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From: Nathan S.
Date: Sat 13th Jun, 8:13pm
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"Lucy Conran" <22*7*8*[email protected]*u*e*t*u*a*e*u*a*> wrote:

> "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 
> it. 


The user interface was fine for me, that was my 3rd exam in 3 days.  
What are 3 ways to get input into a process?  | > and arguments?  

Lucy, David, Gus, James whoever else I know, that was also my last exam of my masters.  I'm done.  
I think Gus is done, not sure about James and Lucy, I know David is still doing more. 

Nathan 

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├─ original   Sat 13th Jun, 4:25pm, Lee dB.
├─ reply 1   Sat 13th Jun, 4:57pm, Lucy C.
├─ THIS   Sat 13th Jun, 8:13pm, Nathan S.
├─ reply 3   Sat 13th Jun, 8:31pm, Lee dB.  O.P.
└─ reply 4   Sun 14th Jun, 12:29pm, Kerrie B.
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