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General plugins (Local): Mail

local_mail
Webmail-like messaging
Maintained by: Picture of Albert Gasset Albert Gasset, Picture of Marc Català Marc Català
for Moodle
2.3, 2.4, 2.5

This plugin allows users to send messages to each other, using an interface and features similar to webmail clients. Messages are tied to courses, users can only contact other participants in courses they are enrolled. Reading/sending of messages is done through a new item in the navigation block called "My Mail".

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Picture of Marc Català
Marc Català (Lead maintainer)
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  • Capt. Moodle
    Mon, Mar 11, 2013, 1:25 PM
    Albert - Many thanks for adding this plugin. I have reviewed it and noticed that a site admin does not see the My Mail option in navigation probably because they are not enrolled in the course. I did not test thoroughly but used "login as" to become another user and attempted to send a message to another user and received the following error:

    invalidmessage/local_mail

    Debug info:
    Error code: local_mail
    $a contents:
    Stack trace:
    line 476 of /lib/setuplib.php: moodle_exception thrown
    line 32 of /local/mail/compose.php: call to print_error()

    I was not able to attach a file because I received:

    No permission to access this repository.

    These errors may be because I was not logged in directly as the user but instead via 'login as'.

    When you have the opportunity, a documentation url and a couple screenshots would be helpful. I will go ahead and approve the plugin and let you take care of patching those things up later. Peace - Anthony
  • Picture of David Boodhoo
    Tue, Mar 12, 2013, 2:29 AM
    Gracias por la contribucion... pero no consigo verlo y esta instalado porque al arancar Moodle,, el bloque se ha instalado. Alguna idea? Gracias
  • Picture of David Boodhoo
    Tue, Mar 12, 2013, 2:37 AM
    Creo que ya lo veo... si entro como admin, no me sale, pero si entro como usuario matriculado en un curso , entonces si, pero.. los profesores podrian enviar cooreo? Gracias de nuevo
  • Picture of Albert Gasset
    Thu, Mar 14, 2013, 5:10 PM
    Anthony: Thank you for the feedback.

    Only users enrolled in a course can send/receive messages, so we decided to hide "My mail" in this case. We will think of a less confusing alternative.

    The new version we have just released fixes some bugs, but the repository error when using "login as" seems more general: https://tracker.moodle.org/browse/MDL-38452

  • Picture of Maxime Pelletier
    Sat, Oct 19, 2013, 3:11 AM
    Hi,

    Do you think that it could be possible to include "user roles" in the recipient list? For example, we have a "Parent" user role associated to student. Parent are not enrolled in the course, but they are somehow associated. I can help develop such feature.

    Thanks
  • Picture of suresh velusamy
    Sun, Dec 1, 2013, 6:45 PM
    i,m getting 404 error ... i cant able to create mail and all functions
  • Picture of David Bvbs
    Fri, Mar 7, 2014, 12:07 AM
    Como se pueden eliminar los mensajes de la papelera?? Hay manera de en la bandeja de entrada saber cuales son los correos respondidos??

    Muchas gracias.
  • Picture of Marc Català
    Fri, Mar 14, 2014, 12:42 AM
    David Bvbs:

    Los mensajes de la papelera no se pueden eliminar.
    Desde la "Bandeja de entrada" no se puede saber que mensajes has respondido, se ha de consultar desde "Enviados".

    Saludos
  • Picture of Amilcar Perez
    Mon, Mar 24, 2014, 6:06 AM
    Hola, como puedo traducirlo al español, he creado una carpeta es con el archivo local_mail.php traducido pero no lo toma, don de debo hacer el ajuste para que tome este archivo?.. Gracias
  • Picture of Amilcar Perez
    Mon, Mar 24, 2014, 6:11 AM
    He creado una carpeta es dentro de la cual coloque el archivo local_mail.php traducido y de todas formas lo he colocado traducido en los otros archivos de idioma tambien, pero me lo muestra en ingles.. como se puede traducir?
  • Picture of Marc Català
    Wed, Apr 2, 2014, 6:21 PM
    Amilcar Perez,

    Para que aparezca en español debe estar seleccionado en el perfil de usuario el idioma Español - Internacional (es) y que la traducción se encuentre dentro de la carpeta lang/es
  • Capt. Moodle
    Tue, Apr 15, 2014, 5:39 AM
    Marc - At Albert's request (see https://tracker.moodle.org/browse/MDLSITE-2978) I have made you the lead maintainer. Feel free to comment either here or on the tracker issue if anything else is needed. Peace - Anthony
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