Table and Equation editors available in Atto editor #Moodle3.0

If you have faced problems while editing tables or adding equations to your Moodle course using Atto editor, then you can enjoy now as Table editors and Equation Editors for Atto are in Moodle core from Moodle 3.0 onwards.

Now, you don’t need to rely on other plugins/software’s to insert tables and equations in your Moodle course. All you need to use them is to just enable them and you are ready to go.

Equation Editor:

If either the MathJax or the TeX notation filters are enabled (in Administration > Site administration > Plugins > Filters > Manage filters) then an equation editor button is provided in the toolbar for launching the equation editor as show in pic below.

Equation Editor

Moreover, it also includes the Square root, fractions and vector buttons.

Table Editor:

If the administrator has enabled the extra settings for the Atto table editor in Site Administration > Plugins > Text Editors > Atto HTML Editor > Table Settings, then border styling, sizing and colors options are available when creating a table.

Table Editor
Table Editor

What are the other features/improvements you are looking for in the Atto text editor. Do 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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