[LON-CAPA-users] hiddenresource

Lars Jensen lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Mon, 14 Mar 2005 18:48:14 -0800

Guy Albertelli II wrote:
> Hi Lars,
>>What exactly does hiddenresource do.
> Exactly the same thing that 'Hidden' check box in DOCS lets you
> do. But allows you to use it on individual students, sections etc.

Actually it is different in that only the content of the folder is 
hidden - the folder name can still be seen.

>>I have a folder with exam problems, and set hiddenresource to "yes"
>>for the students and I don't see anyhting being hidden when I login
>>as a student.... (I know I can hide the resource by checking the
>>little checkbox next to the folder in DOCS.)
> (Note that s this is a PARM, it has the same 10 minutes until i take
> effect caching effect that all other PARMs also have.)

This might be it - hidden resource seems to work as expected now. Thanks 
- a great feature.