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Combination of TASK and XSIM does not show the list of solutions

Combination of TASK and XSIM does not show the list of solutions. In addition, I would like to give the questions and solutions a different format, for example, place the questions in three columns ...
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Aligned nested enumerate

I'm trying to create a nested enumerate items as shown below. I cannot get the second level labels to align with the first level labels. Is there way to do this cleanly? \documentclass{article} \...
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Worksheet generator with random numbers

I would like to implement a worksheet generator in Latex with the following features: It should contain commands to generate addition, subtraction, multiplication and division exercises with random ...
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Configuring the tasks package

The tasks package forms a list like this * a * b * c * d * e * f How to configure the package to display such a list * a * d * b * e * c * f ? Also need to have line alignment as tasks does, ...
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Vertical alignment between the choices

I want to adjust the vertical alignment between A and D, B and E. I want it to be like this: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[margin=4.cm]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{...
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Typeset a kind of exercise list

How to typeset this kind of exercise list: A possible solution is to use the tasks package: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tasks} \settasks{label=\arabic*.,label-format=\bfseries} \begin{...
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Align choices to width

I want to align the question options to the width of the column Like this: \documentclass[a4paper,9pt]{extarticle} \usepackage[margin=1.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{ragged2e} \...
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Task align style

Original .: And I want to do like this. how can I do it? \documentclass[a5paper]{article} \usepackage[margin=1.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tasks} \newlength{\taskindent} % \...
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Stretch spacing after the last row of a tasks environment

I am making an exam using the tasks package, and I would like to have each item/row to have an equal amount of space under it. Typically I would do this with a bunch of \vfill thrown around, but the ...
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Problem of horizontal distance in choices

Why is the distance between the red parts not equal? \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[margin=1.5cm]{geometry} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{tasks} \newlength{\taskindent} % \settowidth{...
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Line spacing problem and Multiple choice option editing

Why is red vertical alignment not regular? I want to show choices in capital bold letter and i want to horizontal align choices. Help me please \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[margin=1....
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How to properly align/indent questions (question text) and options in automultiplechoice?

How do i align the question and the option text properly such that the next line doesnt start from that far left but the indent/alignment is maintained as shown? MWE Attached \documentclass[a4paper]{...
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How to enumerate horizontally instead of vertically in MCEXAM package using "tasks" package?

how do I use tasks package to put options as a b c d Multicols puts the options as a c b d See screenshot. here is the mwe \documentclass[twoside]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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How to align and modify items using tasks or enumerate?

I´m sorry my English mistakes. I would like to align items using tasks or enumerate (or both) to get better experience for me. I have been using the first one a long time, but unfortunately it does ...
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Using Multicols or tasks to enumerate horizontally instead of vertically in auto-multiple-choice

i am trying to make assignment sheets using AMC, and to save space on some questions, i am using multicols Here is an MWE \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{...
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Generate answer keys for multiple choices using xparse and tasks

I am using the following code to generate answer keys. When I try it in a long document, which is needed to add \answerkey in every section, answer keys printed repeat the counterparts of previous ...
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Issue with recent version of tasks and numbering

I recently updated my Miktex and now the package tasks is not behaving how it used to. Using \task[] would provide a non labeled task that wouldn't increase the enumeration, but now it increases the ...
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How to set normal vertical alignment using xsim and tasks packages?

MWE \documentclass[13pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[no-files]{xsim} \usepackage{tasks} \DeclareExerciseEnvironmentTemplate{main-task}{ \par \textit{\GetExerciseName} \GetExerciseProperty{counter}. } ...
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Replace tasks with enumerate

I'm trying to reformat a separate tex file without having to change the source file. What I want to do here is convert a tasks environment to a simpler enumerate environment. It should be simple -- ...
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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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How to skip some arabic labels in task environment?

I am writing an answer key to a (math) problem set which contains, suppose, 10 problems. To generate a sequence of numbers I am using task environment with global settings \NewTasks[label = {\bf \...
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Task label with TikZ doesn't work anymore

Skillmon's solution proposed here doesn't work anymore, with an up-to-date TeX distribution: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tasks} \newcommand*\Choice[1]{% \begin{...
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Tasks package doesn't work [closed]

I'm having problems with the tasks package. Just with a very simple code: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{tasks} \begin{document} hola \end{document} I get this log-file ! LaTeX3 Error: Unknown ...
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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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How to reformat "f" labelling in tasks package so the right side has more kerning space

I have a working solution to the problem posed here for other packages such as enumitem, but I require a solution that works in the tasks package, which is not nearly as flexible. \documentclass{...
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Unwanted punctuation in cleveref rererences

I use cleveref for referencing. There are a set of questions (which could be items) and their subquestions, which I want to come out as "question 1.1" or (preferably) "subquestion 2.3&...
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Task environment with answer key [closed]

I fixed my problem using hyperref, posted by CarLaTeX Visit Task environment and answer package clash. I got what I want and how to let the answer key be in the horizontal direction, not in vertical. ...
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How to add right answer key at the end of \newpage, created in article with task environment

I'm creating a math test, this is the file I'm using. I like this file, basically I coped this from different latex files, at the beginning, I used the table to input the right keys, this way is too ...
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Tasks: How to nest tasks in newcommand? [duplicate]

I would like to perform a few tasks at the beginning of the document so that I can later use them in a defined environment. Why doesn't the following work? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tasks} ...
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Vertically enumerated multi-column lists

I am looking for a list environment that places the elements forming a grid, (an array, a table...) and with the elements vertically numbered. This small detail has become to be a great pain for me. I ...
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Can't use tasks to generate answer keys using xparse

I tried to compile the following code, which I collect and modify from: Label an item of a 'randomized enumerate' written by @egreg. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath, ...
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Shuffle questions in xsim

As said in the title, I want to shuffle questions while using xsim and tasks packages. Here is the code I took from multiple choice questions with correct choice environment which is written by @...
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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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Auto labeling in tasks environment

I have done this: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath, mathptmx, amssymb} \usepackage{tasks}[newest] \settasks{label = \textbf{\Alph*.}} \usepackage{enumitem} \setlist[...
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Enumerate Horizontally with multicols and span a column

Follow up to question Enumerate Horizontally with multicols. I want one of my entries to span a column. That last task doesn't quite fit in a column. \begin{tasks}(3) \task $\ds \frac{d}{dx} \int_3^...
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the tasks package break hyperref links

I'm writting a student book and i use the tasks package. Compilation with Pdflatex work well but compilation with latex+dvips+ps2pdf break links beetween the table of contents and sections ...
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Line split for long equation not working in AMS + Tasks environment

I created a 2 column math problem set using tasks + amsmath environments (and several other packages). Code executes without problem. But in the step-by-step solution box I want to split a long ...
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Enumeration option task

When I update Miktex 2.9 I have problem with enumeration option task. When I print: \makeatletter \def\@mynum#1{\ifcase#1\or a\or b\or v\or g\or d\or d1\or e\or zh \or z\or i\or j\or k\or l\or lj\or ...
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Latex: task environment not enumerating properly

I am trying to create a 2 column math worksheet with the problems numbered horizontally. The code is show below. The error is causing the enumeration (using numbers rather than letters) to render ...
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Custom counter in tasks environment

I am using a custom counter to generate the labels in a \NewTasksEnvironment (package tasks v.1.1a). This is the approach I had chosen since I use this counter elsewhere (I need to increment and ...
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By changing width task environment is not working properly [duplicate]

I am working in extbookdocument class. I prepared my book with setting width size 7 inches by using the command \usepackage[paperheight=9in,paperwidth=7in,top=1in,bottom=1in,right=1in]{geometry} But ...
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Task environment is not working

I am using a task environment but it is not working. My sample code is \begin{tasks}[label=(\arabic*)] \task 1 \task 2 \task 1 \task 3 \task 4 \end{tasks} But if I use the same code without [label=(\...
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Flashcards and tasks

I use the flashcard package in my work. I want to use task package in my flashcards, but it seems to be impossible. Who can help me? My TeX code is: \documentclass[avery5371,grid,frame]{flashcards} \...
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File I/O to create exercise set with tasks package: missing \item

Background: I'm attempting to use some exercises from an open text that are distributed across many files. I've rewritten the input mechanism and have it working fine. I can use multicols and ...
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Adaptive column size based on width of tasks

Problem: This issue is related to the following post: Align enumerate to text and items to numbering for exercises and answers - but it deals with a different aspect of the package tasks, namely how ...
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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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Tasks Package (not found) Is there any alternative to that package?

I would like to make horizontally aligned items with equations with multicols and tasks packages, but multicols doesn't align and texstudio doesn't recognize the tasks package (which I've already ...
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Redefine enumerate/answerlist environment

Every two months I have to prepare the written statistics exams for my institute. In order to reduce the amount of printed pages I want to print the items of an answerlist horizontally. The package ...
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Equally split the aligned items in tasks package

Problem I am now updating my resume and I found tasks package is a good choice to list my research interests in the same line (which could save a lot of space). Even though I basically got what I ...
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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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