[LON-CAPA-users] multiple string responses in any order

Mills, Douglas G dmills at illinois.edu
Wed Feb 20 12:51:06 EST 2013

Thank you Rex. I've meanwhile resolved my need using customresponse but
I'll be interested in exploring your solution more. Thank you for sharing!


Douglas Mills
Director of Instructional Technologies
Department of Chemistry
University of Illinois
dmills at illinois.edu
(217) 244-5739

On 2/20/13 10:15 AM, "REX ABERT" <ABERTR at tcc.fl.edu> wrote:

>I have a similar situation with some math problems I've made.  Perhaps
>the following can be adapted to what you need?
><formularesponse samples="x at -3:3#4" id="101">
>       <responseparam name="tol" type="tolerance" default="0.1%"
>description="Numerical Tolerance" />
>        <answergroup type="ordered">
>            <answer name="both" type="unordered">
>              <value>$formula1</value><value>$formula2</value>
>            </answer>
>        </answergroup>
>        <textline readonly="no" size="30" /> + <textline readonly="no"
>size="30" />
>    </formularesponse>
>Rex Abert
>Assistant Professor of Mathematics
>Tallahassee Community College
>From: lon-capa-users-bounces at mail.lon-capa.org
>[lon-capa-users-bounces at mail.lon-capa.org] On Behalf Of Mills, Douglas G
>[dmills at illinois.edu]
>Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 5:57 PM
>To: Discussion list for LON-CAPA users
>Cc: Mills, Douglas G
>Subject: [LON-CAPA-users] multiple string responses in any order
>Hi All,
>I know this can be done using a customresponse and will go ahead with
>that if needed, but I wanted to see if I was overlooking something built
>into Lon-CapaŠ  We want students to give the IUPAC names of the five
>structural isomers of C6H14. Is there a way to create a stringresponse
>with multiple text entry areas that will then check to see that all five
>answers have been entered without regard to order?  Somehow I thought I
>had seen somewhere that that could be done and if the wheel has already
>been inventedŠ  Thanks as always,
>Douglas Mills
>Director of Instructional Technologies
>Department of Chemistry
>University of Illinois
>dmills at illinois.edu<mailto:dmills at illinois.edu>
>(217) 244-5739
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