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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-53761

External tool ignores "External tool type" if you have a url set

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 2.9.5, 3.0.3, 3.1.3, 3.2
    • Fix Version/s: None
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    • Testing Instructions:
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      1. Create an external tool
      2. Set the url to something e.g. 'Example.com'
      3. Save changes
      4. You should see that site
      5. Edit
      6. Add an external tool type using the + button. Make sure to use a website that works within an iframe so you can test properly.
      7. The tool type should be selected, so press save
      8. You should see the new site
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      Create an external tool Set the url to something e.g. 'Example.com' Save changes You should see that site Edit Add an external tool type using the + button. Make sure to use a website that works within an iframe so you can test properly. The tool type should be selected, so press save You should see the new site
    • Workaround:
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      Select "Automatic", clear the url then press save. Then edit again. Now you can set an external tool type

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      Select "Automatic", clear the url then press save. Then edit again. Now you can set an external tool type
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_29_STABLE, MOODLE_30_STABLE, MOODLE_31_STABLE, MOODLE_32_STABLE

      Description

      In order to use a type after first entering a url, you have to clear the url, save, then set an external tool type. The user experience is not good, but there is a workaround

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              • Assignee:
                Unassigned
                Reporter:
                johno John Okely
                Participants:
                Component watchers:
                Adrian Greeve, Jake Dallimore, Mathew May, Mihail Geshoski, Peter Dias
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