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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 make a footnote appear only when a solution is displayed?

I'm trying to add footnotes to the solution of an exam I write using the exam class. The following code displays the footnote mark but not the footnote: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,answers]{exam} ...
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Changing indentation in exam class

I'm currently writing an exam and require specific indentation on the left to match the following: I have been using exam class and have now sorted out the right margin and exam marks but my left ...
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Exam class: points in right margin for parts of question

I'm trying to write an exam with the same formatting as a VCAA exam. In these exams, the total number of points for the question is in brackets after the question number, but the points for each ...
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How to create circle checkbox multiple choice exam with choice letters inside circle

I can't find any place where I can get an exam environment where I can make a multiple choice exam with circle checkbox where the options are in letters A,B,C,D and E, and these are inside the ...
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Create fancy multiple choice exam with circled options

I haven't been able to find any source where I can get a template for creating an exam with multiple choice. But the choices must be circled so student fill them....does anyone know any source?.
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Arabic font for documentclass{exam}

My code \documentclass{exam} \pagestyle{headandfoot} \firstpageheader{\bfseries\large رياضيات\\مأمون }{\includegraphics{example-image}}{\bfseries\large الإمتحان الأول } \begin{document} مرحبا كيف ...
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Could I do a different automatic exam copies -one for each student-?

If I wrote an exam of ten Multiple choice questions, and I have 20 student. so Could I do a different automatic -by jumble the questions- exam copies -one for each student-? \documentclass{exam} \...
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Class exam + marginnote: How to explain this indent problem?

I use the class exam and I want to use the marginnote package to put notes in the margin of some questions. When I use the last optional argument to change the vertical offset, it adds some indent at ...
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exam: paracol \setcolumnwidth doesn't work as expected for a two-column part

Why does the image in the second column not fill a width of 0.34\linewidth as expected? \documentclass{exam} \usepackage[a4paper, top=1.9cm, left=2cm, right=2cm, bottom=2.2cm,showframe]{geometry} \...
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xparse / wrapfigure: \intextsep doesn't affect the output when set inside a \NewDocumentEnvironment

For the following, why does \setlength{\intextsep}{#5} inside \NewDocumentEnvironment{mywrapfigure} not have any effect on the output, which makes me have to use \setlength{\intextsep}{0pt} locally ...
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exam: two-column questions

Following-up this question and considering the two-column MWE below, I would like to 1- understand why the inter-line spacing inside minipage is bigger than that of both tabular and paracol 2- know ...
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How to use \AtEndDocument with the class exam?

Using \AtEndDocument produces a new page with the class exam, if not put before \documentclass{exam}. I made a package that modifies some key elements of the class, but the package needs to write ...
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Fix the numbering in exam class with minipage

I am trying to put the figure beside the text in exam class using \minipage. The best I can do currently is as the following: With the MWE: \usepackage[a4paper, top=1.9cm, left=2cm, right=2cm, bottom=...
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How to embed \choices in tabular in exam class?

Similar to the question: Exam class multiple choice answers in table format, I'm trying to embed the \choices into a table format and looking like a table. \documentclass[11pt]{exam} \usepackage{...
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Exercise: print exercise text several times (use \shipoutExercise repeatedly)

I am typesetting exams for secondary school students. The idea is to use exercise.sty to be able to print the answers on the back of the "exam sheet" during a tutorial. I also want to save ...
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Arranging Questions

I have a set of question papers of Mathematics to be written in TeX grouping them according to their topics such as Abstract algebra, Real analysis, Differential Equations, etc. Can the following be ...
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Generating jpg images of Questions and Options in Exam Class through any method

The following is a code of TeX file. \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question Sample Question \begin{choices} \choice choice 1 \choice choice 2 \choice choice 3 \choice choice 4 \end{choices} \...
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Formatting for solution in exam doc

I've been studying latex for a few months and it's been amazing how it solved my issues concerning typessetting math papers. I just want \thequestion to show once always with the first \thepartno and ...
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What are the good exercise packages -from link-? [closed]

What are the good exercise packages -from link- ? https://ctan.org/topic/exercise
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what is the difference between exsol and xsim package? [closed]

what is the difference between exsol and xsim package? And which is the closest one to exam document class?
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Counting items in multiple tests in exam latex

I need to put more than one test in a booklet, and each test is followed by a short statistics (counting questions and total points). However, Tex tends to count the total number of questions and ...
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Change Question Numbering in Exam Document Class

I am using the exam document class to write my math homework. I want to be able to set the specific number for each question. So, for example, when the professor assigns problems 1, 4, 7, 12, I want ...
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Customizing questions environment in exam class

How can I make custom questions using exam class? For e.g., I need to create 3 different questions, but with labels A1, B1 and C1 and possibly with different color. Something like this \begin{...
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Continue numbering after changing subsection in exam class

I'm using \documentclass{exam} for a solution booklet I'm preparing. It has multiple subsections in a single section. I want the question numbers to continue running, even after the section is changed....
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How to collect all the solutions coded close to each question/part/item in an exam (not coded in a final \begin{solution}..\end{solution})?

How to collect all the solutions typed close to each question/item/part on the final of an exam all the solutions coded in (or very close to) each question/part/item (not coded all solutions in a ...
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exam document class and pdflscape causing unwanted margin changes

I'm having problems with the margins when using the exam document class and the package pdflscape. When I insert a landscape page in the middle of my exam document, it drastically widens the bottom ...
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Misplaced noalign when using >{\centering} [duplicate]

I have the below code, and I want to center the col. elemnts so I used {||>{\centering}p{0.5\textwidth}||>{\centering}>p{0.3\textwidth}|}, but I got this error "\misplaced noalign" ...
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Labeling the thequestion and the parts in a storing box

I'm a typesetting tests with key answers. The questions have parts. What I want is to make \thequestion appear only once and the \thepartno follow without the question label. For example: Question 1 - ...
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longtable/exam: longtable doesn't page-break inside the solution environment

In the following, the longtable is not breakable inside the solution environment. So, how to make the it respect \newpage to break the table over the two pages? \documentclass[answers]{exam} \...
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Paragraph spacing with exam class

I use the exam class to prepare exams. I prefer to have questions with no indentation and a space between paragraphs, so I use parskip. However, I find the space between paragrapsh and between ...
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Creating a key/option for examwsolns to globally set the default solution width

Following-up this answer, I would like to 1- have a key/option for the package that sets the default width. For example, something like \usepackage[default-width = outer]{examwsolns} 2- understand ...
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Exam class: Sectioning command spacing when used within questions environment

I have the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{exam} % \renewcommand{\questionshook}{ % \setlength{\itemsep}{30pt} % } \begin{document} \section{leet} someleet. \section{moreleet} ...
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How can I resume the part numbering in exam document class?

For enumerate there are options like start or resume or commands like \setcounter{enumi}{4} or \addtocounter{enumi}{41} as discussed in questions like How can I make an enumerate list start at ...
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Define a new command to wrap \cref

I am typesetting an MCQ exam paper. There are a few questions where there exists a block of information, and the student is prompted to use that information to answer several questions that follow, ...
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How to make \newbox respect margin page ends

I'm writing math practicing textbooks to students and I intend to provide an answer key at the end of them. I'm trying to implement the answer key using a storing box with all solutions. But I can't ...
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fbox typing in Latex

Whats the Latex code for inserting a small boxes at the end of a remark sentence like the ones in the image above?
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Exam package: use \footenote inside \uplevell

In the latex exam package, there is an \uplevel{} option for making instruction among questions. However, the \footnote command does not work. The number appears but, the text is not. \uplevel{Please ...
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Equal spacing multiple choice questions in exam package

\documentclass[12pt, a4paper, addpoints, UTF8]{exam} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question[3] This is a sample. \begin{oneparchoices} \choice $ 45^\circ$ \choice $ 50^\...
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How to generate image files for each question from a exam/examdesign class?

Lets say suppose I have a question paper typed in exam/examdesign. Now I want to generate image files (PNG) of each question separately and name it in a proper convention and also generate an csv/...
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Exam Class gradetable - reporting average score?

I sometimes post my old exams, and I think that these would be more useful as reference documents if the grade table on the front page reported the average score for each question (from the year that ...
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What are the differences between the exam and xsim classes?

I am currently preparing exercises and wonder which class xsim or exam is best suited for the task. They seem to fulfill the same purpose, but I get the impression xsim comes with more support for ...
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Placing points on right without margin

I'm using the exam document class, and have played around with the options for points placement. Essentially, I want something that works like \pointsdroppedatright. The only problem is that it ...
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How to make part of question under exam class left align vertically

Here is the code : \documentclass{exam} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{parskip} \usepackage{dsfont} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{adjustbox} \...
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Adding Asterisks to Correct Answers in Exam

I am used the exam class to create a multiple choice exam. When I create the answers, I would like the correct answer to have an asterisk at the beginning of the line, e.g., *a. Blue. My ultimate goal ...
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exam/tcolorbx: Calculate the header height then pass it to geometry

For the following, I need to make the two approaches work in order to pass the exact header height to geometry package. I would be happy if other approaches are proposed. Using savebox \...
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Extra vertical padding at top of solution environment

I have noticed extra padding at top of my solution environment (using the exam class) especially if you use multicols inside of the solution environment: \documentclass[addpoints]{exam} \usepackage[...
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Override coverpages page numbering behaviour of exam class

According to the exam class documentation §11.6, the behaviour of the coverpages environment is defined as such: Note that if your document has a coverpages environment (see section 12), then those ...
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Exam Parts Alignment

Code: \documentclass[11pt]{exam} \RequirePackage{xspace, setspace} \printanswers \usepackage[margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{wrapfig} \usepackage{enumitem} \singlespacing \parindent 0ex \begin{...
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Exam class: Indent each question, part and subpart to that of the upper-level indent [duplicate]

I've been working with the class exam, and I have been grappling with how I can set the indents for questions and their subparts, and have so far tried every combination of \setlength{\labelsep}{}, \...
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xparse: \NewDocumentCommand using a set of predefined keys

I would like to understand what makes the following not work, and how to fix it in order to get the desired output as given under each call of the command \myQFormat. \documentclass[addpoints]{exam} ...

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