08-02.Folder

Overview
“Folder” function is a function that allows you to put contents such as files and links together in each section.

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Students can download multiple files in a folder all at once.

The procedure for creating “Folder” is described below.

Create a folder by drag-and-drop

  1. Prepare multiple files you want to upload as one zip file in advance.
  2. Start course editing mode.
    Refer to:
    05-01.Start and end editing of course content
  3. Drag-and-drop the zip file directly to the course section.
  4. Choose [Unzip files and create folder] and click [Upload].
  5. The folder is added to the course.
  6. If you open the folder, it appears as shown below. The name of the zip file is automatically entered in the title and description.

    Note
    Hierarchy of folders cannot be done by drag-and-drop on a course. To create a hierarchical structure, create a hierarchical folder in advance and upload it.

    Example) If you want to put “References” folder in “Lecture materials” folder, prepare and upload “Lecture materials folder as shown below.

    Lecture material
    └ References
    └ …

Create a new folder on a course

  1. Start course editing mode.
    Refer to:
    05-01.Start and end editing of course content
  2. Click [Add an activity or resource].
  3. Choose [Folder] and click [Add].
  4. Enter a title in “Name” and add a file by drag-and-drop. Multiple files can be added.

  5. Added files are displayed.
  6. Click [Save and return to course]. The folder is added to the course.
  7. If you open the folder, it appears as follows.

Create folder from ZIP file

  1. Prepare multiple files you want to upload as one zip file in advance.
  2. Start course editing mode.
    Refer to:
    05-01.Start and end editing of course content
  3. Click [Add an activity or resource].
  4. Choose [Folder] and click [Add].
  5. Enter a title in “Name” and drag-and-drop the zip file on “Files.

  6. Click the icon displayed in “Files.”
  7. Click [Unzip].
  8. Unzipped files are displayed in “Files.” Delete the zip file as it is not needed. Click the zip file.
  9. Click [Delete]. Confirmation for delete comes up and click [OK].
  10. Click [Save and return to course]. The folder is added to the course.
  11. If you open the folder, it appears as below.

 

Detailed items for “Folder”

Name Folder
Icon
Setting items
■General
Name Name of Folder
Example) Lecture materials
Description It will be displayed on the course page if enable “Display description on course page.”
Setting items
■Content
File It can be added by drag-and-drop.
You can also create a folder and add files in it.
Display folder content It can be set either displaying on a separate page or displaying inline on a course page.

If “Show subfolders expanded” is enabled, subfolders are expanded by default.

If “Show download folder button” is enabled, a button for downloading the contents of the folder as a zip file is displayed.

 

Last Updated on 2021-03-30

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