Release Notes - LAMS Development - Version 2.3 - HTML format

Bug

  • [LDEV-69] - Authoring Interface fail to load with jboss-4.0.3SP1
  • [LDEV-1782] - Complex activity box not closing automatically
  • [LDEV-1784] - Max number of activities test should test for started activities not completed activities for optional activities/sequences
  • [LDEV-1816] - Monitoring client doesn't handle lesson descriptions over 4 lines
  • [LDEV-1841] - Flash progress bar goes haywire in preview rendering branching within opt seq within opt seq
  • [LDEV-1898] - Tool loses learner's response if they logout before completing the activity
  • [LDEV-1990] - Competence Editor does not support full stop in title
  • [LDEV-2027] - Extra heading in My Notes page
  • [LDEV-2030] - User workspace name not updated when name changes
  • [LDEV-2050] - Live edit allows tool activity that condition gates/learner output based branching is dependent upon to be manipulated
  • [LDEV-2055] - Hibernate NonUniqueResultException in wiki tool
  • [LDEV-2056] - Chat tool NullPointerException
  • [LDEV-2061] - Number of comments for branching
  • [LDEV-2062] - Vote for only one image
  • [LDEV-2069] - Groups votes are shared across sessions
  • [LDEV-2072] - Changing the child of an optional activity inside branching creates an unnecessary branch
  • [LDEV-2073] - Escape bad characters for tigra integration tree in integrations
  • [LDEV-2077] - Charts have issues with greek characters
  • [LDEV-2080] - Error in conditions in LAMS Tools while executing 'schemaexport' Ant task
  • [LDEV-2084] - Wiki teacher notification link fails because it does not have the contentFolderID
  • [LDEV-2092] - More than 100 learners in monitor freezes flash when rendering sequence tab
  • [LDEV-2093] - Comment display in Image Gallery
  • [LDEV-2096] - Learner Icon tooltip is sitting behind other learner icon's on screen
  • [LDEV-2103] - Timestamp of last save for a design not updated after insert/merge
  • [LDEV-2111] - Update FCKEditor to 2.6.4
  • [LDEV-2118] - Enforcing record limits not working as expected
  • [LDEV-2123] - Escape search term
  • [LDEV-2124] - support activities - insert merge fails when both designs contain support activities
  • [LDEV-2126] - ExportPortfolio fails when the fckeditor contentFolder contains sub directories
  • [LDEV-2130] - Preview login request created normal learner mode window, not preview
  • [LDEV-2134] - Fckeditor audio/movies uploader uploads to old EARDir when EARDir changes
  • [LDEV-2135] - Maintain login page is not loading
  • [LDEV-2136] - Smilies images hardcode the LAMS server URL in image src path
  • [LDEV-2138] - FCKEditor 2.6.x sets BasePath and FullBasePath as the same
  • [LDEV-2139] - Duplicate key error with forceMove
  • [LDEV-2143] - Heap Memory overflow error for certain sequences/lessons in lams maybe because of a memory leak
  • [LDEV-2145] - Over-logging in Q&A tool causes massive lag.
  • [LDEV-2149] - Competence and competence mappings do not appear to be exported/imported with learning design
  • [LDEV-2151] - preview button (which appears disabled) changes the mouse cursor to the loading icon indefinitely when it is clicked when the design is unsaved
  • [LDEV-2153] - Sequence explorer: Save button to be disabled after pressed once
  • [LDEV-2157] - Authoring help doesn't pop-up
  • [LDEV-2159] - Missing apostrophe in SQL statement?
  • [LDEV-2160] - Number of groups stepper disabled when it shouldn't be
  • [LDEV-2161] - Update text on the scribe define later page
  • [LDEV-2162] - "Match Groups to Branches" button not displaying by default for group based branching
  • [LDEV-2165] - "Specified key was too long; max key length is 1000 bytes" when installing using XAMPP
  • [LDEV-2168] - share resources cannot upload files
  • [LDEV-2171] - Old Gen Memory increases dramatically after export portfolio run
  • [LDEV-2172] - Pixlr deployment should create the lams-www.war/images/pixlr folder
  • [LDEV-2176] - Survey tool output calculation fails on empty text
  • [LDEV-2177] - Workspace tree not refreshing instantly when renaming/deleting a learning design in IE
  • [LDEV-2180] - Start date showing incorrect for scheduled lesson
  • [LDEV-2181] - Survey getToolOutput fails when questions have been removed
  • [LDEV-2182] - Learning Design import does not set Transitions properly
  • [LDEV-2186] - Add Instruction button not working in Share Resources
  • [LDEV-2192] - Spreadsheet doesn't work in Greek
  • [LDEV-2196] - Integration users and organisations with UTF-8 names are messed up
  • [LDEV-2199] - Delete stoppoint with condition gives a saving error
  • [LDEV-2203] - Default tool content
  • [LDEV-2216] - Greek characters in title go over the title character limit
  • [LDEV-2222] - If only one minimum or maximum apply then don't show either the opposite
  • [LDEV-2224] - New wizard: to sort sequences in alfabetical order
  • [LDEV-2225] - Wiki monitor page now using appropriate CSS
  • [LDEV-2227] - Merging sequences that contain over 6 activities within a support activity
  • [LDEV-2229] - Learner's choice and equal size group labels hardcoded?
  • [LDEV-2232] - Gmap import failing due to GmapSessions being included in export
  • [LDEV-2233] - Gmap cannot handle non-ASCII characters
  • [LDEV-2236] - Learning page not loading
  • [LDEV-2237] - Resizing in Author makes you loose your changes
  • [LDEV-2240] - Handle no learner data in TimeChart and disable button in Monitor
  • [LDEV-2241] - Step 0 of 0
  • [LDEV-2245] - Attempting to edit or submit learner's survey response results in monitor submitting response for themself
  • [LDEV-2250] - Impose restriction on Comment/Instruction field to limit the length of characters allowed
  • [LDEV-2252] - Copyright page css is munged
  • [LDEV-2255] - Encoding issue with new Wizard
  • [LDEV-2256] - When you save you image in pixlr and the callback to fetch the image fails, you lose the existing image
  • [LDEV-2257] - Update Mate SWC
  • [LDEV-2258] - Error when releasing marks to students
  • [LDEV-2259] - On clicking +/- in one group, the inside groups are added into another group.
  • [LDEV-2260] - Changing the number of rows in user view breaks the grid
  • [LDEV-2264] - Wiki compare versions page hides Logo
  • [LDEV-2266] - Can drop activities inside support activity container when inside branching
  • [LDEV-2267] - Competence does not update when making changes to description
  • [LDEV-2268] - Null Ptr Exception after Gate next button click (Edit on Fly)
  • [LDEV-2269] - Transition tool becomes active in author if you cut/copy and paste an activity using the shortcut keys (Ctrl+x or Ctrl+c and Ctrl+v) or if you try to undo using (Ctrl+z) when it shouldn't
  • [LDEV-2270] - Add Lesson wizard not scheduling time correctly (AM/PM)
  • [LDEV-2272] - Gmap could not load map: The Google Maps API key used on this web site was registered for a different web site.
  • [LDEV-2273] - Error in Import from lams community: Attempt to authenticate in lams community without registration
  • [LDEV-2274] - Server registration in LAMS community failed.
  • [LDEV-2275] - Error in Share Resources Tool: UUID value is missing. Expected format /download?uuid&version=preferDownload= (version number optional) or /download///
  • [LDEV-2276] - Learner page doesn't fit window width when expanded
  • [LDEV-2277] - Completed status is not reflected when Resources finished
  • [LDEV-2279] - Mindmap tool not providing output values for Conditional Gate
  • [LDEV-2281] - VideoRecorder activity is not exported/imported correctly
  • [LDEV-2282] - exported Mindmap activity is not exported/imported correctly
  • [LDEV-2283] - On the Server Registration page, clicking Cancel leads to a 404 error
  • [LDEV-2285] - Admin can add the same user many times to a course
  • [LDEV-2288] - Transition Arrows can be moved placed independently of any activities
  • [LDEV-2290] - Mindmap output issues
  • [LDEV-2292] - Video Recorder plugin not starting
  • [LDEV-2293] - import from lamscommunity FAIL
  • [LDEV-2294] - Missing language on lams community login page
  • [LDEV-2295] - Updated Vote tool outputs do not show as updated in Author
  • [LDEV-2296] - Min/max sequence values not updated when change No of Sequences option (Optional Sequences)
  • [LDEV-2298] - Saving recovered designs remains marked as Read-Only
  • [LDEV-2301] - Transitions not following activities in a branch
  • [LDEV-2302] - Notebook output condition irrelevant, self absorbed
  • [LDEV-2304] - Nested branching preview blocks
  • [LDEV-2305] - Mindmap (Multi-user mode) not supporting Grouping
  • [LDEV-2306] - Arranging activities kills Flash script when board too narrow
  • [LDEV-2307] - Assigning users to branches returns an exception
  • [LDEV-2309] - PIXLR not loading images?
  • [LDEV-2310] - Schedule lesson start and time zone issues
  • [LDEV-2311] - Chat tool throws exception if it can't connect to server in learner, should notify cleanly
  • [LDEV-2314] - Problems editing tool content for share-resources
  • [LDEV-2315] - Assessment tool has errors when you try to add a question
  • [LDEV-2316] - Branching doesn't delete branch to exit gate when it should
  • [LDEV-2320] - Verify URL Finish button returns a javascript error
  • [LDEV-2321] - Video Recorder throws exception when double clicking on the activity in the Sequence Tab view.
  • [LDEV-2322] - timechart: & character not showing properly for parallel acts
  • [LDEV-2323] - If the first learner to join the lesson is using IE8, the chat room remains locked from entry indefinitely and no other learners can join.
  • [LDEV-2325] - Missing language key on lams community import page
  • [LDEV-2326] - Null pointer exception when adding condtions in authoring
  • [LDEV-2328] - Class Export in Mindmap exports only one learner
  • [LDEV-2331] - Start date (Lesson details) label showing "string_null_value", not correct Schedule date time string for scheduled Lesson (not started)
  • [LDEV-2332] - Author mindmap design ignored?
  • [LDEV-2334] - Names in GMT times?
  • [LDEV-2335] - Adding VR activity from Live Edit and opening Monitor page produces Error
  • [LDEV-2337] - Saving prob with min/max sequence values for optional sequences for an already saved design.
  • [LDEV-2340] - Default content for MM tool shows with ??? in greek
  • [LDEV-2341] - Monitor missing loading mouse pointer (icon) and mouse visibility lost on unselect Presense option
  • [LDEV-2343] - When no camera installed in windows xp with ff 3.0.10, screen goes blurry
  • [LDEV-2344] - Support activity button disabled after opening a new sequence while inside a branching activity in author
  • [LDEV-2345] - Export video recorder without content causes null pointer
  • [LDEV-2347] - Support activity mistakedly thinks it's getting dropped on another activity outside of branching
  • [LDEV-2348] - When exporting a sequences that has a VR activity you get an exception
  • [LDEV-2349] - Import sequence with a empty video VR throws an exception
  • [LDEV-2353] - CSS error on forgot password page
  • [LDEV-2354] - Unable to record video with IE 8 and Flash Player 9 (124 rev).
  • [LDEV-2355] - Video recorder cannot record audio if there is no camera
  • [LDEV-2357] - Cognitive Skills Wizard - Q&A - Does Not Open
  • [LDEV-2358] - Missing notebook related label for Monitor tool settings (Advanced)
  • [LDEV-2360] - Time Chart not showing individual results

Improvement

  • [LDEV-959] - Add multiple signature support to the importer
  • [LDEV-1340] - Show date last modified in workspace tree
  • [LDEV-1503] - Add Safari Compatibility
  • [LDEV-1728] - If Q&A is not group do now show the group reference
  • [LDEV-2009] - Include open original size link
  • [LDEV-2015] - Save inside gmap info box as well as at the bottom of the page is ambiguous, change the wording
  • [LDEV-2018] - Daco learner form loses data when there is a validation error
  • [LDEV-2054] - Option for Student group selection so they can see who is in each group before they select a group
  • [LDEV-2064] - Include average rating or number of votes
  • [LDEV-2065] - Notification for monitors when student uploads image
  • [LDEV-2081] - Add dialog in pixlr that tells learners to click save when they are finished.
  • [LDEV-2090] - Show list of learners when plus sign is Double-Clicked by user
  • [LDEV-2094] - Modify CSS to widen the space in index/course page
  • [LDEV-2113] - FCKEditor tags to accept width and ToolbarStartExpanded
  • [LDEV-2122] - Server configurable timezone
  • [LDEV-2129] - Add export learning design service capabilities for integrations
  • [LDEV-2131] - Call js function to refresh tool main screen
  • [LDEV-2132] - Use buffering when reading and writing files to improve io performance
  • [LDEV-2133] - Replace indicator dots with aninimation on export waiting page.
  • [LDEV-2150] - New icons images
  • [LDEV-2164] - Make LDAP bulk update continue on error
  • [LDEV-2174] - Reduce memory consumption
  • [LDEV-2175] - Equation editor to be included in Forum and Wiki for learners
  • [LDEV-2178] - Modify Question display in Survey Monitoring
  • [LDEV-2184] - Create new Add Lesson Wizard
  • [LDEV-2217] - Increase width of question display field in Survey authoring.
  • [LDEV-2218] - Increase title width for optional activities display in authoring
  • [LDEV-2219] - Increase size of instructions text display field when viewing a resource in Share Resources learner.
  • [LDEV-2230] - Phase out IE6
  • [LDEV-2231] - Check for Flash Player 8 as minimum requirement
  • [LDEV-2238] - When creating a new node position the cursor on the new node...
  • [LDEV-2239] - Upgrade Mysql java connector
  • [LDEV-2242] - Buttons in chrome and safari don't display properly
  • [LDEV-2243] - Update supported browsers
  • [LDEV-2244] - Increase screensize for pop-ups
  • [LDEV-2254] - Safari 4 and VR Authoring
  • [LDEV-2271] - In Save as Dialog in Author when pasting sequense name to Filed Name pop up occurs with the message: 'Sorry you cannot paste this type of activity'
  • [LDEV-2318] - Validation message when you try to save in author when there is only a support activity needs to be fixed.

New Feature

  • [LDEV-951] - Tools that allow the marking in monitor to move all this features to a Marking tab?
  • [LDEV-963] - New postings since you last saw forum
  • [LDEV-1957] - Implement Image Gallery Tool
  • [LDEV-1965] - Provide Moodle with better "Information" for tracking the user.
  • [LDEV-1982] - Learner's tab print out and export to excel
  • [LDEV-1998] - Implement pedagogical planner
  • [LDEV-2004] - Pixlr tool
  • [LDEV-2005] - Video recording tool
  • [LDEV-2041] - Export data in Excel and CSV formats
  • [LDEV-2058] - Delete option for filemanager for FCKEditor
  • [LDEV-2059] - Optional FCKEditor plugins?
  • [LDEV-2063] - Option to add an image from Monitor
  • [LDEV-2070] - Upload multiple images at one
  • [LDEV-2074] - Implement Floating Activities
  • [LDEV-2076] - Implement Pixlr tool
  • [LDEV-2079] - Use the same language as the users for Pixlr
  • [LDEV-2085] - Reordering of task button
  • [LDEV-2088] - Implement Mind maps tool
  • [LDEV-2091] - Equation editor for FCKEditor
  • [LDEV-2097] - Author filemanager to include last updated date
  • [LDEV-2102] - Modify CSS for author/monitor pages to be stretchable
  • [LDEV-2104] - Implement Assessment Tool
  • [LDEV-2106] - Search and import sequences from the LAMS Community
  • [LDEV-2107] - Create public folder for sequences
  • [LDEV-2115] - Add timestamp to activity progress completion
  • [LDEV-2119] - Multimedia support for FCKEditor
  • [LDEV-2125] - User timezone
  • [LDEV-2140] - Add flash support for passing a selected type of tool activity output to gradebook
  • [LDEV-2163] - Create service that gets tool outputs for integrated servers
  • [LDEV-2166] - Add buttons in monitor to be able to view the timegraphs for the class and individual learners
  • [LDEV-2167] - Add drop down menu to index page group heading.
  • [LDEV-2173] - Create gradeboook module
  • [LDEV-2191] - Ability to remove monitors or learners from monito
  • [LDEV-2197] - Presence Chat
  • [LDEV-2228] - Drawing plugin for FCKEditor
  • [LDEV-2235] - When viewing notes in one page, there should be a reference to the lesson they were created
  • [LDEV-2246] - Add default output functionality to go to gradebook in flash author
  • [LDEV-2253] - Q&A to include a rich text editor for responses

Task

  • [LDEV-1497] - Investigate replacing chosen blah screens with drag and drop
  • [LDEV-2120] - Export sequence doesn't seem to work
  • [LDEV-2154] - Upgrade struts to 1.2.9
  • [LDEV-2261] - Set flag for gradebook forum/submit files activity so updating the mark does not overide the gradebook mark
  • [LDEV-2262] - Assesment tool needs max mark in output range, also needs a default gradebook output
  • [LDEV-2280] - Add help icons to gradebook pages
  • [LDEV-2286] - Make video recorder deploy in compressed war
  • [LDEV-2289] - Make a popup notification for modules requiring red5 if it has not been configured
  • [LDEV-2299] - In16on for some remaining tools
  • [LDEV-2333] - Fix import from lamscommunity window
  • [LDEV-2351] - New logo for assessment tool

Sub-task

  • [LDEV-1346] - Get student progress from LAMS and put in GradeBook api
  • [LDEV-1517] - FCKEditor plugin for jsMath
  • [LDEV-1790] - Put tick in space for completed children of optional activities/optional sequences/branches
  • [LDEV-1914] - Set minimum values for grouping properties.
  • [LDEV-1958] - Authoring
  • [LDEV-1959] - Learner
  • [LDEV-1960] - Monitor
  • [LDEV-1961] - Export Portfolio
  • [LDEV-1962] - Do reflection for learner
  • [LDEV-2032] - Create tool outputs
  • [LDEV-2034] - Wrong rendering of learning page in IE7
  • [LDEV-2045] - Display images in description
  • [LDEV-2053] - images uploaded by users in learner should be group specific
  • [LDEV-2082] - Allow Author to open Learning Design on initialisation
  • [LDEV-2099] - Alter registration module to recieve a serverID/serverKey pair for lamscommunity integration
  • [LDEV-2100] - Authenticate lamscommunity users and save their user token
  • [LDEV-2101] - Lamscommunity SSO using user token
  • [LDEV-2105] - Authoring
  • [LDEV-2108] - Import lams community sequences into author
  • [LDEV-2112] - Customized fckeditor toolbar for pedplanner
  • [LDEV-2114] - Learning
  • [LDEV-2116] - Search interface in LAMS Community
  • [LDEV-2117] - Add flash support for support activities
  • [LDEV-2127] - support activities - parallel activity jsp popup window in learner not finishing correctly
  • [LDEV-2142] - Update progress of Floating activities on progress update
  • [LDEV-2146] - Export portfolio doesn't export files properly
  • [LDEV-2147] - Null pointer exception while trying to configure red5 server settings
  • [LDEV-2148] - Logo and background color for video recorder tool
  • [LDEV-2155] - Remove Condition tab in author
  • [LDEV-2156] - Default conditions for VR
  • [LDEV-2158] - No confirmation to delete questions
  • [LDEV-2169] - Monitoring
  • [LDEV-2179] - Export button in the editor page
  • [LDEV-2187] - Put time taken for activites and lessons in gradebook
  • [LDEV-2188] - Add attempts collumn to activity grids
  • [LDEV-2189] - Request tool outputs and learner for some tools cannot handle null content
  • [LDEV-2190] - Do course-level view for gradebook
  • [LDEV-2195] - No content editing after first learner used accessed activity
  • [LDEV-2200] - Make gradebook only available for tool activities
  • [LDEV-2204] - Add learner gradebook views
  • [LDEV-2205] - Do course-level admin page for gradebook to enable/disable the view
  • [LDEV-2206] - Add auto-filling functionality for gradebook
  • [LDEV-2207] - Allow monitors to release marks to students
  • [LDEV-2208] - Pretty up gradebook css and column widths
  • [LDEV-2209] - Open users private folder on startup
  • [LDEV-2210] - Add links to gradebook from main page
  • [LDEV-2211] - Internationalise gradebook
  • [LDEV-2212] - Use roles to display appropriate rows in the course monitor and my gradebook views
  • [LDEV-2213] - Handle activity grouping in gradebook
  • [LDEV-2214] - Sort gradebook activities for a user by start date
  • [LDEV-2215] - Gradebook to go in its own project
  • [LDEV-2220] - Adjustments to gradebook suggested by James
  • [LDEV-2223] - Highlight topic subject/name if there's new messages
  • [LDEV-2226] - Include equation editor in Wiki, forum and notebook (for learners)
  • [LDEV-2234] - Display lamscommunity news on main page
  • [LDEV-2247] - Recalculate aggregated lesson marks and activity averages when a mark is updated in gradebook
  • [LDEV-2248] - Add maximum mark handling for mc and for assessment tools
  • [LDEV-2249] - Gradebook displays ??????????? for non ASCII characters
  • [LDEV-2251] - Button for gradebook

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