File download portfolio

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Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 2.4. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version of Moodle may be available here: File download portfolio.


The File download portfolio allows for easy download of content in Moodle activities.

Enabling file download (admin settings)

  • Go to Settings > Site administration > Plugins > Portfolios > Manage Portfolios
  • Select from the drop down next to File download "Enabled and visible";

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  • Click the "Settings" and if desired, give File download a customised name (not essential)

Sending/"pushing" files to File download

  • You can export content such as attached files in forum posts to File download.
  • Click the green icon next to the file - in this instance, a pdf document:

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  • On the next screen, choose the portfolio to export to. (If File download is the only one, you will only have that option!)

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  • Click "Next" and then choose the file format you wish to export as. (Which formats you are offered depends on the type of file you wish to download)


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  • On the next screen, click "Continue" to confirm your export and download your file:

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