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When creating a test to be released on a future date, with Edit Mode On, the instructor will see a message that says Availability: Item is hidden from students. It will be available after...

Unit 1 Test

However, if you click the drop down arrow to the right of the Test and choose Edit the Test Options, and on the next page, you add a Test Availability Exception, and click Submit, the aforementioned message no longer appears and the test looks available to students from the instructor side but is not.

After adding a Test Availability Exception, this is how the test looks from the instructor side with Edit Mode On.

Unit 1 Test

Work Around

Use Student Preview to verify your test is not available to students.

Known Issue

This is a software defect and a known issue that will be fixed in a future release.

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