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Using Exam Mode In EquatIO Desktop

The Exam Mode in EquatIO Desktop allows a teacher or admin to turn EquatIO toolbar features off for exams.

Exam Mode can be used to turn features off for one student on a particular computer where they will take an exam.
To activate Exam Mode on a student's machine simply download the features.json file and add it to any one of the following locations:

Windows:

C:\ProgramData\Texthelp\EquatIO\features.json

C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\EquatIO\features.json

C:\Users\USERNAME\EquatIO\features.json


Mac:

Users/Shared/EquatIO/features.json


Once this file has been added to one of the locations mentioned above and you open EquatIO your toolbar should look like this:


If you want to enable/disable any features simply right click on the features.json file and open the file in Notepad.


You will see the list below. To enable/disable a feature, simply change the value to true/false respectively.

{
"prediction": true,

"equation": true,

"latex": true,

"graph": true,

"handwriting": true,

"speech": true,

"companion": true,

"equatio-mathspace": true,

"screenshot_reader": true,

"equatio-academy": true,

"stem-tools": true,

"action-buttons": true
}

N.B.  "action-buttons" refers to the 'Edit Math', 'Insert Math' and 'Copy Math' buttons.

The Options menus will also be reduced:



It will also remove the 'More' option from the Screenshot Reader when it has been used:

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