Using Label

Label

A label is a versatile module that can serve a spacer between resources on a course page. It can provide a space for embedding banners, sound or video files or displaying code from Web 2.0 widgets.


Contents


Add images to a label


Drag and drop images

Note: this does not work with IE 9, Safari 6 or below or earlier versions of Firefox)


Conventional method


Add text to a label


Conventional method

As the label uses the Text editor it is straightforward to enter text and other required symbols and equations. It is however possible also to drag and drop text directly into a label.


Drag and drop text

Note: this does not work with IE, Safari 6 or below and is unreliable with Firefox


Add a link to a label


Conventional method

As the label uses the Text editor it is straightforward to click the "link" icon and enter your linked URL. It is however possible also to drag and drop links directly into a label.


Drag and drop links

Note: this does not work with IE, Safari 6 or below and is unreliable with Firefox


Add sound or video to a label

If multimedia filters are enabled, a label is a neat way of displaying sound or video in an inline player on the course page.


Add code to a label

An example of this is the ability to embed a Google map into a label.

Note: The success in adding code to a label depends both on the type of code and the permissions of the user. (Details to follow)


See also

Using Moodle forum discussions: