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Metadata such as topics, levels, keywords, categories, objectives, difficulty and similar content, are features in some learning management systems. However, none of these LMSs provided the necessary web services to support publishing and retrieval of met...
It's not possible to select multiple questions for deletion. The best option to delete a large number of questions from a Respondus file is to use the Respondus Exam Wizard to build a new file with only the questions you want to keep. Once you are satis...
Respondus 4.0 supports Unicode UTF-8 character sets including "multi-byte" character sets such as Asian, Cyrillic and Arabic.
There is no batch delete in Respondus 4 to avoid accidental deletion of too many questions without any means of recovery. The recommended method to "delete" a large number of questions at a time is to use the Respondus 4 Exam Wizard or the Edit->"Copy fro...
The spell checker is located on the toolbar, the second item from the left: "ABC".
A free bundle of supplemental dictionaries can be downloaded from the "Downloads" area of www.respondus.com [http://www.respondus.com]. Included are French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Finnish, and a comprehensive medical dictionary.
If MathType was installed before Respondus 4, you will need to reinstall MathType in order for it to establish the necessary link to Respondus 4. MathType searches and establishes its links to programs like Respondus 4 during its own installation and setu...
During the installation of Respondus 4, you are asked whether you want to install the Equation Editor. If you don't answer affirmatively to this prompt, the Equation Editor won't be installed. Installing or update other software can also potentially corru...
If you are importing questions from a text file, or if the questions are being created new, go to the File menu, select Preferences, and change the default setting for point values to any number you prefer. With Respondus 4, there is an optional "Points...
This depends on the learning management system being used. The maximum number of answer choices is 20 for the Blackboard Learning System. The number is 26 for D2L Brightspace, Pearson Learning Studio (eCollege) , Moodle, Instructure Canvas, and the IMS QT...
Respondus 4 supports the primary ISO characters (1-255), which means that it supports most "roman characters" and makes it possible to create exams in Spanish, French, German, etc. The latest versions of Respondus 4.0 provides support for the Unicode UTF-...
All the supported learning management systems allow questions to be randomly selected or delivered during an exam. Different learning management systems will have different names for the random selection feature.  Blackboard Learn uses the term "Random Bl...
Respondus 4 supports the creating or editing of "calculated" or "arithmetic" questions for Blackboard Learn 9.1, D2L Brightspace, and Moodle. Respondus can also retrieve calculated questions the same LMSs. Once downloaded, calculated questions can be edit...
Blackboard Learn 9.x, D2L Brightspace, and Moodle permit answer choices for multiple choice questions to be randomized during an exam. Respondus 4 supports this feature by offering a checkbox in the Edit tab above the answer list labelled "randomize answe...