# Using "$" in the question text browsing • In Maple TA 2016 the "$" sign is restricted for the variable definitions. When used in the question, it will result in the following error message:

In order to solve that, the "$" sign should be escaped with "\": \$


The same method can be used for the answers in the list blank. Consider the following (MS Excel) question:

The correct answer (as typed in by the students) should be:

$A$1:$B$5


This can be defined as:

Maple TA doesn't allow students to use variables in the answers, therefore the \$ doesn't need to be escaped: