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How do I attach a file to an announcement in a course?

How do I attach a file to an announcement in a course?

You can attach a file to an announcement for users to download.

Open Announcements

Open Announcements

In Course Navigation, click the Announcements link.

Open Announcement

Click the name of the announcement.

Edit Announcement

Edit Announcement

Click the Edit button.

Attach File

Attach File

Click the Choose File button.

Browse for File

Browse for File

Choose the file you want to attach [1]. To attach the file to the Announcement, click the Open button [2].

Save Announcement

Save Announcement

Click the Save button.

View Announcement

View Announcement

View the attachment in the announcement.

Comments

Canvas makes attaching additional information and files easy. Providing students with an announcement about an upcoming assignment, along with the actual details, helps to eliminate confusion, and provides the students with a sense of security about what is being required of them. 

@linda_darrell did you mean to post this in your Canvas course? If so, please log in to your course and post this in there. Let us know if you have any other questions.

Thanks,

- Nathan

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