Released May 2012
Resolved Issues for 6.2
- Users who attempt to download MP4 archives that have already been generated no longer receive a message that the MP4 is being generated.
- The participant Talk button graphic updates correctly if their audio is disabled by the Presenter while the Participant is transmitting.
- Launching the eBoard or viewing an Application Share no longer disables text chat, the media toolbar, and the participant list on Mac 10.6 and higher running Firefox.
- MP4 archives are no longer deleted after being downloaded once through a course management system integration.
- If two multiple choice questions have identical possible answers, answering one question no longer changes the answer to the other as well.
- Resolved an issue where Classroom would hang indefinitely while loading.
- Users who do not have a standard API accounts can no longer configure Classroom CMS integrations.
Known Issues for 6.2
|Resolved||Software Notes||Feature||Issue Number||Issue||Workaround|
|eBoard||CLAS-98||Drawings on the eBoard become distorted when the Classroom browser window is resized.|
|Chrome||Breakout rooms||CLAS-115||The lower half of the Breakout room UI cannot be used until the archive reminder is dismissed.|
|Windows, Chrome||Text chat||CLAS-144||The To: drop-down menu is not visible when clicked.||Maximize the Classroom window.|
|Mac, Chrome||CLAS-64||The media bar, text chat, and participant areas of the interface sometimes appear as a black bar. This is the result of Java not launching properly.||Restarting the browser has been known to fix this issue.|
|Mac, Safari 5||SUPP-798||The scrollbars do not scroll the available slides in the presenter console or in the content frame while viewing a web page.||(Partial) Detach the presenter's console from the Classroom window. The pane should scroll normally.|
|Windows||eBoard||Windows 32-bit and 64-bit Classroom servers have different capabilities for uploading files to the eBoard.|
|If the Classroom interface is opened in a browser tab instead of a new window, Classroom may behave unpredictably.||Always open Classroom in a new browser window instead of a tab.|
|Mac 10.7, Safari||The Import Powerpoint dialog will not load on successive attempts.|
|Mac 10.6 & Higher||The Default Content folder remains disabled for participants with elevated permissions in break out rooms.|
|Mac 10.6 & Higher||Application Sharing||Selecting the "Window" option when launching Application Sharing for the second time causes the Share to end on the host's computer.||Select Screen Area instead.|
|Mac 10.7||eBoard||The eBoard reloads each time art is added to the canvas.|
|6.2||Mac 10.6 & Higher, Firefox||eBoard||Launching the eBoard or viewing an Application Share disables text chat, the media toolbar, and the participant list.||Use a supported version of the Safari browser.|
|Mac, Firefox||Setup Wizard||Attempting to run the Setup Wizard while Java is disabled in the browser settings will cause the browser to crash.|
|Mac, Firefox||Application Sharing||An incorrect message is displayed for presenters if both presenters attempt to use Application Sharing at the same time.|
|Internet Explorer 9||Application Sharing, Breakout Rooms||The share button is not properly disabled in breakout rooms.|
|Application Sharing||When sharing a program window with Application Sharing, the screen area previously occupied by the window continues to be shared if the window is closed.||End the share before closing the window.|
|eBoard||Participants who have been demoted from Presenters can still place text on the eBoard, although it is not visible to other participants.|
|Application Sharing||When sharing a program window with Application Sharing, an incorrect message appears confirming that the share has begun. Although the message states that the whole desktop is being shared, only the window is actually shared.|
|Archives||Video is not displayed in MP4 archives after all slides have been clear from the eBoard.|
|Video||One to one video does not work when one or both users are using phone simulcast.|
|Attendance tracking||Attendance tracking reports reflect only participants who successfully exited the room. A participant who has not logged out yet or was removed from the room as a result of a bug or crash is not included in the report.|
|Internet Explorer, Windows 64-bit||Setup Wizard||When running the Setup Wizard using Internet Explorer on Windows 64-bit, the Wizard links to an incorrect version of Java if a supported version is not detected.||Download the 64-bit version of a supported Java version from Sun Microsystems before using Wimba Classroom, or use a supported version of the Firefox or Safari browsers.|
|Changes to the Presenter On-The-Fly setting within the Administration Tools do not immediately take effect when users are logged in to a room.||Use the 'Reset Room' feature.|
|The Breakout Rooms tab does not display correctly after promoting and demoting participants multiple times during a session via Presenter-On-The-Fly|
|Special characters in a PowerPoint filename revert to underscores in the name of the folder created when using the room's on-the-fly Import PowerPoint feature|
|eBoard||Resetting the Content Frame and then re-launching the eBoard displays annotations added before the content reset||Click the 'Clear Slide' button to remove annotations.|
|Video||Name labels do not display in the Video Window during One-to-One Video.|
|Video||Name labels display in the Video Window when changing from normal video switching to One-to-One Video|
|Video||Name labels do not display in the Video Window for One-to-One Video users when normal video switching rules take effect|
|Video||A name label does not appear in the Video Window when a user is broadcasting video alone, or when a second user who is not transmitting video is present|
|Windows 7, Firefox||eBoard||Participants are unable to import an image to the eBoard using the 'Import' button.|
|Mac||Application Sharing, Breakout Rooms||The Application Sharing ('Share') button is occasionally enabled in Breakout Rooms for 'default' presenters using Macintosh computers.|
|Video||Video Bandwidth text-based commands do not return an error when a user indicates an option that exceeds the server-wide video bandwidth cap.|
|JAWS||The JAWS screen reader does not read the "Do you want to archive this presentation?" prompt within the Archive Reminder.|
|Application Sharing||The "Appshare Session has now ended" message remains in the Content Frame if a Presenter ends an Application Sharing session targeted to the Content Frame, and then starts an Application Sharing session targeted to a New Window, during the same Wimba Classroom session.||Click the "Reset Content Frame" link in the Presenter's Console.|
|Mac||Application Sharing||If a presenter shares a single window in an AppShare session and then minimizes the window, the area of the presenter's desktop behind the minimized window is displayed to participants in the session|
|Archives, eBoard||If an archive contains multiple instances of eBoard content that are interrupted by an AppShare session, the content from the first eBoard instance is not displayed after the AppShare|
|Telephony||When dialing in to a Wimba Classroom session, with certain phones PIN numbers are not received correctly if a user begins dialing before the end of the voice prompt.|
Blackboard Collaborate will be upgrading our Wimba Classroom servers on Saturday, July 14th, 4pm ET through July 15th, 6am ET.
During this time, Wimba Classroom live classrooms and archives will be unavailable from within Blackboard Vista as well as from the backend administration area.