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The dock is an area where blocks can be moved to and from this area with the block to dock [[Image:Block_to_dock.png]] and dock to block [[Image:Dock_to_block.png]] icons.  
 
The dock is an area where blocks can be moved to and from this area with the block to dock [[Image:Block_to_dock.png]] and dock to block [[Image:Dock_to_block.png]] icons.  
[[Image:Dock area.png|thumb|475px|center|The dock area with 5 docked blocks]]
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[[Image:Dock area.png|thumb|475px|center|The dock area with 5 docked blocks and a block with the dock tool]]
 
The "docked" blocks appear as horizontal tabs along the left margin attached to the page.
 
The "docked" blocks appear as horizontal tabs along the left margin attached to the page.
  
[[Image:Dock area expanded block menu.png|thumb|200px|left|Expanded navigation block, showing dock tool]
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[[Image:Dock area expanded block menu.png|thumb||center|Expanded navigation block, showing dock tool]]
The docked block can expand into a menu with a click on the name link.
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The docked block can expand into a menu with a click on the tab in the dock area. Clicking on the dock icon when a block is in the docked position, will move the block back to its original position.
Clicking on the dock icon when a block is in the docked position, will move all blocks back to their original position.
 
  
 
===Using the Dock===
 
===Using the Dock===

Revision as of 15:08, 18 September 2011


The dock is an area where blocks can be moved to and from this area with the block to dock Block to dock.png and dock to block Dock to block.png icons.

The dock area with 5 docked blocks and a block with the dock tool

The "docked" blocks appear as horizontal tabs along the left margin attached to the page.

Expanded navigation block, showing dock tool

The docked block can expand into a menu with a click on the tab in the dock area. Clicking on the dock icon when a block is in the docked position, will move the block back to its original position.

Using the Dock

Moodle 2 introduced a dock for managing blocks. The dock is on the left and can be accessible to anyone any time on any block including navigation to an HTML block. It allows users an option of changing the look of a page on their screen.

docking01.png
docking02.png
docking03.png
To place a block on the dock, click the docking option The block automatically moves to the dock To access the block, use the mouse-over.