Set Symbolic Formatting Help Display for a Section

You can show or hide the symbolic formatting help icon symbolic formatting help icon in your assignments.

By default, this icon is shown for Symbolic mode questions that require entry of mathematical notation without using the mathPad, calcPad, or physPad tools. The icon links to a student help topic about entering mathematical notation for these questions.

You can change these settings for your classes or for your assignments. Your assignment settings override your class settings.

  1. Open the Class Settings page.

    From My Classes, click Edit Class Settings.

  2. In the Class Settings page, click Advanced Options.
  3. Select or clear Use Icon for Symbolic Questions.
  4. Click Save.