December 12, 2018

Gravic is pleased to support WMGK's John Debella Turkey Drop for Cityteam Chester

We are pleased to support 102.9 WMGKs' John Debella Turkey Drop supporting Cityteam Chester to provide Thanksgiving turkeys for individuals and families in need. Gravic is pleased to support WMGK's John Debella Turkey Drop for Cityteam Chester


December 5, 2018

New Remark Test Grading Cloud Feature - Question and Answer Text

With the release of Remark Test Grading Cloud 2.1, we introduced question and answer text when designing test answer sheets. These features allow your tests to be more customized by giving you more options than just straight bubbles. Now you have the following options when creating multiple choice questions in the designer:

  • Bubbles Only: This option puts only the bubbles on the answer sheet (same as it's always been) with the answer choices you provided. This option uses the least amount of space.
  • Table View: This option puts your bubbles in a table and allows you to enter custom question and answer text on the Text and Labels tab.
  • Traditional: This option puts the question text, followed by the bubbles, one question after the other, down the test page. You must fill in the question text and answer labels under the Text and Labels tab.
If you use Table View or Traditional, the Text and Labels tab allows you to define question text and answer labels. Both items appear on the test answer sheets. Note that answer labels are not carried over to the reports (you will still see "A, B, C..."). You can also adjust the font by clicking the "Question Text Style" or "Answer Label Style" buttons.Question Properties The Table tab appears when you use Table View questions. Here you can choose the alignment for your table: Left, Right or Justified. You may alternate shading of the question text by clicking "Shade alternate question rows" (the bubble area is not shaded). Finally, you can use the "Max Question Text" slider bar to choose how much of each table row should be occupied by the question text. The answers will be spread out over the remaining area.

The Traditional tab appears when you use Traditional questions. Here you can choose whether to split the answer choices across multiple columns. Note that Remark Test Grading will fit the answers in the best way possible for the space on the page. Here are some examples of each type: Remark Test Grading Cloud Question Types Take these new features for a ride the next time you design a test in Remark Test Grading Cloud. We hope you enjoy this new feature and look forward to adding more of your suggested features in future versions.

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November 8, 2018

Remark Test Grading Cloud 2.1 Released!

We have been working very hard at a new Remark Test Grading Cloud release and are excited to announce that it is now live! There are so many awesome new features that we don't know where to begin! Some of the highlights include:

  • An updated form designer that lets you include images, labels, new bubble shapes, question text,  and answer text. Your forms have never looked better!
  • Custom Grade Scales so that you can define your own scale at both the overall test and learning objectives levels.
  • Grade tests right when you log into the application through the new Grade Test option right on the home screen. No need to select a class and test first!
  • Streamlined process for adding learning objectives to your tests... fewer clicks are always better!
  • Email fillable PDF test answer sheets to students, have them take the test, and then have them email them right back to the cloud for grading. Nothing to print!
  • And so many more...
When you log into Remark Test Grading Cloud be sure to click the notifications icon to see all of the new features and enhancements. We will highlight some of the features in our blog over the next few weeks to show them to you in action. As always keep the suggestions coming so we can make Remark Test Grading Cloud the very best product it can be! Grade Scales


November 7, 2018

Announcing Remark Classic OMR 6

Remark Classic OMRWe are pleased to announce that Remark Classic OMR 6 is available! Since 1999, Remark Classic OMR has assisted thousands of schools, universities, businesses, non-profits, government organizations, and a variety of other industry professionals in streamlining their data collection and analysis needs. Our Remark solutions are continuously innovated to maintain our industry leading presence and meet customer demands. We greatly appreciate our customers and are always interested in hearing any comments and feature suggestions for our products. In version 6, a number of improvements were based on customer feedback, as highlighted on the new features page. Version 6 adds many new features and updates including:

  • Fresh new look with a modern user interface
  • New and improved OCR engine
  • More robust partial credit when grading tests
  • Support for DATAWIN OMR scanners
  • Ability to export reports to Excel when using multiple test versions
  • All reports are now available when using report batches and multiple test versions
  • You can now email student reports directly to each student from the software
  • Enhanced report batch functionality allows you to run multiple batches at one time to simplify filtering data by multiple variables
  • A Ballot Response report was added for customers processing ballot style forms
  • And many more! Check out the full list

Download a Free Demo version to try it out

Remark Office OMR 6 is available to all customers on a valid maintenance and support agreement. All software updates, even a major release such as version 6, are included in the maintenance and support agreement for Remark Classic OMR 5 or later customers. If you need to renew your maintenance and support agreement or upgrade Remark Classic OMR from prior versions please visit our online storesubmit a quote request or contact us with any questions.
*Note: Current Remark Classic OMR 5 customers are encouraged to back up their templates, data files, answer keys and survey definition files before installing the new version. These files are automatically converted to a new format when opened in version 6 and are not backwards compatible.


October 26, 2018

Upcoming Remark Support Webinar – Using Database Lookup in Remark Office OMR – Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 1:30 PM EDT

Using Database Lookup in Remark Office OMR – Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 1:30 PM EDT
Using Database Lookup in Remark SoftwareRemark Office OMR has a Database Lookup feature that can: 1) verify that the recognized data from a region appears in an external database and 2) after verifying the data, either replace the recognized data with new data, or append additional fields from the database in your collected data. For example, if students fill in their ID numbers on the forms being processed, with database lookup Remark can look up that student ID in an external database and either replace the ID with the student name or append the student name to the data. You can append as many fields as needed to make your data more meaningful. It’s a great way to add data to your reports without having to put it on the physical form.

This webinar is targeted to intermediate Remark Office OMR users.

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