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  2. MDL-32999 META: Files UI Stage 2 polishing in master
  3. MDL-33338

GIFT import file is not recognized when comments are used

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    • Testing Instructions:
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      1. Download the attached GIFT format file
      2. As a teacher, navigate to the Questions page of a course, choose Import link from Settings
      3. Select GIFT as the import format, upload GIFT text file that you downloaded in step 1
      4. Click Import

      You should be shown that the questions are being imported properly, instead you see a message that the format of the file is not recognized.

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      1. Download the attached GIFT format file 2. As a teacher, navigate to the Questions page of a course, choose Import link from Settings 3. Select GIFT as the import format, upload GIFT text file that you downloaded in step 1 4. Click Import You should be shown that the questions are being imported properly, instead you see a message that the format of the file is not recognized.
    • Workaround:
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      If you take out all of the comment lines (the ones that start with //) then the file will import fine.

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      If you take out all of the comment lines (the ones that start with //) then the file will import fine.
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_23_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_23_STABLE
    • Pull Master Branch:
      wip-MDL-33338-master

      Description

      A GIFT import file that uses comment lines will not be imported because the format is not recognized.

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                  25/Jun/12