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How to correct/update a file already in Moodle:


Scenarios:

I  placed my 2011 Syllabus in Moodle for last Semester but now I want to update it with my 2012 Syllabus.

I updated my original Document (already uploaded to Moodle) and now I want to replace it with the correct one.

I renamed my Document and now Moodle can't find it. What do I do?


I placed my 2011 Syllabus in Moodle for last Semester but now I want to update it with my 2012 Syllabus:

  • Step 1: Turn editing on. 
  • Step 2: Choose the "Update" icon next to your Syllabus or document you want updated.
  • Step 3: Rename your original Resource to the new file your replacing it with.updating

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  • Step 4: Scroll down to "Link to a file or web site." You should see your OLD file already linked.
  • Step 5: Click on "Choose or upload a file."  Upload or choose the new file you want to replace the old one with.
  • Step 6: Save and return to course or Save and display.
  • Step 7: Your new file has been uploaded and replaced the old file.

I updated my original Document (already uploaded to Moodle) and now I want to replace it with the correct one:

  • Step 1: Turn editing on.
  • Step 2: Delete the original file from your topic/weekly outline.
  • Step 3: Click on "Files" under the administration block.
  • Step 4: Click the check box next to the original file you want replaced and choose "Delete Completely."
  • Step 5: Return back to your course home page.
  • Step 6: Add a resource>Link to a file or web site.
  • Step 7: Add a name to your new resource.
  • Step 8: Scroll down to Link to a file or web site.
  • Step 9: Choose or upload a file.
  • Step 10: Choose or upload your updated document.
  • Step 11: Save and return to course or Save and display.
  • Step 12: Your old file has now been replaced with your new, correct file.

I renamed my Document and now Moodle can't find it. What do I do?

  • Step 1: Turn editing on.
  • Step 2: Choose the "Update" icon next to your Syllabus or document you want updated.
  • Step 3: Scroll down to Link to a file or website.
  • Step 4: Choose or upload a fie.
  • Step 5: Choose your renamed file.
  • Step 6: Save and return to course or Save and display.
  • Step 7: Moodle can now find your renamed document.

Need more help? Contact the Campus Technology Services Help Desk at 406.496.4244 or by email at CTShelpdesk@mtech.edu.

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