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When a file from the server files repository is re-used elsewhere on Moodle, the teacher has the option to make a copy (a new, unconnected version) or to create a shortcut or alias. See [[Working with files]] for more details.
 
When a file from the server files repository is re-used elsewhere on Moodle, the teacher has the option to make a copy (a new, unconnected version) or to create a shortcut or alias. See [[Working with files]] for more details.
 
==Repository capabilities==
 
 
The capability [https://docs.moodle.org/33/en/Capabilities/repository/local:view View server repository], which is allowed for the default roles of manager, course creator, teacher and non-editing teacher, ensures that the server files repository is listed in the file picker. This capability should be allowed together with the [https://docs.moodle.org/33/en/Capabilities/moodle/course:managefiles manage files capability] to enable users to access files used within a course.
 

Revision as of 11:17, 29 June 2017

What are server files?

The server files repository enables teachers and managers to access files used within a course and elsewhere on the site which they have permission to access.

Activity modules for which files are available in the server files repository are:

The server files repository

A search box at the top of the Server files screen allows those users with relevant permissions elsewhere on the site to search other courses for a required file. A teacher who teaches several courses for example can now quickly locate a document used in one of her older courses by typing its name into the Search field.

A search result

When a file from the server files repository is re-used elsewhere on Moodle, the teacher has the option to make a copy (a new, unconnected version) or to create a shortcut or alias. See Working with files for more details.