new Benchmark test (beta)

sfpugh October 11, 2017, 3:01 pm
I am studying German. The new benchmark test that has appeared in the progress section seems like a useful idea idea.
I have tried a couple of them now and I noticed that little keyboard icon for special characters doesn't open.
The other thing is that during one of the tests, level 2, I got bounced out into debug mode while I was attempting a "write it" test.
new Benchmark test (beta)
jason-oxenham-ceo October 11, 2017, 7:39 pm
Hi there - Thanks for the feedback. We will look into it asap.
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jason-oxenham-ceo October 11, 2017, 11:17 pm
After looking into this, we have found that we can't replicate the issues. Can you please send through screenshots showing the issue to our support team?
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sfpugh October 12, 2017, 7:08 am
Ok I will see if I can replicate the debug issue and get a screen shot.
I have windows 7 and I am using Chrome: Version 61.0.3163.100 (Official Build) (64-bit)

I was was doing the level 2 german test about 60% through on a write it test.
The screen split in two with source code in the lower window and in the upper window, a small sub window appeared with the write it test, the rest was blank. The cursor became a little circle when I hovered it over a button in the test window.

The little keyboard icon was unresponsive, I assume it is supposed to open the german keyboard as it does in the normal tests.
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sfpugh October 12, 2017, 9:20 am
I have taken another level 2 test and I got to 70% without a problem before I got 3 strikes. So I have not yet been able to replicate the debug  problem.

I found that the little keyboard does in fact open but it is hidden behind my toolbars at the top of the screen and couldn't be moved. I could only see a little of the bottom of the keyboard when I closed my Norton toolbar. In the normal write it tests, it opens near the middle of the screen.

There was an ambiguous quiz question. It wanted to know the tense of "Ich werde" this is clearly present tense, but it is used to make the future tense of other verbs.
The answer required was future which isn't right unless another verb is included eg " ich werde sprechen"
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sfpugh October 13, 2017, 8:51 am
ref the mini keyboard. I have noticed that chrome64 doesn't appear to recognise the presence of the Norton toolbar so things at the top of the screen can disappear from view. This isn't an issue with Internet Explorer, but IE does not allow full functionality with Rocket. I haven't tried installing Chrome32 to see if this has the same problem.

This isn't the whole problem though as the bookmark toolbar hides most of the mini keyboard as well.  It would help if the mini keyboard could appear where it does in the write it tests.
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jason-oxenham-ceo October 17, 2017, 7:37 pm
Hi - I have forwarded this onto the IT team so that they can evaluate it. And, I have sent your quiz question comment onto our resident German expert!
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jason-oxenham-ceo October 18, 2017, 5:34 am
Ok, the keyboard should have been moved to a better position! Please let me know if that is not the case.
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sfpugh October 18, 2017, 7:16 am
Thanks, yes the keyboard is now fine!
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