Top 10 plugins to enhance the Atto editor capabilities #Moodleplugin

October 17th, 2016

Atto editor – the default text editor for Moodle introduced in Moodle 2.7 assists the users in entering content. Atto is the text editor which is developed specifically for Moodle by Moodle development team and provides many cutting edge features as compared to other text editors. Read More

Add Markdown syntax using Marklar – markdown friendly editor for Moodle #MoodlePlugins

March 11th, 2016

Marklar editor is a new markdown friendly text editor for Moodle which makes it very easy to write the markdown syntax in Moodle.

For those who are not aware about Markdown Syntax, here is definition from Wikipedia:

Markdown is a lightweight markup language with plain text formatting syntax designed so that it can be converted to HTML and many other formats using a tool by the same name. Markdown is often used to format readme files, for writing messages in online discussion forums, and to create rich text using a plain text editor.

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Moodle 3.0 Countdown begins -10 days to go; RC2 released!! #Moodle3.0

November 6th, 2015

Moodle 3.0 the upcoming version of Moodle will come in next 10 days and today the Release Candidate 2 version is released. Moodle 3.0 is packed with a lot of new features for all users including teachers, administrators and students. Read More

Import MS Word files directly by using Atto Word import plugin

October 20th, 2015

Another new plugin released in the Moodle plugins database is the Word Import plugin for Atto text editor which allows you to directly import all Microsoft Word files into your Moodle course including tables, embedded images and Microsoft Equation Editor equations, cleanly. Read More

Edit matrices and arrays using the Atto Matrix editor plugin

October 16th, 2015

Mathematics teachers often have to use the Matrices and arrays in their Moodle course for the students which is very difficult to achieve using the TeX notation. Here comes a new plugin in the Moodle plugins database “Matrix Editor” for Atto text editor which allows you to edit matrices and arrays in Moodle 2.7, or later, using the MathJax or TeX filter. Read More

Allows inline corrections in Atto editor using Corrections plugin #MoodleWorld

October 13th, 2015

Another plugin updated recently for Moodle 2.9 on Moodle plugins database is “Corrections” by Nicolas Dunand. The plugin is now available for Moodle 2.7 onwards.

Corrections plugin allows inline corrections to be set inside any text with the editor. The Moodle administrator can define as many correction types as wanted (e.g. orthographic error, pronoun error, capitalization, etc.). Buttons in the Atto editor then allow users to make inline marks in texts. Read More

More font colours plugin for Atto updated for Moodle 2.9 #MoodleWorld

October 12th, 2015

More font colours plugin for Atto text editor has been updated to a new version to support Moodle 2.9.

This plugin is intended as a replacement of the core atto_fontcolor plugin, allowing the Moodle administrator to freely define a set of colors that can be used by users. If allowed by the administrator, users can also use a color picker to chose any possible color. Read More

Computer science editor plugin for Atto updated to new version

September 22nd, 2015

Computer Science editor plugin for Atto text editor has been updated to a new version v2.9-2 which is compatible for Moodle 2.7 to 2.9

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Chemistry editor for Atto updated to a new version

September 22nd, 2015

Chemistry editor plugin for Atto text editor, which is maintained by Geoffrey Rowland has been updated to a new version  v2.9-1 which supports Moodle 2.7 to 2.9.

Chemistry Editor plugin for Atto allows you to edit chemistry equations in Moodle 2.7, or later, using the mhchem extension to the MathJax or TeX filter. Useful for full and ionic equations, isotopes, equilibrium reactions, thermochemistry and reaction kinetics. Includes a periodic table of element symbols. Read More

New design for Atto text editor by @lewiscarr

August 22nd, 2015

Lewis Carr has posted about his experiment with the Moodle’s default text editor Atto. He has changed the white color of Atto to a dark contrasting color with white text. Read More