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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HTML mode allows for extra features like text formatting and layout, but is a little more complex to use. See the Translator Documentation for more details.
HTML content created in an external editor will have its head information displayed here when Pasting from a file see below after which you can upload the additional files like stylesheets or scripts, and adjust the links to point to hzndbook files in the course File Manager. This can include things like links to stylesheets, or the actual stylesheet markup, or you may insert links to scripts, or the scripts themselves.
If you have Extra Modules installed, be sure the modules are either compatible, or are available for the new version.
The File Manager is a tool that allows you to upload files from your local system to be used in your course. Additional metadata can also be entered here.
Before upgrading, rename your old ATutor directory.
Once extracted, an ATutor directory will be created alongside your old ATutor directory. If they are not available, you might volunteer to help finish any remaining language that needs to be translated for these languages.
Keep in mind that uploading in this manner will replace any existing content in the Body window. This section has not yet been translated to your requested language. Also, colour codes can be typed in manually by using the following tags: Note that when importing eXe content, the stylesheet supplied with its content is replaced to avoid conflicts between eXe styles and ATutor atutkr.
Arrange Content Next Chapter: Plain text mode is useful for quickly writing up text content. Be sure that Language Packs you have installed on your old version of ATutor are available for the new version, or be prepared to translate the missing language.
Use the appropriate colour icon to insert colour tags into the content. Like code and termscolour may be added to text content in the same way. If the parameters are not defined, the player size will default to x Using the Add Term link will add [?
Note that any extra spaces between characters will be removed i. Links can be generated by inserting the [pid] and the [nid] codes in your ATutor content. While editing or creating content, it is wise to frequently Save your content.
HTML that normally appears in the head area of a Web page can be entered here. Once this is done, the terms and their definitions will appear in the glossary and in the content. Open a web browser and enter the address to your new installation, http: The media tag can take two parameters to define the width and height of the play when it displays [media ]http: Content can be created in either ‘plain text’ or ‘HTML’ mode. Supported formats currently include: Download the latest version of ATutor and extract the new version into the same directory that the old one was in.
If you are unfamiliar with HTML, you can use the visual editor by clicking the Switch to visual editor button.
Once you have specified the terms you would like to define, you can go to the Glossary Terms tab to write the definitions. 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.
Valid colour options are blue, red, green, orange, purple, and gray. 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. When you are finished, use Close to close the content editor.