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*It is possible to bring in or "restore" into a new Moodle activities that have been copied or [[Activity backup|''backed up'']] in a different Moodle. (Note that if you wish to re-use activities within the same Moodle it might be simpler to use the import function. See [[Import course data]] for information on how to do this.)
 
*It is possible to bring in or "restore" into a new Moodle activities that have been copied or [[Activity backup|''backed up'']] in a different Moodle. (Note that if you wish to re-use activities within the same Moodle it might be simpler to use the import function. See [[Import course data]] for information on how to do this.)
 
*To restore  an activity you have backed up from another Moodle, ensure you have your backup file available (eg, on your computer or a USB pen) and ensure you are logged in with editing rights, as a teacher for example, and click the ''Restore'' link in the Course administration block:
 
*To restore  an activity you have backed up from another Moodle, ensure you have your backup file available (eg, on your computer or a USB pen) and ensure you are logged in with editing rights, as a teacher for example, and click the ''Restore'' link in the Course administration block:
*On the next screen, either drag and drop your backed up activity into the box with the arrow (''1 below'') or else click ''Choose a file'' to add it via the [[File picker]] (''2 below''); upload your backed up activity and click ''Restore''.
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*On the next screen, either drag and drop your backed up activity into the box with the arrow (1 below) or else click ''Choose a file'' to add it via the [[File picker]] (2 below); upload your backed up activity and click ''Restore'" (3 below).
  
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*On the next screen, click ''Continue'' and then select the course into which you wish to restore your activity. Click ''Continue'' and then click'' Next.'' You will see your chosen activity:
 
*On the next screen, click ''Continue'' and then select the course into which you wish to restore your activity. Click ''Continue'' and then click'' Next.'' You will see your chosen activity:
 
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*Click ''Next'' and on the next screen, click ''Perform restore''.  Your activity will be added to your chosen course.
 
*Click ''Next'' and on the next screen, click ''Perform restore''.  Your activity will be added to your chosen course.

Latest revision as of 12:41, 10 August 2018

Restoring individual activities

  • It is possible to bring in or "restore" into a new Moodle activities that have been copied or backed up in a different Moodle. (Note that if you wish to re-use activities within the same Moodle it might be simpler to use the import function. See Import course data for information on how to do this.)
  • To restore an activity you have backed up from another Moodle, ensure you have your backup file available (eg, on your computer or a USB pen) and ensure you are logged in with editing rights, as a teacher for example, and click the Restore link in the Course administration block:
  • On the next screen, either drag and drop your backed up activity into the box with the arrow (1 below) or else click Choose a file to add it via the File picker (2 below); upload your backed up activity and click Restore'" (3 below).
newrestore.png
  • On the next screen, click Continue and then select the course into which you wish to restore your activity. Click Continue and then click Next. You will see your chosen activity:
  • Click Next and on the next screen, click Perform restore. Your activity will be added to your chosen course.

Restoring a whole course

  • It is possible to restore a whole course rather than just individual activities. See Course restore for information on how to do this.

See also