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Features and improvements on Smart Abstracts

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Latest features and improvements

Since 2019 we regularly publish a summary of the development status of Smart Abstract.

January 2020

New features

  • Abstract Management and Session planning
    • Knowledge base for submitters
    • Automatic session numbering by day - room - time
    • Footer menu
  • Conference App
    • Native ratings
    • Email communication with speakers
    • Speaker uploads

Improvements

  • Abstract Management and Session planning
    • Separate error message for not included images/tables and references
    • Info for reviewers and planners: Last change of the abstract
    • Excluding sessions from automatic numbering
    • Confirmation message for uploaded files
  • Conference App
    • Customize display of sponsor sliders
    • More information on speaker details
    • Link Read paper
    • Zoom factor for floor plans
    • Replace bookmark icon

Fixes

  • Session category colors in the program report
  • Abstract text in multilingual reports
  • Help text for images/tables

December 2019

New features

  • Multiple selection of topics for assignments
  • Allow editing of abstracts during the evaluation process
  • New abstract report as A5 card style with all data

Improvements

  • Layout of filter buttons unified
  • Modal view revised
  • Import of user addresses

Fixes

  • Missing translations in reports
  • Missing address fields in reports

November 2019

Improvements

  • New section to overview statistics
  • New layout for topic selection
  • Layout for uploads
  • Cleared layout sorting abstracts as PDF in the evaluation area

Fixes

  • Missing translation of headlines in report
  • Remove value in event form if entries are missing
  • Missing parent topic by reviewer assignment

October 2019

New features

  • New statistics: submissions by countries, date, time and gender
  • Replacing global presentation types by project-related presentation types
  • Separation of titles for letter salutation and academic titles

Improvements

  • Inserting additional topic field in reports

Fixes

  • Inserted missing help text for "Correspondence language" inserted
  • Fix congress banner in e-mail header

September 2019

New features

  • Make correspondence language selectable
  • New role "Corresponding author”

Improvements

  • New project overview
  • Extension of the Readme for docker handling
  • Abstract preview for bilingual abstracts

Fixes

  • Fix help text for "Make room invisible”
  • Fix missing language file
  • Removing the strike-through format in the CKE dditor

August 2019

New features

  • Membership field for authors and submitters possible

Improvements

  • Updating the CKE dditor
  • Filter format for bold texts
  • Help icons with Tabindex
  • Longer description texts
  • Improve info when abstracts are withdrawn

Fixes

  • Fix nullable output when adding authors to the abstract without presentation type
  • Query when adding abstracts from chairs and moderators
  • PDF preview when bilingual abstracts are incomplete
  • Routing, if abstract has no presentation language
  • Counter for characters when tabs are copied to the CKE editor.
  • Error message corrected when changing position of first authors

July 2019

New features

  • New free text field for queries
  • Individual address configuration for first authors
  • Integration of proposed topics

Improvements

  • Text individualization for branches
  • Improved role management
  • Improve central author list handling
  • Sequence in the status box

Fixes

  • Jumping help text field
  • Missing translations

June 2019

New features

  • Enable hierarchy for presentation types
  • Enable first authors to be automatically presenters
  • New rating scale 5-1

Improvements

  • Late breaking abstracts handling

Fixes

  • Incorrect date format in report
  • If selected, presentation types are not saved 2x.

May 2019

New features

  • Bilingual abstract submissions
  • Allow English abstracts only for bilingual submission process

Improvements

  • Documentation for DB dump handling

Fixes

  • Method for filtering persons in mailings
  • Storage method for sessions in the scheduler

April 2019

New features

  • Configuration for session information in the book of abstracts
  • Selection of whether only moderators or chairs are used by program planning

Improvements

  • Display tables in full width
  • Custom IDs for upload files
  • Default entries for project setup

Fixes

  • Saving conflicted event rooms
  • Sorting event rooms
  • Add missing e-mail addresses and contact data in reports

March 2019

New features

  • Integration docker for development and mailcatcher
  • Docker for staging server
  • Upload congress banner in admin area
  • Allow a minimum number of characters for abstracts

Improvements

  • Uploaded papers changeable by project managers
  • Changed layout of publication box in conference planner

Fixes

  • Delete unassigned lectures
  • Missing translations
  • Bugfix when copying events
  • Bugfix for saving session end time in case of missing validation
  • Removing the horizontal scroll in popups
  • Unify wording in the area of abstract assignment
  • Various bootstrap corrections

February 2019

New features

  • Automated deployment via CLI
  • Gitlab CI DB update task
  • Docker setup for local report generation

Improvements

  • Session categories are mandatory field now
  • Indexing for speeding up list views
  • More filter options for uploads “Abstracts & Reviews” view
  • Customizing the php cs fixer configuration
  • Power-point validation
  • Download links for paper

Fixes

  • Routing for Terms & Conditions
  • Character count when copying abstracts into the text field
  • HTML fix for toggle views
  • Wrong text for login help

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