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PeriopSim for MS Windows Release Notes

Frequent questions and known issues - a living list

1.1.0 Release January 2021

  • Pause/Resume
    • The user can now select to Pause an experience and Resume at a later time. Pausing also stop counting the duration of an instrument request and overall  duration time of the simulation.
    • If the user elects to change the focus from PeriopSim to another application PeriopSim will treat it as a Pause request.
    • If the user stops interacting with PeriopSim for 5  minutes PeriopSim will treat this as a Pause request.
  • Minor Issues resolved
    • Use of PIN instead of Password is now rejected
    • Image sizes have been adjusted to better match users screen resolution
    • Updated the format of error messages on login, creation and password recovery to better describe network conditions which may have lead to the function failing.
    • Clarifications in Leaderboard submission panel to reinforce that leaderboard does not impact submission of experience results.

      1.1.0+ - Landscape Mode

      The current version will launches in landscape mode screen mode on your main display screen.

      1.1.0+ - Updates to content

      This version will automatically keep you content up to date with the latest versions. This may cause concerns if used in low bandwidth situations. 

      1.1.0+ PeriopSim not Available for Windows 8.1 with UWP

      PeriopSim is delivered as a UWP build but which is not available for releases prior to Windows 10. A standalone version is available if you wish to install it see Using standalone in Windows 8.1

      1.1.0+ PeriopSim not Available in Windows Store and S-Mode.

      PeriopSim is delivered as a UWP build but is not available via the Windows Store. PC's running in S-Mode (Store Mode) will not allow PeriopSim (or any application) to be loaded from outside of the Store. You may opt to permanently switch out of S-mode see Using Windows in S-Mode

      1.1.0+ No application for appxbundle - Look in Store

      Your PC may not have the installer application to install PeriopSim. The application which handles appxbundles in Windows 10 is called "App Installer" and is a free download from the Windows Store. Your still need to enable Sideloading for it to complete the installation.

       

      1.0.0 Release September 2020 

      • Added submit to leaderboards
      • Added a launch link to the leaderboards on the Learning Portal
      • Minor Issues resolved
        • Progress bar did not fill if no points scored
        • Drag/Drop/Scroll – now only allows a single input at a time
        • Menu stayed open onto debrief screen if clicked open at end of experience
        • Login Error message for invalid username/password changed to more user-friendly message
        • Add confirmation dialog popup for logout
        • Limit Browser open when clicking area past username in topbar

          1.0.0+ - Landscape Mode

          The current version will launches in landscape mode screen mode on your main display screen.

          1,0.0+ - No Pause

          This  version does not support pausing when accessing the main pulldown menu. 

          1.0.0+ - Updates to content

          This version will automatically keep you content up to date with the latest versions. This may cause concerns if used in low bandwidth situations. 

          1.0.0+ PeriopSim not Available for Windows 8.1 with UWP

          PeriopSim is delivered as a UWP build but which is not available for releases prior to Windows 10. A standalone version is available if you wish to install it see Using standalone in Windows 8.1

          1.0.0+ PeriopSim not Available in Windows Store and S-Mode.

          PeriopSim is delivered as a UWP build but is not available via the Windows Store. PC's running in S-Mode (Store Mode) will not allow PeriopSim (or any application) to be loaded from outside of the Store. You may opt to permanently switch out of S-mode see Using Windows in S-Mode

          1.0.0+ No application for appxbundle - Look in Store

          Your PC may not have the installer application to install PeriopSim. The application which handles appxbundles in Windows 10 is called "App Installer" and is a free download from the Windows Store. Your still need to enable Sideloading for it to complete the installation.