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Moodle Current version 3.4 Known issues

Error message on creating Assignment

When creating an assignment in Moodle, you get the message "Error writing to database"

Workaround: When you complete the task, press 'Save and return to module' instead of 'Save and display': the message does not appear 

Forum posting fails

Symptom: you try to post a message to a forum that contains a smiley and get the message "error writing to database" and no message is posted.