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linking a pdf

I am trying to link a pdf to a graphic on a page. I am pretty sure I am doing it correctly, but the every time I click the picture to open the pdf it just opens the folder on my computer where the pdf is located.  Any suggestions would be appreciated. I feel like I must have a setting that need to be changed.

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Community Team
Community Team

Hi! If the pdf is saved in files, you can use the Rich Content Editor to link the image to the file. 

How do I insert links to course content into the Rich Content Editor using the Content Selector as a... 

After you give that a try, reply if you have a few minutes! The Canvas Comunity will do its best to help you troubleshoot.

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Community Coach

Hi there, @torgesenk ...

I agree with @KristinL on this.  Though, I think she may have accidentally given you a link to the incorrect Guide.  I think you would want to use either of these Guides instead (depending on which version of the Rich Content Editor you are using):

I hope this extra bit of information will be of help to you.  Sing out if you have any other questions about this...thanks!  Take care, stay safe, and be well.