January 16th, 2015 – Release Notes
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January 16th, 2015 – Release Notes

New SIMnet Content & Features

New Projects

  • Access 2013 In Practice – Guided Project 5-2 (Upload .accdb)
  • Access 2013 In Practice – Independent Project 5-5 (Upload .accdb)
  • Access 2013 In Practice – Guided Project 9-1 (Upload .accdb)
  • Access 2013 In Practice – Independent Project 9-5 (Upload .accdb)
  • Access 2013 Skills Approach – Skill Review 9.2 (Upload .accdb)
  • Access 2013 Skills Approach – Challenge Yourself 9.4 (Upload .accdb)

Projects Updated for Macintosh Users

  • Excel 2013 In Practice – Independent Project 5-4
  • Excel 2013 Skills Approach – Skill Review 6.1
  • PowerPoint 2013 Capstone – Level 1 Creating a Sales Presentation
  • PowerPoint 2013 Capstone – Level 2 Creating a Sales Presentation
  • PowerPoint 2013 Capstone – Level 3 Creating a Sales Presentation

New/Improved Grading Features

Access

  • Validation Rules now allow alternate expressions.
    • Access 2013 Skills Approach – Challenge Yourself 5.4 (Upload .accdb)
  • New grading for navigation categories, navigation groups, objects within navigation groups, and navigation shortcuts.
  • New grading to check if a table is linked to a back-end database.
  • New grading to check if concatenated key field values violate unique constraint.
  • New grading to check record values in a junction table.
  • New grading to check if a table has been deleted.

Excel

  • Improved Clustered Column/Clustered Bar Chart grading to compare cell references of Categories and Values Per series.
    • Excel 2013 In Practice – Independent Project 3-6
    • Excel 2013 In Practice – Independent Project 3-4 (Mac Supported)
    • Excel 2013 Skills Approach – Skill Review 7.1
    • O’Leary Excel 2013 – Lab 1-2 Animal Rescue Foundation Housing Cost Analysis
    • O’Leary Excel 2013 – Lab 1-3 Work Mileage Analysis
    • O’Leary Excel 2013 – Lab 2-1 U.S. Patents by Technology
    • O’Leary Excel 2013 – Lab 2-2 Airline Baggage Fees
  • New grading to determine whether or not the top row is frozen, the first column is frozen or a specific pane is frozen in the worksheet.
    • Excel 2013 In Practice – Independent Project 1-5 (Mac Supported)
    • Excel 2013 In Practice – Independent Project 1-6.
    • Excel 2013 Project Learn – Work It Out 4A-E1
    • Excel 2013 GA State Standards – Work It Out 4A-E1
    • Excel 2013 Skills Approach – Skill Review 4.1

PowerPoint

  • Improved slide transition name grading.

Bug Fixes

Access

  • Access 2013 Skills Approach – Fix It 3.6 (Upload .accdb) – Improved grading functionality on Form control locations

Excel

  • The following projects have been updated to use standard Microsoft Office themes and fonts
    • Excel 2013 In Practice – Independent Project 1-6
    • Excel 2013 Skills Approach – Challenge Yourself 4.3 (Mac Supported)
    • Excel 2013 Skills Approach – Skill Review 4.1
    • O’Leary Excel 2013 – Lab 2-1 U.S. Patents by Technology
    • O’Leary Excel 2013 – Lab 2-2 Airline Baggage
  • Improved grading functionality of Excel Number Format style on the following projects:
    • O’Leary Excel 2013 – Lab 1-2 Animal Rescue Foundation Housing Cost Analysis
    • O’Leary Excel 2013 – Lab 1-3 Work Mileage Analysis
    • O’Leary Excel 2013 – Lab 3-1 Globalcomm Income Forecast
    • O’Leary Excel 2013 – Lab 3-3 Spring Break Tour Cost Analysis

PowerPoint

  • PowerPoint 2013 In Practice – Independent Project 2-5 (Mac Supported) – instruction text updated and changed to match between versions

Word

  • Word 2013 Skills Approach – Fix It 1.6 – replaced grading that searched for document elements based on paragraph numbers to search for elements based on surrounding text. Corrected letter format to match Business letter format.
  • Word 2013 Skills Approach – Skill Review 3.1 – updated to use standard Microsoft Office themes and fonts.
  • Word 2013 In Practice – Independent Project 1-6 (Mac Supported) – replaced grading that searched for document elements based on paragraph numbers to search for elements based on surrounding text.
  • O’Leary Word 2013 – Lab 3-2 Creating a Table – Updated to use standard Microsoft Office themes and fonts.
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