Working with Hints
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The students that are not sure of themselves may view hints. The hints are created by the educators.
Hints appear in a separate pop-up window.
The following functionality is intended for the educators!
Creating and deleting hints
To create a hint
Select a fragment of the exercise code to be replaced with some text.
Right-click selection, and on the context menu, choose Add answer placeholder.
In the Add Answer Placeholder dialog box, specify the answer placeholder text.
- In the Hints section of the dialog box, type the text that will appear in the student's project in a separate pop-up window.
If you need to add more hints, click on the toolbar.
To delete a hint from an answer placeholder
In the Add/Edit Answer Placeholder dialog box, use the buttons to navigate to an extraneous hint.
The hint appears in a dedicated pop-up frame that features a toolbar with the following buttons:.
To edit a hint, do one of the following
Edit an answer placeholder, and change hints as required.
Place the caret to a placeholder of interest, then in the Task Description tool window click , navigate to the desired hint and click .
This action is available for the students only!
To view hints
Place the caret to an answer placeholder you want to get information for.
In the Task Description tool window, click button.