About this release

What’s new

What’s new in 2007

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

What’s new in 2006

Support for specifying the duration of overlay sessions

As an administrator, you can specify the duration of overlay sessions by using the resizeOverlayDuration value in the configuration.js file. The value defaults to 3,500 milliseconds. You can set it in a range of 0 through 3,500. The onResize events are generated when you resize a session. This feature is applicable only for sessions launched through the HDX SDK for HTML5. For more information, see Specifying the duration of overlay sessions.

Support for blocking PDF printing for specific browsers

As an administrator, you can now block PDF printing on the following browsers across platforms: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Microsoft Edge (including Microsoft Edge Chromium). For more information, see Blocking PDF printing.

What’s new in 2005

This release contains enhancements that help improve overall performance and stability, along with some security improvements.

Language support

Citrix Workspace app for HTML5 is now available in the Italian language.

What’s new in 2004

Language support

Citrix Workspace app for HTML5 is now available in the Brazilian Portuguese language.

What’s new in 2002

Support for USB device redirection

This release supports generic USB device redirection on Chrome browsers (Version 61 and later) running on Chrome, Mac, and Linux operating systems. This feature is supported on sessions launched over secure HTTPS connections. This feature supports redirection of two USB devices simultaneously. For more information, see USB device redirection.

What’s new in 1912

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

What’s new in 1911

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

What’s new in 1910

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

What’s new in 1909

Support for DPI scaling

Starting with this release, Citrix Workspace app for HTML5 supports DPI scaling for app and desktop sessions on a single monitor. It lets you set the VDA resolution on the monitors that have a high pixel ratio. When you set the resolution correctly on the VDA, blurry text becomes crisper. For more information about DPI scaling, see DPI scaling.

What’s new in 1908

Autoupdate support for Citrix Workspace app for HTML5 using HDX SDK for HTML5

Starting in this release, Citrix HDX SDK for HTML5 enhances the setPath API to consume the latest build of Citrix Workspace app for HTML5 from the Content Delivery Network (CDN). This enhancement allows Citrix Workspace app for HTML5 to run on the latest version seamlessly. For existing HDX SDK for HTML5 users, change citrix.receiver.setPath in the customer code to use the latest version from the CDN. For new users, the setPath API provides the option by default. For more information, see HDX SDK for HTML5.

Change in the URL to view the log page

The URL to view the log page for Citrix Workspace app 1907 for HTML5 and earlier is changed now. The new URL to view the log page is siteurl/Clients/HTML5Client/src/SessionWindow.html#engineType=log, where siteurl is the URL of the Citrix Receiver for Web site <http://server.domain/Citrix/StoreWeb>. For more information, see To view Citrix Workspace app for HTML5 logs by navigating to the log page.

What’s new in 1907

Support for copy and paste between a remote session and a local device

In earlier versions, you had to use the toolbar to perform copy and paste operations between the session and your client device. Starting in this release, you can use the Ctrl C and Ctrl V hotkeys (for Windows or Chrome operating systems) and CMD C and CMD V hotkeys (for Mac operating system) to copy and paste. For more information, see Enhanced clipboard experience.

What’s new in 1906

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

What’s new in 1905

Support for copy and paste between a remote session and a local device - Experimental feature

In earlier versions, you had to use the toolbar to perform copy and paste operations between the session and your client device. Starting in this release, as an experimental feature, you can now use the Ctrl C and Ctrl V hotkeys to copy and paste.

What’s new in 1904

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

What’s new in 1902.1

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

What’s new in 1902

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

What’s new in 1901

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

What’s new in 1811.3

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

What’s new in 1811.2

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

What’s new in 1811

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

What’s new in 1809.1

Support for file downloads using the Safari browser

Citrix Workspace app for HTML5 supports downloading files on a MacBook using the Safari browser.

Improved network throughput for graphics over high latency connections

The default number of ICA output buffers that are used to send and receive data has been raised. This change provides improved network throughput performance even on high latency connections.

What’s new in 1809

Support for application and desktop titles in parentheses

Citrix Workspace app for HTML5 supports displaying titles of the applications and desktops in parentheses (for example, VDA(1) and VDA(2)) in the browser tab. For more information, see Get started.

Fixed issues

Fixed issues in 2007

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

Fixed issues in 2006

  • In a session launched through Citrix Workspace app for HTML5, the icon of a published application might appear incorrectly on the taskbar. The issue occurs with Chrome browsers. [RFHTMCRM-3150]

  • On an iPad, the virtual keyboard might appear on every touch in a remote session. [RFHTMCRM-3414]

  • If you attempt to copy and paste content that contains more than 10,000 words, a session might become unresponsive. [RFHTMCRM-3450]

Fixed issues in 2005

  • Touch functionalities might not work in sessions that are launched on hybrid touch screen devices. [RFHTMCRM-3188]

  • After you launch a session from the Linux VDA through Citrix Workspace app for HTML5, attempts to print a document by clicking the Print button fail with the following message: Cannot print PDF. [RFHTMCRM-3260]

  • On an Android device, if you launch a session and then zoom in or out, the session might not pan. The issue occurs with Chrome browsers. [RFHTMCRM-3342]

  • When you attempt to print a document using the Citrix PDF printer, the PDF might fail to open in a new tab through the blob URL. The issue occurs with sessions that are launched through the HDX SDK for HTML5 and that are launched through StoreFront with enhanced printing disabled. This issue is observed on the latest version of the Firefox (76) browser. [RFHTMCRM-3359]

Fixed issues in 2004

  • Attempts to type an open square bracket ([) in a session launched from Citrix Workspace app for HTML5 might fail. The issue occurs with Mozilla Firefox. [RFHTMCRM-3116]

  • In an HTML5 session, an initial attempt to print a file using the Citrix PDF printer might fail. Subsequent attempts to print in the same session also fail. The issue occurs if you launch the session through a Chrome or Firefox browser in guest mode or after clearing the cache. The issue occurs with a cloud store. [RFHTMCRM-3177]

  • When you use Safari on macOS, attempts to play audio within a session might fail. [RFHTMCRM-3227]

  • When you attempt to print a document using the Citrix PDF printer, content in the document might appear blurry. The printResolution value defaults to 150 in order to improve the resolution. For crisper content, you can change the value of printResolution in the configuration.js file to 300 or 600 according to your requirement:

     'pdfPrinting' :
    
     {
         'directPrint' :
    
             {
    
                 'printResolution' :150
    
             }
    
    }
    
    

    [RFHTMCRM-3266]

  • Attempts to launch a session might fail. The issue occurs after you install some third-party applications (ad blockers) that are used to block advertisements. [RFHTMCRM-3279]

  • After you press Ctrl+Alt+Delete within a session, the keyboard and the mouse might not work as expected. [CVADHELP-13217]

Fixed issues in 2002

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

Fixed issues in 1912

  • Attempts to launch sessions might fail on touch screen devices. [RFHTMCRM-3109]

Fixed issues in 1911

  • When you attempt to launch a session in private browsing mode on Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge browser, the session might fail to launch. [RFHTMCRM-3039]

Fixed issues in 1910

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

Fixed issues in 1909

  • When you use the Korean Input Method Editor (IME) to input the characters dkdk, the keystrokes are incorrectly interpreted after you input the last character k. The issue occurs when you use the Firefox and the Internet Explorer browsers. [LD1614]

  • Attempts to launch sessions might fail if the uBlock extension is added to the browser. [RFHTMCRM-2998]

Fixed issues in 1908

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

Fixed issues in 1907

  • When you select the Citrix PDF printer to print a blank PDF file, the message Getting PDF File displays indefinitely. The issue occurs on the Chrome and Firefox browsers with XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR CU2 installed. Subsequent print operations fail until you restart the session. [RFHTMCRM-2667]

Fixed issues in 1906

  • The desktop app switcher is disabled, and you launch the application sessions using Citrix Workspace app for HTML5. You then enable the desktop app switcher by navigating to the Toolbar > Switch apps > Show taskbar, and maximize and minimize the app. When you click the desktop app switcher icon to bring the app to focus, the desktop app switcher is hidden. [RFHTMCRM-2767]

  • Attempts to enter a backslash in an HTML5 session that you launch through a Firefox browser might fail. [RFHTMCRM-2777]

  • When you select the Citrix PDF printer to print a PDF file, the message Getting PDF File displays indefinitely. The issue occurs on the Chrome and Firefox browsers when you print the file inside the session with Citrix Gateway logged off. [RFHTMCRM-2789]

Fixed issues in 1905

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

Fixed issues in 1904

  • When you open a session that is a fixed size through the HTML5 HDX SDK and then change the resolution by setting autoresize: true to auto fit to the browser, the session might not resize. [RFHTMCRM-2571]

  • With this fix, Citrix Workspace app for HTML5 supports localization in the Dutch language. [RFHTMCRM-2663]

  • When you open a Citrix Workspace app for HTML5 session in a browser on a mobile device and use the display resolution dialog box to change the resolution to a fixed value that is larger than the mobile screen size, the session might not pan. [RFHTMCRM-2712]

  • When you use the Japanese Input Method Editor (IME) and press the Spacebar or the Shift key along with the Spacebar, the space does not appear as an input. The issue occurs when you use the Internet Explorer 11 or Firefox browsers. [LD1343]

Fixed issues in 1902.1

  • Attempts to print documents using the Citrix PDF printer in the Chrome and Firefox browsers might fail. The issue occurs for sessions that are launched through the HTML5 HDX SDK. [RFHTMCRM-2630]

Fixed issues in 1902

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

Fixed issues in 1901

  • When you attempt to click Multimonitor in the toolbar, the multi-monitor mode might not work. The issue occurs when the sessions are launched using the HTML5 HDX SDK. [RFHTMCRM-2575]

  • Time zone redirection might not work for certain time zones when using the Chrome browser. The issue occurs when observing daylight savings time and the time zone in the session doesn’t match the time zone on the endpoint. [LD0289]

Fixed issues in 1811.3

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

Fixed issues in 1811.2

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

Fixed issues in 1811

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

Fixed issues in 1809.1

This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.

Fixed issues in 1809

  • When you start a YouTube video in full-screen mode from a published application that is connected to a Linux VDA 1808, HTML5 might display the following error message: General error: To resolve this issue, please report this error to your help desk. [RFHTMCRM-2407]

  • If you open Microsoft Internet Explorer on an iPad using Citrix Receiver for HTML5 and attempt to open the soft keyboard on an iPad, the webpage zooms in. However, you must manually zoom out the webpage after closing the soft keyboard. [LC9838]

Fixed issues in 1808

Version 18.8.1.4043

  • The LongCommandLine path to the VDA might be formed incorrectly if the path has LongCmdLine parameters. [RFHTMCRM-2413]

Version 1808

  • With SmartControlPolicy policy enabled, the Citrix Workspace app for HTML5 might fail to connect to Linux VDA through NetScaler Gateway 12.0 and later versions. [RFHTMCRM-2349]

Known issues

Known issues in 2007

No new issues have been observed in this release.

Known issues in 2006

No new issues have been observed in this release.

Known issues in 2005

  • On an Android device, attempts to fetch the soft keyboard using a three finger tap might fail. The issue occurs with Chrome browsers. [RFHTMCRM-3358]

  • On a Microsoft Edge (Chromium version) or Google Chrome browser, when you attempt to print a document using the Citrix PDF printer, the PDF might open in a new tab and the tab closes immediately. The issue occurs after you install a third-party application (for example, ad blocker) on the browser. The issue occurs with sessions that are launched through the HDX SDK for HTML5 and that are launched through StoreFront with enhanced printing disabled. [RFHTMCRM-3360]

  • When you attempt to print a document using the Citrix PDF printer, the PDF might fail to open in a new tab through the blob URL. The issue occurs with sessions that are launched through the HDX SDK for HTML5 and that are launched through StoreFront with enhanced printing disabled. The following issues can be observed:

    • On a Chrome browser, a new tab opens. The PDF is rendered in the upper part of the screen. Only a quarter of the PDF is visible. But the PDF can be downloaded and printed.
    • On a Firefox browser, a new tab opens. The PDF is not rendered and a blank page appears. This issue is observed on the latest version of the Firefox (76) browser and on Citrix Workspace app for HTML5 version 2004 and earlier.

    [RFHTMCRM-3361]

Known issues in 2004

  • Touch functionalities might not work in sessions that are launched on hybrid touch screen devices. [RFHTMCRM-3188]

  • After you launch a session from the Linux VDA through Citrix Workspace app for HTML5, attempts to print a document by clicking the Print button fail with the following message: Cannot print PDF. [RFHTMCRM-3260]

  • Attempts to play an audio file using Google Chrome browser v 79 in a session launched from Citrix Workspace app for HTML5 might fail.

    For more information, see Google bug ID 1007255.

    [RFHTMCRM-3327]

Known issues in 2002

No new issues have been observed in this release.

Known issues in 1912

  • When you launch mstsc.exe in full screen mode in a remote session, the AppSwitcher taskbar running on Citrix Workspace app for HTML5 might overlap the remote desktop window. [CVADHELP-12522]

Known issues in 1911

No new issues have been observed in this release.

Known issues in 1910

No new issues have been observed in this release.

Known issues in 1909

  • In certain scenarios, the connecting screen might remain stuck when there is a network disruption. No error message appears, and you cannot perform any action. As a workaround, relaunch the session. [RFHTMCRM-2956]

Known issues in 1908

No new issues have been observed in this release.

Known issues in 1907

When you select the Disable Copy Confirmation option in the Preferences dialog, the Display Resolution button might overlap the Preferences dialog in non-English language environments. [RFHTMCRM-2918]

Known issues in 1906

No new issues have been observed in this release.

Known issues in 1905

No new issues have been observed in this release.

Known issues in 1904

No new issues have been observed in this release.

Known issues in 1902.1

  • The audio is playing on the VDA. When you start a session, the audio that is already playing might not be heard until you click anywhere within the session. The issue occurs for sessions that are launched through the HTML5 HDX SDK. The HTML5Client originates somewhere else. [RFHTMCRM-2659]

Known issues in 1902

No new issues have been observed in this release.

Known issues in 1901

  • Attempts to print documents using the Citrix PDF printer in Chrome and Firefox browsers might fail. The issue occurs for sessions that are launched through the HTML5 HDX SDK.

    As a workaround, set supportedBrowsers to false in the configuration.js file:

     'pdfPrinting' : {
                       'directPrint' : {
                                        'supportedBrowsers':true
                                                                'IE':false
                 }
             }
    

    When you use the preceding workaround and attempt to print a PDF, a Continue print dialog appears, prompting your confirmation to print. [RFHTMCRM-2592]

Known issues in 1811.3

No new issues have been observed in this release.

Known issues in 1811.2

No new issues have been observed in this release.

Known issues in 1811

No new issues have been observed in this release.

Known issues in 1809.1

No new issues have been observed in this release.

Known issues in 1809

No new issues have been observed in this release.

Known issues in 1808

Version 18.8.1.4043

No new issues have been observed in this release.

Version 1808

No new issues have been observed in this release.

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