Specify 7.8.13 Release Announcement


Release Announcement

Compatible with Specify 6.8.01 or newer.

7.8.13 (5 July 2023)


  • The first field on any form is now “focused” by default when viewing a new form or subview (#1543Requested by KU and others)
  • Editing Preparation Type now shows available options from the pick list form.
  • The front-end limit on the number of pick list items has been removed (#3482).


  • WorkBench errors are now reported and navigable properly (#3635)
  • Tree button states now properly reset when switching between trees (#3578)
  • Pressed buttons no longer resemble disabled buttons (#3547)
  • “Find Usages” button is no longer available when creating a new record (#3549)


  • Alternative text has been added for the attachment preview and a new label has been added for the “Share Record” box (#2615, #967, #987)

The full changelog is available on GitHub.

For source code go to the GitHub Specify 7 repository.

For more information about Specify 7, or about this release, see Specify 7 | Specify Collections Consortium, or email support@specifysoftware.org.