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TurningPoint 5.1 for PC and Mac Release

Turning Technologies is happy to announce the release of TurningPoint 5.1 for both PC and Mac. See below for what's new in our updated versions below. TurningPoint 5.1 for PC Enhancements:

  • Added PresenterWare support for Anywhere and PowerPoint Polling environments.
  • Added import of DATAWISE participant lists, question lists, and export of sessions in DATAWISE supported format.
  • Added support for a direct integration with Acuity in Self-Paced Polling.
  • Added support for Anonymous participant lists in Self-Paced Polling.
  • Added support for a direct integration with Performance Matters.
  • Added ability in Results Manager to select a session and save the temporary device assignments from Real Time Registration or User ID matchup to the participant list for future polling.
  • Added support for computers using FIPS compliant algorithms.  Non-compliant functions will now be disabled in this environment.
  • Added Device ID and User ID columns to the Overview Exports in Results Manager.
  • Added support for creating new PowerPoint presentations and opening existing PowerPoint presentations directly from the Content tab.
  • Added support for a default settings file to be created and distributed as a computer image.
  • Added searchable Help File with a Table of Contents for easier navigation.
  • Added support for Results by Participant reports on Anonymous sessions.
  • Added a new Export Scheme in Results Manager Export option named General Export Detail which includes User Name, Device ID, User ID, each response from the session, and total points earned within the session.
  • Added support for all built-in themes/design templates for interactive slides in PowerPoint Polling.

Adjustments:

  • Deleting a session from a course will no longer result in the unassigned devices still displayed in Results Manager.
  • Continuing a Prior Session in Self-Paced now displays the appropriate polling status icon.
  • Custom dialog boxes now appear on the primary monitor when a secondary monitor is used.
  • Editing an equation in the content editor now maintains the current equation image until edit is complete.
  • Corrupted or invalid file types now notify user of invalidity and don’t create errors.
  • Question List bullet font now takes on font type and size from the Question List preferences set when creating the Question List.
  • Question text now reflects the bullet type for QuickPoll questions (Anywhere Polling) and Slides-on-the-Fly (PowerPoint Polling).
  • PowerPoint Polling showbar can now be displayed using a customizable shortcut key (default Ctrl+8) while on non-interactive slides.
  • Deleting content from the Content tab now moves the files to the system’s Recycle Bin.
  • Multiple Response questions now mark the question correct by determining that all answers were correct and that the number of responses equals the number of correct answers OR the response limit, whichever is smaller.
  • PowerPoint presentations imported to the Content tab now create a copy of the file in the Content folder instead of moving the file from the original location.
  • Questions imported to an existing Question List will now take on the selections from the Question List preferences set when creating the Question List.
  • Dragging a session from one Participant list to another now maintains the screenshots as part of the file.
  • Desire2Learn import scheme now trims leading # symbols when creating the participant list.
  • Choosing to “Remember this Information” when using the Web Registration Tool Integration no longer requires an edit to the URL field to continue.
  • Importing a CSV file to a participant list no longer generates unexpected errors.
  • Content tab folders now remain collapsed until user chooses to expand again.
  • Countdown timers set in legacy Question Lists now import with original preferences set.
  • Results by Question and Results by Demographic reports on sessions with versioned tests now display the charts and data from the correct version.
  • Horizontal and Offset charts in PowerPoint presentations originally created in TurningPoint 2008 no longer display inverted chart results.
  • Unchecking “Show Results” in a PowerPoint presentation no longer displays the results in ResponseWare.

  TurningPoint 5.1 for Mac Enhancements:

  • Added support for Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8).
  • Added PresenterWare support for Anywhere Polling environment.
  • Added import of DATAWISE participant lists, question lists, and export of sessions in DATAWISE supported format.
  • Added support for a direct integration with Acuity in Self-Paced Polling.
  • Added support for Anonymous participant lists in Self-Paced Polling.
  • Added support for a direct integration with Performance Matters.
  • Added ability in Results Manager to select a session and save the temporary device assignments from Real Time Registration or User ID matchup to the participant list.
  • Added Device ID and User ID columns to the Overview Exports in Results Manager.
  • Added searchable Help File with a Table of Contents for easier navigation.
  • Added support for Results by Participant reports on Anonymous sessions.
  • Added a new Export Scheme in Results Manager Export option named General Export Detailed which includes User Name, Device ID, User ID, each response from the session, and total points earned within the session.

Adjustments:

  • Unchecking “Show Results” no longer displays the results in ResponseWare.
  • Question List bullet font now takes on font type and size from the Question List preferences set when creating the Question List.
  • Question text now reflects the bullet type for QuickPoll questions.
  • Corrupted or invalid file types now notify user of invalidity and don’t create errors.
  • Multiple Response questions now mark the question correct by determining that all answers were correct and that the number of responses equals the number of correct answers OR the response limit, whichever is smaller.
  • Questions imported to an existing Question List will now take on the options from the Question List preferences set when creating the Question List.
  • Importing a .csv file to a participant list no longer generates unexpected errors.

  For more information and to download the latest versions, visit our downloads pa>.

Latest Version of TurningPoint

Turning Technologies is happy to announce the availability of the latest version of TurningPoint. The latest release consolidates the company’s most popular products into one, simple interface for polling in PowerPoint, polling in any application and self-paced polling. New TurningPoint now encompasses functionality found in legacy applications TurningPoint, TurningPoint AnyWhere, TurningKey and ResultsManager. TurningPoint (PC) Release Notes Release Date: 07/31/2012Version: 5.0.0Language: English Minimum System Requirements:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, Vista or 7 (32 or 64 bit)
  • Microsoft Office 2003, 2007 or 2010 (32 or 64 bit) (for PowerPoint Polling and viewing exported reports in Excel)
  • .NET 3.5 SP1 or newer
  • Intel or AMD 2 GHz processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 120 MB hard disk space
  • 1024x768 at 32-bit color or higher resolution
  • Standard USB 1.1/2.0 port (for USB-based hardware devices)
  • Ethernet or 802.11 compatible wireless network card required if ResponseWare is in use
  • Adobe Flash Player (for Animated 2D/3D charts)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader (for printing)
  • Java Runtime Environment (for importing RTF, DOC, DOCX and QTI documents and exporting reports to Excel and CSV)

TurningPoint (Mac) Release Notes Release Date: 07/31/2012Version: 5.0.0Language: English Minimum System Requirements:

  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 or higher
  • Intel processor 2GHz or higher
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 30 MB hard disk space
  • Standard USB 1.1/2.0 port (for USB-based hardware devices)
  • Ethernet or 802.11 compatible wireless network card required if ResponseWare is in use
  • Java (for importing RTF, DOC, DOCX and QTI documents and exporting reports to Excel and CSV)

Latest Version of TurningPoint Released

TurningPoint Release Notes Version: 4.2.4Language: English Enhancements:

  • When moving a presentation from one computer to another the default participant list setting was transferred causing your default participant list to change. To resolve the issue the default participant list setting has been removed and permanently set to Auto.
  • An error would occur during export if the number of responses was greater than the number of answer choices and an answer was marked as correct.
  • CSV exports for Sakai and Moodle were handling decimal point values improperly.
  • Priority Ranking slides were totaled incorrectly in Turning Reports.
  • Making a change to a slide with a custom correct answer indicator added another animation for the indicator with every refresh.
  • Office 2003 animations were reordered after reinserting a TurningPoint chart.

To download TurningPoint 4.2.4, visit our downloads page. For detailed information, click to view 64-bit release notes and 32-bit release notes.

Latest Version of TurningPoint Released

TurningPoint Release Notes Version: 4.2.4Language: English Enhancements:

  • When moving a presentation from one computer to another the default participant list setting was transferred causing your default participant list to change. To resolve the issue the default participant list setting has been removed and permanently set to Auto.
  • An error would occur during export if the number of responses was greater than the number of answer choices and an answer was marked as correct.
  • CSV exports for Sakai and Moodle were handling decimal point values improperly.
  • Priority Ranking slides were totaled incorrectly in Turning Reports.
  • Making a change to a slide with a custom correct answer indicator added another animation for the indicator with every refresh.
  • Office 2003 animations were reordered after reinserting a TurningPoint chart.

To download TurningPoint 4.2.4, visit our downloads page. For detailed information, click to view 64-bit release notes and 32-bit release notes.

Latest Version of TurningPoint Released

TurningPoint Release Notes Version: 4.2.4Language: English Enhancements:

  • When moving a presentation from one computer to another the default participant list setting was transferred causing your default participant list to change. To resolve the issue the default participant list setting has been removed and permanently set to Auto.
  • An error would occur during export if the number of responses was greater than the number of answer choices and an answer was marked as correct.
  • CSV exports for Sakai and Moodle were handling decimal point values improperly.
  • Priority Ranking slides were totaled incorrectly in Turning Reports.
  • Making a change to a slide with a custom correct answer indicator added another animation for the indicator with every refresh.
  • Office 2003 animations were reordered after reinserting a TurningPoint chart.

To download TurningPoint 4.2.4, visit our downloads page. For detailed information, click to view 64-bit release notes and 32-bit release notes.

QuestionPoint Content Update

QuestionPoint Release Notes Version: 2.1.1Language: English Enhancements:

  • Common Core Standards
  • Correction to Ohio State Alignments

System Requirements:  

  • Turning Product Solutions (only required for the exported .tpz file):
    • TestingPoint 1.2 or greater
    • TurningPoint 4.2.1 or greater
    • TurningPoint AnyWhere 2.2 or greater
    • TurningKey 1.0 or greater
  • Adobe Reader version 5.0 or greater (only required for the Teacher and Student PDFs)

To access QuestionPoint, visit the TurningTalk user community. For detailed information, click to view release notes.

QuestionPoint Content Update

QuestionPoint Release Notes Version: 2.1.1Language: English Enhancements:

  • Common Core Standards
  • Correction to Ohio State Alignments

System Requirements:  

  • Turning Product Solutions (only required for the exported .tpz file):
    • TestingPoint 1.2 or greater
    • TurningPoint 4.2.1 or greater
    • TurningPoint AnyWhere 2.2 or greater
    • TurningKey 1.0 or greater
  • Adobe Reader version 5.0 or greater (only required for the Teacher and Student PDFs)

To access QuestionPoint, visit the TurningTalk user community. For detailed information, click to view release notes.

Latest Versions of TurningPoint AnyWhere and TurningKey for Mac Released

TurningPoint AnyWhere for Mac Release Notes Version: 2.4.2Language: English Enhancements:

  • Users can now edit the Performance Matters URL

Minimum System Requirements:

  • Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
  • G3-class processor or better
  • 256 MB RAM (512 MB recommended)
  • 10 MB hard disk space
  • Available USB 1.1 or USB 2.0 port
  • Ethernet or 802.11 compatible wireless network card (Required if ResponseWare or PresenterWare is used.)
  • Requires the RF or IR Receiver or an active ResponseWare account

To download TurningPoint AnyWhere for Mac, visit our downloads page. For detailed information, click to view full TurningPoint AnyWhere release notes.   TurningKey for Mac Release Notes Version: 1.0.2Language: English Enhancements:

  • Users can now edit the Performance Matters URL

Minimum System Requirements:

  • Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
  • G3 processor or better / Intel processors fully supported (Universal Binary)
  • 256 MB RAM (512 MB recommended)
  • 10 MB hard disk space

To download TurningKey for Mac, visit our downloads page. For detailed information, click to view full TurningKey release notes.

Latest Versions of TurningPoint AnyWhere and TurningKey for Mac Released

TurningPoint AnyWhere for Mac Release Notes Version: 2.4.2Language: English Enhancements:

  • Users can now edit the Performance Matters URL

Minimum System Requirements:

  • Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
  • G3-class processor or better
  • 256 MB RAM (512 MB recommended)
  • 10 MB hard disk space
  • Available USB 1.1 or USB 2.0 port
  • Ethernet or 802.11 compatible wireless network card (Required if ResponseWare or PresenterWare is used.)
  • Requires the RF or IR Receiver or an active ResponseWare account

To download TurningPoint AnyWhere for Mac, visit our downloads page. For detailed information, click to view full TurningPoint AnyWhere release notes.   TurningKey for Mac Release Notes Version: 1.0.2Language: English Enhancements:

  • Users can now edit the Performance Matters URL

Minimum System Requirements:

  • Mac OS X 10.4 or higher
  • G3 processor or better / Intel processors fully supported (Universal Binary)
  • 256 MB RAM (512 MB recommended)
  • 10 MB hard disk space

To download TurningKey for Mac, visit our downloads page. For detailed information, click to view full TurningKey release notes.

Newest Version of Hardware Updater Available

Hardware Updater Release Notes Version: 1.1.0.322Language: English Enhancements:

  • Ability to update RRRF-02 receivers
  • Ability to update ResponseCard NXT
  • Ability to connect through a proxy server
  • Ability to access help file thru software

To download the Hardware Updater, visit our downloads page. For detailed information, click to view full release notes.

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