Java Molecular Editor

Question types ::: qtype_jme
Maintained by Jean-Michel Védrine
Question type created by Dan Stowell. The student draw a molecule as a response to a question using the editor and that response is graded by comparing against various model answers. Old version of the JME question type were using a java applet, but this question type now uses a Javascript applet: JSME. JSME is a free and Open source molecule editor written in JavaScript.

Java Molecular Editor 1.01 for Moodle 2.3, 2.4

Moodle 2.3, 2.4
Released: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 3:21 AM

This release can be used with Moodle 2.3 and 2.4.

WARNING ! The JME.jar file necessary for this question type to work is NOT INCLUDED. So you must get a copy of this Java archive from Peter Ertl (see to be able to use this plugin.
Put a copy of the JME.jar file in the question/type/jme/jme/ subfolder.

Version information

Version build number
Version release name
1.01 for Moodle 2.3, 2.4
Can be updated to
2.12 for Moodle 2.6+ (2015050600)
Stable version
MD5 Sum
Supported software
Moodle 2.3, Moodle 2.4
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.3
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.4

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
VCS repository URL
VCS branch

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Question types

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the module.
  3. Place the folder (eg "myquestiontype") in the "question/type" subdirectory.
  4. Visit to finish the installation