Question Editor API Release Log Overview

Below is an overview of notes for each release of Question Editor API.

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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.

The latest version is identical to the previous version.


2022.2.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 2022.2.LTS here.

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

Features
Question Editor API v3.99.0
  • Added support for the binomial coefficient symbol in the keypad.
  • Added tooltips for the buttons which only have an icon.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.99.0
  • 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
Question Editor API v3.99.0
  • 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.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.98.1
  • Fixed a bug where the "Sentence", "Paragraph" and "Word" tokenization types did not correctly apply the tokens.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.98.0
  • 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.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.97.0
  • 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
Question Editor API v3.97.0
  • Improvement: updated vendors for security and compatibility.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.96.1
  • Fixed a bug where the UI Settings label for the audio player feature was not able to be overridden via the initialization options.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.96.1
  • Improvement: updated ARIA-labels of the cursor movement arrows inside the math keypad.
  • Improvement: updated vendors for security and compatibility.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.96.0
Polish
Question Editor API v3.96.0
  • 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

Polish
Question Editor API v3.95.4
  • Improvements to internal tracking mechanism.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.95.3
  • Improvement: updated ARIA-labels of the cursor movement arrows inside the math keypad.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.95.2
  • 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
Question Editor API v3.95.2
  • Improvement: Replaced the Item Edit/Preview button with a screen reader (and keyboard user) friendly implementation.
Features
Question Editor API v3.95.0
  • Added support for new symbols in the keypad, including double integral, triple integral and cent symbol.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.94.1
  • 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
Polish
Question Editor API v3.94.0
  • Improvement: update the 'equivLiteral' scoring method options to support the future 'clozeformulaV2' Question Type.

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

Polish
Question Editor API v3.93.8
  • Improvements to internal tracking mechanism.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.93.7
  • Improvement: updated ARIA-labels of the cursor movement arrows inside the math keypad.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.93.6
  • Fixed a bug with the token highlight Question type, where pasted content was not tokenized into sentences properly.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.93.5
  • Fixed a bug where image preview was not available in simple Question layouts.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.93.4
  • Improvement: updated the 'equivLiteral' scoring method options to support the future 'clozeformulaV2' Question Type.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.93.3
  • Fixed a bug where changing Question type before the previous one finished rendering could show duplicate elements.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.93.2
  • 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.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.93.2
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.93.1
  • 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.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.93.1
  • Improvement: modified colors to improve accessibility and reduce code redundancy.
Features
Question Editor API v3.93.0
  • Added a new file type (LabView) to the file upload Question type.
  • Added heading tags to multiple UI elements for accessibility purposes.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.93.0
  • Improvement: updates to the back end for security and compatibility.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.92.0
  • 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

Polish
Question Editor API v3.91.6
  • Improvements to internal tracking mechanism.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.91.5
  • Improvement: updated ARIA-labels of the cursor movement arrows inside the math keypad.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.91.4
  • Fixed a bug with the token highlight Question type, where pasted content was not tokenized into sentences properly.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.91.3
  • Improvement: internal tooling update to improve the compatibility of the app.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.91.2
  • Fixed a bug where changing Question type before the previous one finished rendering could show duplicate elements.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.91.1
  • 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.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.91.0
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.90.1
  • 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:.
Features
Question Editor API v3.90.0
  • 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 the "Group possible responses" option to the imageclozeassociationV2 Question type.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.90.0
  • Improvement: updated dependency libraries to improve the compatibility of Question Editor API.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.89.1
  • Improvement: updated dependency libraries to improve the compatibility of Question Editor API.
Features
Question Editor API v3.89.0
  • 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.

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

Polish
Question Editor API v3.88.4
  • Improvement: updated ARIA-labels of the cursor movement arrows inside the math keypad.
  • Improvement: removed Google Analytics internal tracking mechanism.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.88.3
  • Improvement: internal tooling update to improve the compatibility of the app.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.88.2
  • 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:.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.88.1
  • Improvement: internal tooling update to improve the compatibility of the app (Question Editor API).
Polish
Question Editor API v3.88.0
  • Improvement: replaced hardcoded label with a dynamic one in an element that needs it. This also makes internationalization of this label possible.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.87.2
  • 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.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.87.1
  • Fixed a bug where the "Delete point" button for the Charts Question types was not visible when enabled in the "More options" section.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.87.0
  • 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.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.87.0
  • 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
Question Editor API v3.86.0
  • Added the ability to include an ARIA-label to the response zone for the Short text Question type.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.86.0
  • 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.

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

Polish
Question Editor API v3.85.4
  • Improvement: dependency updates for security and compatibility.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.85.3
  • 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:.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.85.2
  • 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.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.85.2
  • Added various updates to support PHP 7.4 compatibility.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.85.1
  • Fixed a bug, a security issue where JavaScript in "iframe src" attributes was being executed, which should not be the case.
Features
Question Editor API v3.85.0
  • Added the ability to customize the ckEditor toolbar via the init options.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.85.0
  • 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.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.84.1
  • 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.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.84.1
  • 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'.
Features
Question Editor API v3.84.0
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.84.0
  • 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.
Features
Question Editor API v3.83.0
  • 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.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.83.0
  • 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.

2020.2.LTS

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

Read more about 2020.2.LTS here.

  • Released: 22nd July 2020
  • End of Life: 13th July 2022

Polish
Question Editor API v3.82.8
  • Improvement: dependency updates for security and compatibility.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.82.7
  • 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:.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.82.6
  • Improvement: internal tooling update to improve the compatibility of the app (Question Editor API).
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.82.5
  • Fixed a bug, a security issue where JavaScript in "iframe src" attributes was being executed, which should not be the case.
  • 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.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.82.4
  • Fixed a bug where the imageclozeassociationV2 Question type would break because the response_containers array incorrectly contained a null element.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.82.3
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.82.2
  • 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.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.82.1
  • Fixed a bug in the in the cloze dropdown Question type where removing a response box from the template markup would set the valid response for the remaining response box to a null value, if the valid responses for both response boxes had the same value.
  • Fixed a bug where a modal was incorrectly positioned, not allowing access to all its buttons.
  • Fixed a bug, where nested possible responses could be dragged and dropped only once.
Features
Question Editor API v3.82.0
  • Added the LaTeX "\downarrow" symbol, represented with a down pointing arrow to the Math Keypad.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.82.0
  • Fixed a bug in the drawing Question type where enabling and disabling drawing tools required additional, unnecessary clicks.
  • Fixed a bug where removing response boxes from the template markup didn't remove the possible responses that have the same indices as the removed response boxes in the cloze dropdown Question type.
  • Fixed a bug where removing response boxes from the template markup didn't remove the valid and alternate responses that have the same indices as the removed response boxes in the cloze association, cloze dropdown and, cloze text Question types.
  • Fixed a bug where adding a response box to the template markup didn't add a null value to the valid and alternate responses in the cloze association, cloze dropdown and, cloze text Question types. The number of elements in the valid and alternate responses will now always match the number of response boxes in the template whenever a response box is added.
  • Fixed a bug that caused bad alignment in formating_options selection when authoring the rich text essay Question type.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.82.0
  • Improvement: horizontally aligned the line_color options of the drawing Question type.
  • Improvement: removed unused option for Graphing called "Draw label zero".
Features
Question Editor API v3.81.0
  • Added templates for new formulaessayV2 and chemistryessayV2 Question types.
  • Added a config argument { showErrors: true|false } to the checkValidation() public method. When calling checkValidation({ showErrors: true }) while editing a question that does not have a correct answer set, the "Set correct Answer(s)" section will be highlighted in the UI.
  • Added various updates to support PHP 7.4 compatibility.
  • Added support for displaying messages in the Developer Console when requesting Learnosity Developer version or sunsetted LTS versions.
  • Added new text tool and character map options for the drawing Question type.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.81.0
  • Fixed a bug where the simple feature modal window would leak outside the Author API container when scrolling down too far.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.81.0
  • Improvement: implemented several features for better messaging and handling of the life-cycle of our LTS versions for Question Editor API.
Features
Question Editor API v3.80.0
  • Added a new public event called widgetjson:changed. The event is fired whenever there is a change to the data model of the widget being edited.
  • Added a "show distractor rationale" button to the Question preview toolbar to allow distractor rationale to be previewed with multiple choice, cloze association, cloze dropdown and, cloze text Question types.
  • Added the ability for an author to choose the numbering style used to associate response options with distractor rationale, for example 1-2-3, or A-B-C. This benefits educators in allowing them to select the desired numbering consistent with their own conventions.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.80.0
  • Fixed a bug where an "audio asset format not supported" error was displaying in the preview panel for the audio player simple feature.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.80.0
  • Improvement: changed the Learnosity internal math accessibility text generator to not generate automatic SI unit text for single letter variables. Previously g, m and s were generated as grams, meters and seconds respectively. Now these will be generated as g, m and s in autogenerated accessibility text for math.
Features
Question Editor API v3.79.0
  • Added various updates to support PHP 7.4 compatibility.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.79.0
  • Improvement: updated the served JavaScript API file to reference the correct documentation site.
  • Improvement: the help text for the file upload dialog window has been updated with ".WMV" (Windows Media Video) file format support. This improves the user experience.
Features
Question Editor API v3.78.0
  • Added the "Math composition" symbol, represented with a circle to the Math Keypad.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.78.0
  • Fixed a bug where a previous validation value was persisting once a row or column count had been changed. Row and column count changes now reset validation and alternate response values.
  • Fixed a bug where the hotspot area dropdown menu was resetting, when new areas were added to the image.
Features
Question Editor API v3.77.0
  • Added a new attribute, disable_auto_link for longtextV2 Question type. When set to true, URLs entered by the user will not automatically become clickable-links.
Bugfixes
Question Editor API v3.77.0
  • Fixed a bug where the application was throwing an error in a native alert, when its DOM hook was destroyed before initialization had completed.
  • Fixed a bug where font_sizes didn't work if enabled was undefined, although the default should be true.
  • Fixed a bug where the Layout and Keypad headings in the "More options" section of a Question shared the same identifier. This resulted in the inability to individually hide these sections using the hidden sections initialisation options.
  • Fixed a bug, a race condition which prevented the Math editor from being loaded.
Polish
Question Editor API v3.77.0

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