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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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Exam.cls - Formatting points in the margin

Today, i'm writing my question with the exam.cls. I would like to format the questions like that : But unfortunately it is not possible to keep points in left margin with the \qformat command. So i ...
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Equation numbering and solutions exam class

I use the exam class for exams. When I use equations in the solution environment, the counter for equation numbering is updated, even when the solutions are not printed. Is it possible not to consider ...
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Best way to create a repository for exams

I'm a teacher of an elementary school and I'm using \LaTeX through Overleaf(w/ exam class) in order to create my exams. After almost one year of work, I have a lot of exams in my folders and I would ...
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Aligning points in right margin

I was wondering if someone could help me align the marks in the right margin. Thanks in advance!! \documentclass{exam} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[left=1cm, right=4cm, top=2cm]{geometry} ...
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How to create empty boxes at right page margin in exam class

I want to create exams. Therefore I will use the exam package. How can I create emtpy boxes at the right page margin? I need this for adding up the earned points of each question. My current ...
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How to write “Thank you” at the end of the page in multi-choice questions?

In previous question three days ago How to write "End" and "Thank you very much" at the end of the page?, I just want to put at the end of the page. However, I have tested with the ...
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Footer problem when using exam class with title

I'm using the exam class and I want to have currentPage/totalPages printed in the footer to hopefully avoid students missing a page. The problem is that when using /maketitle the first page always ...
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How to write “End” and “Thank you very much” at the end of the page?

I would like to set up an environment for multiple choice questions, such that the list of the questions and answers as in figure, and some lines of comments like "End", "Thank you very much", will be ...
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Keeping a diagram + question on the same page/column with the exam class

I use the exam class to write multiple choice questions, and I frequently use tikz to make a diagram that precedes a question. How can I make sure that each diagram+question doesn't break across a ...
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Exam package: How can I stick part and solutionbox together?

I'm using the exam class and have the problem with the parts enviroment in combination with the solutionorbox enviroment. The part and the corresponding solutionorbox should be on the same page. Here ...
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True/False questions in Moodle package (LaTex)

I am using Moodle Package (fom CTAN) to make quizzes for Moodle. All is going well except I cannot find question type True/False in the manual or google. It does have question types multi (Multiple ...
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How to change position of marks in a question paper template

I am using {exam} document class for question paper setting. In the generated pdf marks are almost on the right boundary as I take printout. Can I shift it slightly left or at least at right-aligned ...
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Recent update of exam class gives an error on earlier working file

This question has been derieved from two questions- the first question here solved by @Gonzalo and the follow up question here solved by @touhami. Now, I get the same error that of the follow up ...
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How to change alignment?

I would like to move "Consider the possible triangle with...", the part above (b) to be aligned with the original question "In triangle PQR, ...". I tried \noindent but that doesn't work. \...
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How to create Question Paper format like this

Kindly help to create this question paper format. I tried with the following code but I was unable to create the same. \documentclass[a4paper,landscape,twocolumn]{exam} \usepackage{graphicx,lastpage}...
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Suppress points in exam class

How do I globally suppress the display of points (for questions and for parts) in exam class? I like to have the points display on the question sheet, but not on the answer (questions+solutions) ...
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How to place point-count information on the line of a displayed equation in exam document class

I was preparing a question paper in exam document class where I am dropping the points at right. Now if I have a displaystyle equation line as the last line of my question, then the points are getting ...
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Problem in documentclass(exam)

I am writing an MCQ test using exam class. The main.tex is under: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{exam} \usepackage{amsmath,amsthm} \usepackage{ifthen,amsfonts,amssymb,dsfont} \usepackage{etoolbox,...
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Header Exam package

I am try make example header in picture exam class with minimal \documentclass{exam} \usepackage{tcolorbox} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[export]{adjustbox} \begin{document} \begin{minipage}{3cm}...
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How to left align the dropped points in the right margin in “exam” class and to add “Turn over” to every odd page footer

I was making a question paper in exam class. There I have met with following two challenges. I want to drop the points at the right margin with left alignment. But here by default it is right aligned....
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Exam class two pages on one

I have an exam class document (with \headrule, \lhead, \chead, \rhead) that takes half an A4 page in portrait orientation. How can I print two exams on one A4 page,one above the other?
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exam: How to add a vertical skip to the question head and remove its body indentation?

For the following MWE, \documentclass[addpoints]{exam} \begin{document} \setlength{\parindent}{0pt} \qformat{\textbf{\underline{Question (\thequestion) [\totalpoints\ Marks]}}\hfill} \...
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exam: Calculating parent question marks based on its children's

I would like to calculate the total marks of the questions, parts, and subparts based on their children's. \documentclass[addpoints,answers,10pt]{exam} \marksnotpoints \marginpointname{ marks} \...
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exam-minipage: Using minipage inside the header

Following-up my previous questions [1,2], I, instead, tried using minipage environment in order to able to freely break the lines and use the exam macros (e.g. \numquestions) where I couldn't in case ...
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exam-tabularx: Vertical centering of cells inside header

For the following MWE, how can I vertically center the cells inside the header? \documentclass[ addpoints, ]{exam} \usepackage{lipsum,graphbox,mdframed,array,ragged2e,booktabs,fmtcount,multicol,...
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exam: Making the header a stack of tables with different number of columns

For the header, I would like to make it consist of three rows with a different number of cells. However, I tried the following where I piled up three tables which made the final result not decent. ...
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exam: Converting number to string and capitalizing the result

Here, \bfseries\MakeUppercase{\numberstringnum\numpoints} results in one5 instead of FIFTEEN. Additionally, the capitalization doesn't work for the rest of the elements (e.g. \MakeUppercase{\...
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exam-mdframed: Spreading a specific number of dots over a specific length and centering them

Following-up this answer, I would like to: 1- specify the length over which the dots are spread 2- and center them in addition to controlling both the left and right margin skips. \documentclass{...
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How to display a bifurcated function definition in exam class?

I am a Maths tutor and I have started using LaTeX recently. I am facing a little trouble while displaying a function definition in a question related to continuity. I am using exam class and amsmath ...
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How to write problem just after numbering without any vertical space

In documentclass exam, \documentclass{exam} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question \begin{equation*} \mbox{Let } f(x,y)= \left \{ \begin{array}{ll} \frac{x}{y}...
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Textbook with exam questions and solutions all bundled together using exsheet

I would like to thank those who have edited my question, and thoae who had answered the previous post. I am trying to write a book with the following key features Questions laid out in the exam class ...
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Adding marks of different questions in exam class

I have generated the following document using exam class. I would like to add the marks for each of Questions 2, 3 and 4 and write the total either next to underneath the Section II heading. I know ...
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How to change numbering of questions in exam mode?

Basically our exam department restricted to put five question each of 15 marks. each question have three sub parts each of five marks ( should be denoted by (a), (b), (c)) and 100% option means these ...
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Add an extra row to grade table in exam class

Consider the following MWE. \documentclass[addpoints]{exam} \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question [10] First question text. \question [20] Second question text. \end{questions} \...
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How to create a simple question source placeholder in exam class?

The following the output i get from my MWE given below: Note that, I have defined a command \qfrom to add the source of the question in each case. It will be empty when the source of the question is ...
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How to mark the question's source in exam class?

I am using exam class to prepare a question bank and I wanted to mark the source of the question(that is from where I have taken) at the end of the question. How to achieve this? MWE: \...
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How to write “End of exam” in the last exam page?

I am using exam class as \documentclass[12pt]{examdesign}. I am writing an multi-choices question for exam and my name only in the first page, and I wanted the last page (the final) to be End of Exam....
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Large-Print Version of Exam

I have a student with a visual impairment who needs a large-print version of the upcoming exam. This involves not only a larger font size but a total rescaling of the whole thing, including diagrams. ...
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Exam class: How to compute the height of the solutionbox if printed

I'm using the exam class in school and I would like to compute the height of the solution boxes if they are printed, so I can have the same space, if they are not printed. something like: \begin{...
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problem with enumeration of \subpart and Spanish characters in exam document class? [duplicate]

maybe this is a silly question but I am stuck. When I was trying to change the \subpart enumeration in the exam class from i,ii,iii to (i), (ii), (iii) it worked with the MWE that I am including %...
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Multiple choice, answer key

The solution,the answers keys are show in vertical,in this way it need big space and when i print them, i will use more paper and I want to get that answer key can show in horizontal. Thank you \...
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Is there a package for the correction of a homework?

I have a maths homework to do and I got the LaTeX source code of the subject. I would like to naturally insert the answers in the same document, in order to submit a homogeneous work, but don't know ...
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Customizing Chapter Names in Exam Class

I am preparing a multiple choice test book for my students in exam class. This book covers a few different topic, so I want to add chapter names at the beginning of each topic. As you can see in my ...
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Optimizing centered answers in exam class

I am preparing a multiple choice exam template, mainly with \oneparchoices in exam class. I want to change \oneparchoices (or using any other method), so that the answers always appear in three rows ( ...
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Exam package decimal points

exam package enables the possibility to use and define \half as to for instance consider .5. However I have not seen any way of implementing .75 and .25 in case I want a part or question to have that ...
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exam class 2.6: use self defined environment which depends on \printanswers before first question

I am not longer able to use a self defined environment which depends on \printanswers before the first question since the exam class was updated to version 2.6. (I use this solution.) With the exam ...
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Designing a Page de Couverture

I was wondering how it was possible in LaTeX to do such a I know how to rotate the writing, but how can I write this close to the upper margin and still have such a design ?
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Exam Class: Making an empty Box but with dotted lines inside

I need to print a box very similar to that created by the \makeemptybox{\stretch{1}} command in exam.cls except that I would like to add dotted lines inside the box. Specifically, I would like to add ...
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Creating a multi-labeled question bank with xsim/exam

I want to make a question bank on functional equations problems (in mathematical olympiads) using xsim or exam (or any other) packages. The number of the questions is huge (around 3000) and I have ...
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Problem with exam document class

In this document class "exam" a question has 6.5 points and another has 4.5 points. Why do the scores 6.5 and 4.5 not appear in the table? And also the sum of the points is wrong. I would like the ...