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Regarding a word count, it would be really useful if you could set a word count that somehow alerted the student when their answer was "long enough".  (For example, the outline of the box changed c...
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Bruce -- Yes that is the general idea for my previous example.  The equation itself is dynamic.  Your idea works well for this example, but there are other times where I really wish I could "nest" ...
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Bruce In this particular example I don't want the student to see which math symbol ( + - * / ) they should use because I am testing their vocabulary.  But you are right that by putting the symbol i...
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Is there a way to reference variables from a Passage inside of the questions that are linked to that passage?  I teach Physics and I want to make story problems that have lots of range variables, a...
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Is there a way for the values inside of a list variable to reference other variables?  Or to run evals? Simple Fill in the Blank Example: a = $a$   b = $b$   What is the $math.operation$ of A and B...
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Bruce, that is a great idea!  I will let you know if the assignments start imploding.
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How come I can't include Essay types in a Practice assignment?  (It isn't included in the dropdown of question types.)  I realize you can't grade Essays instantly, but I need students to be able to...
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Nowhere in this documentation does it mention that the eval function works differently for fill in the blank answers than it does for visual elements. From what I can tell (based on trial and error...
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I didn't realize that underscore was considered a "special character" and so I spent a lot of time trying to figure out why my variable $cell_count$ wasn't working.    Instead of just silently fail...
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I have built a course that has many custom assignments where the teacher grades the assignment by opening it in Review Mode and then committing data to the student's SCO file.  It works great in Br...