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The experimental page lists all current experimental features i.e. features which require additional testing and bug-fixing and provides the option to enable particular experimental features.

Experimental features in Moodle 1.9

  • Global search
  • Smart pix search
  • HTML Purifier
  • Groupings
  • Random questions can use manually graded questions (in Moodle 1.9.4 onwards)
  • Split restore (in Moodle 1.9.5 onwards)
  • Safe Exam Browser integration (in Moodle 1.9.6 onwards) - adding the option 'Require Safe Exam Browser' to the 'Browser security' field in the quiz settings form
  • IMS Common Cartridge import (in Moodle 1.9.7 onwards)

Experimental features in Moodle 2.0

Moodle 2.0

If a graded activity is assigned to a particular grouping only, it will still appear in the gradebook for all users unless a gradebook category is set up as follows:

  1. Put all graded activity is assigned to a particular groupings into one category
  2. Set the aggregation for the category to maximum grade.
  3. Hide the individual activities.

See also

  • MDL-8074: Global search doesn't work (tracker report)
  • Groupings FAQ for an answer to the question 'Why is the groupings feature experimental?'