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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-67278

use autocomplete widget for course category selector

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Waiting for integration review
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 3.9
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Course
    • Testing Instructions:
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      testing instructions:

      test 1 (edit course settings)

      1. edit course settings
      2. check that course category field uses autocomplete widget
      3. change course category field and save form
      4. check that category has been changed

      test 2 (request course creation)

      1. request a course (<url>/course/request.php)
      2. check that course category field uses autocomplete widget

      test 3 (upload courses)

      1. go to site administration > courses > upload courses
      2. upload a csv file to access to the second step
      3. check that course category field uses autocomplete widget

      test 4 (edit database enrol settings)

      1. go to site administration > plugins > enrolments > manage enrol plugins
      2. edit external database settings
      3. check that course category field uses autocomplete widget

      actual result:

      course category field uses default drop-down list (select tag in HTML)

      expected result:

      course category field uses autocomplete widget, with possibility to search some text in drop-down list

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      testing instructions: test 1 (edit course settings) edit course settings check that course category field uses autocomplete widget change course category field and save form check that category has been changed test 2 (request course creation) request a course (<url>/course/request.php) check that course category field uses autocomplete widget test 3 (upload courses) go to site administration > courses > upload courses upload a csv file to access to the second step check that course category field uses autocomplete widget test 4 (edit database enrol settings) go to site administration > plugins > enrolments > manage enrol plugins edit external database settings check that course category field uses autocomplete widget actual result: course category field uses default drop-down list ( select tag in HTML) expected result: course category field uses autocomplete widget, with possibility to search some text in drop-down list
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_39_STABLE
    • Pull Master Branch:
      MDL-67278-categories-selector

      Description

      When your Moodle instance have a lot of categories, use default select tag to find the right category is not easy.

      Maybe it will be interesting to use autocomplete widget instead of a select tag.

       

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              • Assignee:
                jboulen Julien Boulen
                Reporter:
                jboulen Julien Boulen
                Peer reviewer:
                Amaia Anabitarte
                Participants:
                Component watchers:
                Amaia Anabitarte, Carlos Escobedo, Ferran Recio, Sara Arjona (@sarjona), Víctor Déniz Falcón
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