Guide | All-purpose card

All-purpose card

Provides a piece of content with its own visual context, to make it specific or different.

It is shown as follows:

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To use it in Moodle, click on the Components for Learning button In the Atto editor and select the item Inline Tag:

All-purpose Card Atto button in Moodle

Use cases

It’s recommended…

  • To use it sparingly, not more than once in every visible chunk of content, as it can effectively achieve its differentiating purpose.

It’s discouraged…

  • To use it to make a concept or idea stand out; the Key Concept is the semantically intended component for this purpose.


The exploration of the solar system has been carried out largely by robot spacecraft sent to the other planets (…). For example, Voyager 2 used a series of gravity-assisted encounters to yield successive flybys of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.

Chronology: the journey of the Voyager 2

  • August 1977: Spacecraft launched.
  • April 1979: Start Jupiter Observation phase.
  • June 1981: Start Saturn Observation phase.
  • November 1985: Start Uranus Observation phase.
  • June 1989: Start Neptune Observation phase.
  • October 1989: Begin Voyager Interstellar Mission.

Astronomy by OpenStax – licensed under Creative Commons Attribution License v4.0; Voyager 2 article from Wikipedia. – licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0.