Entering overall comments

Overall comments are normally printed at the end of student reports. You can enter overall comments for a student's subject assessment using either the:

  • Single window
  • Class window of Results Maintenance.

To enter overall comments against a student's subject assessment:

  1. Open the Single window of Results Maintenance. See Results Maintenance - Single window.

    You can also enter overall comments for multiple students on the Class window. See Results Maintenance - Class window.
  2. Select the student.

    The student's results are displayed.

    Tip: Scroll down to the Overall Comment field, if required.
  3. If the overall comments are not displayed, select Show Overall Comments on the Results Entry Filter Criteria window. See Using the Results Maintenance filter. Either the:
     The Single window is redisplayed, with the Overall Comment field displayed below the topic comments.

     The Classes window is redisplayed, with each Overall Comment field displayed below the row of topic comments for each student.
  4. Enter the Overall Comment. You can:
     type the comment into the Overall Comment field

    Tip: You can use the question mark character (?) instead of typing out the student's name; SynWeb automatically inserts the preferred name.
     click to paste in a comment copied from another comment field earlier

     click to select a comment from the comment bank.
    The Comment Bank window is displayed. Locate and select the required comment, then click .
    The Overall Comment field is updated with the selection from the Comment Bank window.

    The maximum number of characters, that fits neatly on the student report, depends on your settings in the lookup table luReportStyle. A warning message is displayed if you enter more than the maximum number of characters.
  5. Click .
    The following window is displayed if the spell check has been set to check automatically. 
  6. Correct any spelling mistakes. See Checking the spelling of comments.
  7. Click when the spell check is completed.
    The Single window of Results Maintenance is redisplayed.

    : The Overall Comment can also be seen if you navigate to the Class window.