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Moodle 2 for Teaching 4-9 Year Olds Beginner's Guide by Nicholas Freear

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Time for action – creating the XML

Follow these steps to start creating our timeline file:

  1. On Windows, go to the desktop. Browse to the shortcut for Notepad2 and double-click to launch the editor.
  2. First press the Save icon, browse to a suitable location on your computer, perhaps My Documents, and choose a name for the timeline file. It should end with the extension .xml. I chose simile-invent.xml. Press the Save button.
  3. Returning to the editor, start typing the code that you see below. Note the use of angle brackets< ,>, and</ to mark up the start and end of elements, the equals sign = for attributes, and the double-quote character" around attribute values. This is XML, which is a little like HTML, but more general in its use, and stricter in its ...

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