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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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Margin points overwriting question label

I would like to create an exam class document with questions taking the form "Question 1" or "Problem 1" and points listed in the left margin. Changing the qformat eliminates the ...
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How I can I set a default question point value in the exam class?

I'm writing an exam in the exam class and I'd like to set the point value for an entire group of questions at once. For example: \documentclass{exam} \title{Know your US States and Capitals!} \begin{...
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Is there a proper way to put `\fillin[]` inside `align` environment in the LaTeX `exam` class?

I am using \fillin[] command in the latex exam class to produce the following output: Convert the following angles from degrees to radians: \begin{questions} \begin{multicols}{4} \...
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option legalpaper for documentclass exam not working -- please help

I am trying to create a multiple choice exam on US Legal paper. I am using TeXShop on a MacBook Air M2 running MacOS 14.4.1. I've just installed TeXLive 2024. Here is part of the console log: LaTeX2e &...
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Exam class: place a picture in the solutionorbox environment does not work

Placing a figure in the solutionbox doesn't seem to work... Any suggestions? \documentclass[a4paper,addpoints,12pt,answers]{exam} \qformat{\textbf{Oefening \thequestion}. \hrulefill \thepoints} \...
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exam class: put a horizontal line under each question

I'd like the line under the quesion to go fron the left to the right by adding "something"in the qformat line \documentclass[a4paper,addpoints,12pt,answers]{exam} \qformat{\textbf{Oefening ...
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Why is the total for gradingrange section1 wrong?

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt,addpoints]{exam} \begin{document} \begin{questions} \begingradingrange{section1} \question[10] Here is my first question worth 10 points\\ ...
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Half point formatting in latex exam class

I managed to have the \half command return a decimal point instead of a fraction by using \renewcommand*\half{,5}. However I would like the output to be 0,5 when a question is only worth half a point. ...
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Printing Question, then Question and Solutions at end of chapter in book class

My question is almost answered in other posts: I suspect exsheets is part of the answer. I am writing a book and have exam-style questions in the body with their solutions at the end of the chapter. I ...
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Problem with continued use of FPeval

I want to create a template to standardise the question papers in my institution. I had previously asked this question but did not receive any answer. Recently, I tried the way as shown in the MWE ...
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What should I know when migrating to LyX?

I have been using latex for a long time. Latex is good to typeset but it is not good to work directly with equations. To work through the algebra as if we were using pencil and paper. I then decided ...
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Points in Right Margin not aligning when I change question label (Exam Class)

I am trying to put brackets around my question label as follows: \renewcommand{\questionlabel}{(\thequestion)} However, when I do this, the points in the right margin are not perfectly aligned as ...
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How to make a loop-generated table depending on the outcome of a calculation?

As a Dutch teacher my grading scale goes from 1,0 to 10,0. The calculation of the grade depends on three variables: the N-term; the score of the student; the total number of points for the exam. I ...
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Exam class: Add "end of question" text to end of questions

I have exams with questions with many parts, some parts are quite lengthy, so the full question is spread across several pages. To help the students navigate, I would like to put automatically some ...
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Indentation in question in examclass

How can I remove the indentation in question' text? \documentclass{exam} %Set the font (output) encoding %-------------------------------------- \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[italian]{babel} %...
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Algorithm2e does not respect text width when used with exam class [duplicate]

As you can see on the picture, the algorithm environment (from package algorithm2e) does not respect the text width when it is used inside exam questions. Actually, it exceeds the right margin: \...
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How to get horizontally alligned answers in exercises environment

The following MWE aligns answers vertically like: 1. 4. 7. 10. 2. 5. 8. 11. 3. 6. 9. MWE: \documentclass[11pt]{exam} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \...
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Error using exam class with customized exercise layout : "Something's wrong--perhaps a missing \item"

In order to generate fancy examination documents, I usually use some custom command of mine to turn the \section command into exercise titles. Then, I use the \uplevel command for exercise ...
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How can you make the labels for the \part bold in the exam class?

I am designing homework sets, and I was able to make the numbered problem labels, such as 1., 2., 3., and so on appear bolded. I used \renewcommand{\questionlabel}{\textbf{\thequestion.}} I have tried ...
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How do I show each question part to show up at the top of the tikzpicture?

I'm still quite new to latex, but I am typing up an exam which includes shapes of varying sizes. In each column, I would like the tops of the shapes to be aligned vertically, hopefully allowing the ...
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Mark sides of a sector without shifting document

I am trying to mark the two radii of this sector as equal using \tkzmarksegment, however, when doing so, the image disappears. This is for the purposes of a maths homework booklet. I have included the ...
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How do I modify the question format but keep the question text on the same line?

I want to modify my question numbering so it appears like 1.1., 1.2, 1.3. and so on. This can easily be done by \qformat{\thequestion.\thesection.}. However, this causes the question text to be ...
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Document with multiple versions

I would like to deal with two different versions of an exam, namely vA and vB. These two versions would differ by content and but also by title, as you can see from the example I included here below. ...
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Question paper with Bloom's Taxonomy in exam document class

I want to create a question paper in exam document class where the questions are marked with different knowledge levels from Revised Bloom's Taxonomy (RBT). There are six levels: Remembering (R) ...
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Using \question and \titledquestion with the exam documentclass

I want to use both \question and \titledquestion of the exam documentclass without messing up the gradetable. From this question we know how to patch the questions environment in order to preserve the ...
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Add "question continues" to exam

I am using the exam package and would like to have "question continues..." in the bottom right of every page where a question continues on to the next page. I don't want it added if the ...
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Modify gradetable in exam class

I'm using the exam class. I would like to modify the grade table so that instead of "Question" it would read "Domanda", instead of "Score" it would read "Punteggio&...
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writing an arabic math exam with Latex

I want to write my exam with latex. I tried to convert my english exam as follows: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{arabic} \setotherlanguage{english} \...
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Creating square tick box in exam

Like title, I want to create square box like this but \checkboxes in exam just create circle. Can anyone help me T.T \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{exam} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \...
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Generating bubble answer sheet

I wish to adding bubble answer sheet in the following MWE: \documentclass[twoside,a4paper,cleardoublepage=empty,14pt]{book} \usepackage{exsheets} \SetupExSheets[question]{type=exam} \SetupExSheets{...
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Make hint to use in another chapter

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{exsheets} \SetupExSheets[solution]{print=true} \begin{document} \begin{question} This is a question \end{...
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How is it possible make invisible the custom environment sol?

Consider the following code: \documentclass[addpoints,12pt]{exam} \usepackage{environ} \makeatletter \NewEnviron{sol}{% \def\@currentlabel{\BODY}\label{solt:\thequestion}% \begin{solution}% ...
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Separate answer keys by chapter number

Consider this code in latex: \documentclass[twoside,a4paper,cleardoublepage=empty,14pt]{book} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{exsheets} \SetupExSheets[question]{type=exam} \newcommand*\circled[1]{\tikz[...
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Misplaced footer in exam document class

I wrote the exam below using the LaTeX exam document class: \documentclass[12pt,addpoints,answers]{exam} \usepackage{graphicx,lastpage,amsfonts,amsmath,amssymb,caption,amsthm,booktabs,enumitem} \...
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How to create a specific problem with 5 choice options

Does anyone know how is it possible to make such a question environment in a latex book without using exam class?
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Making Multiple-Choice problems through Exsheets package

5-Choice problems through exsheets I'm writing a template for multiple-choice problems in the Latex book using exsheets package as follows: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage{tasks} \usepackage{...
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How can I align keys A, B, C, D exam-randomizechoices?

I asked this question and thanks to samcarter about comment. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,answers]{exam} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[randomize,overload]{exam-randomizechoices} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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How can I arrange the \choice in horizontal?

I use exam-randomizechoices like this %\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{exam} \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,answers]{exam} \usepackage[randomize,overload]{exam-randomizechoices} \newcommand{\...
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Exam class - box around correct choice letter

I'm typing an exam in the exam class and I would like to put a box, like the one produced by \fbox, around the correct letter in the choices environment (when \printanswers is used). For example, What ...
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Tricky problem with embedding graphics next to text in an exam (possibly using paracol)

I need to create an exam with a complex structure (using parts, subparts and occasionally even subsubparts). At the same time I have only a limited number of pages available and thus need to place ...
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How do you remove exam's total points column (or row) from the `gradetable`?

I use the exam class to typeset a test paper and produce the gradetable with a call to \gradetable[h]. It prints the question number and the total points as expected, but I want the column with the ...
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Exam class: exam-randomizechoices Package- how to remove indent left of answer choices?

My question is specific to the exam-randomizechoices package. It is a great package, but my TeX skills are limited, so I do not know how to remove the large margin to the left of the answer choices. ...
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How can I column-break long solutions in the Exam class?

I want to be able to automatically break solutions when they cross column boundaries in my LaTeX code. There is a great answer that answers my question for pagebreaks, but I specifically want to break ...
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Multiple numbers per problem + answer line to left

I have not tried anything yet for my problem because I am not sure what to try. There are 2 parts to my question. I need to create a test where each problem is numbered based on how many points it is....
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Coustomizing header

I am creating a question paper for exam and i try to put my logo in the paper but i failed so i put it on header and it appears on every page.How to get rid of this and i want it to be the first page. ...
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Problem on line spacing in exam class

I am writing a solution manual for baby rudin and after some research i came across exam package which helps me to write the question and answers properly but I have some problem as i dont know latex ...
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Problem with titledquestion in exam document class

I have titled and notitled question in my document, also I'm using ifthen package, but in notitled questions, there are numbers in square brackets. How can I get rid of them?? My document: \...
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How to disable only the question indentation and keep the parts and subparts indentation

I've been using the Exam package for my answering my problem sets, that's going good. The exam package indents all the questions for some reason, because my document is only questions, it makes the ...
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Remove indent of paragraph after question in exam document class

I'd like to remove the indentation that appears before the question content. \documentclass[addpoints]{exam} \pointname{\ p} \qformat{\textbf{Question \thequestion .} \hfill \textsl{(\thepoints)}} \...
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I have a question about examdoclass document class

I have a problem with \qformat command. What should I write in "Format specification" to have something like this: and not like this: First version I do manually, the second one is done by ...
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