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Drag and Drop Question

 
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I am about to give my SCJP in first week of Dec.
Have a question regarding Drag and Drop type questions

Can we use one value multiple times in drag and drop?
Also, if we have dropped wrong value in one box and later on realise it, how can we change it? Would just dropping in the correct value over the wrong value overwrite it?

May be someone who have got their certifications can help clarify.

Thanks again
 
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Hi Sethi,


Can we use one value multiple times in drag and drop?


This depends on the question. In the question, they will tell you to something like "You can use one item for several slots" or you cannot.



Also, if we have dropped wrong value in one box and later on realise it, how can we change it? Would just dropping in the correct value over the wrong value overwrite it?


You can remove the old value by dragging it away. And then you can place a new item to the slot.

If you need more experiences on drag and drop questions on the exam, I recommend you to try Devaka's examlab simulator to get more experiences on drag and drops. Because that simulator software gives you the Sun exam feelings.

Good luck for your exam
 
Shiks Sethi
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Thanks Clark. I noticed some questions during practice do mention if a value can be used multiple times, but not all...
What is the default assumption if question does not tell you so?
 
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By default, you can't use the same item for multiple slots.

As I remember, they don't allow you to use the same item for this type questions. My advice is don't think about this too much. Actually Sun exam software is user friendly.
 
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Depending on the question it can go either way:

1 - If you drag an answer and a white space is left behind then you can use that answer only once.

2 - If you drag an answer and another copy of the answer appears underneath the one you just moved, then you can use the new one too!

hth,

Bert
 
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