Set Definition Files

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:Path to a PG file to use as the '''set header''' for the set. If not present, the course or system default is used. ''See also: [[Header Files and Snippets]].''
 
:Path to a PG file to use as the '''set header''' for the set. If not present, the course or system default is used. ''See also: [[Header Files and Snippets]].''
  
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If the homework set is a [[Gateway Tests and Quizzes|gateway test]], the following fields may also be present:
  
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;<code>assignmentType</code>
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;<code>attemptsPerVersion</code>
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;<code>timeInterval</code>
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;<code>versionsPerInterval</code>
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;<code>versionTimeLimit</code>
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;<code>problemRandOrder</code>
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;<code>problemsPerPage</code>
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;<code>hideScore</code>
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;<code>hideWork</code>
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;<code>capTimeLimit</code>
  
 
== Problem list ==
 
== Problem list ==
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  problemList =  
 
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No value should follow the <code>=</code>. The remainder of the file is interpreted as comma-separated values. Each line represents one problem in the set. The fields are as follows:
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Revision as of 00:48, 1 March 2008

A set definition file is a text file used to transferring homework set data between WeBWorK courses. It contains all the non-user-specific data pertaining to the homework set.

A set definition file consists of two sections. The first section is a line-based list of set data. The second part is a list of problems in the problem set. Blank lines are ignored, as is anything after a #.

Set data

The set data section starts at the beginning of the file. Each line of the set data section is of the form

fieldName = field value ...

The following fields are recognized:

openDate
The open date (and time) of the set; before this time students will not be allowed to view the set.
dueDate
The due date (and time) of the set; before this time students will not be allowed to submit answers for credit.
answerDate
The answer date (and time) of the set; after this time students will be allowed to view the correct answers and solutions for the problems in the set.
paperHeaderFile
Path to a PG file to use as the hardcopy header for the set. If not present, the course or system default is used. See also: Header Files and Snippets.
screenHeaderFile
Path to a PG file to use as the set header for the set. If not present, the course or system default is used. See also: Header Files and Snippets.

If the homework set is a gateway test, the following fields may also be present:

assignmentType
attemptsPerVersion
timeInterval
versionsPerInterval
versionTimeLimit
problemRandOrder
problemsPerPage
hideScore
hideWork
capTimeLimit

Problem list

The problem list section starts with the line

problemList = 

No value should follow the =. The remainder of the file is interpreted as comma-separated values. Each line represents one problem in the set. The fields are as follows:

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