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mcexam throws “incomplete \ifx” when randomizeanswers=true under Windows 7 TeXLive

Given the MWE below, Windows 7, TeX Live 2019/W32TeX and LuaTeX, Version 1.10.0 (or pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.20 or XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.999991): I compile properly with ...
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drawing questions from question bank in mcexam

I would like to use mcexam to draw n questions from a bank of m > n questions. I append an MWE showing a bank of three questions, from which I want to draw two; I indicate with comments the option I ...
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fixlasttwo in mcexam

The mcexam package has a 'fixlast' option for mcanswerslist, allowing the last option (e.g. 'none of the above') to be fixed while the others are randomised. I would like a 'fixlasttwo' option so ...
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placing a tkz figure (float) in mcexam

Using the mcexam package, I want a question to refer to a figure. Graphically, the nicest way to do this would be to have: the question running the full \textwidth the figure in a .4\textwidth ...
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Incomplete \ifx if randomizing on one machine, but not on the other (mcexam)

folks--- I'm a new user on the Exchange, but not as new to LaTeX, so I hope I'm able to give some context to this problem. I have two machines. I'm working on Debian 9.11 (stretch) on both machines; ...
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mcExam: How can I change the answer output from letters [e.g. (a)] to empty square tick boxes? [\$square$] is not accepted, only [correct] or a number

\begin{mcquestions} \question How much is $2+2$? \begin{mcanswerslist} \answer two \answer [\&square&]four \answer five \end{mcanswerslist} ...
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LaTeX file using mcexam package compiles on OSX but not on Windows

So far, I haven't been able to find this question, so I'll post it: I have a quiz I've written with the mcexam package. On my mac, it compiles flawlessly, but for some reason on ALL my windows boxes (...
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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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Package mcexam random question from file

It has a file of multiple choice questions with 50 questions that wanted to generate evaluations with different questions, for each evaluation limit the number by 10 questions, generating 5 files with ...
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Using conditionals inside mcexam

I want to write exams where the questions and answers are randomized, and mcexam lets me do almost everything I want. However, I would also like each question to be picked randomly from a group of ...
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incompatible mcexam and comment packages?

I need a help in the following code> I don't know what is the issue exactly !! \documentclass[twoside]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{comment} % set fonts \...
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mcexam a custom type question

I'm trying to create an exam using the code provided by him. Here is the code: \documentclass[twoside]{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} % set fonts \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{...
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Obtaining the total number of questions from mcexam

For a multiple choice exam, I'm using the mcexam package. There does not seem to be a command that allows me to print the total number of questions. Is there a way I can define such a command? E.g.: ...
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Multiple test versions in the same output pdf using mcexam package

I'm using the package mcexam to build tests with randomised multiple choice questions and randomised answers. The package usage is as follows: \usepackage[output=exam, numberofversions=58, version=...
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Write answers in the same line using package mcexam

To write a multiple questions exam, I'm currently using the mcexam package, which allows to randomize both the questions and the answers. I need to print the answers in one single line, but in the ...