[LON-CAPA-users] Uploading a mass of questions

Todd Ruskell lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Tue, 7 Nov 2006 19:43:58 -0700


In that case, even though it's *strongly discouraged* and not really 
supported, I think your best bet is going to be going into the library server 
directly via ssh, and dealing with the tarball at the command line.  Many of 
us here, including myself, could help you through this offline, as long as 
you have a shell account on the server.  Let me know if you want a hand.


On Tuesday 07 November 2006 05:15 pm, James Sullivan wrote:
> Let's say I had a bunch of loncapa problems on my hard drive. I produced
> these from parsing a latex file that a colleague passed me. He uses
> Scientific Workplace to generate test banks of questions.
> There's 748 questions in total; all of which have been seperated and
> formatted to loncapa conventions by my script. I could copy and paste each
> file into the xml editor but there has to be a better way.
> What's the quickest way to get them up to loncapa? We are running 2.1 so I
> don't think I can upload a tar ball.
> Thanks,
> Jay
> James M. Sullivan, Assistant Professor
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