Global Guide Settings

Access Global settings by clicking on Settings while editing a Guide.

The settings on this page apply to the entire guide or book.

Global Settings


This allows you to set up the path and file name of a script file and then load it from a page using an HTML <src> tag and just the name. Provide one script path per line.


There is currently only a single theme.

Lexikon Topic

Designate the name of the Lexikon topic you wish to appear, this is optional.

Suppress page numbering

Page numbers will not be shown on the individual pages.

Hide Menu

Hides the Codio menu, this will prohibit access to functions that are accessible via the menu.

Allow Guide to be closed

Students will be able to close the guide content. The content can be restarted by selecting the ‘start guide’ icon in the file tree:


Use Submit Buttons

For a discussion on the use of the this feature, please click here.

This setting is enabled by default and provides students with a button on assessments for them to submit their answers. To suppress the submit buttons, this can be disabled. If you have set the assignment duration, when the end of assignment duration date/time is reached, all answers to the assessments will be automatically submitted.

Use Mark as Complete

For a discussion on the use of the this feature, please click here.

This setting is enabled by default. Students will be able to mark an assignment as complete in one of three ways:
  • Using a button at the end of the assignment.

  • From their dashboard.

  • Selecting Mark as Completed” from the **Education menu in the IDE.

You may decide to disable your students’ ability to Use Mark as Complete if you have set the assignment duration ‘On assignment End’ action to Mark as Complete or Disable assignment and Mark as Complete.

Collapsed on Start

Enabling this collapses the guides pane in an assignment/project when the layout is not 1 Panel. This performs a similar task to the collapse button in playmode.

The guides can be reopened by clicking the index icon:


Hide Sections Toggle

Enabling this hides the option for students to switch sections using the Section list index icon.

Hide Back to Dashboard button

Enabling this hides the ‘Back to Dashboard’ button that otherwise displays at the end of an assignment.

Protect Layout

Enabling this prevents tabs being opened or closed by students in an assignment. This protection will not affect teachers.