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SofTest/Examsoft native to Mac

Postby uci2013 » Tue Dec 07, 2010 11:51 pm

Has anyone taken a final yet on SofTest for the Mac yet? I have a PC laptop that I could use for exams but I prefer my Mac. Just wondering if anyone is encountering any bugs or had any problems, or if the software ran well on the Mac?

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Re: SofTest/Examsoft native to Mac

Postby MBZags » Tue Dec 07, 2010 11:56 pm

I took a practice exam on it yesterday. At the very beginning, it was freezing up on me and taking a while for words to show up. But after that, it was fine. I'm still debating whether to use BootCamp or not.

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Re: SofTest/Examsoft native to Mac

Postby SAOJD10 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 12:06 am

My school uses SoftTest, I have taken three exams on it for my MacBook Pro with no problems.

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Re: SofTest/Examsoft native to Mac

Postby 20160810 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 9:50 am

FWIW, the only Examsoft horror stories I've ever heard have been on PCs.

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Re: SofTest/Examsoft native to Mac

Postby chicagolaw2013 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:04 pm

SofTest is a breeze on a Mac. The exam I took so far though using it: not so much. :lol:

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Re: SofTest/Examsoft native to Mac

Postby patrickd139 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:09 pm

chicagolaw2013 wrote:SofTest is a breeze on a Mac. The exam I took so far though using it: not so much. :lol:

This. +100

SofTest was great. I switched from boot-camp version, so I have a little experience to compare the two. It's so nice to be able to use the keystroke shortcuts that are native to macs (like command+r arrow to get to the end of a row). Plus, no rebooting, and my trackpad doesn't screw up the window scrolling like bootcamp did.

Never used ExamSoft.

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Re: SofTest/Examsoft native to Mac

Postby chicagolaw2013 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:39 pm

patrickd139 wrote:
chicagolaw2013 wrote:SofTest is a breeze on a Mac. The exam I took so far though using it: not so much. :lol:

This. +100

SofTest was great. I switched from boot-camp version, so I have a little experience to compare the two. It's so nice to be able to use the keystroke shortcuts that are native to macs (like command+r arrow to get to the end of a row). Plus, no rebooting, and my trackpad doesn't screw up the window scrolling like bootcamp did.

Never used ExamSoft.


SofTest = ExamSoft. Same thing.

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Re: SofTest/Examsoft native to Mac

Postby patrickd139 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:43 pm

chicagolaw2013 wrote:
patrickd139 wrote:
chicagolaw2013 wrote:SofTest is a breeze on a Mac. The exam I took so far though using it: not so much. :lol:

This. +100

SofTest was great. I switched from boot-camp version, so I have a little experience to compare the two. It's so nice to be able to use the keystroke shortcuts that are native to macs (like command+r arrow to get to the end of a row). Plus, no rebooting, and my trackpad doesn't screw up the window scrolling like bootcamp did.

Never used ExamSoft.


SofTest = ExamSoft. Same thing.

Eh, good point. Just finished a tax exam, not paying too much attention to anything right now.

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Re: SofTest/Examsoft native to Mac

Postby chicagolaw2013 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:56 pm

patrickd139 wrote:
chicagolaw2013 wrote:
patrickd139 wrote:
chicagolaw2013 wrote:SofTest is a breeze on a Mac. The exam I took so far though using it: not so much. :lol:

This. +100

SofTest was great. I switched from boot-camp version, so I have a little experience to compare the two. It's so nice to be able to use the keystroke shortcuts that are native to macs (like command+r arrow to get to the end of a row). Plus, no rebooting, and my trackpad doesn't screw up the window scrolling like bootcamp did.

Never used ExamSoft.


SofTest = ExamSoft. Same thing.

Eh, good point. Just finished a tax exam, not paying too much attention to anything right now.


Ha no worries, I was so brain dead yesterday that I slipped on ice and may or may not have broken my arm. Spectacular. Not graceful at all either. Go me.

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Re: SofTest/Examsoft native to Mac

Postby patrickd139 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 4:05 pm

chicagolaw2013 wrote:Ha no worries, I was so brain dead yesterday that I slipped on ice and may or may not have broken my arm. Spectacular. Not graceful at all either. Go me.

Ouch. :shock: Get that looked at!

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Re: SofTest/Examsoft native to Mac

Postby chicagolaw2013 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 4:11 pm

patrickd139 wrote:
chicagolaw2013 wrote:Ha no worries, I was so brain dead yesterday that I slipped on ice and may or may not have broken my arm. Spectacular. Not graceful at all either. Go me.

Ouch. :shock: Get that looked at!


Mehhhhh I'm a trooper, it'll heal. I can still type, probably just a bruised bone really. I promise to go if it gets worse though. :mrgreen:

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Re: SofTest/Examsoft native to Mac

Postby NoleinNY » Wed Dec 08, 2010 4:14 pm

It has worked fine. *knocks frantically on wood*

One issue I had was when they issued the update, apparently you had to take a survey and upload it. I didn't (and neither did most mac people, apparently) and it ended up causing file name glitches. My Property exam was labeled Torts, my K exam was labeled Crim, etc.

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Re: SofTest/Examsoft native to Mac

Postby patrickd139 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 4:15 pm

chicagolaw2013 wrote:
patrickd139 wrote:
chicagolaw2013 wrote:Ha no worries, I was so brain dead yesterday that I slipped on ice and may or may not have broken my arm. Spectacular. Not graceful at all either. Go me.

Ouch. :shock: Get that looked at!


Mehhhhh I'm a trooper, it'll heal. I can still type, probably just a bruised bone really. I promise to go if it gets worse though. :mrgreen:

Gunnerrrrrr.
Srsly though, I know how you feel. GL on the rest of finals!
Also, I don't miss 1L finals.

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Re: SofTest/Examsoft native to Mac

Postby chicagolaw2013 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 4:27 pm

patrickd139 wrote:
chicagolaw2013 wrote:
patrickd139 wrote:
chicagolaw2013 wrote:Ha no worries, I was so brain dead yesterday that I slipped on ice and may or may not have broken my arm. Spectacular. Not graceful at all either. Go me.

Ouch. :shock: Get that looked at!


Mehhhhh I'm a trooper, it'll heal. I can still type, probably just a bruised bone really. I promise to go if it gets worse though. :mrgreen:

Gunnerrrrrr.
Srsly though, I know how you feel. GL on the rest of finals!
Also, I don't miss 1L finals.


You know it. :P haha

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Re: SofTest/Examsoft native to Mac

Postby uci2013 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 11:23 pm

Thanks everyone. I feel pretty confident about using the Mac then.




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