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*Select the export tab.   
 
*Select the export tab.   
 
[[Image:Question bank export.png|thumb|center|Export tab in Question bank]]
 
[[Image:Question bank export.png|thumb|center|Export tab in Question bank]]
*Select the file type for the exported file.
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*Select the output type required for the exported file.
*Use the pulldown menu to select the question category
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*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 (Course is a context).  
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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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*The exported questions will be listed to the screen for confirmation.
 
[[Image:Question bank Exported questions.png|thumb|center|Exported questions screen]]
 
[[Image:Question bank Exported questions.png|thumb|center|Exported questions screen]]
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*You are invited to download the file to your computer.
  
 
*The file has been saved in your course files (course admin block), backup>quiz.
 
*The file has been saved in your course files (course admin block), backup>quiz.

Revision as of 11:23, 4 January 2011

Questions may be exported from the Quiz module and the Question bank in any one of 4 formats:

Process

  • Select the export tab.
Export tab in Question bank
  • 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
  • The exported questions will be listed to the screen for confirmation.
Exported questions screen
  • You are invited to download the file to your computer.
  • The file has been saved in your course files (course admin block), backup>quiz.

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.
  • In case you want to convert your Moodle XML file into text format upload XML to http://moodle.heroku.com. It automatically generates *.txt with your questions

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