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Syntax highlighing in Moodle

The main idea is that we need syntax highlighting to quiz questions.

Here are the requirements:

  1. a plugin that is updated frequently, preferable by more than 1 person.
  2. support for syntax highlighting to as many languages as possible, not only in editing mode within the editor but in the view mode of questions, pages etc.
  3. it has to be free.
  4. it is better that it is accessible from the buttons of the editor so that it is easily accessible from students who want to create quiz content.
  5. it should support moodle 3.3+

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Question creator role in moodle

The role of Question creator may be used to enable students to create questions for use in quizzes.

Warning: Capabilities with XSS risks associated to them are allowed for the role of question creator. Thus, this role should be assigned with care.

Role set-up

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