You can use the Rich Content Editor to insert hyperlinks to document, image, and media files stored in your course files, group files, and to your user files.
Open the 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).
To insert a link displaying the name of the file, click to place your cursor in the location in the Rich Content Editor where you want the link to appear .
To insert a hyperlink to a course or group content item, select the text for your hyperlink .
In the toolbar, click the Link Options arrow  and select the Course Links option .
Note: To view the Links icon, you may have to click the Options icon .
You can create a link to group files when using the Rich Content Editor within groups.
In the toolbar, click the Link Options arrow  and select the Group Links option .
Click the Add drop-down menu . To view available folders, click the Files option .
Note: The text will flash before turning into the hyperlink.
To view course files, click the Course Files link .
To view your user files, click the My Files link .
If using the Rich Content Editor within a group, you can select a group file by clicking the Group Files link .
To sort the displayed files by image, document, or media file type, click the All drop-down menu  and select the file type to sort files .
To sort the displayed files by date added or alphabetically, click the Date Added drop-down menu .
To search for a file, enter the file name in the Search field . You must enter at least three characters for search results to display.
Click the name of the file you want to link in the Rich Content Editor.
View the link displaying the name of the file  or the hyperlinked text .
Click the Save button.
View the content. To view the linked file, click the link .
To download the file, click the Download icon .
Note: Links to external URLs display an Open icon .
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