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Task Settings
The settings for a task are described below.

Description

A summary of the task. This is shown to the user on the grading screen (if grading is used).
A good example is "The function add works as expected".

Instructions

A user facing summary of what is required to complete the task. This is shown to the user in the Tasks sidebar in their project and in-line in their project's instructions (if the task has been placed there).
A good example is "Write a function called add that takes two numbers and returns the sum of them."

Linked Checks

The checks that should be used to verify if this task has been completed. Keep in mind that checks are run in the order they are toggled on in.
For example, a check that calls the adds function with 1 and 2 and expects 3 in return might be linked.

Failed Feedback

The message shown to the user when they unsuccessfully attempt the task. Supports Markdown and templates.
For example, "Make sure your adds function returns the sum of the numbers provided to it as parameters."

Passed Feedback

The message shown to the user when they successfully attempt the task. Supports Markdown and templates.
For example, "Great work! On to the next function, where we will learn about multiplication."

Live

If toggled, the task will be shown to the user. Disabling it allows you to hide certain tasks from the user.

Share Checks

If enabled, users will be able to see the checks and their results when attempting this task. Disabling this is used when you want to:
  1. 1.
    Hide advanced output from the check (e.g. the check's test runner's output).
  2. 2.
    Prevent the user from cheating by reverse engineering the check.

Same Directory

If enabled, the checks will be run in the default directory (/home/nt-user/workspace by default). It is faster to leave this enabled, but you will want to disable it in some situations, such as when working with a compiled language that will generate extra files when the code is compiled.

Global Interface Settings

Global settings for how tasks are displayed to the user can be found by navigating to Interface in the left sidebar and scrolling down to the Task Settings section. More details can be found here.
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