While each upgrade of Blackboard adds new features and increases usability, issues may arise after deployment. This page is updated regularly when issues as are brought to our attention and also when a solutions/more information is available. Please visit this page regularly.
The Glossary and other course tools do not work when using the Bb Mobile app.
When due dates are added to blogs, forums, journals, or wikis through Tool the due dates do not display in the To Do module.
Editing a test removes the test availability exceptions for that test.
New courses are missing default permissions for Instructor, Course Builder, and Teaching Assistant. Instructors are unable to upload content or attach files inside of a course.
When an instructor creates a blank page in the left hand course menu, the Edit Mode is automatically turned OFF
When a user attempts to play an embedded .wmv file using Firefox or Chrome, the user is prompted to re-enter their username and password.
When creating course content of type Link to the Discussion Board tool, there is a limit of 50 character for forum titles. Attempting to select a forum with a long title will result in a browser error.
When grading an assignment attempt with inline grading, entering a letter grade gives an Invalid Value error.
When creating a test/assignment with a due date time of End of Day/11:59 PM, the item appears on the following day when looking at the Weekly/Daily view.
Using the HTML code for input type submit when creating an announcement causes the Create New Announcement button to break.
Using Chrome, PDF files containing a period in the file name will display with a scroll bar at the bottom of the page.
A test based on a pool with the Allow Partial Credit options set, it does not show up in the test itself when you edit the test. This appears to be causing some issues when the test is auto graded. If a test is set to 1 point, it should end up with .75 when the correct answer is selected and one bad answer is selected
When a student changes to a different child of the Master course, the student is unable to access the course or the student will appear in parent class (A) as being associated with child class (B), not child class (C).
Students on MACs can upload filenames with asterisks in them into Assignments which generate 404 errors.
In IE8 when viewing a grade for an Assignment that has a feedback attachment sometimes the attachment does not display on the page. Refreshing the page will cause the attachment to display.