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    This summer I am using a computer in my exams for the first time. I am just wondering what it's like. The exams officer said that you can do some on paper, some on the computer mix and match etc. Is this true? Also is there a spacing guide, like some lines so I know how much to type?
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    (Original post by daniel1005)
    This summer I am using a computer in my exams for the first time. I am just wondering what it's like. The exams officer said that you can do some on paper, some on the computer mix and match etc. Is this true? Also is there a spacing guide, like some lines so I know how much to type?
    Are you using the computer because of an injury / learning difficulties, or is it part of your course (ie I.T. or Comp Sci)?
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    (Original post by Architecture-er)
    Are you using the computer because of an injury / learning difficulties, or is it part of your course (ie I.T. or Comp Sci)?
    No, I had to prove it was my normal method of working and I do most if not all my work on the computer so it was okay. It's for German and Geography. My main reason for wanting a computer was german writing because german word order and going back, checking its easier to cross out things change them around etc.
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    I used computers this January for an exam where you write inside the booklet and on the computer.

    For economics I wrote my name on the paper and the computer, I did diagrams inside the booklet and writing on the computer; all seems to be recognised. 1 Major downside to having the ability to edit and move things is the fact that you will have to put up with notepad, the program is a load of ****.
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    (Original post by Robbie242)
    I used computers this January for an exam where you write inside the booklet and on the computer.

    For economics I wrote my name on the paper and the computer, I did diagrams inside the booklet and writing on the computer; all seems to be recognised. 1 Major downside to having the ability to edit and move things is the fact that you will have to put up with notepad, the program is a load of ****.
    So is the whole exam on notepad? Are there any lines for guidance?
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    (Original post by daniel1005)
    So is the whole exam on notepad? Are there any lines for guidance?
    Nope, that's why it sucks balls
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    (Original post by daniel1005)
    This summer I am using a computer in my exams for the first time. I am just wondering what it's like. The exams officer said that you can do some on paper, some on the computer mix and match etc. Is this true? Also is there a spacing guide, like some lines so I know how much to type?
    If you use a computer you have to use notepad (or similar) as you can't have anything with a spell checker so you won't get lines or anything like that to judge length.
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    Proofreading checks can be disabled on Word if required...if that setting could be admin-locked somehow then life would be a lot, lot easier for everyone...

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