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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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Vertical alignment of an array with numbered list [duplicate]

please refer to the following scenarios: and The first case is generated by the following part of the script: \question[5+2] Let $ (X,d) $ be a metric space and $ A\subseteq X $. \textit{...
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How to use the exam package to have multicolumn with numbers across?

I'm trying to write a group of questions, like they look like in a textbook. Using the multicol package, I have been able to write it, but instead of doing a e b f c d I want a b c d e f ...
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Multiple choice exam with solution stencil

I am looking for a package, that can create multiple choice exams with a solution stencil. That means there is an additional sheet created with an alignment mark and crosses for the correct answers. ...
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How to include code inside a grid in a question?

I'd like to ask a question in the exam class that gives code, but is not complete and needs to be completed. Of course I can use the \fillin command, but I think it would be better if there was a grid ...
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How to reveal TikZ plot with \printanswers in exam class

In the exam class, you can reveal solutions by uncommenting the command \printanswers. This allows the author to keep both question and solution in the same document, without needing to manually ...
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Points printed right after part question in exam class

I'm using the exam class (exam.cls) to make an exam. I'm trying to get the points printed right after the part question. Anyone an idea how to achieve this? \documentclass[11pt]{exam} \begin{document}...
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Custom points table for exam

I'm trying to create a custom points table for exams. Currently, the instructors in our department write these exams in MS Word, so to ease the growing pains, I'd like to emulate the old design as ...
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Exam writing: How to create options to circle answer

I am trying to find a code to allow students to select the correct answer. I can see how to do multiple choice. However, I want this to be all in one question rather than spread out. Any suggestions? ...
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Turning \answerline into a box in exam class

I've been a big fan of the exam class, and use it often to write tests. I'd like to be able to turn \answerline into a box instead, while retaining the ability to use answers to toggle the solutions. ...
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draw box around every page with column reserved to grades

I want to draw a box around every page of an exam document (exam class) alongside a rectangle on the left (or right) containing grades as in the figure aside. Thanks in advance.
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How could I print the table on the left of the page

I want to make a math exam paper via exam package but with the information of students on the left of the first page. We may deal with this by rotated line. However, it is the table I have to print. ...
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Multiple choice questions with autofill answers table

I have a question on how to make multiple choice questions and then generate a table with correct answers for grading. For example: 1) What's the result of 2X4: A. 8 B. 6 C. 4 D. None of the ...
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exam: Creating a solution environment whose width is set by an optional argument corresponding to the question level

Inspired by this answer, I would like to have a customized solution environment which accepts an optional argument. This argument can be either numeric or alphabetic, and its value corresponds to the ...
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exam: How to globally make \textwidth-wide solutions spanning multiple pages?

Following-up this answer, I would like to make the solution span the whole text width regardless of the question level while continuing over multiple pages. \documentclass[answers]{exam} \usepackage{...
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exam: How to make the solution box span the whole text width regardless the question level?

I would like to make any solution box span the whole text width for any question/part/subpart/subsubpart. \documentclass{exam} \renewcommand{\solutiontitle}{\noindent\textbf{\underline{Answer:}}\par\...
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Alignment in exam class

In the exam class, the alignment worked perfectly for the first question. After I insert a new page, for subsequent question, the alignment was not on the left and instead it was centered. I am not ...
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Can I create an exam with a timer and corrected automatically?

I want to create an exam with a timer for students; I mean the student open the pdf file and click a button to start the exam with the timer, and there is a button to finish the exam at any time, and ...
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Aligning Parts Horizontally

I am working on an exercise sheet using the Exam class and I want to achieve the following using parts: Can anyone here help me? I tried using the Multicolumn environment however it produces the ...
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Add a randomly generated number to a latex document to discourage cheating on an exam

I am trying to cut down on a particular kind of cheating during my in-class exams. What some students are doing is taking pictures of the exam (while I am looking somewhere else), and uploading them ...
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Put exam \answerline blanks as nodes inside \tikzpicture

The exam class allows you to leave spaces for students to write answers, using the answerline command. Furthermore, when \printanswers is enabled, an file can be generated that fills in these blanks ...
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How to fill \makenonemptybox like a checkered page (3 mm) or lined page?

I would like to fill every \makenonemptybox like a checkered page (3 mm) or lined page? That's my code. \documentclass[addpoints]{exam} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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'xsim' with 'exam' class

I am getting error while using xsim package with exam class. For exaple: LaTeX error: "xparse/command-already-defined" Command '\points' already defined! For immediate help type H . } How to ...
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Installing new classes into TeXstudio

I'm about to be a first-year graduate student and was asked to write a first draft of a calculus one midterm. I have always used TeXstudio for homework and research papers I have written and they ...
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Label or tag for questions

I am making mini question banks on different chapters of physics. For this, I am using the 'exam' class. what I need is the following: I want to put some information for my own use against each of ...
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Dynamic Spacing in exam Package

I'm using the exam package for creating exercise questions of a class and trying to leave empty spaces dynamically according to the length of the solution, instead of setting a static value. The ...
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Printing answer on dotted line exam class

I am making a worksheet for a task for my teachertraining. My worksheet should leave the students enough place to answer, but also show what answer I expect. The exam-class is perfect for making ...
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Using a LaTeX class to generate separate exercise sheets for questions, solutions, and hints

I'm currently relying on the exam class to produce separate exercise sheets for questions and solutions. Is there a way to use that class to produce a third sheet with hints instead of full solutions, ...
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True or False questions

I want to make an test/exam with only true or false questions and I want to make a page where the students could mark only T or F, without the questions in it. And I want it to show the answers when I ...
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Using table inside solution environment of exam documentclass

I am trying to use the table environment inside the solution environment of the exam documentclass. Unfortunately this doesnt work as stated in this question since table is also a float. The ...
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Include specific parts of a standalone subfile

I'm trying to compile one main file of exercises where each exercise is a standalone TeX file. standalone is the perfect package for that but it lacks the customizability to choose a specific part of ...
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Include guides for staples within binding offset

I’m dealing with this setup: \documentclass[twoside]{exam} \usepackage[ letterpaper, twoside, bindingoffset=0.5in, inner=0.75in, outer=0.75in, top=0.75in, bottom=1in, ...
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What are some differences between the exam class and the examdesign class?

The exam class and examdesign class are both intended for exam designing typesetting. What are some unique features of theirs? What are some advantages and disadvantages of one over the other?
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selecting specific questions

Using the exam package I'm making worksheets for topics. Lets say i make one worksheet with 10 questions however i only want to see questions 2,5,7 and 10. How would i create it so only specific ...
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Document compiling when compiling with macos and overleaf, but fails when compiling with linux based system

I am unable to compile a quiz document specifically only on linux machines. My code looks like: %% Language and font encodings \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]...
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How to wrap a figure in exam document?

I can wrap in ARTICLE, but not in EXAM. How to wrap in EXAM? (Question Plus-if you´re a LaTeX master-.- What´s the mosr suitable and easy package to do this kind of things?) I can wrap a figure in an ...
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Parts environment in exam class does not display properly

In the NQMWE (not quite minimal working example) below, one question has two parts: \documentclass[addpoints]{exam} \pointsinrightmargin \begin{document} \header{English 245}{Quiz on \emph{...
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Print answers as a table with the exam class

Within the exam class i have been putting tables in for the people doing the questions to fill in the gaps. However when i write \printanswers i wish for the answers to appear within the table \begin{...
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Fullwidth solutionorgrid with exam-class

The exam-class provides a convenient environment for typesetting either a specified kind of space for students to solve the question or the solution to that question, based on given class options. My ...
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Maths Answer Book

Hi I trying to make an answer booklet for a mathematics exam which should look something similar as shown in the picture. I need space for writing answers as well as mark allocation for the question ...
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How to change Solution to Response in latex exam environment [duplicate]

I am preparing response to comments given by the reviewers for my thesis. I wrote each of their comment as a question using exam document class. For giving response to their comments I am using answer ...
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Grade table too long within exam document class

I'm creating my own exam paper and I have 15 different questions. Using the code \gradetable[h][questions] I'm getting a grade table. However as I have so many questions the table it too big I'm ...
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Exam class: Change distance (space) between questions

I am looking for a way to change (increase) the spacing between \question items within a \question environment (shown in red). I was only able to change the distance between the title and the items. ...
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Exam class: grading table without bonus questions

According to the exam class, the grading table should only include the regular point, not the bonus points. However in the example below, the bonus question shows up in the grading table. How can I ...
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Showing points and total points using exercise or any other suitable package

I want to prepare a book with many chapters (and sections), notes, exercises and linked solutions at the end of the book . I decided to adopt the example from on matching enumerated exercises with ...
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Exam class: TikZ-circled choices not aligned to hanging indent

I am typesetting a competition examination paper, and I wanted to satisfy a very specific requirement for the multiple-choice questions: five choices, each with capital letter choice labels all in ...
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Grid width not textwidth when using fillwithgrid (exam package)

When inserting space for answers by \fillwithdottedlines the resulting lines have the same width as textwidth. When using \fillwithgrid the resulting grid is smaller on both sides: \documentclass[...
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LaTeX Exam package: Align choices with oneparchoices [duplicate]

I'm a fairly new LaTeX user, so please excuse me if this is a simple newbie question. I am using the exam package to create, well, an exam. I use both the \choices and \oneparchoices environments and ...
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Using this command in align* environment?

LaTeX newbie here. I am trying to create a mark scheme for an exam (pdfLaTeX). I have a command that writes the marks to a working step which works perfectly in display math mode: \newcommand{\marks}[...
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Exam Class points that don't belong to any question

I'm creating a test, and I would like to award some points for respecting instructions, like this \documentclass[addpoints]{exam} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \title{sandbox} \begin{document} \begin{...
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exam: Formatting the cross-references of questions, parts, subparts, and subsubparts

In the following MWE, how to get the desired format of the cross-references of the questions, parts, subparts, and subsubparts of the exam class with/without cleveref package? \documentclass[12pt]{...