Version 6.0.5

Note: if you're using widgets in iBooks or the BookWidgets iOS app, you should upgrade as it addresses tap problems in iOS/iPadOS 13.4. Upgrade is also advised to be in sync with online editor changes.

Enhancements

Bug fixes

Version 6.0.3

Note: if you're using widgets in iBooks, you should upgrade as it addresses storage problems in iOS/iPadOS 13. Upgrade is also advised to be in sync with online editor changes.

Enhancements

Bug fixes

Version 6.0.2

Note: installing this version is advised: it adapts the widgets to deal with a change introduced in iOS / iPad OS 13.1.

Enhancements

Bug fixes

Version 6.0.1

Note: this version is required if you're using audio in questions with the Windows tool.

Enhancements

Bug fixes

Version 6.0.0

Major new features

Enhancements

Bug fixes

Version 5.9.2

Bug fixes

Version 5.9.0

Note: this new version is requried to edit recent widgets created with the online editor.

Major new features

Enhancements

Bug fixes

Version 5.8.1

Bug fixes

Version 5.8.0

Note: this new version is requried to edit recent widgets created with the online editor.

Major new features

Enhancements

Bug fixes

Version 5.7.7

Bug fixes

Version 5.7.6

Enhancements

Bug fixes

Version 5.7.1

Bug fixes

Version 5.7.0

Major new features

Enhancements

Bug fixes

Version 5.6.0

Major new features

Bug fixes

Version 5.5.1

Enhancements

Bug fixes

Version 5.5.0

Major new features

Enhancements

Bug fixes

Version 5.4.2

Major new features

Enhancements

Bug fixes

Version 5.4.1

Enhancements

Bug fixes

Version 5.4.0

Major new features

Enhancements

Bug fixes

Changes

Version 5.3.0

Major new features

Enhancements

Bugfixes

Version 5.2.2

Enhancements

Bugfixes

Version 5.2.0

Important new functionality

Enhancements

Bugfixes

Version 5.1.3

Enhancements

Bugfixes

Version 5.1.0

Important new functionality

Enhancements

Bugfixes

Version 5.0.0

Important new functionality

Enhancements

Bugfixes

Version 4.0.7

Bugfixes

Version 4.0.4

Bugfixes

Version 4.0.0

Important new functionality

Enhancements

Bugfixes

Known restrictions

Version 3.3.7

Enhancements

BugFixes

Version 3.3.3

Bugfixes

Version 3.3.0

Important new functionality

Enhancements

Bugfixes

Backward compatibility

Version 3.2.0

Important new functionality

Enhancements

Bugfixes

Backward compatibility

Version 3.1.0

Important new functionality

Enhancements

Bugfixes

Version 3.0.1

Bugfixes

Version 3.0.0

Important new functionality

  • Use widgets outside of books: quickly share widgets in your classroom using the BookWidgets iPad app.
  • Microsoft Windows support for generating widgets.
  • New pair matching widget: match images to images, images to words or words to words.
  • New compress book feature: compress the .ibooks file by removing duplicates of files used by widgets, big reduction in size if you're using many widgets.
  • Enhancements

  • Added check to prevent accidental closing of widget or tool without saving.
  • Quiz/Worksheet widget: question/rationale sections now support rich text for Publisher / iPad deployed customers.
  • Whiteboard widget: now supports portrait mode.
  • Quiz/Worksheet widget: more configuration options for position of images in questions.
  • Image carousel widget: added option to position label below image instead of on image.
  • Quiz/Worksheet widget: added option to number info sections.
  • GoogleMaps widget: added support for different map types.
  • GoogleMaps widget: added support for KML files.
  • Crossword widget: added support for showing what's correct/wrong when crossword is complete.
  • Quiz/Worksheet widget: added option to select numerical or alphabetic keyboard for single line and annotate picture questions.
  • In-book storage improvements: more storage available, increased compression for pictures, reduced storage requirements for whiteboards, optional cloud storage of images (required if more than 100 pictures will be stored in a book)
  • Quiz widget: index area now scrolls.
  • Quiz/worksheet widget: select image question now supports additional image.
  • Quiz/worksheet widget: optional password protection of show answers.
  • Quiz/Worksheet widget: various improvements in email report related to open-ended questions.
  • Hotspot widget: support background sizes different than 1024x768.
  • Quiz/Worksheet widget: word ordering questions now also support ordering lines.
  • Quiz/Worksheet widget: multiline questions now support correction through keywords.
  • PDF Viewer widget: now supports portrait mode.
  • Spreadsheet widget: now supports font and background color setting for input cells.
  • Bugfixes

    Version 2.2.0

    Important new functionality

    Enhancements

    Bugfixes

    Version 2.1.3

    Bugfixes

    Version 2.1.1

    Important new functionality

  • BookWidgets can now update BookWidgets widgets within an iBooks Author .iba file.
  • Enhancements

  • GIF images are now supported.
  • Bugfixes

  • Cover image can now be configured for HotspotImage widgets.
  • Localization support for 'Student email' was fixed for Whiteboard and SplitWhiteboard widgets.
  • Version 2.1.0

    Important new functionality

    Enhancements

    Bugfixes

    Version 2.0.2

    Bugfixes

    Version 2.0

    Important new functionality

    Enhancements

    Bugfixes

    Version 1.7

    Important new functionality

    Enhancements

    Bugfixes

    Version 1.6

    Important new functionality

    Enhancements

    Bugfixes

    Version 1.5

    Important new functionality

    Enhancements

    Bugfixes

    Version 1.4

    Important new functionality

    Enhancements

    Bugfixes

    Version 1.3

    BookWidgets is now out of beta! If you were holding off for our public release, the wait is over!

    Important new functionality

    Enhancements

    Bugfixes

    Version 1.2

    Important new functionality

    Bugfixes

    Enhancements

    Version 1.1

    Bugfixes

    Enhancements