How do I embed an image in a discussion reply as a student?

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You can embed an image file directly into discussion replies using the image icon. Images can be embedded from the web, your Canvas user files, or Flickr. If a change is made to the source of your image after you have embedded it in a discussion reply, the image added to your discussion reply will not be changed.

Note: Before you can embed an image from Canvas, the image must first be uploaded to your user files.

Open Discussions

Open Discussions

In Course Navigation, click the Discussions link.

Open Discussion

  Open Discussion 

Click the discussion title.

Write Reply

Write Reply

Create a new discussion entry by clicking the Reply text field.

Open Image

Open Image

Click the Image icon.

Select Image

Select Image

Locate the image you want to embed. To embed an image from the web, click the URL button [1]. To embed an image from your Canvas files, click the Canvas button [2]. To embed an image from Flickr, click the Flickr button [3].

Update Post

Update Post

When you have located the image, click the Update button.

Post Response

Post Response

Click the Post Reply button.

View Post

View Post

View your post.

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