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Add a repository: you can add a repository to your Moodle site. They are set ''hidden'' by default, so you can edit them without impacting users.
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'''Repository plugin''': it is also called a repository type. It can be named Box.net, Flickr, Mahara, Youtube... Adding a plugin allow users to create instances of this plugin. Only instances are displayed into the file picker. Type only exist in order to let a Moodle administrator to desactivate/delete all instances of a type in one click.<br/>
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'''Repository instance''':<br/>
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*Fisrt case: when you add the plugin, an instance is automatically created and can not be edited. The Moodle administrator cannot change the instance name. The instance name displayed into the file picker will be exactly the same as the plugin name. For example Youtube, Box.net...
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*Second case: the plugin allow the Moodle administrator to add multiple instances. An instance has a name for example Flickr Public access to Martin account, Martin's Mahara... <br/>In this second it is important to distinct two different kind of instances.
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**common instances: The instances set by Moodle administrator in these same administration pages will be available into any file picker.
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**private instance: A teacher can set some instances available only for a course, and an user can set some instances only available for himself. In order to set instances for a course the teacher will go to the course page, and in order to set instances for a personal use, a user will go on his profil page. An administrator cannot add/edit private instances from the administration pages.
  
Delete: you can delete a repository plugin here. It will delete all settings and instances forever. You will still be able to re-add the plugin.
 
  
Hide/Show: if you hide a plugin, this plugin will not appear into file picker and cannot be added to a course/user level.
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Add a repository plugin: you can add a repository plugin to your Moodle site. They are set ''hidden'' by default, so you can edit them without impacting users.
  
Sort: you can change the display order into the file picker.
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Delete: you can delete a repository plugin here. It will delete all settings and common and private instances forever. You will still be able to re-add the plugin, but the previously set instances will be lost.
  
Settings: set the plugin options, create/edit instances.
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Hide/Show: if you hide a plugin, this plugin will not appear into file picker and no private instances can be added.
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Sort: you can change the display order into the file picker. Instances are always grouped by plugin.
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Settings: set the plugin options, create/edit common instances.
  
 
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Revision as of 07:19, 1 May 2009

Template:Moodle 2.0Location: Administration > Modules > Repositories > Manage repositories

Two vocabulary words need to be explained:
Repository plugin: it is also called a repository type. It can be named Box.net, Flickr, Mahara, Youtube... Adding a plugin allow users to create instances of this plugin. Only instances are displayed into the file picker. Type only exist in order to let a Moodle administrator to desactivate/delete all instances of a type in one click.
Repository instance:

  • Fisrt case: when you add the plugin, an instance is automatically created and can not be edited. The Moodle administrator cannot change the instance name. The instance name displayed into the file picker will be exactly the same as the plugin name. For example Youtube, Box.net...
  • Second case: the plugin allow the Moodle administrator to add multiple instances. An instance has a name for example Flickr Public access to Martin account, Martin's Mahara...
    In this second it is important to distinct two different kind of instances.
    • common instances: The instances set by Moodle administrator in these same administration pages will be available into any file picker.
    • private instance: A teacher can set some instances available only for a course, and an user can set some instances only available for himself. In order to set instances for a course the teacher will go to the course page, and in order to set instances for a personal use, a user will go on his profil page. An administrator cannot add/edit private instances from the administration pages.


Add a repository plugin: you can add a repository plugin to your Moodle site. They are set hidden by default, so you can edit them without impacting users.

Delete: you can delete a repository plugin here. It will delete all settings and common and private instances forever. You will still be able to re-add the plugin, but the previously set instances will be lost.

Hide/Show: if you hide a plugin, this plugin will not appear into file picker and no private instances can be added.

Sort: you can change the display order into the file picker. Instances are always grouped by plugin.

Settings: set the plugin options, create/edit common instances.