Add course content

Add a file

To add a file in a course section

  1. Click “Turn editing on” if you have not already done so.
  2. Click “Add an activity or resource” and select File.
  3. Enter the Name of the file. It will be displayed on the course home page.
  4. Enter and format the Description of the file in the WYSIWYG editor.
  5. Under “Select files“, click the “Add” button.
  6. file picker will be popped up.
  7. There are several ways to add a file:
    1. To upload a file from the local computer,
      1. Select “Upload a file” if it is not already selected.
      2. Click the “Browse” button and select a file.
    2. To reuse a file in any of your courses,
      1. Select “Server files” on the left pane.
      2. Course files are organized in folders based on the course title and activity name. For example, “System/Miscellaneous/Introduction to Moodle for Instructors/Lecture 1 (File)/lecture_1.doc” will be the location for the document file uploaded to the course “Introduction to Moodle for Instructors. Simply navigate the folders and click on the desired file. 
        Note (1): only files from your courses are available.

        Note (2): updating the original file do not automatically reflect in the new file.

    3. To reuse a recently uploaded file,
      1. Select “Recent files” on the left pane.
      2. The files you have recently uploaded will be listed as icons or lists. Click a file to select it.
        Note: that updates of the original file do not automatically reflect in the new file.
  8. Edit “Save as” to rename the file on Moodle.
  9. Edit “Author” to specify the author.
  10. Click “Select this file” upon choosing the file.
  11. Click “Save and return to course“.

To edit a file in a section

    1. Click “Turn editing on“.
    2. Select “Edit” button Edit next to the file. The setting page will be displayed.
    3. Follow the above section to edit a file.


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