CTAN Update: exsheets

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Wed Jan 23 10:47:26 CET 2013

Clemens Niederberger submitted an update to the



Summary description: Yet another package for the creation of exercise sheets.
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 

There has been a potentially breaking change: the {tasks} environment previously 
provided by ExSheets has been extracted into a package of its own (`tasks') now 
shipped with and being part of the exsheets bundle. This does not change any 
syntax per se. However, the options for the environment are no longer set with 
\SetupExSheets but with \settasks. Also the object that is used for the list 
template and its instances has been renamed from `exsheets-tasks' into `tasks'.

Another breaking change while we're at it) is a syntax difference with the 
{tasks} environment: the optional argument for the number of columns is no 
longer set in braces but parentheses. This is deliberate as it reflects the 
optional nature of the argument better and is consistent with the syntax of 
\NewTasks, too.

Additionally the labels of the list got an additional offset of 1ex from the 
items which will lead to different visual output. In some cases this might 
actually lead to the most annoying changes. In this case say 
\settasks{label-offset=0pt} which should cure things again.

Unrelated with the above there have been improvements to the random selection of 
questions which seems to work properly now.


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Thanks for the upload.

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf

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