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Manage subjects

In order to manage subjects/courses:

  • Choose Manage > Subjects

Click Add to add a new subject, or select the existing subject to edit, remove or copy using the buttons on the right.

Each subject has the following properties:

  • Name, e.g. Math
  • Short name
  • Color
  • Difficulty: Low, Medium or High.
  • Allow subject to be taught more than once per day
  • Insert day off if subject is taught 2 times per week
  • Insert day off if subject is taught 3 times per week

The generator will try to optimize each day so that students don't get too many difficult or too many easy subjects per day. Otherwise, notifications will show adequate warnings.

If Allow subject to be taught more than once per day is checked, placing that subject more than once in a day will not be reported as an error.

If Insert day off if subjects is taught 2 times per week is checked, that subject will not be scheduled on subsequent days, e.g. having that subject on Monday and Tuesday will show an error notification.

In case that Insert day off if subjects is taught 3 times per week is checked, having subject on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday will cause error notification for a specific class, whereas Monday, Tuesday, Thursday will be valid.

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