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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\fillwithlines{\stretch{1}} only .6\textwidth

I'm using the exam package and want to use \fillwithlines{\stretch{1}} but only so it goes .6\textwidth across the page. I've tried using minipage, parbox, and makebox, but none of them work with the ...
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Textbook package compatible with examdoc

I really like the examdoc class. I almost always use it to create exams, tests, ... However... I'd like to make a textbook. In it should be several exercises, with (preferably) their solutions in an ...
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Recommendation for homework use [closed]

I'm re-discovering LaTeX after an absence of 15-17 years. Sadly all my previous skills are gone so I'm starting from scratch. I am taking two grad courses for which I have to submit assignments every ...
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Lost float in exam class

For some reason, I can't seem to put a figure or a table environment inside a solution environment while using the exam class. It produces a float is lost error. Has anyone found a way to bypass this ...
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how to put figures on a page in exam class!

I am trying to put four figures in one page. I have tried using \clearpage, \afterpage{\clearpage} with afterpage package as suggested and worked successfully in many other cases. I have also tried ...
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Is there a way to add reusable metadata to the exam class?

Assuming I want to build a large pool of questions I can reuse for exams and tests, how can I extend the question section in the exam class to enable adding references to where the work/solution ...
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Command already defined

I came across an odd problem compiling LaTeX exam.cls document producing with knitr. Pasted below is minimal reproducible code. knitr compiles fine, but pdflatex terminated with: Command \framed ...
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Customize \ answerline in Exam class

I would like to create a quiz item that resembles this example: ____ 1. (p. 63) In a grouped frequency distribution, the mode falls in the most frequently occurring class interval, more ...
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Environment for writing solutions in amsbook

Basically, what I want is exactly asked in Showing Solutions of the Questions "separately", except that I'm using amsbook. So, I want to write a series of questions, by writing something ...
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Create a name box on an exam

Is there an easy way to put a box in the upper right corner asking for student name/number on the first page? Is there something analogous to defining the location of something on a web-page in terms ...
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Variations of an exam

I'm using the great exam package to create exams. But sometimes there are many students so I need to create different "versions" - Group A and Group B. Mainly the differences are only the numbers in ...
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Using \InsertChunk on examdesign class to create testbank

I've using the examdesign class to create exams and it can do almost everything I want. But I find that I've been repeating myself as I reuse old exams as practice exams and quiz problems. I'd like ...
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Modifying \answerline in the exam class

When using the exam class, is there a way to change the formatting of the item answer blanks created by \answerline? For a question, the label is 1. For a part, the label is (a) For a subpart, the ...
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Page breaking problem with exam.cls

For some time, version 2.01 of the exam document class has been used in my department. In the future we are going to use the latest version (currently 2.4), and this has to be customised so that ...
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Automatic generation of pages with variable fields

I need to produce dozens of same pages, except for the part that each page has to have a different person's name on it. Imagine it as an exam, where the content is equal for every page, except that I ...
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Testing Framework API for LaTeX

As part of an online exam application, we need to automate the evaluation of LaTeX scripts written by the students. Essentially, the script should be evaluated against a set of test cases and if it ...
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Titled & Untitled Questions in same document

I need to have sections in an exam I am writing. The first 10 questions are multiple choice, which I would like to number simply 1-10. For the extended response, I would like to title the questions. ...
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Keeping checkboxes aligned using the Exam class

I'm using the exam class in a multicols environment to create a series of worksheets. Many questions are yes/no. If the question is too long, it wraps to the next line and moves the answers. Is there ...
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Subcolumns with multicol and the exam class

I'm using the multicol package with the exam class to create 2 sub-columns within a multicols environment for checkbox answers when the answers are short and one word. There is a significant amount of ...
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Exam poll generator?

I need a recomendation for some good LaTeX document generator. I have two lists of questions - I want the Generator - to make a given number of exam polls which will have first question from the ...
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Show solution to each part of a multipart question right after that part in exam package

I use the great exam package to write my exams as a teacher. It lets me typeset solutions too, but for multipart questions, I want the solution to each part printed right after that part. By default, ...
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Using circled numbers for answer choices in exam document class

I'm using the exam document class for an exam with a multiple choice section. To match the appearance of the scantron form, I'd like to use circled numbers in the choices and oneparchoices ...
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How to prevent page breaks in lists? (“Exam” class)

I'm using the exam class to prepare a test. Unfortunately, the package allows page breaks inside the solution list of a question. Considering this toy example: \question Example of question. Choose ...
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Creating a list with non-consecutive items - Especially within exam Class

I would like to make a list that is numbered however I want it to be, not just consecutively. Specifically, within the exam class, how could I go to question #10 immediately after question #5? Or ...
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How to include graphics with width in the exam class?

I am trying to compose an exam with a figure as part of the question. However, I am having trouble using the standard \includegraphics command with pdflatex. I can not specify the arguments to ...
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Example/Solution Environment

In my document I wish to provide example questions with solutions. I am currently doing this using the amsthm package as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lmodern} ...
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exam class - permute mc answer choices, generate answer key

I happily use the exam document class to create exams and quizzes. I often make at least part of my exams multiple choice, and I'd like to be able to generate multiple versions of the exam by ...
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How to write a multiple choice test book with LaTeX?

I want to write a book which will consist of many multiple choice exam sheets. Putting the codes below into my preamble, I wrote the question like as \begin{enumerate} \item $2+2=?$ \choice $1$ ...
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Showing Solutions of the Questions “separately”

There is a class for LaTeX called exam. Using this class, one can write questions and answers for exams. The answers are displayed under (after) each question. My goal is to have all answers in the ...
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How do you determine what class to use?

So I am creating documents that have a mixture of paragraphs of text intermingled with numbered questions. I have been creating these using the 'exam' class. However, I decided to set the default ...
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Exam class: start true/false questions with “True False”

I'm using the exam class and I would like to write questions like this: 1. True False This statement is false. 2. True False This statement is true. It's a long, though, so it ...
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Ending a question in 'Exam' class

I am making a document in the 'exam' class and here's what I want to happen. \question This is part of the question This is no longer part of the question and is not indented as such. I know ...
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Creating Multiple Choice Questions Without using 'Exam' Class

I am working on a document with class article and I want to have multiple choice questions in it. Is this hard enough to do that I should change it to exam class? If not, how do I accomplish this? ...
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Manually setting the total number of points in the exam document class

I am writing an exam using the exam document class. In the exam you only need to answer 10 out of 12 questions (10 points each question). When I create the grade table with the command \gradetable, ...
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Customized bonus questions in exam class

I'm using the exam class (with the addpoints option) to create assignments, and I want to create some bonus questions. I have a customized question format that looks like this: \qformat{Question ...
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How can I typeset an exam or assignment paper?

I want to use LaTeX for exam and assignment papers for a class that I am teaching. I obviously could just do the whole thing myself. But, what alternatives are there for easily typesetting such ...