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iTest 1.4.1 released

Changes:

- added Latvian translation
- number of flags now unlimited, although iTest 1.4.0 won't be able to open your database if you create more than 20 flags (otherwise, the database format is unchanged and compatible)
- added the "Shuffle answers" and "Do not print test results" options to server settings
- "Other settings" moved from iTestClient to iTestServer
- Mac OS X: double click or drag and drop database files onto the iTest icon to open them
- upgraded from Qt 4.4.0 to Qt 4.5.0 (Windows and Mac OS X binary packages; tarballs still build with Qt 4.4)
- numerous bug-fixes and more...

Posted by Michal Tomlein 2009-04-04

iTest 1.4.0 released

Changes:

- added Italian translation
- added an advanced scoring system
- added multiple choice questions support
- upgraded from Qt 4.3.2 to Qt 4.4.0
- numerous bug-fixes and more...
iTestServer (formerly Database Editor)
- added the ability to create classes with students
- added the ability to set the (minimum) number of questions in a test for each flag separately
- added support for up to 9 answers and the ability to set this number for each question separately
- advanced test printing options, random order of questions in each printout, the ability to print keys to tests
- improved appearance under Mac OS X
- new database format - older versions of iTest cannot open the new itdb 1.4 files, iTest 1.4 can still open older databases
- code clean-up, code sharing with iTestClient
iTestClient (formerly Test Writer)
- added support for up to 9 answers
- code clean-up, code sharing with iTestServer

Posted by Michal Tomlein 2008-07-04

iTest 1.3.0 released

Changes:

- added Spanish translation
- added SVG (scalable vector graphics) support, which means questions can now contain graphics
- added multiple correct answers support
- new database format - older versions of iTest cannot open the new itdb 1.3 files, iTest 1.3 can still open older databases
- upgraded from Qt 4.3.1 to Qt 4.3.2
iTestServer (formerly Database Editor)
- added the ability to print questions and tests (with or without graphics)
- added search to the "overall statistics" dialogue
- made the ui more flexible
- many improvements in translations
- numerous bug-fixes and more...
iTestClient (formerly Test Writer)
- added the ability to hide correct answers at the end of tests
- made the ui more flexible
- fixed a bug where the status of the test progress bar was not refreshed after starting a new test

Posted by Michal Tomlein 2007-11-10

iTest 1.2.0 released

New: Macintosh disk image (Universal) now available

Changes:

iTestServer (formerly Database Editor)
- renamed to iTestServer
- added Portuguese translation
- added the ability to set a pass mark for each flag separately
- this required some changes in the saved sessions view and in printing
- added the ability to group similar questions in order to be able to tell the client to choose one question of the group at most (useful when knowing the answer for one question would suffice to guess the answers for other questions)
- server setup (advanced): double clicking adds/removes items
- improved the "overall statistics" dialogue; question names now coloured according to their flag
- improved the "change language" dialogue
- improved the comments editor (undo/redo)
- changed flag 1 colour to light green
- row height now calculated correctly in the "overall statistics" dialogue
- fixed the "adjust difficulty" button - now the icon in the list of questions changes when difficulty changed
- cleaned up the menus, improved their behaviour
- code clean-up
- new database format - older versions of iTest cannot open the new itdb 1.2 files, iTest 1.2 can still open older databases
- upgraded from Qt 4.3.0 to Qt 4.3.1
- and more...... read more

Posted by Michal Tomlein 2007-09-09