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There are lots of ways you can quickly edit resources and activities to your preferences, including changing settings, renaming, and moving the activity or resource within your course. 

Edit menu

A shortcut menu with common actions will appear beside each activity and resource on the course page when the course has Turn editing on.

Editing options

The options are:

  • Edit settings: Access the settings for the activity or resource
  • Move right: Indent the activity or resource on the course page
  • Move left: This is available after using Move right to reverse the indentation
  • Hide: Make the activity or resource invisible to users without show hidden activity capabilities (Learners by default)
  • Duplicate: Copy the activity or resource and its associated settings
  • Assign roles: Assign people to roles for the selected activity or resource
  • Delete: This will permanently delete the activity or resource, you will be asked to confirm the deletion

Moving items

You can use the cross-hairs (Move icon) to drag and drop an item to a different topic on the page.

  1. Hover your mouse over the cross-hairs (Move icon) for the item you wish to move. 
  2. Left click and hold on your mouse.
  3. Drag the item to where you want it to go.
  4. Release the left mouse key to place the item. 

You will see a washed out version of the item where it would be placed if you released the mouse key to place it. 

Drag and drop to move an item

Quick edit name

If you want to quickly rename an item you can do this by following these steps:

  1. Click the edit icon (Name edit icon) immediately next to the items name. 
  2. Type the new name.
  3. Press the enter/return key on your keyboard. 

Quick editing an item name

Group settings

If the course has groups enabled on it then you can quickly edit the group mode for any applicable activities by clicking the icon alongside the Edit menu. Cycle through the options until you get the one you want.

  • No groups (No groups icon)
  • Visible groups (Visible groups icon)
  • Seperate groups (Seperate groups icon)

Completion settings

You cannot edit the completion settings without going into the activity settings but you can quickly see what the settings are if they are set. If activity completion is set to none then there will be no icon. Additionally you can see more on the activity completion help page.

  • Manual activity completion: Manual activity completion icon
  • System activity completion (after meeting criteria): System activity completion icon
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