Display format

This setting specifies the way that each entry will be shown within the glossary. The default formats are:

Simple Dictionary:
looks like a conventional dictionary with separate entries. No authors are displayed and attachments are shown as links.
Continuous:
shows the entries one after other without any kind of separation but the editing icons.
Full with Author:
A forum-like display format showing author's data. Attachments are shown as links.
Full without Author:
A forum-like display format that does not show author's data. Attachments are shown as links.
Encyclopedia:
Like 'Full with Author' but attached images are shown inline.
FAQ:
Useful for displaying lists of Frequently Asked Questions. It automatically appends the words QUESTION and ANSWER in the concept and definition respectively.

Moodle Administrators can create new formats as follows:

  1. Look in mod/glossary/formats ... you should see a numbered file for every existing format.
  2. Copy one of these and call it another number N (note that 0 and 1 are reserved).
  3. Edit this file accordingly to create your own format (some PHP knowledge required).
  4. Finally, insert a new entry in every language pack you use called displayformatN, and give it a short but meaningful name.

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