Back in May we posted a quick note about polishing. Since then we’ve been chugging away and wanted to highlight some improvements we think will make your Harvesting a bit more bountiful.
Duplicating Archived Projects
First, you can now duplicate archived projects. In the past, you used to have to unarchive a project to duplicate it—but why? You let us know duplicating was just as important for archived projects, and now it’s easy peasy. Just click the Duplicate button that appears at the top right of the archived project’s Analysis page and it’s done.
Smarter Date Selectors
Second, we made our date selectors smarter. In many places throughout Harvest, we let you easily select a date range. You have one field for the start date and another for the end. This usually works fine, but sometimes you’d select a start date in the future. If so, the end date wouldn’t change—and you’d wind up with an end date that fell before the start date.
Today, Harvest is just a bit more savvy: We’ll update your end date based on the start date you select.
Consistency in the Small Things
Last but not least, we’ve been hard at work behind the scenes to make sure your experience in Harvest is consistent. Recently we’ve been focusing on:
- Improving the look and consistent usage of icons.
- Making sure high-level layouts (like page headers) are the same throughout Harvest.
- Editing copy, so when referencing the same thing, we use the same language.
- Updating components like tables, forms, and buttons to use the same design styles.
Some of these updates aren’t immediately obvious, but with consistency comes predictability. And a predictable app is easy to use. There’s more in the pipeline for consistency updates, but we think in the long run Harvest will feel smoother and more familiar.
That’s it for today’s update from Harvest HQ! And if you have any questions, just let us know in the comments.