[LON-CAPA-users] Variable sig figs (not a range)

Stuart Raeburn raeburn at msu.edu
Tue Oct 2 09:48:43 EDT 2012


>> There is a preprocessor function, too.

Note: pre-processing of numerical, formula, and string response using  
the "preprocess" attribute was first included in LON-CAPA 2.10.1

So to be able to use that in your domain your library server (and  
access servers) need to be updated from 2.10.0 to 2.10.1

Release notes for 2.10.1 are here:

In the meantime you may wish to explore this functionality on the  
standalone testdrive cluster:


Create an account, author space, and course in the testdrive domain,  
if you have not done so before, using your e-mail address as username.

Stuart Raeburn

Quoting "Mills, Douglas G" <dmills at illinois.edu>:

> Whoa!
> Again I say, versatility and power! I'll look into this too.
> Thank you,
> Doug
> On 10/2/12 8:16 AM, "Gerd Kortemeyer" <korte at lite.msu.edu> wrote:
>> Hi Again,
>> On Oct 2, 2012, at 9:11 AM, "Mills, Douglas G" <dmills at illinois.edu> wrote:
>>>> Is it
>>>> possible to insert a script in a numerical response
>>>> somewhat like the answer
>>>> block in a customresponse?
>> There is a preprocessor function, too. You can specify a subroutine to be
>> called before <numericalresponse> gets to see the student input.
>> Or, as I wrote, use <customresponse> to begin with.
>> - Gerd.
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> Douglas Mills
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> Department of Chemistry
> University of Illinois
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