The probsoln-package allows the creation of problem sheets with randomly selected problems and optional the solution.

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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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fragile/verbatim R code inside probsoln when using an exterior Rnw file for the data sets

A follow-up on this question about using R code inside the environments used in probsoln package. If you uncomment out the section below and define the problem within the main Rnw file, the R code is ...
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Probsoln & Sweave

I just started learning the probsoln package so I can create problem sets. I have a basic example that is working: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{probsoln} \showanswers \begin{document} ...
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How to add the total marks using probsoln [duplicate]

I am trying to add the total marks at the end of an exam paper using probsoln. All the questions are in a seperate file and I just use \loadallproblems to add them to the exam paper. I add the number ...
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probsoln custom numbering of questions

I want to change the numbering of exam questions using probsoln. At the moment it just starts each question directly beneath each other and numbering it as a list. I want it to look something like ...
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probsoln's solution environment in beamer documentclass

When compiling this piece of code \documentclass{beamer} %%% save beamer's `solution' environment as `beamersolution': %\let\beamersolution\solution %\let\endbeamersolution\endsolution %%% ...
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RequirePackage and usepackage behave differently

I design exams which should contain code samples using pdflatex. In lecture scripts I successfully use the listings package. The general design is done via the exam document class. I created my own ...
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How to print only solution sheet in the end of the document in probsoln package

I use: \newproblem{1}{bla bla bla}{ble ble ble} in an external file.tex. Then in my main file, I use: \loadallproblem.... \begin{enumerate} \foreachproblem[...]{\item \thisproblem} ...
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The packages imports and probsoln seem to be incompatible

I want to establish lists of exam questions using probsoln. To keep things neatly arranged I want to keep the lists separated from the exams as I use a dedicated folder for each term and for each ...
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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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creating a list of random numbers using a loop

I am trying to write a loop that will generate a set of random variables to be used in the probsoln package. I would like to make a loop to generate A, B, C, etc. This exam will have a lot of ...
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Questions on designing a dynamic database of exercises

Almost all packages to handle exercises allow us to attach/retrieve meta-data to/from each exercise. Some things one might want when handling exercises are: Filter exercises according to their ...
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Random coefficients in the polynom package?

I am using the probsoln package to generate random math quizzes. For polynomial division, I can generate random integer coefficients, but I had planned on using the polynom package to auto-generate ...
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Accessing randomly selected problems via the probsoln package

I have two datasets, each containing problems dealing with a specific topic. These problems are stored in external files (again, one file per topic) and loaded into the datasets in a random order. I ...
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Problem/solution environment

I'm writing a textbook and an accompanying solution manual. In the book, I have a series of exercises at the end of each chapter. As the number of chapters and exercises grows, I'm getting to the ...
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Please explain \Newassociation and provide an overview of how the package answers works

I've found the answers package a little difficult to use and the documentation isn't as accessible as it could be to a novice like me. I'm not sure but it often seems at times like multiple files are ...
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Comparing packages which facilitate typesetting exercises and solutions: exercise vs. answers vs. probsoln

Could someone with experience in using these exercise typesetting packages please offer a quick compare and contrast of these packages to help me choose? Packages under consideration are: exercise ...