Glossary Activity: Exporting/Importing Entries [Faculty]

Description

This guide will help teachers to export entries for use outside of Moodle and exporting entries so that they can be imported into a different Moodle course.

This Guide Will Help You to:

  • Export entries

  • Import entries

  • Seek further assistance

Export Entries

  1. Locate the glossary in your course that you wish to export. 

  2. Click on the glossary.

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  1. In the Settings gear menu, Click Export entries.

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  1. Select either Export entries to file or Export to portfolio.

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[Note: Export to portfolio is available for users with permissions to export to portfolios as a file download or Google Docs.]

  1. In the pop-up window, Select Save File.

  2. Click OK. 

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  1. Select a location on your computer or storage device to store the saved file.

  2. Click Save.

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For more information, see Exporting glossary entries

Import Entries

In order to import glossary entries, you must first have a glossary created. To create a glossary, see Glossary

To import glossary entries:

  1. Locate the glossary in your course to which you would like to import entries.

  2. Click on the glossary.

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  1. In the Settings gear menu, Click Import entries.

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  1. Click Choose a file to search for the glossary file you would like to import.

 

[Note: You can also drag and drop the file into the File to import area.]

  1. In the File picker window, Click Browse.

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  1. Locate the file to upload.

  2. Click Open.

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  1. In the File picker window, Click Upload this file.

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  1. From the Destination of imported entries drop down menu, Select the desired location for the imported entries. 

[Note: There is an option to create a new glossary out of the import.]

  1. If you would like to import categories, Check the box for Import categories.

  2. Click Submit.

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[Note: If you choose to import into a new glossary, the glossary will be located at the top of your course homepage.]

  1. The next page will show you what has been imported. Click Continue to be taken to the glossary.

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Seek Further Assistance

For additional assistance please contact, ITRC at (208) 282 5880 or itrc@isu.edu

For more information please visit, Moodle.org: 

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Article ID: 53244
Created
Thu 5/3/18 11:40 AM
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Thu 7/29/21 1:49 PM