Using a text box.

Multi-Line Text box multiline text


To insert an interaction consisting of a multi-line text box, or essay question, click the clip0012 Multi-line Text Box button on the Cell Editor toolbar.


The multi-line text interaction is similar to gap text, with some differences:

You can apply border styles and padding to a multi-line text box.


The multi-line text box will be marked as clip0013 Unanswered if left blank and clip0014 Correct if answered.


If the "Out of" is set to 0 it will not be marked at all.



You can allow the learner can apply formatting their responses.


To turn on the formatting feature for a multiline text box, check the Formatted option in the interaction builder.



When the learner clicks into a formatted multiline text box to type in a response, a formatting bar is shown above the text box.



The author should use module preview to ensure that all formatting buttons will be accessible to the learner.


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