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mdeeprose
As explained in New announcement email behaviour in 2018 Q2  the behaviour of individual announcement notification emails has been changed without consultation nor communication.  This undisclosed functionality change means that when an announcement notification email is sent it does not include the text of the body of the announcement and…
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Terry Patterson
After a hiatus following Blackboard World, We are back with another interview for Bb Chalk Talks. This time our friend and knower of all things Blackboard Community, Marissa Dimino joins us. We ask her how to she came to her job at Blackboard, her favorite part of the Blackboard Community site, and learn about her four-legged child. This interview… (Show more)
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tb32012
(this post is a continuation update from my prior post in May 2018)   8/13 edit: added release information for Cumulative Updates!   Now that we're on the other side of BbWorld and getting closer to back-to-school period for many institutions it is a good time for an update on progress with New Box View!   Download with Annotations As I… (Show more)
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aw30683
Hello, I had a Faculty member ask me the below question. We were wondering if anyone could assist us with an answer? Thank you in advance   I am using the weighted average calculation in the gradebook.  In order to replicate the syllabus weights, I have to enter percentages that I have “backed into”.  As a result, the weights in Blackboard do… (Show more)
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kevinoconnor
There are a few issues with the 2016 theme but the fixes are spread out in threads here and on various mailing lists which makes it hard for people moving to the 2016 theme to know where to start/what to prioritise so I thought it might be useful to try to collate them.   The way it works is you can use this thread for general discussion and to… (Show more)
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kevinoconnor
We upgraded from Q2 2017 CU2 to Q2 2017 CU5 in January. Since then, chevrons have been appearing beside images in items, folders & blank pages. Also any text etc. after an image appears on a new line. This has broken existing formatting and the down arrow is confusing for instructors as it is also visible in student preview.   See example…
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mdeeprose
Hi All   I had not noticed any posts about this so far.  We were very surprised to find that the behaviour of "non-immediate" announcement emails has changed in 2018 Q2.   Today we installed 2018 Q2 on a dev server (self-hosted RHEL/Oracle) and as part of our post upgrade test we checked the announcement feature, both with "Send a copy of this… (Show more)
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tb32012
(this post is a continuation update from my prior post in February 2018)   Edit: 3/27 - Drawing Annotations were enabled for all customers on 3/26, noted by Box in their changelog here.   There has been quite a bit of activity over the past few weeks regarding New Box View, with some good progress being made but also some bumps in the road. … (Show more)
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