[Vtigercrm-developers] Managing versions in Document module

praneeth K praneeth at vtiger.com
Tue Nov 8 07:26:01 PST 2011

HI Manilal,

        vtiger Documents module does not act as DMS and track the version
changes. It is an interesting feature enhancement, we have noted it on

We would like to hear from community developers who are interested to pick
up this feature.

Related forge project:

On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 6:32 PM, Manilal K M <manilal at ejyothi.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
>  I have submitted a feature request in vTiger forum. Cross-posting it here
> for your attention: http://forums.vtiger.com/viewtopic.php?f=105&t=50191
> The Documents module should be able to manage multiple versions/revisions
> of a document. Currently, there is a provision to enter the version number
> of a document, but it is not possible to retrieve the older versions. This
> applies to both external and internal files.
> Ideally, if the version number is changed, the system should store the
> older version and allow the user to retrieve from the DetailView of
> Document. While creating the document, the user should be able to specify
> whether the system needs to maintain versions for it. This way, we can
> avoid the overhead of storing all the changes in a document. If the user
> chose to maintain versions, then the system should automatically increment
> the version number each time the user edits the document.
> This would be a highly desirable feature, since we are storing the SOW and
> contracts which are periodically changed and older versions are needed for
> accounting and audit purposes.
> thanks
> --
> Manilal K M
> eJyothi Services
> http://www.ejyothi.com
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Best Regards,
K Praneeth,
vtiger Team.

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