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Date available on Pearson VUE Hosted Server:  Thursday, July 26th 2018

Potential date available for Remote Deployment Installations:  

Why is there a delay of releases for remote deployment installations?

There is usually a slight delay of releases for remote deployment installations while code is compiled and packaged into an installer package.

This list is a summary of planned changes for the release and the final list of changes included may be different. Please check back after the release date for the complete list of changes included.

There has been an update to the QuestionBlueprint template.

Please be sure to review the Known Issues page to see a list of any continuing defects seen in the application HERE.


Release Updates


Users Affected


When does this happen?Outcome


Write Question, Modify Question/CalculatorProject Managers, WritersAbility to add item level calculatorsWhen writing items, the item writer can be given the option of adding a calculator to that item.Calculators can now be added to exams on an item-by-item basis, rather than to the exam as a whole.Enhancement
Examine Questions, Observe Question/Revision SummaryProject Managers,
History tab now displays specific revision informationWhen viewing the history tab from the Examine Questions or Observe Questions page users will now see addiotional revision information.History tab now displays Revision Code as well as the state that revision belongs to, when the revision was created and by whom. In order to see who created an item at the item level users would now need to see who created the very first revision of a question.Enhancement
Examine Questions, Observe Question/Revision DiffProject Managers,
Users can now compare more than two different revisions.When a user accesses the History Tab they now have the ability to select more than 2 revisions to compare.Rather than view a singular revision and compare it to the previous users can now isolate 2 or more revisions and track changes between multiple revisions.Enhancement
Examine Question, Observe Question/Revision Numbering SystemProject Managers,
Revision numbers on Questions will now continue sequentially. New items begin at 1New numbering system occurs when a new revision is created on an item.Items created before 1807 release will have numbers increment sequentially from the last revision code, i.e. last revision ID was 18923 the next revision created will have an ID of 18924, next would be 18925 etc. New items created after the 1807 release will begin with a revision id of 1 and increment from thereEnhancement
Examine Questions, Observe Question/User TrackingProject Managers,
User tracking tab updatesThe User Tracking tab has been updated as part of the new revisioning system. This tab now shows user activity for each review state in a project, as well as user validation info.Previous versions of this tab showed Written By, Modified By, Reviewed By, and Validated By information. Now the Written By and Modified By information is covered in the History tab.Enhancement
Reports/JSON ExportManage Reports, Project ManagersNew Custom Report JSON formatWhen gathering items to export on a custom report users now have the ability to select the JSON formatUsers can now extract raw item data in multiple JSON files. More information can be found here: JSON Report FormatEnhancement
Exam Forms/Word ExportProject Managers, Manage ExamsNew Docx format for word exportsNew format available for exporting Exams into a word documentA new Docx format is available from the Exam Forms page. Similar to the Exam Developer format users can see the metadata table and subsequent items on the report along with formatted text from the application for Display-Type items. Other items are not supported at this time. Future development is on going.Enhancement
Manage Item Bank/Item-asset viewer permissionItembank ManagersItembank viewer permission not able to be editedItembank managers could not remove or add itembank item and itembank asset viewer permissions to users at the itembank levelThis has been address so that these permissions can now be added and removedFix




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