# [LON-CAPA-cvs] cvs: loncom /html/adm/help/tex Resource_Types.tex

raeburn raeburn at source.lon-capa.org
Sun Sep 22 11:42:53 EDT 2013

raeburn		Sun Sep 22 15:42:53 2013 EDT

Modified files:
Log:
- Fix typo.
- Clarify advantages/disavabtages of use of a .page.

--- loncom/html/adm/help/tex/Resource_Types.tex:1.9	Mon Sep  9 20:51:06 2013
+++ loncom/html/adm/help/tex/Resource_Types.tex	Sun Sep 22 15:42:53 2013
@@ -69,7 +69,7 @@
a Composite page'' which resides within a course rather than in the published
repository.

-The underying XML structure, and
+The underlying XML structure, and
behavior of a .page file are the same as used for a Composite page'',
which can be added to a course using the Course Editor.  One difference
between the two is that for a .page in Authoring Space,  one of the
@@ -84,9 +84,15 @@
into the other course from the Course Editor's clipboard.

The course manual describes ways to combine resources in folders,
-which is an alternative to creating composite pages. The advantage of a .page
-is that they can be printed all at once. The disadvantage is that once a .page
-is published, the contents are more difficult to change. Publishing a .page
+which is an alternative to creating composite pages. A potential advantage of a
+a composite page is that the browser's inbuilt capabilities can be used to print
+all resources included within a page with a single Print'' call.
+That said, LON-CAPA's own print utility which creates PDFs allows students
+to print all resources in a folder to a single PDF,
+which lessens the advantange that accrues from use of a composite page.
+The disadvantage of use of a published .page is that once a .page
+is published, reordering or modifying the contents requires use of the resource
+assembly tool in authoring space, followed by republication. Publishing a .page
in the repository is suggested if the content does not need to change.