Flask soffice

Document converters ::: fileconverter_flasksoffice
Maintained by Mirko Otto
This is a tool that enables Moodle to use a separat Linux server with LibreOffice for converting documents. For example, this is useful in assignment submissions. In combination with a Linux Ubuntu server with LibreOffice, submitted text documents, spreadsheets, and presentations are automatically converted to PDF to simplify the grading workflow.
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Moodle 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11

This is a tool that enables Moodle to use a separat Linux server with LibreOffice for converting documents. For example, this is useful in assignment submissions. In combination with a Linux Ubuntu server with LibreOffice, submitted text documents, spreadsheets, and presentations are automatically converted to PDF to simplify the grading workflow.

The plugin uses a Flask rest interface to a LibreOffice on a Linux server. The installation and configuration of the Flask rest interface is described in the associated repository.

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Mirko Otto (Lead maintainer)
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  • Thu, Feb 25, 2021, 9:01 PM
    Approval issue created: CONTRIB-8439
  • Sun, Mar 7, 2021, 4:49 PM
  • Thu, May 27, 2021, 7:51 PM
    Okay, we've installed it on our TEST Moodle and I've set up an assignment now how do I actually find and use it to convert a document???
  • Mon, May 31, 2021, 6:54 PM
    Have you installed and activated Ghostscript for pdf annotation on the Moodle server? Then the setting "Annotate PDF" can be activated in the setting of the assignment under "Feedback types".
    Have you installed and configured the Flask LibreOffice rest server?
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