Lia, have you not seen Andy Turner's reply? It's a known issue,
there's a KB article about it with a server-side fix available for you
directly from the KB, no need to even file a ticket to get it.
On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 5:54 AM, Lia Papachristou
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> aha! Thanks Sian
> We have gone through a mega screening exercise here (last week and this)
> with circa 800 students and the majority had this problem. It has not been
> an easy ride to say the least.
> Eventually they pointed out the issue as we could not replicate. We had to
> remove timer, which is not ideal, but when dealing with emails from so many
> students, there needs to be a quick fix and we could not work one out (I
> somehow didn't think a BB ticket would be the answer, seeing that the last
> ticket I logged in April was replied to this week.
> I wish I had a solution other than that, but happy to put some pressure to
> BB folk to get this resolved now that I know we are not the only ones..
> Lia Papachristou
> Online Learning Development
> Westminster Exchange
> University of Westminster
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> From: Blackboard/Courseinfo userslist on behalf of Sian Westcombe
> Sent: Fri 9/18/2009 11:04
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: IE8 and Blackboard tests
> We have noticed a problem with IE8 and the Submit button on a Blackboard
> test. If you set a timer and a student is using IE8 the Elapsed Time box
> covers the whole length of the screen and therefore covers the Submit
> button. Does anyone know if there is a solution to this, other than using a
> different browser?
> Sian Westcombe
> Learning Technology Support Officer
> Information Services
> Cardiff University
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