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The '''Collapsed Weeks''' course format is a contributed code module.  It is similar to the standard [[Course_sections#Weekly_format|Weekly format]] for a course.  The current week is always toggled on.
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The '''Collapsed Weeks''' course format is a contributed code module for Moodle 1.9, 2.0, 2.1 and 2.2.  It's functionality has now been placed in [[Collapsed_Topics_course_format|Collapsed Topics]].
 
 
[[Image:Collapsed_weeks_image1.png|center|Collapsed Topics format example]]
 
 
 
 
 
The code was based on the [[Collapsed_Topics_course_format|Collapsed Topics]] contributed code module.
 
 
 
== Download ==
 
 
 
You can download the format from the [http://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=format_weekcoll Modules and Plugins Database] or by going to [https://github.com/gjb2048/moodle-format_weekcoll GitHub] and cloning the repository alternatively by selecting one of the [https://github.com/gjb2048/moodle-format_weekcoll/tags downloads] for your version of Moodle if the database is unavailable. Full installation instructions are in the included 'Readme.txt' file.
 
 
 
== Usage ==
 
===Selecting===
 
 
 
To select the format, simply choose it from the list of course formats in the [[Course_settings|course settings]].  To show / hide a topic just click on its toggle.
 
 
 
===Toggle State===
 
 
 
When refreshing the page, the state of the 'toggles' is remembered.  This is on a per browser session per course basis for as long as the browser remains open.  If you would like it to persist longer, please follow the instructions in the included 'Readme.txt' file.
 
 
 
== Changing the look ==
 
 
 
'''The Arrow'''
 
If you want to change the look and style of the arrow, simply change 'arrow_down.png' and 'arrow_up.png'.
 
 
 
== FAQ ==
 
 
 
Q. How do I report an issue with Collapsed Weeks?
 
:A. Raise an issue on [http://tracker.moodle.org/browse/CONTRIB/component/10530 Moodle Tracker] or post a discussion on the [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/view.php?id=47 Moodle Course Formats Forum]
 
 
 
Q. Is Collapsed Weeks [https://docs.moodle.org/en/Moodle_2.0_release_notes Moodle 2.0], [https://docs.moodle.org/en/Moodle_2.1_release_notes Moodle 2.1] & [https://docs.moodle.org/en/Moodle_2.2_release_notes Moodle 2.2] compatible?
 
:A. Yes.  It incorporates a change where the section name of the week summary is used instead of the summary itself to form the words on the toggle.
 
 
 
== Credits ==
 
Collapsed Weeks has been developed by and is maintained by [http://moodle.org/user/view.php?id=442195 Gareth Barnard] with invaluable input from:
 
 
 
*[https://docs.moodle.org/en/User:Anthony_Borrow Anthony Borrow]
 
*Frank Ralf, Matt Gibson, Howard Miller and Tim Hunt who commented on the [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=124264 Developer Forum]
 
*Craig Grannell - [http://www.snubcommunications.com/ Snub Communications] who wrote the article 'Collapsed Tables' in [http://www.netmag.co.uk/zine/latest-issue/issue-186 .Net Magazine Issue 186]
 
 
 
==See also==
 
*[http://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=format_weekcoll Collapsed weeks] is the Modules and plugins database page for downloads and more information.  There are versions for Moodle 1.9, 2.0, 2.1 and 2.2.  The Moodle 1.8 version for reference and legacy use is available from [https://github.com/gjb2048/moodle-format_weekcoll GitHub] and in the [https://github.com/gjb2048/moodle-format_weekcoll/downloads downloads].
 
*Discussions: please create or find a discussion topic in the [http://moodle.org/mod/forum/view.php?id=47 Moodle Course Formats Forum]
 
*[http://tracker.moodle.org/browse/CONTRIB/component/10530 Moodle Tracker] to report an issue.
 
*[[Collapsed Topics course format]] is a similar contributed code module.
 
 
 
[[Category:Contributed code]]
 
[[Category:Course format]]
 

Revision as of 12:47, 21 May 2013

The Collapsed Weeks course format is a contributed code module for Moodle 1.9, 2.0, 2.1 and 2.2. It's functionality has now been placed in Collapsed Topics.