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  1. Moodle app
  2. MOBILE-1160

Investigate serving of aliased audio files from mod_book

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    • Task
    • Status: Closed
    • Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • 2.9
    • 2.9
    • Book add-on

    Description

      There was a report on the forum that some audio files cannot be played from the app. We were given access to the module on the real site and I could identify the following set-up:

      • Audio files were added to my private files (size usually less than 2MB)
      • Those files were added to the book as an alias/shortcut (5 files)
      • They are added to the content as links (5 links)
      • The filter 'Multimedia plugins' is enabled

      When previewing the content in the app:

      • Some audio files are displayed as an HTML5 player
      • Some audio files are displayed as link
        • Those two last ones, the only thing else I can notice is that the file names contain underscores
        • On the live site they are displayed with the Flash player
      • The audio files displayed as links can be opened and played
      • The audio files in the media player are not played

      I am guessing that mm-external-content does not account for content that was converted to a player. We should either support it, or disable the HTML5 player(s).

      Reported here: https://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=317695

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              dpalou Dani Palou
              fred Frédéric Massart
              Juan Leyva Juan Leyva
              Juan Leyva Juan Leyva
              Juan Leyva Juan Leyva
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                29/Feb/16