Atto ::: atto_corrections
Maintained by Picture of Nicolas DunandNicolas Dunand
Allows inline corrections to be set inside any text with the editor.
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Moodle 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.10

This plugin allows the Moodle administrator to define as many correction types as wanted (e.g. orthographic error, pronoun error, capitalization, etc.). Buttons in the Atto editor then allow users to make inline marks in texts.


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  • Picture of Aurelien DARIE
    Wed, Feb 8, 2017, 8:59 PM
    Hi Nicolas,
    Sorry for the late answer. I have recorded my screen so you know this issue :
    Thank you for the great plugin !
  • Picture of Aaron Batty
    Wed, Apr 19, 2017, 3:20 PM
    Just to clarify for any new potential users:

    The way to use this for adding comments/corrections to students' answers on essay items within the quiz module, etc., is to copy/paste their answers into your own text box and annotate it there.
  • Picture of Aaron Batty
    Sun, Apr 30, 2017, 3:03 PM
    Just FYI: When I select a correction type with the dropdown on the button, it is only reflected in the correction window the first one or two assignments. After that, regardless of what I select, the dropdown in the entry window has reset to my top correction in the list.
  • Picture of InsightKorea JobS
    Thu, Jan 4, 2018, 3:10 PM
    Is there a development plan for tinymce?
  • Picture of Nicolas Dunand
    Mon, Jan 8, 2018, 2:24 PM
    No, there is no such plan.
  • Picture of James Sick
    Mon, Apr 1, 2019, 4:37 PM
    We are now staging an upgrade to Moodle 3.6. It appears Atto Corrections will not work with that version, a major obstacle. Are there plans to upgrade the plugin to work with Moodle 3.6? Hope so.
  • Picture of Nicolas Dunand
    Mon, Apr 1, 2019, 5:01 PM
    Dear James,
    Our initial testing shows that this plugin should work without any hiccups in Moodle 3.6. Could you please elaborate?
  • Picture of James Sick
    Tue, Apr 2, 2019, 4:23 PM
    Dear Nicolas,
    Thank you for replying. We applied successive updates to a 2.9 installation with atto-corrections installed. At the end, corrections, more_font_colors, and more_font_background_colors were disabled. I assumed due to incompatibility. However, re-installing the plugins has mostly corrected the problem. We have still found that the icons for corrections do not display in the atto toolbar. Still working on it.
  • Picture of James Sick
    Thu, Apr 4, 2019, 9:43 AM
    To follow through, the atto-corrections is now working properly with v3.6. However, as stated above, corrections did not survive the upgrade process, nor has the re-install been smooth. The icon images were not copied to the theme/image.php folder. We have a highly customized theme so this might be a write permissions problem on our end. It seems the permissions are correct but perhaps not. Anyway, thank you for your attention.
  • Picture of P H
    Sat, Feb 27, 2021, 4:50 PM
    Hello. This seems to be a very useful plugin. May I ask if it is compatible with Moodle 3.10?
  • Picture of Nicolas Dunand
    Mon, Mar 1, 2021, 2:49 PM
    Hello. From our initial testing it should be fully compatible with Moodle 3.10.
  • Picture of P H
    Thu, Mar 11, 2021, 12:52 AM
    Thank you. I have installed the plugin on Moodle 3.10.1+ (Build: 20210226) and can report that I have not faced any problems.
  • Picture of P H
    Thu, Mar 11, 2021, 12:57 AM
    Could you please let me know how I can modify the appearance of the corrections using CSS?
    CSS changes through ".atto_corrections" work but not ".atto_corrections_comment".
  • Picture of Nicolas Dunand
    Thu, Mar 11, 2021, 1:12 AM
    P H, thanks for your feedback. As for styling the comments, any change to the .atto_corrections_comment rule set in the plugin's style.css should work. You might have to clear your moodle's caches after any change, though.
  • Picture of P H
    Thu, Mar 11, 2021, 9:00 PM
    For your information, I retried and it worked. Thanks!
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