Pattern match with molecular editor

Question types ::: qtype_pmatchjme
Maintained by Tim at Lone Pine Koala SanctuaryTim Hunt, Jamie Pratt, Phil Butcher
A question type where the user enters their response using the JavaScript Molecular Editor, and the response is then graded using the OU's pattern-match algorithm.

Pattern match with molecular editor 1.6 for Moodle 2.6+

Moodle 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.0, 3.1
Released: Sunday, May 10, 2015, 11:22 PM
Pattern match with JME editor question type

This question type was created by Jamie Pratt, working for the Open University

Students can draw a molecule using the JME editor. This is then graded by matching
it against vaious model answers that are expressed using a sophisticated patten
matching algorithm. See

This question type is has been available since Moodle 2.1+. This version is
compatible with Moodle 2.5+.

This question type requires that the pmatch question type
to be installed in order to work. It also requires the JME molecule editor. explains how to get a copy.

This question type should be installed like any other Moodle add-on. See

After you have installed the code, you need to manually copy JME.jar (see above)
to question/type/pmatchjme/jme/ folder.

To install the question type using git, type this command in the root of your
Moodle install

git clone git:// question/type/pmatchjme
echo '/question/type/pmatchjme/' >> .git/info/exclude
git clone git:// question/type/pmatch
echo /question/type/pmatch/ >> .git/info/exclude
git clone git:// lib/editor/supsub
echo /lib/editor/supsub/ >> .git/info/exclude

Version information

Version build number
Version release name
1.6 for Moodle 2.6+
Stable version
MD5 Sum
Supported software
Moodle 2.6, Moodle 2.7, Moodle 2.8, Moodle 2.9, Moodle 3.0, Moodle 3.1

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
VCS repository URL
VCS branch
VCS tag

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