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From: Lucy C.
Date: Sat 13th Jun, 4:57pm


"Lee de Byl" <10*0*8*[email protected]*u*e*t*u*a*e*u*a*> wrote:

> For those that completed their exam today, hope all went well!
> This was my first online exam, and just wanted to discuss what other people's experience 
> was like.
> I'm running Examplify on a fresh install of macOS via an external hard drive, with no other 
> software installed. I noticed that, during the exam, if I right-clicked on a term in the 
> text editor, it had the option to look-up the corresponding man page in Terminal. Normally 
> that option is under "Services" it seems, but the Examplify software moved it to the top-
> level of the menu.
> I wonder if this was deliberately left enabled for this exam? It seemed oddly pertinent, 
> but it didn't seem to do anything except cause Examplify to freeze for ~10 seconds.
> Also, did anyone else find the text editor had really high latency? It felt like there was 
> a delay of 200-400ms between every key press and it appearing on the screen, which was 
> quite jarring. I also found that the Delete key didn't work, nor did any of my favourite 
> keyboard shortcuts for things like deleting words before/after the cursor etc.
> I'm not sure the mock exam had the same free-text entry field to try, but either way it 
> really slowed down the speed of text entry and editing.
> Other than that, it all worked quite seamlessly for me. 
> How was everyone else's experience?

All good overall.  Spell check worked well which was great, I found the text editor a little 
clunky but ok.  I was a bit irritated by the size of the text box on my screen, I could only 
see a couple of lines of text so had to keep scrolling up and down to read what I had already 
written.  There was possibly an option to change it but I didn't take the time out to look for 

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├─ original   Sat 13th Jun, 4:25pm, Lee dB.
├─ THIS   Sat 13th Jun, 4:57pm, Lucy C.
├─ reply 2   Sat 13th Jun, 8:13pm, Nathan S.
├─ reply 3   Sat 13th Jun, 8:31pm, Lee dB.  O.P.
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