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{{Moodle 1.6}}From Moodle 1.6 onwards, questions may be exported from the [[Quiz module]] and the [[Question bank]] in any one of 4 formats:  
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Questions may be exported from the [[Quiz module]] and the [[Question bank]] in any one of 3 formats:  
  
 
* [[GIFT format]]
 
* [[GIFT format]]
 
* [[Moodle XML format]]
 
* [[Moodle XML format]]
* IMS QTI 2.0
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* [[XHTML format]]
* [[XHTML format]]  
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Questions may be exported into Word format using a contributed plugin, [[Word table format]]. These can then be easily used to support offline review and editing of all components of a set of questions, or to create paper tests. Questions may also be exported into an alternative HTML tabular format using another contributed plugin, [[HTML table format]]. This format displays all components of a question, for easier offline review.
  
 
==Process==
 
==Process==
*Select the export tab.   
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*Click  ''Administration>Quiz Administration>Question bank>Export.''  
[[Image:Question bank export.png|thumb|center|Export tab in Question bank]]
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*Select the file type for the exported file.
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[[File:exportquestions.png]]
*Use the pulldown menu to select the question category
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*Check if you want the category name to exported and/or the context (Course is a context).  
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*Select the output type required for the exported file.
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*Use the pulldown menu to select the question category you want to export
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*Check if you want the category name to exported and/or the context to be included. This only applies to some formats and is used to restore this information on import.
 
*Click on the export questions to file button
 
*Click on the export questions to file button
*An HTML popup window will show you the questions which have been exported.
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*You are invited to download the file to your computer.
[[Image:Question bank Exported questions.png|thumb|center|Exported questions screen]]
 
  
*The file has been saved in your course files (course admin block), backup>quiz.
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==Example uses of exported files==
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*GIFT and Moodle XML formats can be imported into the [[Lesson module]] And [[Question bank]] via [[Import questions|an import question process]].
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*Exported question files on one server, can be imported into another Moodle site/server
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*GIFT and Moodle XML formats can be tweaked to create word processing or spreadsheet documents suitable for paper tests or vetting.
  
:''Note:'' GIFT and Moodle XML formats can be imported into the [[Lesson module]] via [[Import questions]].
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==See also==
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*[https://github.com/chaksridhar/MoodleXlator Moodle XML Translator ] Python based Proprietary text to Moodle XML  xlator
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*[http://www.moodle2word.net Website for converting Moodle Questions into tables in a Microsoft Word file, and vice versa].
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*[http://www.learningseekers.com/products MoXMLE a Java based application] Converts a simple TXT file into Moodle XML format.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 12:35, 11 October 2016

Questions may be exported from the Quiz module and the Question bank in any one of 3 formats:

Questions may be exported into Word format using a contributed plugin, Word table format. These can then be easily used to support offline review and editing of all components of a set of questions, or to create paper tests. Questions may also be exported into an alternative HTML tabular format using another contributed plugin, HTML table format. This format displays all components of a question, for easier offline review.

Process

  • Click Administration>Quiz Administration>Question bank>Export.

exportquestions.png


  • Select the output type required for the exported file.
  • Use the pulldown menu to select the question category you want to export
  • Check if you want the category name to exported and/or the context to be included. This only applies to some formats and is used to restore this information on import.
  • Click on the export questions to file button
  • You are invited to download the file to your computer.

Example uses of exported files

  • GIFT and Moodle XML formats can be imported into the Lesson module And Question bank via an import question process.
  • Exported question files on one server, can be imported into another Moodle site/server
  • GIFT and Moodle XML formats can be tweaked to create word processing or spreadsheet documents suitable for paper tests or vetting.

See also