April 15, 2014

The following information reflects what is new in the edX Platform as of April 15, 2014. See previous pages in this document for a history of changes.

edX Studio

  • HTML Editor Upgrade

    The HTML editor you use for HTML components, as well as Pages, was upgraded to improve usability.

    For instructions on using the new editor to add text, images, and links, see Working with HTML Components.

edX Learning Management System

  • New View {page} in Studio buttons are available in the LMS Staff View to make navigating between a live course and Studio easier.

Image of the Courseware page in a live course with Staff View indicated at top right and a View Unit in Studio button

For more information, see Go to Studio from Your Live Course.

  • A problem that prevented course staff from deleting the student’s state for an XBlock in the Beta Instructor Dashboard is now resolved. (LMS-2491)

  • All error messages that can be produced when a problem is submitted for grading are now correctly written in Javascript. These messages can now be read by screen readers, and no longer cause exception errors. (LMS-2474)

  • Video transcripts are now displayed in their source language. (BLD-935)

  • Video transcripts are now available for all video speeds in Firefox. (BLD-958)