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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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Synctex problem with exsheets package

If I use forward or backward synctex within the question environment of exsheets package it points out the whole exercise and not precisely the wanted line inside the environment. This is a minimal ...
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XSIM package and custom grade table

How do I go about using the xsim package to display a custom gradetable in tags rather than exercises/questions. So far I have (my MWE) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xsim,tasks,siunitx} \...
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Print all Variants of a Quiz

I'm trying to write different versions of quizzes, and am trying to find a streamlined way of doing it. I have found exsheets, and this works (but I'm open to other suggestions if you have any). ...
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Any way to separate final Answer and Solution?

I am using exam package to typeset few problems along with its solutions. \question Evaluate $\int \frac{x^{4}}{x^{2}+1} d x$ \begin{solution} Solution: $\int \frac{\mathrm{x}^{4}}{\mathrm{x}^{2}+1} \...
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How to randomise the order of items in a tasks environment?

I have set up a document with a structure like this \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{exsheets} \usepackage{tasks} \newcommand{\...
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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I prefer use Exsheet.I know Exsheet been replaced by a XSIM package, but is the Exsheet package still under development?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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