Items API Release Log Overview

Below is an overview of notes for each release of Items 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 for further details) or for testing upcoming features while in-development.

Features
Items API v1.90.0, Questions API v2.131.0,
  • Added support for rendering archived Items in assessment.
  • Added support for skip_highlight_animation flag. This flag, when set to true, will skip the animation of the highlight Question type when Questions API is initialized in review state. However, the animation will still be visible when the user clicks on the play button.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.90.0, Assess API v2.85.2, Questions API v2.131.0,
  • Fixed an issue with the Items API .validateQuestions(options) public method not taking into account the options object passed to it. For example, .validateQuestions({ showCorrectAnswers: true }) wouldn't work properly.
  • Fixed an issue where the inclusion of Simple Feature IDs in the Initialization object's feature_ids array would prevent Features and Simple Features from initializing correctly.
  • Fixed a bug where hidden sticky notes would reappear when navigating between Items in an assessment.
  • Fixed a bug where the menu toggle button on the right side of the screen should display the labels Expand menu and Collapse menu accordingly.
  • Fixed recognition of Microsoft Publisher (.pub) files by the fileupload Question type.
  • Fixed a case where Simple Features inside draggable possible responses would disappear when moved to a different response container.
  • Fixed a bug where the Tokenhighlight Question Type showed the wrong validation border colors.
  • Fixed an issue with some MathML Tags being removed when sanitizing some content. They have now been added to the supported Tags.
  • Fixed a bug that caused submit_over_limit to not work properly with the longtextV2 Question type
  • Fixed a bug that removed the responses' index in clozeformula, clozechemistry, imageclozeformula, and imageclozechemistry Question types when we called the disable method.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the last number on the axis of the graphplotting Question type to disappear.
Features
Questions API v2.130.0, Events API v1.5.0,
  • Added support for uploading .zip files to the fileupload Question type.
  • Added support for keyboard navigation and screen readers to the audio recorder Question type and audio player Feature volume controls to improve accessibility for users who prefer keyboard or audio interfaces.
  • Added fraction format support for all charts Question types. It can be defined as a string either in the x axis point label field or in the snap_to_grid field.
  • Added support for prevent_scale to Imageclozeformula and Imageclozechemistry Question type, to prevent or allow image scaling with screen size changes.
  • Enabled scoring against all possible responses.
  • Implemented internal changes to Events API which improve stability and performance.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.89.2, Assess API v2.85.1, Questions API v2.130.0,
  • Internal updates to ensure cached methods are called in the expected order.
  • Fixed a bug where clicking on the playback volume control in the video recording question would open a new, empty tab.
  • Fixed an issue preventing uploads of unrecognised file types on some operating systems.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the formula Question type from returning the highest possible score, when valid_response and alt_responses have the same correct answer value.
  • Fixed a bug where changing to fullscreen mode in an assessment caused the volume slider on audio recording questions and audio player features to be inaccessible by the user.
  • Fixed the vertical alignment of \sigma expressions when using the MathQuill math renderer.
  • Fixed a bug where the fileupload Question type would show an uploading state indefinitely, when multiple files were selected to be uploaded at once.
  • Fixed a bug where overwriting an existing recording for the audio Question type would result in silence being recorded instead of sound when using Safari 12 on MacOS. A new confirmation dialog will now be displayed when the overwrite_warning option is set to true.
  • Fixed a visual bug with the suggestedAnswers for numberline Question type not being rendered in the exact position.
  • Fixed several minor bugs with the video Question type.
  • Fixed a bug on touchscreen devices where draggable possible responses would remain selected after moving them.
  • Fixed a bug where the audio recording Question's current position indicator would jump around unpredictably in Safari 12.
  • Fixed a bug where the longtextV2 Question's word count label was displaying the word count, even when the word count option was unticked.
  • Fixed bugs that caused the public method resetValidationUI to fail in clearing the suggested answers list.
  • Fixed a bug in fillshape that threw an exception in the console and prevented the suggested answer list from being visible.
Features
Questions API v2.129.0,
Bugfixes
Items API v1.89.1, Assess API v2.85.0, Questions API v2.129.0,
  • Fixed a bug that caused calling the public method of an itemsApp instance to throw an exception when we re-initialized Items API.
  • Fixed a bug where calling reset() on Assess API with events enabled will cause the application to throw errors in the browser console.
  • Fixed a scrolling performance issue with scrollablepassage features on iOS devices.
  • Fixed a bug which caused an unwanted pair of curly braces "{}" to be added to the LaTeX output of the subscript symbol in formula Questions.
  • Fixed a bug where audio Question Types would show a missing device error and not start on Safari 12 for MacOS.
  • Fixed a bug where grouped possible responses in Match List Question types could not be selected on touchscreen devices.
  • Fixed a bug where sharedPassages math renderer would be overriden in some cases and therefore not applied correctly.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented allow_negative_scores from being included in the captured Question object.
  • Fixed a bug where inserting accent marks on Safari on the Cloze Text Question type by pressing Cmd+E followed by any vowel would result in an extra accent mark being inserted.
  • Fixed a bug where the Imageclozetext Question type input box placeholder value was broken when it had more than one word.
  • Fixed a bug with the formula keypad where certain touch devices would trigger the same input twice instead of once.
  • Fixed a bug where the Create Table and Edit Table modals in the Essay with rich text Question type were rendered in an incorrect position in two-column layouts.
  • Fixed a bug where copy-pasting content was not possible on the Cloze Math Question type when used on Firefox on a Windows device.
  • Mathcore v1.62.1
    • Improvement: trimmed empty LaTeX wrappers {} to defend against accidental input of empty exponents.
    • Fixed a bug where the equivSymbolic expression was not working with expressions that include fractions and variables as exponents.
    • Fixed a bug where Learnosity is interpreting nm as nanometers in contexts where they should be treated as variables.

2018.2.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 2018.2.LTS here.

  • Released: 3rd October 2018
  • End of Life: 30th September 2020

Bugfixes
Questions API v2.128.5, Annotations API v0.5.3,
  • Fixed a bug that caused submit_over_limit to not work properly with the longtextV2 Question type.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the formula Question type from returning the highest possible score, when valid_response and alt_responses have the same correct answer value.
  • Fixed a bug where overwriting an existing recording for the audio Question type would result in silence being recorded instead of sound when using Safari 12 on MacOS. A new confirmation dialog will now be displayed when the overwrite_warning option is set to true.
  • Fixed a bug where the audio recording Question's current position indicator would jump around unpredictably in Safari 12.
  • Fixed bugs that caused the public method resetValidationUI to fail in clearing the suggested answers list.
  • Fixed the vertical alignment of \sigma expressions when using the MathQuill math renderer.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the last number on the axis of the graphplotting Question type to disappear.
  • Fixed recognition of Microsoft Publisher (.pub) files by the fileupload Question type.
  • Fixed a bug in Annotations API where the Text Highlight popover wouldn't reposition after modifying the current text selection.
  • Fixed a bug where a collapsed Sticky Note could accidentally be expanded when selecting text or scrolling, especially on touch devices.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the text highlight popover to appear in the wrong position, inside the scrollable container of its parent.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.88.2, Assess API v2.84.2, Questions API v2.128.4, Annotations API v0.5.2,
  • Fixed a bug where sharedPassages math renderer would be overriden in some cases and therefore not applied correctly.
  • Fixed a bug that caused calling the public method of an itemsApp instance to throw an exception when we re-initialized Items API.
  • Fixed a bug where calling reset() on Assess API with events enabled will cause the application to throw errors in the browser console.
  • Fixed a bug where sharedPassages math renderer would be overriden in some cases and therefore not applied correctly.
  • Fixed a bug where inserting accent marks on Safari on the Cloze Text Question type by pressing Cmd+E followed by any vowel would result in an extra accent mark being inserted.
  • Fixed a bug where the Create Table and Edit Table modals in the Essay with rich text Question type were rendered in an incorrect position in two-column layouts.
  • Fixed a bug where the Imageclozetext Question type input box placeholder value was broken when it had more than one word.
  • Fixed a bug where copy-pasting content was not possible on the Cloze Math Question type when used on Firefox on a Windows device.
  • Fixed a bug with the formula keypad where certain touch devices would trigger the same input twice instead of once.
  • Fixed a bug where the fileupload Question type would show an uploading state indefinitely, when multiple files were selected to be uploaded at once.
  • Fixed a bug in fillshape that threw an exception in the console and prevented the suggested answer list from being visible.
  • Fixed a bug that caused an unwanted pair of curly braces "{}" to be added to the LaTeX output of the subscript symbol in formula Questions.
  • Fixed a visual bug with the suggestedAnswers for numberline Question type not being rendered in the exact position.
  • Fixed an issue preventing uploads of unrecognised file types on some operating systems.
  • Removed a CSS rule that was causing the HTML unordered list ul and ordered list ol attribute types to be ignored.
  • Improved the visibility of texthighlight module's popover toolbar. When the selected text is too close to the edge of the screen, the popover toolbar will appear in the opposite direction to make sure it's visible to the user.
Features
Questions API v2.128.3,
  • Added scoring capabilities for the video Question Type so that it can now be scored for having an attempt.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.84.1, Questions API v2.128.3, Annotations API v0.5.1,
  • Fixed a scrolling performance issue with scrollablepassage features on iOS devices.
  • Fixed a bug where grouped possible responses in Match List Question types could not be selected on touchscreen devices.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented allow_negative_scores from being included in the captured Question object.
  • Fixed a bug in which the Annotations API Text Highlight popover would render on top of the text selection, hence making it overlap the system's native dialog on Android and ChromeOS. Now it renders below the selection so that it's easier to interact with.
  • Fixed a bug in which the Annotations API Text Highlight popover automatically closed before being able to select a color on iOS 12.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.128.2,
  • Fixed a bug where audio Question Types would show a missing device error and not start on Safari 12 for MacOS.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.88.1, Questions API v2.128.1,
  • Fixes bug that prevents users from navigating to the new adaptive item if the previous item has reference's format as a number (example: "123456789")
  • Fixes bug that prevents users from creating polygon element in graphplotting question type when clicking on the initial point.
Features
Questions API v2.128.0, Annotations API v0.5.0,
  • Upgraded the base library of our Graphing Questions to benefit from enhancements in responsive behaviour and touch device interaction.
  • Added to the Video Player feature, providing support for reloading a video if it is not available on the first try.
  • Add reset event which will be triggered when questionApp.reset() is called
  • Added the new Drawing feature, which allows students to draw on top of their assessment content.
  • Updated the component powering all movable Annotations tools to use pointer events where available.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.88.0, Assess API v2.84.0, Questions API v2.128.0, Annotations API v0.5.0,
  • Added the support for lastItems in the initOptions JSON when resuming an Item Branching Adaptive Assessment.
  • Fixed a bug when running in the Safari/iOS9 environment, where the assessment wouldn't start due to an error thrown by Safari when trying to access static built-in properties.
  • Fixed a bug where the Annotations API may be initialized before the Assess API is ready, causing it to use the wrong DOM context.
  • Fixed a bug where the Custom Button icon image disappeared in the menu region area.
  • Added the support for lastItems in the initOptions JSON when resuming an Item Branching Adaptive Assessment.
  • Added accessibility color scheme support to the Annotations API tools: text highlighter, notepad, sticky notes and the drawing tool.
  • Fixed a bug: Notepad should not appear on top of the Assess API mobile menu.
  • Fixed a bug that caused Assess API to send the wrong contextHeight to the scrollablepassage.
  • Fixed several minor bugs with the video Question type.
  • Fixed an issue with cloze association and cloze dropdown Question types, where the responses would not reshuffle when using dynamic content.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the overflow:auto containers from scrolling, when dragging the responses of dragdrop Question types to the top or bottom edges of their containers.
  • Added bidirectional support for essay with rich text V2 question type.
  • Fixed a bug where the Numberline Question type showed incorrect suggested answers.
  • Fixed a bug where the clozeassociation Question type's wordwrap option does not work in the response container.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the length of the clozeassociation response zone to be calculated using LaTeX code instead of rendered math.
  • Fixed a bug where the tooltips for some icons did not use label bundle strings.
  • Fixed a bug where the StickyNote setPosition() public method was not working properly.
  • Fixed a bug in which the Annotations API Text Highlight popover automatically closed, before being able to select a color on iOS and Android. Now, users are able to pick their highlight color of choice on touch devices.
Features
Items API v1.87.0, Assess API v2.83.0, Questions API v2.127.0,
  • Internal performance improvements for executing requests with Learnosity servers.
  • Added support for enabling/disabling Annotations API's Notepad module based on the global editable flag.
  • Refactored the UI style of the Assess API application menu in right regions.
  • Added support for iPad and iPhone to the video recording Question type.
  • Added a feature for the video player to handle starting video playback at a specific time within the video, specified with URL parameters.
  • Added support in spokenmath for two new math symbols: material conditional and material equivalence to the math keypad.
  • Mathcore v1.61.0
    • Added support in mathcore for Leibniz notation in differentiation. This will ensure, for example, that dx and dy are considered as single variables.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.83.0, Questions API v2.127.0, v2.125.2,
  • Fixed a bug where the save/submit dialog could still show the cancel button when limit_type was set to hard.
  • Updated button styles to be the same in all regions.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the Item container to be rendered with the wrong height in the horizontal-fixed region.
  • Fixed a bug where the assessment button element lost its title attribute, when hide_label_option was set to true.
  • Fixed a bug that caused content inside the scrollablepassage feature to be invisible when being used on iOS 10 devices.
  • Improved the stability of the audio recorder Question type on mobile devices.
  • Fixed a bug where entering double quotes into a math formula within the stimulus results in subsequent HTML not being rendered correctly.
  • Fixed a bug that caused auto-generated math content from being cleared when the formula input's focus was removed.
  • Provided a better description for formula Question types when these Question types are validated.
  • Fixed a bug where ImageclozeassociationV2 did not render math properly in the alt_response tab in Question Editor.
  • Fixed a bug where draggable Items were hidden when dragged over other Questions in the same Item.
  • Fixed a bug where dynamic content variable names that contained spaces or math function names would render incorrectly.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the formulaV2 Question type to use the MathQuill engine to render math content during review state, when no math_renderer engine was defined.
  • Fixed a bug that had TextHelp read orderlist options as a single word, rather than as separate options.
  • Fixed a bug for the Microsoft Edge browser, where it would report a font-face loading error in the console when rendering MathJax.
  • Improved the SpokenMath text string generation:
    • The use of the word times for equations containing parens,
    • Infinite repeating decimals: We now correctly describe 0.\overline{4} as "0 point repeating 4",
    • Decimals with a trailing zero: We now correctly describe 0.60 as "0 point 6 0" instead of "0 point 60",
    • Measure of angle: \measuredangle is now described as "measure of angle",
    • Singular ordinal fractions frac{1}{9} is now correctly described as "1 ninth" rather than "1 ninths",
    • Mixed numbers are now correctly described as "and" so 3\frac{4}{5} is now "3 and 4 fifths" instead of "3 plus 4 fifths", and
    • Unary plus: where +10 is now correctly described as "plus 10" rather than "10".
  • Mathcore v1.61.0
    • Fixed a bug where the sums of numbers to a variable power do not simplify. For example, (1+.0025)^n should validate in its simplest form as (1.0025)^n,
    • Fixed a bug with equivSymbolic and algebraic substitution, and
    • Fixed a bug with the square root of 1/x where \sqrt{\frac{1}{x}} should equal \frac{1}{x^{\frac{1}{2}}}.
  • Added support in spokenmath for two new math symbols: material conditional and material equivalence to the math keypad.
  • Improved the text string generation
    • The use of the word times for equations containing parens.
    • Infinite repeating decimals
    • Decimals with a trailing zero
    • Measure of angle
    • Singular ordinal fractions
    • Mixed numbers
    • Unary plus
Features
Items API v1.86.0, Assess API v2.82.0, Questions API v2.126.0,
  • Added support to help client developers handle errors when modules fail to load, usually due to poor network conditions. The error code for this is 50014.
  • Added support to help you handle errors when modules fail loading due to poor network conditions. The error code for this is 20015.
  • Added two new math symbols: material conditional and material equivalence to the math keypad.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.82.0, Questions API v2.126.0, v2.125.1,
  • Fixed a bug where the review screen button in the drop-down menu ignored the option show_submit_button: false and still showed the finish button in the review screen dialog.
  • Fixed a bug that caused Questions API initialization to fail when render_with_captured_questions: true is used in "resume" state.
  • Fixed a bug that caused errors with assessment navigation when render_with_captured_questions: true is used in "resume" state.
  • Fixed the unattempted state of the Rating Question Type so that it appears blank instead of highlighting the first option.
  • Fixed a bug where tooltips for buttons in the right region would be cut off when long label text was used.
  • Fixed a bug affecting Firefox and Safari where math elements in question stimulus had an unnecessary bottom margin applied when an ancestor element was focused.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the image tag to malfunction when double quote " was used in alt or title attributes.
  • Fixed several minor bugs with the Video Question Type.
Features
Assess API v2.81.3,
  • Updated version of Annotations API.
Features
Assess API v2.81.0, Questions API v2.125.0,
  • Added labelBundle support for Annotations API (highlighting, notepad) in Assess API.
  • Added two new math symbols: left square bracket [ and right square bracket ] to the math keypad.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.85.0, Assess API v2.81.0, Questions API v2.125.0,
  • Fixed a bug which was breaking the load of local activities for offline usage.
  • Fixed a typo on the review screen of the assessment player: where it used to say "Un-attempted" it now reads "Unattempted".
  • Fixed a compatibility issue when PDF.js is included in the same document.
  • Fixed a bug where placing Items within scrollable passages in legacy columns in Activities on an iPad to not render.
  • Fixed an issue where the calculator feature would always open above its associated button on smaller browser window sizes.
  • Fixed a bug where draggable Items would lose focus when scrolling on iOS devices.
  • Fixed a bug where the dynamic content Question does not save the response value from the first attempt.
  • Fixes bug that causes imageclozeassociationV2 question type to fail to render the stored dynamic content attempts during review mode.
  • Fixed a bug that caused math content to render improperly when the new public methods dynamics.nextAttempt() or dynamics.previousAttempt() were called.
  • Fixed a bug with the public method setScrollablePassagesContextHeight which was not resetting the size of the scrollablepassage to automatic when content was used as an argument of the public method.
  • Fixed a bug that caused custom Question and customfeature that did not have the js attribute defined to block other Questions and Features from being rendered properly.
  • Fixed a bug where the Cloze Association default response container style was broken when clicking the Try Again button.
  • Fixed a bug where calling Try Again would consistently return options in the same order across refreshes on the following Question types: Multiple Choice, Choice Matrix (standard and inline), Classification, Cloze Association, Association and Image Cloze Association. This fix forces the correct answer to be in an unpredictable, random order on every single attempt.
  • Fixed a bug where the audio player (simple feature) styling will be broken by text-indent when its type is displayed as text.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.84.2,
  • Fixed an issue with internal session state tracking.
Features
Assess API v2.80.0, Questions API v2.124.0,
  • Added a new flag, warning_on_section_change support which will pop up a dialog box to let users know that they are about to navigate to a new section, and will not be able to go back to the current section. The default value of this flag is false. This improves the user experience by properly setting expectations.
  • Added a new video recording Question type. This allows users to record and submit video responses to Questions within supported browsers.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.84.1, Assess API v2.80.0, Questions API v2.124.0,
  • Enforced case-sensitivity for Item references in adaptive Activities, in line with the normal behaviour of Items API. This fixes an issue in itembranching assessments where students were not be able to complete a test if the Activity definition contained an Item reference with different casing to what was present in the Item bank.
  • Fixed the way cross-domain iframe is served, it is now using requested version by server side determination. This allows better forward compatibility.
  • Fixed a bug where a test:pause event was unexpectedly triggered after a submit call.
  • Fixed a bug where some customized labelBundle values were being converted to lowercase. Now, multiple sentences and proper names will remain capitalized as configured.
  • Fixed a bug where the responsive region updated the wrong region settings, so that the right region did not appear when changing the window size to a medium or large viewport.
  • Fixed a bug where the flag button and calculator button weren’t showing tooltips when the user’s cursor was hovering over the button.
  • Fixed a bug so that only the vertical_stretch_option will be applied when both vertical_stretch_option and scrollable_option are both enabled at the same time in the Items region. This will prevent conflict between the two settings.
  • Fixed an issue with internationalization labels not applying to Image Highlight Question types.
  • Fixed an issue where opening the Calculator feature could cause the page position to jump to the top of the page.
  • Added unique ID to sharedPassages taking into account occurrences of the same passage across multiple sections. This fix makes passages unique to their section.
  • Fixed a bug that causes custom Question type from calling the validate event before the ready event is triggered in review mode.
  • Fixed an issue with Basic Extended calculator where the % function was inconsistent with the existing Scientific Calculator.
  • Mathcore v1.59.0
    • Added support for primes as a variable character.
    • Added use of rules in "trig" identities.
Features
Items API v1.84.0, Assess API v2.79.0, Questions API v2.123.0,
  • Dynamic data now supports the characters " and \. This means authors don't need to manually enter unnecessary backslash \ characters when authoring.
  • Added mapping for Events API to support LTS versioning.
  • Added support for caching inline public methods for Items API.
  • Changed the behaviour of the submit dialog which was showing the close button when the "limit_type": "hard" init option was enabled. It previously allowed users to go back to the assessment.
  • Added an invisible character for texthelp support in matchlist. this will help screen-reading software process the words on the page.
  • Added an option of splitting the js property in custom Questions to Question and scorer within one object.
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.123.0,
  • Removed a console error when reviewing the correct answer on the simple shading Question type.
  • Fixed a bug where the sort list Question type shows the wrong stimulus list Item when resuming responses.

2018.1.LTS

Our first Long Term Support release. This provides a stable, supported codebase, receiving stability & performance code fixes for its full lifecycle.

Note that v2018.2.LTS is now available, so we recommend using that version for production releases instead now.

Read more about 2018.1.LTS here.

  • Released: 6th June 2018
  • End of Life: 31st May 2020

Bugfixes
Questions API v2.122.11,
  • Fixed a bug that caused submit_over_limit to not work properly with the longtextV2 Question type.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the formula Question type from returning the highest possible score, when valid_response and alt_responses have the same correct answer value.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.78.8, Questions API v2.122.10,
  • Fixed a bug where calling reset() on Assess API with events enabled will cause the application to throw errors in the browser console.
  • Fixed a bug with the formula keypad where certain touch devices would trigger the same input twice instead of once.
  • Fixed a bug that caused an unwanted pair of curly braces "{}" to be added to the LaTeX output of the subscript symbol in formula Questions.
  • Fixed an issue preventing uploads of unrecognised file types on some operating systems.
  • Fixed a bug where sharedPassages math renderer would be overriden in some cases and therefore not applied correctly.
  • Fixed a bug where inserting accent marks in Safari with the Cloze Text Question type by pressing Cmd+E followed by any vowel would result in an extra accent mark being inserted.
  • Fixed a bug where copy-pasting content was not possible on the Cloze Math Question type when using Firefox on a Windows device.
  • Fixed a bug where the Create Table and Edit Table modals in the Essay with rich text Question type were rendered in an incorrect position in two-column layouts.
  • Fixed a bug where the Imageclozetext Question type input box placeholder value was broken when it had more than one word.
  • Fixed a bug in fillshape that threw an exception in the console and prevented the suggested answers list from being visible.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.83.7, Assess API v2.78.7, Questions API v2.122.9,
Bugfixes
Questions API v2.122.8,
  • Fixed a bug where audio Question Types would show a missing device error and not start on Safari 12 for MacOS.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.83.6,
  • Fixes bug that prevents users from navigating to the new adaptive item if the previous item has reference's format as a number (example: "123456789")
Features
Items API v1.83.5,
  • Internal performance improvements for executing requests with Learnosity servers.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.78.6, Questions API v2.122.7, Events API v1.4.3,
  • Fixed a bug that caused Assess API to send the wrong contextHeight to the scrollablepassage.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the overflow:auto containers from scrolling, when dragging the responses of dragdrop Question types to the top or bottom edges of their containers.
  • Fixed a bug where the Numberline Question type showed incorrect suggested answers.
  • Fixed a bug where the clozeassociation Question type's wordwrap option does not work in the response container.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the length of the clozeassociation response zone to be calculated using LaTeX code instead of rendered math.
  • Various internal changes that improve stability.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.78.5, Questions API v2.122.6, Events API v1.4.2,
  • Fixed a bug where the save/submit dialog could still show the cancel button when limit_type was set to hard.
  • Updated button styles to be the same in all regions.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the Item container to be rendered with the wrong height in the horizontal-fixed region.
  • Fixed a bug where the assessment button element lost its title attribute, when hide_label_option was set to true.
  • Fixed a bug that caused content inside the scrollablepassage feature to be invisible when being used on iOS 10 devices.
  • Improved the stability of the audio recorder Question type on mobile devices.
  • Fixed a bug where entering double quotes into a math formula within the stimulus results in subsequent HTML not being rendered correctly.
  • Fixed a bug that caused auto-generated math content from being cleared when the formula input's focus was removed.
  • Provided a better description for formula Question types when these Question types are validated.
  • Fixed a bug where ImageclozeassociationV2 did not render math properly in the alt_response tab in Question Editor.
  • Fixed a bug where draggable Items were hidden when dragged over other Questions in the same Item.
  • Fixed a bug where dynamic content variable names that contained spaces or math function names would render incorrectly.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the formulaV2 Question type to use the MathQuill engine to render math content during review state, when no math_renderer engine was defined.
  • Fixed a bug that had TextHelp read orderlist options as a single word, rather than as separate options.
  • Fixed a bug for the Microsoft Edge browser, where it would report a font-face loading error in the console when rendering MathJax.
  • Added support in spokenmath for two new math symbols: material conditional and material equivalence to the math keypad.
  • Improved the text string generation
    • The use of the word times for equations containing parens.
    • Infinite repeating decimals
    • Decimals with a trailing zero
    • Measure of angle
    • Singular ordinal fractions
    • Mixed numbers
    • Unary plus
  • Fixed a bug where an error fetching past events on subscriber initialisation would prevent receiving any future events.The API still reports the error in the console, records it in the LearnosityEvents.errors list and sends it to the errorListener if specified, but now continues to send subscribe requests to retrieve new events and deliver them to the application.
  • Fixed the messages reported on backend errors. Previously, raw backend error responses were reported verbatim in the console. An additional error message is now reported, if available, giving more context about what the error means for the API (e.g., fatal or not). This does not impact what gets recorded (i.e, the error only) in LearnosityEvents.errors nor sent to the errorListener.
  • Fixed a bug where requests denied with 4xx HTTP errors would be retried in a tight loop. This prevents overloading the backend with a lot of known-incorrect requests. As before, the request is passed to the caller's errorListener, allowing it to be informed about the issue and take further corrective action if needed.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.78.4, Questions API v2.122.5,
  • Fixed a bug where the review screen button in the drop-down menu ignored the option show_submit_button: false and still showed the finish button in the review screen dialog.
  • Fixed a bug that caused Questions API initialization to fail when render_with_captured_questions: true is used in "resume" state.
  • Fixed a bug that caused errors with assessment navigation when render_with_captured_questions: true is used in "resume" state.
  • Fixed a bug where the Rating Question Type would not highlight the selected response in "review" state.
  • Fixed the unattempted state of the Rating Question Type so that it appears blank instead of highlighting the first option.
  • Fixed a bug where tooltips for buttons in the right region would be cut off when long label text was used.
  • Fixed a bug affecting Firefox and Safari where math elements in question stimulus had an unnecessary bottom margin applied when an ancestor element was focused.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the image tag to malfunction when double quote " was used in alt or title attributes.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.78.3, Questions API v2.122.4,
  • Fixed a compatibility issue when PDF.js is included in the same document.
  • Fixed a bug where Questions API would crash when the correct answers list for some legacy classification Questions was shown.
  • Fixed an issue where the calculator feature would always open above its associated button on smaller browser window sizes.
  • Fixed a bug where Classify, Match and Order Question types would lose focus when scrolling on iOS devices.
  • Fixed a bug where the dynamic content Question does not save the response value from the first attempt.
  • Fixed a bug that caused imageclozeassociationV2 Question type to fail to render the stored dynamic content attempts in review mode.
  • Fixed a bug that caused math content to render improperly when the new public methods dynamics.nextAttempt() or dynamics.previousAttempt() were called.
  • Fixed a bug with the public method setScrollablePassagesContextHeight which was not resetting the size of the scrollablepassage to automatic when content was used as an argument of the public method.
  • Fixed a bug where the audio player (simple feature) styling will be broken by text-indent when its type is displayed as text.
  • Fixed a bug where calling Try Again would consistently return options in the same order across refreshes on the following Question types: Multiple Choice, Choice Matrix (standard and inline), Classification, Cloze Association, Association and Image Cloze Association. This fix forces the correct answer to be in an unpredictable, random order on every single attempt.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.83.4, Questions API v2.122.3,
  • Enforced case-sensitivity for Item references in adaptive Activities, in line with the normal behaviour of Items API. This fixes an issue in itembranching assessments where students were not be able to complete a test if the Activity definition contained an Item reference with different casing to what was present in the Item bank.
  • Fixed a bug where placing Items containing drag and drop features, such as classification, not to render on iOS devices when used in an Activity containing columns and scrollable passages.
Bugfixes
Items API v1.83.3, Assess API v2.78.2, Questions API v2.122.2, Events API v1.4.1,
  • Fixed the way cross-domain iframe is served, it is now using requested version by server side determination. This allows better forward compatibility.
  • Fixed a bug where a test:pause event was unexpectedly triggered after a submit call.
  • Fixed a bug where some customized labelBundle values were being converted to lowercase. Now, multiple sentences and proper names will remain capitalized as configured.
  • Fixed a bug where the responsive region updated the wrong region settings, so that the right region did not appear when changing the window size to a medium or large viewport.
  • Fixed a bug where the flag button and calculator button weren’t showing tooltips when the user’s cursor was hovering over the button.
  • Fixed a bug so that only the vertical_stretch_option will be applied when both vertical_stretch_option and scrollable_option are both enabled at the same time in the Items region. This will prevent conflict between the two settings.
  • Fixed an issue with internationalization labels not applying to Image Highlight Question types.
  • Fixed an issue where opening the Calculator feature could cause the page position to jump to the top of the page.
  • Fixed a bug that causes custom Question type from calling the validate event before the ready event is triggered in review mode.
  • Fixed an issue with Basic Extended calculator where the % function was inconsistent with the existing Scientific Calculator.
Polish
Events API v1.4.1,
  • Made the retry-on-error behavior less aggressive by batching all retried publish events into fewer requests. This reduces the load on both clients and server in case of transient failures, and avoids compounding the problem while ensuring past events do not get lost.
Bugfixes
Assess API v2.78.1, Questions API v2.122.1,
Refactors
Items API v1.83.2,
  • Added mapping for Events API to support LTS versioning
Bugfixes
Items API v1.83.1,
  • Minor performance improvements for Activity initialization
Features
Items API v1.83.0, Assess API v2.78.0, Questions API v2.122.0, Events API v1.4.0,
  • Added support for LTS versions
  • v2018.1.LTS is released

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