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Modified the README.TXT to reflect the fact that this version fo the …

…HotPot module, v2.2.x, is only compatible with Moodle 1.7
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-===============================================
-This is v2.2.0 of the HotPot module for Moodle
-===============================================
+==================================================
+This is v2.2.0 of the HotPot module for Moodle 1.7
+==================================================
This module allows teachers to administer Hot Potatoes and TexToys quizzes via Moodle.
It has been tested on:
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TO INSTALL OR UPDATE THE HOTPOT MODULE
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-1. Install the core scripts of the hotpot module
-
- (a) download http://download.moodle.org/download.php/modules/hotpot.zip
- to the "mod" folder on your Moodle site
- (b) remove the current "mod/hotpot" folder, if there is one (Unix: rm -fR hotpot)
- (c) unzip the zip file so it creates a new "mod/hotpot" folder
-
-2. Install the messages and help files of the hotpot module
-
- On Moodle 1.5 and earlier:
- (a) download http://moodle.cvs.sourceforge.net/moodle/moodle/lang/en_utf8/hotpot.php
- to "lang/en/hotpot.php" on your Moodle site
- (b) download the files in http://moodle.cvs.sourceforge.net/moodle/moodle/lang/en_utf8/help/hotpot/
- into "lang/en/help/hotpot/" on your Moodle site
-
- On Moodle 1.6 and later:
- (a) locate the "lang" folder on your Moodle site.
- Note: the default location for the "lang" folder is in the "$CFG->dataroot" directory defined in the config.php file for your Moodle site
- (b) download http://moodle.cvs.sourceforge.net/moodle/moodle/lang/en_utf8/hotpot.php
- to "lang/en_utf8/hotpot.php" on your Moodle site
- (c) download the files in http://moodle.cvs.sourceforge.net/moodle/moodle/lang/en_utf8/help/hotpot/
- into "lang/en_utf8/help/hotpot/" on your Moodle site
-
-3. copy and set up the file icons
- [This step is not required for Moodle 1.5 and later, and is optional for Moodle 1.1 to 1.4]
-
- (a) copy the hotpot icons (jcb.gif, jcl.gif, jcw.gif, jmt.gif, jmx.gif, jqz.gif)
- from http://moodle.cvs.sourceforge.net/moodle/moodle/pix/f/
- to "pix/f" on your Moodle site
- (b) open the "files/mimetypes.php" file on your Moodle site with a text editor
- (c) insert the following lines just AFTER the line which reads "$mimeinfo = array (":
- // additional mimetypes for the "hotpot" module
- "jcb" => array ("type"=>"text/xml", "icon"=>"jcb.gif"),
- "jcl" => array ("type"=>"text/xml", "icon"=>"jcl.gif"),
- "jcw" => array ("type"=>"text/xml", "icon"=>"jcw.gif"),
- "jmt" => array ("type"=>"text/xml", "icon"=>"jmt.gif"),
- "jmx" => array ("type"=>"text/xml", "icon"=>"jmx.gif"),
- "jqz" => array ("type"=>"text/xml", "icon"=>"jqz.gif"),
- "rhb" => array ("type"=>"text/xml", "icon"=>"xml.gif"),
- "sqt" => array ("type"=>"text/xml", "icon"=>"xml.gif"),
- (d) save the changes and close the file
-
-4. enable import from Hot Potatoes XML files to Moodle's Quiz module
- [This step is not required for Moodle 1.5 and later, and is optional for Moodle 1.1 to 1.4]
-
- (a) if necessary, create a folder at "mod/quiz/format/hotpot" on your Moodle site
- (b) download http://moodle.cvs.sourceforge.net/moodle/moodle/question/format/hotpot/format.php
- to "mod/hotpot/quiz/format/hotpot/format.php" on your Moodle site
-
- (c) open the "lang/en/quiz.php" file on your Moodle site with a text editor
- (d) insert the following line just BEFORE the final line which reads "?>":
- $string['hotpot'] = 'Hot Potatoes XML format';
- (e) save the changes and close the file
-
- Steps (f), (g) and (h) are only required on Moodle 1.4.5
- (f) open the "mod/quiz/import.php" file on your Moodle site with a text editor
- (g) if necessary, add 'hotpot' to the "fileformats" array on lines 9-10:
- $fileformats = array('aiken','aon','blackboard','coursetestmanager',
- 'gift','learnwise','missingword','webct','xml','hotpot' );
- (h) save the changes and close the file
-
-5. Login to your Moodle site as an administrator
-
- a) If you are installing this module for the first time, you should see a report saying that the following (prefix)_hotpot tables have been successfuly created:
- hotpot
- hotpot_attempts
- hotpot_details
- hotpot_questions
- hotpot_responses
- hotpot_strings
-
- b) If you are updating the module, you will probably see messages indicating the progress of the update
-
- c) If you get error messages, please copy and save them to a file on your PC, and then ask for help on Moodle's HotPot support forum:
- go to http://moodle.org
- then click "Free Support",
- then click "HotPot"
+ You should only install this module as part of a complete Moodle 1.7 package.
+ Similarly, the recommended way to upgrade this module is to upgrade to a complete Moodle 1.7 package.
+
+ However, it is possible to download and unzip a complete Moodle 1.7 package and extract the "mod/hotpot" folder for use on your live Moodle 1.7 site.
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TO USE THE HOTPOT MODULE

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