Release Notes - Moodle - Version 1.8.6 - HTML format

Bug

  • [MDL-3381] - search gives empty page --> ctype_spacer()
  • [MDL-4002] - Enlarged window not focused on in Mozilla & Firefox
  • [MDL-4248] - LDAP Authentication error.
  • [MDL-4485] - Assignment (online and uploadsingle) views are not logged
  • [MDL-4934] - glossary id for random_glossary not recoded upon restore
  • [MDL-5482] - Restoring of user attempts in quiz module (attached solution)
  • [MDL-8188] - MOODLE_17_STABLE missing file moodle/pix/i/approve.gif used by database module
  • [MDL-8550] - enrol/database/enrol_database_sync.php unenrolls everyone!
  • [MDL-8592] - HTML editor spell checker won't work on edit profile page referenced through https
  • [MDL-8778] - all participants' Last access shown as "Never" via front page's "People" block
  • [MDL-9410] - Web Page link doesn't work if entered web page doesn't have "http://"
  • [MDL-9534] - importing presets with field types that rely on \n (eg select options for both normal and multi select) don't work
  • [MDL-9728] - Unapproved database entries are making it into the RSS feeds somehow
  • [MDL-10586] - $table->head of admin/user.php needs some fix.
  • [MDL-10633] - Event names in Calendar are not properly escaped with recursive_stripslashes
  • [MDL-10657] - WYSIWYG editor adding unwanted characters in the form of < and / and >
  • [MDL-10750] - EDITORS NOT FUNCTIONING CORRECTLY
  • [MDL-10811] - A pagename of wiki chages from anyone to 'group' after restoring backuped wiki contents which does not contain user datas.
  • [MDL-10974] - Infinite loop in enrol/database/enrol.php syncronization code
  • [MDL-11142] - Enrolment data discarded during upgrade
  • [MDL-11342] - file path not urlencoded
  • [MDL-11382] - View own activity report and Edit your own profile should be re-activated in Administration block
  • [MDL-11396] - Update forum form displays "Restrict ratings to posts with dates in this range" unchecked even if it is set in the forum
  • [MDL-11461] - Ressource/types/... help files not available
  • [MDL-11969] - Assignment grades don't show when teachers view Recent Activity page - undefined capability moodle/course:viewrecent
  • [MDL-11978] - Chat, Quiz and myMoodle will fail initializing if $CFG->wwwroot is empty
  • [MDL-12086] - Search Block title missing
  • [MDL-12577] - Global search lang file in wrong location
  • [MDL-12614] - SCORM 1.2 JavaScript Error
  • [MDL-12662] - Undefined index: REQUEST_URI in users page inside course
  • [MDL-12783] - IMS Enterprise enrollment will unenroll students who were enrolled by other plug-ins
  • [MDL-12843] - Forum Digest Emails do not include proper CSS tag
  • [MDL-12855] - Show hidden courses in user profile overview
  • [MDL-12893] - Unable to sort by a date field at PostgreSQL - CAST() problem
  • [MDL-13268] - capcurrent class should be defined in all moodle themes
  • [MDL-13369] - On updating to the current stable release 1.8.4 we found we lost the ability to edit.
  • [MDL-13383] - Restore form and multilang tags in course name
  • [MDL-13716] - HttpRequest 404 Error Handling
  • [MDL-13792] - File uploads created with Japanese file names in Japanese Windows and IE cannot be downloaded.
  • [MDL-13823] - Changes on Postgres 8.3 turn some queries incompatible with moodle.
  • [MDL-13901] - Role for "Default role for all users" set to guest not authenticated user after upgrade.
  • [MDL-13982] - Poor performance when deleting questions on large sites, > 250000 questions
  • [MDL-13992] - Global Search requires antiword and pdftotext to be inside the Moodle directory structure
  • [MDL-14022] - Moodle casts scale name into an integer number and may consider it as points
  • [MDL-14024] - Update timezone.txt to latest version available...
  • [MDL-14063] - php error notice on Activities -> Quizzes page when logged in as guest
  • [MDL-14254] - Various updates to /search directory
  • [MDL-14262] - wrong link from logs
  • [MDL-14320] - Empty field of type "File" shown with icon
  • [MDL-14328] - Global Search : Initial settings when installing do not allow finding the converters, even if additional libs have been copied in.
  • [MDL-14342] - Quotes mismatch leads to print "$cid" instead of the value of $cid
  • [MDL-14352] - General feedback not showing up for descriptions
  • [MDL-14363] - forget to disable a tab in "Editing quiz" page
  • [MDL-14377] - UTF8 bad encoding in result lines of the global search engine.
  • [MDL-14395] - Upgrading to roles loses timestart and timeend from user_students and user_teacher tables
  • [MDL-14439] - Drop down menus not usable and not accessible in IE using keyboard only
  • [MDL-14467] - Bad link to Multiple Choice question help file
  • [MDL-14483] - Messaging should always send email in the language of the recipient, not the sender
  • [MDL-14495] - linking to an image file in a course from the front page can mess up $SESSION->wantsurl
  • [MDL-14499] - No Permission to data:uploadentries
  • [MDL-14557] - PostgreSQL+empty integer problem: user/editadvanced_form.php
  • [MDL-14564] - Error thrown when submitting assignment feedback due to notnull field requirement (PostgreSQL)
  • [MDL-14590] - Messages: HTML-Editor Spell Checking not working
  • [MDL-14678] - syntax problems in search/documents/physical_xml.php
  • [MDL-14716] - Install script: icon image are not displayed on the Server Checks page
  • [MDL-14726] - rcache bit wrong in set_field
  • [MDL-14750] - Multianswer questions get broken by backup and restore
  • [MDL-14764] - Imported multichoice questions may have a blank answernumbering value, which results in an "ERR" prefix to all answers' text.
  • [MDL-14770] - Global search: Error if I search as teacher of a course
  • [MDL-14797] - Error when moving a course to an empty category on Postgres
  • [MDL-14804] - question_list_instances is broken
  • [MDL-14820] - Bad XHTML when deleting directory
  • [MDL-14928] - Adding random questions from a category with an apostrophe in the name does not work
  • [MDL-15021] - Delete not fully setup users - separate admin setting
  • [MDL-15039] - Apostrophes preventing any users in course being unenrolled via LDAP
  • [MDL-15182] - LDAP enrolment course auto-creation doesn't work at user login
  • [MDL-15251] - Missing country field in user profile view
  • [MDL-15278] - View past session page is broken
  • [MDL-15290] - Missing question types not handled properly on backup
  • [MDL-15318] - url is a reserved word in JavaScript in IE, so the Gen Calendar URL button does not work there
  • [MDL-15332] - Item analysis links to the question edit form even for users without an appropriate capability
  • [MDL-15344] - Missing string [[nostatstodisplay]]
  • [MDL-15372] - Links in course summary and section summaries not recoded on restore
  • [MDL-15424] - XML Parsing Error in calendar/event_delete.html
  • [MDL-15501] - "Add Blocks" block doesn't use standard formatting
  • [MDL-16061] - Remove 'username' from the $moodleattributes array

New Feature

  • [MDL-4207] - Don't overwrite modified user profile values with empty LDAP values when 'unlocked if empty' is set

Task

  • [MDL-14329] - Global Search : Document converters must be set executable (chmoding) on Linux before use

Improvement

  • [MDL-8642] - Option to disable auto scroll on chat
  • [MDL-10295] - Global search index maintenance process not fitted for complex information entities
  • [MDL-13811] - Add a confirmation step when a user changes their own email address in their profile.
  • [MDL-13815] - Add a new course - Summary text should be optional
  • [MDL-14072] - backuplib.php performance improvement for the function full_tag()
  • [MDL-14249] - excellib is missing some functions - patch added
  • [MDL-14628] - Logging database error to the Apache error log
  • [MDL-14932] - Improve accessibility of 'assign role' button and the consistency of the UI in bulk user actions page
  • [MDL-14999] - Patch fixing various HTMLarea issues
  • [MDL-15469] - Limit emailconnectionerrorsto notification
  • [MDL-15544] - Disable email signup in new installation - add danger warning

Sub-task

  • [MDL-7362] - chatd.php test for 'allow_call_time_pass_reference' setting can fail
  • [MDL-7474] - Provide alt text for ascending/ descending icons in glossary
  • [MDL-10944] - Chat slow, daemon error
  • [MDL-14810] - Create a patch for this fix for 1.8

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