Lectora Online Known Issues

Lectora Online currently has the following known issues:

All issues are current as of 11/8/2017

Select the appropriate tab below to review specific known issues. Please see the Release Notes for a full list of issues resolved in the most recent release.

Resolved in Release 4.0, implemented 11/10/2017
Resolved in Release 4.0, implemented 11/10/2017


  • Responsive Course Design


      • The Progress bar will no longer lose its outline if overridden in a different view in the context of a Responsive (RCD) title
      • Custom radio buttons and checkboxes within a Responsive title will no longer lose their selection when the browser window is resized to different views
      • Pages no longer incorrectly scroll from left to right when viewed in Phone Landscape mode
      • Adding a text block with an embedded image now correctly retain a Responsive title's Saved state
      • Applying a theme to a Responsive title will no longer initially set the incorrect, non-default page height
      • Issues displaying embedded images in text blocks when changing the views of a Responsive title have been resolved


  • Accessibility


      • Audio files that are set to hidden will not be announced by screen readers
      • Titles with Web Accessibility enabled and Questions set to Always on Top will now publish with the correct fieldset and legend tags to be properly identified and announced by screen readers
      • The screenreader JAWS will no longer read the graphic file name when announcing a button in IE 11


  • Media


      • When playing a video that is initially hidden and then shown via a Show action, it will no longer overlap the bounds of either the container or the controller bar
      • When videos are played in fullscreen mode in a title published with the Title Manager, there will no longer be objects that will display on top of them
      • Using the Tab key and the Spacebar to initiate and pause media files will no longer act upon multiple files simultaneously
      • The Closed Caption option 'On/Off' selection will be retained for all media across all pages so that the user does not have to select the option each time
      • Issues resolved with audio events being renamed and actions reset when edited after being initially created




      • Attached documents are now referenced incorrectly in SCORM imsmanifest files.
      • Titles published to SCORM 1.2 will no longer cause manifest errors related to Flash Player and Silverlight elements
      • Documentation has been added to specify examples of generally accepted values for reserved SCORM variables, such as AICC_Lesson_Status


  • Application


      • Buttons in the Publisher are no longer enabled when the user has cancelled out of creating or opening a new title
      • Buttons in the Publisher are no longer enabled when the user has cancelled out of creating or opening a new title
      • Using the Title Wizard to create a Shared title with the Standard e-Learning Template no longer causes an error in the application preventing the title to load
      • In the Variable Manager, the Edit button on the Unused tab is now correctly disabled
      • Errors resulting from using the Background Wizard on the Design Tab have been resolved
      • Title Search run by Admins and Projects Manager will now return titles with no team members are assigned to them
      • Selecting Page Preview multiple times will no longer cause the title to shift in the Publisher or change views


  • Objects


      • Statements for Transitions in Debug Mode now show the object's name rather than its HTML name
      • Removing a Zipped Folder as an Attachment through the Resource Manager no longer returns an error
      • Users are no longer prevented from deleting a reference after it has been added to an object
      • Variable name changes will no longer update objects that are not checked out in shared title
      • Adding a library objects that contains a Table of Contents with status indicators will now properly import all the associated icons
      • Objects with 'Offset from right' selected and placed on the left edge of the page or 'Offset from bottom' selected and placed at the top of the page will now show correctly when published
      • Copying and pasting a progress using a Reserved Variable will now retain that variable in the pasted object
      • Shadows will no longer shift positions when the object is selected and deselected by the user
      • Modifying the Width and Height of multiple selected Stock Buttons will now update correctly
      • Version updates will now correctly set the Menu object's background image and status indicator icons
      • Drawing shapes will generate the correct coordinates, width, and height in the status bar and Position and Size tab


  • Questions/Tests/Surveys/Forms


      • Undoing the name change of a Test with a Test Section will now correctly rename the Test Section variable with the original underscore
      • Copying/pasting Entry Fields will now properly retain the original Entry Field's selected associated Variable
      • Questions contained in pop-up windows will now correctly retain the variable's value.
      • Custom radio buttons larger than 19x19 will now be exported to a pkg file with the correct size so they are not cut off in Lectora desktop titles
      • Questions can no longer be added to a Group


  • Actions


      • Triggers will now update when actions are moved from a text button to an action group when the user uses the copy and paste, cut and paste or by using the drag function
      • When an Action is selected, the Group Selection option from the Home Ribbon is no longer disabled


  • Publish


      • Published content has been updated so that drag and drop on a mobile device is not captured as a swipe gesture and users can utilize the cursor to select text
      • Content opened in a frameset rather than a new window will no longer display in small size in the top left corner when viewed on an iOS device
      • A title will no longer be prevented from loading in iOS if Safari's Browser Private Mode is selected
      • Users will no longer encounter errors entering text into an entry field when a title is is launched in IE8 or IE11 in emulation mode for IE8
      • Users can now use Javascript to reference a Form object's variable using its HTML name
      • Using the Scroll To action in a Lightbox Pop-up Window will no longer cause the Title Bar Text or Pop-Up window to change position
      • Titles with files that contain non-breaking spaces will no longer prevent the title from loading successfully in ReviewLink


  • Text


    • Text Font will now correctly display on the Home Ribbon when a text block is being edited
    • When pasting bulleted text, the font size will now be retained so that the user no longer has to go to the List Properties and manually adjust
    • Bulleted and numbered lists will now retain their respective formatting when used in Firefox
    • Alignment of bulleted/numbered lists will follow alignment rules designated by the end user and no longer left align regardless of the alignment selected when used in Firefox
    • Bullet alignment has been addressed so that it is uniform in size when adding text in a text block via copy/paste, entered text, or imported titles
    • When modifying choice text in the Question editor, the original text style will be retained
    • Numbered lists using standard numbers or Roman Numerals where the number is greater than 99 will no longer appear cut off in the text block
    • Text will no longer incorrectly show an empty Font and incorrect Font size of 10 when edited
    • Copy paste functionality from MS Office applications will retain original format of text.
  • LO-4505: Context menu Hyperlinks and IE11 do not stick.
  • LO-3026 Make CurrentTime and CurrentDate variables display the same in all browsers, and/or customizable
  • LO-3729 Callout shadow positions are off when callout tail is extended.
  • LO-3732 xAPI - Hot Spot question graded individually - issues with statements on ScormCloud
  • LO-3833 Buttons with borders applied only in other states are cut off when a state is viewed.
  • LO-3858 Inline Variables - VAR(AICC_Course_ID) showing up blank in SCORM Cloud
  • LO-3888 Unused resources warning, but resources have been removed according to Resource Manager
  • LO-4011 Some bullet types imported from Lectora Inspire or Publisher are not available in this version.
  • LO-4216 Find / Replace is not replacing text in Notes.
  • LO-4331 Print - some objects not printing
  • LO-4418 In Run Mode, Mute does not persist across pages
  • LO-5167 CSV import drops some Multiple Choice answer choices
  • LO-5171 Import CSV is not picking up the Feedback options in the CSV file
  • LO-5172 Export CSV is not saving the Feedback options into the CSV file
  • LO-4623: In build view, Progress bar preset variables need to transfer when copied over
  • LO-620 Copying text in a title that has a background set at the plate level will cause the background color to be inserted into the copied text. This is seen when pasting the text. This is a problem with Chrome and Safari on Mac. Workaround: Paste using Ctrl+Shift+V or if you have already pasted the text select/cut and then re-paste using Ctrl+Shift+V.
  • LO-1279 In an RCD title, if you insert a text block into a mobile view and then add text that includes line breaks when you switch back to desktop view and then back to the mobile view the text block will have an increased height.
  • LO-1902 Table of Contents does not handle random test sections
  • LO-3285 When applying certain textures to shapes, they are applied as a solid color when outline weight is odd - Edit mode only
  • LO-3886 Chrome; objects filled with images that have transparency can appear choppy in Run and Edit modes.
  • LO-4195 Gradients applied to Stock Button turns Normal/Disabled States into a Square
  • LO-4329 Buttons are left in over state after being activated by the keyboard.
  • LO-4242: Attached documents referenced incorrectly in manifest
  • LO-4161 Publishing metadata to HTML not working
  • LO-4783 Scale Content option makes text fuzzy/blurry when there is a video on the page
  • LO-4910 Several user issues with random object re-positioning and red errors on publish
  • LO-4932 Mobile, SCORM, some text renders larger on a mobile device.