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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-45432

Exported online text submissions should contain a character encoding declaration

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    • Testing Instructions:
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      Prerequisites:

      • An assignment with at least two online text submissions containing some Unicode characters.

      Test:

      • Log in as a teacher and go to the assignment grading page.
      • Select 'Download all submissions' from the 'Grading action' menu.
      • Open the downloaded zip file and then open the submission files in a browser that defaults to Western encoding (e.g. Firefox).
      • Check that the Unicode characters are displayed correctly.
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      Prerequisites: An assignment with at least two online text submissions containing some Unicode characters. Test: Log in as a teacher and go to the assignment grading page. Select 'Download all submissions' from the 'Grading action' menu. Open the downloaded zip file and then open the submission files in a browser that defaults to Western encoding (e.g. Firefox). Check that the Unicode characters are displayed correctly.
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_25_STABLE, MOODLE_26_STABLE, MOODLE_27_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_25_STABLE, MOODLE_26_STABLE, MOODLE_27_STABLE
    • Pull Master Branch:
      MDL-45432-master

      Description

      Online text assignment submissions exported using the 'Download all submissions' option currently contain no head section. This has been causing issues for some of our teachers whose browsers have been unable to detect the character encoding of the document and hence display a substitute character in place of Unicode characters.

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                  Fix Release Date:
                  14/Jul/14