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  1. Reimplement Response Count Display on Instructions Screen/Tab

    The ability to display the response counter on the instructions screen/tab seems to have been deprecated, but having this is an important pedagogical tool. Having the counter on the instructions screen specifically is important, because it allows instructors to see this information without displaying answers to the class. The counter remains available on the results screen, but if results are displayed live while students are answering, students will often choose the most popular choice without thinking for themselves, reducing learning. Our instructors value the results counter for a few reasons.
    1) Seeing the number of responses allows them to be…

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  2. Default the PPT presentation back to the Instructions tab automatically after clearing responses (versus the Correctness tab)!!

    When an instructional designer creates a PE question and adds it to PPT, it seems that the system automatically displays the last-viewed tab at the bottom of the PE slide when ran through in real-time. That means, that if an instructor did a 'dry run' of the presentation to 'practice,' there is a good chance the last-viewed slide is the Correctness tab or answer slide. It would be great if we could add a quick popup upon clearing responses if the system could ask something like, "Would you like to update the last-viewed slide to the Instructions tab and clear…

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    Thank you for the great feedback! We totally understand the pain point here. If you head to Account settings > Activity settings, you'll find the option to set the default to showing instructions vs results. 


    I've shared your feedback internally and we're reviewing the option to add a confirmation message.

  3. Display Multiple Choice Results in Slack Thread

    Poll Everywhere would be a better experience in Slack if Multiple Choice activity results were displayed in a Thread post - similar to Polly, so users are not redirected to a separate web page outside of Slack.

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  4. Fix Bug in Text Wall Display - Creeping Slow Display of Responses

    The new visual settings for free text response polls require a choice among text wall, word cloud, and spotlight. Questions created before the change don't have a selection and seem to default to spotlight. Both spotlight and text wall display responses at a creeping slow pace that is unusable. Setting the effect speed to highest makes no difference to this problem. Explicitly selecting text wall or spotlight also doesn't improve the display speed. Please restore something akin to the prior quick display of responses on a text wall as the default!

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  5. Fix bug in Powerpoint for Win Plugin

    Please fix the bug introduced on Windows 11 in the latest plugin - the "presented" poll is bigger than the slide. You can also simply resize it but that's a ton of work across multiple slide decks that will have to be redone if this is fixed in the next update. You can also follow this workaround for the times you are presenting:
    https://support.polleverywhere.com/hc/en-us/articles/1260801550929-Activities-spilling-off-the-presentation-screen

    Neither is a good solution, please fix the bug.

    3 votes
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  6. Poll response layout: Increase number of responses on screen by moving the voting "thumbs"

    Move voting "thumbs" to side to allow more results on the screen at one time. The current (new) format displays the response as a tile with the "voting thumbs" underneath the response text. This effectively halves the number of responses that can be displayed. Please give the option to have the voting thumbs moved to the same line as a the response or simply revert to the old format which allowed more responses to be displayed at one time.

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    Hello and thank you for your feedback! I will be taking this back to our team for review. I did want to let you know that there is a there is a scrolling feature that allows you to view more responses, but I will still let our team know about your concerns. Thank you again for your submission! 

  7. Schedule and automate clear responses

    It would be super helpful and save time manually clearing responses it if was possible to, in advance, schedule and automate this task. There would need to be a handful of options, but my team would love to be able to do things like:
    -Set responses to clear on an annual date/time (e.g., Sept 1 every year)
    -Set responses to clear after a certain amount of time from the first response (e.g., 48 hours after first response)
    -Set responses to clear after a regular interval (e.g., clear responses every month)
    This also would be a useful option to alleviate frustrations…

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    Thank you for your feedback! We don't currently have scheduling for clearing responses in our product roadmap, but we will definitely bring that feedback to our Product team. We do currently offer a bulk clear option so that you can clear the responses of multiple activities at once. Here is a support article that provides more information on how to do that. 

  8. Competition activity must enable multiple responses if you can mark multiple correct answers

    Why can you mark multiple answers as correct when participants can't select more than one option? This design unfortunately lead me to need to rewrite several polls in several different places.

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  9. Moderation queueing for live Q&A's.

    The organization I work for runs a large scale live Q&A each week, and I moderate the questions for the speaker. When working with 30-40 questions to moderate, scrolling back and forth, rereading, and aligning my mouse with the next questions can be tricky while also anticipating when the presenter will finish their answer so I can display the next question. I'd love to be able to identify the next relevant questions, add it to a queue, and have a button that sends the next question forward when ready. This wouldn't have to replace how current moderation is done, but…

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  10. Allow upvotes only on individual Q&A activities

    Giving presenters the ability to "only allow upvotes" on individual Q&A activities will allow them to make the best decision based on the question prompt and their audience.

    Currently, "Only allow upvotes on Q&A activities" is an account-level setting that disables the downvote function on all Q&A activities. The impact is overly broad and limits presenter and participant functionality.

    Presenters are in the best position to determine when to disable downvotes based on the context and content of their individual activities.

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  11. Allow presenters/sub-users to download the participant list

    Individual presenters/sub-users need the ability to export participants registered to them.

    The ability to download a list of participants is currently available to the account owner and administrators and includes all registered participants on the entire account.

    Adding the ability for sub-users to export a subset of participants will allow them to verify who is (and is not) registered to them and will help them to validate against import files, class rosters, and other membership lists.

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  12. Add an option for a moderator to cancel showing repeating FRQ responses

    I'm a college student, and my professor uses Poll Everywhere as a way to encourage participation and take attendance. She posts polls throughout the presentation and dedicates a couple of minutes to look at the responses. Because everybody wants to get credit, a lot of responses, which show up chronologically, are one-word, basic and repetitive, whereas the more elaborate responses that take more time to write are never seen. I believe that adding a function that prevents repeating FRQ responses from being shown could be especially valuable for large groups to enable more various opinions to be expressed instead of…

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  13. Sort poll responses by last names

    I sometimes use poll responses to take attendance, the roster on Canvas is ranked by the last name, it would be very helpful if the poll responses can be sorted by students' last names.

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  14. Improvements to sharing activities (sharing responses and clearing authority)

    My unit specializes in asynchronous online courses, and we are usually using either the "embed code" or "response link" to place a PollEV activity onto a webpage in our LMS. Because we use a team-based course development approach, where an instructional designer often creates the activities and builds the course, but an instructor does the actual teaching, this creates challenges with clearing responses as needed between deliveries. We are not able to have instructors (often teaching for subsequent terms, long after the initial course build) clear responses on the PollEV activities. This creates extra maintenance work for the ID who…

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  15. Ability to customize "Custom Report ID" in Registration tab

    Ability to customize "Custom Report ID" in Registration tab. It is currently labelled, "Name or Student ID". I would like the ability to modify the label or remove "Student" for use outside education context.

    It would look more professional and not repurposed educational tool.

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  16. How to tell whether moderation is enabled on an old poll

    When I'm preparing a lecture with power point and re-using existing open-ended polls, I want to check whether or not moderation is enabled. To do that, I log into polleverywhere.com, find that poll, select "moderation" (under "configure"), select "open moderation," select "settings," and THEN I can see whether or not moderation is on. There's got to be an easier way.

    Since there's already a category "moderation" under the "configure" tab, and it allows us to turn on and off the profanity filter and emoji filter there, it seems it shouldn't be too hard to add a switch that allows us…

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  17. Allow reports to be created from subsets of multiple folders OR allow for deletion of individual questions from a report

    Currently, one has the option either to create a report from one or more selected folders, OR to create a report from selected questions within a single folder. However, when teaching, it's not always possible to get through all the intended material in a given session, so sometimes a particular class will cover the end of one topic and the beginning of another topic. If one is (reasonably) sorting polling questions into folders by topic, there's a good chance that one will need to generate a report for a particular day that includes some polls from folder A and other…

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  18. Visual settings for clickable image - Add an option to replace pin with another sign

    In clickable image question type, add an option to change the pin to another image (for example check mark, heart etc') or by uploading an image. Right now the only thing that can be customized in the pin color.

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    Thank you for your feedback! We do have plans to change the shape from a pin to a filled in circle for better accessibility and readability for the audience. This will continue to allow color customization, but does not include customizing the shape. Although that is a very interesting idea that we'll discuss as a team.

  19. Remove/Move "Activity Title Hidden" Message on Response Screen

    I am using the option to hide the activity titles on the participants' devices to help encourage attendance. Having the option is great and it is quite effective. Enabling this option, however, puts a fairly large message "Activity title hidden, etc." that takes up a lot of the device screen above the question options, sometimes requiring users to scroll to see all options. Is it possible to have an option to remove this message (or at least display below the answer choices) so that students can see the answer choices immediately and not need to scroll? I don't think users…

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  20. Ignore anonymous polls when creating report

    Currently, if you select a folder with multiple polls in it to create a report from, if one of them was set to record answers anonymously, the report creation simply fails and tells you that it couldn't do it because there was an anonymous poll. It would make a lot more sense for it to ignore the anonymous poll and succeed in creating a report from the others (and provide a warning message that it didn't include the anonymous polls). Currently, the only work-around is to go into the folder and select each non-anonymous poll by hand. You can't…

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