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The '''Activity names auto-linking filter''' is a site Filter that will create links to an activity whenever the name of the activity is written in texts within the same course in which the activity is located. This includes forum postings, pages, labels etc.  
 
The '''Activity names auto-linking filter''' is a site Filter that will create links to an activity whenever the name of the activity is written in texts within the same course in which the activity is located. This includes forum postings, pages, labels etc.  
  
==Site administration settings==
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==Disabling Activity Auto-linking==
 
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If you do not want the name of an activity to be automatically linked, there are several ways you can disable it.
Activity names auto-linking must be enabled by an administrator via ''Site administration > Plugins > Filters''. This Filter can be enabled by selecting either ''On'' (where activity names will be by default auto-linked) or ''Off but available''.
 
 
 
Within a course, the filter settings may be changed by navigating to ''Course administration > Filters''
 
  
In addition, you can apply this filter to Content or to Content and headings within a course. Please note applying filters to headings as well as content can greatly increase the load on your server. It is recommended to use the 'Apply to' settings sparingly. The main use is with the multilang filter.  
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===Disable the Activity Auto-linking Filter===
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You can disable the filter either on a specific activity, or for the course as a whole. To disable for a specific activity, open the activity and then click on the Filters link in the Administration block under Activity Administration. To disable for the entire course page, start from the main course page and then click on Filters in the Administration block under Course Administration.
  
Using the up/down arrows in the Order column you can specify the order in which each of the enabled Filters are applied.
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===Disable a single instance of auto-linking===
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If you generally prefer auto-linking, but there is one particular place you do not want it to be applied you can use the "No Link" button in the text editor. Select the word(s) that would be auto-linked and then click the button to apply it.
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
  
 
* [https://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=344659 Activity names autolinking not working]
 
* [https://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=344659 Activity names autolinking not working]
 
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Latest revision as of 13:51, 12 June 2018


The Activity names auto-linking filter is a site Filter that will create links to an activity whenever the name of the activity is written in texts within the same course in which the activity is located. This includes forum postings, pages, labels etc.

Disabling Activity Auto-linking

If you do not want the name of an activity to be automatically linked, there are several ways you can disable it.

Disable the Activity Auto-linking Filter

You can disable the filter either on a specific activity, or for the course as a whole. To disable for a specific activity, open the activity and then click on the Filters link in the Administration block under Activity Administration. To disable for the entire course page, start from the main course page and then click on Filters in the Administration block under Course Administration.

Disable a single instance of auto-linking

If you generally prefer auto-linking, but there is one particular place you do not want it to be applied you can use the "No Link" button in the text editor. Select the word(s) that would be auto-linked and then click the button to apply it.

See also