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Changing personal display options

The Personal Display Options page lets you set what information you want to display in your grade book. Setting these options helps you set up a grade book that has the information you need and is easy to navigate and read.

Access personal display options

Click Settings in the Grades tool.

Option Description
Managing View Display Options

Username

Displays users’ usernames in the grade book.

Org Defined ID

Displays Org Defined IDs in the grade book.

Email

Displays users’ email addresses in the grade book. (This option can take up a lot of screen space when viewing the grade book.)

Points grade

Displays the points a user earned on a grade item and the total points the item was out of.

E.g., 6/10

Weighted grade

Displays how much a users’ grade is worth towards the final grade.

E.g., 3/5 (for a user who scored 60% on a grade item worth 50% of a category worth 10% of the final grade).

Note This option is only available in the weighted system.

Grade scheme symbol

Displays the grade scheme symbol for the scheme level a user earned on a grade item. This can be a numeric or text value.

E.g., “Very Good”

Grade scheme color

Displays the grade scheme color for the grade scheme level a user achieved on a grade item.

Number of characters to display for Text items

Sets the maximum characters to display in the grade book for a Text item before truncating it. Try to find a balance between using a lot of space in the grade book and having enough text to understand the item. The value must be an integer between 0 and 50.

Number of columns before user details repeat

Sets how many columns are displayed before user information is repeated. This option makes it easier to work with long grade books. The value must be an integer between 0 and 99.

Number of users before column header repeats

Sets how often the column header is repeated in the user list. The value must be an integer between 0 and 50. If 0 is entered, the column header is not repeated.

Repeat calculated final grade at the start of the user list

Sets whether you see a user’s final calculated grade at the start of the grade book next to the user’s name, as well as after all the grade items.

Repeat adjusted final grade at the start of the user list

Sets whether you see a user’s adjusted final grade at the start of the grade book next to the user’s name, as well as after all the grade items.

Start Page

Default Grades area

Sets which page displays by default when you open the Grades tool.

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