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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-9940

filelib.php should be updated for new MS Office 2007 formats

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.8
    • Fix Version/s: 1.8.3, 1.9
    • Component/s: Resource
    • Labels:
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    • Environment:
      'Microsoft' environment

      Description

      Office 2007 has introduced new file types for Word, PowerPoint and Excel i.e. docx, pptx, and xlsx.
      See discussion in http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=71960#p321981

      get_mime_types_array() in /lib/filelib.php should be updated to include the following (or similar) lines:

      'docx' => array ('type'=>'application/msword', 'icon'=>'word.gif'),

      'pptx' => array ('type'=>'application/vnd.ms-powerpoint', 'icon'=>'powerpoint.gif'),

      'xlsx' => array ('type'=>'application/vnd.ms-excel', 'icon'=>'excel.gif'),

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              Assignee:
              dougiamas Martin Dougiamas
              Reporter:
              geoffr Geoffrey Rowland
              Tester:
              Nobody
              Participants:
              Component watchers:
              Adrian Greeve, Jake Dallimore, Mathew May, Mihail Geshoski, Peter Dias
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                Created:
                Updated:
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                Fix Release Date:
                11/Oct/07