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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Too much white space around column!

\documentclass[a4paper, 11pts]{exam} \usepackage{multicol, setspace} \usepackage{textcomp, booktabs,colortbl} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \setlength\columnsep{40pt} \onehalfspacing \begin{document} ...
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Preparing true/false questions with exam class

I use the exam document class to prepare my question papers. While it may have some limitations compared to the similar others available, it has nicely fulfilled my purpose so far. Now, I need to ...
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Conflict between exam class and fancyhdr package

With the code below: \documentclass[answers,a4paper]{exam} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \begin{document} hello world \end{document} I get the build error: ! LaTeX Error: Command \lhead already defined. ...
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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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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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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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Add asterisk in Exam class

I am writing some exercise for students using exam class. I want some question to be after-class exercise and indicate that by putting an asterisk after the question number, something like (a)*. I ...
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How can I effect the same horizontal alignment, here?

When I start with the code shown below, I experience the following alignment problem: How do I make it correct alignment? Also, I want to encircle some special question numbers... How can I do ...
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How to prevent page breaks within between a question and its answer choices in Exam class?

I'd like to prevent page breaks between a question and its answer choices in the Exam class. There's a good solution to the problem of how to prevent page breaks within the answer choices here, but ...
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Exam class: Header on odd pages - including first - footer on all

How do I get my header to appear on only the odd pages, including the first one, and my footer to appear on all pages? I'm using the exam and I have a title with \maketitle. I've tried various ...
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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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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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Encircle a question number

I wish to encircle the first question and third question only or i need to mark this is a favorite question by putting star on it. how do i do it?? \documentclass[]{exam} ...
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How to generate a dynamic bubble answer sheet for multiple-choice exam [duplicate]

I want to produce a bubble answer sheet where the number of questions are shown by \qCount. It is always below than 100. Is it possible to produce it dynamically? I cannot print the question numbers ...
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Even horizontal distribution of choices in exam document class

I want to display the options for multiple choice questions horizontally within the exam document class. The oneparchoices environment displays the options horizontally, but the choices remain ...
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Random selection of file issues

I have tried to create an exam with random questions selected from different files as shown here. The code I used works but is only randomized on a random basis; i.e. for 1st round it gives a set of ...
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Exam class: aligning outline marks within solution flush right

I would like to get the marks e.g. [1/2] within the solution to appear flush right in the same way as the overall mark for the question. \documentclass[11pt,answers]{exam} \RequirePackage{amssymb, ...
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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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Multiple Choice Answer Key in exam package at the end of document

I think this is a follow up question to: Print answer key to multiple choice questions I am trying to create an answer key at the end of my exam class document where all the questions are multiple ...
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Grade table add points error in exam class

In the exam class, I would like to assign points to both the question and the parts of that question. But when generating the grade tables, the points for that question will be two times of the ...
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modifying qformat: add the points at the end of the question in line with it

I'd like to modify the qformat so that the points of the questions appear in line with and at the end, but not in the right margin. Like in this word example. I've tried modifying qformat, but it ...
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How can I change the thickness of \hrulefill [duplicate]

I am writing a worksheet for a math ed class. I am asking questions and would like the answer lines to start as soon as the question ends, and not the next line. This is partly because I want to start ...
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Why the \section*{Past History} and \section*{Present problem} are compiling differently?

Why the \section*{Past History} and \section*{Present problem} are compiling differently in a following code? The present problem is getting indented on compiling. \documentclass[a4paper]{exam} ...
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Can somebody edit this so it works

\documentclass{article} %-------------------------------------------------------------------- %-------------------------------------------------------------------- \newcounter{choice} ...
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Defining new command for Multiple Choice Questions

I checked out this page and they have very good answers but not exactly what I'd need. I would want the justification to be like it is in the answer they gave with everything in one line touching the ...
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how do I arrange my gradepoint table customizingly?help me to align

I am having 28 questions in my question paper and I have spilited into 3 sections, How do I make my grade table so that my grade table should contains, And i need the section must be center aligned. ...
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How to typeset subquestions and the corresponding answers

I would like to typeset exercises with subquestions so that in the code I have an answer immediately following each subquestion, but in the output all the answers will be in the end. Also I want both ...
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Image inside exam environment above question

I am wondering how can I fix the constant problem in inserting an image for a question. When I insert the image, I always have the image being above the question number. I want the question number to ...
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Why is this simple exam document couldn't be compiled?

I am learning how to type an exam under the exam documentclass, below is how I typed it, but it couldn't be compiled and I have no clue why. \documentclass[11pt,addpoints,a4paper]{exam} ...
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Put answer as an optional argument for multiple choice

I am using the following code at the moment to make Multiple Choice Questions with the options as the 5 arguments. \documentclass[a4paper,addpoints,answers,12pt]{exam} ...
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How to change the enumeration of \subpart in exam document class?

By default, \subpart uses i. , ii. , etc. I would like to change it to (i),(ii),etc. How do I do that?
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pdflatex stuck compiling, gives no error

My case is: I have been typesetting tests with the exam class, I used to have problems with multiply defined labels for questions (but that is another problem). Recently I managed to change a few ...
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multiple choice questions type setting querries

I need to have four different question papers in which the order of the above questions only changed and i need to give the answer for the respective question paper in a separate sheet. so kindly ...
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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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exam, headrule of first page is different to second?

I define a header in the preamble: \pagestyle{head} \runningheadrule \header{xxx\\ xxx\\ xxx} {} {xxx\\ xxx\\ Seite \thepage von 8} Page one is diffrent to the other pages, and I don't know why ...
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exam class: hide points but still be in grade table

I am using the exam class to write my exercise sheets. Now I want to have something like Exercise 1 (5+5 points) (a) lala (b) lulu but I still want to use \gradetable. My Question would be if ...
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Remove question numbers from exam class

I am using exam class to create a form. I would like to remove question numbers, as putting question numbers in a form does not make a sense. Is it possible to do so? Here is MWE ...
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I need these commands in my questions with the following alignments..that is the output should be like this

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{exam} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.2} \oddsidemargin 0in \evensidemargin 0in \topmargin 0in \textheight 9.2in \textwidth 6.5in %\hoffset -1in %\voffset -1in ...
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How to customize the solution of multichoice question in exam documentclass?

\documentclass[cancelspace,10pt]{exam} \usepackage{multicol} %********************************************************** End of Listing Setting \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} ...
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Why is there only one question on the second page? Using Exam Class

I am trying to format this exam; however, the number of question per page is horrible. There is no logical reason why there is only one question on the second page and several on the next page and ...
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Exam class: labels “point”, “points” and “score” in spanish

I'm using the exam class with \usepackage[spanish]{babel} and when I type \gradetable[v] the labels appears in english. The question name can be changed using \vqword{newlabelname} but I don't know ...
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Double line for header/footer rules

I want to create a fancy header/footer rule in Exam document class. I have tried what is at http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/89569/custom-header-footer-rules-fancyhdr and Custom header/footer ...
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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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\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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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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Points not appearing in main question

For some reason, the points DO appear in the parts and subparts but it doesn't appear in the main questions in this document. I tried removing the 3 lines between the 2 ** too in case they were ...
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Creating Multiple Choice Questions with Answers Without Exam Classs

I want to sort as seen in the photo above. But the results are as follows. Attention to the red frame. I've tried alot but I could not. Waiting for your help, thank you. ...
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Make table, point total work for exam with optional questions

I am writing an exam with the exam class, and I am including a single question where the students are supposed to choose only half to answer. There are six total parts, and they answer three. I ...
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Exam class: same space solution vs. no solution [duplicate]

In exam class, by inserting a fixed minipage same size of your answerslines for students you create the same space when answers are printed or when answers are not printed. How come the depth is still ...
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How to show multi-choice answer key at the end of the document?

I want to show the answer keys at the end of the (multiple-choice) exam page. I have a bank of questions and answers (always the first answer in the bank is assumed to be the right choice), and some ...