[LON-CAPA-users] Users can't enter answers?
Wed, 31 Aug 2005 12:51:53 -0600
Thanks for reminding me of this, too. Unfortunately, at least one of the
problems is a single-part numerical response with no units attached. When I
have some more useful info I'll let you (and Guy) know.
On Wednesday 31 August 2005 12:29 pm, email@example.com wrote:
> One thing to be aware of - hitting enter in a submit button on a multipart
> problem is not a substitute for submit anymore.
> The submit buttons only submit for that part now.
> It used to be the there was only one form. Each submit button submitted
> the single form. Enter worked to submit this.
> If there is a multiple-part problem, each part is a separate form. It
> seems that browsers get confused at that point and don't act consistently.
> It will erase the text in the box and not submit the form.
> Gerd can point you to a page which discusses the lack of consistency of
> the enter key.
> Bottom line, use submit, not enter. This may be your problems. Thanks for
> reminding me to point this out to students!
> On Wed, 31 Aug 2005, Todd Ruskell wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Thanks for your replies on the images, I'm still waiting for more details
> > from my students to track it down definitively.
> > Here's another strange one I haven't seen until this semester. Again,
> > still trying to track down OS/browser details, etc.
> > There is one resource in particular that several, but certainly not all,
> > students are reporting they cannot enter an answer. They have not hit
> > the max # of tries. The entry block is present, but hitting <enter> or
> > the submit button doesn't do anything. At least one student reportedly
> > tried it on two different machines with no luck, but it worked fine when
> > he logged in from my Linux/Firefox in my office. Any ideas?
> > I've tried poking around in some of the log files on both access and
> > library servers, but haven't found anything interesting/useful yet, so
> > some direction as to the most productive spots to look would be
> > appreciated.
> > Thanks,
> > Todd
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Dr. Todd Ruskell
Lecturer, Department of Physics Office: Meyer Hall 326
Colorado School of Mines Phone: 303-384-2080
1523 Illinois Street Fax: 303-273-3919
Golden, CO 80401