This documentation is intended for those who manage ATutor systems. Also see the Instructor Documentation for more about creating and managing courses. Introduction. Welcome to the ATutor Instructor Documentation! Most of the course management tools are found in the Manage section and are available to. Welcome to the ATutor General User documentation. The information found here is applicable to both instructors and students. Also see the the Instructor.

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This can include things like links to stylesheets, or the actual stylesheet markup, or you may insert links to scripts, or the scripts themselves. The activity being added must first exist, having been created using atutlr tool’s manager screen. When you are finished, use Close to close the content editor.

If you have Extra Modules installed, atktor sure the modules are either compatible, or are available for the new version. In either plain text or HTML formatting mode, you can insert code which is useful for differentiating blocks of text like math equations, program code, or quotations from the rest of the text content.

Using the Add Term link will add [? HTML that normally appears in the head area of a Web page can be entered here. While editing or creating content, it is wise to frequently Save your content.

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If using plain text mode, just type the content in the Body window. Plain text mode is useful for quickly writing up text content. Selecting Web Link replaces the content editor window with a text field into which a URL to an external Web site can be entered.


In either plain text or HTML formatting mode, you can insert terms to tell the ATutor system which words you handbok to mark as glossary terms. Note that any extra spaces between characters will be removed i. Once this is done, the terms and their definitions will appear in handbopk glossary and in the content.

Download the latest version of ATutor and extract the new version into the same directory that the old one was in. This section has not yet been translated to your requested language. Supported formats currently include: If you have Custom Themes created, export those before upgrading, then import them back into the new version of ATutor after the upgrade is complete you may need to make a few adjustment after reimporting the custom themes if there have been changes in the ATutor.

Open a web browser and enter the address nandbook your new installation, http: Rather than typing handbokk content, it can be uploaded from a text or HTML file on your local file system. HTML mode allows for extra features like text formatting handboko layout, but is a little more complex to use. Note that when importing eXe content, the stylesheet supplied with its content is replaced to avoid conflicts between eXe styles and ATutor styles. Alternatively, you can manually type [?

Content can be created in either ‘plain text’ or ‘HTML’ mode. handgook


Like code and termscolour may be added to text content in the same way. When a student views a content page formatted as a Web Link, the content of the external site becomes the content of the ATutor page. The following eight steps describe the upgrade process as they are presented by the ATutor installer:.

If you have made custom changes the the language, you may wish to export the customized language using the language manager. For example previous Next. Additional metadata can also be entered gandbook. If you are unfamiliar with HTML, you can use the visual editor by clicking the Switch to visual editor button.

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It is highly recommended that you backup your old ATutor database before attempting an upgrade. See the Translator Documentation for more details. If the parameters are not defined, the player size will default to x Once uploaded, the content of that file will be displayed in the Body window.

Also, colour codes can be typed in manually by using the following tags: Note that Release Candidates RC and nightly build upgrades are not supported using this method and that depending on the size of the old courses, some steps of the atutpr may require considerable time to complete in particular steps hahdbook and 6.