View, add, or edit comments

Use comments during your exam creation to make suggestions to other people or to track issues for follow-up.

  1. Select the question you want to review.
  2. Click on the cell located column F on the first line of a question, with the wheel icon.
  3. In the popup dialog select the tab ‘Review details for stem and responses’
  4. Type your review in the various fields.

Press OK and you will see the cell has now a background yellow colour.

If you want to make changes to any of your comments, just go back and edit them by clicking on the mentioned yellow wheel cell.

Detail behavior

View, add, or edit comments


In the above picture the original text is located in the left column. It cannot be modified.

You enter your comments on the right column.

To ease your work you can copy the left content to the right by clicking on the >> buttons.

The >> button located on the top applies to all lines.

Same behavior for the ‘x’ delete buttons, and for the checkboxes. These last ones are use to select what you want to ‘Accept’ as comment. When you ‘Accept’, the original content is replaced by the comment.

Automated actions

On the right of the dialog popup the tool proposes several actions executed when you press the buttons.

  • Button ‘Toggle: 1st letter upper / lower case’
    For the responses toggle 1st letter in upper & lower case.
  • Button ‘Toggle: set / unset end line dot’
    For the responses insert or delete a dot symbol at the end of the text strings.

Bottom line buttons

Button OK: saves the comments, and keeps the original. Comments that remain identical to the original are deleted when you press OK.

Button Accept all or Accept selected: replaces your original stems and responses with the comments. And it adds the action to the History / Changelog panel including the comments text accepted.

Rejecting a comment deletes the comment.

On the left column, ‘Response’ labels in bold with an ‘(X)’ correspond to the correct response for the question. The assignment cannot be modified in this dialog box. 

Accept or reject all changes at once

You can Accept or reject all changes for all the questions in the Quiz at once. On the menu ribbon, select Review Comments.

Accept or reject all changes at once

Do one of the following:

  • In the drop-down list, select "Accept All".
  • In the drop-down list, select "Reject All".

Note that this is irreversible!

With "Accept all" the command will replace your original stems and responses with the comments.


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