Editing text

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  • The usual way to edit or create text that is part of the visual content of a course is by using a Text editor The default text editor in Moodle is known as the Atto editor. The popular TinyMCE editor is also available, along with a plain text editor. See Formatting text for other options.
  • The administrator decides which editors to enable or disable, from the Text editors area of Site administration.
  • Individual Moodle users can, if allowed by the admin, choose their own text editor from the Preferences link in the user menu top right.
Overview of the Atto editor


Text editing on a Moodle site

To edit the terms in the Moodle interface, rather than the course content, administrators can make changes by customising the language on a site wide basis.

See also