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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-65885

Remove overrides and deactivate dates/times when a course or an activity is copied

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 3.4.7, 3.6.4
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Assignment, Quiz
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    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_34_STABLE, MOODLE_36_STABLE

      Description

      When copying an assignment, a quiz or a whole course, any overrides for groups follows with the copy. Those might even be date/time specific, most likely making them not only obsolete but also causing trouble..
      This is a trap easy to miss out on when looking through the settings and we've had more than one case of this, causing exams to fail.

      The (almost) same goes for start-, end- and stop times and dates, and this also includes Workshop.
      It's not very likely that the user want the same dates/times for the activities in a copied course, or for activities copied within a course. Instead it might cause trouble, even if those settings are more obvious in the activity settings than the overrides are.
      So, the date/time settings seems to me as if they were best left deactivated when copying a course or an activity within a course.

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              Reporter:
              cdipe Peter Diedrichs
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              Adrian Greeve, Jake Dallimore, Mathew May, Mihail Geshoski, Peter Dias, Tim Hunt, Andrew Nicols, Jun Pataleta, Michael Hawkins, Shamim Rezaie, Simey Lameze
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