Glossary settings

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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 settings.


To locate the Glossary Settings page, on the "Site Administration" panel click on Modules -> Activities, then on the Activities page find the Glossary entry and click on its Settings.

Site Administration Panel

Make sure to take care when editing these settings, some problems may arise due to incorrectly-configured settings. If any problems do occur, you can find the default values for Glossary Settings below.

Also, make sure to click on the "save changes" button at the bottom of the page when changes have been made, otherwise they will not be saved.


Glossary Level Default Settings

Glossary Settings Page

glossary_entbypage

Number of Glossary entries shown per page. Default is set to 10.

glossary_dupentries

Whether or not the Glossary will allow duplicate entries. Default is set to "No".

glossary_allowcomments

Whether or not the Glossary will accept user comments on its entries. Default is set to "No".

glossary_linkbydefault

Whether or not a glossary should be automatically linked. Default is set to "Yes".

glossary_defaultapproval

Whether or not the Glossary will define the approval status of an entry posted by a student. Default is set to "Yes".

glossary_enablerssfeeds

Enabling of RSS feeds for all glossaries. Default is set to "No". Note: feeds will still need to be turned on manually in the settings for each glossary.

Entry Level Default Settings

glossary_linkentries

Whether or not glossary entries should be automatically linked. Default is set to "No".

glossary_casesensitive

Whether or not an entry is case sensitive when linked. Default is set to "No".

glossary_fullmatch

Whether or not an entry should match the case in the target text by default when linked. Default is set to "No".

Display Formats Setup

Display Formats Setup for FAQ page

To hide or show any of these entries, simply click on the "eye" icon next to the entry. Clicking on the "writing hand" icon will take you to the settings page for that entry.