[LON-CAPA-dev] Re: [LON-CAPA-users] Mac and JME
Guy Albertelli II
Thu, 26 May 2005 17:28:36 -0400 (EDT)
> (1) organicresponse now requires answers in jme strings. This is new
> and most of my questions still do not have answers. Do we want to
> require that the question has answers before publishing. If so, I am
If jmeanswer is unspcified the 'Draw Molecule' button is replaced wiht
a 'Show Your Last Molecule' button.
> (2) There should be the same type of graphical analysis for the pgrade
> submissions. Not many of the future users are going to be able to read
> smiles and they will not know what the hell the students are saying. We
> are going to have to do something here to adopt users.
> (3) When there is more than one <organicresponse> on a page, the
> students complain that weird things happen. I told you a year ago that
> their previous answers sometimes don't show up. It is this case and
> when the system is overloaded, the previous answer string does not pass
As the bug report for this says:
I need you to provide me with mroe info to figure out what is up
> (4) Students have asked for a button that lets them reload a previous
> answer. The molecular editor is more tedious than other answer entries
> and is an issue. Scenario goes like this: They have something close but
> not exact. They go way off on the next try and then want to recover the
> previous structure, but have to start from scratch.
Would be nice. Please file it as a bug report.
> (5) Here is a tough one. Students complain that if they don't click
> submit, their answer disappears when they log out or their browser
> closes, because it is not written to LonCapa -- just a text field in the
> form. This is really about having more than one <organicresponse> in
> the <problem>. They solve one, but can't tell how to do the next one
> and don't want to submit, but then lose the first one. I have looked at
> this, but it requires a whole new stored entry.
Essayresponse has the idea of a 'Draft' submission perhaps we could
use the same thing here...
File as a seperate bug report.
(BTW are you often doing multiple <organicresponse> in a single <part> ?)
> (6) There is the functional group template function. The one you refer
> to as
> In the second course, the students really like it.
> It works with windows, I don't know other OS. We looked at it with Mac
> yesterday, but I didn't test whether it inserts. It is not needed.
> Just a shortcut.
Please read my comment on that bug and preform the required actions
and I will commit it for 2.0.
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