the {exam} document class provides a number of useful features for typesetting exams - in particular it provides a `Question` environment with `parts`, and can keep track of points

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How can you make custom counter display types?

I'm a comp sci prof working on an exam for my students in LaTeX, using the exam class. I like to throw in a few in-jokes here and there. Unfortunately, the class breaks if you try to use 0-indexing on ...
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How to use the exam class in another language

Can we use the exam document class and all its packages in another language? For example, how can we have the info about the exam translated in another languge?
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Misalignment of multi-line questions with 3-digit question numbers (exam class)

I'm creating a large question paper using the exam package, with over 100 questions. The problem is that for question numbers over 100, the extra digit causes multi-line questions to misalign, with ...
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Exam document class

At the moment my document displays the marks for a bonus questions as, e.g. (3 (bonus)). I don't want the bonus to be there; I just want (3). I'm using the command \bonuspointpoints{mark}{marks} but ...
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How do I keep questions from splitting between pages in exam?

How do I keep questions from splitting between pages in exam? For example in the MWE below, I'd like to have a page break after Question 2 so that Question 3 can start on a new page. I don't ...
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Page Numbering in “Exam” Document Class

When using the "exam" document class, LaTeX prints "1" for the page number at the bottom of the first page but prints "Page n" for all successive pages where n is the page number. Anyone know how to ...
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Shuffle numbers in a loop

I want to have a document, where the exact same page will be printed for a certain number of pages and on every page there should be a unique number. I know how to do so with a loop, but I don't ...
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How to create something like `matching` environment from examdesign in eqexam

I use eqexam package to create an exam with single-choice, multiple-choice and fill-in questions. I chose it for visual appeal, easy localization / translation and ability to randomize answers. What ...
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Exam Class: Make math expressions in \correctchoice bold

I'm using the exam package to create a mathematics question paper. When printing answers, the \correctchoice command makes the choice letter as well as the text in the choice bold. However, it does ...
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Exam Lines (not with the exam package)

I'm a newbie to LaTeX as of a couple days ago, and was delighted to hear of an exam package that would ease my pain. However, I've worked out that the exam paper I am trying to emulate definitely did ...
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Curious behaviour of nested list environments

Could someone explain what is happening in the example below? It looks like a bug in the exam document class to me. \documentclass{exam} \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question This is a ...
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Print answer key to multiple choice questions

I'm using the exam document class, and I'd like to print the letter of the correct answer. Something like: \documentclass{exam} \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question This is a multiple ...
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Skip to next column if too few lines remain in current column to complete an environment

I'm using \documentclass[addpoints,answers,12pt]{exam} \usepackage{multicol} to generate Multiple Choice Question paper in two columns. I want to start new question on next column, if less ...
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Solutions in exam class

I'm trying to write up solutions to some exercises, using the exam class. In order to align equations correctly, I'm also using the aligned environment from amsmath. To avoid too much repetitious ...
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exam class - align problems horizontally using probsoln

I would like to create worksheets with problems filled by rows instead of columns. I am using probsoln to store and call the problems, but they always end up filling the worksheet vertically. I tried ...
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Labeling problems with exam class usage when using multiple chapters

Using the exam document class I'm trying to create a questions/answers-sheet for a book. When working on the first chapter, everything worked nicely. When I came to the second chapter, I realized I ...
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How do I use \titledquestion in the exam class with or without points?

When using the exam class, it is possible to have commands like \question[5] or simply \question (i.e. with no points). The former includes the points within parentheses by default, and the latter ...
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Fill the blank type of text in non exam document

I want to make a fill the blank type of text in a non-exam document. Here the desired result that I want: Let A be a subset of R, A called measurable set if m*(...) = ........, for all .... in R I ...
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Mailmerge alternatives for exam variations?

I need to make 10 different versions of a test for a very large cohort of students. I could use mailmerge for this, but I wonder if there are any alternatives which might suit my needs better? For ...
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Set indentation of choice in exam documentclass

I want to create an multiple choices question with this indenting format 1. ######## A. ### B. ### C. ### 2. ######## ######## A. ### B. ### C. ### The choices have same ...
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Using exam class, text entered in \fullwidth{} messes up pagebreaks

I am using the exam class to write up a document with questions, but with long passages of text between the questions. In order to get the indentation correct, I have been using \fullwidth{} for ...
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Generating gradetables with parts using the exam class

I've just started using the exam class to typeset, well, an exam, and when using the \gradetable command to create the final grade table, it only shows me the points at the granularity of a question, ...
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How to insert logo in exam document class?

I would like to insert a logo for the exam questionnaire on the upper right where the title is placed but i dont know how.. i would like to appear it this way.
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Create commands each of the text aligned horizontally?

I am using exam document class as my guide in creating my own documentclass but i have encountered a problem.How will i create a command for each of the four texts in a line. here is a sample image: ...
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Listings package not working properly with Exam class

When I gave my code in the exam class like \begin{parts} \part \begin{lstlisting} echo The date is $date \end{lstlisting} \part \begin{lstlisting} echo The date is $(date) \end{lstlisting} ...
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Why do i have error by removing this `>{\stepcounter{tfno}\thetfno.}`

i followed the instructions by this link: Remove the automatic generation of number? and happily satisfied when it really prevented the automatic numbering of the text. But why is when i changed the ...
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Create an environment like the `checkboxes` in exam.cls

I am having trouble on how will i create something like the checkboxesor oneparcheckboxes environment in exam.cls. The only difference is that since the checkboxes gives circle, i'd like to create ...
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How to create an optional argument like the 'correctchoice` command in exam document class?

I want to create an alternative to CorrectChoice. That when [answers] command is used it will highlight the correct answer and be printed with the question together. I have seen this command by this ...
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Exam document class not leaving space for solutions when used with [noanswers] [closed]

I'm attempting to use the exam document class to write an exam for my class, and for some reason this particular exam is not leaving space for their answers when I use the [noanswers] argument to the ...
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Multiple labels warning for exam class with parts

I am writing a document in the exam class. For question with multiple parts (a), (b),... you are supposed to use the parts environment. Using it works fine, until I add a solution to the question that ...
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How to prevent continuation to the next page? [closed]

i learned of the samepage environment based from this link Unbreakable block so i tried it on my case but i think this isn't what I am looking for. My problem is: with the exam class, i have created a ...
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Create command not using adjustbox package for inserting image

I am creating a test question using exam.cls and I think it would be different if i will include image in the question. But i dont really know how should I insert it. i found a solution code that ...
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Make \section*{} compatible with the exam class

I'd like to redefine the \section*{} command so that the section title are aligned left. I actually can achieve it with \fullwidth{\section*{my section title}} but y would like to do something like: ...
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Toggle visibility of solutions in LaTeX output for exams

So I have my own layout for my exams based on scrartcl and to prevent anomalies during some changes I want to have only one file per exam which holds both questions/excercises and solutions. Yet I ...
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\answerline to the right of a question with dot line between answer line and question

I see a nice feature \answerline to the right of a question. The answer is put to the right of a question. What I want is: the number before the answer line should be removed, because I think the ...
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Custom \bonusqformat in exam class not level with question text

I am creating a set of problems, with the bonus problems starred with an *, but when I use \bonusqformat to customize the mark, it pushes the text onto a new line. Is there any way to prevent this ...
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How to break long solutions in exam class?

I am currently using the exam class to write up the solutions to a take-home exam, but I am having issues when my solutions are too big to fit a page. I either have huge gaps in my paper or solutions ...
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How to include exam class features in book class

I am currently writing up notes using the book class with three parts, one for lecturers notes, one for mine, and one for practice questions. I love the exam class for formatting questions, but I want ...
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Two columns: one column for questions; the other for answers

I am using the exam class. \documentclass{12pt,a3paper,landscape}{exam} I would like to split my paper into two columns. One column should be for the question and across from that question would ...
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wrapfigure within an exam

I am trying to float a figure using wrapfigure within an exam document using minipage. If I don't use a minipage, then the exam questions do not wrap around the figure. When I use minipage as in the ...
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How could I typeset odd item or even item respectively in examination paper?

I want to write a tex file of an examination paper like (Derivative function) 1. $3x-1$ 2. $2x+1$ 3. $4x^2+2x+3$ 4. $7x^3-3x-6$ 5. $\sin6x-7$ 6. $\cos5x+2$ And then, I can set a logical variable ...
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Create a “choose between ” questions with exam class

I want to create an exam that has 2 parts: Part 1 will be some questions that students are force to do, and part 2 will be a choose x questions among y to do. If it weren't for the score, I could ...
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exam class and align* environment [closed]

I wonder if there is a conflict between the align environment and the exam class. I have the following and it gives an error for \begin{align*} \documentclass[answers,11pt]{exam} ...
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How to change the question number from just '1' to 'Question No. 1.' in the exam class?

I needed to type something like this: But wanted to change the 'numbering' to 'Question No. x.' from just 'x.' How should I go about doing that? An alternative solution is also welcome if what ...
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\answerline to the right of a question

using exam class. I want the answerline on the same line as the question, to be used in mid-sentence actually. I have this: \documentclass[a4paper]{exam} \begin{document} \begin{questions} ...
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Multiple choice with answers at the end of the chapter

I would like to set up an environment for multiple choice questions, such that the list of the correct answers, and some lines of comments, will be typeset at the end of the chapter. Something like ...
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How to box the correct answer in Exam class?

I have tried using the following code: \documentclass[12pt]{exam} \CorrectChoiceEmphasis{\mbox{}} \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question Who is an idot? \begin{choices} \choice Not the writer ...
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Print a document with exam class so that it can be folded into a book [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Printing a book Is there a method when printing on a5paper with exam class so that it comes out like a book? Folding down the middle, and have it print the pages in ...
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Last footnote of an Exam be “End of Exam”

I am using exam class. I am writing an exam, and I wanted the last footnote (the final, last one to appear) to be End of Exam. I have this: \pagestyle{headandfoot} \runningheadrule ...
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Renumbering the \part in Exam class

I just want one section to be renumbered, not all the \parts numbering. I have found this in the manual: \renewcommand{\thepartno}{\Roman{partno}} But that is making all the numbering for \part ...