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    International Start of Year documentation 2017

    A new international edition of the Fronter End of Year - Start of Year documentation is ready for you! It describes the routines regarding the end of a school year and the start of the new. It gives administrators and teachers guidance from stopping the import, archiving old rooms, starting the import again and finally activating the new rooms.Find your download here: International EOY - SOY documentation   Read More...

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    Fronter releases week 16

    The following was released during week 16:ILP tool- Changed webservice calls to ws.fronter.com used in ILP PDF exports from using http to using httpsAbsence tool- Did required changes to make absence export compatible with php version 5.6   Read More...

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    Fronter releases weeks 14-15

    The following was released during weeks 14 and 15:SMS- Fixed an issue where if an user tried to send out messages to a long list of recipients (>993 users) the message would fail due to a limitiation in PHP.  We have now changed the implementation to avoid the limitation, and the issue is resolved.Fronter Integration Framework- Fixed an issue in the SifTuner where in special cases the source of the UK teacher number could be replaced by a source fetched from the database if the school co...  Read More...

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    Next release news

    Due to Easter the next release news will be published on Tuesday April 18.  This will contain updates for weeks 14 and 15.   Read More...

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    Fronter releases week 13

    The following was released during week 13:Test tool- Fixed an issue where if a test had many replies - normally several hundred replies would be required for this issue to occur - on some occasions it would not be possible to navigate to the last page on the Statistics tab.  When the user tried to access the last page, you would be redirected to page 1.  This has now been fixed.Fronter navigation- Fixed an issue where direct links to specific tools or rooms would redirect to the Today ...  Read More...

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    Fronter releases week 12

    The following was released during week 12:Test and Portfolio tools- Fixed incorrect "test progress" statistics in portfolio. This could occur when multi page tests used a subset of randomised questions.CSV Importer in Fronter Admin Module- Added support for reading license expiry settings from the CSV file in the new CSV Importer   Read More...

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    Fronter releases week 11

    The following was released during week 11:Resources tool- Fixed an issue where if the user had a personal toolbar with a "user-defined tool" pointing to a Fronter archive folder via a direct link, the folder would open in a new browser window or a new browser tab instead of within the main Fronter frame as expected.  This is now fixed.Today page- Fixed a related issue to last week's "Today's page fix" were we found some more scenarios that could cause the today p...  Read More...

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    Fronter releases week 10

    The following was released during week 10:Email client- Fixed an issue where if a user composed a new email and added a group as recipient in the To-field, and a user in that group had a name with non-latin 1 extended characters, you could get an error and the email address for the affected user would not be added.  This issue only occurred if the checkbox "The whole org.unit (group)" was ticked. The issue is now fixed.Today page- Fixed an issue where the Today page would not load...  Read More...

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    Fronter releases week 09

    The following was released during week 9:ILP tool (Individual Learning Plan)- Fixed an issue where ILP evaluations would not be exported to PDF, because the method used for sorting them by group title, would filter out any evaluation for topics on groups the student was no longer a member of.- Fixed an issue where if you exported an enforced goal (from Admin>Tools>Enforced goals), some columns could contain html entities and/or have wrong character encoding, which could result in incorrect...  Read More...

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    Fronter releases week 08

    The following was released during week 8:ILP tool (Individual Learning Plan)- For the ILP reporting functionality, added a new feature where it is possible to configure a "Zipped ILP PDF Export" on a building.  When this setting is enabled for the building, a school administrator can generate a report for a selected group of students which produces a ZIP-archive file containing individual PDF report files for each student.  This makes it easier to archive and search reports f...  Read More...

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    Fronter releases week 07

    The following was released during week 7:Absence tool- Fixed an issue that could cause the CSV absence export to fail if a student has absence registered in lessons on two or more different schools.  This could happen if the student changed schools during the school year, or attended classes at more than one school.Admin module- Fixed an issue that could cause student or teacher login crashes if the administrator had added the Pearson E1 MIS tool to the tool package   Read More...

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    Fronter releases week 06

    The following was released during week 6:Integration Framework- Added an option to toggle the use of "Preferred Names" in SIF-based integrations using the PHP translator.- Fixed an issue that displayed new users as imported twice when importing through the CSV importer, when they in fact were only imported once.  The issue was that the same message was displayed for both the creation of the user, and for adding the user to a user group.  These are now shown as separate messag...  Read More...

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