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 2.12 for Moodle 2.6+

Moodle 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9
Released: Thursday, May 7, 2015, 4:26 AM

This version fix a problem with questions restored from a previous version where there was no jme options defined. After restore questions were broken and if you try to attempt or edit them you get an error message. The existing broken questions are also fixed during upgrade to this new version.

Version information

Version build number
Version release name
2.12 for Moodle 2.6+
Can be updated from
1.01 for Moodle 2.3, 2.4 (2013011800), 1.2 for Moodle 2.5 (2013062600), 2.0 for Moodle 2.6+ (2014080800), 2.1 for Moodle 2.6+ (2014112800), 2.11 for Moodle 2.6+ (2015010700)
Stable version
MD5 Sum
Supported software
Moodle 2.6, Moodle 2.7, Moodle 2.8, Moodle 2.9
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.6
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.7
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.8
  • Latest release for Moodle 2.9

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
VCS repository URL

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