Combined Product Release Log Overview

All Learnosity product releases and notes for each.

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Latest

Our rolling release. This release contains in-development new features released since the most recent Long Term Support.

This should only be used for in-development systems targeting a production release using the next Long Term Support release (see our Learnosity Help article for further details) or for testing upcoming features while in-development.

Features
Reports API v1.26.0
  • Added a new maxtime attribute to the sessions list and sessions list by Item reports, which filters report entries based on a Unix timestamp. This feature is helpful in constraining the results displayed in your charts by date.
  • Added a new mintime attribute to the sessions list and sessions list by Item reports, which filters report entries based on a Unix timestamp. This feature is helpful in constraining the results displayed in your charts by date.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.193.0, Question Editor API v3.103.1, Reports API v1.26.0
Polish
Questions API v2.193.0
  • Improvement: refined the accessibility behaviour for the line reader, i.e. added a more informative message for screen reader users, improved CSS styles.
Features
Question Editor API v3.103.0, Reports API v1.25.0
  • Added and refactored some CKEditor plugin logic for an upcoming feature.
  • Added tag_labels to itemScoresByTagByUser report. Previously the tag description was used in the report. Now you can set tag_labels:name or tag_labels:description to get description if there, otherwise the tag's name will be used.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.115.0, Data API v1.57.2, Reports API v1.25.0
  • Fixed a bug in Adaptive assessments session management, where states could get out of sync, preventing students from resuming their session, and reports from being accurately rendered. This is done by automatically saving every Item on item:changed. Please contact support to enable this new behaviour.
  • Fixed a bug where querying Questions led to a timeout.
  • Fixed a bug that was not hiding the Reports API HTML iframe from screen readers.
Features
Data API v1.57.0
Polish
Data API v1.57.1
  • Improvement: updated internal libraries to maintain security, compatibility and performance.

2022.3.LTS Recommended

This provides a stable, supported codebase, receiving stability & performance code fixes for its full lifecycle.

This is our recommended version for production releases right now.

Read more about 2022.3.LTS here.

  • Released: 3rd November 2022
  • End of Life: December 2024

Bugfixes
Assess API v2.128.2, Author API v1.91.4
  • Fixed a bug, which was throwing an error when calling the reset public method.
  • Fixed a bug causing the bottom region to render incorrectly, when the application was in tablet or desktop mode.
  • Fixed a bug in adaptive sessions where the font-size changed when learners navigated through to an Item.
  • Fixed a bug in Author API paginated lists where the focus was returning to the search bar after clicking on the next & previous pagination buttons, or after actioning them via the keyboard. With this change, the focus will remain on the clicked or actioned button at all times, including when the button is in the loading or disabled states. Note that this fix contains a breaking change, where the disabled attribute was replaced by the aria-disabled="true" attribute for the pagination buttons. This change was required to allow the pagination buttons to be focusable while disabled.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.128.1, Questions API v2.192.2, Author API v1.91.3
  • Fixed a bug in adaptive assessments where the session did not match when students resumed from their last session. Introduced a new flag save_on_next that saves the adaptive session when item:changed is triggered and the should_rewind attribute is false.
  • Fixed a bug causing the bottom region to render incorrectly, when the application was in tablet or desktop mode.
  • Fixed a bug, which was throwing an error when calling the reset public method.
  • Fixed a bug in cloze chemistry formula, chemistry formula, chemistry essay with rich text and cloze image chemistry Question Types, that showed chemical expressions in italics instead of plain text.
  • Fixed a bug where a 'memory exhausted' error would be thrown when decoding a large JSON value.
  • Fixed a bug where disabled buttons in the toolbar of the graphplotting Question type were undiscoverable for screen reader users.
  • Fixed a bug where the isValid() public method returned an incorrect value when the response of a Question had been reset.
  • Fixed a bug where the accessibility colour scheme was not working in the numberlineplot Question type, making it nearly impossible to use for the white on black scheme.
  • Fixed a bug where hidden tags were visible in Activity list view.
  • Fixed a bug where parameters specified in the uploader route were not validated.
  • Fixed a bug where the Activity editor > Item picker checkboxes didn't function as expected when toggled via the keyboard.
Polish
Questions API v2.192.2
  • Improvement: refined the accessibility behaviour for the calculator, i.e. added a more informative message for screen reader users, improved CSS styles, allowed arrow keys to move the calculator faster. Also, prevented accidental clicking of other elements when performing click-to-move actions with the calculator.
Features
Questions API v2.192.1, Annotations API v0.17.0
  • Added background capabilities for future features.
  • Added a new capability for Learnosity to set a character limit for the Annotations API notepad module. Learnosity can now accommodate customized data storage requests, and characters in the Annotations API notepad module can be limited to any desired quantity when agreed with customer support.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.128.0, Questions API v2.192.1, Author API v1.91.2, Question Editor API v3.102.0, Reports API v1.24.2
  • Fixed a bug that created an empty Item when resuming an Activity that was on the last section.
  • Fixed a bug whereby Math Scoring Exceptions caused UI validation errors.
  • Fixed a bug in the cloze dropdown and image dropdown Question types where the shuffling of response options occurred in an identical manner across all dropdowns.
  • Fixed a bug to support future functionality for a new attribute canvas_container_style in simple shading, giving authors the ability to individually style the four edges of the grid container.
  • Fixed a bug where hidden ARIA labels were displayed in an Item's display content when editing an Activity.
  • Fixed a bug where the Activity edit view state was not being cleared upon returning to the Activity list, when the user had performed a search in Activity list.
  • Fixed a bug which prevented users from changing the case of an Activity's reference.
  • Fixed a bug where the translations for global help were retrieved using the wrong keys.
  • Fixed a bug where MCQ assistive label values would not be removed from the JSON, despite being set to the default values.
  • Fixed a bug where it was possible to set an ARIA label for empty text.
  • Fixed a bug in the response-analysis-by-item report, where total score was inaccurate due to rounding off to nearest integer.
  • Fixed a bug in the session-detail-by-item report, where the Item shows as unattempted, when actually the Item has been partially attempted.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.190.1
  • Fixed a bug causing Questions API to fail in validating Question types like association correctly, when the possible responses contained invalid HTML data.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.190.0, v2.188.1, Author API v1.91.1, Question Editor API v3.101.2, Reports API v1.24.1
  • Fixed a bug in the video Question type where the Record button becomes unresponsive when the user stops the recording before the recording countdown is over.
  • Fixed a bug in the seek public methods for the videoplayer and audioplayer feature types. The seek method now sets the video player and the audio player to the desired progress, even when the player has not been played.
  • Fixed a bug where the sharedpassage feature type was not being rendered in two column layout in Item Branching Adaptive Assessments.
  • Fixed a bug where the screen reader was not reading out the exposed visible label when the assistive label configuration exposed_visible_label was set to false and had no label.
  • Fixed a bug where the screen reader was reading out an unnecessary comma in the mcq Question type options.
  • Fixed a bug, various issues causing out of sync video and audio when using the video Question type.
  • Fixed a bug, various issues causing voice echo when recording using the video Question type.
  • Fixed a bug where assistive labels in the multiple choice Question type could be navigated by the screen reader when the disable_spokenmath_distractors setting was set to true. This was not the intended behavior."
  • Fixed a bug when using the Enable scrolling for long content layout setting in the Author Site, which caused two scrollbars to render in the test.
  • Fixed a bug where creating and updating an Item could result in incorrectly-formatted date created and date updated values.
  • Fixed a bug in Question Editor where tabbing through response positions incorrectly set the data to null.
  • Fixed a bug that was causing issues with the .border CSS class name.
Polish
Questions API v2.190.0, v2.188.1, Author API v1.91.1
  • Improvement: updated vendors for security and compatibility.
  • Improvement: fixed an accessibility warning for the mcq Question type when the role conflicts with other ARIA attributes.
Features
Questions API v2.189.0, Author API v1.91.0, Reports API v1.24.0
  • Added a new default configuration, where the audio Question type's ui_style.responsive_layout attribute is set to 'true'. Now, the audio Question will have a responsive layout enabled by default.
  • Added a new public method backToActivityList() to be able to programatically navigate back to the Activity list view, restoring the state to what it was before navigating away from Activity list.
  • Added accessibility colors and marks to session-detail-by-question and session-detail-by-item reports. Now the report colors are accessibile and score circles are denoted with different marks for unattempted( / )and unmarked( - ).
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.189.0, Author API v1.91.0, Reports API v1.24.0
  • Fixed a bug when checking the 'Enable scrolling for long content' in layout settings of Author Site was causing two scrollbars to render in the test.
  • Fixed a bug where assistive labels in the multiple choice Question type could be navigated by the screen reader when the disable_spokenmath_distractors setting was set to true. This was not the intended behavior.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented uploading of video recordings in .MP4 format via the hosted video option in Simple Features.
  • Fixed a bug in the last-score-single report, where it showed an incorrect percentage for scores with decimal.
  • Fixed a bug in the sessions-list report, where it showed an incorrect percentage for scores with decimal.
  • Fixed a bug in the sessions-list report, where it showed an incorrect response status when the ID of Activities were missing.
  • Fixed a bug, removed the XHR from the DOM order and accessibility tree.
Polish
Questions API v2.189.0, Author API v1.91.0, Question Editor API v3.101.1
  • Improvement: applied the Learnosity Design System (LDS) buttons to Question Editor's modal buttons. These will now be more consistent in presentation.
  • Improvement: fixed an accessibility warning for the mcq Question type when the role conflicts with other ARIA attributes.
  • Improvement: updated XSS protection.
  • Improvement: removed the content field from the Item search toolbar for Item banks not using Elasticsearch.
  • Improvement: updated vendors for security and compatibility.
  • Improvement: re-ordered the default position of the ARIA label button in the CKEditor toolbar.
  • Improvement: updated styling of the OK button in the math editor dialog to provide better color contrast.
Features
Question Editor API v3.101.0
  • Added the ability to set custom ARIA labels to any text selection inside Rich Text Editor fields for all Question types.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.188.0, Question Editor API v3.101.0
  • Fixed a bug in one of our dependency libraries where the video Question type would sometimes throw an error when using the scrubber.
  • Fixed a bug where the number box background did not align to the text-box and the triangle background did not align to the text-box background in the imageclozetext Question type.
  • Fixed a bug whereby validation indicators were missing for the numberlineplot Question type.
  • Mathcore v1.79.2
    • Fixed a bug whereby Mathematical Italic Small Epsilon characters were incorrectly supported in math formulas.
    • Fixed a bug whereby percent symbol characters were incorrectly supported in mixed numbers in math formulas.
  • Fixed a bug where it was not possible to hide the ARIA label toggle.
  • Fixed a bug where reordering mcq (multiple choice Question type) options via the keyboard was broken.
  • Fixed bug where the tooltip for the remove option button in mcq (multiple choice Question type) did not show the option index.
Polish
Questions API v2.188.0, Question Editor API v3.101.0
  • Improvement: Added accessibility for the move button when being dragged and dropped in the Safari browser.
  • Improvement: updated an error message for the audio Question type and validation, to provide more readily actionable information.
  • Improvement: updated XSS protection.
  • Improvement: added tooltip to remove the option button for simple mcq (multiple choice Question type) layout.
  • Improvement: updated the input field labels and minor layout arrangement for accessibility options in the mcq(multiple choice Question type).
Features
Questions API v2.187.0, Question Editor API v3.100.0
  • Added support for various unicode arrows.
  • Added assistive_label support to the MCQ Question type.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.187.0, Question Editor API v3.100.0
  • Fixed a bug, correcting CSS in borderless tables to enable VoiceOver. Previously, screen readers could not find or read borderless tables in rich text fields.
  • Fixed a bug where audio recording was not working in some situations, for e.g. a countdown configured with actions 'Start recording' would not work when an Item had loaded.
  • Fixed a bug, concerning multiple issues for the Line reader where the drag handle, window resize and mask resize buttons didn't calculate the correct page coordinates.
  • Fixed a bug where grouped response titles with HTML entities didn't render properly.
  • Fixed a bug whereby some very old browser versions couldn't load new scoring changes.
  • Fixed a bug where the checkbox's "Check answer button" label, the "Check answer attempts" and the "Penalty point(s)" number input fields were not showing in the "More options" section of the graphing Question types.
  • Fixed a bug where scoring was made impossible if the value of the valid response was an empty array.
Polish
Questions API v2.187.0
  • Improvement: internal changes to support future functionality for a new attribute canvas_container_style in the simpleshading Question type, giving authors the ability to individually style the four edges of the grid container.
  • Improvement: accessibility enhancements for the calculator, allowing users to reposition the calculator on screen reader. Added an ARIA label for the move button when being dragged and dropped.

2022.2.LTS

This provides a stable, supported codebase, receiving stability & performance code fixes for its full lifecycle.

Read more about 2022.2.LTS here.

  • Released: 22nd June 2022
  • End of Life: July 2024

Bugfixes
Assess API v2.127.3, Questions API v2.186.9, Question Editor API v3.99.4, Data API v1.56.2, Reports API v1.23.6
  • Fixed a bug, which was throwing an error when calling the reset public method.
  • Fixed a bug causing the bottom region to render incorrectly, when the application was in tablet or desktop mode.
  • Fixed a bug in the cloze chemistry formula, chemistry formula, chemistry essay with rich text and cloze image chemistry Question types, that showed chemical expressions in italics instead of plain text.
  • Fixed a bug where disabled buttons in the toolbar of the graph plotting Question type were undiscoverable for screen reader users.
  • Fixed a bug where a 'memory exhausted' error would be thrown when decoding a large JSON value.
  • Fixed a bug where the translations for global help were retrieved using the wrong keys.
  • Fixed a bug where querying Questions led to a timeout.
  • Fixed a bug that was not hiding the Reports API HTML iframe from screen readers.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.186.8, Author API v1.90.4, Question Editor API v3.99.3, Reports API v1.23.5
  • Fixed a bug in the cloze dropdown and image dropdown Question types where the shuffling of response options occurred in an identical manner across all dropdowns.
  • Fixed a bug where creating and updating an Item could result in incorrectly-formatted date created and date updated values.
  • Fixed a bug in the Question Editor, where tabbing through response positions incorrectly set the data to null.
  • Fixed a bug in the response-analysis-by-item report, where total score was inaccurate due to rounding off to the nearest integer.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.114.4, Assess API v2.127.2, Questions API v2.186.7, Reports API v1.23.4
  • Fixed a bug where self-hosted adaptive errors were logged incorrectly as HTTP 500 errors. They will now logged correctly as HTTP 503 errors.
  • Fixed a bug that created an empty Item when resuming an Activity that was on the last section.
  • Fixed a bug whereby Math Scoring Exceptions caused UI validation errors.
  • Fixed a bug where the screen reader was not reading out the exposed visible label when the assistive label configuration exposed_visible_label was set to false and had no label.
  • Fixed a bug where the sharedpassage feature type was not being rendered in two column layout in Item Branching Adaptive Assessments.
  • Fixed a bug in the seek public methods for the videoplayer and audioplayer feature types. The seek method now sets the video player and the audio player to the desired progress, even when the player has not been played.
  • Fixed a bug that was causing issues with the .border CSS class name.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.186.5
  • Fixed a bug causing Questions API to fail in validating Question types like association correctly, when the possible responses contained invalid HTML data.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.186.4, Question Editor API v3.99.2, Reports API v1.23.3
  • Fixed a bug where assistive labels in the multiple choice Question type could be navigated by the screen reader when the disable_spokenmath_distractors setting was set to true. This was not the intended behavior.
  • Fixed a bug when using the Enable scrolling for long content layout setting in the Author Site, which caused two scrollbars to render in the test.
  • Fixed a bug where scoring was made impossible if the value of the valid response was an empty array.
  • Fixed a bug in the last-score-single , sessions-list reports, where it showed an incorrect percentage for scores with decimal.
Polish
Questions API v2.186.4, Author API v1.90.3
  • Improvement: fixed an accessibility warning for the mcq Question type when the role conflicts with other ARIA attributes.
  • Improvement: removed the content field from the Item search toolbar for Item Banks that aren't using Elasticsearch.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.186.3
Polish
Questions API v2.186.3
Bugfixes
Items API v1.114.3, Questions API v2.186.2, Question Editor API v3.99.1, Reports API v1.23.2
  • Fixed a bug where dynamic data table values containing tabs prevented assessments from loading correctly.
  • Fixed a bug where the shuffle_items init option stopped working with sections, when there was only a global shuffle_items configuration.
  • Added new hover and drag icon states for the Line reader.
  • Fixed a bug, concerning multiple issues for the Line reader where the drag handle, window resize and mask resize buttons didn't calculate the correct page coordinates.
  • Fixed a bug, correcting CSS in borderless tables to enable VoiceOver. Previously, screen readers could not find or read borderless tables in rich text fields.
  • Fixed a bug where audio recording was not working in some situations, for e.g. a countdown configured with actions "Start recording" would not work when an Item had loaded.
  • Fixed a bug where grouped response titles with HTML entities didn't render properly.
  • Fixed a bug where the checkbox's "Check answer button" label, the "Check answer attempts" and the "Penalty point(s)" number input fields were not showing in the "More options" section of the graphing Question types.
  • Fixed a bug in the lastscore-by-activity-by-user , lastscore-by-activity , lastscore-by-tag-by-user reports, where it showed an incorrect percentage when scoring_type: "partial".
  • Fixed a bug in the session-detail-by-question , session-detail-by-item reports, where scores were getting truncated in score circle when the character count of the score was greater than five. Now the score circle will expand to match the width of the scores.
  • Fixed a bug in the response-analysis-by-item report, where sometimes the report failed to render correctly in the detail view and reported JavaScript errors when trying to display an Item with no attempted questions.
Polish
Author API v1.90.2
  • Improvement: updated internal libraries to maintain security, compatibility and performance.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.114.2, Questions API v2.186.1
  • Fixed a bug where an annotation made in assess view and then subsequently viewed in inline view was rendered misaligned to the assess view.
  • Fixed a bug whereby some very old browser versions couldn't load new scoring changes.
Polish
Assess API v2.127.1, Author API v1.90.1
  • Improvement: internal changes to improve the stability of the app.
  • Improvement: updated internal libraries to maintain security, compatibility and performance.
Features
Assess API v2.127.0, Questions API v2.186.0, Author API v1.90.0, Question Editor API v3.99.0
  • Added a new masking_button element to be visible in all Learnosity default regions.
  • Added support for the binomial coefficient symbol in the keypad.
  • Added the visual indication on Line Reader drag handles to properly indicate active and focused states, and make the drag button focused when it first opens.
  • Added masking_button element to be visible in all Learnosity default regions.
  • Added ARIA-labels for the Question type buttons and tooltips for the close button in modal windows.
  • Added tooltips for the buttons which only have an icon.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.186.0, v2.182.3, Author API v1.90.0, Question Editor API v3.99.0
  • Fixed a bug in the countdown timer when the record button was pressed in the audio recorder Question type. The countdown would freeze after pausing.
  • Fixed a bug where initializing Questions API with the show_distractor_rationale init option set to true would cause classification to crash, if validation wasn't set.
  • Fixed a bug where the arrow keyboard event listeners were not aligned in right-to-left mode.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the volume slider in the audio player to move the focus back to the volume button after closing the volume slider, when using a screen reader or VoiceOver.
  • Fixed a bug where the audio recorder would not start recording, when a countdown was set incorrectly to an integer less than one.
  • Fixed a bug where initializing Questions API with the show_distractor_rationale init option set to true would cause classification to crash, if validation wasn't set.
  • Fixed a bug that the arrow keyboard event listeners were not aligned in right-to-left mode.
  • Fixed a bug where colour contrast in the asset uploader's error messages, the Item & Activity status badges as well the Item preview's "Show answers" button were not compliant with WCAG level AA accessibility standards.
  • Fixed a bug where overriding the label bundle of one Author API instance would affect other instances when running multiple instances on the same page.
  • Fixed a bug where the Edit/Preview button was missing the type="button" attribute.
  • Fixed a bug where it was not possible to set a translation for a space in the select drop down.
  • Fixed a bug where MathJax threw an error if certain elements did not contain child nodes.
Polish
Assess API v2.127.0, Questions API v2.186.0, Author API v1.90.0, Question Editor API v3.99.0, Data API v1.56.1
  • Improvement: updated theme colors for improved accessibility.
  • Improvement: changed ARIA-label for "Equals" to match the symbol in the calculator.
  • Improvement: Upgraded Learnosity design system packages to support the rounded corners in the check answer button.
  • Improvement: applied rounded corners to Learnosity Design System (LDS) buttons with LDS styles.
  • Improvement: replaced the Item settings data table continue and edit buttons, as well as the action builder add action button, with the Learnosity Design System buttons.
  • Improvement: updated internal template libraries.
  • Improvement: changed the default value of ui.change_button to be false, to discourage changing widgets as it may have unintended side affects.
  • Improvement: updated internal libraries to maintain security, compatibility and performance.
  • Improvement: internal improvements to prepare the groundwork for an upcoming feature.
Features
Questions API v2.185.0, v2.182.2
  • Added assistive labels to the multiple choice Question type, so that screen reader software will able to navigate and read the input fields with assistive labels.
  • Added a message explaining that the video question type is not supported in the Mac and iPadOS Safari browser.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.126.5, Questions API v2.185.0, v2.182.2, Question Editor API v3.98.1, Reports API v1.23.1
  • Fixed a bug that stopped a 'Skip to resources' label from rendering on a custom start page (intro_item) when resource_items was added.
  • Fixed a bug where the bottom regions shifted unexpectedly, when the user exited full screen mode.
  • Fixed a bug, where a proctor's modal would show an errant ‘NaN’ report of the timer when max_time was set in a session. It now correctly counts down when item sections are set.
  • Fixed a bug where the section:changed event would not trigger properly when users navigated between Items or sections.
  • Fixed a bug in the countdown timer when the record button was pressed in the audio recorder Question type. The countdown would freeze after pausing.
  • Fixed a bug that the arrow keyboard event listeners are not aligned in the right-to-left mode.
  • Fixed a bug where initializing Questions API with the show_distractor_rationale init option set to true would cause classification to crash, if validation wasn't set.
  • Fixed a bug, preventing against malicious XSS content.
  • Fixed a bug in the graphplotting Question type where using the "Ignore repeated shapes" option with "Compare by slope" would validate incorrectly when objects and points were plotted incorrectly and then moved to the correct positions.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the token highlight Question type's left border to be cut off when rendered inside a shared passage.
  • Fixed a bug so that when adding a Brightcove video feature, the user prompt 'Brightcove Embedded Data is required!' is now assigned a label: videoBrightcoveEmbeddedDataRequired for the user message to be customised to a prescribed language and / or message.
  • Fixed a bug where Rulers (6 and 12 inches) didn't render units in the same size.
  • Fixed a bug where the "Sentence", "Paragraph" and "Word" tokenization types did not correctly apply the tokens.
  • Fixed a bug in the session-detail-by-item report, where sometimes the report rendered incorrectly when there were two session-detail-by-item reports loaded on the same page.
Polish
Questions API v2.185.0, v2.182.2
  • Improvement: replaced the 'Check Answer' button with the Learnosity design system button.
  • Improvement: added instructions on how to navigate the calculator and made inactive buttons still discoverable for accessibility.
  • Improvement: better XSS prevention.
  • Improvement: removed the comment DOM node from longtextV2 when users paste the content from Windows OS web browsers into the Learnosity editor.
  • Improvement: updated the color contrast of the voice level for the audio recorder Question type and made the hit area bigger for the text version audio player.
Features
Data API v1.56.0
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.126.4, Questions API v2.184.0, Question Editor API v3.98.0
  • Fixed a bug where the section:changed event would not trigger properly when users navigated between Items or sections.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the token highlight Question type's left border to be cut off when rendered inside a shared passage.
  • Fixed a bug so that when adding a Brightcove video feature, the user prompt 'Brightcove Embedded Data is required!' is now assigned a label: videoBrightcoveEmbeddedDataRequired for the user message to be customised to a prescribed language and / or message.
  • Fixed a bug in the graphplotting Question type where some keyboard interactions with the graph using the Space or Enter keys resulted in an error.
  • Fixed a bug where the "Sentence", "Paragraph" and "Word" tokenization types were still being rendered in English in the "Apply tokenization" confirmation dialog, regardless of the i18n label bundle supplied.
  • Fixed a bug in the Drawing question type where a text button was added multiple times.
Polish
Questions API v2.184.0, Events API v1.8.0, Reports API v1.23.0
  • Improvement: removed the comment DOM node from longtextV2 when users paste the content from Windows OS web browsers into the Learnosity editor.
  • Improvement: updated the color contrast of the voice level for the audio recorder Question type and made the hit area bigger for the text version audio player.
  • Improvement: better XSS prevention.
  • Improvement: internal changes to support future functionality.
Features
Questions API v2.183.2
  • Added a message explaining that the video question type is not supported in the Mac and iPadOS Safari browser.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.126.3, Questions API v2.182.1, v2.183.2, Question Editor API v3.97.0
  • Fixed the visual indication on calculator drag handles to properly indicate active and focused states, and make the drag button focused when it first opens.
  • Fixed a bug that student could avoid a hard submit by clicking the review button.
  • Fixed a bug where the Masking button was disabled when the first item was maskable.
  • Fixed a bug where a Cannot read properties of undefined error would be thrown when a Question's attempt status changed.
  • Fixed a bug, improving XSS protection.
  • Fixed a bug in the internal building to improve the stability of the codebase
  • Fixed a bug that Rulers (6 and 12 inches) don't line up to be the same.
  • Fixed a bug when navigating the calculators using keyboard arrow keys, where the behaviour was unexpected.
  • Fixed a bug where XSS content elements could be injected into longtextV2 question types by copying and pasting from RTF-like sources such as code editors.
  • Fixed a bug in the all the Charts question types where the color of the text wasn't updated properly when the user set a different colour scheme from the accessibility options in Assess API.
  • Mathcore v1.78.2
    • Fixed a bug where treatLettersAsVariables in subscripts is not handled correctly causing a scoring error.
  • Fixed a bug where the Cloze chemistry formula, Cloze math formula, Math [BETA] and fill in the blanks question types were missing their type.
  • Fixed a bug where the Edit/Preview button was missing the type="button" attribute.
Polish
Questions API v2.183.2, Question Editor API v3.97.0, Data API v1.55.1
  • Improvement: updated ARIA-labels of the cursor movement arrows inside the math keypad.
  • Improvement: updated vendors for security and compatibility.
  • Improvement: updated internal processes to maintain stability and performance.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.126.2, Question Editor API v3.96.1
  • Fixed a bug, correcting some broken styles that were appearing with modal windows.
  • Fixed a bug where the administration panel showed an unnecessary message, saying Incorrect password. Please try again before submitting the password.
  • Fixed a bug in all of the chart Question types where the color of the text wasn't updated properly when the user set a different colour scheme from the accessibility options in Assess API.
  • Fixed a bug where the UI Settings label for the audio player feature was not able to be overridden via the initialization options.
Polish
Items API v1.114.1, Questions API v2.183.0, Question Editor API v3.96.1
  • Fixed a bug, where the user could not navigate to next section after the section time expired, if the config_time limit_type was set to hard and shuffle_items was enabled.
  • Improvement: updated internal libraries to maintain security, compatibility and performance.
  • Improvement: updated ARIA-labels of the cursor movement arrows inside the math keypad.
  • Improvement: updated vendors for security and compatibility.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.126.1
  • Fixed a bug, an issue where the timer in a resumed section would be reset, if the browser was refreshed multiple times.
Features
Assess API v2.126.0, Questions API v2.182.0
  • Added a feature to allow time extensions set by Proctors to be reflected correctly, when resuming an assessment.
  • Added a section_number to reflect the current active section, when the assessment player is being controlled by a proctor.
  • Improvement: various accessibility enhancements made to the line reader Feature, allowing users to move the line reader around using the keyboard arrow keys.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.126.0, Questions API v2.182.0, Question Editor API v3.96.0
  • Fixed a bug, where the timer in a section would get reset after the assessment was resumed or refreshed.
  • Fixed a bug, where the auto_save function being executed would cause any paused video or audio recordings to be stopped. The auto_save function will now only execute when recordings are already stopped.
  • Improvement: fixed behavior of links so that they aren't all treated as "_blank", and that they instead use the target attribute as it is defined in the DOM.
  • Fixed a bug where the resource dialog didn't open when first entering and exiting full screen.
  • Fixed a bug where the pause dialog window was not showing, when the timer was configured in a section.
  • Fixed a bug that was causing the Assess API to fail at load time, when the options sections time and configuration.events: true were set, while the global time was undefined.
  • Fixed a bug, an issue that would intermittently occur when exiting full screen mode.
  • Fixed a bug where screen readers would read the audio player play button as a list element.
  • Improvement: fixed accessibility issues on the math keypad information dialog.
  • Improvement: updated ARIA-labels of the arrows inside the math keypad.
  • Fixed a bug in the graphplotting Question type where using the "Ignore repeated shapes" option with "Compare by slope" would incorrectly preserve the points of a duplicated shape during scoring. Repeated shapes and their associated points are correctly handled now while also preserving any user created points.
  • Fixed a bug where a semicolon at the end of tokenised text was handled incorrectly.
  • Fixed a bug where the case_sensitive attribute was present by default in the source of Question types imageclozeassociationV2, imageclozedropdown, imageclozeassociationV2 and imageclozedropdown.
Polish
Items API v1.114.0, Question Editor API v3.96.0, Data API v1.54.0
  • Improvement: updated internal libraries to maintain security, compatibility and performance.
  • Improvement: enabled ordering of possible responses via the keyboard.

2022.1.LTS

This provides a stable, supported codebase, receiving stability & performance code fixes for its full lifecycle.

Read more about 2022.1.LTS here.

  • Released: 16th February 2022
  • End of Life: February 2024

Bugfixes
Assess API v2.125.6, Questions API v2.181.13, Author API v1.89.9
  • Fixed a bug, which was throwing an error when calling the reset public method.
  • Fixed a bug causing the bottom region to render incorrectly, when the application was in tablet or desktop mode.
  • Fixed a bug in the cloze chemistry formula, chemistry formula, chemistry essay with rich text and cloze image chemistry Question types, that showed chemical expressions in italics instead of plain text.
  • Fixed a bug where disabled buttons in the toolbar of the graph plotting Question type were undiscoverable for screen reader users.
  • Fixed a bug where a 'memory exhausted' error would be thrown when decoding a large JSON value.
  • Fixed a bug where creating and updating an Item could result in incorrectly-formatted values for 'date created' and 'date updated'.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.113.5, Assess API v2.125.5, Questions API v2.181.12, Question Editor API v3.95.8
  • Fixed a bug where self-hosted adaptive errors were logged incorrectly as HTTP 500 errors. They will now be logged correctly as HTTP 503 errors.
  • Fixed a bug that created an empty Item when resuming an Activity that was on the last section.
  • Fixed a bug in the cloze dropdown and image dropdown Question types where the shuffling of response options occurred in an identical manner across all dropdowns.
  • Fixed a bug in the Question Editor, where tabbing through response positions incorrectly set the data to null.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.181.11, Data API v1.53.2
  • Fixed a bug where the sharedpassage feature type was not being rendered in two column layout in Item Branching Adaptive Assessments.
  • Fixed a bug in the seek public methods for the videoplayer and audioplayer feature types. The seek method now sets the video player and the audio player to the desired progress, even when the player has not been played.
  • Fixed a bug where saving Activities with unpublished Items would return a 500 HTTP error, instead of a 400 error.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.181.10
  • Fixed a bug causing Questions API to fail in validating Question types like association correctly, when the possible responses contained invalid HTML data.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.181.9
Polish
Questions API v2.181.9
  • Improvement: fixed an accessibility warning for the mcq Question type when the role conflicts with other ARIA attributes.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.113.4, Questions API v2.181.8, Question Editor API v3.95.7
  • Fixed a bug where dynamic data table values containing tabs prevented assessments from loading correctly.
  • Fixed a bug where the shuffle_items init option stopped working with sections, when there was only a global shuffle_items configuration.
  • Fixed a bug whereby validation indicators were missing for the numberlineplot Question type.
  • Fixed a bug in one of our vendors where the video Question types would sometimes throw an error when using the scrubber.
  • Fixed a bug where MathJax threw an error if certain elements did not contain child nodes.
Polish
Questions API v2.181.8
Bugfixes
Items API v1.113.3, Questions API v2.181.7, Question Editor API v3.95.6
  • Fixed a bug where an annotation made in assess view and then subsequently viewed in inline view was rendered misaligned to the assess view.
  • Fixed a bug, correcting CSS in borderless tables to enable VoiceOver. Previously, screen readers could not find or read borderless tables in rich text fields.
  • Fixed a bug where audio recording was not working in some situations, for e.g. a countdown configured with actions "Start recording" would not work when an Item had loaded.
  • Fixed a bug where grouped response titles with HTML entities didn't render properly.
  • Fixed a bug where scoring was made impossible if the value of the valid response was an empty array.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.181.6, Author API v1.89.8, Question Editor API v3.95.5, Data API v1.53.1
  • Fixed a bug that caused the volume slider in the audio player to move the focus back to the volume button after closing the volume slider, when using a screen reader or VoiceOver.
  • Fixed a bug where overriding the label bundle of one Author API instance would affect other instances when running multiple instances on the same page.
  • Fixed a bug in the drawing Question type where a text button was added multiple times.
  • Fixed a bug in Item duplication where Question/Feature references in workflow actions were not updated.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.125.4, Questions API v2.181.5
  • Fixed a bug where the section:changed event would not trigger properly when users navigated between Items or sections.
  • Fixed a bug, where a proctor's modal would show an errant 'NaN'report of the timer when max_time was set in a session. It now correctly counts down when item sections are set.
  • Fixed a bug where the bottom regions shifted unexpectedly, when the user exited full screen mode.
  • Fixed a bug that stopped a 'Skip to resources' label from rendering on a custom start page (intro_item) when resource_items was added.
  • Fixed a bug in the graphplotting Question type where using the "Ignore repeated shapes" option with "Compare by slope" would validate incorrectly when objects and points were plotted incorrectly and then moved to the correct positions.
  • Fixed a bug in the countdown timer when the record button was pressed in the audio recorder Question type. The countdown would freeze after pausing.
  • Fixed a bug where initializing Questions API with the show_distractor_rationale init option set to true would cause classification to crash, if validation wasn't set.
  • Fixed a bug where the arrow keyboard event listeners were not aligned in right-to-left mode.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.181.4, Author API v1.89.7
  • Fixed a bug that caused the token highlight Question type's left border to be cut off when rendered inside a shared passage.
  • Fixed a bug so that when adding a Brightcove video feature, the user prompt 'Brightcove Embedded Data is required!' is now assigned a label: videoBrightcoveEmbeddedDataRequired for the user message to be customised to a prescribed language and / or message.
  • Fixed a bug in the graphplotting Question type where some keyboard interactions with the graph using the Space or Enter keys resulted in an error.
  • Fixed a bug thrown in Annotations API when all annotation buttons were removed in the Activity Template builder.
  • Fixed a bug where Activities which contained Items in sections could not be previewed in the editor.
  • Fixed a bug where updating an Item reference at the same time as updating a Question/Feature resulted in a race condition.
Polish
Questions API v2.181.4, Author API v1.89.7
  • Improvement: updated the color contrast of the voice level for the audio recorder Question type and made the hit area bigger for the text version audio player.
  • Improvement: removed the comment DOM node from longtextV2 when users paste the content from Windows OS web browsers into the Learnosity editor.
  • Improvement: better XSS prevention.
  • Improvement: updated internal libraries to maintain security, compatibility and performance.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.125.3, Questions API v2.181.3
  • Fixed a bug where a Cannot read properties of undefined error would be thrown when a Question's attempt status changed.
  • Fixed a bug where students could avoid a hard submit by clicking the review button.
  • Improvement: better XSS prevention.
  • Fixed a bug where rulers (6 and 12 inches) didn't render units in the same size.
  • Added a message explaining that the video Question type is not supported in the Safari browser versions for Mac and iPadOS.
  • Mathcore v1.78.2
    • Fixed a bug where treatLettersAsVariables in subscripts was not handled correctly, causing a scoring error.
Polish
Author API v1.89.6, Question Editor API v3.95.4
  • Improvement: replaced the Item settings data table continue and edit buttons, as well as the action builder add action button, with the Learnosity design system buttons.
  • Improvement: updated vendors for security and compatibility.
  • Improvements to internal tracking mechanism.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.113.2, Assess API v2.125.2, Questions API v2.181.2, Author API v1.89.5
  • Fixed a bug, an issue where the user could not navigate to next section after the section time expired, if the config_time limit_type was set to hard and shuffle_items was enabled.
  • Fixed a bug where the administration panel showed an unnecessary message, saying “Incorrect password. Please try again” before submitting the password.
  • Fixed a bug, correcting some broken styles that were appearing with modal windows.
  • Fixed a bug, an issue where the timer in a resumed section would be reset, if the browser was refreshed multiple times.
  • Fixed a bug, the Masking button is disabled when the first item is maskable.
  • Fixed a bug in the all the Charts question types where the color of the text wasn't updated properly when the user set a different colour scheme from the accessibility options in Assess API.
  • Fixed a bug, improving XSS protection.
  • Fixed a bug where the "Math Question Generator" question type's tile name and description could not be overridden using question_type_templates
  • Fixed a bug with the "Math Question Generator" question type where the thousands separator options were not being applied.
  • Fixed a bug where we did not sanitize values added to Item JSON via CKEditor.
  • Fixed a bug where HTML added via the public method setItemDescription was not properly sanitized.
  • Fixed a bug where the Question type and Feature type names in the Item list dropdown did not show correct labels for older versions.
Polish
Author API v1.89.5, Question Editor API v3.95.3
  • Improvement: updated vendors for security and compatibility.
  • Improvement: updated ARIA-labels of the cursor movement arrows inside the math keypad.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.125.1, Questions API v2.181.1, Author API v1.89.4, v1.89.3
  • Fixed a bug that was causing the Assess API to fail at load time, when the options sections time and configuration.events: true were set, while the global time was undefined.
  • Fixed a bug where the resource dialog didn't open when first entering and exiting full screen.
  • Fixed a bug, where the auto_save function being executed would cause any paused video or audio recordings to be stopped. The auto_save function will now only execute when recordings are already stopped.
  • Fixed a bug where the timer in a section would get reset after the assessment was resumed or refreshed.
  • Fixed a bug where the pause dialog window was not showing, when the timer was configured in a section.
  • Fixed a bug in the graphplotting Question type where using the "Ignore repeated shapes" option with "Compare by slope" would incorrectly preserve the points of a duplicated shape during scoring. Repeated shapes and their associated points are correctly handled now while also preserving any user created points.
  • Fixed a bug where screen readers would read the audio player play button as a list element.
  • Fixed a bug where an Activity's resource Item persisted after navigating to a different Activity.
  • Fixed a bug in Item duplication where Question and Feature references were not updated in workflow actions.
  • Fixed a bug where Items with legacy metadata could not be displayed.
  • Fixed a bug where some private information was potentially exposed via network request.
  • Fixed a bug where the resource Item toggle in the Activity editor was displaying the Item reference even if Item titles were enabled.
Polish
Assess API v2.125.1, Questions API v2.181.1, Author API v1.89.3
  • Improvement: fixed behavior of links so that they aren't all treated as _blank, and that they instead use the target attribute as it is defined in the DOM.
  • Improvement: fixed accessibility issues on the math keypad information dialog.
  • Improvement: updated vendors for security and compatibility.
  • Improvements to internal tracking mechanism.
  • Improvement: replaced the 'next' & 'done' buttons with the Learnosity design system button in the browser for Academic Benchmarks / AB Connect.
Bugfixes
Author API v1.89.2
  • Fixed a bug where changing the widget type of an existing widget did not correctly update the Item definition, leading to rendering errors in the Assessment APIs.
  • Fixed a bug where the default template was shown as selected, if the actual chosen template wasn't in the list.
  • Fixed a bug where the save function would fail, when editing Questions or Features within an existing Item which used columns and/or tabs.
  • Fixed a bug that caused a timeout in the Math Question Generator Question type.
  • Fixed a bug where the review screen option was not getting converted from the deprecated ui_style option to the regions based UI settings for Activities.
Polish
Author API v1.89.2
  • Improvement: implemented back-end logic required for upcoming feature.
  • Improvement: updated internal libraries to maintain security, compatibility and performance.
  • Improvement: updated vendors for security and compatibility.
Bugfixes
Author API v1.89.1
  • Fixed a bug where the save function would fail, when editing Questions or Features within an existing Item which used columns and/or tabs.
Features
Assess API v2.125.0, Questions API v2.181.0, Author API v1.89.0
  • Improvement: introducing a major change in the way regions work in sections. To remove confusion, if regions are set up in any section, those settings will take over the default region settings in the global configuration. See this article, Customizing the Assessment Player experience with User Interface Regions for more information.
  • Improvement: various accessibility enhancements made to the calculator Feature, allowing users to move the calculator around using the keyboard arrow keys.
  • Added Item settings routes within the Activity Editor, making those routes accessible via the navigate public method.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.125.0, Questions API v2.181.0, Author API v1.89.0, Question Editor API v3.95.2
  • Fixed a bug that prevented effective removal of regions, due to section configuration region_overrides not working properly.
  • Fixed a bug where intro items that auto-play audio failed to load on iOS devices.
  • Fixed a bug that threw an exception when clicking the response masking tool, when sections were configured in an assessment.
  • Fixed a bug with certain future features.
  • Fixed a bug where changing the widget type of an existing widget did not correctly update the Item definition, leading to rendering errors in the Assessment APIs.
  • Fixed a bug with the token highlight Question type, where pasted content was not tokenized into sentences properly.
  • Fixed a bug where the validation.valid_response.value property was not consistent when disabling the multiple responses property.
  • Fix a potential bug where using a click() method call internally could cause other listeners on the page to fire unnecessarily.
  • "Math formula", "Math with fractions", "Math-fill in the blank", "Math with text", "Math with matrices" and "Math with units" Question types are now marked as deprecated in Question Editor API. From this version, users will not see these Question types in the widget select view. Instead, it is recommended to use the "Cloze math" Question type in its place. For more information, see the Author Guide for Cloze Math.
Polish
Author API v1.89.0, Question Editor API v3.95.2
  • Improvement: replaced the following Author API buttons with the Learnosity design system buttons:
    1. Item settings: Apply & Cancel buttons
    2. Item settings: Discard changes Yes & No buttons
    3. Linked standards: Empty modal Apply & OK buttons
    4. Linked standards: Discard changes Yes & No buttons
    5. Activity source: Apply button
    6. Activity template builder: Apply & Cancel buttons
  • Improvement: updated colors to comply with WCAG 2 AA contrast requirements.
  • Improvement: updated user interface text in the Math Question Generator.
  • Improvement: updated vendors for security and compatibility.
  • Improvement: Replaced the Item Edit/Preview button with a screen reader (and keyboard user) friendly implementation.
Features
Questions API v2.180.0, Question Editor API v3.95.0
  • Added background capabilities for future features.
  • Added support for new symbols in the keypad, including double integral, triple integral and cent symbol.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.124.0, Questions API v2.180.0
  • Fixed a bug where the Assessment player was not rendering correctly, when a section was configured with regions or region_overrides.
  • Fixed a bug, a missing ARIA label in the last Item of an assessment, when the right region was overridden by the 'next' button.
  • Fixed a bug, when overriding with enable_basic_next_option: true, where the the Next button in the last Item of a section was disabled.
  • Fixed a bug where the math content in the distractor rationale feature was not being rendered correctly.
Polish
Questions API v2.180.0
  • Improvement: polished the tokenhighlight user interface in RTL (right-to-left) mode.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.123.2, Questions API v2.179.2, Question Editor API v3.94.1
  • Fixed a bug where the custom outro Item (which appears at the end of an assessment) displayed a Skip to navigation link.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the user interface configuration for sections to be ignored, when resuming the previous session.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the user interface configuration for sections to be ignored, when the app first loaded.
  • Fixed a bug where the screen reader navigation in full screen would focus on unwanted elements.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the fillshape Question's shape to fail to move intermittently when it was being loaded in resume mode, with error reporting libraries that could hijack the sequence of the script.
  • Fixed a bug where the plain text Question type overlapped other buttons on the screen.
  • Fixed issues on the tabbing order of elements within the modal window of the Math essay keypad.
  • Fixed a bug where image preview was not available in simple Question layouts.
  • Fixed a bug where the case-sensitive checkbox was missing in the Cloze Dropdown Question.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.94.1
Features
Data API v1.53.0
  • Added background capabilities for future features.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.113.1, Assess API v2.123.1, Questions API v2.179.1
  • Fixed a bug that caused the default configuration (and all sections' configuration) to be overridden by the configuration from the first section.
  • Fixed a bug, various visual issues with the table of contents pagination and navigation elements.
  • Fixed a bug where the clozetext and imageclozetext Question types did not apply the max_length input limit for special characters.
  • Fixed a bug where the disable method was not working for the hotspot Question type.
  • Fixed a bug where the resetValidationUI public method wouldn't work in the imageclozeassociationV2 Question type.
  • Fixed a bug where the multiple choice Question type's image height and width were not correct when setting the layout style to "Radio button under option".
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the audio recorder Question from setting a correct score when the validation.min_score_if_attempted value was set.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.94.0
  • Improvement: update the 'equivLiteral' scoring method options to support the future 'clozeformulaV2' Question Type.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.123.0, Questions API v2.179.0, Data API v1.52.1
  • Fixed a bug where increasing the zoom whilst in the full screen mode of an assessment caused long Items to be unreadable.
  • Fixed a bug in the classification Question type where the public method mapValidationMetadata ('distractor_rationale_response_level') returned an incorrect result if the scoring type was partial match up.
  • Fixed a bug, where enabling the shuffle option caused the distractor-rationale-per-response feature to stop working correctly.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the imageclozeassociationV2 Question type to fail to trigger the validated event, intermittently.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the unload event of the iOS web view to be ignored in Questions API.
  • GET sessions/reports/adaptive: Fixed a bug where providing a valid next token to the endpoint threw a validation error.
  • Fixed a bug where some sessions endpoints returned an incorrect next token when asc sort was used.
Polish
Items API v1.113.0, Assess API v2.123.0, Questions API v2.179.0
  • Improvement: internal update to improve the security and stability of the app.
  • Improvement: visual updates for the assessment player table of contents and toolbars.
  • Improvement: corrected the contrast ratio on the calculator's top bar and the close button.
  • Improvement: Added an error code to categorize runtime module errors.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.112.0, Questions API v2.178.0, Data API v1.52.0
  • Fixed a bug that caused dynamic content in shared passages to render incorrectly, when dynamic_items and try_again were used together.
  • Fixed a bug that caused copy and paste to fail in some circumstances, when using the longtextV2 Question type on the Windows operating system.
  • Fixed a bug where attempting an audio Question did not correctly set a score when a validation.min_score_if_attempted value was set.
  • Fixed a bug that caused an unnecessary scrollbar to appear, when math content was included in the stimulus.
  • Fixed a bug with text alignment in the orderlist Question type, which caused problems when using the list style, or dragging and dropping centre-aligned content.
  • Fixed a bug, where the inclusion of a 'non breaking space' in a Tag broke the ability to save the Item being edited. This was not the desired behaviour.
Polish
Items API v1.112.0, Questions API v2.178.0, Data API v1.52.0
  • Improvement: internal changes to support better data storage.
  • Improvement: updated the app stability by allowing it to load when local storage is disabled in the device's browsers.
  • Improvement: updated the stability of the image upload Question type, by solving a minor reported error.

2021.3.LTS

This provides a stable, supported codebase, receiving stability & performance code fixes for its full lifecycle.

Read more about 2021.3.LTS here.

  • Released: 8th October 2021
  • End of Life: November 2023

Bugfixes
Assess API v2.122.15, Questions API v2.177.21
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.122.14, Questions API v2.177.20
  • Fixed a bug that created an empty Item when resuming an Activity that was on the last section.
  • Fixed a bug in the cloze dropdown and image dropdown Question types where the shuffling of response options occurred in an identical manner across all dropdowns.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.177.19
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.177.18
  • Fixed a bug causing Questions API to fail in validating Question types like association correctly, when the possible responses contained invalid HTML data.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.177.17
Polish
Questions API v2.177.17
  • Improvement: fixed an accessibility warning for the mcq Question type when the role conflicts with other ARIA attributes.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.111.8, Questions API v2.177.16, Question Editor API v3.93.9
  • Fixed a bug where dynamic data table values containing tabs prevented assessments from loading correctly.
  • Fixed a bug where the shuffle_items init option stopped working with sections, when there was only a global shuffle_items configuration.
  • Fixed a bug whereby validation indicators were missing for the numberlineplot Question type.
  • Fixed a bug in one of our vendors where the video Question types would sometimes throw an error when using the scrubber.
  • Fixed a bug in the math Question types where it was not possible to set a translation for the 'space' option in the 'Thousands Separator' drop down.
Polish
Questions API v2.177.16
Bugfixes
Items API v1.111.7, Questions API v2.177.15, Author API v1.88.8
  • Fixed a bug where an annotation made in assess view and then subsequently viewed in inline view was rendered misaligned to the assess view.
  • Fixed a bug, correcting CSS in borderless tables to enable VoiceOver. Previously, screen readers could not find or read borderless tables in rich text fields.
  • Fixed a bug where audio recording was not working in some situations, for e.g. a countdown configured with actions "Start recording" would not work when an Item had loaded.
  • Fixed a bug where grouped response titles with HTML entities didn't render properly.
  • Fixed a bug where overriding the label bundle of one Author API instance would affect other instances when running multiple instances on the same page.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.177.14, Author API v1.88.7
  • Fixed a bug that caused the volume slider in the audio player to move the focus back to the volume button after closing the volume slider, when using a screen reader or VoiceOver.
  • Fixed a bug where Activities which contained Items in sections could not be previewed in the editor.
  • Fixed a bug where updating the Item reference at the same time as updating a Question/Feature resulted in a race condition.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.122.13, Questions API v2.177.13
  • Fixed a bug where the section:changed event would not trigger properly when users navigated between Items or sections.
  • Fixed a bug, where a proctor's modal would show an errant 'NaN' report of the timer when max_time was set in a session. It now correctly counts down when Item sections are set.
  • Fixed a bug where the bottom regions shifted unexpectedly, when the user exited full screen mode.
  • Fixed a bug that stopped a 'Skip to resources' label from rendering on a custom start page (intro_item) when resource_items was added.
  • Fixed a bug in the graphplotting Question type where using the 'Ignore repeated shapes' option with 'Compare by slope' would validate incorrectly when objects and points were plotted incorrectly and then moved to the correct positions.
  • Fixed a bug in the countdown timer when the record button was pressed in the audio recorder Question type. The countdown would freeze after pausing.
  • Fixed a bug where initializing Questions API with the show_distractor_rationale init option set to true would cause classification to crash, if validation wasn't set.
  • Fixed a bug where the arrow keyboard event listeners were not aligned in right-to-left mode.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.177.12
  • Fixed a bug that caused the token highlight Question type's left border to be cut off when rendered inside a shared passage.
  • Fixed a bug so that when adding a Brightcove video feature, the user prompt 'Brightcove Embedded Data is required!' is now assigned a label: videoBrightcoveEmbeddedDataRequired for the user message to be customised to a prescribed language and / or message.
  • Fixed a bug in the graphplotting Question type where some keyboard interactions with the graph using the Space or Enter keys resulted in an error.
Polish
Questions API v2.177.12
  • Improvement: updated the color contrast of the voice level for the audio recorder Question type and made the hit area bigger for the text version audio player.
  • Improvement: removed the comment DOM node from longtextV2 when users paste the content from Windows OS web browsers into the Learnosity editor.
  • Improvement: better XSS prevention.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.122.12, Questions API v2.177.11
  • Fixed a bug where a Cannot read properties of undefined error would be thrown when a Question's attempt status changed.
  • Fixed a bug where students could avoid a hard submit by clicking the review button.
  • Fixed a bug where the masking button was disabled when the first Item was maskable.
  • Fixed a bug where rulers (6 and 12 inches) didn't render units in the same size.
  • Added a message explaining that the video Question type is not supported in the Safari browser versions for Mac and iPadOS.
  • Mathcore v1.78.2
    • Fixed a bug where treatLettersAsVariables in subscripts is not handled correctly causing a scoring error.
Polish
Author API v1.88.6, Question Editor API v3.93.8
  • Improvement: removed Google Analytics internal tracking mechanism.
  • Improvements to internal tracking mechanism.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.111.6, Assess API v2.122.11, Questions API v2.177.10
  • Fixed a bug, an issue where the user could not navigate to next section after the section time expired, if the config_time limit_type was set to hard and shuffle_items was enabled.
  • Fixed a bug where the administration panel showed an unnecessary message, saying “Incorrect password. Please try again” before submitting the password.
  • Fixed a bug, correcting some broken styles that were appearing with modal windows.
  • Fixed a bug, an issue where the timer in a resumed section would be reset, if the browser was refreshed multiple times.
  • Fixed a bug in the all the Charts question types where the color of the text wasn't updated properly when the user set a different colour scheme from the accessibility options in Assess API.
  • Fixed a bug, improving XSS protection.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.93.7
  • Improvement: updated ARIA-labels of the cursor movement arrows inside the math keypad.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.122.10, Questions API v2.177.9, Author API v1.88.5
  • Fixed a bug that was causing the Assess API to fail at load time, when the options sections time and configuration.events: true were set, while the global time was undefined.
  • Fixed a bug where the resource dialog didn't open when first entering and exiting full screen.
  • Fixed a bug, where the auto_save function being executed would cause any paused video or audio recordings to be stopped. The auto_save function will now only execute when recordings are already stopped.
  • Fixed a bug where the pause dialog window was not showing, when the timer was configured in a section.
  • Fixed a bug in the graphplotting Question type where using the "Ignore repeated shapes" option with "Compare by slope" would incorrectly preserve the points of a duplicated shape during scoring. Repeated shapes and their associated points are correctly handled now while also preserving any user created points.
  • Fixed a bug where screen readers would read the audio player play button as a list element.
  • Fixed a bug where changing the widget type of an existing widget did not correctly update the Item definition, leading to rendering errors in the Assessment APIs.
Polish
Assess API v2.122.10, Questions API v2.177.9
  • Improvement: fixed behavior of links so that they aren't all treated as _blank, and that they instead use the target attribute as it is defined in the DOM.
  • Improvement: fixed accessibility issues on the math keypad information dialog.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.122.9, Question Editor API v3.93.6
  • Fixed a bug, an issue that would intermittently occur when exiting full screen mode.
  • Fixed a bug where intro items that autoplay audio, failed to load on iOS devices.
  • Fixed a bug that threw an exception when clicking the response masking tool, when sections were configured in an assessment.
  • Fixed a bug with the token highlight Question type, where pasted content was not tokenized into sentences properly.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.122.8, Questions API v2.177.8
  • Fixed a bug, a missing ARIA label in the last Item of an assessment, when the right region was overridden by the 'next' button.
  • Fixed a bug where the math content in the distractor rationale feature was not being rendered correctly.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.122.7
  • Fixed a bug that caused collapsed UI in right regions when the region_overrides with dot syntax were in use. For example: "right.calculator_button": false used in sections.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.111.5, Assess API v2.122.6, Questions API v2.177.7, Author API v1.88.4, Question Editor API v3.93.5
  • Fixed a bug, which prevented the inheritance of regions in later sections of an assessment.
  • Fixed a bug where the screen reader navigation in full screen would focus on unwanted elements.
  • Fixed a bug where the Assessment player was not rendering correctly, when a section was configured with regions or region_overrides.
  • Fixed a bug where the submit button disappeared from regions configured to use a single section.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the user interface configuration for sections to be ignored, when the app first loaded.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the user interface configuration for sections to be ignored, when resuming the previous session.
  • Fixed issues on the tabbing order of elements within the modal window of the Math essay keypad.
  • 9th March 2022: Fixed a bug where the review screen option was not getting converted from the deprecated ui_style option to the regions based UI settings for Activities.
  • Fixed a bug where image preview was not available in simple Question layouts.
Polish
Author API v1.88.4
  • Improvement: update vendors for security and compatibility.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.111.3, Assess API v2.122.3, Questions API v2.177.6
  • Fixed a bug that caused the default configuration (and all sections' configuration) to be overridden by the configuration from the first section.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the user interface configuration for sections to be ignored, when the app first loaded.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the user interface configuration for sections to be ignored, when resuming the previous session.
  • Fixed a bug where the custom outro Item (which appears at the end of an assessment) displayed a Skip to navigation link.
  • Fixed a bug where the disable method was not working for the hotspot Question type.
  • Fixed a bug where the resetValidationUI public method wouldn't work in the imageclozeassociationV2 Question type.
  • Fixed a bug where the multiple choice Question types image height and width were not correct when setting the layout style to "Radio button under option".
Polish
Question Editor API v3.93.4
  • Improvement: updated the 'equivLiteral' scoring method options to support the future 'clozeformulaV2' Question Type.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.122.2, Questions API v2.177.5, Author API v1.88.3
Polish
Questions API v2.177.5
  • Improvement: corrected the contrast ratio on the calculator's top bar and the close button.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.177.4, Author API v1.88.2, Question Editor API v3.93.3, Data API v1.51.1
  • Fixed a bug with text alignment in the order list Question type, which caused problems when using the list style, or dragging and dropping centre-aligned content.
  • Fixed a bug that caused an unnecessary scrollbar to appear, when math content was included in the stimulus.
  • Fixed a bug in the Math Question Generator (Question type) to include support for unions and intersections of sets.
  • Fixed a bug where changing Question type before the previous one finished rendering could show duplicate elements.
  • GET sessions/reports/adaptive: Fixed a bug where providing a valid next token to the endpoint threw a validation error.
  • Fixed a bug where some sessions endpoints returned an incorrect next token when asc sort was used.
Polish
Questions API v2.177.4, Author API v1.88.2
  • Improvement: sanitized certain response answers in the image upload Question type, to prevent against potential XSS attack.
  • Improvement: updated the stability of the image upload Question type, by solving a minor reported error.
  • Improvement: polished content alignment and text stacking (vertical arrangement) on medium-width viewports. This improves the app presentation on smaller devices.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.111.1, Assess API v2.122.1, Author API v1.88.1
  • Fixed a bug that caused dynamic content in shared passages to render incorrectly, when dynamic_items and try_again were used together.
  • Fixed a bug where the 'skip to navigation' link wouldn't appear in horizontal or horizontal-fixed layouts.
  • Fixed a bug, where the disabled buttons in the review screen were not correctly showing their disabled status. This was potentially confusing for some users.
  • Fixed a bug, where searching for an Item title did not return the expected results.
  • Fixed a bug where it was not possible to add blank spaces to the name of an Activity player template.
  • Fixed a bug that was causing the Math Question Generator (Question type) to not use Normalize Arithmetic when it should.
  • Fixed a bug that showed a green validation box in the user interface, when the endpoint timed out. This was not the desired behaviour, and potentially confusing.
  • Fixed a bug where the amount of Activities found in a search was not shown.
  • Fixed a bug where the template builder would not load for specific versions.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.177.2
  • Fixed a bug that caused math content to render incorrectly inside the suggested answer list.
Features
Items API v1.111.0, Author API v1.88.0
  • Added a feature that allows a specific row to be set for dynamic content delivery.
  • Added a resource Item option in Author API's Activity editor. This enables authors to add an Item to be accessed through the resource menu option in Activities.
  • Added new initialization option activity_edit.resourse_item.show in Author API. This enables/disables the resource Item feature.
  • Added a help message when picking a resource Item.
  • Added a new feature to be able to build custom player templates for the assessment player, via the UI. This can be enabled by setting the activity_edit.player_template_builder.show init option to true.
  • Added the capability for more Activity settings in the UI to be configured by authors. Some of the UI options in the player section of the Activity editor have been rearranged for easier configuration.
  • Added a new adaptive_fields initialization option that when set to true, shows the seeding exposure, operational exposure, and Items average difficulty fields of an Activity.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.122.0, Questions API v2.177.1, v2.177.0, Question Editor API v3.93.2, Data API v1.51.0
  • Fixed a bug that caused the timer in sections to stop intermittently when there were more Items to load in the next section.
  • Fixed a bug where the right-hand region of the user interface was being cut off. This affected full screen mode, in the Safari browser.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the progress bar's value to be set incorrectly when section_options.display_total_itemcount was set.
  • Fixed a bug that stopped users from closing the ‘expired’ section dialog, by pressing the Escape key after a section’s time had elapsed.
  • Fixed a bug where the audio in shared passages would not stop when the Activity was paused.
  • Fixed a bug that caused an incorrect number of items to show up in the table of contents, when initializing Assess API with section_options.allow_backward_navigation: true and different sections' region_overrides.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the timer in sections to stop intermittently when there were more Items to load in the next section.
  • Fixed a bug where the isValid(true) return value was incorrect for the classification Question type when using the partialMatchElementV2 scoring type.
  • Fixed a bug where multiple alerts appeared, prompting "Tap to start playback" when multiple audio players were configured to autoplay at the same time on the first Item.
  • Fixed a bug where an error was being thrown when interacting with a CKEditor table, if the "text help" plugin was also enabled.
  • Fixed a bug where global and individual fill color attributes were not applied to the areas to be drawn on the image in the Hotspot Question type.
  • Fixed a bug where some sessions endpoints returned an incorrect next token.
  • Added a new endpoint to be able to fetch templates using the player template builder in the Author API.
Polish
Questions API v2.177.0, Question Editor API v3.93.2
  • Improvement: prevented users from deleting the code editor inside the longtextV2 Question (when empty). Specifically, when pressing the backspace key when the cursor is at the beginning of the line after the code editor, or by pressing the delete key when the cursor is at the end of the line before the code editor.
  • Improvement: escaped certain content of the longtextV2 Question to prevent against potential XSS attack.
  • Improvement: updated the code editor to have one blank line, by default. Made the disabled text editor buttons more discernible, when the focus is inside the code editor.
  • Improvement: made the :focus-visible states of drag drop response areas consistent with other colors and across browsers, by overriding the default browser outlines. Updates outlines of focused draggable Items and response areas to be thicker, so they're more obvious.
  • Improvement for the fileUpload, imageUpload and audioPlayer Question types. Certain inputs are now be sanitised to improve security, preventing scripting elements from being embedded.
  • Improvement: updated the drag & drop element, to ensure that it can be dropped onto a drop target under all browsing conditions.
  • Improvement: sanitized certain response answers to prevent against potential XSS attack.
  • Improvement: updated colors to comply with WCAG 2 AA contrast requirements.
Features
Assess API v2.121.0, Author API v1.87.0
  • Added new feature to allows users to set different config.time for different sections of the assessment.
  • Added support for shuffling the Items within sections by enabling the shuffle_items option in the configuration of each section.
  • Added a button in Activity list that will show the total number of Activities when clicked. Separating this functionality into its own button speeds up the initial loading time of the Activity list.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.121.0, Questions API v2.175.2, Author API v1.87.0, Data API v1.50.3
  • Fixed a bug where the timer would not stop when it reached the time limit.
  • Fixed an issue where duplicated buttons appeared in the top region of assess player when a user was running the assessment player at a specific resolution (1024 x 768).
  • Fixed a bug where an error Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'words' of undefined showed up in the console when the idle timeout expired and the Are you still there? dialog appeared.
  • Fixed a bug where an error Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'words' of undefined showed up in the console whenever the Proctor selected the option Save and Exit, and waited for the idle timeout to expire.
  • Fixed a bug where the reading time mode was not working when the reading_time from the stored metadata from local storage was null or undefined.
  • Fixed a bug where simple features were not displaying properly in the video Question type.
  • Fixed a bug where an error would appear, 'TypeError: Cannot get property 'INITIALISED' of undefined or null' when the user loaded a Question page.
  • Fixed a bug where the choice matrix table with configured stem numeration was not shown as full-width in the Google Chrome web browser, version .93.
  • Fixed a bug where the shuffle Items option was missing from the Activity editor settings tab.
  • Fixed a bug where a console error was being thrown when saving custom Question types.
  • Fixed a bug where searching for Items by workflow state threw an error if the said workflow state had a different case than that set in the allowed_workflow_state initialization option.
  • Fixed a bug where passing the next token to certain endpoints threw an error about its type.
Polish
Assess API v2.121.0, Questions API v2.175.2, Data API v1.50.3
  • Improvement: updated Events API to stop using deprecated init options.
  • Improvement: updated the accessibility of the first default options in the clozedropdown and imageclozedropdown Question types, so that when screen reader users try to access those, they will hear the word 'blank' announced.
  • Improvement: update focus states and the code editor background color, for better accessibility in the longtextV2 Question type.
  • Improvement: internal changes for reliability.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.120.1
  • Fixed a bug where longer assessments (with more than ten Items) failed to load in vertical regions.
Features
Items API v1.110.0, Assess API v2.120.0, Author API v1.86.0, Data API v1.50.2
  • Added a new section_options.reset_itemcount_per_section configuration option to reset the Item count and progress in assessments, so that it only reflects the number of Items within the current section, rather than all sections.
  • Added a new section_options .reset_itemcount_per_section option, to make the Item count reflect the number of Items within that section, instead of the default behaviour, which shows the total number of Items from all sections.
  • Added a new extend flag for the setActivity public method. When extend is true (the default), the supplied Activity JSON extends the existing, and when extend is false, the supplied Activity JSON replaces the existing/current, allowing client developers to remove certain keys from the Activity JSON.
  • Added an appropriate exception when saving a Tag with an unsupported character (directly and via Items).
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.120.0, Questions API v2.175.2, Question Editor API v3.93.1, Data API v1.50.2
  • Fixed a bug where the scroll_to_top initialization option did not work, when the offset value from scroll_to_test was set.
  • Fixed a bug where a custom dialog was not displaying properly, when called after a test:submit:success event was triggered.
  • Fixed a bug where alternate answers were not being saved in the Label Image with Text Question type, and other Questions based on imagecloze.
  • Fixed a bug that trapped the user in the code editor when used with the longtextV2 Question type, if there was no empty line before or after the code editor.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the tab key to focus into the code editor instead of the element outside it, in the longtextV2 Question type.
  • Fixed a bug that caused code editor content to be recorded incorrectly when there was a script tag typed inside the code editor, in the longtextV2 Question type.
  • Fixed a bug in the fileUpload, imageUpload and audioPlayer Question types. Certain inputs are now be sanitised to improve security, preventing scripting elements from being embedded.
  • Fixed a bug where Questions using character maps would always return an error message, ‘You have unsaved changes’ as soon as they were opened for editing.
  • Fixed a bug that caused itembank/offlinepackage to fail silently if items as string was passed into into the payload.
Polish
Items API v1.110.0, Assess API v2.120.0, Questions API v2.175.2, Author API v1.86.0, Question Editor API v3.93.1
  • Improvement: internal update to improve the security and stability of the app.
  • Improvement: internal upgrade to improve the security and stability of the app.
  • Improvement: improved the stability of the audio Question type.
  • Improvement: remove duplicated input name attribute in mcq and choicematrix Question types, to improve their accessibility.
  • Improvement: improved the stability of the drag-and-drop Question types classification, imageclozeassociationV2 and sortlist.
  • Added some additional spacing for the code editor in the longtextV2 Question type.
  • Improvement: updated internal libraries to maintain security, compatibility and performance.
  • Improvement: modified colors to improve accessibility and reduce code redundancy.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.175.1
  • Fixed a bug where alternate answers were not being saved in the 'Label Image with Text' Question type, and other Questions based on imagecloze.
Features
Questions API v2.175.0, Author API v1.85.0, Question Editor API v3.93.0
  • Added support for a new file type (LabView) to the file upload Question type.
  • Math Question Generator Question type updates (12th August 2021)
    • Added better parsing of integrals
    • Added support for fixing seeds with double negatives --
    • Added a preference of decimal alternate over matching evaluate alternate
  • Added a new file type (LabView) to the file upload Question type.
  • Added heading tags to multiple UI elements for accessibility purposes.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.109.1, Questions API v2.175.0, Author API v1.85.0, Data API v1.50.1, v1.50.0
  • Fixed a bug that caused Items API to throw an error: "20003: dynamic_items.data_table_seed must be a non-empty string or number" if an empty session_id was provided in local practice mode.
  • Mathcore v1.77.3
    • Fixed a bug where using \overline for repeated decimals with equivValue in math Questions caused a scoring error.
    • Fixed a bug where using parentheses in an exponent when allowInterval was checked caused a scoring error.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Math Question Generator configuration from showing new keyboard type dropdowns inside Question Editor API.
  • Fixed a bug where Data API's GET /sessions/templates endpoint was calling Items API using the requested Learnosity version non LTS versions.
  • Fixed a bug where Data API's GET /sessions/templates endpoint wasn’t calling Items API using the requested Learnosity version.
Polish
Questions API v2.175.0, Author API v1.85.0, Question Editor API v3.93.0
  • Improvement: added accessible arrow key controls to the code editor, inside the longtextV2 Question type. Users can now use the keyboard to focus in and out of the code editor.
  • Improvement: added accessible border colors to the code editor inside the longtextV2 Question type.
  • Improvement: implement backend changes required for upcoming feature.
  • Improvement: updates to the back end for security and compatibility.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.109.0, Questions API v2.174.0, Author API v1.84.0
  • Fixed a bug in Testlet Adaptive (branching), where an Activity with an Item object could lead to an error loading Items.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the code editor of the longtextV2 Question type to take over the focus during resume mode.
  • Fixed a bug, preventing the user from using the shortcut to undo or redo the code editor content of longtextV2 Question type after the Question was disabled.
  • Fixed a bug that caused copy/pasted content inside the code editor to move the longtextV2 Question type's focus to the beginning of the editor.
  • Fixed a bug causing the public methods enabled and disabled to not work with the code editor inside the longtextV2 Question type.
  • Fixed a bug that threw an exception when editing code editor elements, after unwrapping the blockquote element content in the longtextV2 Question type.
  • Fixed a bug that threw an exception in the fillshape Question type when the response values were undefined, and the scoring method was scoreByResponse.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the undo and redo operations to behave incorrectly when there was a code editor rendered inside the longtextV2 Question type.
  • Fixed a bug, where the cursor would go to the wrong table cell in the longtextV2 Question type after users deleted table content.
  • Fixed a bug in longtextV2 Question type where there was an unnecessary textarea element displayed when the user triggered a delete event.
  • Fixed a bug that caused math content in the distractor rationale to not render, even when is_math was set to true.
  • Fixed a bug that threw an IDBDatabase.transaction exception when indexedDB was blocked by external browser extensions.
  • Fixed a bug where the widget route was not updating with its new reference after saving via the save public method, with the navigate parameter set to false.
  • Fixed a bug where calling event.preventDefault() in the save event callback (after saving a widget) was not persisting the widget locally within the Item.
  • Fixed a bug where the browser for Academic Benchmarks / AB Connect would briefly show text before the loading spinner appeared when searching by code.
  • Fixed a bug where the graphic used to communicate an empty state in the Author API Activity Editor, Find Items view was not the same as the graphic used in the Item List view.
Polish
Questions API v2.174.0, Author API v1.84.0, Question Editor API v3.92.0
  • Improvement: disabled all longtextV2 Question type toolbar buttons that are not supported in the code editor when the focus is inside the code editor.
  • Improvement: improved the stability of the audio Question type.
  • Improvement: deprecated the activity_edit.item_title initialization configuration option in favour of activity_edit.item.title and activity_edit.item_search.title.
  • Improvement: tweaked the UI of the standards browser.
  • Improvement: changes to back-end systems for future functionality.

2021.2.LTS

This provides a stable, supported codebase, receiving stability & performance code fixes for its full lifecycle.

Read more about 2021.2.LTS here.

  • Released: 24th June 2021
  • End of Life: July 2023

Bugfixes
Questions API v2.173.25, Reports API v1.22.9
  • Fixed a bug where a 'memory exhausted' error would be thrown when decoding a large JSON value.
  • Fixed a bug where an error logging message was incomplete, whenever any XSS contents were captured.
  • Fixed a bug that was not hiding the Reports API HTML iframe from screen readers.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.108.12, Assess API v2.119.21, Questions API v2.173.24
  • Fixed a bug where self-hosted adaptive errors were logged incorrectly as HTTP 500 errors. They will now be logged correctly as HTTP 503 errors.
  • Fixed a bug that created an empty Item when resuming an Activity that was on the last section.
  • Fixed a bug in the cloze dropdown and image dropdown Question types where the shuffling of response options occurred in an identical manner across all dropdowns.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.173.23, Reports API v1.22.8
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.173.22
  • Fixed a bug causing Questions API to fail in validating Question types like association correctly, when the possible responses contained invalid HTML data.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.173.21, Reports API v1.22.7
Polish
Questions API v2.173.21, Annotations API v0.16.6
  • Improvement: fixed an accessibility warning for the mcq Question type when the role conflicts with other ARIA attributes.
  • Improvement: internal changes to improve error reporting.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.108.11, Questions API v2.173.20, Author API v1.83.8
  • Fixed a bug where dynamic data table values containing tabs prevented assessments from loading correctly.
  • Fixed a bug whereby validation indicators were missing for the numberlineplot Question type.
  • Fixed a bug in one of our vendors where the video Question types would sometimes throw an error when using the scrubber.
  • Fixed a bug where Activities which contained Items in sections could not be previewed in the editor.
Polish
Questions API v2.173.20
Bugfixes
Items API v1.108.10, Questions API v2.173.19, Author API v1.83.7, Question Editor API v3.91.7, Reports API v1.22.6
  • Fixed a bug where an annotation made in assess view and then subsequently viewed in inline view was rendered misaligned to the assess view.
  • Fixed a bug, correcting CSS in borderless tables to enable VoiceOver. Previously, screen readers could not find or read borderless tables in rich text fields.
  • Fixed a bug where audio recording was not working in some situations, for e.g. a countdown configured with actions "Start recording" would not work when an Item had loaded.
  • Fixed a bug where grouped response titles with HTML entities didn't render properly.
  • Fixed a bug where updating the Item reference at the same time as updating a Question/Feature resulted in a race condition.
  • Fixed a bug where the UI Settings label for the audio player feature was not able to be overridden via the initialization options.
  • Fixed a bug in the response-analysis-by-item report, where sometimes the report failed to render correctly in the detail view and reported JavaScript errors when trying to display an Item with no attempted questions.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.173.18
  • Fixed a bug that caused the volume slider in the audio player to move the focus back to the volume button after closing the volume slider, when using a screen reader or VoiceOver.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.119.20, Questions API v2.173.17
  • Fixed a bug that stopped a 'Skip to resources' label from rendering on a custom start page (intro_item) when resource_items was added.
  • Fixed a bug where the bottom regions shifted unexpectedly, when the user exited full screen mode.
  • Fixed a bug in the graphplotting Question type where using the 'Ignore repeated shapes' option with 'Compare by slope' would validate incorrectly when objects and points were plotted incorrectly and then moved to the correct positions.
  • Fixed a bug in the countdown timer when the record button was pressed in the audio recorder Question type. The countdown would freeze after pausing.
  • Fixed a bug where initializing Questions API with the show_distractor_rationale init option set to true would cause classification to crash, if validation wasn't set.
  • Fixed a bug where the arrow keyboard event listeners were not aligned in right-to-left mode.
Polish
Author API v1.83.6, Question Editor API v3.91.6
  • Improvements to internal tracking mechanism.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.173.16, Reports API v1.22.5
  • Fixed a bug that caused the token highlight Question type's left border to be cut off when rendered inside a shared passage.
  • Fixed a bug so that when adding a Brightcove video feature, the user prompt 'Brightcove Embedded Data is required!' is now assigned a label: videoBrightcoveEmbeddedDataRequired for the user message to be customised to a prescribed language and / or message.
  • Fixed a bug in the graphplotting Question type where some keyboard interactions with the graph using the Space or Enter keys resulted in an error.
  • Fixed a bug in the session-detail-by-item report, where sometimes the report rendered incorrectly when there were two session-detail-by-item reports loaded on the same page.
Polish
Questions API v2.173.16
  • Improvement: updated the color contrast of the voice level for the audio recorder Question type and made the hit area bigger for the text version audio player.
  • Improvement: removed the comment DOM node from longtextV2 when users paste the content from Windows OS web browsers into the Learnosity editor.
  • Improvement: better XSS prevention.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.119.19, Questions API v2.173.15
  • Fixed a bug where a Cannot read properties of undefined error would be thrown when a Question's attempt status changed.
  • Fixed a bug where students could avoid a hard submit by clicking the review button.
  • Fixed a bug where rulers (6 and 12 inches) didn't render units in the same size.
  • Added a message explaining that the video Question type is not supported in the Safari browser versions for Mac and iPadOS.
  • Mathcore v1.77.5
    • Fixed a bug where treatLettersAsVariables in subscripts is not handled correctly causing a scoring error.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.119.18, Questions API v2.173.14, Reports API v1.22.4
  • Fixed a bug where the administration panel showed an unnecessary message, saying “Incorrect password. Please try again” before submitting the password.
  • Fixed a bug, correcting some broken styles that were appearing with modal windows.
  • Fixed a bug in the all the Charts question types where the color of the text wasn't updated properly when the user set a different colour scheme from the accessibility options in Assess API.
  • Fixed a bug, improving XSS protection.
  • Fixed a bug when rendering the lastscore-by-item-by-user report, where scores were being rounded up in tooltips triggered by hovering over the dots in the table.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.91.5, Reports API v1.22.4
  • Improvement: updated ARIA-labels of the cursor movement arrows inside the math keypad.
  • Improvement: removed internal tracking mechanism.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.119.17, Questions API v2.173.13, Author API v1.83.5, Annotations API v0.16.5
  • Fixed a bug, where the auto_save function being executed would cause any paused video or audio recordings to be stopped. The auto_save function will now only execute when recordings are already stopped.
  • Fixed a bug, an issue that would intermittently occur when exiting full screen mode.
  • Fixed a bug where the resource dialog didn't open when first entering and exiting full screen.
  • Fixed a bug where the Masking tool was not working when the page initially loaded.
  • Fixed a bug in the graphplotting Question type where using the "Ignore repeated shapes" option with "Compare by slope" would incorrectly preserve the points of a duplicated shape during scoring. Repeated shapes and their associated points are correctly handled now while also preserving any user created points.
  • Fixed a bug where screen readers would read the audio player play button as a list element.
  • Fixed a bug where changing the widget type of an existing widget did not correctly update the Item definition, leading to rendering errors in the Assessment APIs.
  • Fixed a bug, an issue that made it difficult to apply highlights on iOS touch devices (iPhones).
  • Fixed a bug where the initialization request missed the input “group_id” validation.
Polish
Assess API v2.119.17, Questions API v2.173.13
  • Improvement: fixed behavior of links so that they aren't all treated as _blank, and that they instead use the target attribute as it is defined in the DOM.
  • Improvement: fixed accessibility issues on the math keypad information dialog.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.119.16, Question Editor API v3.91.4, Annotations API v0.16.4
  • Fixed a bug where intro items that autoplay audio, failed to load on iOS devices.
  • Fixed a bug that threw an exception when clicking the response masking tool, when sections were configured in an assessment.
  • Fixed a bug with the token highlight Question type, where pasted content was not tokenized into sentences properly.
  • Fixed a bug where the Annotations API text highlight tool was hidden behind the iPad's native tooltip.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.119.15, Questions API v2.173.12
  • Fixed a bug, a missing ARIA label in the last Item of an assessment, when the right region was overridden by the 'next' button.
  • Fixed a bug where the math content in the distractor rationale feature was not being rendered correctly.
  • Fixed a bug that caused math content in the distractor rationale to not render, even when is_math was set to true.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.108.9, Assess API v2.119.14, Questions API v2.173.11
  • Fixed a bug, which prevented the inheritance of regions in later sections of an assessment.
  • Fixed a bug where the screen reader navigation in full screen would focus on unwanted elements.
  • Fixed a bug where the custom outro Item (which appears at the end of an assessment) displayed a Skip to navigation link.
  • Fixed a bug where the Assessment player was not rendering correctly, when a section was configured with regions or region_overrides.
  • Fixed a bug where the submit button disappeared from regions configured to use a single section.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the user interface configuration for sections to be ignored, when the app first loaded.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the user interface configuration for sections to be ignored, when resuming the previous session.
  • Fixed issues on the tabbing order of elements within the modal window of the Math essay keypad.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.91.3
  • Improvement: internal tooling update to improve the compatibility of the app.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.108.7, Assess API v2.119.11, Questions API v2.173.10
  • Fixed a bug that caused the default configuration (and all sections' configuration) to be overridden by the configuration from the first section.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the user interface configuration for sections to be ignored, when the app first loaded.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the user interface configuration for sections to be ignored, when resuming the previous session.
  • Fixed a bug where an error would appear, “TypeError: this.getQuestionsApp(...).getMetadata is not a function” when the user saved or reloaded an Item authoring page.
  • Fixed a bug where the disable method was not working for the hotspot Question type.
  • Fixed a bug where the resetValidationUI public method wouldn't work in the imageclozeassociationV2 Question type.
  • Fixed a bug where the multiple choice Question types image height and width were not correct when setting the layout style to "Radio button under option".
  • Fixed a bug where the Choice matrix table with configured stem numeration is not in full-width in Chrome ver.93.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.119.10, Questions API v2.173.9, Annotations API v0.16.3
  • Fixed a bug where increasing the zoom whilst in the full screen mode of an assessment caused long Items to be unreadable.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the unload event of the iOS web view to be ignored in Questions API.
  • Fixed a bug, where enabling the shuffle option caused the distractor-rationale-per-response feature to stop working correctly.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the imageclozeassociationV2 Question type to fail to trigger the validated event, intermittently.
  • Fixed a bug in the classification Question type where the public method mapValidationMetadata ('distractor_rationale_response_level')returned an incorrect result if the scoring type was partial match up.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the audio recorder Question from setting a correct score when the validation.min_score_if_attempted value was set.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the user to be able to focus into the editable area of the notepad component after the notepad was collapsed.
Polish
Questions API v2.173.9
  • Improvement: corrected the contrast ratio on the calculator's top bar and the close button.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.119.9, Questions API v2.173.8, Author API v1.83.4, Question Editor API v3.91.2, Data API v1.49.5, Annotations API v0.16.2
  • Fixed a bug where the 'skip to navigation' link wouldn't appear in horizontal or horizontal-fixed layouts.
  • Fixed a bug, where the disabled buttons in the review screen were not correctly showing their disabled status. This was potentially confusing for some users.
  • Fixed a bug with text alignment in the order list Question type, which caused problems when using the list style, or dragging and dropping centre-aligned content.
  • Fixed a bug where attempting an audio recorder Question did not correctly set a score when a validation.min_score_if_attempted value was set.
  • Fixed a bug that caused an unnecessary scrollbar to appear, when math content was included in the stimulus.
  • Fixed a bug, where searching for an Item title did not return the expected results.
  • 9th March 2022: Fixed a bug where the review screen option was not getting converted from the deprecated ui_style option to the regions based UI settings for Activities.
  • Fixed a bug where changing Question type before the previous one finished rendering could show duplicate elements.
  • GET sessions/reports/adaptive: Fixed a bug where providing a valid next token to the endpoint threw a validation error.
  • Fixed a bug where some sessions endpoints returned an incorrect next token when asc sort was used.
  • Fixed a bug causing the user to be able to focus into the editable area of the notepad component after the notepad is collapsed.
Polish
Questions API v2.173.8
Bugfixes
Items API v1.108.5, Assess API v2.119.8, Author API v1.83.3, Reports API v1.22.3, Annotations API v0.16.1
  • Fixed a bug that caused dynamic content in shared passages to render incorrectly, when dynamic_items and try_again were used together.
  • Fixed a bug where the right-hand region of the user interface was being cut off. This affected full screen mode, in the Safari browser.
  • Fixed a bug where a console error was being thrown when saving custom Question types.
  • Fixed a bug in the lastscore-by-item-by-user report, where the report would incorrectly show when hovering the mouse cursor over the Item.
  • Fixed a bug where pressing the tab key caused it to focus onto a hidden button, then the screen-reader would read its content. That was not supposed to happen.
Polish
Reports API v1.22.3
  • Improvement: updated CSS styles in reports, to allow for easier user customization.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.119.7, Questions API v2.173.6
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the metadata in localStorage from being stored after closing the browser, when the auto_save init option was enabled.
  • Fixed a bug that caused math content to render incorrectly inside the suggested answer list.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.119.6, Data API v1.49.4
  • Fixed a bug where the audio in shared passages would not stop when the Activity was paused.
  • Fixed a bug where some sessions endpoints returned an incorrect next token.
Polish
Questions API v2.173.5
  • Improvement: sanitised certain response answers in the imageUpload, formulaV2 and chemistry Questions, to prevent against potential XSS attack.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.119.5, Questions API v2.173.4, Question Editor API v3.91.1, Data API v1.49.3, Reports API v1.22.2
  • Fixed a bug where the scroll_to_top initialization option did not work, when the offset value from scroll_to_test was set.
  • Fixed a bug where a custom dialog was not displaying properly, when called after a test:submit:success event was triggered.
  • Fixed a bug where using overline for repeated decimals with equivValue in math Questions caused a scoring error.
  • Fixed a bug where using parentheses in an exponent when allowInterval was checked caused a scoring error.
  • Fixed a bug where Questions using character maps would always return an error message, ‘You have unsaved changes’ as soon as they were opened for editing.
  • Fixed a bug that caused itembank/offlinepackage to fail silently if an Item encoded as a string was passed into the payload.
  • Fixed a bug where reinitialising a live report would reset, but did not reinitialise the Events API app instance.
Polish
Questions API v2.173.4, Data API v1.49.3, Reports API v1.22.2
Bugfixes
Items API v1.108.4, Assess API v2.119.4, Questions API v2.173.3, Author API v1.83.2, Data API v1.49.2
  • Fixed a bug that caused Items API to throw an error: "20003: dynamic_items.data_table_seed must be a non-empty string or number" if an empty session_id was provided in local practice mode.
  • Fixed a bug where an error would appear, saying undefined: The start item index is out of bounds. start_item:0 after resuming a session from stored metadata in local storage.
  • Fixed a bug where the Features of the Item (for example the ruler, protractor or calculator) were showing up on the review screen, which was not the intended behaviour.
  • Fixed a bug in the fileUpload, imageUpload and audioPlayer Question types. Certain inputs are now be sanitised to improve security, preventing scripting elements from being embedded.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Math Question Generator configuration from showing new keyboard type dropdowns inside Question Editor API.
  • Fixed a bug where Data API's GET /sessions/templates endpoint was calling Items API using the requested Learnosity version for non LTS versions.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.173.2
  • Fixed a bug where alternate answers were not being saved in the 'Label Image with Text' Question type, and other Questions based on imagecloze.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.108.3, Assess API v2.119.3, Questions API v2.173.1, Author API v1.83.1
  • Fixed a bug that caused Items API to throw an error: "20003: dynamic_items.data_table_seed must be a non-empty string or number" if an empty session_id was provided in local practice mode.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the metadata in localStorage from being stored after closing the browser, when the auto_save init option was enabled.
  • Added support for handling the shorthand region_overrides for per-section configuration. Now, developers can use that to add or remove buttons or elements from a specific user interface region within the page.
  • Fixed a bug where the Features of the Item (for example the ruler, protractor or calculator) were showing up on the review screen, which was not the intended behaviour.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented users from progressing, after closing the “Submit” dialog on the last dynamic Item in an assessment.
  • Fixed a bug where an error would appear, "TypeError: this.getQuestionsApp(...).getMetadata is not a function" when the user saved or reloaded an Item authoring page.
  • Fixed a bug that threw an IDBDatabase.transaction exception when indexedDB was blocked by external browser extensions.
  • Fixed a bug, where the cursor would go to the wrong table cell in the longtextV2 Question type after users deleted table content.
  • Fixed a bug where the widget route was not updating with its new reference after saving via the save public method, with the navigate parameter set to false.
  • Fixed a bug where calling event.preventDefault() in the save event callback (after saving a widget) was not persisting the widget locally within the Item.
Polish
Questions API v2.173.1, Author API v1.83.1, Data API v1.49.1
  • Improvement: improved the stability of the audio Question type.
  • Improvement: changes to back-end systems for upcoming performance enhancement.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.119.1
Features
Author API v1.83.0
  • Added a functionality that converts Activities in legacy format into modern, regions-based format when these Activities are opened in the Activity Editor.
  • Added the ability to search for align-able standards in Academic Benchmarks / AB Connect using their full or partial short code.
  • Added support for multiline tooltips in the Item and Activity settings Tags sections.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.108.2, Assess API v2.119.0, Questions API v2.173.0, Author API v1.83.0
  • Fixed a bug, to support an old data_table_seed format through a Consumer Service Option.
  • Fixed a bug, an edge case that threw an exception when users tried to open and close multiple panels quickly, while changing the dimensions of the app.
  • Fixed a bug, where the stored reading_time value in the metadata was not compared to the current reading_time before saving to the database.
  • Fixed a bug in the case if the Question content was too wide for the container, it would overlap and break the layout.
  • Fixed a bug, restoring the missing zero in the keyboard shortcut hints.
  • Fixed a bug where the ARIA-pressed state didn't change when users clicked the toolbar buttons. This improves compliance with the WAI-ARIA standard, in this case concerning the state of buttons which can be toggled on and off.
  • Fixed a bug where code block elements could be inserted in the middle of inline code elements.
  • Fixed a bug that caused pasted content in the longtextV2 Question type's code editor to be rendered improperly, when it was pasted inside the default editable area of the longtextV2 Question type.
  • Fixed a bug in the longtextV2 Question type's code editor tool, to prevent cross site scripting (XSS) attacks. Note that, sensitive HTML tags like script, or iframe will be transformed into their corresponding uppercase versions, like so: SCRIPT and IFRAME.
  • Fixed a bug where the text areas in the imageclozetext Question type became transparent.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the fillshape Question type to fail to process the event when the user tried to drag, then click to move.
  • Fixed the Code Editor theme and highlighting.
  • Fixed a bug that threw an exception when users copied or pasted text in the longtextV2 Question type, in the Firefox browser.
  • Fixed a bug, where Activities containing a custom Question type would return an error: Cannot read property 'startsWith' of undefined.
  • Fixed a bug where the decimal score of Math Question Generator was not reflected correctly in the Question JSON.
  • Fixed a bug where the option to duplicate Activities with no Items was not being shown.
Polish
Assess API v2.119.0, Questions API v2.173.0, Author API v1.83.0, Question Editor API v3.91.0, Data API v1.49.0
  • Improvement: show an error message window when the system is having trouble loading bundles for users.
  • Improvement: updated the accessibility colors and animation for the flag icon inside the table of contents for the assessment player.
  • Improvement: added accessible messaging to the loading spinner, so that accessible users are also informed when an Activity is loading.
  • Improvement: when force-saving in the case of the user quitting, the system will now only save the session to the database when the auto_save setting is enabled, then store metadata to localStorage.
  • Improvement: corrected the contrast ratio on formula keypads so that they're accessible.
  • Improvement: added the missing ARIA-pressed state attribute to graphplotting toolbar buttons. This improves compliance with the WAI-ARIA standard, in this case concerning the state of buttons which can be toggled on and off.
  • Improvement: updated the framework library for the imageclozetext and imageclozedropdown Question types.
  • Improvement: the "Show options" button for the default Activity builder templates now appears without needing to hover the mouse cursor over the template row.
  • Improvement: users are now allowed to set the image.width for imageclozetext and imageclozedropdown Question types.
  • Improvement: internal changes for reliability and database upgrade compatibility.
Features
Assess API v2.118.0, Questions API v2.172.0, Author API v1.82.0, Annotations API v0.16.0
  • Added a new capability for the region sections to apply region_overrides in the sections level and navigate accordingly.
  • Added codeInline and codeEditor support in the longtextV2 Question types for students to respond with preformatted code.
  • Added additional ligature symbols ß, Œ and œ to the character map for Questions API.
  • Added the ability to display the reference and title of an Item belonging to an Activity.
  • Added a new public method, toggleGrid to toggle the display of the background grid for the drawing tool.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.108.1, Assess API v2.118.0, Questions API v2.172.0, Author API v1.82.0, Question Editor API v3.90.1, Reports API v1.22.1, Annotations API v0.16.0
  • Fixed a bug where the section title and subtitle were not updating in the resume state, when the section configuration was set to allow_backward_navigation.
  • Fixed a bug, preventing the Annotations API URL from being loaded twice when using rendering_type: "assess" mode.
  • Fixed a bug in itemadaptive and Testlet Adaptive (branching) Activities where an assessment would terminate too early if no more seeding Items matching the requested criteria could be found.
  • Fixed a bug, an XSS issue where JavaScript code was executing inside HTML attributes. As part of this, we have tightened the removal of attributes considered unsafe, that contain the string javascript:.
  • Fixed a bug, preventing an exception from being thrown when pressing the backspace key without a proper text selection in the longtextV2 Question type under some rare conditions.
  • Fixed a bug, preventing an exception from being thrown in some rare cases when users tried to interact with drag items of the clozeassociation Question type too quickly.
  • Fixed a bug, where the hide gridlines setting had no effect on the simplechart Question type.
  • Mathcore v1.77.1
  • Fixed a bug wherein response text inputs were surrounded with a white background for the imageclozeformula Question type.
  • Fixed a bug, an XSS issue where JavaScript content was executing inside SVG xlink:href attributes.
  • Fixed a bug that caused unused empty responses data to be saved into the response value of formulaV2 and chemistry Question types.
  • Fixed a bug where the objects react state and redux store should have been treated as immutable, but they were mutated directly.
  • Fixed a bug where setting the item_search initialisation option along with an empty title object caused the app to crash.
  • Fixed a bug that affected users of Backbone.js, where the version of Backbone could be overridden when Reports API was loaded on the same page.
  • Fixed a bug, where clicking on highlighted text when interactions were disabled would throw an error.
Polish
Assess API v2.118.0, Questions API v2.172.0, Author API v1.82.0, Data API v1.48.0
  • Improvement: revised the table of contents screen display, so that only the active Items within the current section are visible there, after users have navigated to a different section when section_options.allow_backward_navigation was set to true.
  • Improvement: revised the review screen display, so that only the active Items within the current section are visible there, after users have navigated to a different section when section_options.allow_backward_navigation was set to true.
  • Improvement: moved the resources menu to a dialog window that is movable and resizable.
  • Improvement: updated the error messages for the following error codes 10001, 10003, and 10007.
  • Mathcore v1.77.1
    • Improvement: validating decimal numbers with a single space after the decimal separator will now validate the same, for example, 1. 23 will be considered the same as 1.23.
  • Improvement: updated the Tags view in Item edit and Activity edit views. Tag names are now sorted alphabetically under their respective Tag types for an easier adding, removing and viewing experience.
  • Improvement: internal changes for reliability and database upgrade compatibility.
Features
Items API v1.108.0, Assess API v2.117.0, Questions API v2.171.0, Author API v1.81.0, Question Editor API v3.90.0
  • Added section_options.allow_backward_navigation support to assess mode's sections to allow users to navigate back to previously attempted sections.
  • Added section_options.display_total_item_count support to assess mode's sections to allow users to see the total number of available Items inside all sections.
  • Added section_options.allow_backward_navigation support to sections in assess mode, to allow users to navigate back to previously attempted sections.
  • Added section_options.display_total_item_count support to sections to allow users to see the total number of available Items inside all sections.
  • Added a flag disable_force_save_on_quit to prevent force-saving content when the user quits. By default, it's set to false which will always save when quitting.
  • Added a flag enable_arrowkey_item_change to allow arrow key navigation of Items in the assessment player.
  • Added a new capability for the itemcount_element to be placed in the bottom region and center alignment, for small screen resolutions.
  • Added ‘cent', ‘implied by', 'Nabla', 'Much greater than', ' Much lesser than' and ‘because' symbols to the math keypad custom symbols.
  • Added 'Nabla' and Standard basis: I, J , K symbols to the default calculus symbol group.
  • Added new Activity edit rendering in "adaptive" mode, based on the presence of an adaptive object. This enables the user to edit between standard and adaptive Activities.
  • Added the ability to display the Activity and Item reference along with the title. This feature can be seen in the Activity list, Item list, Item picker, intro Item picker or outro Item picker views when enabled.
  • Added ‘cent’, ‘implied by’, 'Nabla', 'Much greater than', ' Much lesser than' and ‘because’ symbols to the math keypad custom symbols.
  • Added the "Group possible responses" option to the imageclozeassociationV2 Question type.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.108.0, Assess API v2.117.0, Questions API v2.171.0, Reports API v1.22.0
  • Fixed a bug that caused Items API to resume in the wrong Item position when Items as an array of objects were used inside sections.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the assessment player menu from collapsing, when users opened the review screen by clicking on the review button on the last Item of the assessment.
  • Fixed a bug where the colour contrast for the partially attempted indicator in the assessment player was not visible enough.
  • Fixed a bug that threw an exception if users pasted an image into the longtextV2 Question's text editor that had no image formatting option set.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the width of clozeassociation Questions to be rendered incorrectly inside inactive Items.
  • Fixed a bug that threw an exception when calling the mapValidationMetadata public method of the classification Question type with the distractor_rationale_response_level argument without setting metadata.distractor_rationale_response_level data.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the check answer button from working correctly in the simplechart Question type.
  • Fixed a bug in the clozeassociation Question type where the dragged text Item with long text content was not showing in the target drag-zone.
  • Fixed a bug that caused an error in Questions API, which said TypeError: Cannot get property 'x' of undefined or null.
  • Fixed a bug, a performance issue that could sometimes cause the lastscore-by-activity report to return 500 errors.
Polish
Items API v1.108.0, Assess API v2.117.0, Questions API v2.171.0, Question Editor API v3.90.0, Data API v1.47.0, Reports API v1.22.0
  • Improvement: updated the tracking analytics process to log and process backend errors better.
  • Improvement: added a flag icon to flagged Items in the right hand table of contents.
  • Improvement: improved the tracking analytics process to log and process backend errors better.
  • Improvement: updated dependency libraries to improve the compatibility of Question Editor API.
  • Improvement: internal changes for reliability and scalability.
  • Improvement: In the response-analysis-by-item report, the default student row order now follows the order of the provided `users` array.
Features
Assess API v2.116.0, Questions API v2.170.0
  • Added a new background to indicate a partially attempted status for the Item icon in the review screen panel.
  • Added a filter to sanitize content pasted into the response field of essay Question types. Images and math content pasted from external sources will no longer be accepted, as this was causing issues with submitted responses. Images should be added using the image tool, and math should be entered using the Learnosity math editor. This will result in cleaner and more reliable data in the system.
  • Added spellcheck support for the text tool in the drawing Question type.
  • Added spellcheck support for the imageupload Question type.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.116.0, Questions API v2.170.0, Author API v1.80.0
  • Fixed a bug that prevented audio from playing, when using the audioPlayer public method.
  • Fixed a bug that was causing the flag item button tooltip label to malfunction, where it would not change status from flag item to unflag item when clicking it.
  • Fixed a bug where dialog elements had a duplicate ID attribute.
  • Fixed a bug where the tooltip text on the full-screen button was inaccurate.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented skip-to-navigation from working for the finish and submit buttons.
  • Fixed a bug in how ARIA labels for images in clozeassociation Question type responses are generated so that screen readers read out the alt text, and not the HTML img tag.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented audio from playing, when using the audio player public method.
  • Fixed a bug, handling pasting and dragging and dropping of external images and MathJax in longtextV2, chemistryessayV2, and formulaessayV2 Question types, so that invalid data doesn't get persisted in responses.
  • Fixed a bug where fractions and large numbers could be entered as the minor tick count for numberlineplot Question type.
  • Fixed a bug, where the placeholder was not displaying in the plaintext Question type.
  • Fixed a bug, which was preventing the page from throwing an UncaughtPromise error when initializing Questions API in browsers which have cookies disabled.
  • Fixed a bug where reordering an Item's widgets would not show in the audit trail if it was the only modification to the Item as part of that save operation.
Polish
Assess API v2.116.0, Questions API v2.170.0, Author API v1.80.0, Question Editor API v3.89.1
  • Improvement: fixed a typo in the warningOnSectionChangeBodyMsg i18n label.
  • Improvement: changed ARIA labels for audio player buttons to minimise screen reader's button announcement when playing audio.
  • Improvement: update accessibility in the classification Question type.
  • Improvement: updated accessibility UX in the association Question type.
  • Improvement: internal changes to support future functionality.
  • Improvement: updated dependency libraries to improve the compatibility of Question Editor API.
Features
Assess API v2.115.0, Questions API v2.169.0, Author API v1.79.0, Question Editor API v3.89.0
  • Added styling for the skip-to-navigation link in Assess API. This will improve the appearance of the user interface.
  • Added a 'Partially Attempted' flag to the assessment player review screen. This will allow students to easily view a list of their Questions or Items which were partially attempted, during an exam or test.
  • Added support for .BMP and .JFIF images in the editor.
  • Added a Difficulty level field in the Details tab of the Edit Activity settings.
  • Added the option to turn off the browser spellcheck and text correction feature in the drawing and image annotation Question types. This allows educators to restrict the use of this feature when they want to evaluate the students' own writing abilities.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.107.0, Assess API v2.115.0, Questions API v2.169.0, Author API v1.79.0
  • Fixed a bug in Self-hosted adaptive Activities where refreshing a freshly-loaded assessment could lead to an error loading Items.
  • Fixed a rare database connection bug that would lead to an error in Adaptive assessments.
  • Fixed a bug that caused Assess API to render two scrollbars in the horizontal-fixed region, when an Activity contained the scrollablepassage feature. Only one scrollbar is needed.
  • Fixed a bug where the annotation icons were misaligned in the expanded side panel.
  • Fixed a bug where a styling change was not dismissed when the user pressed the Escape key in the accessibility dialog, when another style was chosen.
  • Fixed a bug, restoring a missing outline for when a tab is focused in the assessment player.
  • Fixed a bug where the 'info' button did not display an explanation in the rating Question type.
  • Fixed a bug, correcting the display for the horizontal Math keypad so that it retains its full width.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the resetValidationUI() public method from clearing correct answers for the numberlineplot Question type.
  • Fixed a bug in the sort list Question type, that created non-unique IDs when there were multiple instances of the Question in the same page.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented LaTeX content from rendering in review mode.
  • Fixed a bug where both the Item settings acknowledgments field and the editing feature for Academic Benchmarks / AB Connect were not disabled when read only mode was enabled.
  • Fixed a bug where pasting content into a CKEditor field was not recognised as a change.
  • Fixed a bug where selecting an existing passage automatically saved the Item, which was not the intended behavior.
  • Fixed a bug where the Item settings modal window was overflowing into the host page.
Polish
Questions API v2.169.0, Author API v1.79.0
  • Changed the name of the file type 'Altera Quartus' to 'Quartus' for Questions that support file upload. This is because the name for the Quartus file extensions has changed.
  • Improvement: updated the version of the API used for the standards integration with Academic Benchmarks / AB Connect.
  • Added validation to init options - read-only Items. This enables validation for read-only Items configuration.

2021.1.LTS

This provides a stable, supported codebase, receiving stability & performance code fixes for its full lifecycle.

Read more about 2021.1.LTS here.

  • Released: 18th February 2021
  • End of Life: February 2023

Bugfixes
Reports API v1.21.11
  • Fixed a bug that was not hiding the Reports API HTML iframe from screen readers.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.106.7
  • Fixed a bug where self-hosted adaptive errors were logged incorrectly as HTTP 500 errors. They will now be logged correctly as HTTP 503 errors.
Bugfixes
Author API v1.78.12, Reports API v1.21.10
Bugfixes
Author API v1.78.11
  • Fixed a bug where updating the Item reference at the same time as updating a Question/Feature resulted in a race condition.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.168.23
  • Fixed a bug that caused the volume slider in the audio player to move the focus back to the volume button after closing the volume slider, when using a screen reader or VoiceOver.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.114.20
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.114.19, Questions API v2.168.22
  • Fixed a bug where the bottom regions shifted unexpectedly, when the user exited full screen mode.
  • Fixed a bug that stopped a 'Skip to resources' label from rendering on a custom start page (intro_item) when resource_items was added.
  • Fixed a bug in the graphplotting Question type where using the 'Ignore repeated shapes' option with 'Compare by slope' would validate incorrectly when objects and points were plotted incorrectly and then moved to the correct positions.
  • Fixed a bug in the countdown timer when the record button was pressed in the audio recorder Question type. The countdown would freeze after pausing.
  • Fixed a bug where initializing Questions API with the show_distractor_rationale init option set to true would cause classification to crash, if validation wasn't set.
  • Fixed a bug where the arrow keyboard event listeners were not aligned in right-to-left mode.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.168.21
  • Fixed a bug that caused the token highlight Question type's left border to be cut off when rendered inside a shared passage.
  • Fixed a bug so that when adding a Brightcove video feature, the user prompt 'Brightcove Embedded Data is required!' is now assigned a label: videoBrightcoveEmbeddedDataRequired for the user message to be customised to a prescribed language and / or message.
  • Fixed a bug in the graphplotting Question type where some keyboard interactions with the graph using the Space or Enter keys resulted in an error.
Polish
Questions API v2.168.21
  • Improvement: updated the color contrast of the voice level for the audio recorder Question type and made the hit area bigger for the text version audio player.
  • Improvement: removed the comment DOM node from longtextV2 when users paste the content from Windows OS web browsers into the Learnosity editor.
  • Improvement: better XSS prevention.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.114.18, Questions API v2.168.20
  • Fixed a bug where a Cannot read properties of undefined error would be thrown when a Question's attempt status changed.
  • Fixed a bug where students could avoid a hard submit by clicking the review button.
  • Added a message explaining that the video Question type is not supported in the Safari browser versions for Mac and iPadOS.
  • Fixed a bug where rulers (6 and 12 inches) didn't render units in the same size.
  • Mathcore v1.76.3
    • Fixed a bug where treatLettersAsVariables in subscripts is not handled correctly causing a scoring error.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.114.17, Questions API v2.168.19, Reports API v1.21.9, Annotations API v0.15.4
  • Fixed a bug where the administration panel showed an unnecessary message, saying “Incorrect password. Please try again” before submitting the password.
  • Fixed a bug, correcting some broken styles that were appearing with modal windows.
  • Fixed a bug in the all the Charts question types where the color of the text wasn't updated properly when the user set a different colour scheme from the accessibility options in Assess API.
  • Fixed a bug, improving XSS protection.
  • Fixed a bug when rendering the lastscore-by-item-by-user report, where scores were being rounded up in tooltips triggered by hovering over the dots in the table.
  • Fixed a bug, an issue that made it difficult to apply highlights on iOS touch devices (iPhones).
  • Fixed a bug where the initialization request missed the input "group_id" validation.
Polish
Author API v1.78.10, Question Editor API v3.88.4, Reports API v1.21.9
  • Improvements to internal tracking mechanism.
  • Improvement: updated ARIA-labels of the cursor movement arrows inside the math keypad.
  • Improvement: removed Google Analytics internal tracking mechanism.
  • Improvement: removed internal tracking mechanism.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.114.16, Questions API v2.168.18, Author API v1.78.9, Annotations API v0.15.3
  • Fixed a bug where the pause dialog window was not showing, when the timer was configured in a section.
  • Fixed a bug, an issue that would intermittently occur when exiting full screen mode.
  • Fixed a bug in the graphplotting Question type where using the "Ignore repeated shapes" option with "Compare by slope" would incorrectly preserve the points of a duplicated shape during scoring. Repeated shapes and their associated points are correctly handled now while also preserving any user created points.
  • Fixed a bug where screen readers would read the audio player play button as a list element.
  • Fixed a bug where changing the widget type of an existing widget did not correctly update the Item definition, leading to rendering errors in the Assessment APIs.
  • Fixed a bug where the Annotations API text highlight tool was hidden behind the iPad's native tooltip.
Polish
Assess API v2.114.16, Questions API v2.168.18
  • Improvement: fixed behavior of links so that they aren't all treated as _blank, and that they instead use the target attribute as it is defined in the DOM.
  • Improvement: fixed accessibility issues on the math keypad information dialog.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.114.15
  • Fixed a bug where intro items that autoplay audio, failed to load on iOS devices.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.114.14, Questions API v2.168.17
  • Fixed a bug, a missing ARIA label in the last Item of an assessment, when the right region was overridden by the 'next' button.
  • Fixed a bug where the math content in the distractor rationale feature was not being rendered correctly.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.114.13, Questions API v2.168.16
  • Fixed a bug where the custom outro Item (which appears at the end of an assessment) displayed a Skip to navigation link.
  • Fixed a bug where the screen reader navigation in full screen mode would focus on unwanted elements.
  • Fixed a bug, involving issues with the tabbing order of elements within the modal window of the Math essay keypad.
  • Fixed a bug where the plain text Question type overlapped other buttons on the screen.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the fillshape Question's shape to fail to move intermittently when it was being loaded in resume mode, with error reporting libraries that could hijack the sequence of the script.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.88.3
  • Improvement: internal tooling update to improve the compatibility of the app.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.168.15
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.114.12, Questions API v2.168.14, Annotations API v0.15.2
  • Fixed a bug where increasing the zoom whilst in the full screen mode of an assessment caused long Items to be unreadable.
  • Fixed a bug where the Choice matrix table with configured stem numeration is not in full-width in Chrome ver.93.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the audio recorder Question from setting a correct score when the validation.min_score_if_attempted value was set.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the unload event of the iOS web view to be ignored in Questions API.
  • Fixed a bug, where enabling the shuffle option caused the distractor-rationale-per-response feature to stop working correctly.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the imageclozeassociationV2 Question type to fail to trigger the validated event, intermittently.
  • Fixed a bug in the classification Question type where the public method mapValidationMetadata ('distractor_rationale_response_level') returned an incorrect result if the scoring type was partial match up.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the user to be able to focus into the editable area of the notepad component after the notepad was collapsed.
Polish
Questions API v2.168.14
  • Improvement: made the :focus-visible states of drag drop response areas consistent with other colors and across browsers, by overriding the default browser outlines. Updates outlines of focused draggable Items and response areas to be thicker, so they're more obvious.
  • Improvement: corrected the contrast ratio on the calculator's top bar and the close button.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.168.13, Author API v1.78.8, Reports API v1.21.8
  • Fixed a bug with text alignment in the order list Question type, which caused problems when using the list style, or dragging and dropping centre-aligned content.
  • Fixed a bug where attempting an audio recorder Question did not correctly set a score when a validation.min_score_if_attempted value was set.
  • Fixed a bug that caused an unnecessary scrollbar to appear, when math content was included in the stimulus.
  • Fixed a bug, where searching for an Item title did not return the expected results.
  • Fixed a bug in the lastscore-by-item-by-user report, where it would show an incorrect marking status when moving the mouse cursor over the Item.
Polish
Questions API v2.168.13, Reports API v1.21.8
  • Improvement: updated the stability of the imageupload Question type, by solving a minor reported error.
  • Improvement: updated CSS styles in reports, to allow for easier user customization.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.106.5, Assess API v2.114.11, Annotations API v0.15.1
  • Fixed a bug that caused dynamic content in shared passages to render incorrectly, when dynamic_items and try_again were used together.
  • Fixed a bug where the right-hand region of the user interface was being cut off. This affected full screen mode, in the Safari browser.
  • Fixed a bug where pressing the tab key caused it to focus onto a hidden button, then the screen-reader would read its content. That was not supposed to happen.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.168.11
  • Fixed a bug that caused math content to render incorrectly inside the suggested answer list.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.106.4, Assess API v2.114.10, Reports API v1.21.7
  • Fixed a bug in Testlet Adaptive (branching) where an Activity with an Item object could lead to an error loading Items.
  • Fixed a bug where the audio in shared passages would not stop when the Activity was paused.
  • Fixed a bug where reinitialising a live report would reset, but did not reinitialise the Events API app instance.
Polish
Questions API v2.168.10, Reports API v1.21.7
  • Improvement: sanitised certain response answers in the imageUpload, formulaV2 and chemistry Questions, to prevent against potential XSS attack.
  • Improvement: internal changes to support future functionality.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.114.9, Questions API v2.168.9, Data API v1.46.6
  • Fixed a bug where the scroll_to_top initialization option did not work, when the offset value from scroll_to_test was set.
  • Fixed a bug where a custom dialog was not displaying properly, when called after a test:submit:success event was triggered.
  • Fixed a bug where alternate answers were not being saved in the ‘Label Image with Text' Question type, and other Questions based on imagecloze.
  • Fixed a bug that caused itembank/offlinepackage to fail silently if an Item encoded as a string was passed into the payload.
Polish
Questions API v2.168.9, Data API v1.46.6
Bugfixes
Author API v1.78.7
  • Fixed a bug where a console error was being thrown when saving custom Question types.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.114.8, Questions API v2.168.8, Author API v1.78.6, Data API v1.46.5
  • Fixed a bug where the Features of the Item (for example the ruler, protractor or calculator) were showing up on the review screen, which was not the intended behaviour.
  • Fixed a bug in the fileUpload, imageUpload and audioPlayer Question types. Certain inputs are now be sanitised to improve security, preventing scripting elements from being embedded.
  • Fixed a bug that caused Items API to throw an error: "20003: dynamic_items.data_table_seed must be a non-empty string or number" if an empty session_id was provided in local practice mode.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Math Question Generator configuration from showing new keyboard type dropdowns inside Question Editor API.
  • Fixed a bug where Data API's GET /sessions/templates endpoint was calling Items API using the requested Learnosity version for non LTS versions.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.168.7
  • Fixed a bug that threw an IDBDatabase.transaction exception when indexedDB was blocked by external browser extensions.
  • Fixed a bug, where the cursor would go to the wrong table cell in the longtextV2 Question type after users deleted table content.
Polish
Questions API v2.168.7, Author API v1.78.5, Data API v1.46.4
  • Improvement: improved the stability of the audio Question type.
  • Improvement: changes to back-end systems for upcoming performance enhancement.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.114.7, Questions API v2.168.6, Author API v1.78.4
  • Fixed a bug, an edge case that threw an exception when users tried to open and close multiple panels quickly, while changing the dimensions of the app.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the fillshape Question type to fail to process the event when the user tried to drag, then click to move.
  • Fixed a bug that threw an exception when users copied or pasted text in the longtextV2 Question type, in the Firefox browser.
  • Fixed a bug where the ARIA-pressed state didn't change when users clicked the toolbar buttons. This improves compliance with the WAI-ARIA standard, in this case concerning the state of buttons which can be toggled on and off.
  • Fixed a bug in the case where Question content was too wide for the container it is in, it would overlap and break the layout.
  • Fixed a bug, restoring the missing zero in the keyboard shortcut hints.
  • Fixed a bug that caused math content in the distractor rationale to not render, even when is_math was set to true.
  • Fixed a bug where the decimal score of Math Question Generator was not reflected correctly in the Question JSON.
Polish
Questions API v2.168.6, Data API v1.46.3
  • Improvement: corrected the contrast ratio on formula keypads so that they're accessible.
  • Improvement: added the missing ARIA-pressed state attribute to graphplotting toolbar buttons. This improves compliance with the WAI-ARIA standard, in this case concerning the state of buttons which can be toggled on and off.
  • Improvement: back-end updates required for Item search performance upgrade.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.168.5
  • Fixed a bug, preventing an exception from being thrown when pressing the backspace key without a proper text selection in the longtextV2 Question type under some rare conditions.
  • Fixed a bug, preventing an exception from being thrown in some rare cases when users tried to interact with drag items of the clozeassociation Question type too quickly.
  • Fixed a bug, where the hide gridlines setting had no effect on the simplechart Question type.
Polish
Assess API v2.114.6, Data API v1.46.2
  • Improvement: added accessible messaging to the loading spinner, so that accessible users are also informed when an Activity is loading.
  • Improvement: internal changes for reliability and database upgrade compatibility.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.114.5, Questions API v2.168.4, Question Editor API v3.88.2, Reports API v1.21.6
  • Fixed a bug that made skip-to-navigation visible when there were no navigation buttons available.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the width of clozeassociation Questions to be rendered incorrectly inside inactive Items.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the assessment player menu from collapsing, when users opened the review screen by clicking on the review button on the last Item of the assessment.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the width of clozeassociation Question type Questions to be rendered incorrectly inside inactive Items.
  • Fixed a bug that threw an exception when calling the public method mapValidationMetadata of the classification Question type with the distractor_rationale_response_level argument without setting metadata.distractor_rationale_response_level data.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the check answer button from working correctly in the simplechart Question type.
  • Fixed a bug, an XSS issue where JavaScript code was executing inside HTML attributes. As part of this, we have tightened the removal of attributes considered unsafe, that contain the string javascript:.
  • Mathcore v1.76.1
  • Fixed a bug that affected users of Backbone.js, where the version of Backbone could be overridden when Reports API was loaded on the same page.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.114.4, Questions API v2.168.3, Author API v1.78.3, Reports API v1.21.5
  • Fixed a bug, where the tooltip text on the fullscreen button was inaccurate.
  • Fixed a bug that was causing the Flag item button tooltip label to malfunction, where it would not change status from flag item to unflag item when clicking it.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented skip-to-navigation from working for finish and submit buttons.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented audio from playing, when using the audioPlayer public method.
  • Fixed a bug, where the placeholder text was not displayed in the text input field of the plaintext Question type.
  • Fixed a bug that threw an exception if users pasted an image into the longtextV2 Question type's editor that had no image formatting option set.
  • Fixed a bug with the way ARIA labels for images in responses for the clozeassociation Question type are generated, so that screen readers read out the alt text instead of the HTML img tag.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the check answer button from working correctly in the simplechart Question type.
  • Fixed a bug where the Item settings modal window was overflowing into the host page.
  • Fixed a bug, a performance issue that could sometimes cause the lastscore-by-activity report to return 500 errors.
Polish
Items API v1.106.3, Questions API v2.168.3, Author API v1.78.3, Reports API v1.21.5
  • Improvement: updated the tracking analytics process to log and process backend errors better.
  • Improvement: updated accessibility UX in the classification Question type.
  • Improvement: updated accessibility UX in the association Question type.
  • Improvement: updated the tracking analytics process to log and process back-end errors better.
  • Improvement: changed ARIA labels for audio player buttons to minimise screen reader's button announcement when playing audio.
  • Improvement: updated dependency libraries to improve the compatibility of Author API.
  • Improvement: In the response-analysis-by-item report, the default student row order now follows the order of the provided `users` array.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.106.2, Assess API v2.114.3, Questions API v2.168.2, Author API v1.78.2, Reports API v1.21.4
  • Fixed a bug that caused Items API to resume in the wrong Item position when Items as an array of objects were used inside sections.
  • Fixed a bug where dialog elements had a duplicate ID attribute.
  • Fixed a bug where the 'info' button did not display an explanation in the rating Question type.
  • Fixed a bug, handling pasting and dragging and dropping of external images and MathJax in longtextV2, chemistryessayV2, and formulaessayV2 Question types, so that invalid data doesn't get persisted in responses.
  • Fixed a bug, correcting the display for the horizontal Math keypad so that it retains its full width.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the resetValidationUI() public method from clearing correct answers for the numberlineplot Question type.
  • Fixed a bug, changing the name of the file type 'Altera Quartus' to 'Quartus' for Questions that support file upload. This is because the name for the Quartus file extensions has changed.
  • Fixed a bug where both the Item settings acknowledgments field and the editing feature for Academic Benchmarks / AB Connect were not disabled when read-only mode was enabled.
  • Fixed a bug where pasting content into a CKEditor field was not recognised as a change.
  • Fixed a bug where the correct answers visibility was wrong, due to the showCorrectAnswers flag not being used when items_api_init_options was also supplied.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.106.1, Assess API v2.114.2, Questions API v2.168.1, Reports API v1.21.3
  • Fixed a bug, where session IDs with more than 36 characters were allowed to pass into the system. Because the length limit is 36, this caused various problems. Now, session IDs which are too long will not be accepted.
  • Fixed a bug where a styling change was not dismissed when the user pressed the Escape key in the accessibility dialog, when another style was chosen.
  • Fixed a bug where the annotation icons were misaligned in the expanded side panel.
  • Fixed a bug, restoring a missing outline for when a tab is focused in the assessment player.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented LaTeX content from rendering in review mode.
  • Fixed a bug in the sort list Question type, that created non-unique IDs when there were multiple instances of the Question in the same page.
  • Fixed a bug where Reports API would always load the latest version of Items and Questions API, instead of the requested LTS version.
Polish
Assess API v2.114.2, Author API v1.78.1, Data API v1.46.1, Reports API v1.21.3
  • Improvement: internal tooling update to improve the compatibility of the app (Assess API).
  • Improvement: updated the version of the API used for the standard integration with Academic Benchmarks / AB Connect.
  • Improvement: internal changes to support future functionality.
  • Improvement: internal changes and dependency updates to support future functionality.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.88.1
  • Improvement: internal tooling update to improve the compatibility of the app (Question Editor API).
Bugfixes
Reports API v1.21.1
  • Fixed an issue where icons were not loading for various types of reports.
Features
Questions API v2.168.0, Author API v1.78.0, Reports API v1.21.0
  • Added the capability to turn off spokenmath. New init option disable_spokenmath_user_inputs disables spokenmath in the user inputs for math Question types. New init option disable_spokenmath_distractors disables the spokenmath for math rendered in areas like MCQ distractors. This is recommended to be set to true for implementations in languages other than English.
  • Added a new flag enable_formula_keyboard_lazy_render which allows the formula keyboard to be rendered when the user focuses on the input field rather than all at once during initialization. This will be a performance improvement when there are many formula keyboards to be rendered on the page. This applies to all math and chemistry questions.
  • Improvement: replaced hardcoded labels with dynamic ones in elements that need them. This also makes internationalization of these labels possible.
  • Added a warning message when the adaptive object is removed or misspelled in the Activity source for adaptive assessments.
  • Added the ability to make Items read only in Item edit mode. This feature can be controlled at two levels, the first being at the entire Item bank level and the second being based on Tags.
  • response-analysis-by-item: Added support for the question_source parameter that selects between displaying Items as originally presented or as currently scored, which may differ if rescored through the UPDATE session/items endpoint in Data API.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.168.0, Author API v1.78.0, Data API v1.46.0, Reports API v1.21.0
  • Removed a legacy Flash configuration crossdomain file which is no longer used.
  • Fixed a bug where if lazy render was configured for formula keyboards, the formula keyboard would not display on first focus.
  • Fixed a bug in the Activity list, where there were duplicate DOM element IDs causing a warning message to be thrown in the browser console window.
  • Improvement: deprecated and introduced some Author API methods related to the safeToUnload() method to improve developer experience.
  • Fixed a bug where the native browser spellcheck wasn't working correctly in the rich text area fields in Author API.
  • Fixed a bug where the heading content of the passage Feature wasn't used when searching by content on the Item list view.
  • GET itembank/items, GET itembank/questions and GET itembank/features: Fixed a bug where providing an empty reference list to the endpoints threw an error.
  • Fixed a bug where response-analysis-by-item did not display the student's response for some Question types.
Polish
Items API v1.106.0, Assess API v2.114.1, Question Editor API v3.88.0, Data API v1.46.0, Reports API v1.21.0, Annotations API v0.15.0
  • Improvement: internal tooling update to improve the compatibility of the app (Items API).
  • Improvement: better state management in self-hosted adaptive tests.
  • Fixed a bug where the assess player would not load when using invalid elements and buttons in the regions settings.
  • Improvement: replaced hardcoded label with a dynamic one in an element that needs it. This also makes internationalization of this label possible.
  • Added various updates to support PHP 7.4 compatibility.
  • Improvement: internal changes to support future functionality.
  • Improvement: internal tooling update to improve the compatibility of the app.
Features
Author API v1.77.0
  • Added the ability to rearrange widgets in the Item editor via the keyboard.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.105.1, Assess API v2.114.0, Questions API v2.167.0, Author API v1.77.0, Question Editor API v3.87.2
  • Fixed a bug, adding support for re-presenting previously unanswered Items in self-hosted adaptive tests. This allows the self-hosted engine to resume a session when some responses are missing. Prior to this change, the session would remain in an unresumable broken state.
  • Fixed a bug which caused the current Item in the table of contents to become invisible when there was more than 30 Items.
  • Fixed a bug where setting 'Image Alignment' on an image was misaligning the next passage.
  • Fixed a bug where the chemistryessayV2 Question type formulas were rendering in italics, which was not supposed to happen.
  • Fixed a bug where passage feature contents weren't correctly displayed the Item list preview section.
  • Fixed a bug where browser spelling corrections were not saved in CKEditor (rich text editor).
  • Fixed a bug, a security issue where JavaScript in iframe and "embed src" attributes was being executed, which should not be the case.
Polish
Questions API v2.167.0, Data API v1.45.2, Annotations API v0.14.0
  • Improvement: Updated icons for Questions API.
  • Improvement: Internal updates to support future functionality.
  • Improvement: updated accessibility in cloze (fill in the blanks) functionality with the drag & drop Question type.
  • Improvement: internal changes to support future functionality.
  • Improvement: updated icons for Annotations API.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.113.1, Questions API v2.166.0, Author API v1.76.0, Question Editor API v3.87.1
  • Fixed a bug where the focus would go directly to the first feature in an Item where a feature was the first widget in an Item, or the only widget in an Item, instead of focusing on the start of an Item as it should.
  • Fixed a bug that was preventing the custom matrix keyboard from showing the 'add matrix row' and 'add matrix column' keys inside the keypad.
  • Fixed a bug where checkbox labels were rendering incorrect strings.
  • Fixed a bug where '+-' (plus and minus) labels were being displayed in the Activity edit Question flyout button instead of only '+' (plus).
  • Fixed a bug where the "Delete point" button for the Charts Question types was not visible when enabled in the "More options" section.
Polish
Items API v1.105.0, Assess API v2.113.1, Questions API v2.166.0, Author API v1.76.0, Annotations API v0.13.0
  • Improvement: internal vendor upgrade to improve the stability of the API.
  • Improvement: prevented the skip-to-navigation link from showing up in the resources screen.
  • Improvement: updated accessibility support for the audio recorder Question type.
  • Improvement: accessibility updates for the following Question type: orderlist. Added instructions on how to use the Question.
  • Improvement: allowed Questions API init options for Author API to flow into its embedded Question Editor API instances, reducing overall init options complexity and redundancy for client developers.
  • Improvement: added a type check to the organisation_id init option. Prior to this, if a client developer mistakenly chose a string instead of an integer it lead to inconsistent behaviour.
  • Improvement: internal update to improve API stability.
Features
Author API v1.75.0
  • Added support for i18n (internationalization) labels that were previously hard-coded.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.113.0, Questions API v2.165.0, Author API v1.75.0, Question Editor API v3.87.0, Data API v1.45.1
  • Fixed a bug that was triggered by multiple rapid save() calls being made in succession, that resulted in auto_save not working for the remainder of an assessment.
  • Fixed a bug that caused an error in Assess API, which said 'Cannot read property getAttemptedStatus of undefined'.
  • Fixed a bug, where calling the goto() method with the same argument multiple times would cause an error.
  • Fixed a bug where white space in the Question JSON was clearing the correct answer section and causing Question validation in the preview to break.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the Math Question Generator Question type from completing step two and allowing the user to go to step three.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the Math Question Generator Question type from respecting the score value option.
  • Fixed a bug where an invalid workflow reference provided in the initialization options didn't throw an appropriate warning and stop further loading of Author API.
  • Fixed a bug where navigating to an Item in an Activity via the navigate public method did not work in certain cases.
  • Fixed a bug where tokenisation did not work for block elements other than paragraphs. For example, numbered or bulleted lists for the token highlight Question type.
  • Fixed a bug, a security issue where JavaScript in iframe src attributes was being executed, which should not be the case.
  • SET itembank/items and GET itembank/items: Fixed a bug where leading and trailing whitespaces were not ignored in Item reference(s) and authoring_workflow parameters.
Polish
Items API v1.104.0, Assess API v2.113.0, Questions API v2.165.0, Author API v1.75.0, Question Editor API v3.87.0
  • Improvement: Internal changes for the stability of the API.
  • Improvement: updated accessibility for the accessibility menu screen in the assessment player.
  • Improvement: internal polish to improve the stability of the codebase.
  • Improvement: accessibility updates for the following Question types: association, classification, clozeassociation, orderlist, and sortlist.
  • Improvement: Upgraded vendor library Babel to v7.
  • Improvement: removed the capability to create a link in a Question's stimulus that opens in a new popup window. This will help reduce cross-site scripting risk.
Features
Questions API v2.164.0, Question Editor API v3.86.0, Data API v1.45.0
  • Added a new public method to detect whether a Question is in the enabled or disabled state. This will allow developers to apply additional styling based on these conditions and allow authors to build conditional actions in the Item using the action builder.
  • Added the ability to include an ARIA-label to the response zone for the shorttext Question type.
  • Added the ability to include an ARIA-label to the response zone for the Short text Question type.
  • UPDATE sessions/item: Added rescoring support for given Items that contain dynamic content and simple Features.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.112.0, Questions API v2.164.0, Question Editor API v3.86.0, Data API v1.45.0
  • Fixed a bug that threw an exception when the user navigated away from the page, either by refreshing the browser or by clicking the browser's back/next history button before Questions API or Annotations API was ready.
  • Fixed a bug when an Item is made visible, where the user focus would be taken to the first interactive element, rather than the Question header.
  • Fixed a bug that caused an error in Questions API, which said Cannot read property resumePlayback of undefined.
  • Fixed a bug with the audio player that would cause an error when no audio source had been set.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Screenreader users from interacting with Learnosity audio or video features when used in the distractors of multiple choice Question types.
  • Fixed a bug where screen readers were incorrectly announcing custom keypads available in the Math keypad dropdown menu.
  • Fixed a bug where screen readers were not announcing MathML that had been added to multiple choice distractors.
  • Fixed a bug where the space bar would pause but not resume the video player when hide controls was configured. For accessibility purposes, the space bar should pause and resume even if player controls are hidden.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the suggested answer to be invisible to screen reader users in the orderlist Question type.
  • Fixed a bug that blocked space playing or pausing an audio simple feature when using the keyboard inside a possible response for any association Question type.
  • Fixed a bug with the alignment of response boxes for the drag and drop Question type when used within a table.
  • Fixed a bug where math elements rendered by MathQuill broke on indentation in CKEditor.
  • Fixed a bug where tokenization did not handle inline elements and blanks correctly in the token highlight Question type.
  • GET itembank/items: Fixed a bug where a request could be terminated due to an execution time of more than 30 seconds when filtering by references.
  • Fixed a bug where the dt_completed time was not being updated on sessions when their status was updated using the update session statuses job.
Polish
Items API v1.103.0, Assess API v2.112.0, Questions API v2.164.0, Data API v1.45.0
  • Improvement: overall upgrade to improve stability and performance.
  • Improvement: updated the accessibility of dialog windows in Assess API. Now, the save and pause dialog windows will behave consistently.
  • Improvement: updated accessibility for the progress bar in assessment view. Now, the progress bar can be reached by screen readers, and will announce information about the status of progress.
  • Improvement: accessibility update of the tokenhighlight Question type.
  • Improvement: various accessibility updates to the sortlist Question type.
  • Improvement: improved performance and reliability of saving Items by preventing unnecessary updates.
Polish
Data API v1.44.0
  • Internal changes to support future functionality.

2020.3.LTS

This provides a stable, supported codebase, receiving stability & performance code fixes for its full lifecycle.

Read more about 2020.3.LTS here.

  • Released: 4th November 2020
  • End of Life: 16th November 2022

Bugfixes
Author API v1.74.10, Reports API v1.20.9
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.163.22, Reports API v1.20.8, Annotations API v0.12.6
  • Fixed a bug, improving XSS protection.
  • Fixed a bug when rendering the lastscore-by-item-by-user report, where scores were being rounded up in tooltips triggered by hovering over the dots in the table.
  • Fixed a bug where the initialization request missed the input "group_id" validation.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.111.18, Questions API v2.163.21
  • Fixed a bug, a missing ARIA label in the last Item of an assessment, when the right region was overridden by the 'next' button.
  • Fixed a bug where the math content in the distractor rationale feature was not being rendered correctly.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.111.17, Questions API v2.163.20
  • Fixed a bug where the custom outro Item (which appears at the end of an assessment) displayed a Skip to navigation link.
  • Fixed a bug where the screen reader navigation in full screen would focus on unwanted elements.
  • Fixed a bug where the plain text Question type overlapped other buttons on the screen.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the fillshape Question's shape to fail to move intermittently when it was being loaded in resume mode, with error reporting libraries that could hijack the sequence of the script.
  • Fixed issues on the tabbing order of elements within the modal window of the Math essay keypad.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.163.19
Polish
Question Editor API v3.85.4
  • Improvement: dependency updates for security and compatibility.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.111.16, Questions API v2.163.18, Annotations API v0.12.5
  • Fixed a bug where increasing the zoom whilst in the full screen mode of an assessment caused long Items to be unreadable.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the unload event of the iOS web view to be ignored in Questions API.
  • Fixed a bug, where enabling the shuffle option caused the distractor-rationale-per-response feature to stop working correctly.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the imageclozeassociationV2 Question type to fail to trigger the validated event, intermittently.
  • Fixed a bug in the classification Question type where the public method mapValidationMetadata ('distractor_rationale_response_level') returned an incorrect result if the scoring type was partial match up.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the user to be able to focus into the editable area of the notepad component after the notepad was collapsed.
Polish
Questions API v2.163.18
  • Improvement: corrected the contrast ratio on the calculator's top bar and the close button.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.111.15, Questions API v2.163.17, Author API v1.74.9, Reports API v1.20.7
  • Fixed a bug where the 'skip to navigation' link wouldn't appear in horizontal or horizontal-fixed layouts.
  • Fixed a bug, where the disabled buttons in the review screen were not correctly showing their disabled status. This was potentially confusing for some users.
  • Fixed a bug with text alignment in the order list Question type, which caused problems when using the list style, or dragging and dropping centre-aligned content.
  • Fixed a bug where attempting an audio recorder Question did not correctly set a score when a validation.min_score_if_attempted value was set.
  • Fixed a bug that caused an unnecessary scrollbar to appear, when math content was included in the stimulus.
  • Fixed a bug, where searching for an Item title did not return the expected results.
  • Fixed a bug in the lastscore-by-item-by-user report, where it would show an incorrect marking status when moving the mouse cursor over the Item.
Polish
Questions API v2.163.17, Reports API v1.20.7
  • Improvement: updated the stability of the image upload Question type, by solving a minor reported error.
  • Improvement: updated CSS styles in reports, to allow for easier user customization.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.102.9, Assess API v2.111.14, Questions API v2.163.16, Annotations API v0.12.4
  • Fixed a bug that caused dynamic content in shared passages to render incorrectly, when dynamic_items and try_again were used together.
  • Fixed a bug where the right-hand region of the user interface was being cut off. This affected full screen mode, in the Safari browser.
  • Improvement: sanitized certain response answers in the image upload Question type, to prevent against potential XSS attack.
  • Fixed a bug where pressing the tab key caused it to focus onto a hidden button, then the screen-reader would read its content. That was not supposed to happen.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.163.15
  • Fixed a bug that caused math content to render incorrectly inside the suggested answer list.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.102.8, Assess API v2.111.13, Reports API v1.20.6
  • Fixed a bug in Testlet Adaptive (branching) where an Activity with an Item object could lead to an error loading Items.
  • Fixed a bug where the audio in shared passages would not stop when the Activity was paused.
  • Fixed a bug where reinitialising a live report would reset, but did not reinitialise the Events API app instance.
Polish
Questions API v2.163.14, Reports API v1.20.6
  • Improvement: sanitised certain response answers in the imageUpload, formulaV2 and chemistry Questions, to prevent against potential XSS attack.
  • Improvement: internal changes to support future functionality.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.111.12, Questions API v2.163.12
  • Fixed a bug where the scroll_to_top initialization option did not work, when the offset value from scroll_to_test was set.
  • Fixed a bug where a custom dialog was not displaying properly, when called after a test:submit:success event was triggered.
  • Fixed a bug where the choice matrix table with configured stem numeration was not shown as full-width in the Google Chrome web browser, version .93.
Polish
Questions API v2.163.12
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.111.11, Author API v1.74.8, Data API v1.43.9
  • Fixed a bug where the Features of the Item (for example the ruler, protractor or calculator) were showing up on the review screen, which was not the intended behaviour.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Math Question Generator configuration from showing new keyboard type dropdowns inside Question Editor API.
  • Fixed a bug where Data API's GET /sessions/templates endpoint was calling Items API using the requested Learnosity version for non LTS versions.
Polish
Author API v1.74.8
  • Improvement: changes to back-end systems for upcoming performance enhancement.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.163.11
  • Fixed a bug that threw an IDBDatabase.transaction exception when indexedDB was blocked by external browser extensions.
  • Fixed a bug, where the cursor would go to the wrong table cell in the longtextV2 Question type after users deleted table content.
Polish
Questions API v2.163.11
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.111.10, Questions API v2.163.10
  • Fixed a bug, an edge case that threw an exception when users tried to open and close multiple panels quickly, while changing the dimensions of the app.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the fillshape Question type to fail to process the event when the user tried to drag, then click to move.
  • Fixed a bug that threw an exception when users copied or pasted text in the longtextV2 Question type, in the Firefox browser.
  • Fixed a bug in the case where Question content was too wide for the container it is in, it would overlap and break the layout.
Polish
Author API v1.74.7, Data API v1.43.8
  • Fixed a bug where the decimal score of Math Question Generator was not reflected correctly in the Question JSON.
  • Improvement: back-end updates required for Item search performance upgrade.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.163.9
  • Fixed a bug, preventing an exception from being thrown when pressing the backspace key without a proper text selection in the longtextV2 Question type under some rare conditions.
  • Fixed a bug, preventing an exception from being thrown in some rare cases when users tried to interact with drag items of the clozeassociation Question type too quickly.
  • Fixed a bug, where the hide gridlines setting had no effect on the simplechart Question type.
Polish
Data API v1.43.7
  • Improvement: internal changes for reliability and database upgrade compatibility.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.111.9, Questions API v2.163.8, Reports API v1.20.5
  • Fixed a bug that made skip-to-navigation visible when there were no navigation buttons available.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the width of clozeassociation Questions to be rendered incorrectly inside inactive Items.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the assessment player menu from collapsing, when users opened the review screen by clicking on the review button on the last Item of the assessment.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the width of clozeassociation Question type Questions to be rendered incorrectly inside inactive Items.
  • Fixed a bug that threw an exception when calling the public method mapValidationMetadata of the classification Question type with the distractor_rationale_response_level argument without setting metadata.distractor_rationale_response_level data.
  • Fixed a bug that affected users of Backbone.js, where the version of Backbone could be overridden when Reports API was loaded on the same page.
Polish
Questions API v2.163.8
  • Improvement: updated the tracking analytics process to log and process backend errors better.
  • Improvement: changed ARIA labels for audio player buttons to minimise screen reader's button announcement when playing audio.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.111.8, Questions API v2.163.7, Question Editor API v3.85.3, Reports API v1.20.4
  • Fixed a bug, where the tooltip text on the fullscreen button was inaccurate.
  • Fixed a bug that was causing the Flag item button tooltip label to malfunction, where it would not change status from flag item to unflag item when clicking it.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented skip-to-navigation from working for finish and submit buttons.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented audio from playing, when using the audioPlayer public method.
  • Fixed a bug, where the placeholder text was not displayed in the text input field of the plaintext Question type.
  • Fixed a bug that threw an exception if users pasted an image into the longtextV2 Question type's editor that had no image formatting option set.
  • Fixed a bug with the way ARIA labels for images in responses for the cloze association Question type are generated, so that screen readers read out the alt text instead of the HTML img tag.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the check answer button from working correctly in the simplechart Question type.
  • Fixed a bug, an XSS issue where JavaScript code was executing inside HTML attributes. As part of this, we have tightened the removal of attributes considered unsafe, that contain the string javascript:.
  • Fixed a bug where the correct answers visibility was wrong, due to the showCorrectAnswers flag not being used when items_api_init_options was also supplied.
  • Fixed a bug, a performance issue that could sometimes cause the lastscore-by-activity report to return 500 errors.
Polish
Items API v1.102.7, Questions API v2.163.7, Author API v1.74.6, Reports API v1.20.4
  • Improvement: updated the tracking analytics process to log and process backend errors better.
  • Improvement: changed ARIA labels for audio player buttons to minimise screen reader's button announcement when playing audio.
  • Improvement: updated dependency libraries to improve the compatibility of Author API.
  • Improvement: In the response-analysis-by-item report, the default student row order now follows the order of the provided `users` array.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.102.6, Assess API v2.111.7, Questions API v2.163.6
  • Fixed a bug that caused Items API to resume in the wrong Item position when Items as an array of objects were used inside sections.
  • Fixed a bug where dialog elements had a duplicate ID attribute.
  • Fixed a bug, handling pasting and dragging and dropping of external images and MathJax in longtextV2, chemistryessayV2, and formulaessayV2 Question types, so that invalid data doesn't get persisted in responses.
  • Fixed a bug, correcting the display for the horizontal Math keypad so that it retains its full width.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the resetValidationUI() public method from clearing correct answers for the numberlineplot Question type.
  • Fixed a bug, changing the name of the file type 'Altera Quartus' to 'Quartus' for Questions that support file upload. This is because the name for the Quartus file extensions has changed.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.102.5, Assess API v2.111.6, Questions API v2.163.5, Author API v1.74.5, Data API v1.43.6, Reports API v1.20.3
  • Fixed a bug, where session IDs with more than 36 characters were allowed to pass into the system. Because the length limit is 36, this caused various problems. Now, session IDs which are too long will not be accepted.
  • Fixed a bug that broke the two-column Item layout when adding a resource to an Activity.
  • Fixed a bug where the incorrect icon was shown on the pause button after the reading time had elapsed.
  • Fixed a bug where a styling change was not dismissed when the user pressed the Escape key in the accessibility dialog, when another style was chosen.
  • Fixed a bug, restoring a missing outline for when a tab is focused in the assessment player.
  • Fixed a bug where an unsupported image file format could be chosen by the users when they inserted an image into the editor.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented LaTeX content from rendering in review mode.
  • Fixed a bug in the Activity list, where there were duplicate DOM element IDs causing a warning message to be thrown in the browser console window.
  • GET itembank/items, GET itembank/questions and GET itembank/features: Fixed a bug where providing an empty reference list to the endpoints threw an error.
  • Fixed a bug where Reports API would always load the latest version of Items and Questions API, instead of the requested LTS version.
Polish
Author API v1.74.5, Data API v1.43.5, Reports API v1.20.3
  • Improvement: updated the version of the API used for the standards integration with Academic Benchmarks / AB Connect.
  • Improvement: internal changes to support future functionality.
  • Improvement: internal changes and dependency updates to support future functionality.
Bugfixes
Author API v1.74.4
  • Improvement: internal tooling update to improve the compatibility of the app (Author API).
Polish
Questions API v2.163.4
  • Improvement: internal update to improve the stability of Questions API.
Bugfixes
Reports API v1.20.2
  • Fixed an issue where icons were not loading for various types of reports.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.163.3, Question Editor API v3.85.2, Reports API v1.20.1
  • Fixed a bug where chemistry Question types were not validating within tolerances correctly when using ± in the validation. For example, 22.3 would be scored correctly when the validation was set to 22.0 ± 0.5.
  • Fixed a bug where the chemistryessayV2 Question type formulas were rendering in italics. Formulas will now be correctly rendered without italics.
  • Fixed a bug that was preventing the custom matrices keyboard from showing the "add matrix row" and "add matrix column" keys inside the keypad.
  • Fixed a bug where browser spelling corrections were not saved in CKEditor.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the short text Question type to not reflect the character limit when setting correct responses for a Question in the Item editor.
  • Fixed a bug where response-analysis-by-item did not display the student's response for some Question types.
Polish
Items API v1.102.4, Assess API v2.111.5, Question Editor API v3.85.2, Reports API v1.20.1, Annotations API v0.12.3
  • Improvement: internal tooling update to improve the compatibility of the app (Items API).
  • Improvement: internal tooling update to improve the compatibility of the app.
  • Added various updates to support PHP 7.4 compatibility.
  • Improvement: internal changes to support future functionality.
Polish
Data API v1.43.4
  • Improvement: internal changes to support future functionality.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.111.4, Questions API v2.163.2, Question Editor API v3.85.1
  • Fixed a bug, where calling the goto() method with the same argument multiple times would cause an error.
  • Fixed a bug that caused an error in Assess API, which said 'Cannot read property getAttemptedStatus of undefined'.
  • Fixed a bug that was triggered by multiple rapid save() calls being made in succession, that resulted in auto_save not working for the remainder of an assessment.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the Math Question Generator Question type from completing step two and allowing the user to go to step three.
  • Fixed a bug, a security issue where JavaScript in "iframe src" attributes was being executed, which should not be the case.
Features
Data API v1.43.3
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.111.3, Questions API v2.163.1, Author API v1.74.3
  • Fixed a bug that threw an exception when the user navigated away from the page, either by refreshing the browser or by clicking the browser's back/next history button before Questions API or Annotations API was ready.
  • Fixed a bug with the alignment of response boxes for the drag and drop Question type when used within a table.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the Math Question Generator Question type from respecting the score value option.
  • Added support for legacy Items that do not contain a row element. Previously, such Items were rejected by Author API and rendered with limited functionality. With this change, such Items will be converted to fully functional Author API definition based Items.
Polish
Items API v1.102.3
  • Improvement: Internal changes for the stability of the API.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.111.2, Author API v1.74.2, Annotations API v0.12.2
  • Fixed a bug when an Item is made visible, where the user focus would be taken to the first interactive element, rather than the Question header.
  • Added support for legacy Items that do not contain a row element. Previously, such Items were rejected by Author API and rendered with limited functionality. With this change, such Items will be converted to fully functional Author API definition based Items.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the save method to fail intermittently.
Polish
Author API v1.74.2, Data API v1.43.2, Annotations API v0.12.2
  • Improvement: Improved performance and reliability of saving Items by preventing additional unnecessary updates.
  • Improvement: internal update to improve API stability.
Polish
Author API v1.74.1, Data API v1.43.1
  • Improvement: Improved performance and reliability of saving Items by preventing unnecessary updates.
Features
Questions API v2.163.0, Question Editor API v3.85.0, Data API v1.43.0, Reports API v1.20.0
  • Added a new init option called question_source, which supersedes render_with_captured_questions and also adds support for rendering with the scorable version of the Questions. render_with_captured_questions is now deprecated.
  • Added the ability to customize the ckEditor toolbar via the init options.
  • UPDATE sessions/item: new endpoint allowing Data API users to update the validation information of an Item for a number of completed sessions.
  • session-detail-by-item: Added support for questions_api_init_options.question_source, allowing clients to display questions rescored through the UPDATE session/items endpoint in Data API.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.102.2, Assess API v2.111.1, Questions API v2.163.0, Author API v1.74.0, Question Editor API v3.85.0, Annotations API v0.12.1
  • Fixed a bug, where the data-session-id was not being removed when the Items API was reset. Now, it will be removed as expected.
  • Fixed a bug that caused Annotations API loading to fail when the security object contained the expires attribute.
  • Fixed a bug, where table of contents would scroll unnecessarily when clicking on an entry.
  • Fixed a bug in audio recording, where re-recording didn't work in the Firefox browser.
  • Fixed a bug with the imageClozeAssociationV2 Question type. When pointers were enabled and too close together, the background DOM elements could overlap and block users from dragging responses into some dropzones.
  • Fixed a bug that caused an error in Questions API, which said 'Cannot read property resumePlayback of undefined'.
  • Fixed a bug where duplicate rows of Items were displayed in the Item list view.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the Activity edit screen to retain unsaved changes even after going to other pages.
  • Fixed a bug where multiple choice Question options were not shuffling when the edit/preview mode was toggled in the Item edit view.
  • Fixed a bug where unticking the "Show Correct Answers" button didn't reset the Question preview. This resolves some UI issues for certain Question types.
  • Fixed a bug that threw a cross-domain origin exception instead of a failed authentication exception.
  • Fixed a bug that caused any image selection within contenteditable to be ignored.
  • Fixed a bug, where the Notepad character limit indicator was selectable by the user. Now, it cannot be selected.
Polish
Assess API v2.111.1, Questions API v2.163.0, Author API v1.74.0
  • Improvement: updated the accessibility of dialog windows in Assess API.
  • Improvement: updated several accessibility features on the table of contents component, for screen reader users.
  • Improvement: removed support for base64 images from the longtextV2 and formulaessay Question types. This old data format was creating large units of data which could cause scoring submissions to fail.
  • Improvement: Improved the performance of the Item list view and the Activity list view when filtering by Tags or restricting the list of Items or Activities through the restricted.tags initialization option.
Features
Questions API v2.162.0, Author API v1.73.0, Data API v1.42.0
  • Added preparatory groundwork for upcoming features.
  • Added the ability to save an Activity in the Item picker view.
  • Added a new capability, enabling workflows in endpoints Get Items and Set Items.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.111.0, Questions API v2.162.0, Author API v1.73.0, Question Editor API v3.84.1, Data API v1.42.0
  • Fixed a bug that was causing autosave to stop audio recordings.
  • Fixed a bug in region elements where passing in invalid options may have thrown an error.
  • Fixed a bug where the text overlapped when resizing the browser in the simplechart Question type.
  • Fixed a bug with the text formatting on selected text for the order list in the longtextv2 Question type.
  • Fixed a bug with the video recorder Question type that wouldn't let you record a video in Mozilla Firefox.
  • Fixed a bug that allowed users to interact with disabled simpleshading and texthighlight Question types.
  • Fixed a bug where a consumer without a default Item bank would not allow new users to save Items.
  • Fixed a bug where a user was not notified correctly that a duplicated Activity could not be saved to the database because it contained missing Items.
  • Fixed a bug, an edge case where the render:activity public event was firing before the Activity Items (if any) were loaded. This fix solves a regression.
  • Fixed a bug where an error occurred if an Activity contained a non-existent Item, and the Item was defined by its reference only.
  • Fixed a bug where the setActivityItems method didn't always correctly update the current Items in the Activity.
  • Fixed a bug where the imageclozeassociationV2 Question type would break because the response_containers array incorrectly contained a null element.
  • Fixed a bug that stopped the assetRequest callback init option from resetting the image data when url: undefined was sent through the callback.
  • Fixed a bug that made the backgrounds button overflow on smaller screens, in the drawing Question type.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the image background selection dropdown to stay on the screen, when the browser focus was no longer on the dropdown element.
  • Fixed bug that caused image dimensions to fail to reset when we selected a new background image after users uploaded a custom background image.
  • Fixed a bug where the endpoint would return an HTTP status of 200 without processing the request when a consumer's request exceeded the allotted quota for the endpoint. Now it will correctly return a HTTP status of 429.
Polish
Assess API v2.111.0, Author API v1.73.0, Question Editor API v3.84.1, Data API v1.42.0, Annotations API v0.12.0
  • Improvement: updated accessibility for the timer.
  • Improvement: various fixes for accessibility, addressing problems with icon and button labelling and removing redundant ARIA attributes.
  • Improvement: removed hidden heading elements that were used for screen readers only. These have now been converted into ARIA regions.
  • Improvement: updated messages in the Activity duplication screen to reduce ambiguity.
  • Image highlight is now marked as deprecated in both simple and advanced modes of Question Editor API. From now on, users will not see the image highlight Question type in the widget select view, unless they search for 'deprecated'.
  • Improvement: GET itembank/items and GET itembank/activities: Improved performance when filtering by Tags.
  • Improvement: added a character limit indicator and adjusted the limit to 1000 from 10,000 characters for notepad. Added character limit validation for both the notepad and sticky notes.
Polish
Author API v1.72.1, Data API v1.41.1
Features
Assess API v2.110.0, Question Editor API v3.84.0
  • Added skip-to-navigation links at the end of each Item for accessibility.
  • Added the ability for authors to add default backgrounds when creating a drawing Question type.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.102.1, Questions API v2.161.0, Author API v1.72.0, Question Editor API v3.84.0, Data API v1.41.0
  • Fixed a bug that caused a session to fail to resume if it contained malformed data.
  • Fixed a bug where the drawing Question type could not set a drawing canvas width that was bigger than the image's original width.
  • Fixed a bug where the beforeValidate event was firing whenever students clicked the check answer button, even when the Question was not attempted.
  • Fixed a bug where formatting options didn't apply to text properly in the longtextv2 Question type.
  • Fixed a bug where the disable method did not disable the check answer button on some Question types.
  • Fixed a bug with modal window centering in right-to-left language mode for longtextV2, chemistryessayV2, and formulaessayV2 Question types.
  • Fixed a bug where the event activityedit:saveable:changed was not working properly in the shared passage list.
  • Fixed a bug where the safeToUnload public method was returning true when Item settings or the math question generator had unsaved changes.
  • Fixed a bug where the duplicateItem() public method didn't return false and still tried to duplicate the Item, when the reference or duplicateItemSettings.reference argument matched the reference of an existing Item in the Item bank (case-insensitive).
  • Fixed a bug where the duplicateActivity() public method didn't return false and still tried to duplicate the Activity, when the duplicateActivitySettings.reference argument matched the reference of an existing Activity in the Item bank (case-insensitive).
  • Fixed a bug where the duplicateActivity() public method didn't return false and still tried to duplicate the Activity when the duplicateActivitySettings.reference argument was not a valid string, i.e. it either was a forbidden string, had more than 150 characters, contained an invalid character or had the wrong data type.
  • Fixed a bug where the duplicateActivity() public method didn't return true and failed to duplicate the Activity when the duplicateActivitySettings.reference argument was an empty string.
  • Fixed a bug wheres the activityedit:saveable:changed event didn't return the saveable value false on Activity duplication.
  • Fixed a bug where an image's alternative text would not be properly escaped when using quote marks ". This led to alternative text not containing the full information relevant for accessibility.
  • Removed the formatting option "Formula Editor" and the formula keypad configuration from Essay with rich text as they are being deprecated in that Question type. The "Formula Editor" formatting option is available in Math essay with rich text.
  • GET itembank/items: Fixed a bug where a request could be terminated due to the execution time of more than 30 seconds when filtering by questions.types.
Polish
Questions API v2.161.0, Author API v1.72.0
  • Improvement: updated the validation UI for Learnosity right-to-left internationalization.
  • Improvement: updated the focus color of the radio buttons for accessibility, in the standard multiple choice Question type.
  • Improvement: added a role="presentation" option to the multiple choice Question options to improve accessibility.
  • Improvement: updated the HTML tags used for content rendering in Questions using distractor rationale. These were using HTML section tags for content, which caused a lot of screen readers to skip over that content.
  • Improvement: updated the drop-down menu button in the cloze math Question type to be more defensive against disruption from click events.
  • Improvement: updated responsiveness and other UI improvements to the Item list view, the Activity list view, the Activity edit Item search view and the shared passage list view. (Please note, minor changes have been made to the DOM to achieve this, so check to ensure that any custom CSS still works when upgrading).
  • Improvement: allowed the saveActivity public method to be called from the Item picker view.
Features
Assess API v2.109.0, Questions API v2.160.0, Author API v1.71.0, Question Editor API v3.83.0
  • Added a console warning message when there is no ui_style or regions set in the Activity JSON request, or when using ui_style to initialise the assessment.
  • Added a feature for removing leading and trailing space in the input text of shorttext, clozetext and imageclozetext Question Types.
  • Added a new feature to allow users of the longtextV2, formulaessayV2, and chemistryessayV2 Question types to cut and paste math content.
  • Added a new event activityduplicate:success which is fired when an Activity is successfully duplicated.
  • Added a new event activityduplicate:error which is fired when there is an error during Activity duplication.
  • Added a checkbox for “Ignore leading and trailing spaces” in the shorttext, clozetext and imageclozetext Question types, to trim or retain redundant space characters in user answers as desired.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.102.0, Assess API v2.109.0, Questions API v2.160.0, Author API v1.71.0
  • Fixed a bug that caused a session from failing to resume if it contained malformed data.
  • Fixed a bug, where the auto-save user interface was showing an unhelpful error message that simply said 'undefined'.
  • Fixed a bug that caused Questions to visually break when the response capture failed. Now, they will remain intact in that scenario.
  • Fixed a bug, an unfriendly error message, 'Failed loading Questions API' to add a helpful explanation and advice.
  • Fixed a bug that reported "Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'get' of undefined".
  • Fixed a bug with the charts Feature where an error would be displayed if there were more plotted answers than the valid ones.
  • Fixed a bug with the upload Question type that showed "undefined" as the description for a previously uploaded file.
  • Fixed a bug with margins in right-to-left mode inside the image upload modal for the essay with rich text Question type.
  • Fixed a bug that caused image uploading in the longtextV2Question type to fail on iOS devices when users tried to upload without putting the focus into the editor.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented audio contained in drag and drop Questions with simple Features to not work as expected in mobile devices.
  • Fixed a bug where the previous search states were not remembered for the Item picker, intro Item picker or outro Item picker views.
  • Fixed a bug where the widgetedit:editor:ready event was being triggered unnecessarily when leaving Widget edit mode. Some console errors have also been fixed.
Polish
Items API v1.102.0, Assess API v2.109.0, Questions API v2.160.0, Question Editor API v3.83.0
  • Improvement: overall upgrade to improve stability and performance.
  • Improvement: updated landmarks in Assess API to allow assistive users to easily navigate to sections of the player (such as the table of contents or timers), via screen reader landmark lists.
  • Improvement: changed accessibility labels for elements in the Table of Contents, and enabled its navigation using the Tab key.
  • Improvement: changed the product behaviour to automatically allow JPEG as a valid filetype in the file upload Question type, if the photo_capture flag is enabled. This ensures that webcam recordings work as expected.
  • Improvement: updated the accessibility of the mcq Question type when the validation UI is shown. Screen readers will now announce math and image alt-text.
  • Improvement: added instructions for keyboard and screen-reader users in graphing Question types.
  • Improvement: optimized the data saved for scribble and line drawing points in the drawing Question type.
  • Improvement: changed the product behaviour to automatically allow JPEG as a valid file type in the file upload Question type, if the photo_capture flag is enabled. This ensures that webcam recordings work as expected.
Features
Assess API v2.108.0, Questions API v2.159.0
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.159.0, Author API v1.70.0
  • Fixed a bug that caused suggested answer list from not showing when partialMatch scoring_type was being used in the clozetext Question type.
  • Fixed a bug where the classification Question type will be broken when it has the settings group_possible_responses and show_distractor_rationale: true.
  • Fixed a bug that was causing the sample audio transcription to not be displayed correctly.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the videoplayer simple feature from stopping when the public method stopAllSimpleFeatures was called.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the videoplayer simple feature from stopping when the Question type's public method stop was called.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the audioplayer embedded feature in legacy stimulus object from stopping when the Question type's public method stop was called.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the audioplayer embedded feature in the legacy stimulus object from playing in the right sequence when the Question type's public method begin was called.
  • Fixed a bug with the numberlineplot Question type that caused an incorrect validation when more than one responses was allowed.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented math from being read out loud in Firefox by screen readers in the mcq Question type.
  • Fixed a bug where navigating to a new Item in an Activity via the navigate public method would create a new Activity with the reference "new"
  • Fixed a bug where changing the scoring_type in the Item settings view would sometimes not be saved.
  • Fixed a bug where triggering a save (via public method or the UI) in Activity edit or Item edit was sending additional network requests even when a save was still in progress.
Polish
Items API v1.101.0, Questions API v2.159.0, Author API v1.70.0
  • Improvement: updated the error messages that show when initializing Items API with the wrong type of user_id, or session_id.
  • Improvement: fixed up inconsistent internal code to improve performance and stability.
  • Improvement: several accessibility enhancements for the fileupload Question type.
  • Improvement: updated accessibility for the graph Question types. Now, screen readers will announce the details of the shape plotted using keyboard navigation.
  • Improvement: accessibility enhancements for validation user interface and review mode in the graphing Question types.
  • Improvement: adjusted the text tool in the right-to-left mode for the drawing Question type.
  • Improvement: adjusted the margin between the down triangle and the color picker for the drawing Question type.
  • Improvement: swapped the positions of the undo and redo button icons for right-to-left mode, within the drawing Question type.
  • Improvement: updated the Item list search behavior to vastly improve search performance by searching for references beginning with the provided search term. This is available as an optional feature, please contact Learnosity support to have this enabled. See the Item search documentation for more information.
  • Improvement: improved the performance when toggling between Item edit and Item preview modes.

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