How do I import Commons Favorites in the Rich Content Editor in Canvas?

Document created by Canvas Doc Team Employee on May 11, 2019Last modified by Canvas Doc Team Employee on Nov 6, 2019
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You can view and import resources from your Commons Favorites list in the Rich Content Editor in Canvas. Importing content in the Rich Content Editor only supports documents, videos, audio recordings, and images.

Notes:

  • You must add a resource to your favorites in Commons before you can view and import it in the Rich Content Editor.
  • Content imported in the Rich Content Editor is also imported into your course files.

Open Rich Content Editor

Open Rich Content Editor

Open the Rich Content Editor using one of the Canvas features that support the Editor.

Open Commons Favorites

Open Commons Favorites

Click the Commons icon.

View Content

View Content

Your Commons Favorites open in a sidebar and display all embeddable resource types. You may need to scroll down to view additional resources.

Search Content

Search Content

To search for specific content by title, description, keyword, or tags, use the search field.

Filter Content

Filter Content

To filter content by resource type, click the Resource Type drop-down menu and select a resource type.

Import Content

Import Content

Click the resource you want to embed. The resource will start to embed in the Rich Content Editor automatically. Importing may take several minutes to complete.

View Imported Content

View Imported Content

View the imported content in the Rich Content Editor.

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