Perl Variables for Chemistry Questions (Fill-in-the-Blank Mode)

The following reserved Perl variables are used to return information or set behaviors in questions that you create in WebAssign.




Enables a pad for answering chemistry questions (and hides symbolic formatting help icon):

$PAD='chem' enables chemPad.


Sets the chemPad grading mode.


Sets the maximum width of the chemPad tool, for example, $CP_MAX_WIDTH=400.


Displays the Marvin JS tool for answer entry and sets the Marvin JS mode, for example, $MARVIN='complete'.


Sets a template for a Marvin JS question, usually using a key generated with the Marvin JS Key Generation tool.