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Below are the current Presto updates.

Current Release 7.0.0 (2017/06/19)

The current release is 7.0.0 for the server component and 7.0 r41525 for the PC component. If you are not on this release please contact Tech Support to get a copy.

Update Requirements

To upgrade to Presto 7.0 you need to be at version 4.5 or higher. When upgrading, log in to to review the New Features and Upgrade Guide. Note that the Upgrade Guide includes considerations for upgrading from version 4.5 or higher. If you are upgrading from an earlier version you need to also review the Upgrade Considerations sections in each of the intervening guides.

To verify your Presto release level:

  • Server (IBM i Component): Run the command DSPDTAARAXL_PRESTO/PR_GRLS
  • Designer (PC Component): Open the Presto Designer and select the Help/About Presto option.

If you are at an earlier release and wish to upgrade please contact Technical Support.

Server Side Updates

There are no updated for 7.0.0 at this time.

Presto 7.0 New Features 2017/06/21/

  • Ability to turn your Presto screen into a responsive grid - good for desktop or mobile.
  • New updated and more responsive skin, Pacific.
  • New Pacific skin can also be used to create Custom Skins.
  • Signature pad now supports JPEG file types.
  • Device Preview drop down list to manage your screens for various various mobile devices.
  • New Presto API allows advanced developers to work with other frameworks for designing screens.
  • Added JavaScript code snippets repository to both the custom.js and page level Javascript windows.
  • Improved Window detection.
  • You can now set your Google Map API key in the config.bws under Tools>Advanced Configuration.
  • Added a Presto OA example application to the XL_PRDEMO library. (FS#31479)
  • You can now enable/disable cursor advance with JavaScript. (FS#31096)
  • Data Export has improved handling of large data sets.
  • Option in config.bws to toggle detecting tables in windows on or off.
  • Exodus51 has been updated to Exodus55. (Update your Start-up CL with STRSBS XL_EX55/EXODUS55)

Please visit the Presto New Features page to see an illustrated list of the most important new features, or visit the Presto Updates History page to review the changes in recent versions.

Presto update history available on