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 to generate a dynamic bubble answer sheet for multiple-choice exam

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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Exam class: same space solution vs. no solution

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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Exam class: solutionorlines-environment same space when only the lines are shown or only the solution [duplicate]

I use the exam class. I want something like in this picture where the solutions not shown with lines or solutions shown take the same amount of space. I want to adjust the exam.cls code so I don't ...
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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 ...
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Exam class: answerspace for students same space as printed answers

I'm a professor and I use the "exam" class very often in LaTeX. \begin{solutionorlines}[4cm] creates 4cm of space for students to answer. When I type \printanswers it shows the answers but it ...
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Shuffling questions in exam

If I want to shuffle the question to prepare four different questions papers having same questions but with the different question numbers, what should I do? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{exam} ...
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How to generate an answer key of a multiple-choice exam?

I have a number of multiple-choice questions. I want to produce an answer key (a small table with nx5 cells where the answer places are somehow highlighted). My code (from another post ) is shown ...
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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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question environment in other classes except exam class

I need to have an environment like \begin{question} to sort questions as what \begin{enumerate} does. I mean something like this: Problems: 1) Prove that .... 2) Show that .... 3) ... ...
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Vertical space in table columns

I am creating following form. The table is meant to be filled manually using pen or pencil. But the space that becomes available in each line is limited (vertical). How can I increase vertical space ...
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I want to decrease the indent to checkboxes in exam class

The indent to the checkbox is to big. I want it to be aligned with the first letter of the question. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,addpoints]{exam} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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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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Decimal points in exam class

I would like to have decimal half points, not fractions, in the exam class. How can I obtain this? MWE: \documentclass[]{exam} \begin{document} \begin{questions} \addpoints \question[\half] ...
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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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What is the simplest way to get graphs for each answer choice like in the example below

I am trying to make an exam with multiple questions having graphs as answer choices. I want them to be aligned as shown below. Thank you in advance!
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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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How can I get an in-line in exam class

I need to draw an horizontal line for the answer. Here is MWE \documentclass{exam} \usepackage{multicol} \begin{document} \begin{center} \fbox{\fbox{\parbox{5.5in}{\centering OPD ENCOUNTER FORM}}} ...
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Why do we get undefined references warning in exam class when labels are defined and used in solutions (and answers are not printed)?

Let us consider this code which uses the exam class. \documentclass{exam} %\printanswers \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question Why do we get undefined references warning in this case? ...
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Wrong spacing of circled numbers using Tikz and exam class

I am using XeLaTex. I am also using the package exam. I am preparing a multiple choice test, but I have no Scantron and I want students to tick the desired circled answer by pen. This is the relevant ...
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Multiple Choice Questions in Exam package

I am trying to write an exam with some multiple choice questions. Here is a minimal example of what I am doing \documentclass[addpoints]{exam} \begin{document} \begin{center} \gradetable ...
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exam class with exercises and points in range

I use the exam class for writing my exam ctan exam The problem regards the counting of points when you have several exercises (so several question environments) Normally you have solutions in the ...
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examdesign document class not working in texmaker?

I am using texmaker in ubuntu 14.04 it is working fine for article report and other classes but only examdesign class is not working, I will appreciate any help or idea.
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problem: showkeys printing labels on top of text in exam class questions

This is the example: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,spanish,answers]{exam} \usepackage{showkeys} \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question This is a question This is a question with ...
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Why am I having this problem with exam class and the package newicktree?

I'm having trouble getting phylogenetic trees to display correctly within the solution environment of the exam class. For some reason, they are positioned way far to the right (running off the page) ...
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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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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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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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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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Question on Subdivision?

\documentclass[11pt,paper=a4,answers]{exam} \usepackage{graphicx,lastpage} \usepackage{upgreek} \usepackage{censor} \censorruledepth=-.2ex \censorruleheight=.1ex \hyphenpenalty 10000 ...
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A new figure environment for the exam class

The incompatibility of having a float inside the solutions box of the exam class is somewhat well known. Multiple solutions for this exist, almost all of which use some variant of the caption package ...
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Randomize a section of code lines

This is similar to a previous question, but I didn't really understand the answer given. One possible use of what I'm asking is in the following code for a Matching style of question, where lines of ...
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LaTeX using the matching environment in the exam documentclass

Could someone please share a working example of using the matching environment in a document class exam. I am new to using the exam document class and am unable to find a way to set up the matching ...
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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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Cartesian Coordinate System In TikZ VS Pstricks

I have been using pstricks to add cartesian coordinates to my exam document class structures for years. But, now I have switched to a Macbook air and I am using Texpad. The newsiest version of Texpad ...
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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 make a fancy exam at LaTeX?

I'm very interested make a fancy exam at LaTeX? , You can see this example like this : But, i don't know How to start it ? Can you explain How to make it ? or What is the package at LaTeX ?
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Writing tutorials with exam document class, with and without solutions

I would like to write some tutorials for my students, and for this I am using the exam document class, and the solution environment. now the problem is I have a statement \printanswers that I need ...
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How do I disable headers and footers in the exam class?

I am writing a very large class file for my University, which can generate different kinds of documents (depending on the kind of options). One of the types is an exam. All these documents have to ...
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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 to reset the question number for different sections in exam class without getting multiply defined labels

This is the minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{exam} \begin{document} \section{ONE} \begin{questions} \question First question \question Second questoion \end{questions} ...
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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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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 \extrawidth in exam class results in unwanted margin changes (per page)

I'm trying out the Exam class after seeing good things about it on this site following the guide: Using the exam document class by Philip Hirschhorn . However, I've run into some problems with the ...
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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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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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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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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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Multiple choice questions type setting

See the fourth question: the choices are showing twice one is along horizontal and another is along vertical, but I need only one like the above three. The commands I have used is given below. ...
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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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Can LaTeX select a random line from another file?

Can LaTeX select a line from one file and include it in the main file? I use the exam class to make course exams. I like to include a brief quote related to the course in the footer of the last exam ...