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List of ToolBook versions which have previously shipped

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Product: ToolBook
Component: ToolBook
Product version(s): All

INFORMATION
Here is a historical list of English versions of ToolBook

1990 ToolBook 1.0

1991 ToolBook 1.52, 1.53

---- There was never a 2.0 release

1994 ToolBook 3.0 and 3.0a

1995 ToolBook 3.01

1996 ToolBook 4.0

1996 ToolBook 5.0, 5.01

1998 ToolBook 6.0, 6.1, 6.1a
- Librarian integration
- HTML Frame Support added
- Neuron Impulse added
- AutoPackager replaces the Setup Manager
- InstallShield Express templates
- Object Browser added
- Page Browser added
- Log Reader added

1998 ToolBook 6.5
- Coach added
- Templates feature added
- HTML export now offers true object positioning
- Neuron's Impulser improved by adding compression abilities

1999 ToolBook 7.0

1999 ToolBook 7.1
- DHTML Export added
- Actions Editor added
- Universal Media Player added
- Lesson Design Specialist added
- Agent added to read Coach text

2000 ToolBook 7.2

2000 ToolBook 8.0
- eLN Support added
- HTTP Post added to Actions Editor
- Array support added to Actions Editor
- SCORM and AICC Support added
- Catalog completely redesigned

2001 ToolBook 8.1
- Questions now offer Media feedback
- Print command added to Actions Editor
- Backup feature added

2002 ToolBook 8.5
- Simulation support added
- DHTML: Export now supports encryption & obfuscation
- DHTML: Creation of ZIP package file added

2003 ToolBook 8.6
- Sun JVM now supported
- Cross Domain HTTP Post now supported

2004 ToolBook 2004 (aka 8.9)
- Simulation Recorder added
- Action Methods support added
- Execute SCORM action added to Actions Editor

2004 ToolBook 2004 SP1
- Various Simulation enhancements added
- Ability to set or clear focus added to Actions Editor

2005 ToolBook 2004 SP2
- DHTML export no longer relies on JVM
- Firefox and Mozilla support added
- SCORM 2004 support added
- QuickTime support added to the Universal Media Player

2005 ToolBook 2004 SP3
- Added support to store Actions Editor variables in LMS
- TotalLMS catalog objects added

2007 ToolBook 9.0
- Now a 32 bit product
- Introduction of the Book Explorer
- Introduction of Smart Styles
- Universal Media Player updated to use WMP9 instead of WMP6.4
- Textline, Item & Word added to Actions Editor
- RGBStroke and Transparent added to Actions Editor
- Retired dBase and Paradox database support

2007 ToolBook 9.01
- Fixed printing issues
- Fixed various AutoPackager issues
- Fixed UMP (On Media Complete) issue
- Fixed centering of text for long word wrapped question answers
- This was the last version of ToolBook Assistant before it was retired

2008 ToolBook 9.5
- License Key product activation technology added
- PowerPoint conversion added
- TBKX (ToolBook XML) file format introduced
- Voice Recording added
- PNG image Support
- Certificate catalog category added
- iPhone/iPod touch support, and Safari browser too
- Universal Media Player now offers feature to Hide at Reader
- Mozilla no longer officially supported
- Windows 2000 is no longer supported
- Term "Instructor" dropped from product name

2009 ToolBook 9.5 Service Pack 1
- Fixed sluggish performance caused by Book Explorer
- Admin rights no longer needed to publish to DHTML
- MSI Installer for IT Groups created
- PNG Transparency now works in IE 6

2009 ToolBook 10.0
- Catalog now matches look of the Book Explorer
- Quiz Summary feature added
- Match Item Question enhanced to draw smooth lines in DHTML
- Image object type added
- All Bitmap Resources now stored in native compressed format
- Google Android Browser support added
- Commonly Used Objects category added to catalog
- Ability to designate Question Text for any given question object
- Ability to Play/Stop/Pause a voice recording
- Universal Media Player now offers a Show Speaker Icon feature
- Borderless Scrolling Field added
- PowerPoint Converter now converts speaker notes
- PowerPoint Converter now converts audio

2010 ToolBook 10.0 Patch 1
- Fixed: Opening previous version TBK in version 10 not displaying warning dialog
- Fixed: Unable to force a Fill In The Blank question object to be in focus 
- Fixed: Unable to create a new catalog
- Fixed: Unable to export a catalog category
- Fixed: Image Object appears out of position by 1 pixel in DHTML
- Fixed: Images within Recordfields missing in DHTML

2010 ToolBook 10.5
- Geolocation support
- Resizable SmartStyles 
- iPad and Windows Mobile DHTML support
- Drag/Drop support added to iPhone
- Resized images now utilize a smooth resizing technology
- Ctrl-Shift-V pastes unformatted text
- Improved support for pasting in Word formatted text
- Scrollwheel support added to OpenScript editor

2011 ToolBook 10.5 Update 1
- Added BlackBerry Mobile Device support

2011 ToolBook 11
- Startup Dialog replaced with entirely different interface
- Question Wizard added
- 39 New SmartStyles added
- Arrows Category added to Catalog
- BlackBerry 6 and Chrome 5 support added
- Neuron officially retired and pulled from the product
- Two Tools Added: Move Pages and Reassign Pages
- Two Tools Added: Delete Unused Extensions, Delete Unused Resources
- Two Tools Added: Randomization - Configure and Validate
- Customize Catalog option added to Edit menu
- Draw Objects enhanced to use Antialiasing and true transparency

2012 ToolBook 11.5
- Overhaul of Publish to Web interface, to simplify DHTML Export 
- Enhanced logging of errors/problems when Publishing to Web
- Improved Resource Manager
- Voice Recording enhancements
- Various Bullets and Seals added to the Clipart Catalog category
- Delete Page utility added
- Character Map added
- Display Book Information utility introduced
- Various right-click menu enhancements
- Resource Lookup tool added
- Copy/Paste of text now include field images
- Discontinued DHTML support for Firefox 2 and Internet Explorer 6
- Fixed problem where Chrome could not read command line parameters
- Use of external .JS file: Path is now remembered as a relative path



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