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When a student's article on the course page lists characters added, does that mean total characters added, even if they later edit the sentence and delete words

asked 2017-02-27 19:07:49 -0500

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Does 'characters added' count the total number of characters added, even if they are later deleted by the student in the editing process? Or only the new characters in the present state of the article?

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answered 2017-02-27 19:13:33 -0500

'Characters added' is the sum of all the edits where the size of the article increased. So if a student adds a paragraph, removes it, adds it again, and removes it again, 'Characters added' will be two times the size of the paragraph, even though the net change in the article is zero.

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