Lectora 16.2.1 Release Notes

Lectora Desktop 16.2/16.2.1

Released on:

July 25, 2016

Current Version:

Lectora Inspire 16.2.1 (10668)

Lectora Publisher 16.2.1 (10667)

 

System Requirements:

Make sure you meet the following system requirements before you install Lectora:

  • Intel® or AMD® class processor
  • 500MB free RAM
  • 1GB free hard disk space for the application
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework 4.0 SP1 (required to install Camtasia Studio®)
  • A monitor with a minimum resolution of 1024x768

Lectora runs on the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows® XP
  • Microsoft Windows Vista®
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 10

Camtasia and Snagit - included with Lectora Inspire - only support Windows 7 and higher.

Courses created for the web require Internet Explorer® 8.0 or newer or any version of Mozilla Firefox™, Google Chrome™ or Apple Safari®. For Internet Explorer, version 10 or newer is needed to support the full use of the shadow, rotation, opacity and reflection effects.

Titles published for offline use can be written to external media such as CD-ROMs and Flash drives and require one of the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 10

 

System requirements for this service update:

Lectora Inspire 16.2, or

Lectora Publisher 16.2

Note: A full install of v16.2.1 may be used by those currently on v16.1 or lower.

 

Installation instructions:

  1. Download the appropriate file:
  2. Double-click the .exe file.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Lectora Inspire 16.2.1 (Inspire_Install_v16.2.1.exe)
  • Lectora Publisher 16.2.1 (Publisher_Install_v16.2.1.exe)

 

Lectora 16.2.1 is available for download in the following languages:

English, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Swedish

 

Lectora Inspire 16.2 and Lectora Publisher 16.2 include the following updates and fixes:

New Features:

The new features in Lectora 16.2 are:

  • Improvements to PowerPoint importing
  • A slim server for content previewing
  • xAPI enhancements
  • Support for additional Closed Captioning formats
  • Additional checkboxes and radio buttons
  • QR Code Preview for titles published to ReviewLink
  • Support FTP Active and Passive transfer modes

Please see our website for more information on the new features with this release.

 

Issues fixed in this release:

Application

LD-0296

  Group objects and questions will not snap to guides

LD-0365

  Entire questions can no longer use snap to guide option

LD-0976

  CurrentDate and CurrentTime variables change form from run mode to publish

LD-2083

  SCORM Non-Suspend Cookie Data lingers around for next session when not exited properly.

LD-2407

  Focus gets taken away from title explorer when you delete an item.

LD-2413

  RCD Text Scaling with Embedded image only shows scaled in Build View, not Run or HTML Publish and scrubbed

LD-2522

  PPT import issue on Windows 10. Only the first page would appear.

LD-2627

  Design Wizard does not display back and Next buttons when DPI set to 125%

LD-2726

  Snap to Guide does not work when multiple items are selected

LD-2751

  Transitions do not work consistently on objects that have opacity setting adjusted

LD-2991

  Inspire Tools Tab Only Opens in Small Window

LD-3195

  CourseMill on Tablet - zoom issue when paging back-and-forth in landscape

LD-3264

  Coordinates for Large Objects Off the Canvas Not Showing Correctly in Ribbon

LD-3270

  Lectora crashes when converting m4a file to mp3

LD-3369

  Crash when starting Lectora - Due to corrupt Page Layout registries

LD-3389

  Shape text doesn't get read by screen readers

LD-3394

  Issue with media with events displaying update Windows Media Player text

LD-3405

  Reference to window.top causes JS cross domain error in certain situations

LD-3433

  Problem Importing pkg file with audio set to Speaker icon

LD-3473

  Typo on File > Help page: Click and Learn says 'Lectora v12'

LD-3484

  Changing number lists with center alignment to bullets causes crash

LD-3493

  JAWS reading image/button name instead of Empty ALT

LD-3494

  Video recording not available from top ribbon

LD-3497

  Portuguese version of Lectora does not display grid/guide options correctly

LD-3507

  Using Title Manager Frame option causes issue with full screen video display

LD-3518

  Background audio not working

LD-3544

  Maximizing Lectora on a system with two monitors with different resolution doesn't fit screen

LD-3556

  Button text should be used for alt tags

LD-3558

  Web accessible images with no actions changing mouse pointer

LD-3582

  RCD title with text rendered as image only creates one image for ReviewLink publish

LD-3722

  Streaming server content requiring authentication has issues displaying

LD-3725

  Larger tablet RCD buttons use desktop view size for clickable area

LD-3737

  Inquisiq LMS "An Error Has Occurred Managing Your Lesson Data" when Printing Certificate

 

Objects

LD-0649

  Menu object created from TOC will not transition in or out

LD-0972

  Auto Size still enabled when button is locked

LD-2547

  Number List Items that are not selected will become Bullets when you click Bullet to change some of the items

LD-2555

  Status Indicator with Opacity don't work in Run and Publish

LD-2592

  Table Resizing after override in RCD titles

LD-2617

  Importing Lectora Online package file - Text block loses border when previewed

LD-2664

  Timers auto start doesn't work properly when importing Lectora Online Package file

LD-2666

  Progress bar fill missing when importing Lectora Online package file

LD-2672

  Reflections on rotated shapes render differently when published

LD-2683

  TOC Menu Transition not working in Chrome

LD-2704

  Videos with synced event at time 00:00:00 are not importing from Lectora Online

LD-2738

  When copying a custom progress bar the Initial value is not set to any value

LD-2742

  Initially Hidden Audio Files do not AutoPlay

LD-2950

  Empty ALT Tag Property Not Working on Images

LD-2993

  Text Block with Numbered Bullet list and vertical scroll enabled cuts off numbered bullets after nine

LD-3049

  Button Objects do not work in Firefox version 28 in a RCD title

LD-3062

  Allow reserved variables to be used as required variables on HTML Extension

LD-3091

  Table of Contents (drop down list type view) doesn't appear in IE10

LD-3169

  Captions don't work on iphone/ipad. (Note: must use WebVTT format.)

LD-3170

  When scaling text for RCD Views the bullet images are not being scaled.

LD-3178

  HTML5 - When running on IE11 or Edge Closed Captioning does not display

LD-3220

  Some video file types are not loading properly

LD-3232

  Numbered Bullets not centered exactly in the builder.

LD-3262

  Can't toggle Closed Captioning for video in IE8

LD-3265

  HTML5 player can't toggle Closed Captioning when run on android

LD-3303

  Progress Bar fill inherits from desktop view in RCD title

LD-3325

  Menu object does not appear when Fade transition in applied

LD-3335

  Buttons not appearing in Lectora run/preview or when published out

LD-3339

  Closed Captions won’t load if there is an empty line at the top of the xml file

LD-3340

  Closed Captions won’t show if start time is 00:00:00

LD-3370

  Videos with text look grainy in Lectora run/preview mode

LD-3371

  Video controllers contain side borders

LD-3377

  Embedded Image doesn't show in RCD

LD-3398

  Bullets lost when publishing with v12 Title in v16.1

LD-3427

  Rollover checkbox is selected by default when adding a video to 16.1

LD-3464

  Hyperlinks Not Working in Run Mode

LD-3535

  Video full screen - player does not display correctly

LD-3546

  Video: Retain last selection for Rollover enable/disable

LD-3575

  Maintain state of A/V Closed Captioning Feature

LD-3629

  Text boxes with text field background color does not scale correctly in RCD

LD-3639

  Video on Android phone, once you full screen you cannot go back

LD-3645

  Streaming video urls (rtmp:// protocol) loading slowly

LD-3657

  Rollover control should be disabled for WCAG/508 Titles

LD-3677

  Scaling the video player results in a blurry video when published offline

LD-3685

  TOC tree view does not allow scrolling on iOS device

 

Actions

LD-0505

  Move action placement is always offset by a few pixels from actual coordinates

LD-3364

  On Done Playing actions do not function when using custom image display

LD-3420

  Using actions to Pause, then Stop, then Play a Timed Progress Bar will not restart the progress bar

LD-3522

  Change contents action with audio causing error

LD-3531

  Exit action not working when published to xAPI and run on ScormCloud

LD-3610

  YouTube OnDone actions not working

LD-3626

  Go to web address action does not work for run/preview modes or offline publish

LD-3635

  On click actions on images do not fire in Mac iOS browsers

 

Questions/Tests/Surveys/Forms

LD-2381

  Multiple Response questions select two answers when comma is used

LD-2532

  Words with apostrophes are not able to be entered into Drop Down lists

LD-2593

  Test Results do not show in Edge in local publish preview

LD-2669

  Custom Radio Buttons show only default button Edit mode

LD-2872

  Rank/Sequencing questions causes interaction errors for SCORM

LD-3113

  Drag and drop text items that have margins added break the question

LD-3230

  Results page in a random test displays as Page ~~~null~~~ of 2

LD-3252

  Test results preview is not showing the question placeholder option in the right order/sequence

LD-3320

  Correct Response Pattern for Multiple Choice is not reported correctly in xAPI

LD-3322

  A finished test/quiz is not reporting "completed" if failed.

LD-3324

  Enabling test results while in a RCD view will not be laid out page correctly

LD-3328

  Issues with grading when MR question contains similar answer separated by comma or blanks

LD-3349

  Matching question: Source and Target are not filled in for xAPI

LD-3358

  Likert: Using any radio buttons except default causes incorrect selection

LD-3381

  Actions attached to test results object are not retained after closing title

LD-3404

  Multiple Response question that contain commas will not display answers in results page

LD-3406

  Multiple Response questions using Grade each choice displays as incorrect

LD-3438

  Opacity set to 0 for radio buttons invisible in RCD title

LD-3450

  Cannot select Likerts if you have both custom radio buttons and custom checkboxes in title

LD-3458

  Likert custom scale always opens with 3 choices, regardless of number selected

LD-3460

  Unchecking Horizontal Rule/Separator in Results Designer does not persist when title is closed and reopened

LD-3479

  Test Results, issues with the Link back items in LMSs

LD-3481

  Issues with commas in Rank/Sequence Questions

LD-3508

  Rank/Sequence with comma in first choice and grade each choice display “r” in test results

LD-3525

  Test submission running two times per user if test has results submission and “show results” enabled

LD-3543

  Form Drop-down List causes Exception when Published.

LD-3683

  Adding a Note to Test level causes Results Object to think it is not on last page

LD-3686

  Radio button with non-default image must be clicked twice

LD-3700

  Custom Radio buttons/Checkboxes within a Form object don't reset their images when the form is reset

LD-3719

  Likert connector selection not showing on Question Creator when question is in a survey

 

Publish

LD-3054

  Offline publish survey/test with results submission causes JS error with no name prompt

LD-3125

  Publish only updated pages does not pick up changes to Transitions

LD-3202

  Publishing to SCORM causing much larger imsmanifest files

LD-3293

  Publish only updated pages not detecting updated actions

LD-3452

  Titles published to ReviewLink and viewed on iPhone have horizontal scroll bars

LD-3585

  Text is unable to be highlighted when the course is published as an RCD course

LD-3661

  RCD title not displaying correctly on iPhone within Coursemill

 

Please see our website for Known Issues with this release.