[LON-CAPA-users] Slots

Guy Albertelli II lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Wed, 24 May 2006 12:40:48 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Todd,

> Anyway, I want to try to use slots to have students sign up for one of several 
> field trips.  I think I've figured out how two define the slots, from the 
> PARM page, but I'm not sure how to apply them.
> Q1:  Can slots only be applied to bridge tasks?  If so, the rest of this can 
> probably be ignored.

You can apply them to .problems in 2.1 but soemthings might act oddly.

> Q2:  I've tried to apply the two slots that I have to a "score upload form", 
> to use as a placeholder.  Should this currently work, in principle?


> Q3:  Both slots should currently be open, and I've set them to "anytime" 
> status for when students can reserve the slot.  But when I, as a student, 
> select the resource, nothing interesting happens.  As in, I don't get to 
> choose a slot.  Any ideas?

I'm guessing have not modfied the 'useslots' PARM for the .problem.

Additionally If you want to make the slots conflicting (students must
select only one) you'll need to set the 'unique period' part of the

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