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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-5875

Please show word count to teachers and students on forum posts

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.7, 1.8, 1.9, 2.0, 2.1.3, 2.4
    • Fix Version/s: 2.5
    • Component/s: Forum
    • Environment:
      All
    • Testing Instructions:
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      Test 1

      1. Upgrade Moodle and make sure that the table forum now counts a field name displaywordcount

      Test 2

      1. Install a new Moodle and make sure that the table forum counts a field name displaywordcount

      Test 3

      1. Create a new blog-type forum and set 'Display word count' to yes
      2. Create a new topic and make sure it is very very long (more than 600 chars or whatever value is your setting forum_longpost)
      3. Go to the main page of the forum and make sure the word count is displayed next to the link to read the whole post
      4. Go to the post and make sure the word count is displayed at the end of the post
      5. Check the styles in a few themes

      Test 4

      1. Back the course
      2. Restore it as a new course
      3. Make sure the restored course has 'Display word count' set to yes
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      Test 1 Upgrade Moodle and make sure that the table forum now counts a field name displaywordcount Test 2 Install a new Moodle and make sure that the table forum counts a field name displaywordcount Test 3 Create a new blog-type forum and set 'Display word count' to yes Create a new topic and make sure it is very very long (more than 600 chars or whatever value is your setting forum_longpost) Go to the main page of the forum and make sure the word count is displayed next to the link to read the whole post Go to the post and make sure the word count is displayed at the end of the post Check the styles in a few themes Test 4 Back the course Restore it as a new course Make sure the restored course has 'Display word count' set to yes
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_17_STABLE, MOODLE_18_STABLE, MOODLE_19_STABLE, MOODLE_20_STABLE, MOODLE_21_STABLE, MOODLE_24_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_25_STABLE
    • Pull from Repository:
    • Pull Master Branch:
      MDL-5875-master

      Description

      I searched for word count

      http://moodle.org/bugs/query.php?title=&title_type=like&description=word+count&description_type=like&emailsearch1=email&email1=&emailtype1=like&emailfield1%5B%5D=owner&projects=&versions=&components=&op=doquery&order=severity.sort_order&sort=asc&savedqueryname=

      Please show word count on forum posts. It's very useful in gettng reluctant writers to meet minimum writing/thinking goals.

      It's an easy javascript and would be of huge benefit to high school Moodlers, imho.

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                    Fix Release Date:
                    14/May/13