FAQ - How do I change my name in the Moodle course?


I changed my name but my old name still shows up in Moodle. How do I fix that?


You can update your name in Moodle, and/or add diacritical marks by editing your profile.

  1. Log in to Moodle
  2. Click on your name in the upper right corner of the window.
  3. Click the Edit profile tab.
  4. If you need diacritical marks for some letters in your name;
    1. Use CHARMAP (character map) to find the character
      1. Click Start
      2. Select Run
      3. Type charmap
      4. Click OK
      5. Select the appropriate character by clicking on it.
      6. Click the Select button (to make it appear in the characters to copy box)
      7. Click the Copy button
  5. Paste (CTRL V) the letter into the appropriate space.
  6. Fill out the required fields marked in red.
    1. City = Current city of residence
    2. Country = Country of origin
    3. Description = Type in anything you want.
  7. Click the Update profile button at the bottom of the screen

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Category: Information Systems     Platform: All Platforms
Document #: 1061     Author: Cynthia Senicka    
Last Modified by: Cynthia Senicka on 02/24/2012