Validation Enhancements

We've made the logic in server-side validation more robust. Where before "If-Then" rules could only have a simple If clause, we now support If clauses that can contain more complex expressions like "If a=b and c=d" or "If a=b or c=d." This has already come in handy.

Survey PDF Output Improvement

We've changed the way PDFs are created when you "Click for a print-friendly PDF of your survey." Radio style questions now always display the full set of options related to a particular question and indicate the one selected (if one has been selected), rather than displaying JUST the selected option. Drop down style questions continue to behave as they always have.

The aim is to produce PDF output that 1) serves better as a worksheet for data collection and 2) provides a better survey record since the option selected is displayed in relation to the options not selected.

We are in the process of converting as many questions as possible to this new format. We are leaving drop downs as is where they have a large number of options (e.g., the months of the year).

If you come across PDF output that has a problem as a result of this change, please let me know and we will fix it right away.

Rich Text Messages Are Now Possible

Rich text messaging is now active in Status and Administrative Messages. You will find the standard set of icons above the message area while you are composing a new message. The whole thing works like your word processor, so no special instructions are required (I hope).

Rich Text in Email Messages Is Coming

That's all I'm saying for now because I want to be able to get another post out of this coming new feature!

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