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Compendium 1.5.3 Alpha 3 Release Notes

Welcome to Compendium 1.5.3 Alpha 3. This is a patch release in response to a bug report with deleting maps from lists. In the 1.5.2 version of Compendium deleting a map or list node from a list will delete all the nodes in the map or list even if it is not the last instance of the node (i.e. even if there are translcusion). This has now been fixed.

In addition to this major fix the following features and fixes are also included:

New Features

(taken from the Compendium Reporting System)


596  Change the tags - node icon indicator list (alphabetic order).
694  Optimize the web outline export for use with Word template.
695  Option for Web Maps export to remove details popups where only the node anchor and label are present.
696  Option for Web Maps export to exclude node details popups.


Bugs Addressed:

(taken from the Compendium Reporting System)

181  Include map titles in Web Maps export.
293  Compendium version 1.5.1 beta 2 - project backup problem.
456  Tags in tag view, pull down menu don't stay in sync.
498  Views jump from Tags View leaves permanent display trash.
526  Groupwear Refresh Timer runs even if on Derby.
534  Node Anchor ID wrong for transcluded nodes when exported.
536  Closing Tag View does not clear Working Area rollover hints.
604  Ctrl+Shift+Left in node label does wrong selection.
607  A few issues with Help files.
608  System locks up - when printing "Tools Menu".
680  Export of multiple pages in Maps.
690  Scribble pad clears when connected to remote database.
697  Alt+Shift+Right in node label does not work on Mac.


The Team for Compendium 1.5.3 Alpha 3


Software development: Michelle Bachler

Design and requirements: Simon Buckingham Shum, Al Selvin, Michelle Bachler, Jeff Conklin and Maarten Sierhuis

Testing: Simon Buckingham Shum, Al Selvin, Michelle Bachler, Ben Hawkridge

Webmastering: Al Selvin, Michelle Bachler, Simon Buckingham Shum

Funding: Compendium is funded from public research grants. We gratefully acknowledge the support of The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation OpenLearn Project, the UK Joint Information Systems Committee MEMETIC project, the UK Economic & Social Research Council/National e-Social Science Centre ECOSENSUS project, and the UK Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council CoAKTinG project.


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