Glossary module FAQ

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Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 1.9. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version is available here: Glossary module FAQ.

How can I turn on glossary auto-linking?

  1. The glossary auto-linking filter should be enabled by an administrator in Administration > Modules > Manage filters.
  2. Each glossary entry should have the "This entry should be automatically linked" box checked.

How can I delete a glossary entry attachment?

Simply delete the glossary entry and add a new one.

How can I enable glossary auto-linking in uploaded HTML files?

In Administration > Modules > Manage filters, set filteruploadedfiles to "All files" or "HTML files only".


How can I exempt individual words from auto-linking to a Glossary entry?

If you don't want particular text to be linked (in a Forum post, say) then:

  1. In Edit mode, locate and click the Toggle HTML Source button on the formatting toolbar (appears as '<>' symbol)
  2. Locate the piece of text you want to exempt from autolinking
  3. Before and after the text respectively, add <nolink> and </nolink>.
  4. Save and check.

How do I import entries from another glossary?

See Import glossary entries.

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