BEFORE YOU UPGRADE NOTE! A previous version of MooTyper changed the lesson file layout! Depending on your version, after your upgrade, an admin may need to click on the Edit gear icon and select, Import lesson / KB layout. Depending on the speed of your server, this can take a while.
In the past, if you have created any lesson files of your own, you may need to modify them to be compatible with the new Lesson file format in this MooTyper version. Comparison with a file from this version will show you that each exercise is followed by the exercise name using the same sequence of keystrokes, /**/, as a delimiter.
MooTyper is an Activity module. A course admin, manager, or teacher creates the activity and prepares it for use by selecting the keyboard layout and lessons to use. It can be set up to present a series of exercises from a lesson or to present one selected exercise from a lesson as a typing exam. Once set up, students can then start to type the current exercise. When a student finishes an exercise his achievement is saved into a database, so the teacher can then view grades.
The following keyboard layouts are available in this MooTyper release: Arabic, Armenian, Belgium(Dutch), Bulgarian, Croation, Czech, Danish, Dvorak(US), English (UK), English(US), EnglishWKeypad(USV6), Estonian, French, FrenchWKeypad(FRV6), German(Swiss), German, GermanWKeypad(V6), Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, numberKeypadOnly, Portuguese(Brazil), Portuguese(Portugal), PortugueseWKeypad(PortugalV6), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovenian, Spanish, SpanishWKeypad(V6), Swedish, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uyghur, and Vietnamese.
You can visit the website URL listed down below, create an account, and try any of the listed layouts. If there is a layout not listed, that you would be interested in trying, please make a request in the comments below, or at the github Source control URL location.
For this MooTyper release, immediately after you upgrade, you may need to go to one of your MooTyper activities and in it's Administration block, click on, Import lesson / KB layout, so you will get versions of all the new keyboard layouts and lessons. Depending on how you do the upgrade, your old keyboard files may be erased. In that case you will get an error that can be cleared by going to Setup for each MooTyper, and select a keyboard layout to use. Old keyboard versions are not necessarily compatible with the styles.css file included in this version. In some cases, this version includes multiple layouts.
Recent New Features - note that the page was getting so long, I have removed previous version, New Features, lists.
- Added new icon look feature for Moodle 4.0.
- Added basic activity completion for Moodle 3.11 and higher.
- Added capability to delete unused keyboard layouts.
- Added links to, View all course mootypers, on the grade pages, the end of lesson page, and the end of exam page.
- Fixed the bug where the cursor color was not being backed up or duplicated correctly.
- Added plain text to the, Add new exercise to this lesson, button on the exercises page.
- Added capability for an admin to remove database entries and physical files, for keyboard layouts that are not needed.
For any additional information please visit us on GitHub or post in MooTyper's forum topic.