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Updated help file for shortanswers explaining the wildcards

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moodler
moodler committed Mar 12, 2004
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grade. If the "Case sensitive" option is selected, then you can
have different scores for "Word" or "word".
-<P>Answers are compared exactly, so be careful with your spelling!
+<P>You can use the asterix character (*) as a <b>wildcard</b> to match
+ any series of characters. For example, use ran*ing to match any word
+ or phrase starting with "ran" and ending with "ing". If you really
+ do want to match an asterisk then use a backslash like this: \*
+
+<P>Without wildcards the answers are compared exactly, so be careful with your spelling!

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