[LON-CAPA-users] Forcing a hint to appear
Mon, 14 Feb 2005 11:32:17 -0800
er... I left out quotes before in the function statement
also another potentially useful one is:
might come in useful if you want to make the hint appear only if there are no
submissions at all -- since normally wrong units and wrong sig digs do not
increment the number of tries.
On February 14, 2005 08:14 am, Ray Batchelor wrote:
> Hi G-A,
> I haven't tried this myself, but:
> in PARM there is the parameter "Number of Tries before hints appear",
> it seems to default to 1, but maybe it could be set to 0?
> Otherwise you could 'merely' put a condinital block as part of the question
> statement and make the condition depend on a variable
> &EXT(user.resource.resource.<partid>.tries) being equal to 0.
> Again, haven't tried this, myself (at least not in recent memory), but I'd
> interested to know if it works for you.
> On Monday 14 February 2005 06:23, Guy Ashkenazi wrote:
> > How do I force a hint to appear before the first try for a particular
> > question?
> > I need this for questions which have an adaptive hint on units.
> > Guy.
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