How do I upload a document in the New Rich Content Editor as an instructor?

Document created by Canvas Doc Team Employee on Apr 6, 2020Last modified by Nathan Atkinson on Apr 6, 2020
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You can upload files from your computer to link in the New Rich Content Editor. Files uploaded in the New Rich Content Editor are added to your course files.

Several features in Canvas support the New Rich Content Editor, including Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Quizzes, and Syllabus.

Note: The New Rich Content Editor is currently a course opt-in feature. You can manage your course features in Course Settings.

Open New Rich Content Editor

Open New Rich Content Editor

Open the New Rich Content Editor when creating or editing an announcement, assignment, discussion, page, quiz, or syllabus.

Note: The Rich Content Editor supports keyboard shortcuts. To view the Keyboard Shortcuts menu, click the Keyboard icon or press ALT+F8 (PC keyboard) or ALT+FN+F8 (Mac keyboard).

Open Document Upload Tool

Open Document Upload Tool

Click the Documents icon [1] and select the Upload Document option [2].

Note: To view the Documents icon, you may have to click the Options icon [3].

Upload Document from Computer

Upload Document from Computer

Click or drag and drop a media file to the media uploader to upload a file from your computer.  

Select File

Select File

Select the document file [1] and click the Open button [2].

View Selected File

View Selected File

The uploader displays the document file name [1]. To remove the file, click the Delete icon [3].

Embed Document

Submit Upload

To embed your selected document, click the Submit button.

Note: The file will flash before it embeds in the New Rich Content Editor.

View Document Link

View Embedded Document Link

View a link to your uploaded file in the New Rich Content Editor.

Save Changes

Save Changes

Click the Save button.

Notes:

  • The assignment, discussion, pages, and quizzes details pages display a Save & Publish button.
  • The Syllabus page displays an Update Syllabus button.
  • Discussion replies display a Post Reply button.

View Content

View Conent

View the content created in the New Rich Content Editor.

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