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Moodle 2.5 Multimedia Cookbook by Silvina P. Hillar

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Including live PDF documents in Moodle

This recipe is very interesting and appealing for our students. We can develop any type of activity using this resource because we are inserting a live PDF within our Moodle course. In older versions of Moodle, we had to work out some code; however, in Moodle 2.5, we have the possibility to embed the file in a much easier way.

We can include a live PDF by just uploading a file. So, it means that the toolbar which allows us to save or print the PDF appears when hovering the mouse over the file.

Getting ready

We can work with any text editor or word processor that allows us to convert the file into PDF; another option is to work with an already designed PDF. So, we work with OpenOffice in order to convert a file ...

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