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    Fronter releases week 48

    The following was released during week 48:Test & Question DB- Fixed and issue where after a teacher has added a comment it is not saved if the teacher navigates to the next page before clicking Save.  The teacher will now get a warning if there are unsaved changes on the page.Resources tool- Fixed and issue where if you downloaded files with extended characters in the file names, the file names did not preserve the characters correctly after downloading the zipAbsence tool- Fixed an iss...  Read More...

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    Fronter releases week 47

    The following was released during week 47:Test & Question DB- Fixed an issue where if an image was embedded in a test in one room, and that test was imported into another room, the embedded image was not seen- Fixed an issue with viewing tests in Firefox 49 and older versions of Safari where on some occasions the whole page was not displayed in edit mode- Fixed an issue in Firefox and Chrome browsers where if you as a teacher commented on a test submitted by a student and clicked on the save...  Read More...

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    Content search service upgrade, roll-out

    2016-11-24: Today we are starting the roll-out work of our upgraded content search service.  Read More...

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    Fronter releases week 46

    The following was released during week 46:Resources tool- The java plugin for downloading multiple files has been removed and replaced with a new HTML5 version.  All users should now be able to download multiple files by selecting the file checkboxes and clicking the "Download" link.  The files are combined into a single zip folder and follow the standard browser download workflow on the user's machine.Test & Question DB- Fixed an issue where copying embedded images i...  Read More...

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    Maintenance on Blackboard Collaborate on Friday, December 23

    Blackboard Collaborate, our third party integration for web conferencing in Fronter, are performing a maintenance on Friday, December 23, from 02:00 CET to 06:00 CET. During this maintenance, Blackboard will be migrating traffic to new firewall clusters and therefore services will be down.What does this mean for your Fronter building?During the maintenance the tools ClassLive and Meeting are not available.   Read More...

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    Fronter releases week 45

    The following was released during week 45:Test & Question DB- Fixed and issue where moving a test from one folder to another could cause loss of data. When a user creates a test, a hidden folder is automatically created in the same folder as the test.  This hidden folder contains the elements of the test.   Read More...

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    Fronter releases week 44

    There were no Fronter releases in week 44.   Read More...

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    Fronter releases week 43

    The following was released during week 43:Test & Question DB:- There was an issue when copying a room containing a test that is active and has set a timelimit, the test in the new room would also be active with same timelimit as test in original room.  This is now fixed, and the test is set as inactive in the new room.- Fixed and issue with exporting test results from a test that used matching questions, the individual score of each matching question was not showing. The matching questi...  Read More...

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    Maintenance on Blackboard Collaborate, Friday, November 11

    Blackboard Collaborate, our third party integration for web conferencing in Fronter, are performing a maintenance on Friday, November 11, from 02:00 CET to 06:00 CET.What does this mean for your Fronter building?During the maintenance the tools ClassLive and Meeting are not available.   Read More...

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    Fronter releases week 42

    The following was released during week 42:Resources tool - Forums:- Fixed an issue where it was possible to create Forums with duplicate names.  This could occur if you copied a Forum, or if you manually created a new Forum with the same name as an existing one. A check is now added to prevent this, and for copied Forums a number is added to the Forum name to make it unique.Updated translations of a few Irish terms   Read More...

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    Fronter releases week 41

    The following was released during week 41:Resources tool:- Fixed an issue that prevented files of type *.notebook (created by SMART Notebook application) to open on Windows PCs, and files of type *.key (Keynote presentation), *.notes (Notes application) and *.numbers (Numbers application) to open on Apple Macintosh computers running Safari.Integration framework- Fixed an issue related to imports from the Procapita student administrative system, where the import fails if the group import ID conta...  Read More...

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    Fronter releases week 40

    The following was released during week 40:Test tool:- There was an issue where the characters '<>' disappeared when used in question titles or answer alternatives in a test.  This is now fixed.Resources tool:- There was an issue with the dropdown context menu on a previously uploaded item, such as a Word document, where the "Download" menu action did not work- Hotfix to fix an issue where files with comma in the title would intermittently not open properly in Chrom...  Read More...

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