Setting the marking type

When creating an item, you can decide whether you want the item to be marked automatically by Surpass (Computer) or if you want the item to be marked manually (Human). You can set the marking type in the Edit Settings dialog.

IMPORTANT: Essay, File Attach, and Spreadsheet items must be human marked.

This article explains how to set up your item’s marking type.

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1. Go to your item’s Edit screen

Select an item in your subject to open it and go to the Edit screen.

2. Open the Edit Settings dialog

Go to Edit item settings and tags and select Edit Settings to open the Edit Settings dialog.

3. Set the marking type

NOTE: The default Marking Type setting is based on the most appropriate option for the chosen question type.

Select either Computer (Auto) or Human against Marking Type to set your marking type.

After you have chosen your Marking Type option, select Save Changes to save your item’s new marking type.

IMPORTANT: If you choose Computer (Auto), you must define a correct answer in the Edit screen.