307]
  • Validation Rules: Now special characters can be added to alpha, alphanumeric, number types and are no longer a mutually exclusive option [SG-27089] (Thursday June 30, 2022 ET)

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed an issue where grid view pages were appearing as blank in design mode.
  • Fixed an issue when using a calculated field which is based on a date in a saved filter and having column summary enabled would result in an error [SG-27147]
1 Like (Monday July 11, 2022 ET)

Bug fix:

  • Fixed an error when creating a filter based on Linked fields → Notes. [SG-27515] (Thursday July 14, 2022 ET)

Bug fix:

  • Fixed an issue for text input validation where upper and lower case rules were not respected for alphanumeric validation rule segments. [SG-27582]
1 Like (Monday July 18, 2022 ET)


  • Added the ability to configure input validation rules as warning only (relaxed) rules. [SG-25904]