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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-64438

Display course category in 'Recently accessed courses' block

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Peer review in progress
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 3.7
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Blocks
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      Test 1 (Test 'Display categories' setting for each course block).

      1. Login as Admin.
      2. Go to Site administration > Plugins > Blocks..
        • Go to 'Course overview' block settings
          • make sure 'Display categories' setting is present.
          • enable 'Display categories'.
        • Go to 'Recently accessed courses' block settings.
          • make sure 'Display categories' setting is present.
          • enable 'Display categories'.
        • Go to 'Starred courses' block settings.
          • make sure 'Display categories' setting is present.
          • enable 'Display categories'.
      1. Make sure the "Display extended course names" setting (Administration > Appearance > Courses) is disabled.
      2. Create several Course categories.
      3. Create several  Courses and assign different Course categories to them.
      4. Enrol a Student in each Course.
      5. Login as Student enrolled in the Courses.
      6. Go to Dashboard, add the following blocks if they doesn't exist:
        • 'Starred courses'
        • 'Course overview'
        • 'Recently accessed courses'
      7. Go to (access) some of the created Courses.
      8. Star (favorite) some of the courses.
      9. Go to Dashboard.
        • the accessed Courses should be displayed in the "Recently accessed courses" block.
        • make sure the correct course category name is displayed in every course block in "Recently accessed courses", "Course overview" and "Starred courses" block. 
      10. Log in as Admin.
      11. Go to Administration > Plugins > Blocks.
      12. Toggle (Disable/Enable) the 'Display categories' setting for each course block individually.
      13. Log in as Student.
      14. Go to Dashboard.
        • make sure the course category name is NOT displayed in the course block with the disabled "Display categories" setting. 

      Test 2 (Test the output format when "Display extended course names" setting is enabled).

      1. Log in as Admin.
      2. Enable  the "Display extended course names" setting (Administration > Appearance > Courses).
      3. Log in as Student.
      4. Repeat the steps 7-8.
        • make sure the correct course category name and the course short name are displayed next to each other divided by " | " in every course block in "Recently accessed courses", "Course overview" and "Starred courses" block.
      5. Go to Administration > Plugins > Blocks.
      6. Toggle (Disable/Enable) the 'Display categories' setting for each course block individually.
      7. Log in as Student.
      8. Go to Dashboard.
        • make sure only the course short name is displayed (without a divider) in the course blocks with disabled "Display categories" setting.
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      Test in Boost. Test 1 (Test 'Display categories' setting for each course block). Login as Admin. Go to Site administration > Plugins > Blocks.. Go to 'Course overview' block settings make sure 'Display categories' setting is present. enable 'Display categories'. Go to 'Recently accessed courses' block settings. make sure 'Display categories' setting is present. enable 'Display categories'. Go to 'Starred courses' block settings. make sure 'Display categories' setting is present. enable 'Display categories'. Make sure the "Display extended course names" setting (Administration > Appearance > Courses) is disabled. Create several Course categories. Create several  Courses and assign different Course categories to them. Enrol a Student in each Course. Login as Student enrolled in the Courses. Go to Dashboard, add the following blocks if they doesn't exist: 'Starred courses' 'Course overview' 'Recently accessed courses' Go to (access) some of the created Courses. Star (favorite) some of the courses. Go to Dashboard. the accessed Courses should be displayed in the "Recently accessed courses" block. make sure the correct course category name is displayed in every course block in "Recently accessed courses", "Course overview" and "Starred courses" block.   Log in as Admin. Go to Administration > Plugins > Blocks. Toggle (Disable/Enable) the 'Display categories' setting for each course block individually. Log in as Student. Go to Dashboard. make sure the course category name is NOT displayed in the course block with the disabled "Display categories" setting.   Test 2 (Test the output format when "Display extended course names" setting is enabled). Log in as Admin. Enable  the "Display extended course names" setting (Administration > Appearance > Courses). Log in as Student. Repeat the steps 7-8. make sure the correct course category name and the course short name are displayed next to each other divided by " | " in every course block in "Recently accessed courses", "Course overview" and "Starred courses" block. Go to Administration > Plugins > Blocks. Toggle (Disable/Enable) the 'Display categories' setting for each course block individually. Log in as Student. Go to Dashboard. make sure only   the course short name is displayed (without a divider)   in the course blocks with disabled "Display categories" setting.
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_37_STABLE
    • Pull Master Branch:
      MDL-64438-master-2

      Description

       MDL-63794 added the feature of displaying the course category in the 'Course overview' block. It would be nice if the course category is displayed in the 'Recently accessed courses'  to have consistency between the blocks.

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