For getting it FROM the student, why not just use a livecode stack file. It 
could contain everything and be highly editable. For returning it TO the 
student you could use a pdf. 
Scott Morrow

Elementary Software
(Now with 20% less chalk dust!)
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> On Nov 17, 2020, at 11:18 AM, William Prothero via use-livecode 
> <> wrote:
> Richard,
> I kinda like the pdf idea. Seems it would give me a way to encapsulate and 
> format the text and images and perhaps a fairly defined pdf format would make 
> it straightforward to edit it using Livecode as well.
> Best,
> Bill
> William A. Prothero
>> On Nov 17, 2020, at 10:10 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode 
>> <> wrote:
>> William Prothero wrote:
>>> It seems the effort to make this app work with learning management
>>> systems would be huge, something I’m definitely not up for.
>> It may not be.  I've made standards-compliant courseware in the past (a 
>> while ago; the data format was XML <g>), and it wasn't as bad as I'd 
>> thought.  With so much work on the modern standards I'd imagine they're far 
>> better documented and based on more common conventions than they were in 
>> yesteryear.
>> But maybe the key question is: are your customers asking for LMS 
>> interoperability specifically?
>> In some segments it can make the difference between being a contender and 
>> not being considered at all.
>> But I've seen many other segments that seem to have abandoned hope of a 
>> standards-driven world of interoperable courseware, quite happy to kludge 
>> together whatever they need to eventually arrive at a means of tracking 
>> assessment.
>> If no one's asking you for LMS compatibility, there would seem to need to 
>> bother.
>> If PDF suffices, it's certainly easy to do in LC.
>> -- 
>> Richard Gaskin
>> Fourth World Systems
>> Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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