Tag: LaTeX

Using LaTeX in R/exams: What, Why, How?

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LaTeX is a document prepration system that is very powerful but can sometimes also be a bit confusing. Hence, some useful details are provided that should help R/exams users getting LaTeX installed and used effectively for preparing exams. Read More ›

New R/exams Version: TinyTeX, Fixing Parameters and Random Seeds, and More

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New minor releases of the R/exams package to CRAN with many enhancements including TinyTeX support and extended control over the random variation in dynamic exercises through fixed parameters or custom random seeds. Read More ›

Mathematical Notation in Online R/exams

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Many R/exams exercises employ mathematical notation that needs to be converted and rendered suitably for inclusion in online exams. While R/exams attempts to set suitable defaults, an overview is provided of possible adjustments and when these might be useful or even necessary. Read More ›

CRAN Release of R/exams 2.3-2

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New minor release of the R/exams package to CRAN, containing a range of smaller improvements and bug fixes. Notably scanning of written NOPS exams is enhanced and made more reliable and a new exercise template demonstrates how to use advanced processing of numeric answers in Moodle. Read More ›

CRAN Release of R/exams 2.3-1

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New minor release of the R/exams package to CRAN, containing a wide range of smaller improvements and bug fixes. Notable new features include a dedicated OpenOlat interface, and a convenience function facilitating the use of TikZ-based graphics. Read More ›

Welcome to R/exams

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Brief introduction to the new web page and blog of the R/exams project. Read More ›

First Steps

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First overview of the structure of R/exams, its exercise templates, and a first hands-on session. Read More ›

Installing R/exams

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Installation guide for R itself and the R package "exams" as well as further open-source tools that are required for certain tasks. Read More ›