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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-68277

Essay question type review: answer box should be the right size

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    • Testing Instructions:
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      1. In a test course.
      2. Create a quiz.
      3. Click on Edit quiz.
      4. Add two new essay questions.
        • Set the Response format to HTML editor.
        • Set the input box size different values for each question.
      5. Preview the quiz.
      6. Leave the answer boxes blank, and just submit the quiz.
      7. On the review page, look to see that the spaces where you did not answer are about the right size.

       

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      In a test course. Create a quiz. Click on Edit quiz. Add two new essay questions. Set the Response format to HTML editor. Set the input box size different values for each question. Preview the quiz. Leave the answer boxes blank, and just submit the quiz. On the review page, look to see that the spaces where you did not answer are about the right size.  
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_37_STABLE, MOODLE_38_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_37_STABLE, MOODLE_38_STABLE
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      Description

      In essay questions, the size of the input box provides an important visual cue to the amount of answer expected.

      When a teacher reviews an essay question set to use the HTML editor, then the input area collapses to be as small as the student's answer, and so teachers miss out on this useful visual cue.

      It is a small point, but when it was raised by OU teaching staff, I realised it was worth fixing.

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            Assignee:
            timhunt Tim Hunt
            Reporter:
            timhunt Tim Hunt
            Peer reviewer:
            Mahmoud Kassaei
            Integrator:
            Sara Arjona (@sarjona)
            Tester:
            Janelle Barcega
            Participants:
            Component watchers:
            Tim Hunt, Andrew Nicols, Dongsheng Cai, Huong Nguyen, Jun Pataleta, Michael Hawkins, Shamim Rezaie, Simey Lameze
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              Fix Release Date:
              11/May/20

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