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Current version: 3.0.1.35 (dated 5/24/03)

Version 3.0.1.35:

Fixed:

If a task has a maximum point total ("reduce to xxx points"), printing individual student data could show the wrong percentage for summed tasks if the points attempted were greater than that max total.

Version 3.0.1.34:

Fixed:

Problem in printing Descriptive statistics for Final tasks.

Problem in showing the mean/median for histograms if "Plot student min/max" is checked.

If a task summed/averaged itself, could get a Stack overflow when showing individual students.

If a task has a maximum point total ("reduce to xxx points"), printing individual student data could show the wrong percentage if the points attempted were greater than that max total.

Version 3.0.1.33:

Added:

Sending email as HTML is now optional.

Fixed:

Problem changing default directory.

Reading in data over 255 characters long could cause weird errors.

Could not read in some old DOS version files if they used character db items.

Version 3.0.1.32:

Added:

Assigning grades shows grades for each section as well as the whole class.

Fixed:

An error message occurred when saving students, if some were deleted in that session.

Version 3.0.1.31:

Fixed:

Problem when emailing that caused extra emails to be sent to empty addresses.

Version 3.0.1.30:

Added:

Added writing html code to emails, so they look better.

If tasks and Total tasks now can use a range as a criteria instead of just above or below a value.

Fixed:

A problem in the site license version when saving a new class of data.

A problem with Total tasks if no tasks were discarded.

Version 3.0.1.29:

Added:

Added the ability to add withdrawals (W) when adjusting final grades.

Added options in the Options Dialog (Lists page) that affect how new tasks and attendance are added to the list of viewed items.  The new ones can now be added to the beginning of the list.

Fixed:

If using the Audit feature, and there is a db string item that uses over 40 characters, and a student had no value for that db item, caused errors reading/writing the class.

If no valid password was entered, the filename is changed to '' to prevent overwriting the good file.

In some cases, deleting the last student in a section prevented you from seeing other sections.

Problem when printing report forms that caused a the first student in a section to be shown in the next section.

Version 3.0.1.27:

Fixed:

A problem with 3.0.1.26 in calculating sum, average, and percent tasks if the numbers of tasks to add aren't consecutive.

A problem in 3.0.1.26 with saving files in the site license version

Version 3.0.1.26:

Added:

Added a new printing option that causes unentered scores to always be printed as unentered, but still be used as 0 for the grade calculations.  This is found on the Options Dialog, Printouts page.  Also added options as to how the unentered score is printed (as a blank, etc.).

Added ability to change picture sizes when viewing them on the screen.

Fixed:

Listerrors occurred if attendance was added, and a task that used attendance wasn't numbered consecutively after the other tasks.

Copying class files onto read-only class files, e.g., for backup, was not permitted.

The program now checks for illegal grades when loading the class (e.g., due to disk errors).

If a child window was open and the class was closed, an error $FFFFFFFF could result.

If, when using the site license version, > one user opened a class at once, only the last one written contained the updated grades.  Fixed by allowing only one user to open the class at once.

Fixed problems with displaying dates for tasks.  They were always displayed with standard US format instead of user alterable formats (Options Dialog, Date page).

 

Version 3.0.0.25:

Added:

Ability to read in comma and quote or flat files without <line feeds> at the end of lines.

Ability to print to a file from the main window.

Fixed:

Illegal attendance characters caused a List error.

Grade system with no values causes a "unable to add line" error.

Problem with not recalculating scores when importing some data.

Version 3.0.0.24:

Fixed:

Problem unlocking locked columns.

Sort problem if using sections and doing multiple sorts.

Version 3.0.0.23:

Fixed:

If no tasks taken, and it is a sum task, it added to zero instead of blank.

Problems emailing data to multiple addresses fixed.

Problem placing the mean and std. dev arrows in plots (slightly off).

Descriptive statistics showed the high/low interval instead of student scores.

Global options sometimes didn't hold between different sessions.

If you had no class open, and changed some options in the Options dialog, the Min. points used for calculations could be set to 100.

Problem selecting students by db criteria in Histograms if a db character item.

Version 3.0.0.22:

Added:

Added ability to delete students from student list shown when editing individual students.

Ability to use If task for sum, average, and percent tasks (see the readme file).

Added new report commands related to showing sections and their data.

Fixed:

Viewing flipped names was not being saved when exiting the class.

Last viewed class wasn't necessarily the correct one.

Problem in viewing a final task when in descriptive statistics and in plots.

No students shown when viewing one section in edit mode and then doing descriptive statistics or a plot on it.

Problem with wrong menu shown when closing some windows.

Problem with sending email using a db item as the email address.

Version 3.0.0.21:

Fixed:

Problems exporting and importing email addresses.

List index error that could occur when importing flat files.

Extra credit problem and calculation problems when dropping tasks.

List error if dropped tasks exceeded total tasks.

List error when viewing single items by class.

Problem resetting column widths of some items.

Problem saving section names.

Occaisional GPF problem when saving new files.

Showing statistics didn't work on histograms if a 3D plot.

Version 3.0.0.20:

Added:

Ability to change colors on the html files (on the Options dialog, Printouts page).

Ability to email > 1 set of recipients at once.

Fixed:

.Problem importing new db items via comma and quote files.

Problem entering data for db character items.

When changing section names, the program didn't warn when exiting that data had changed.

Problem saving the default directories for saving/loading class files.

Version 3.0.0.19:

Added:

When showing histograms, you can now specify that, if you have 10 total points, that the data be plotted with 11 categories, one per whole number.

Changed:

Percentiles are added and shown by 5 points instead of 10 (Statistics task, percentiles).

Fixed:

Problem saving lists of items to view on the All page.

Fix for Japanese double wide characters.

Fix for a problem with the wrong menu showing (in some rare cases).

When writing grids, if you select section(s), and the section numbers aren't consecutive, the wrong section or no section was shown (section 0).

Version 3.0.0.18:

Fixed:

Total points shown for a student on printing student data if a User task sometimes was wrong (the calculations were right).

 

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