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===Require activity description===
 
===Require activity description===
 
This setting allows you to turn off the requirement for users to type something into the description box.
 
This setting allows you to turn off the requirement for users to type something into the description box.
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Revision as of 09:23, 19 April 2012


Adding a folder to your course

  • With the editing turned on, select "Add a resource" in the section you want your folder:

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  • Select the Folder option.
  • In the next screen, give your folder a name. (This will appear as the name on the course page.)
  • Add a description if desired. (Note: By default, descriptions are required but they can be turned off by admin - see below.)
  • Now decide if you are uploading a pre-made folder from your computer or creating an empty folder to fill later.

Creating and uploading to a new folder

  • Click "Create folder" and in the box that appears, give the folder a name.
  • Click "OK"

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  • Click on the name of the new folder to get inside it.
  • Click the "Add" button to upload files into this folder.

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  • For more information on file uploading, see here
  • For each new file you wish to add to the folder, click the "Add button"
  • Leave Common Module settings at "show" if you wish the folder to be visible.
  • Click "Save and return to course".

Uploading a folder you have on your computer

  • Note: Folders you wish to upload to Moodle have to be "zipped" or "compressed" first. The way you do this depends on your computer and operating system.
  • Click the "Add" button and upload your zipped folder:

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  • For more information on uploading files and folders see here
  • Click the icon to the right of the zipped folder.
  • Select the "unzip" option.

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  • The folder will appear in its normal state.
  • To delete the original zipped folder, click the icon to its right and select the "delete" option.

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  • Leave Common module settings at "show" if you wish the folder to be visible.
  • Click "Save and return to course".

Folder capabilities

Site administration settings

The folder module has additional settings which may be changed by an administrator in Settings > Site administration > Plugins > Activity modules > Folder.

Require activity description

This setting allows you to turn off the requirement for users to type something into the description box.