Date available on Pearson VUE Hosted Server:  Thursday, July 25, 2019

Potential date available 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.

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

See Updated help topics in this release at the bottom of the page. A list of all the help topics that were updated in this release are listed with links to the topics.

 

Release Updates

Enhancements

 Click the links below to expand the explanation for the enhancement.

 

Pages/Feature:  

Manage Users

Description: 

Project Managers can now export a list of all the users assigned to the selected project by clicking the Export results button.

The User Report is sent to the Reports page.

Click the User Report link to open the YYYY-MM-DD_UserReport_<project name>.xls Microsoft Excel file.

See the Manage Users topic for details.


Pages/Feature:  

Examine Questions, XML export

Description: 

The Set Minimum Response and Set Maximum Response options no longer appear on the Advanced Properties tab on the Examine Questions page for Point & Click type items. The <minimumResponse/> and <maximumResponse/> elements are now empty in the XML export for Point & Click item types.

Set Minimum Response and Set Maximum Response options no longer appear on the Advanced Properties tab for Point & Click item types.

XML Export

Empty <minimumResponse/> and <maximumResponse/> elements in the XML export for Point & Click item types.


 

Fixed Defects

Click the links below to expand the explanation for the defects.


Pages/Feature:

Modify Question

Description:

Users were receiving errors when trying to save items that contained the same asset more than once in a blocktext metadata field. This problem has been fixed.

 

Pages/Feature:

Batch Edit

Description:

When a new revision of an item was created through Batch Edit (with or without changing the item state), the review information was incorrectly removed from user tracking. This problem has been fixed.

 

Pages/Feature:

Metadata text

Description:

When metadata text contained a quotation mark, an error was thrown. This problem has been fixed.

Pages/Feature:

Edit Exam

Description:

When users clicked the Blueprint Status button on the Edit Exam page, an error was thrown stating no exam was found in the session. This problem has been fixed.

Pages/Feature:

 

Description:

In Assignment Service method, when method UpdateAssignmentCountForAssignment has a null value in questionNumbers, an error is thrown. This problem has been fixed.

 

Pages/Feature:

Reference, Question Batch Edit

Description:

When users tried to create an Equation Reference type, the application was requiring the user to fill in the Description field. It was not possible to do this since an equation is included on the MathML is not saved and an error was displayed. This problem has been fixed.

 

Pages/Feature:

Create/Edit Exam Form

Description:

When users created an exam form and assigned a Template before adding items, when they add the items a message was displayed at the top of the page. When they click the Exam Select button the Exam dialog box opened, but the message was floating over the top of the Exam dialog box rather than staying back on the Create/Edit Exam Form page. This problem has been fixed.

 

Pages/Feature:

Examine Questions

Description:

When users created items and translated them, they selected both the original item and the translated items and clicked the Examine Questions button. The user was expecting to view the original item and then the translated item in that order. Instead the translated item was appearing before the original item. This problem has been fixed.

 

Pages/Feature:

Dashboard

Description:

An Item Writer's submitted count of items was incorrectly displaying as 0 rather than the actual count of submitted items. This problem has been fixed.

 

Pages/Feature:

Modify Question

Description:

When a question that contained comments was changed from one item type to a different item type, all comments on the item were duplicated. This problem has been fixed so the comments are not duplicated.

 

Pages/Feature:

Export custom report with validation data.

Description:

While assigning the the Angoff rating for the question during validation from different users. During the export of custom report with validation data, the Average Angoff value was not displayed as expected. The system should only count raters who have actually provided a value. But the system was counting the raters who didn't provided the value. This problem has been fixed.

 

Pages/Feature:

 

Description:

Users incorrectly received assignment emails on projects that were expired but not closed. We have run a database script to close projects with expired end dates so this does not occur again. We will resolve this issue with a code fix at a later date.

 

Pages/Feature:

Modify Question

Description:

When users modified an existing item and changed the item type, upon clicking Save or Submit an error told the user, "It is not possible to save this item as it has been updated. Refresh the page to load the latest data; you will need to input any changes you made again before saving." Users could not change the item type on the checked out item. This problem has been fixed.

 

Pages/Feature:

Manage References

Description:

Users were unable to delete references that were not on any items. This problem has been fixed.

 

Pages/Feature:

Question Metadata Import

Description:

On the Question Metadata Import page, when users enter incorrect values in the XML file the file does not add the metadata to the question. This is a user error and the logging type has been changed from an Error to Info.

 

Pages/Feature:

Enhanced Matching items properties

Description:

When "Bring to Front" or "Send to Back" properties were set on Tokens, targets, and labels, Saving/Submitting the items was not honoring the properties. This problem has been fixed.

 

Pages/Feature:

Review Question

Description:

The validation message was not displayed in the Review Question page when the "Require reviewers to classify unclassified questions to level" setting was selected and users were able to advance the question. This problem has been fixed.

 

Pages/Feature:

QTI Export

Description:

When exporting QTI, some items being exported contained an <em> tag when it was not present in the source code in ExamDeveloper. The code has been fixed to not add <em> tags when font-styles are set to normal (italic characters).

 

Pages/Feature:

Import Questions

Description:

When importing case questions into a project via xml files, an error was thrown stating the case name already exists when in fact it did not. The Question Importer was fixed for XML files that import cases.

 


Updated help topics in this release 

The following help topics were updated in this release. Click the link to view the details on each topic.