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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-27926

Random Short Answer Question in Moodle 2.1 generates an error page

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    • Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Minor
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • 2.1
    • None
    • Quiz
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    • MOODLE_21_STABLE
    • qa.moodle.net
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      Create a random short answer question in Moodle 2.1 and try to save it and preview it.

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      Create a random short answer question in Moodle 2.1 and try to save it and preview it.

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      When creating a random short answer question in Moodle 2.1, I seem to always get the following error page:

      Invalid get_string() identifier: 'randomsamatchnumber' or component 'quiz'
      line 5910 of /lib/moodlelib.php: call to debugging()
      line 6500 of /lib/moodlelib.php: call to core_string_manager->get_string()
      line 44 of /question/type/randomsamatch/edit_randomsamatch_form.php: call to get_string()
      line 165 of /question/type/edit_question_form.php: call to qtype_randomsamatch_edit_form->definition_inner()
      line 152 of /lib/formslib.php: call to question_edit_form->definition()
      line 80 of /question/type/edit_question_form.php: call to moodleform->moodleform()
      line 231 of /question/type/questiontypebase.php: call to question_edit_form->__construct()
      line 197 of /question/question.php: call to question_type->create_editing_form()
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      It does create a question, but when I try to preview it I get the following error:

      Coding error detected, it must be fixed by a programmer: Unknown question type (no definition) randomsamatch

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      Stack trace:
      line 234 of /question/engine/bank.php: coding_exception thrown
      line 671 of /question/type/questiontypebase.php: call to question_bank::load_question_definition_classes()
      line 658 of /question/type/questiontypebase.php: call to question_type->make_question_instance()
      line 275 of /question/engine/bank.php: call to question_type->make_question()
      line 265 of /question/engine/bank.php: call to question_bank::make_question()
      line 39 of /question/preview.php: call to question_bank::load_question()

      (this was a reason I failed QA test MDLQA-1032)

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              timhunt Tim Hunt
              rsturley Steve Turley
              Tim Hunt, Ilya Tregubov, Kevin Percy, Mathew May, Mihail Geshoski, Shamim Rezaie
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