Call admins can now select specific questions to use for session titles, role-user names, and role-user organizations in the Publishing Module.
Previously the system made its best guess which questions to use. (Basically it used the first question in the main submission form for the session’s title, the first question in each role form for an individual’s name, and the second question in each role form for that individual’s organization.)
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The Messaging Module now includes a feature that allows call admins to view the list of recipients for a message before the message is sent!
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Call admins can now use proposal labels when defining message recipients in the Messaging Module!
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Have you ever wanted to organize your call’s proposals using your own taxonomy? Well now you can, with labels!
Call admins can now create and apply custom labels to any proposal. They’re completely under your control. You decide what to call them and which proposals to assign them to. You can then use them to find proposals according to the labels they’ve been assigned.
And the best part? They’re included as a core module at no additional cost and with every call, new or existing!
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Just a quick note to let everyone know that you can now send messages via the Messaging Module for calls that have been archived.
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Call admins can now use profile information for default answers in role forms!
Previously, the only two questions in a role form that could be auto-filled with information from a user’s profile were name and organization—both of which were hard-coded into the form. And with any other question you could only define static text for a default answer.
Now, the question-settings dialog has an additional Default Answer option for all text questions, including name and organization. You can still provide specific text to auto-fill the answer, but now you also have the option to select a data element from the user’s profile.
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At the heart of ProposalSpace is the ability for teams to work on proposals and to manage calls. That collaborative environment, however, has sometimes made it difficult to track down exactly who made a change or took a particular action.
So we added proposal histories.
Now, every change to a proposal is logged. Log entries include the action taken, who took it, when it was taken, and if applicable, what the value was before the change.
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You can now register and sign in to ProposalSpace using your Google or Facebook account!
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While we would all like to imagine a world where authors submit their proposals well before the submission deadline, the harsh reality is that a good number of them wait until the very last minute to click the Submit button.
Of course, ProposalSpace displays the submission deadline prominently at the top of every proposal and, if the deadline is less than a week away, also displays a notice with the time remaining:
While this is helpful, we’ve had a few authors mention that they felt cheated out of a few minutes because their computer’s clock wasn’t in sync with the “official” clock on the server, leading them to believe they had more time than they actually did.
To make sure everyone is on the same page (er, clock), we’re making some adjustments to the time-remaining notice and adding a countdown timer so everyone knows exactly how much time is left for them to submit their proposal.
Here’s how it works:
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