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The {exsheets} package provides flexible means to create exercises and corresponding solutions for exercise sheets, exams and problems in text books.

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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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Is the Exsheet package still under development?

I prefer use Exsheet.I know Exsheet been replaced by a XSIM package, but is the Exsheet package still under development?
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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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Printing the tags beside question number with exsheets package

I would like to display the tags used for each question on the right side of each question number, in a modified form, such that: S-20-A2, 10-Complex would become [Simulation 2020 - Variant 2, Grade ...
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Exsheets doesn't work

When I try to run a document using the exsheets-package, i get an error message on one of my computers. I use Texmaker 5.0.4. This is the document \documentclass[12pt, norsk, a4paper]{article} \...
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Is there no way in Tex to do this?: MCQ using tasks package with answers to print at the end for each section

I am writing some notes which contains question of multiple choice options, each question has 4 options out of which 0,1,2,3, or 4 options may be correct. I am using tasks package for wring options. (...
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How to print solutions in exsheets correctly when using parts and restarting chapter numbers?

I have a document with questions and solutions with multiple parts and I set the chapter numbers to reset at each part. I want to show the solutions of a chapter at the end of the chapter. ...
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How to justify only a part of a line when the width is not known?

One line can be justified as follows: \makebox[\textwidth][s]{<text>}. How can I justify only a part of a line when the width is not known? Of course I can adjust the width by trial and error, ...
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exsheets and/or xsim: enumerate equations by exercises

I am working with the exsheets (and xsim) package within a scrartcl document class. I want to create a sheet with Problems and their respective Solutions, but such that the equations within each ...
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Don't give solutions a name

I am using the exsheet package and want the solutions to appear directly after the question, without a title or a number. \usepackage{exsheets} \newcommand{\newquestion}[3]{ \begin{question}[name=...
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Replicaing some exsheets features in xsim

My exsheets templates no longer compile after a recent LaTeX update and so I thought that rather than downgrading TeX, it might be better just upgrade my templates. Unfortunately, I'm struggling to ...
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exsheets mdframed solutions with figure

I'm having an issue with adding a frame around the solutions environment while using the exsheets package. I have a bit of my code below. My problem is that I'm greeted with an error if I choose to ...
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Customizing points in `xsim`

The points in exercise environment seem to align right under the line of the exercise name and label as shown here How do I left it upwards as follows This alignment is the typical behavior of ...
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Questions: Migrating from exsheets to xsim (2)

I am currently trying to migrate from exsheets to xsim and have some problems. Since exsheets won't be supported, I am trying to migrate to xsim but I have some problems: How can I insert the ...
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From exsheets to xsim: runin

I try to convert from exsheets to xsim but I fail to implement runin. I just copied the runin-template from the manual (http://ftp.math.purdue.edu/mirrors/ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/xsim/doc/...
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Exsheets: How can I print solutions with subsections correctly?

I want to number my questions with exsheets with subsection which is possible with the command: counter-within={subsection}. But I wish to have the same numbers in my solutions. I found this solution: ...
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multiple choice questions with correct choice environment

I am writing some notes in which I need to write some objective type questions. I also need to have one or two options correct in some questions. How can I define a correct choice environment and ...
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Make wrapfigure span over two exsheets questions

How to make a long vertical image (using wrapfig) span over two questions from exsheet package? The following code does not produce a satisfactory result. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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How to add rows to gradingtable default* template in xsim

First I want to thank all those users that asked questions and/or supplied answers that have been useful to me in my journey learning LaTeX and using it to replace MS Word in editing my chemistry high ...
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Is there an equivalent to exsheet's \exerciseNumber{} in XSIM?

The exsheets package allowed for referencing a previous exercise through its ID tag with \exerciseNumber{<id>}. Changing to XSIM now, I could not find an equivalent. The \GetExerciseProperty{ID} ...
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Migrating from exsheets to xsim

xsim looks fine. EDIT, March 28, 2019 I know, the manual has to be read! But just one question: How to mimick in xsim this exsheets setup? \SetupExSheets{% counter-format = ch.qu, counter-...
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Pycode code inside exsheet question

I want to create a table inside of a exsheets question (or solution) (using data defined in another pycode environment outside of it). But this doesn't work. What did I do wrong and how can I make it ...
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How to add a title and author to exsheets?

I have a nice exsheets template, however i just cannot manage to add a title and author! (if i add one it still compiles but title is never shown.). Please help me add a tilte & author? Here is ...
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Issue after TL update 2019-01-10 related exsheets and LaTex3

Before yesterday TL update my file compiled well. Today I got the error: ! LaTeX3 Error: Variant form 'n' deprecated for base form (LaTeX3) '__exsheets_blank_skip:N'. One should not change an (...
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xsim and questions in columns within tasks

I would do with xsim, successor of exsheets, the same I do with it: lists of questions inside a tasks environment. Is that possible? Something like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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How to hang the question/exercise header?

I think below pic should be enough to illustrated what I mean: The number 1,2,... are hang-ed to left, like a margin, how should I do like that in exsheets packages?
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Too much vertical space after displayed math in tasks environment

Tasks package inserts too much vertical space after displayed math: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tasks} \begin{document} \begin{tasks} \task \[ X\rule{10cm}{1pt}X \] \task \[ Y\rule{10cm}{...
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How to define choices instead of tasks and print answers at the end

I am trying to write some questions which are of objective or multiple choice format. The tasks package does the job except for two things: Instead of \begin{tasks} and \task I want to write \begin{...
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How to resume enumi in a question of exsheets?

I can resume by adding \setcounter{enumi}{\thetemp} before the first item \setcounter{temp}{\theenumi} after the last item where temp is my new counter. However this approach does not look elegant. I ...
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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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Why does not cross-referencing of exercises work with `exsheets`?

I am trying to use cleveref package to create custom referencing scheme for exercises created using exsheets. I customize cross-referencing of floats and equations very well using codes similar to the ...
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Print Questions with Code by Groups

I'd like to write a document with questions containing pieces of code (in minted environments), separated in two groups (say A and B, and with A∩B ≠ ∅), and their solution. I'd like to be able to ...
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How can I change all the labels from the exsheets packages?

I am using Exsheets package to do an exam \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{exsheets} \begin{document} \begin{question} Question Here \end{question} \begin{solution} ...
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Comma as decimal separator in exsheets package broken

If I want to allow a comma as a decimal separator for points in exams I usually use the solution proposed by @clemens in a comment here as in the example below. However since I updated to texlive ...
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How to define a new environment with old environment by setting the optional parameter?

\documentclass{ctexbook} \title{Introduction to Latex} \author{Me} \date{} \usepackage{exsheets} \SetupExSheets{counter-within={chapter}} \newenvironment{myquestion}{\begin{question}[name={myExercise}...
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How to (use package exsheets to) make a exercise section at the end of each section or subsection like the following?

PS: exsheets isn't a must, all methods are welcome. My document structure: \documentclass{book} \title{Introduction to Latex} \author{Me} \date{} \begin{document} \chapter{first} \...
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Randomly selecting subquestions in exsheets

Here in the MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{exsheets} \SetupExSheets{counter-format=} \begin{document} \begin{question}[name=Answer the following in one sentence] \begin{enumerate} \...
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Exam class with variations using exsheets

When I make an exam with 2 variations and add a points table at the end it considers that the exam has twice the number of questions. How can you stop this from happening automatically?
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Analogue of examspace in xsim

I am looking to recreate what \examspace command does in exsheets with its successor xsim package. The default seems to be to leave blank lines (ouch!!). Here is what I thought might work (but doesn'...
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Dynamically aligning points of exsheets question on the right/left in a multicol environment

My exercise sheets contains question in two columns. Every question has points which are to be displayed as [***] either on the right or on the left. I am using exsheets package. It provides a default ...
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Margins play spoilsport with figures in exsheets question

I am designing question papers. Several of these question contains graphs and I would like to format the graph in right half space of the question. I am using exsheets package for writing the ...
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Automated numbering of questions and solutions

I'm working on a textbook with sections and subsections, where some subsections are dedicated to exercises. \documentclass[12pt]{book} \begin{document} \section{First!} \subsection{Some theorems} ...
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How to underline headings with exsheets?

Recently I discovered exsheets for creating my worksheets and exercise booklets. I usually do not use bold fonts, but underline my headings. I'm sure there is a simple way to underline headings with ...
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How to select number questions in exsheets with some rules?

I have some questions in Database.tex (6 questions). \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fouriernc} \usepackage[paperwidth=17cm, paperheight=24cm, left=2cm,right=2cm,top=2cm,bottom=2cm]{geometry} \...
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Exsheets package: use the chapter name in chapter-hook option

I am typesetting a problems book with the exsheets package. I want the structure of solutions to repeat the structure of the problems set. Chapter-hook and section-hook options allow to add custom ...
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Using color in exsheets counter-format causes error

With the exsheets package, I'm defining a new question type that should be distinguished by having a coloured number. The following MWE throws the error message "Use of \SaveCounterPattern doesn't ...
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control of existence or not of paragraph in exsheet header in question and solution environments

I'm new to exsheets (started to use it today), just installed the latest version. After some experiments I think I got the basics to start using it, regularly, except for one esthetics thing I would ...
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Can one use exsheets to produce a marks layout after each question?

I'm trying to get an exam layout of the form: 1. Blahblahblahblahblahblahblahblah [ ] blahblahblahblahblahblahblahblahbla hblahblahblahblahblahblahblahblah. where [ ] should be a fairly large (1 cm ...
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TikZ \pic gives error in a german exsheets enviroment

I am a german math teacher and prepearing my tests with a combination of exsheets and tikz. Since I am at triangles currently i tried to prepare a text but run into an error. I narrowed it down and ...