Exam Form Templates can be applied to an exam form to apply a group of settings stored in the template. The benefit of applying exam form templates to an exam form is that you can apply multiple settings at once, rather than having to apply individual settings. An exam form template can contain multiple placeholders with separate settings, which can be independently applied to Unsectioned and Sectioned items in the exam form to which the exam form template has been applied. For a group of settings that will be used multiple times, it is beneficial to make use of the exam form template feature to save valuable time and effort.
Apply placeholders to an exam form in ExamDeveloper
- Open the Create/Edit Exam Form page by selecting the Create Exam Form → Add Exam Form menu.
- Users with permission to edit exam forms can select a template from the Exam Form Template drop-down list.
The Placeholder drop-down list is populated with the relevant items from the selected template. To apply a Placeholder with a selected template to a particular section in the exam form, select it from the drop-down list and click Save. It is possible to apply a placeholder to sectioned as well as unsectioned items.
Once you click the Build QTI Package button after selecting the exam form on the Exam Forms page, the Delivery Configuration Tool page opens. The Exam Form tree on this page has Placeholder Sections with the corresponding ExamDeveloper Sections under the Placeholder Sections applied to them on the Exam Forms page, appearing as child nodes to those Placeholder Sections.
As you can see in the screenshot, the ExamForm node along with its child nodes becomes read-only and grayed out.