[LON-CAPA-users] Exporting syllabus

Guy Albertelli II lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Fri, 5 Nov 2004 12:50:28 -0500 (EST)

Hi Lars,

> A student contacted me to get my syllabus for my stat lon-capa course,
> and I realized that this is not straightforward. My syllabus is a basic
> html text file in lon-capa with no fancy symbols in it.

How did it get into to Lon-CAPA, through CSTR, or was it Uploaded into
the course through DOCS?

> (1) use "Save As" in the browser and save it as an html file, then email
> that as an attachment to the student. Or,
> (2) export it as a pdf file and attach it to an email
> None of the options are great. In case (1), the "Post Discussion" links
> are included, as well as the navigation buttons at the top (if I use the
> no-remote mode).


> case (2) is even worse. The pdf export of the file
> looks very bad. Much worse than pdf files created by a tool like
> PDFCreator. (2) is not really an option.

Strange, I am assuming by PDF export you are doing a 'PRT' of the file
and then trying to send that on.

Or are you doing something else?

> So the question is, does lon-capa have a way of nicely exporting
> plain text/html files?

I guess a Download Raw File' link could be nice.

guy@albertelli.com  LON-CAPA Developer  0-7-3-2-