New Plugin – Import Microsoft Word files into Moodle Book as new chapter #MoodlePlugins

Now you can import Microsoft Word files into Moodle Book resource as a new chapter by using the Microsoft Word file import plugin developed by Eoin Campbell.

The Word file is split into chapters and subchapters based on the built-in heading style of the Word document like Heading 1 and Heading 2 etc. along with the embedded images.

The initial version of the plugin was having some issues with images and .docx files created through Libre Office but it has been fixed promptly by Eoin.

Microsoft word file import plugin

In order to use this book tool you need to create a book and then under the Book Administration menu you will find the option to “Import chapters from Microsoft Word file“.

You can download the Microsoft Word file import from the Moodle Plugins database and test it on your Moodle site.

I believe that this can be a very useful tool to import MS Word files to your Moodle Book resource. What are your views about the same? How you are importing MS documents in your Moodle course? Let us know in the comments below.

Jaswinder Singh

Jaswinder Singh, passionate about using Moodle in improving the Indian Education System and reaching the students in far flung areas where still education seems to be a impossible prospect of life. He is the author of the popular Moodle Book "How to use Moodle 2.7". In October 2016, Jaswinder was elected as the Moodle User's Association Committee member - the first to make it from India.

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